Constantia Flexibles – Investment at Vietnamese plant

Quinn Ryan Mattingly
Oai Hung Manufacturing Joint Stock Co. is Constantia Flexibles’ subsidiary in Vietnam and the company’s largest supplier of Aluminum based blister foil (Source: Constantia Flexibles)
AUSTRIA • The Group’s pharma division is investing in new technology at its flexible packaging subsidiary. Ho Chi Minh City-based Oai Hung Manufacturing Joint Stock Co. will install a new printing machine and a laminator that represent a single-digit million euro investment.

Part 2: Richard Bunney (Ball Beverage Packaging Europe)

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

Head of graphics & design Ball Beverage Packaging Europe (Source: Ball)
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 second  part of this survey, Richard Bunney, head of graphics & design Ball Beverage Packaging Europe talks about personalization, the…

Asahi Photoproducts – David Galton recognised by EFIA for outstanding contribution

Paul Brown Imaging Ltd
(Left to right:) Mark McKee (managing director JFM Plates), Dr David Galton and Hal Cruttenden at the awarding ceremony in Birmingham (Source: Asahi Photoproducts)
UK • The company’s European Sales Director, Dr David Galton has been recognised by the European Flexographic Industry Association (EFIA) for his outstanding contribution to the flexo industry. This lifetime achievement award is the highest honour awarded by EFIA. The EFIA Awards 2018 were held at The Vox Centre in Birmingham, on 14th March.

An interview with Claus Bolza-Schünemann, chairman of the board for the Koenig & Bauer group

200 year of Koenig & Bauer – On the road to Industry 4.0

Koenig & Bauer AG,Wuerzburg
In the spring of 2017, Claus Bolza-Schünemann presented the best business results of the whole 200 years of the company’s history.
Many times during its 200 years history, Koenig & Bauer AG adjusted to market changes by introducing new products and services. Growing markets like package printing, digital printing and the printing of functional parts for the industry now accounts for the bulk of the business, which only a decade ago was dominated by the construction…

All in Print China 2018

All in Print 2016 drew thousands of visitors from all over the world
Today, the so-called Fourth Industrial Revolution, based largely on the Internet of Things (IoT), is creating global development and transformational opportunities. Moreover, going forward, intelligent manufacturing is becoming a new battleground for all nations. Nowhere is this happening faster than in China which is quickly rising to become the world’s largest economy. This will become…