Comexi – Polyprint buys new press, LíderPack Award received

It won for its awarded optimization process of producing windows in flexible packaging developed with the Cingular Laser system combined with lamination in register
SPAIN • Comexi announced it closed a new strategic agreement with the local supplier Polyprint , therefore reasserting its growing implementation in southern Russia. Polyprint purchased a Comexi F2MC flexographic press that will be in its facilities in Krasnodar — the south of the country. This new press will increase Polyprint’s print capacity and capabilities.

Xi’an Aerospace – Preprinting technology seminar and demonstration held

Professional personnel in corrugate industry from Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia and other Asian countries check the print quality
THAILAND • Xi’an Aerospace-Huayang Mechanical & Electrical Equipment Co., Ltd (Hy-Flexo) held a seminar and demonstration on corrugated preprinting technology in CCE South East Asia in Bangkok. During the seminar, Hy-Flexo delivered a lecture, focusing on the preprinting process and advantages of preprinting over the traditional corrugated production.

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.

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.