GERMANY • One of the converting industry’s most important trade shows, ICE Europe, will be held from 21 – 23 March 2017 at the Munich Trade Fair Centre in Germany. Flexo & Gravure Global will be providing live coverage and daily reports of this exciting event.
FRANCE • Ecowash is an ecofriendly processing solvent for photopolymer flexo plates manufactured by the French company Spring Coating Systems that complies with all relevant health regulations. It is designed to be a low odour, non-toxic and user-friendly substance. In addition, the company claims that it offers improved plated quality compared to other products of…
Ecowash is an ecofriendly detergent for photopolymer flexo plates produced by French company Spring Coating Systems (Source, G&K TechMedia)
GERMANY • At the upcoming CCE International conference to be co-located with ICE Europe in Munich from 21 – 23 March, the Baldwin Technology Company will demonstrate flexo printing products for the corrugated and carton industries. (Hall B6 Stand 622)
At CCE International 2017, Baldwin will show new solutions for corrugated flexo printing (Source, Baldwin)
ITALY • During the upcoming ICE Europe 2017 taking place in Munich between 21 to 23 March, Cerutti Packaging Equipment, will be exhibiting much of the company’s products (Hall A5 Stand 1017).
The Cerutti Group will welcome visitors at their stand at ICE Europe 2017
SPAIN • The provider of solutions for the flexible packaging converting industry has strengthened its commercial team in Italy and Southeast Europe with the addition of Andrea Campani as the company’s area manager in this zone. With 27 years of experience in the production of machinery and equipment for flexible packaging, he has extensive knowledge in…
Andrea Campani will serve the areas of Italy and Southeast Europe (Source, Comexi)
GERMANY • More than 1000 visitors, exhibitors and industry partners from all over the world are expected to attend Metz’s eighth annual UV Days, which are scheduled to take place from 15 to 18 May 2017 at the company’s headquarters in Nürtingen.
GERMANY • Seats are still available for ICE Europe’s technical conference taking place from 21 – 23 March 2017 at Munich’s trade fair centre.
USA • The colour science and technology company and its subsidiary Pantone LLC has acquired the ColorCert software assets from Nelissen Consulting, a privately held company in Germany.
SWITZERLAND • At ICE Europe ebeam Technologies will show visitors how its inkjet dryer system (EID) can enable food packaging converters to mass produce inkjet-printed personalized labels and packaging without the food contamination risk from photoinitiators that are required in UV-cured inks.
ebeam Technologies will be displaying its inkjet dryer system at ICE Europe (Source: ebeam)
ISRAEL • US manufacturing company Danaher Corp. is buying automatic print inspection systems company Advanced Vision Technology (AVT) for USD 100 million. The company will become part of Danaher’s product identification platform division. AVT’s board of directors has accepted the offer and the acquisition is expected to be completed in the second quarter of 2017.
SOUTH KOREA • With subsidiaries in Europe and North America, SAM (Sung An Machinery) provides a portfolio of converting equipment including coating and laminating machines for paper, film and foil with coating stations for 100% solid, water and solvent based coating medias, turret winders, air flotation and support roll dryers, remoisturizerers and web handling. A full…
A coating solution by Korean company SAM (Source: SAM)
GERMANY • Siemens has expanded its Simotion motion control solutions for converting machines to include prismatic winding and learning error compensation (Leco). Prismatic winding compensates for path length differences on non-circular winding bodies. The converting machines with the new, optimized functions will be on display during ICE Europe (Hall A6, Stand 336).
The Siemens Simotion motion control solution for converting machines (Source: Siemens)
DENMARK • Vetaphone will be displaying its VE1E-B corona treater station at the ICE Europe show in Munich (Hall A6 Stand 556).
The new Vetaphone iCorona film tester 600/1000 will be on working display at ICE Europe (Source: Vetaphone)
Germany • In February, Siegwerk Druckfarben, an international supplier of printing inks for packaging applications and labels purchased the business unit “Plastic Tubes and Laminates” from Schekolin AG, a provider of packaging lacquers located in Liechtenstein. With this acquisition, Siegwerk broadened its portfolio by adding specialty UV varnishes suitable for plastic packaging including rigid tubes.
Siegwerk took over Schekolin’s line of plastic tubes and laminates (Source: Siegwerk)
GERMANY • The new issue of Flexo Gravure Global is coming! Look for it in your mail boxes, at tradeshows and where ever flexographic and gravure printing occurs!
The next issue of Flexo Gravure Global issue is coming soon!