The two companies recently agreed to further strengthen their partnership.
The Koenig & Bauer customer centre is now able to demonstrate colour management solutions for printing with an extended colour gamut from Esko (Source: Koenig & Bauer)
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.
OEE (overall equipment efficiency) and speed improvement achieved by Gateway Packaging when using AWP water-washable flexo plates (Source: Asahi)
LUXEMBOURG • The company acquired Eston Chimica SRL located in Padova, Italy, a manufacturer and distributer of water-based inks for flexo and gravure applications to printers predominantly located in Italy and Southern Europe.
(Left to right): Kim Melander, vice president & general manager EMEA and global strategy, paper & board with Nicola Mellon, CEO of Eston Chimica (Source: Flint Group)
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.
Windmöller & Hölscher has confirmed Apex to be certified partner of aniloxes for the highly advanced flexo printing presses in the showroom (Source: Apex)
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…
Zecher has a global network of sales partners (Source: Zecher)
USA • The company has finalized the formation of a joint venture with Alliance Holding Company LTD (parent company of Ink Products Company, Ltd.) and will now operate under the name Sun Chemical Saudi Arabia LTD.
USA • International Global Solutions Corporation (IGT), has specified Martin Automatic equipment for both ends of its new 20-colour Danish-built Tresu flexo press.
Martin LRH automatic rewinder fitted to IGT’s existing Gallus Intro line – an MBX unwind/splicer and LRH rewinder will start work on IGT’s new Tresu line later in 2017
(Source: Nick Coombes)
GERMANY • The new Dynastar gravure printing press was awarded with the “Packaging Gravure Award 2017” by the European Rotogravure Association (ERA) in the category “Innovation”.
The Dynastar gravure printing press was awarded with the ERA Packaging Gravure Award 2017 for new ideas and concepts to produce short run jobs (Source: Windmöller & Hölscher)
GERMANY • The company has made a strong commitment to digitalization this year in order to take account of inevitable changes in good time.
(Left to right): The Digital Team in Berlin: Dieter Spriewald Luciano (Senior expert digital innovations), Christoph Barniske (Head of digital unit), Kai Limbach (Project manager digitalization)
JAPAN • Toyo Ink SC Holdings announced that its subsidiary company Toyo Printing Inks Inc., a manufacturer of inks and coatings in Turkey, has decided to purchase approximately 62,000 sqm of land for the future expansion of its operations in the Manisa Province.
The facility of Toyo Printing Inks Inc. in Turkey (Source: Toyo Inks)
SPAIN • Both companies presented their latest innovations and solutions during an open house event called Flexo Innovation Day, which has held on 24th October at Comexi’s facilities.
The Flexo Innovation Day was directed to South-West European clients and more than 50 managing and technical directors joined together (Source: Comexi)
ITALY • The owner of brands for the converting industry like Goebel IMS and Rotomac has recently started the production in its new manufacturing plant in Seriate.
The new 9,000 sqm production site houses highly industrial manufacturing areas for moulds and machine components (Source: IMS Deltamatic)
GERMANY • Following a good third quarter, the Koenig & Bauer group took a large step towards achieving its growth targets for revenue and earnings in 2017, the year in which it was celebrating its 200th anniversary.
the Koenig & Bauer group took a large step towards achieving its growth targets for revenue and earnings in 2017 (Source: KBA)
SPAIN • The editorial teams of Flexo + Tief-Druck and Flexo & Gravure Global magazines visited printing and converting equippment manufacturer Comexi this week.
A view into Comexi's production hall during the visit of G&K TechMedia editorial teams (Source: G&K TechMedia)
SOUTH AFRIA • The company announced the latest expansion to its African business with the acquisition of the remaining shares in Continental Printing Inks and Eagle Ink Systems.