EGYPT • In mid-November invited representatives of the Egyptian print industry met with K&B experts during several seminars in Alexandria and Cairo. Organised together with the Bibliotheca Alexandrina in Alexandria, the Egyptian Chamber of Printing & Packaging Industries, the German-Arab Chamber of Industry and Commerce, and the drupa trade exhibition, the main theme was an exchange…
BIBALEX Group photo with all the seminar participants in the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (Source, KBA)
How would you describe the importance and value of the growing Asian package printing markets? What are the challenges as a western company when entering those markets?
What is your opintion about the Asian market? (Source: G&K TechMedia)
Plastic packaging has a lower rate of recycling than other materials. More needs to be done to ensure that even more plastic packaging can be recycled. Sven Sängerlaub, Business Development Manager Packaging at the Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging (IVV), talks about the part played by packaging design in improving the recyclability of…
RAINER LEHMANN Sven Sängerlaub, Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging (Source: Fraunhofer Institute IVV)
UK • New analysis from Smithers Pira shows that the industrial printing market will grow steadily across 2017-2022, despite significant evolution of supply chains.
USA • The report “Sterile Medical Packaging Market” published by market research company MarketsandMarkets categorizes by Material, Type, Sterilization Methods, Application – Forecast to 2020″.
SPAIN • At the European Rotogravure Association meeting now underway in Barcelona, Rudi Weis-Schiff of Janoschka Germany detailed both the current state of the printing industry in Asia and the growth opportunity there for machine producers and industry suppliers.
Regional packaging markets breakdown shown at the current ERA Packaging and Decorative Gravure Conference (Source: G&K TechMedia)
SPAIN • This years’ ERA Packaging and Decorative Gravure Conference which started today in Barcelona will last until tomorrow and discusses advances and latest developments in technology and markets for packaging and decorative gravure printing.
This years’ ERA Packaging and Decorative Gravure Conference in Barcelona discusses advances and latest developments in technology and markets for packaging and decorative gravure printing (Source: G&K TechMedia)
ITALY • The banquet and gala celebrating the awarding of the 2018 FTA Europe Diamond Awards will be held at the hotel Barceló in Milan on Wednesday 30th May 2018 during the Print4All Fair. After a successful first edition in Dusseldorf in June 2016, with over 230 participants and 30 flexo companies awarded for their works,…
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India • From 26 to 28 October 2017, the first edition of the trade fair trio comprising pacprocess India, indiapack and food pex India will rank top of the agenda at the Pragati Maidan exhibition centre in New Delhi.
From October 9-11, a group of 350 flexographers and industry insiders gathered at the Flexographic Technical Association’s (FTA) Fall Conference 2017 in downtown St. Louis, MO, directly across from the storied Arch, celebrating the “Gateway to the American West.” This year’s event, appropriately themed “the Gateway to Technology,” delivered industry-trending education and many networking opportunities.
Jazmin Siancas, Harper’s Marketing & Event Coordinator and the rest of the Harper America team staffs their booth at this year’s FTA Fall Conference in St. Louis (Source: G&K TechMedia)
THAILAND • The 6th International Packaging and Printing Exhibition for Asia, which took place 18-21 September at Bangkok, welcomed a record-breaking 17,452 visitors from 59 countries this year from a wide range of end-user industries.
BEE_TEERAWIT With 17,452 visitors from 59 countries and 300 exhibitors from 25 countries this year’s International Packaging and Printing Exhibition was a record-breaking event (Source: Messe Düsseldorf Asia)
BRAZIL • In September 2017, FTA Europe gave the opening speech at the Intercontinental Conference on Flexography, organised by ABFlexo, the Brazilian Flexographic Technical Association in Sao Paulo.
FTA Europe, as an institutional partner of ABFlexo, was invited to share the European flexo experience (Source: FTA Europe)
WALES • This year the conference will be opened by Giuseppe Tripaldi, of the Uteco Group with additional speakers being Patrick Gane of Omya International AG, Martin Krebs of VARTA Microbattery GmbH and Paul Meredith, representing the Department of Physics, Swansea University. Taking place at the Swansea Marriott, in the Maritime Quarter of Swansea, the two…
Belgium • Exhibiting together with ebeam Technologies and INX Digital at Hall 4, Stand A25, at Labelexpo in Brussels beginning on Monday 25 September, Uteco will formally introduce the digital printing machine Gaia to the market. Given a limited unveiling earlier this year, Gaia is a modular inkjet digital press designed for printing on flexible substrates….
At Labelexpo, Uteco, in partnership with ebeam Technologies and INX Digital, will be featuring their new Gaia modular inkjet digital press along with other printing solutions (Source, Uteco)
USA • Since hybrid printing (flexo and digital) can be challenging, attempting to “go it alone” isn’t the answer. The Flexographic Technical Association’s (FTA) Fall Conference 2017 will feature solutions on how to tackle this growing industry trend using the October issue of Flexo Magazine’s cover project as the example on Tuesday, Oct. 10 from 10:30…
FTA’s Fall conference will feature a hybrid project analysis (Source, FTA)