bfm: looking to the future with confidence

bfm celebrates its 45th business anniversary and inaugurates new production facilities of 1500 square metres that will also house a new R&D area

bfm company has been present in the field of plastic machinery for over forty years and today it is acknowledged as one of the leading companies in the “Made in Italy” for the construction of “Take off & Automatic Winders” to suit extrusion blown film lines (bfm is official partner of Luigi Bandera SpA), and “Flexo printing machines” Central Drum up to 10 colours and Stack Type 2-4-6-8 colours.

This year, also on the occasion of its 45th anniversary, bfm will celebrate the inauguration of a new building adjacent to the existing one. A new production area of 1500 m2 facility, housing a new Research & Development area, is in fact going to be operational from the first half of 2020.

It is an opportunity “to make a point” on the future of the company, that is investing heavily in terms of resources and technology, to be always at the forefront in an increasingly competitive commercial context.

bfm looks to the future with confidence, sure that the anniversary of 45 years of activity and the inauguration of the new production reality can become a new starting point.

At next Drupa 2021, which will be held in Dűsseldorf in April, bfm will be pleased to offer a novelty in its range of flexographic printing machines.

“SIRIO 8 SERVO PLUS” is the bfm novelty.

It is an 8-colour “Stack type-reel to reel” machine, designed for printing on various plastic materials for packaging market but also suitable for paper materials.

Each counter roller is driven by “torque motor”, printing groups positioning by servomotors according to the printing repeat length required. Motorized registers and automatic pre-setting systems are some of its relevant technical features

The printing units are equipped with a closed chamber doctor blade with the possibility of self-alignment, able to print from a minimum repeat length of 300 mm up to a maximum of 1200 mm, with a printing width up to 1800 mm. Besides, the standard machine is also equipped with sleeves system for quick change in the machine for both cylinders, Cliches and Anilox.

Finally, SIRIO 8 SERVO PLUS is equipped with a fully automatic revolver type winder able to wind up reels up to 1000 mm diameter and with non-stop reel changes; Unwinder with different solutions: fixed, shaftless or revolver.

Still in the stack type sector, bfm will present a “Line for industrial bags” complete with printing, gusseting and embossing for tubular (FFS), a line that has recently had a great success.

The industrial bag (FFS) is a flat tube with an embossed area and side gussets.

This type of bags is normally used for the packaging of granules of plastic polymers (LDPE-HDPE-PP), fertilizers, salts, bulk goods.

This FFS line (Form, Fill & Seal) is composed of a motorized unwinder suitable for reels with a maximum diameter of 1500 mm, a 4-colour flexo printer (which can also be with 2 and / or 6 colours depending on the customer’s request) width 800 mm, gusseting and embossing and finally an automatic winder, mod. W 400 – width 800 mm.

This line can also be equipped with corona treatment (refreshing or total) automatic filming guides and micro-perforators.

In the central drum Flexo printer field, bfm will have the pleasure of offering to potential customers its Marte 8-colour Gearless flexographic printing machine, designed using the proven application experience from Bosch Rexroth, the industry leader in the automation of printing and converting machines 

The Marte Printer is available in different printing widths; standard repeat length from 350 mm up to 800 mm (or 1200 mm Plus Model); the maximum production speed is 400 meters per minute. 

The continuous improvement of bfm machines is for the company a daily task: every machine shows always something new, thanks to its attention to the inputs coming from the market and from its customers. 

Let’s meet at Hall 16 – Booth B74.