Heidelberg and Gallus – Quality assurance and control at Interpack 2017

At Interpack 2017, Heidelberg and Gallus will introduce quality assurance and control systems for package printing (Source: Heidelberg)
GERMANY • The digitization of the packaging production offers a way of greatly reducing the risks of defects. Therefore, at the upcoming Interpack, taking place from 4 to 10 May in Düsseldorf, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) and its Swiss subsidiary Gallus will be presenting a range of solutions and measures aimed at automating quality assurance and…

Tresu – New wide-web chamber doctor blade system on display

(Left to right): Tetsuo Shikai, Tresu's managing director Japan and Andreas Jüttner, sales and technical manager, hold aloft the company’s new wide-web chamber doctor blade system at ICE Europe 2017 (Source: G&K TechMedia)
GERMANY • Among its equipment for optimised flow control on display at ICE Europe 2017, Tresu’s latest chamber blade product is an “all-in-one” concept for wide-web and corrugated printing, comprising a chamber doctor blade, inking system and integrated cleaning system.

ICE Europe 2017 – Winners of Jubilee Awards announced

(Left to right): Representatives from the winners: Derichs, Applied Materials, Kampf Schneid-und Wickeltechnik and Infiana Group along with ICE organizers celebrate the reception of ICE Europe 2017’s Jubilee Awards (Source: G&K TechMedia)
GERMANY  Following several months of on-line voting, at the first day of ICE Europe 2017 the four winners of ICE’s Jubilee Awards were announced. There were a total of 39 entries for the four categories “Innovative Partnerships”, “Industry 4.0”, “Green Technology” and “Converting Solutions for New Materials”.

Uteco Group – Opens new customer support office for Asian Pacific markets

Jörg E. Kullwitz, Uteco’s chief representative for Asia Pacific, has opened a new office out of Singapore to support existing and potential customers (Source, Uteco)
ITALY • To better support customers in the growing packaging markets in the Asian Pacific region, Uteco has opened an office in Singapore. Serving in this capacity, Jörg E. Kullwitz has been appointed as Uteco’s chief representative in the Pacific Asian region to support existing and potential customers as well as the current Uteco sales team…

Albertin – Combines fibre optics with laser technology for precise plate production

Using a laser engraving machine with an optic fibre source, Albertin is expanding its production of laser-engraved plates (Source, Albertin)
ITALY • Albertin is expanding its production of laser-engraved plates following its recent introduction of a laser engraving machine with an optic fibre source that, according to the company, is the only one in Italy to be used for producing flexographic plates.