SAM – Coating and laminating solutions at ICE Europe

A coating solution by Korean company SAM (Source: SAM)
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…

Siemens – Motion control systems on display at ICE Europe

The Siemens Simotion motion control solution for converting machines (Source: Siemens)
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).

Siegwerk – Plastic packaging business from Schekolin acquired

Siegwerk took over Schekolin’s line of plastic tubes and laminates (Source: Siegwerk)
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.

Meech International – Static control web cleaning at ICE Europe 2017

The Hyperion 924 IPS anti-static bar (Source: Meech)
GERMANY • Meech International will use the ICE Europe, taking place from 21-23 March in Munich’s trade fair as a platform for demonstrating the fundamental role that web cleaning and static control systems play in the converting industry. The stand will feature Meech’s popular range of Hyperion ionising bars as well as its comprehensive array…

AV Flexologic – launches new semi-automatic mounting machine, claims it to be the world’s fastest

Flexologic claims their newest automatic flexo plate mounting machine is the fastest in the world
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.