Wesselink – Flexible packaging printer buys hybrid press

Ben Wesselink founded the company in 1976, noted forecasts for growth in packaging and decided to branch out using offset, and now hybrid, printing
Editor’s note: Part of our mission at Flexo & Gravure Global is to inform our readers about flexible packaging production processes that are outside but often include the flexo and gravure technologies, with special sections like Digital Printing today and articles like this.

DuPont, 3M — Flexo conference held with LLC Repro Studio Dialog

The event had more than 100 participants, representatives of flexo printing industry from all regions of Ukraine and the Republic of Belarus, Azerbaijan and Poland
UKRAINE • On 28 October, 3M, in partnership with DuPont Advanced Printing Cyrel and LLC Repro Studio Dialog, Ukraine, arranged an international flexo conference, “Optimization of the technological process at the flexo printing industry: modern technologies, ways to achieve high and precise printing quality”.

Vetaphone – New film tester released

Vetaphone has a patent application for its new iCorona Film Tester, which is designed to analyse the amount of surface treatment required for any given substrate
DENMARK • The difficulty with Corona treatment is that most converters know they need it, but don’t know whether they are using it correctly – it is not a “set and forget” technology! The inventors of Corona, Vetaphone, have come up with a solution that will make a converter’s life easier – a testing machine.