USA • X-Rite Incorporated and its subsidiary Pantone LLC, have announced its 2017 Spring Fundamentals of Colour Training Seminar in 14 locations throughout North America.
CANADA n Celplast Metallized Products is installing a new kind of metallizer with Metacoat inline top-coating that the company claims will produce protected high-barrier materials new to the flexible packaging and converting industry.
FRANCE • The company has developed a dedicated robotic system that acts as a smart-bridge able to connect EVO lines to an imager, creating a fully automated platemaking system, from plate imaging to plate delivery.
Vianord has developed a dedicated smart-bridge able to connect EVO lines to an imager, creating a fully automated platemaking system, from plate imaging to plate delivery
INDIA • As a service provider for the Indian gravure market, Image Gravures has chosen to use the latest generation of Cellaxy technology from Hell Gravure Systems. Production using the C500 direct laser started in October.
Partner Anant Patel and Parag Patel
GERMANY • Weilburger is now offering a total of six new lacquers for use with LED-based drying systems for offset and flexo printing.
Weilburger's Senolith UV LED – is a highly reactive UV lacquer system for energy-efficient LED technology
USA • Anilox roll supplier Harper Corporation of America has announced that it will be kicking off its 2017 Harper Roadshow in Clemson, South Carolina.
Harper’s management team invites industry professionals to sign up for the company’s 2017 Roadshow
SPAIN • Comexi is consolidating its presence in Central America by incorporating the experience of Go Print as an agent company there.
Posing in Comexi’s headquarters in Spain--from left to right, Comexi Area Manager, José Santiago, Go Print CEO, Walter Siguenza, and Comexi’s Corporate Director of Market, Jordi Pujol
GERMANY • For more than 60 years, Eltex has been focusing specifically on targeting the use of electrostatic energy to optimize production processes and removing it where it has unwanted consequences.
Eltex's new flexION R60 discharge bar featuring a freestanding air-supported spring tip for higher ranges at the lowest possible level of high voltage
GERMANY • The printing ink manufacturer has just published its first-ever sustainability report, based on the international GRI standard, it lays a new basis for evaluating its sustainable actions.
Ink manufacturer Siegwerk has just published its first ever Sustainability Report based on both German and International standards
ITALY • In a recent video created by Uteco Converting S.p.A., the company emphasizes their pride in Italian craftsmanship, technological understanding, and passion for the cause. In an appealing way, it shows employees in their everyday working environment constructing and assembling high precision machinery with a certain note of Italian vitality and taste. Headquartered in…
USA • Flexo Concepts announced the production of the latest version of it’s Microlean anilox roll cleaning machine: “Microclean IQ.”
Microclean IQ is a human machine interface that handles interactions between the machine and the operator
USA • The manufacture of offset, flexo and screenprinting inks, Monarch Color, has announced the launch of its new website.
THE NETHERLANDS • Flexible packaging producer ACW-Film GmbH can now reduce material waste, attain better colour consistency and safely dispense solvent flexo and gravure inks after installing a Colorsat Compact system from GSE Dispensing according to the supplier.
ACW-Film's Colorsat Compact includes a grounding wire for safety
SPAIN • The company has developed the Cingular Match program that offers automated color adjustment through equipment integrated into the printer.
Comexi's Cingular Match allows an operator to calculate the amount of ink needed for a job, potentially reducing ink waste
JAPAN • Toyo Ink recently announced the development of the Elex-one series of EB (electron beam) curable flexo inks. The company claims that the new Elex-one series is completely VOC-free, making it a solution for food-safe flexible and carton packaging applications.
Toyo Ink claims that the new Elex-one ink series is completely VOC-free, making it safer for food, flexible and carton packaging applications