GERMANY • The 10th International Converting Exhibition closed its doors on March 23 after three days of international business activities, networking and live demonstrations of some of the latest converting solutions.
ICE Europe 2017 set a record for international attendance (Source, ICE)
USA • The global anilox roll supplier recently promoted Josh Kiser from OEM accounts manager to Harper Scientific product manager.
Josh Kiser has been promoted to Harper Scientific’s product manager
UK • One of the winners at this year’s European Flexographic Industry Association’s annual print awards gala was MacDermid Graphics Solutions since that company’s flexo plate technologies were utilized by many winning entries across multiple categories. This included the Lux lamination process, Lux In-The-Plate (ITP) flat-top dot technology, and Digital MAF with an engineered dot…
Many winners at this year’s EFIA Annual Print Awards used MacDermid flexo plate technologies (Source, EFIA)
GERMANY • The winner of the Jubilee Awards in the “Industry 4.0” category is German company Derichs for the new ED-1 that provides data from inside of a roller. See this short video made by Flexo & Gravure Global editor Michael Buchsbaum. Positioned inside the roller, the system measures inlet and outlet temperature and transmits this…
GERMANY • The manufacturer of machines and equipment for the production and processing of web materials has developed the software Kampf Production Cockpit (KPC), which will be presented at ICE Europe 2017 under the new name “the@vanced”. (Hall A6 Stand 514).
In real time the@vanced receives the sensor signal from the web guiding system and displays it in all common user interfaces (Source: Kampf)
GERMANY • The manufacturer of quality assurance systems for the web-processing industries, presents practical examples for the successful implementation of Industry 4.0 at ICE Europe (hall A6 stand 386).
Scheme of how different products from the BST eltromat portfolio work together for the implementation of Industry 4.0 (Source: BST eltromat)
GERMANY • The digitization of the packaging production offers a way of greatly reducing the risks of defects. Therefore, at the upcoming Interpack, taking place from 4 to 10 May in Düsseldorf, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) and its Swiss subsidiary Gallus will be presenting a range of solutions and measures aimed at automating quality assurance and…
At Interpack 2017, Heidelberg and Gallus will introduce quality assurance and control systems for package printing (Source: Heidelberg)
SWITZERLAND n The developer and manufacturer of electron beam (ebeam or EB) solutions and Uteco Converting, a producer of flexible packaging applications for the printing and converting industry, announced a new addition to its list of partners.
At the first day of the current ICE Europe 2017 show the Jubilee Awards ceremony took place. To witness this event please watch the video attached.
Video of the Jubilee Award ceremony at ICE Europe 2017 (Source_youbube/Mack Brooks)
GERMANY n Eltex’s new flexion R60 discharge bar features a freestanding air-supported spring tip for higher ranges at the lowest possible level of high voltage.
Walter Schwarzwälder, area sales manager for Eltex, discusses the company's new flexIon R60 discharging bar (Source: G&K TechMedia)
GERMANY • The winner of the Jubilee Award for the “Green Technology” category is Applied Materials Web Coating. The German affiliate of the international supplier of materials engineering solutions received the award for the TopBeam product.
Applied Materials Web Coating proudly accepted the ICE Europe 2017 Jubilee Award in the “Green Technology” category (Source: G&K TechMedia)
GERMANY • Among its equipment for optimised flow control on display at ICE Europe 2017, Tresu’s latest chamber blade product is an “all-in-one” concept for wide-web and corrugated printing, comprising a chamber doctor blade, inking system and integrated cleaning system.
(Left to right): Tetsuo Shikai, Tresu's managing director Japan and Andreas Jüttner, sales and technical manager, hold aloft the company’s new wide-web chamber doctor blade system at ICE Europe 2017 (Source: G&K TechMedia)
GERMANY n Kampf Schneid- und Wickeltechnik is the winner of the ICE Europe 2017 Jubilee Award for the category “Innovative Partnerships”. They received the award for their Converting 4.0 network.
Lutz Busch, CEO for Kampf, proudly accepted the ICE Europe 2017 Jubilee Award in the “Innovative Partnerships” category (Source: G&K TechMedia)
GERMANY Following several months of on-line voting, at the first day of ICE Europe 2017 the four winners of ICE’s Jubilee Awards were announced. There were a total of 39 entries for the four categories “Innovative Partnerships”, “Industry 4.0”, “Green Technology” and “Converting Solutions for New Materials”.
(Left to right): Representatives from the winners: Derichs, Applied Materials, Kampf Schneid-und Wickeltechnik and Infiana Group along with ICE organizers celebrate the reception of ICE Europe 2017’s Jubilee Awards (Source: G&K TechMedia)
ITALY • To better support customers in the growing packaging markets in the Asian Pacific region, Uteco has opened an office in Singapore. Serving in this capacity, Jörg E. Kullwitz has been appointed as Uteco’s chief representative in the Pacific Asian region to support existing and potential customers as well as the current Uteco sales team…
Jörg E. Kullwitz, Uteco’s chief representative for Asia Pacific, has opened a new office out of Singapore to support existing and potential customers (Source, Uteco)