Heyne & Penke Verpackungen – Experiences with the Heliostar SL 11

The Windmöller & Hölscher SL 11 gravure press (Source: W&H)
GERMANY • In September 2016, the printing company accepted a new Windmöller & Hölscher Heliostar SL 11 gravure printing machine to enable more short print runs. With 166 employees and an export rate of approximately 30%, the family-owned company generated some EUR 36.5 million in 2015. H&P uses both flexo and gravure printing machines from W&H.

Flexo Wash – Solvent free cleaning at Mondi Korneuburg adopted

The new Flexo Wash Multi Cylinder Cleaner at Mondi Korneuburg can clean 24 cylinders per hour (Source: Flexo Wash)
AUSTRIA • Producing pre-made pouches in a variety of shapes and sizes, the plant prints rotogravure and flexo in up to nine colours. The stand-up pouches are offered with many add-on features for maximum convenience, such as re-closable openings and laser perforation. The Korneuburg plant is part of the international packaging and paper Group Mondi. Overall…

Color-Logic –First prepress facility in the Chicago certified

Color-Logic Logo
USA • Flexographic Inc. has become the first certified Color-Logic prepress facility in the Chicago area. The company claims it develops colour communication systems and software tool sets for special effect printing applications, allowing brand owners, product managers, corporations and their advertising agencies to differentiate themselves and their clients through print production processes without the use…

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…

Pamarco – Allan Li in as new CEO

Allan Li will assume the role of new CEO of Pamarco (Source: Pamarco)
USA • The company’s current CEO, Terry Ford, publicized his retirement and succession strategy. Allan Li will assume overall responsibility for Pamarco, including all lines of business and functional groups within the company. Allan is a seasoned executive and has held various positions in private equity, investment banking, and management consulting. He comes to Pamarco after…

Constantia Flexibles – Multi-Color buys labels business for EUR 1.15 billion

Constantia Flexibles to sell labels division to Multi-Color Corporation for an enterprise value of approximately EUR 1.15 billion (USD 1.3 billion)
AUSTRIA • Constantia Flexibles has signed an agreement to sell its labels division to Multi-Color Corporation for an enterprise value of approximately EUR 1.15 billion (USD 1.3 billion). The transaction is expected to be completed in the fourth quarter of 2017, subject to regulatory approvals.

Flint Group – nyloflex FTC digital plate for corrugated postprint introduced

Flint claims the nyloflex FTC Digital can provide fluting reduction (Source, Flint)
GERMANY • The expanded product range with a further inherent flat top dot flexo plate provides fluting reduction on various corrugated boards from fine to rough flute. The Flint Group claims the nyloflex FTC (Flat Top Dot plate for Corrugated Postprint) digital plate offers increased print quality with sharply defined elements, text and codes. The new…