GERMANY • Siegwerk announced it is expanding its portfolio of low migration UV printing inks for food and pharmaceutical packaging applications by launching the SICURA Nutriflex LEDTec ink series.
The new ink range is based on the successful SICURA Nutriflex 10 series. With the motto “We color the future”, Siegwerk will exhibit at this year’s drupa at Booth A58 in Hall 3
Contract colour proofs serve as quality evidence of the print job and must be supplied to the client. In the print room, they must be produced within the shortest possible set-up times. To ensure this, efficient software and measuring technology are essential.
Kodak Ultrastream technology is an inkjet imaging system that the company believes will move production inkjet into the mainstream of commercial printing, packaging and more. This technology demonstrates the evolution of inkjet with a smaller drop size and placement accuracy for higher resolution, clean lines and additional detailed definition. Ultrastream technology hopes to broaden the…
GERMANY • When hearing words like “delicately crafted, unique and with a special core”, its easy to think of something like chocolates, but that’s not all it can describe.
Digital printing is making rapid inroads into the package printing arena. There’s no doubt about this with many printers finding that digital printing enhances the effectiveness of their conventional printing operation.
USA • Global anilox roll supplier Harper Corporation of America announced it has released an upgraded version of its free Harper Anilox Support App to assist flexographic press operators with care and maintenance of anilox rolls.
The app offers features like a troubleshooting guide
GERMANY • Thermoflexx announced it will use drupa for the launch of new additions to its product portfolio, including the redesigned Thermoflexx 20 and Thermoflexx 30 digital flexo plate imagers.
The Thermoflexx 80-D will be used to demonstrate a new pixel-stitching functionality that allows both lasers to be utilized to expose one job covering a complete plate.
GERMANY • Cerutti announced it will exhibit its bestseller, the R98X model, in two versions, for shafted and for hollow printing cylinders locked by air chuck (Hall 16, Stand B03). The products developed in the converting field are shown in its new laminating machine model AC94X, with 2.2 metre (7.2 ft) web width.
The R98X model is the company's best seller
The manufacturer of washing machines and distillation units for the graphic arts industry will exhibit the new Rotomax-e 20 at drupa 2016 hall 16, stand D39. According to the company, the distillation unit minimizes disposable waste, thereby contributing to active environmental protection.
Renzmann says that the Rotomax-e 20 vaporizes and condenses used solvent in a sustainable process, minimizing the quantity of highly viscous waste
USA • Hybrid Software announced the installation of the 400th seat of Packz, its PDF editor for packaging and label workflows. The milestone order for Hybrid has come from an Italian player in the flexographic market, Z Due.
Joint owners Lorenzo and Andrea Mingozzi at Z Due
GERMANY • Hell Gravure Systems will unveil a host of newly developed engravers and direct laser systems for gravure and flexographic printing at drupa 2016. Alongside three new machines the company announced earlier, the Helioklischograph K500 G4 will be presented at the Heliograph Holding joint stand, Hall 16, Booth D10.
The Helioklischograph K500 G4 features an integrated SprintEasy measuring cell, enabling it to capture the current condition of the engraving stylus prior to each engraving
GERMANY • Janoschka announced that following the merger of the Kippenheim and Ismaning sites, the 60% of shares held in Repro-Form have been transferred to Bernhard Volmer, the company’s founder and a long-standing shareholder.
Packaging continues to be a growth market, and within the packaging sector, flexible packaging is arguably the fastest growing segment. According to a Smithers Pira report (Future of Global Flexible Packaging to 2020), the global market for flexible packaging is projected to grow 18% by 2020.
Fixed ink set printed
image using CMYK + OGV
showing vivid colour
GERMANY • Boschert, Expresso Deutschland, Paul & Co, Maschinen Ritter- Wickeltechnik and Spanntec Wickelsyteme announce a joint appearance at drupa. The companies will link individual components in the production process together in their Converting Competence Center in Hall 11, Stand B22.
The team at drupa will link individual components in the production process together in their Converting Competence Center
GERMANY • DuPont Advanced Printing (DuPont) is highlighting DuPont Cyrel Easy flexographic printing plate technology and its newest equipment offering at the DuPont booth (Hall 8B, Stand C21) during drupa.
During drupa, DuPont will feature print samples, demonstrations, tours and speakers