Flint Group Flexographic Products – New global marketing director, senior manager

Left to right: Yunuén Sánchez was appointed global marketing director of flexographic products, and Rico Hagedorn is now senior manager for technical services plates
LUXEMBOURG • Flint Group Flexographic Products announced the appointment of Yunuén Sánchez as global marketing director of flexographic products and as a member of the senior leadership team for flexographic products. The company also appointed Rico Hagedorn as a senior manager for technical services plates.

Global trends in packaging printing – Part Two

PCI Films Consulting
PCI’s study profiled more than 150 converters. In general, all emerging markets illustrated strong growth over the past five years, with only three of the thirteen posting overall growth of less than 30% between 2006 and 2011
In the first part of this article, our editor examined the overarching market data for the packaging printing industry, the numbers from major press manufacturers and touched on the first of three major trends, emerging markets.

Soma – Five presses sold at drupa, new sale negotiations

The company hosted several customers at its technology centre after a successful drupa
CZECH REPUBLIC • Soma reported on a very successful drupa 2016 with more than 1,500 visitors coming to see demonstrations of the new Optima 2 flexographic printing press. It was officially launched at the show, and the demos showed wide-web production running the Arun plate mounting system developed in cooperation with the press maker, Allstein.