Innoform – New world of pouches (Interview series)

Thomas Fischer, applications development manager at Herrmann Ultraschalltechnik talks about ultrasonic sealing technology for stand-up pouches
The new world of stand-up pouches – this is the headline of the fifth European stand-up pouch conference. The reason for covering this type of packaging during one and a half days – and for the fifth time – is more than reasonable: The use of stand-up pouches (SUP) across all areas is growing.

KYMC – Open house at Werthan Packaging (photo gallery)

The Euroflex press was delivered to the plant in February 2016. A live demonstration at the open house started showed two print jobs with a changeover
USA • A joint open house was held by KYMC and Werthan Packaging in White House, Tennessee on 25-26 October. The event hosted more than 130 attendees between the two days, who saw the new generation of a KYMC 10-color Euroflex gearless press demonstrating machine automation for job changeover and set-up.
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ERA – Packaging & Decorative Conference 2016 (photo gallery)

Left to right: Moderators of the event, James Siever of the ERA and Rebecca Watson, editor of Flexo & Gravure Global
UKRAINE • The European Rotogravure Association held its 2016 Packaging & Decorative Conference on 3-5 November in Kiev with the theme “Gravure printing in transformation — Ukraine in transformation”. More than 100 attendees listened to presentations from 15 experts in their field of expertise, from socio-economics topics to technical colour management.
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Bobst – Roadshow highlights flexible packaging trends and innovations

Addressing regional drivers for growth, speakers from Daetwyler Graphics and Daetwyler SwissTec, DuPont, Esko, Henkel, Macchi and Rossini spoke about their solutions as well
PHILLIPINES • Bobst announced that its roadshow in Manila on 24 August provided a good setting and opportunity for Bobst and its partners to present to the Philippines flexible packaging and label manufacturing industry the latest innovations and trends in printing and converting.
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Siegwerk – New packaging ink centre opened

Siegwerk Druckfarben AG & Co. KGaA
Men from left to right: Li Jianhua, Han Yongqiang, Wu, Alfred Keller, Herbert Forker, Ralf Hildenbrand, Wu Hongjun and Thomas Auris at the opening of the new INKube facility of Siegwerk China
CHINA • Siegwerk announced it opened INKube, its new Packaging Ink Solution Center, in Shanghai. The new centre will help the company to expand its local capabilities, competencies and offerings for the Chinese market.