USA • Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC), a division of Barry-Wehmiller, a supplier of high-performance converting machinery for the tissue, nonwovens and package-printing industries worldwide—has recently grown through its acquisition of Graphbury Machines, LLC, of Green Bay. With the addition of this machinery manufacturer and engineering-services provider for the flexible packaging industry, PCMC will expand…
ITALY • Established in 1977 in the Veneto region of North-East Italy, SCEA soon began a rapid expansion recording annual double-digit growth from the year 2000. This meant SCEA needed to relocate to a larger production facility in Zevio, near Verona, in 2008 in order to accommodate the increasing number of production lines required to match…
MIX SRL Ambrosini Paolo Enzo Pattaro, President of SCEA (center), with daughter Marina Pattaro, quality manger, and son Mauro Pattaro, general manager, in front of the new Bobst gravure printing press in SCEA production plant (Source, Bobst)
ITALY • The newly planned and developed exhibition and conference, scheduled to take place at Fiera Milano from 29 May to 1 June 2018, has been conceived in collaboration with the Italian printing and packaging industry to provide a wealth of business and networking opportunities for manufacturers, printers, brand owners, operators of the mass market distribution,…
USA • The manufacturer of consumables for the printing industry will be exhibiting next month at the FTA Fall Conference in St. Louis, Missouri, from October 9-11; and at the Corr Expo in Providence, Rhode Island, from October 16-17. Visit with our team to learn more about the latest offerings from Pamarco’s Absolute and Anilox Divisions….
USA – The company has released its 2016 Corporate Sustainability Report which focuses on how its research and development efforts have led to new products and services.
The Sun Chemical Sustainability Report 2016 can be requested online at www.sunchemical.com/sustainability (Source: Sun Chemical)
GERMANY • How is the current and future status of flexo printing forms? Flexo & Gravure Global asked seven suppliers of printing formes and prepress service companies for their opinion. Find the whole market survey in our shop as free download.
AUSTRIA – Austrian based Mondi Korneuburg is part of the international packaging and paper group Mondi. The plant produces pre-made pouches in a wide variety of shapes and sizes. It prints rotogravure and flexo in up to nine colours to ensure an eye-catching product presentation. The stand-up pouches are offered with many add-on features for…
(Left to right): Elisabeth Dudeschek-Pitsch (Head of printing department for Mondi), Mette Laursen (International sales manager for Flexo Wash), and Tarik Aslan (Technical manager for Mondi) in front of the new solvent-free Multi Cylinder Cleaner (Source: Flexo Wash)
GERMANY – The provider of process automation solutions, consumables and services to the print, textile and film industries, has reached an agreement to acquire Ahlbrandt System. The acquisition is pending German government approval, with a target closing date of 30 September, 2017.
On the sidelines of the Print4All Preview in Milan, Aldo Peretti, CEO of Uteco and also President of the Italian manufacturers Association, ACIMGA took time out of his schedule to meet with Editors of Flexo &Gravure Global.
INDIA – Candy and confectionery are high impulse buying items therefore the importance of aesthetical packaging cannot be emphasized enough. With this problem statement at hand the films business of India’s multinational flexible packaging materials and solutions company has engineered low opacity, gloss white anti-static twist wrap polyester film Flexpet F-WTG-AS, a bi-axially oriented polyethylene…
USA – Located in Bedford, OH, Nova Films & Foils offers a customised coating and converting service to industries as diverse as graphic arts to electronics and industrial markets. Currently, more than 70% of the output of the company and its 13-strong workforce is customised work.
Rick Huskey and Bruce Allaben of Nova Films & Foils appreciate the Vetaphone corona unit for its reliability and ease of maintenance (Source: Vetaphone)
GERMANY • After five years in various executive positions at Siegwerk, on 1 September, Dr Jan Breitkopf joined the board of management where he has taken over the position of president packaging EMEA from Hugo Noordhoek Hegt. Breitkopf will join the board of the packaging ink manufacturer to oversee the European, Middle East and African (EMEA)…
© intuitive fotografie köln // Philippe Ramakers Dr Jan Breitkopf has joined the board of management in the position of president packaging EMEA (Source, Siegwerk)
UK • Taking place from 31 October to 3 November 2017 at the NEC in Birmingham, IPEX 2017 will be a showcase of innovation, technology and print in action, covering a range of applications including printing, software, digital, and finishing. Registration is open and IPEX is free to attend, visitors are advised to register early to…
Oriol Miralles Francois Martin will headline the next IPEX conference in Birmingham 31 October to 3 November 2017 (Source, IPEX)
USA • Hosted by PCMC at their Green Bay, Wisconsin world headquarters at 2300 South Ashland Ave, on September 14, Flexo Concepts will join Harper on the last stop of its 2017 road show.
GERMANY • The rotec Eco Bridge, an adapter with a patent-pending air flow system using a breathable metal ring allows for easier mounting and de-mounting of the sleeves as well as a reduction in noise of 99%.
rotec Eco Bridge in use at Rommelag Flex (Source, Flint)