BELGIUM • The CDI Crystal 4835 and the Print Control Wizard are two new solutions for automated flexo platemaking.
The CDI Crystal 4835 supports the 1219 mm x 889 mm (48” x 35”) plate size and features automatic plate loading and unloading
GERMANY • The European initiative CEFLEX aims to improve the contribution of flexible packaging to the circular economy. The aim is to find better system design solutions by 2025 through cooperation between the many players along the entire value chain. Now, the German mechanical engineering company Windmöller & Hölscher (W&H) joined CEFLEX.
SWITZERLAND • The full-service provider offering pre-media, digital printing, laminating, and pouch making services will install an ebeam Core 100/760 EB curing unit, mounted on a Grafisk Maskinfabrik GM EB30 coating line at its Madison, Wisconsin, USA, site in Q3, 2018.
ePac Flexible Packaging will install an ebeam Technologies’s Core 100/760 EB curing unit, mounted on a Grafisk Maskinfabrik GM EB30 coating line (Sourece: ebeam Technologies)
ITALY • The 2018 FTA Europe Diamond Awards took place on 30th of May at the Hotel Barceló in Milan and proved to be a great success. 240 individuals from across the European flexo community attended the ceremony to celebrate the best of the European flexo industry during the period of the Print4All Fair.
The winners of the FTA Europe Diamond Awards 2018
(Source: FTA Europe)
SWITZERLAND • Visitors to the Competence 18 open house event have the opportunity to witness the future of the printing and converting industries first-hand.
USA • Before processes can be controlled, they have to be understood and version 6.0 of “Flexography: Principles & Practices (FP&P) 6.0” provides such basic information.
Version 6.0 of “Flexography: Principles & Practices (FP&P) 6.0” provides basic information on process control (Source: FTA)
After four intensive days the Print4All show in Milan came to an end. We produced a short aftermovie of the event. If you didn’t have the chance to visit the show, just take a look at the video below.
ROMANIA • Graphic Open Systems (GOS), the Brasov based distributor for a number of international manufacturing principals, picked up one of the prestigious Romanian packaging awards at a ceremony held during Pack Expo 2018 in Bucharest.
Adriana and Sebastian Boureanu of GOS with their packaging award (Source: Nick Coombes)
USA • The global anilox roll supplier recently donated six anilox rolls at a total value of US 18,000 to Fundeplast, a nonprofit flexo training foundation headquartered in San Salvador, El Salvador, Central America.
Harper donated six anilox rolls to Fundeplast, a nonprofit flexo training foundation headquartered in San Salvador, El Salvador (Source: Harper)
USA • Codes printed directly onto eggs contain useful safety and traceability information such as best before dates and farm identification. Such coding fulfills a legal obligation in many countries.
The Markem-Imaje’s 9450 coder offers a performance capability of more than 250,000 eggs per hour
SPAIN • The supplier of solutions for the flexible packaging printing and converting sector, has widened its presence in the Spanish and Portuguese markets. Since 2014 the company has registered a consolidated increase, managing an expansion of 180% in this last year alone, an unprecedented figure for the company in this area.
Technological innovations brought about by the family of Comexi F2 MC flexo presses are one of the main factors for the extraordinary rise in market shares in Spain and Portugal (Source: Comexi
USA • The manufacturer of systems for viscosity measurement and control, offers its one-day “Practical Course on Viscosity Measurements”. Consistent measurement is vital in the success of any product and understanding viscosity is a key part to maintaining quality control.
According to Flint Group, they are the first ink supplier to offer a cutting edge integrated press room digital colour management service – VIVO Colour Solutions! Adding to this platform, the company announced the launch of VIVO ColourSuite and VIVO ColourSuite Viewer.
Flint Group offers VIVO Color Solutions, a cutting edge integrated press room digital colour management service (Source: Flint)
ITALY • Right from the start of Print4All, the G&K TechMedia event team is rather busy to make the best of the show in the interest of its readers.
The G&K TechMedia show team prepares a video interview with Dr Luigi Cerutti of Cerutti Officine Meccaniche Giovanni Cerutti S.p.A.
ITALY n Finally the doors for the long awaited Perint4All show are open and we are now live up to a whole new show experience.
The “founding fathers” of Print4All at the show opening ceremony (Source: G&K TechMedia)