ITALY • Canon and Agfa, among others, have recently confirmed their presence at the upcoming congress. Moreover, according to the organisers, many more major converting and package printing brands have also chosen to support the project. This helps ensure that, culminating in Print4All itself (taking place from 29 May to 1 June at Fiera Milano), the…
Print4All will take place at Fiera Milano (Source: Print4All)
GERMANY • Various packaging applications need an all-rounder when it comes to flexographic printing forms. In this context, Flex-Punkt and Flint Group have been testing an ITR (in-the-round) photopolymer sleeve. The principle is that ITR sleeves form an endless printing plate. They are imaged as a round shape, which creates no seam between the beginning and…
ITR sleeves form an endless, round printing plate which creates no seams between the beginning and the end of the print (Source: Flint Group)
UK • Aniken Graphics, a joint venture between UK based prepress software solutions company Hamillroad Software, and anilox roller manufacturer Apex International, approved Carl Ostermann Erben (COE) as a trade shop to supply plates made using Bellissima digitally modulated screening (DMS) to the German label market.
Carl Ostermann Erben (COE) plate making facilities are now approved as trade shops to supply plates made using Bellissima Digitally Modulated Screening DMS techniques (Source: Apex International)
GERMANY • Most recently, the Model Group installed a FW 3000 anilox cleaning device by Flexo Wash at its Berka plant in Germany.
(Left to right:) Flexo Wash’s International sales manager, Mette Laursen, with Christian Gross and Thorsten Fuest of Model, and the 200th anilox roll cleaner (Source: Nick Coombes)
USA n MacDermid Graphics Solutions announced the commercial introduction of three new liquid photopolymer resins specifically designed 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…
USA • Global pharmaceutical packaging demand is projected to advance 6.0% per year to USD 112 billion in 2021.
Global pharmaceutical packaging demand is projected to advance 6.0% per year to USD 112 billion in 2021 (Source: Freedonia)
SWEDEN • Trelleborg and Inometa made an agreement, in which each will sell specified products made by the other company from the beginning of 2018.
USA • MacDermid Graphics Solutions announced the commercial introduction of three new liquid photopolymer resins specifically designed 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…
GERMANY • Established in 1951 as a society for the promotion of research in the graphics arts industry, the objective of Fogra Forschungsinstitut für Medientechnologien e.V. (Research Institute for Media Technologies) is to promote print engineering and its technologies in the fields of research and development, and to enable the printing industry to utilize the…
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++”. An interview mit Dr Andreas Kraushaar, head of the R&D department “prepress technology” at Fogra What is the…
Dr Andreas Kraushaar, head of the R&D department “prepress technology” at Fogra (Source: Fogra)
GERMANY • In 2017, the company recorded an increase in order volume of around 6% compared to the previous year.
ITALY The new show format dedicated to printing and converting technologies for any type of media and application will take place at Fiera Milano from 29 May to 1 June 2018.
AUSTRIA • Counterfeit pharmaceutical and food products put consumers’ health and the identity of brands at risk. To rule out such counterfeits, packaging manufacturer Constantia Flexibles offers innovative packaging solutions to meet this crucial task.
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To rule out counterfeits, packaging manufacturer Constantia Flexibles offers effective solutions to meet this crucial task (Source: Constantia Flexibles)
WISCONSIN/USA • Customers of the two companies can now streamline anilox and gravure roll care by bundling cleaning and analysis technology together. The new option allows clients to include MicroDynamics’ 3DQC RollScope as part of a package purchase with PCMC’s Meridian laser anilox cleaner. The Meridian uses a laser to clean anilox cells without damaging them,…
Customers of the two companies can now streamline anilox and gravure roll care by bundling cleaning and analysis technology together (Source: PCMC)
GERMANY • The global Federation of National Associations for the Speciality Print Industry (FESPA), will open the educational and experiential area at the Global Print Expo 2018 at Messe Berlin, 15-18 May 2018. FESPA will showcase the commercial and production advantages of digital print for corrugated packaging and retail display applications, aiming to highlight to packaging…