Vianord Engineering – Enhanced flexo plate makers released, Indian partner announced

The Evo 3 EDLF New consists of an exposure section, a 4-drawer dryers and light finisher
FRANCE • Vianord Engineering, suppliers of flexographic plate-making systems for conventional and digital plates, announced it has developed and introduced the new Evo 3 ELF New and EDLF New. They are intend to make any existing combined exposure, dryer and light finisher units obsolete; irrespectively of the brand or the manufacturer, the company said.

Comexi CTec– Advanced slitting, laminating courses for 2017

Nearly 600 professionals have been trained with the Comexi CTec courses. The University of Girona accredits all sessions as specialization courses with a diploma
SPAIN • The Manel Xifra Boada Technological Centre, which is part of the of Comexi’s CTec, announced it will expand its training offer for 2017. The Comexi CTec will offer a new Advanced Lamination course in German and a slitting course in English, as well as a new gravure course in Spanish.

Highlights of 2016 – A look back in pictures

Because of the old adage, “A picture is worth a thousand words”, our editors thought the best way to try to sum up the year would be through a photo collage
Our editors come back from trade shows, open houses and press shop visits with gigabytes worth of data. Some of them are simply poorly lit and not worth using. Others are so great we share them more than once, through social media or on our news portal as well as in our magazines.

BG Plast Impianti – Open house shows PVC film production

Each plant is able to produce up to 200 Kg/h (441 lb/hr) of stretch PVC film with a variable thickness from 7 up to 20 microns, a width of 1,400 (55.1”) mm and a winding speed up to 100 m/min (328 fpm)
ITALY • BG Plast Impianti held an open house from 21 to 25 November at its production plant in Marnate, the company said, during which five lines for the production of cling PVC film, used for food packaging, were exhibited in working condition.

Wesselink – Flexible packaging printer buys hybrid press

Ben Wesselink founded the company in 1976, noted forecasts for growth in packaging and decided to branch out using offset, and now hybrid, printing
Editor’s note: Part of our mission at Flexo & Gravure Global is to inform our readers about flexible packaging production processes that are outside but often include the flexo and gravure technologies, with special sections like Digital Printing today and articles like this.