LUXEMBOURG • Doneck Euroflex has relaunched its website. According to Doneck, the new layout allows visitors to quickly gain an overview of all services, while the applications section provides detailed information on company’s product range.
Doneck Euroflex relaunched its website
VIETNAM • Managing the production of 500 million cigarette packs per year, and the 20,000 tonnes of paperboard required to produce them, posed a major problem for the Vietnamese converting company Agricultural Printing & Packaging (APP).
APP’s second Gallus EM 410 was fitted with a Martin MBS at installation
SPAIN • The Manel Xifra Boada Technological Centre has organised a new edition of the “Technical Colour Seminar” on 6 and 7 October. A total of 21 operators and heads of companies in Russia, Ukraine and Latvia broadened their knowledge in colour management.
USA • Flint Group has introduced the UV cold foil adhesive solution “UltraCURA Bond”. With UltraCura Bond, Flint Group intends to enhance the performance and aesthetics of cold foil technology for sheetfed printing toned, clear and low migration technologies.
UK • In collaboration IFS Applications, Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd. has implemented a group-wide Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP) system which will embrace its operations in the UK, as well as in North America, India & China.
Atlas Converting has implemented a group-wide Enterprise Resources Planning (ERP)
Germany • Flint Group Flexible Packaging EMEA has appointed Cyrille Billouard as International Key Account Manager. Mr. Billouard will support to global wide web flexible packaging accounts situated in Europe, Middle East and Africa. He will work with Flint Group’s sales management and key account teams.
AUSTRIA • Constantia Flexibles has opened its new “Competence Centre” for the research and development of polymer films and film laminates for flexible packaging. It is located at the company’s second largest production plant in Weiden, Germany.
From left to right: Axel Glade, Head of Plant Hueck Folien; Achim Grefenstein, Head of Group R&D; Gerold Riegler, COO Constantia Flexibles and Alexander Baumgartner, CEO Constantia Flexibles
UK • Universal Converting Equipment have supplied a new CL350 hot melt adhesive coater / laminator to its sister company, Universal Adhesive Systems. The machine is available for customer trials at Universal Adhesive Systems, Daventry facility.
Universal Converting Equipment’s new CL350 hot melt adhesive coater
GERMANY • Karla Grey and Hans-Peter Hormann founded the Flexofit GmbH, a consulting company for the international Flexo printing industry, this summer in Bad Vilbel, Germany. Flexofit is focused on submitting industry knowledge and tools for the flexo printing process to Africa and Asia.
From left to right: Hans-Peter Hormann, General Manager at Flexofit and Karla Grey, Managing Director at Flexofit
CHINA • After a series of tests, Kunshan Fuhua decided to install a “nyloflex NExT Exposure FV” unit from Flint Group. Furthermore, the Chinese flexo trade shop bought a “nyloflex Digital Washer FV”.
Kunshan Fuhua decided to install a “nyloflex NExT Exposure FV” and a “nyloflex Digital Washer FV”
USA • Pamarco participated in Correxpo 2015 that was held in the Hyatt Regency in Louisville, Kentucky, from 20 to 21 October. At the exhibit, the company displayed its EFlo cell technology and anilox roll cleaning solutions.
Packaging continues to be a growth market, and within the packaging market, 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 by 18% through 2020.
Single colour paper dust print voids on spot colour. Picture frame around spot colour square. 7C image is printed clean.
USA • SGK, a division of Matthews International announced that it has rebranded the Matthews Brand Solutions flexographic business in Europe, Asia and the Americas as Schawk.
AUSTRIA • Alexander Baumgartner has assumed his role as Chief Executive Officer of flexible packaging company Constantia Flexibles as of 1 October 2015. He succeeds Thomas Unger, who had led the Group as CEO since 2011.
Alexander Baumgartner has started as CEO of Constantia Flexibles as of 1 October 2015
FINLAND • Huhtamaki, announces personal changes in its “Group Executive Team”. Olli Koponen, Executive Vice President, Molded Fiber and a member of the Group Executive Team, has been appointed as Executive Vice President, Flexible Packaging. Petr Domin, Managing Director, Molded Fiber Europe, has been appointed as interim Executive Vice President.