Tropic Plastic & Packaging – Investment in Comexi technologies enhances production

Tropic Plastics and Packaging, based in South Africa, has recently installed a new Comexi F2 MB flexographic press (Source: Comexi)
South Africa • The plastic packaging company located near Durban is well positioned to take advantage of new requirements and developments in the African flexible packaging markets thanks to its investment, innovation and production strategy developed with Comexi technologies. A family-owned company with almost 50 years of experience, they have recently installed a new Comexi F2…

Kendall Packaging – Adds 10c Miraflex II AM Press in expanded printing facility

Kendall Packaging installed a new Windmöller & Hölscher Miraflex II AM press in the company’s recently expanded Pittsburg, Kansas facility (Source: W&H)
USA • Kendall Packaging has completed the expansion of its Pittsburg, KS plant with the installation of a 10c Miraflex II AM press from Windmöller & Hölscher. The new press is just one part of a USD 10 million expansion that added 59,000 sqft filled with state-of-the-art machinery, including solvent-free laminating and slitting, to the existing…

Helio Service Ahaus – New electroplating machines successfully put into operation

HSA’s new Rotoplater Classic Line started operations at Interprint, near Moscow, in January of 2018 (Source: HAS)
RUSSIA • Enabling the copperplating and chroming of gravure cylinders, the Rotoplater Classic Line started operating at the decor printer, Interprint, beginning in January 2018 at the company’s plant in Yegoryevsk near Moscow. The features of the chrome tank include that its completely made of titanium. The Copper, Dechroming and Degreasing tanks are made of polypropylene….

Interpress Printers – Invests in Koenig & Bauer EVO XD flexo technology

Holding a framed image of the new printer after signing the purchase contract (L to R): Ratha Kerisnan, managing director IPP; Andrea Dallavalla, KBA-Flexotecnica; and Andreas Friedrich, managing director KBA Asia-Pacific (Source: KBA)
MALAYASIA • The young company has focused on the printing of fast-food packaging and operates from headquarters in Kuala Lumpur. To accommodate a flood of new business, production capacity needed to be expanded. After a series of visits to companies in Europe, the company decided to invest in an ultramodern flexo printing line from KBA-Flexotecnica, a…

Flint – receives Expanded Gamut Printing partnership certificate from Marvaco

Kai Lankinen, Chairman of Marvaco congratulates Joelle Bédat, Business Development Manager OEM for receiving the EGP partnership certificate on behalf of Flint Group (Source: Marvaco)
GERMANY • The certificate recognises the company’s capability of delivering tools for successful implementation of Expanded Gamut Printing (EGP) processes. Flint Group supplies package printers with inks, coatings, and photopolymer plate raw materials to support the EGP process. The first Full HD EGP project between Flint Group and Marvaco was initiated 2015 and resulted an ultra-high-quality…