BELGIUM • At Labelexpo Europe 2017 the company sol dits 1,500th license of Packz, its professional native PDF editor for labels and packaging. The order was placed by French digital printer MR Cartonnage Numérique.
Packz is a professional native PDF editor for labels and packaging provided by Hybrid Software (Source: Hybrid Software)
GERMANY • “4-in-1” is the key advantage of the new HelioChrome Rapid EC for the chromium plating of gravure cylinders. The essential additives – which previously had to be added for various effects – are now included in the product.
“4-in-1” is the key advantage of the new HelioChrome Rapid EC for the chromium plating of gravure cylinders (Source: Heliograph Holding)
SPAIN • The supplier of solutions for the flexible packaging industry, has registered a strong first half-year in the CIS and Russia markets with solid performance in flexo and offset printing, laminating and slitting lines.
Members of Tiko Plastic at Comexi’s facilities after having acquired a new FPLUS flexo press (Source: Comexi)
GERMANY • The member of the Heliograph Holding introduced the compact 5 kHz HelioKlischograph K2 cylinder engraving machine.
Hell Gravure Systems introduced the compact 5 kHz HelioKlischograph K2 cylinder engraving machine (Source: Heliograph Holding)
GERMANY • The manufacturer of anilox rollers, roller cores, sleeves and roller covers will take over the representation of Uteco in Northern Germany as of 1 January 2018.
(Left to right): Ettore Roina, area sales manager for Uteco, and Jürgen Zieger, CEO of ESWE-FLEX, after signing the contract (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)
THE NETHERLANDS • The company has terminated its Trillium liquid toner development project.
The Xeikon Trillium liquid toner press as shown at drupa 2016 (Source: Xeikon)
GERMANY • The supplier of printing inks for packaging applications and labels, has signed a contract to purchase Van Son Liquids located in Hilversum, Netherlands. The family-owned company manufactures water-based flexo and gravure printing inks for more than 25 years.
Piet Deceunynck, regional sales director Central and North Europe, Business Unit Paper & Board und Wim van Mastrigt, former managing director Van Son Liquids shown together with his new colleagues from Siegwerk (Source: Siegwerk)
GERMANY • The 500th machine of the Miraflex series of CI flexo printing presses has been purchased by the Pakistani packaging manufacturer Packages Limited.
W&H sales director South Asia Gerhard Schoone (left) and W&H sales director Thomas Lengenberg (right) celebrate the deal together with Asghar Abbas, head of packaging at Packages Limited (2nd from left), W&H director Peter Steinbeck (3rd from left) and Numan Noor , business unit manager folding carton at Packages Limited (Source: W&H)
USA • Established 30 years ago and still under family ownership, Acucote Inc. of Graham, North Carolina has five regional slitting and distribution plants around the US and currently employs 140 people including a national sales network.
Acucote’s newest RMAP rewinder from Martin Automatic rewinds siliconised rolls of film, paper and paperboard—and even supports the dryer of the coating line
(Source: Nick Coombes)
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.
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)
BELGIUM • Both companies are bringing together their combined expertise in production processes of anilox roll manufacturing and accurate anilox measurement systems. The recent Labelexpo Europe 2017 event served as the stage to show the kick-start to this collaboration.
Robert de Leest of Apex‘ quality department using the AniCAM Measurement device (Source: Apex)
SPAIN • The solutions provider for the flexible packaging industry is expanding its presence in Africa with the installation of a new F2 MB flexo press at Natpak’s facilities in Zimbabwe.
Flexible packaging manufacturer Natpak of Harare (Zimbabwe), installed a new Comexi F2 MB flexo press (Source: Comexi)