Summa Stories

Let’s cut to the chase. You are here to be inspired, to be awed, to broaden your technical know-how and most of all to be(come) a cut above the rest. Check out our Summa stories and let us share our slice of Summa with you.


Inspiring cutting applications with Summa in the fight against COVID-19

Author: Daphne Mertens   Date: 

In recent weeks we have seen the importance of communication in protecting people's health, and signage has proved to be indispensable. An even greater need turns out to be protective clothing against the coronavirus, such as mouth masks and aprons.


Laser cutting versus knife cutting

Author: Randi Kerkaert   Date: 

Why both actions - laser cutting and knife cutting - should be regarded as complementary actions rather than opposite actions. Find out below how both actions encompass their own specific benefits and qualities.


Our future in textile by Mike Horsten

Author: Mike Horsten   Date: 

"It’s funny to see how things change or better don’t change in our textile industry. I have been working for more than 20 years in this industry and I found that change is the most difficult and least accepted." Mike Horsten explains why change can be good for the future of the textile industry.


First Summa flatbed cutter ever sold continues to be trustworthy partner for finishing

Author: Daphne Mertens   Date: 

Take a look at the very first Summa flatbed cutter sold in 2010. Chosen for its versatility and cutting precision, the F1612 continues to be a trustworthy partner for this printing company. Read more on how it convinced them to purchase two additional Summa flatbed cutters shortly after.


High accuracy on flatbed cutters achieved easily with the ADC

Author: Jemarie Noyez   Date: 

The key to achieving the ideal cut which is highly accurate, straight and cuts just deep enough, depends on the knife orientation and knife depth. Instead of setting this manually and checking it with the bare eye, this feature does it all automatically for you.