Acme Corrugated – smashes production record on Bobst flexo folder gluer

The team that ran the record breaking order on June 23rd (Source: Bobst)
USA • The Pennsylvania-based corrugated converting plant’s production crew achieved a throughput of 186,439 boxes in an eight-hour shift on a Bobst FFG 8.20 Expertline machine. According to President Bob Cohen, “We averaged about 23,350 pieces per hour for the shift on a machine whose rated speed is 24,000 pieces per hour! We were running at…

Asahi Photoproducts – Gateway Packaging improves OEE with AWP water-washable plates

OEE (overall equipment efficiency) and speed improvement achieved by Gateway Packaging when using AWP water-washable flexo plates (Source: Asahi)
USA • The pioneer in photopolymer flexo plate development reported that Tennessee-based Gateway Packaging Company has chosen to partner with Asahi Photoproducts and its North American Distributor CTGA in its search for an improved platemaking process.

Windmöller & Hölscher – Apex named certified showroom partner for anilox rolls and sleeves

Windmöller & Hölscher has confirmed Apex to be certified partner of aniloxes for the highly advanced flexo printing presses in the showroom (Source: Apex)
GERMANY • The supplier of machinery and systems for production and converting of flexible packaging, has confirmed Apex International to be certified partner of aniloxes for the highly advanced flexo printing presses in the showroom.

Zecher – Cooperation with machine manufacturers strengthened

Zecher has a global network of sales partners (Source: Zecher)
GERMANY • For many years, the company has worked intensively together with all well-known machine manufacturers from the areas of flexible packaging, label printing, offset, coating and corrugated cardboard. Three years ago, Zecher established a key account management especially for this customer segment in order to offer in-depth support which is adapted to the special requirements…