USA • The company has invested in a Laserlox anilox roll cleaning system from Eaglewood Technologies.
Laserlox Systems sustainable anilox cleaning solutions use laser technology and are suitable for all segments of flexo printing
[Source: Laserlox Systems]
GERMANY • Two new K5 Smart XXL engraving units for gravure printing cylinder have been installed at the decor print shop Interprint in Arnsberg.
Following successful completion of the beta test, a second K5 Smart XXL was installed at Interprint Group in 2017
(Souce: Hell Gravure Systems)
THE NETHERLANDS • The Twinlock product division from the company Polymount with headquarters in Nijkerk becomes a 100% subsidiary of tesa SE.
Samples of soft, medium and hard Twinlock sleeves (Source: tesa)
AUSTRIA • To strengthen its position in the sector of premium packaging for the confectionary and tea market, the company acquired several respective manufacturers from the Clondalkin Group.
THE NETHERLANDS • Following the integration of the printing press businesses of Goss International and manroland, Contiweb will become a separate company under the ownership of American Industrial Partners with operations headquartered in Boxmeer.
Belgium • The supplier of prepress offset and inkjet print and the suppliers of printing inks for packaging applications and labels, have entered into a strategic alliance for digital packaging inks.
THE NETHERLANDS • The company active in the realm of full colour digital printing, marks 30 years since its founding with a series of educational blogs chronicling the history of digital printing.
It’s been 25 years since the Xeikon DCP1 digital colour web press was introduced at IPEX 1993 (Source: Xeikon)
LUXEMBOURG • Since January 2018, the ink manufacturer has modified its manufacturing facility to a climate-neutral process.
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…
Tropic Plastics and Packaging, based in South Africa, has recently installed a new Comexi F2 MB flexographic press (Source: Comexi)
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…
Kendall Packaging installed a new Windmöller & Hölscher Miraflex II AM press in the company’s recently expanded Pittsburg, Kansas facility (Source: W&H)
LUXEMBOURG • Eston Chimica, a supplier of inks and coatings to package printers in Italy and Southern Europe, announced a change in its company name and logo. Effective on February 1, 2018, the new company name is Eston Chimica, a Flint Group Company. In December 2017, Flint, a global supplier of inks and coatings to the…
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….
HSA’s new Rotoplater Classic Line started operations at Interprint, near Moscow, in January of 2018 (Source: HAS)
AUSTRIA • The company has increased its size by aquiring from the Netherlands’ based Clondalkin Group Cats-Hänsel. This includes three sites: Cats Flexibles Packaging in Rotterdam, the Netherlands; Hänsel Flexible Packaging in Freital, Germany, as well as Nimax in Elst, Netherlands. Through this transaction, Schur Flexibles has strengthened its position in the sector of premium…
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…
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)
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…
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)