USA • The anilox roll supplier announced that Sean Teufler, technical director, will be presenting a live webinar for FTA members entitled, “Aniloxes: Basics, Care, and Specifications” on November 16, 2017.
USA • The company has acquired the assets and business of Santa Barbara, CA, based Transitions Digital Graphics, LLC, a developer of changeable advertising signage and displays which utilize invisible ink.
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USA • Graphic Packaging has formed a new partnership with International Paper’s (IP) North America Consumer Packaging business to create a new USD 6 billion paper-based packaging company. Under the terms of the agreement, Graphic Packaging will operate the partnership with a 79.5% interest, while the remaining 20.5% stake will be with IP valuing nearly USD…
GERMANY • The company Hans-Joachim Heinerich GmbH which was founded in 1968 currently has a workforce of 50 employees. The independent family run company is one of the best-known and most successful prepress service providers for corrugated post-printing in Southern Germany.
The Digital MAF flexo plate improves the reproduction of finest highlight elements in corrugated post printing (Source: MacDermid)
BELGIUM • At Labelexpo Europe 2017 the company sol dits 1,500th license of Packz, its professional native PDF editor for labels and packaging. The order was placed by French digital printer MR Cartonnage Numérique.
Packz is a professional native PDF editor for labels and packaging provided by Hybrid Software (Source: Hybrid Software)
SPAIN • The supplier of solutions for the flexible packaging industry, has registered a strong first half-year in the CIS and Russia markets with solid performance in flexo and offset printing, laminating and slitting lines.
Members of Tiko Plastic at Comexi’s facilities after having acquired a new FPLUS flexo press (Source: Comexi)
GERMANY • The 500th machine of the Miraflex series of CI flexo printing presses has been purchased by the Pakistani packaging manufacturer Packages Limited.
W&H sales director South Asia Gerhard Schoone (left) and W&H sales director Thomas Lengenberg (right) celebrate the deal together with Asghar Abbas, head of packaging at Packages Limited (2nd from left), W&H director Peter Steinbeck (3rd from left) and Numan Noor , business unit manager folding carton at Packages Limited (Source: W&H)
USA • Established 30 years ago and still under family ownership, Acucote Inc. of Graham, North Carolina has five regional slitting and distribution plants around the US and currently employs 140 people including a national sales network.
Acucote’s newest RMAP rewinder from Martin Automatic rewinds siliconised rolls of film, paper and paperboard—and even supports the dryer of the coating line
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SPAIN • The solutions provider for the flexible packaging industry is expanding its presence in Africa with the installation of a new F2 MB flexo press at Natpak’s facilities in Zimbabwe.
Flexible packaging manufacturer Natpak of Harare (Zimbabwe), installed a new Comexi F2 MB flexo press (Source: Comexi)
SPAIN • The Manel Xifra Boada Technological Centre (Comexi CTec), currently has more than 1500 students. In 2016, the centre was visited by more than 200 companies in the sector and hosted more than 320 technical tests. Since the beginning of 2017, the Technological Centre’s figures have continued growing and the forecast is to surpass last…
Comexi CTec appreciated its 1500th attendee: Andrey Zavgorodniy, employee in the KubRotoPack, company based in Krasnodar (Russia) received a commemorative gift (Source: Comexi)
GERMANY • Carl Ostermann Erben (COE), one of the few high-end suppliers of printing plates in Germany, will be presenting its pharma workflow at the CPhI Worldwide 2017 (24 to 26 October in Frankfurt).
At CPhI Worldwide 2017, COE will show its pharma workflow for the manufacturing of blister packaging (Source: Umweltbundesamt)
BELGIUM • During Labelexpo Europe 2017, the Italian company reaffirmed its position as a manufacturer of bespoke cleaning systems for analogue and digital printing.
INDIA • The maker of films for packaging, labeling and lamination applications now offers a comprehensive range of overwrap films which include high shrink tight wrap, medium shrink, general overwrap and cable overwrap films. The overwrap films offered are untreated both side heat sealable BOPP based films which not only offer protection to products packed inside…
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DENMARK • At the upcoming FEFCO Exhibition and Technical Seminar organised by the European Federation of Corrugated Board Manufacturers, Tresu Group will showcase its ancillary solutions for automated ink logistics in wide-web flexo printing. The event will take place at Messe Vienna from 11 to 13 October 2017 with Tresu available at stand 104/105.
The Tresu MaxiPrint Concept comprises a chamber, integrated ink supply and cleaning system (Source: Tresu)
BELGIUM • The Swiss company has won the award for sustainability at the Label Industry Global Awards 2017 for its ebeam Compact solution.
ebeam Technologies won the award for sustainability at the Label Industry Global Awards 2017 for its ebeam Compact solution (Source: Labelexpo Europe)