Zecher – SteppedHex engraving for optimised finishing and spot-varnishing

Magnified view on the Zecher SteppedHex engraving for optimised finishings and spot-varnishing performance (Source: Zecher)
GERMANY • The manufacturer of premium anilox rollers developed the SteppedHex technology. Based on an application of the parameters of 60° engraving, it offers both an alternative to it and additional benefits. SteppedHex engraving assists the printer’s task with improved emptying of the anilox roller cells to deliver optimised printing results. This is proven by a…

Sun Chemical – Commercial adhesive alliance with SAPICI

(Left to right): Rudi Lenz (Sun Chemical), Sasha Martinelli (SAPICI9, Felipe Mellado (Sun Chemical), Cristian Furiosi (SAPICI) and Fabio Deflorian (Sun Chemical) (Source: Sun Chemical)
USA • The company has formed a commercial alliance with SAPICI S.p.A. to market their lamination adhesives portfolio for flexible packaging applications. This allows Sun Chemical to market these products exclusively in North and South America, the Middle East and North and South Africa. Products will be sold under both the Sun Chemical brand and SAPICI…

TCLP – Venturing into flexible packaging with QuadTech

TCPL is a key provider of packaging for customers in the food and beverage industry in India and abroad (Source: TCLP Packaging)
INDIA • The manufacturers of printed folding cartons has installed their third QuadTech inspection system as they move to support flexible packaging. In addition, the order includes Data Central, PDF verification, waste management and web viewing systems to create a complete defect management workflow. This state-of-the-art technology has been installed to support TCPL’s newest rotogravure press,…
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FFP Packaging Solutions – Fixed colour palette guide for brands released

Paul Hesketh, print development manager at FFP is seeing an increasing demand of FCP printing from UK retailers (Source: Asahi)
UK • Asahi Photoproducts reported that FFP Packaging Solutions, a UK-based innovator in flexible package converting for 50 years, has published a fixed colour palette guide for brands and retailers. It enables brand managers to select repeatable, achievable colours based on the Pantone library but produced using the CMYK process ink set. In the format of…

KBA Flexotecnica – New sales manager for Great Britain and Scandinavia

As new sales manager at KBA-Flexotecnica, Richard Warnick is responsible for the markets UK, Ireland and Scandinavia (Source: KBA)
ITALY • The Koenig & Bauer Group subsidiary KBA-Flexotecnica S.p.A. has expanded its sales team with Richard Warnick, the new sales manager for the United Kingdom, Ireland and Scandinavia. Parallel to these duties, he will also be acting as global key account manager. Richard Warnick has worked in the print industry for more than 20 years,…

Flexo Wash – Celebrating 25 years in cleaning business

Company founder Henning Kongstad in front of some of Flexo Wash’s washing solutions (Source: Flexo Wash)
DENMARK • It all began a quarter of a century ago when Danish label printer Henning Kongstad became frustrated with the time and effort required to clean and maintain his printing presses. The biggest problem was dirty parts and the knock-on effect they were having on print quality. In addition, the manual process of cleaning was…
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ebeam Technologies/INX International – Partnering to boost EB curing

SWITZERLAND • The developer and manufacturer of electron beam solutions for print and packaging applications announced a partnership with INX International, a supplier of ink and coatings technology solutions for commercial, packaging and digital print applications and is the third largest producer of ink in North America. ebeam Technologies designs, manufactures and integrates electron beam technology…

Flexible packaging market worth USD 125.66 billion by 2021

Samples of flexible packaging (Source: Esko)
According to the report “Flexible Packaging Market by Material (Plastic Film, Paper, Aluminum), Printing Technology (Flexography, Rotogravure, Digital), Type (Stand-Up Pouches, Retort Pouches), Application (Food & Beverages, Healthcare, Cosmetics & Toiletries) – Global Forecast to 2021”, issued by the MarketsandMarkets research company, the market for flexible packaging is projected to grow from USD 97.97 billion…

Cosmo Films – Anti-fog film for wider applications

Cosmo Films’ new anti-fog film is suitable for packaging of even unpolished fruits
INDIA • The manufacturer of speciality BOPP films has come up with an improvised anti-fog film with excellent cold & hot anti fog properties and high hot tack & low co-efficient of friction which can deliver high speed over wrapping performance. This means that the film would now be suitable for packaging of even unpolished fruits…
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New zone business director for UK and Ireland for the web-fed business unit

Bobst – Peter Redmond joined company

Peter Redmond joined Bobst, responsible for UK and Ireland's web-fed business unit (Source: Bobst)
UK/IRELAND • Peter Redmond has joined Bobst as zone business director for UK and Ireland for the web-fed business unit. He brings with him over 30 years of experience in the printing industry, having held a variety of senior management roles within engineering, sales and customer service operations. In his new role, he will report to…

Cheshire Anilox Technology – Installation of new ALE fibre laser

Cheshire Anilox Technology has installed a new laser in order to have a greater range of engravings (Source: Cheshire Anilox Technology)
UK • The manufacturer of laser engraved ceramic anilox rollers Cheshire Anilox Technology has installed a new ALE fibre laser. The new laser is equipped with the latest hardware and software technology to produce a range of engraving configurations from 25 to 2,000 lines per inch. The new machine will allow the Manchester based company to…