USA • Company President Lee Kluttz has received the Clemson/Treadaway Commitment to Progress award during Clemson’s 27th Annual Department of Graphic Communications Honor & Awards Banquet on March 28, 2018.
Harper president Lee Kluttz has received the Clemson/Treadaway Commitment to Progress award (Source: Harper)
USA • The global packaging manufacturer has entered into an agreement with Montreal, Canada-based TC Transcontinental to sell the company’s Americas packaging business for USD 1.32 billion, in an all-cash deal.
USA • Robert C. Tiede has been appointed as the new president and CEO of Sonoco, replacing the retiring Jack Sanders, who served in this role since 2013.
Robert C. Tiede has been appointed as the new president and CEO of Sonoco (Source: Sonoco)
Taking place 25 – 28 July 2018, the PackPlus show will be happening along with SupplyPlus and CartonTech at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. According to organizer Next Events, this is the largest exhibition in this field in India.
UK • The prepress company has announced that Cyrel Easy Plates have been approved for use with Bellissima Digitally Modulated Screening (DMS).
ITALY n Stefano Squarcina, who has worked in various segments of the packaging market over the past years, has been appointed sales and marketing director at KBA-Flexotecnica.
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Stefano Squarcina has been appointed sales and marketing director at KBA-Flexotecnica (Source: KBA-Flexotecnica)
Flint’s paper & board business has entered into a new partnership with X-Rite to deliver a colour solution that leverages the eXact spectrophotometer and NetProfiler software to meet colour management needs.
Valued at USD 839 billion in 2015, the worldwide packaging market could account for USD 998 billion in 2020 with compound average growth of 5% per year, rising to USD 1,100 billion by 2024.
GERMANY • FlexoControl 3D Plus is a mobile plate measuring device for the analysis of production parameters during flexo plate production. It measures screen rulings on flexo plates in a fineness between 30 and 85/cm (80-216 lpi).
Sibress FlexoControl 3D Plus is a measuring device for flexo plates, to observe and measure in 2D and 3D as well as for illustrated LAMS plates. (Source: Sibress)
The Indonesian International Plastics, Processing, Packaging and Printing Exhibition will take place 19 – 22 Sep 2018 at JI Expo, Jakarta.
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 sixth part of this survey, Steve Langstaff, product development manager for Innovia Films talks about the ever increasing plastic packaging…
Steve Langstaff (Product Development Manager Innovia Films) (Source: Innovia Films)
ITALY • Both companies invite guests to experience the closed material loop of PET first-hand from 28 to 31 May 2018. Washed post-consumer PET bottle flakes will be recycled live at the Amut headquarters in Novara, Italy, to make food contact grade thermoforming sheet in a direct process.
Michael Buchberger, sales manager, and Christoph Wöss, business development manager, in front of the Vacurema in the production hall at Erema (Source: Erema)
With all the impressive technological advances that are enhancing the performance of flexographic printing, old fashioned care of anilox rollers is still at the heart of successful printing. While experts have differing view points on which methods offer the best results, there is no question that maintaining a steady cleaning regimen is key. In part…
Initially released in 1997, Flexographic Image Reproduction Specifications & Tolerances (FIRST) 6.0 is the sixth major revision of this publication. It is designed to provide all members of the flexo supply chain with the technical information needed to produce high-quality and consistent print results. FIRST is a set of specifications, not standards. When followed, these…
GERMANY • The new 20Seven CI flexo is the company’s latest contribution to deliver Extended Color Gamut (ECG) solutions for a variety of printing processes and applications.
Up-close viewing of the 20Seven printing section during a recent open house event (Source: Bobst)