The digital inspection table incorporates digital projection for the proofing of printed sheets and die-cut blanks, whilst providing real-time visual representations to match product with digital proofs.
The digital inspection table is designed to drive quality assurance, productivity and virtually remove print production errors
The first ever edition of Print4All, the new format born of the collaboration between ACIMGA, ARGI and Fiera Milano, which came to a close on 1 June and spotlighted the entire printing industry (converting, package printing, labelling, commercial and industrial printing) attracted a staggering 30,000 visitors from 87 countries.
During the Print4All show in Milan the team of Flexo & Gravure Global took some time to produce a video with Dr. Luigi Cerutti, Assistant to the CEO of Cerutti Packaging. During this interview Mr. Cerutti gives insights to his new position at Cerutti and lays out, what he aims to achieve in the future….
ITALY • About 150,110 attendees, including 105,770 buyers from different segments within the manufacturing industry: these the final numbers of The Innovation Alliance, the event that from 29 May to 1 June at Fiera Milano, saw Print4All, Plast, Ipack-Ima, Meat-Tech and Intralogistica Italia.
UK • In the space of two years the BOPP film industry has moved from a scenario of modest capacity growth and improving margins to one where it seems everyone is struggling to make money thanks to another frenzy of investment in high capacity BOPP film lines around the world.
BELGIUM • The CDI Crystal 4835 and the Print Control Wizard are two new solutions for automated flexo platemaking.
The CDI Crystal 4835 supports the 1219 mm x 889 mm (48” x 35”) plate size and features automatic plate loading and unloading
GERMANY • The European initiative CEFLEX aims to improve the contribution of flexible packaging to the circular economy. The aim is to find better system design solutions by 2025 through cooperation between the many players along the entire value chain. Now, the German mechanical engineering company Windmöller & Hölscher (W&H) joined CEFLEX.
SWITZERLAND • The full-service provider offering pre-media, digital printing, laminating, and pouch making services will install an ebeam Core 100/760 EB curing unit, mounted on a Grafisk Maskinfabrik GM EB30 coating line at its Madison, Wisconsin, USA, site in Q3, 2018.
ePac Flexible Packaging will install an ebeam Technologies’s Core 100/760 EB curing unit, mounted on a Grafisk Maskinfabrik GM EB30 coating line (Sourece: ebeam Technologies)
ITALY • The 2018 FTA Europe Diamond Awards took place on 30th of May at the Hotel Barceló in Milan and proved to be a great success. 240 individuals from across the European flexo community attended the ceremony to celebrate the best of the European flexo industry during the period of the Print4All Fair.
The winners of the FTA Europe Diamond Awards 2018
(Source: FTA Europe)
SWITZERLAND • Visitors to the Competence 18 open house event have the opportunity to witness the future of the printing and converting industries first-hand.
USA • Before processes can be controlled, they have to be understood and version 6.0 of “Flexography: Principles & Practices (FP&P) 6.0” provides such basic information.
Version 6.0 of “Flexography: Principles & Practices (FP&P) 6.0” provides basic information on process control (Source: FTA)
After four intensive days the Print4All show in Milan came to an end. We produced a short aftermovie of the event. If you didn’t have the chance to visit the show, just take a look at the video below.
ROMANIA • Graphic Open Systems (GOS), the Brasov based distributor for a number of international manufacturing principals, picked up one of the prestigious Romanian packaging awards at a ceremony held during Pack Expo 2018 in Bucharest.
Adriana and Sebastian Boureanu of GOS with their packaging award (Source: Nick Coombes)
USA • The global anilox roll supplier recently donated six anilox rolls at a total value of US 18,000 to Fundeplast, a nonprofit flexo training foundation headquartered in San Salvador, El Salvador, Central America.
Harper donated six anilox rolls to Fundeplast, a nonprofit flexo training foundation headquartered in San Salvador, El Salvador (Source: Harper)
USA • Codes printed directly onto eggs contain useful safety and traceability information such as best before dates and farm identification. Such coding fulfills a legal obligation in many countries.
The Markem-Imaje’s 9450 coder offers a performance capability of more than 250,000 eggs per hour