Lohmann – A multiple winner at the FTA Europe Diamond Awards

With a total of 11 victories in various categories, Lohmann is involved in one third of all prizes at this year's FTA Diamond Award ceremony (Source: Lohmann)
GERMANY • The presentation of the FTA “Europe Diamond Awards” took place during the recent Print4All trade fair in Milan/Italy and honours the best international results in flexo printing. More than 240 participants from the European flexographic printing community participated in this year’s awards in 14 categories.

More diverse technical capabilities under one company umbrella

An interview with Karl Fritchen, president of Baldwin Vision Systems, on the acquisition of QuadTech and PC Industries

Karl Fritchen, president of Baldwin Vision Systems, answers questions around the acquisition, explains the market impact of this agreement, and shares his ideas for the company moving forward (Source: Baldwin)
In late 2017, both QuadTech and PC Industries were acquired by Baldwin Technology Company Inc., a manufacturer and supplier of process-automation equipment and related consumables for the printing, packaging and other industrial segments. In this interview, Karl Fritchen, answers questions around the acquisition, explains the impact this agreement will have on the industry and the…

Interview with Prof Johannes Schilp, Professor at the University of Augsburg

“Print 4.0 process chains should be based on interoperability”

Prof Johannes Schilp is head of the Manufacturing Informatics Department of the University of Augsburg and senior hjead of the Processing Technology Department of the Fraunhofer Research Institution for Casting, Composite and Processing Technology (IGCV) (Source: VDMA)
GERMANY • As Head of the Manufacturing Informatics Department of the University of Augsburg and Senior Head of the Processing Technology Department of the Fraunhofer Research Institution for Casting, Composite and Processing Technology (IGCV), Prof Johannes Schilp is intensively involved in the Industrie 4.0 process worlds. In this interview, he talks about the status of Print 4.0,…

Part 9: Jens Adrio (Siegwerk)

Survey among package printers: Looking back into 2017 and trends in 2018

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Jens Adrio Head of corporate development - Siegwerk (Source: Siegwerk)
In late 2017 and early 2018, Flexo & Gravure Global asked several package print shops and converters about their opinion on the past year and their estimations on trends and challenges for 2018. In the ninth and last part of this survey, Jens Adrio, head of corporate development at Siegwerk, talks about unstable supply situation…