Koenig & Bauer – Experts meet with representatives of Egypt’s printing industry

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Group photo with all the seminar participants in the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (Source, KBA)
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…

Packaging design: Appreciation for sustainable packaging

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Sven Sängerlaub, Fraunhofer Institute for Process Engineering and Packaging (Source: Fraunhofer Institute IVV)
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…

ERA – Packaging and Decorative Conference in Barcelona

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)
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.

FTA – Fall Conference showcases innovation and best practices

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)
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.

Pack Print International – Record success with biggest turn-out

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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)
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.

Uteco – To showcase the new Gaia digital printer and other technology at Labelexpo

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)
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….

FTA – Fall conference 2017 to feature hybrid project analysis

FTA’s Fall conference will feature a hybrid project analysis (Source, FTA)
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…