Messe Nürnberg, the organisers of FachPack 2018 show, taking place 25-27 September 2018 at Nürnberg, publishes expert articles on key trends in packaging design and consumer demands. Thus, the editorial team of Flexo & Gravure Global does not want to hold back these articles to its readers, we will publish them at irregular intervals.
The following article deals There are special requirements of online commerce on packaging design and logistics. (Source: Messe Nürnberg)
SPAIN • The global supplier of solutions for the flexible packaging printing and converting sector, closed 2017 beating its own records for its laminating line.
(From left to right:) Laminating brand manager, Carles Rodríguez, and laminating business unit director, Albert Chicote, at Comexi’s headquarters in Girona (Source: Comexi)
To highlight our best articles about digital printing solutions, we compiled “Digital Printing today 2017”. The special “Digital Printing today” has become a regular feature of our complete range of trade publications. You can download the new edition on digital printing in our shop. Read more about the latest trends as well as the developments…
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SWITZERLAND • The packaging company has announced the installation of a new offset printer at its Rinteln, Germany facility to meet the growing demand for short and mid-size production runs for consumer flexible packaging. Amcor made the investment in offset printing in response to consumer brands who are changing the methods and frequency of their promotional…
Amcor has installed a new offset printer to meet the growing demand for short and mid-size production runs (Source: Amcor)
USA • MacDermid Graphics Solutions announced the introduction of three new liquid photopolymer resins for corrugated printing applications – MRC, LTS and M Cap 45. These new products are part of the M System platform of liquid photopolymer technology and service architecture. In no particular order, this series of articles introduces these products in detail.
USA • Located in central Mumbai, the Centre is designed to allow all members of the packaging value chain to participate in the design and production of sustainable packaging. Backed by over 70 years of water-based coating expertise, and outfitted with new state-of-the-art equipment, the Michelman Innovation Centre for Coating (MICC) is strategically designed for fast…
Michelman plans to help shape the future of packaging in India (Source: Michelman)
GERMANY • The 6th edition of the international Colour Management Symposium event will take place on 28 February and March 1,2018 in Munich. The motto of this event is: “Colour communication in 4C and multicolor printing – CMYK++”.
The 6th edition of the international Colour Management Symposium event will take place on 28 February and March 1,2018 in Munich. The motto of this event is: "Colour communication in 4C and multicolor printing - CMYK++" (Source: Fogra)
SWITZERLAND • Designed for flexible packaging converters and CPP/PE film producers, the compact new K5 Vision is designed to handle a wide variety of different film types including heat sensitive films and thin gauge substrates. It can run at speeds up to 840m/min (33”), is available in widths from 1250mm to 2450mm (49” to 96,5”)…
The new Bobst K5 Vision is a compact vacuum metallizer designed for flexible packaging converters and CPP/PE film producers (Source: Bobst)
GERMANY • During numerous award ceremonies, expert juries were so impressed with Lohmann’s adhesive solutions for flexographic printing that they bestowed their customers with many different awards. The most successful events were the “FlexoTech Awards” in London, followed by the “Best in Flexo” award in Bologna. Here, Lohmann’s customers notched-up a total of 15 prizes. In…
SOUTH KOREA • Established in 1981 by CEO Mr Jae-Gil Yoo, Shin Han has expanded to become a supplier of complete extrusion and laminating lines. Initially specialising in cast extrusion before moving into lamination in 1984, the company also began to manufacture rotogravure printing presses in 1987 and exported its first machine in the early 90s…
Yong Wan Kim, managing director at Shin Han, chose Vetaphone to help the company develop its sales in Europe and North America (Source: Shin Han)
GERMANY • The paper mill Feldmuehle Uetersen filed for insolvency at the local district court on January 24, 2018.
GERMANY • With the signing of the contract for a syndicated credit facility, Koenig & Bauer has completed a further step towards reinforcing its stability and financial strength. The printing press manufacturer is also widening its financial scope for stepping up its profitable growth and for utilising strategic options. In addition to a guarantee facility of…
Koenig & Bauer’s expanded credit line will enable the company to investment in new products for two-piece can and corrugated printing (Source: Koenig & Bauer)
USA • While many perceive packaging as an environmental challenge, a new study released in mid-January explores packaging’s potential to help reduce the problem of food waste in America and potentially worldwide. In Ameripen’s new report “Quantifying the Value of Packaging as a Strategy to Prevent Food Waste in America,” the association delves deeper into the…
ITALY • The company is hosting “Tau Digital Days 2018” 7-9 February at the worldwide headquarters in Brixen.
Durst is hosting “Tau Digital Days 2018” 7-9 February at the headquarters in Brixen (Source: Durst)
THE NETHERLANDS • A supplier of eco-friendly chemicals and anilox roll cleaning services for nearly 30 years, Draychem will help provide a more complete hardware and maintenance supply service to the printing industry in Great Britain claims Apex. Draychem is also now the appointed Apex agent in Ireland for sales of anilox rolls/sleeves and glue sets….
Mike Lines is the managing director of Draychem (Source: Apex)