Producing high quality 3D cabinet doors with decorative finishing surface.

The Italpresse Estrema Air Membrane Press was designed to produce the highest quality of the end product, with extremely fast pressing cycles, quick production changes, and unparalleled user integration for thermoforming materials (PVC, PPE, ABS, TRANSFER FOILS; etc ) or natural veneers. The primary output of this machine is beautifully aesthetic and durable cabinet doors which are created efficiently and economically.

The Italpresse Estrema can be run with a membrane or membrane-less and can be supplied with one to three trays with manual or automatic movement. The trays can be equipped with the exclusive Italpresse PSS (PIN SUPPORT SYSTEM) that completely eliminates the need for panel raisers and accelerates the production output.

Why Italpresse Estrema Air Membrane Press?

  • High production output of thermoformed cabinet doors & panels
  • Short cycle times & superior output quality with vacuum + positive pressure
  • Suitable for PVC, PPE, ABS, transfer foils, or natural veneers
  • Possibility to run with or without a membrane and programs suited to your material and needs
  • User friendly touch screen interface allows full control of machine functions with capability to store working programs for instant recall
  • Available with one or two loading trays according to output requirements
  • Manual or automatic tray loading
  • Models with 4’x9’ or 4’x10’ useable press size

  • Solid steel frame which is precision machined by CNC
  • Top heating platen with direct electric heating and oil circulation for a higher degree of temperature uniformity
  • Maximum platen temperature up to 150o C
  • High thickness monolithic steel bottom platen
  • Touch-screen color operator interface with possibility to set and store working programs
  • Large diameter hydraulic pressure cylinders
  • Vacuum system complete with pump and control valve to ensure optimum transfer of the foil to the substrate


Akhurst Machinery Group, a prominent player in the North American machinery industry, is pleased to announce a strategic partnership with Modular Building Automation (MBA), a Dutch company specializing in machinery for prefabricated homes, modular buildings, and offsite construction solutions. MBA, a joint venture of the renowned companies J.J. Smith in the UK and Ireland and H&M headquartered in the Netherlands, is involved in the design, manufacturing, distribution, and worldwide sales of MBA equipment.

Akhurst Machinery Group, a prominent player in the machinery industry, proudly announces a strategic partnership with Stromab SPA, an Italian manufacturer of innovative crosscutting solutions. This collaboration signifies a major commitment by both companies to bring cutting-edge technology and comprehensive solutions to the North American market. Akhurst Machinery Group, the parent company behind the well-known brands of Cantek and Leadermac USA, will leverage Stromab SPA’s expertise in crosscutting solutions to enhance its offerings in North America.

Visit us during this year’s Woodworking Technology Days and see the latest equipment solutions for your business.