ITALY • The ERA Packaging and Decorative Conference 2018 will be held on 7-8 of November in Turin.
GERMANY • After two successful German editions, ESMA, Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Automation and Engineering (IPA) and Stuttgart Media University organise now the first comprehensive English course on all theoretical and practical aspects of digital printing technology for industrial applications. The event will take place on 5-8 November 2018 at the laboratories and conference rooms of…
GERMANY • FachPack 2018 brought about 45,000 trade visitors (2016: 41,014) to the Nuremberg show from 25 to 27 September to learn about innovations and trends in the packaging industry.
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FachPack 2018 brought about 45,000 trade visitors to the Nuremberg show from 25 to 27 September (Source: Messe Nürnberg)
BELGIUM • A feature of many of the company’s flexo printing plates, Clean Transfer Technology enables a clean ink transfer and prevents ink accumulating on the plate surfaces and shoulders in screen areas.
The AWP water-washable flexo plate with Clean Transfer Technology (Source: Asahi Photoproducts)
THE NETHERLANDS • The manufacturer of anilox and metering roll solutions and exclusive distributor of the Bellissima DMS Screening, developed by Hamillroad Software, is launching some flexo and corrugated solutions at ScanPack, taking place 23-26 October in Göteborg, Sweden (Stand B01:B03).
At ScanPack, Apex is launching flexo and corrugated solutions and also presents the Bellissima DMS Screening, developed by Hamillroad Software (Source: Apex)
GERMANY • Today, 25 September 2018, FachPack, the European trade fair for packaging, processing and technologies, opened its doors at Exhibition Centre Nuremberg.
FachPack, the European trade fair for packaging, processing and technologies, opened its doors at Exhibition Centre Nuremberg (Source: Messe Nürnberg)
Growth in colour inkjet digital printing across labels and packaging industries is set to increase rapidly through 2023 and beyond, with automated high-volume/high-speed industrial-scale production to grow at a very fast rate. This is the outlook by the new report covering colour inkjet digital printing in global labels and packaging markets, published by market research…
An example for a digital inkjet press, the Durst Tau 330 RSC (Source: Durst)
Always be in time to safeguard the future In view of the most dynamic processes of change and innovation affecting the packaging industries, one may become a little concerned. For example, flexible packaging must be capable of recycling and the development of digital printing processes continues to make giant steps forward.
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USA • The Fall Conference 2018 will take place 29-31 October at the Renaissance Cleveland Hotel in Cleveland, OH, home to the world-renowned Rock & Roll Hall of Fame.
GERMANY • The company launches Thimm parcelProof, a new generation of shipping packaging solutions with tamper-proof locks. The single-material solution made from corrugated cardboard prevents unauthorized access and ensures the authenticity of the shipped goods.
Flexo printers require photopolymer flexo plates that have the ability to print on many and varied types of substrates, provide optimised ink transfer, are cost efficient and reduce processing times. Although these demands may seem like a challenge, they can make a positive difference for a flexo printer.
Beneficial water washable flexo plates (Source: Allflexo)
Nowadays, the most important issue in the transporting is the safety and efficiency. For this reason and to ensure product quality and safety, flexible packaging is being positioned as a fantastic solution to meet these goals. As Packaging Digest says, flexible packaging’s unique attributes can provide opportunities to tackle some of e-commerce’s largest sustainability challenges.
Samples of market available flexible packaging (Source: Esko)
GERMANY • In spring 2017, ppg> flexofilm expanded the range of flexo printed products. Therefore the German package manufacturer installed a 10 + 1 colour Miraflex C II flexo printing press from Windmöller & Hölscher at the Holdorf location.
The pneumatic carbon fiber (CFRP) adapter roller cyKlon from Epsilon Composite is provided with an exchangeable interlock notch (Source: Epsilon Rollers)
Belgium • St-Luc Labels & Packaging has acquired a Comexi L20000 water-based laminator to complement film products printed on its HP Indigo 20000 digital press.
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The L20000 is the result of a strategic agreement between HP Indigo and Comexi to respond the requests from flexible packaging field (Source: Comexi)
Double-sided tapes are increasingly being used for application in very small devices like smartphones. As these products are becoming increasingly thinner – the most recent smartphones have a thickness of just 7.3 mm (0.3”) – reliable adhesive solutions are required for the accurate positioning of all parts within the case of such high-tech devices. For…
Depending on the roller diameter, each EcoStretch ring consists of 30, 36 or 40 single stretch elements respectively (Source: Dreckshage)