ITALY • The year 2016 ended positively for Grafikontrol with an increase in turnover of 14% (10% in direct sales to end customers) compared to 2015.
“2016 has been a year packed with trade fairs all around the world,” said Paolo De Grandis, Grafikontrol’s Sales Director and Partner
FRANCE • Presented to the public for the first time at the All4Pack 2016 in Paris, France, the new SAMM 2.0 is Flexologic’s newest automatic flexo plate mounting machine. The company claims it is fastest mounting machine in the world, featuring a mounting speed of only 30 seconds per plate.
Flexologic claims their newest automatic flexo plate mounting machine is the fastest in the world
GERMANY • At the upcoming ICE Europe 2017 to be held in Munich from the 21 to 23 March, Haehne Electronics will be displaying many of their offerings at Hall A6, Booth 634. The company is highlighting the new one-channel ProfiNet strain gauge amplifier that can amplify up to two force sensors.
Haehne Electronics will be displaying many of their offerings at Hall A6, Booth 634
AUSTRIA • In early March Constantia Flexibles Group announced it was purchasing the Italian maker of aluminum die-cut lids and plastic films, TR Alucap for an undisclosed sum.
Signing of the contract with Stefan Grote, EVP Food Europe (left) und Pietro Busnardo, Gradiente SGR CEO, (right)
GERMANY • At the ICE Europe 2017 trade fair in Munich from March 21 to 23, the topics of web guiding actuators and sensors will be in the foreground at the booths of BST eltromat International and its subsidiary BST ProControl in Hall A6, Booth 386.
Indicon-XL is the name of BST ProControl’s software for real-time recording, evaluation and visualization of measurement results in the form of cross and longitudinal sections
DENMARK • At Hall A5, Booth 1116 at ICE in Munich from 21 to 23 March, Flexo Wash will be exhibiting a variety of cleaning equipment that, according to the company, can help printers improve quality, maintain aniloxes and cylinders, and simply save money—all helping them become and stay more competitive.
This Flexo Wash machine is for cleaning with environmentally friendly liquids. Flexo Wash will be at Hall A5, Booth 1116
GERMANY • From March 20 to 23, Spanntec Wickelsysteme will present aspects of the company’s “Smart Services” portfolio that has transformed individual clamping shafts and winding chucks from separate components into digitized products at Hall 6, Booth 437.
Spanntec’s portfolio of Smart Products will be on display during ICE Europe 2017 at Hall 6, Booth 437
LUXEMBOURG • Flint Group officially launches its patent-pending rotec Eco Bridge for use in flexographic printing presses and on plate-mounting equipment.
The new rotec Eco Bridge from Flint Group Flexographic Products
Switzerland • At ICE Europe 21- 23 March 2017 in Munich, the advanced range of Bobst technology and process solutions for printing and laminating, including CI and inline flexo printing, and gravure printing, as well as Bobst service and support packages will also be represented the company’s space at Hall A5, Booth 1166.
Bobst’s AluBond will be one of the many technology and process solutions featured at ICE Europe. Bobst will be at Hall A5, Booth 1166
ITALY • The manufacturer and supplier of flexo, gravure, coating and laminating machines for the production of flexible packaging is opening an office in Singapore to better support customers in the growing packaging market of Asia Pacific. Jörg E. Kullwitz has been appointed as chief representative Asia Pacific to support customers as well as the Uteco…
Jörg E. Kullwitz has been appointed as chief representative Asia Pacific (Source, Uteco)
SPAIN • The provider of solutions for the flexible packaging converting industry has strengthened its commercial team in Italy and Southeast Europe with the incorporation of Andrea Campani as the company’s area manager in this zone. He has 27 years of experience in the production of machinery and equipment for flexible packaging and is remarkable for…
Andrea Campani will serve the areas of Italy and Southeast Europe (Source, Comexi)
NEDERLANDS • From March 20-23 Laserclean, a Dutch developer and manufacturer of laser cleaning machines for the printing industry, will simultaneously exhibit at both ICE and CCE in Munich. The company welcomes readers to Hall A5, Stand 784 at ICE and to Hall B5, Stand 968 at CCE, to discuss the future of laser cleaning.
Laserclean’s products and information will be on display at Hall A5 Stand 784 at ICE and to Hall B5, Stand 968 at CCE in Munich March 20 to 23
DENMARK • At ICE Europe 2017 in Munich from 21 to 23 March, Tresu Group will showcase ancillary equipment, including chamber doctor blades, supply systems and circulators for controlling and automating ink and coating supply in virtually all flexo printing situations at Hall A6, Stand 474.
AT ICE Europe in Munich from 21 to 21 March, Tresu will feature the company's F10 iCon ink supply system and other equipment at Hall A6, Stand 474
GERMANY • For the first time the Nuremberg-based automation and drive manufacturer Baumüller will be taking part in ICE Europe, the leading international trade fair for converting taking place in Munich from 21-23 March 2017. In hall A6 at booth 221, the entire Baumüller Group will be presenting as well as NÜRMONT Installations.
From 21-23 March 2017 at ICE in Munich, Baumüller will present production and service solutions from the areas of drive and control technology in hall A6 at booth 221
GERMANY • The 2016 fiscal year has been a highly successful period for German anilox roller manufacturer Zecher GmbH, with sales of €22 million representing a rise of 12% with respect to the previous year’s figure. This has included growth in all segments of the market.
SteppedHex engraving assists the printer's task with improved drainage of the anilox roller cells to deliver optimised printing results