Swop 2017 – China to be biggest chocolate market, new opportunities for printers and packagers beckon

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CHINA • At swop 2017, scheduled to run from 7-10, November at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC), a large number of international processing and packaging products for the confectionary and bakery sectors will be showcased. Several European confectionery processing and packaging machinery manufacturers will be attending including the German exhibitors Theegarten-Pactec, Chocotech, Winkler+Dünnebier, Hänsel…

Uflex – Interview with R.K. Jain, president finance & accounts

R.K. Jain, Uflex's fiannce and accounts group president (Source, Uflex)
INDIA • As the nation’s economy continues to grow along with its population, Uflex is quickly solidifying its position as one of the largest integrated manufacturing and packaging firms in Asia. With global aspirations in sight, the editors of Flexo & Gravure Global sat down to discuss the company’s past, present and vision for the…

ebeam, Uteco and INX Digital – Launching mass personalization digital solution at Label Expo 2017

Beginning in September and at the upcoming Label Expo 2017, ebeam will host alongside partners Uteco and INX Digital a series of seminars on electron beaming technology and its implications for printing, food safety and other topics (Source, G&K TechMedia)
SWITZERLAND • At the Brussels Expo, 25-28 September 2017, the partners plan to unveil what they claim is the first industrial end-to-end digital narrow-web solution for the safe mass-personalization of indirect food contact flexible packaging and labels.

Tresu – Flexo, offset and coating solutions at Print 2017

Tresu’s F10 iCon ink supply system, automatically regulating flow pressure, rate and viscosity in flexo printing (Source: Tresu)
DENMARK • For next month’s Print 2017 trade show scheduled to take place between 10-14 September at McCormick Place in Chicago, Tresu will presents its ancillary solutions for automating ink logistics and temperature control in flexo and offset printing situations, together with coating systems for integration with sheet-fed digital packaging and commercial printing lines. These and…

Carl Kind Junior – Udo Linke responds to flexo forme market survey

Udo Linke, team kind’s managing director (Source, team kind)
GERMANY • In order to further differentiate between the current and future status of flexo printing formes, whether it be plates or sleeve systems, Flexo & Gravure Global’s editors have asked several suppliers of printing formes and prepress service companies for their opinions. Below are the responses of Udo Linke, team kind’s managing director. Is there…

Flint Group – Eva Freudenthaler responds to flexo forme market survey

Eva Freudenthaler, the Flint Group’s vice president marketing and technology, flexographic products (Source, Flint Group)
GERMANY • In order to further differentiate between the current and future status of flexo printing formes, whether it be plates or sleeve systems, Flexo & Gravure Global’s editors have asked several suppliers of printing formes and prepress service companies for their opinions. Below are the responses of Eva Freudenthaler, the Flint Group’s vice president marketing…