GERMANY • The company now offers a heat-sealable paper solution for packaging manufacturers and packing companies.
The coated paper with a heat-sealable reverse side can be used on existing packaging lines and can be recycled in the waste paper cycle (Source: Feldmuehle Uetersen)
AUSTRIA n Every year, the company manufactures packaging for more than 50 percent of the 150 million chocolate Santa Clauses produced in Germany.
Chocolate Santa Clauses (Source: Constantia Flexibles)
SPAIN • The new ML2 multipurpose laminating and coating machine goes a step beyond Comexi’s Dual Laminator which is the group’s top seller and in the past three years has doubled the sales of this specific machine.
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The new ML2 multipurpose laminating and coating machine (Source: Comexi)
ITALY • The Omet Varyflex V2 is said to a most flexible narrow- and mid-web press for packaging printing and converting. Thanks to its unique platform design, it is able to combine a wide range of printing and finishing technologies in-line.
The Omet Varyflex V2 offers the use of both solvent-based and UV curing inks (Source: Omet)
GERMANY • To offer an additional solution in response to the troublesome issue of pin holing, the company introduced an “X-Hard” foam hardness to its Softprint plate mounting tape assortment for flexible packaging printers.
The new Softprint 72129 STM-TP is provided with the X-Hard foam to avoid pin holing during the print run (Source: tesa)
ITALY • The company’s distillers allow the recycling and the re-use of degreasing and washing solvents.
Formeco distiller equipped with liquid ring vacuum pump (Source: Formeco)
BELGIUM • The supplier of photopolymer plates for flexo printing will be attending Eurasia Packaging 2017, scheduled for Istanbul, Turkey, 25 to 28 October (Hall 9 Stand 10B).
The Asahi Clean Transfer plate technology enables a clean ink transfer and prevents ink accumulating on the plate surfaces and dot shoulders of screen areas (Source: Asahi)
THE NETHERLANDS • As the year ends, Polymount has announced the reintroduction of its Film Cleaner.
As 2017 ends, Polymount has announced the reintroduction of its Film Cleaner (Source: Polymount)
GERMANY • The Wega S 1410 cylinder transport system is designed for the company’s Slim Line S automatic lines with hollow cylinders. Introduced at drupa 2016, it was delivered for the first time in July 2017.
The Wega S 1410 cylinder transport system is designed for Bauer’s Slim Line S automatic lines with hollow cylinders of up to 1,400 mm (55”) face length (Source: Heliograph Holding)
GERMANY • “4-in-1” is the key advantage of the new HelioChrome Rapid EC for the chromium plating of gravure cylinders. The essential additives – which previously had to be added for various effects – are now included in the product.
“4-in-1” is the key advantage of the new HelioChrome Rapid EC for the chromium plating of gravure cylinders (Source: Heliograph Holding)
GERMANY • The member of the Heliograph Holding introduced the compact 5 kHz HelioKlischograph K2 cylinder engraving machine.
Hell Gravure Systems introduced the compact 5 kHz HelioKlischograph K2 cylinder engraving machine (Source: Heliograph Holding)
THE NETHERLANDS • The company has terminated its Trillium liquid toner development project.
The Xeikon Trillium liquid toner press as shown at drupa 2016 (Source: Xeikon)
BELGIUM • Uteco Converting, ebeam Technologies and Inx Digital International collaboratively developed the Gaia industrial end-to-end EB inkjet production line. This digital narrow-web solution will enable safe mass-personalization of indirect food contact flexible packaging and labels. The new press made its public debut at Labelexpo Europe 2017 with on-stand production demonstrations.
The new narrow-web Gaia hybrid EB digital inkjet solutions for printing on flexible substrates (Source G&K)
INDIA – Candy and confectionery are high impulse buying items therefore the importance of aesthetical packaging cannot be emphasized enough. With this problem statement at hand the films business of India’s multinational flexible packaging materials and solutions company has engineered low opacity, gloss white anti-static twist wrap polyester film Flexpet F-WTG-AS, a bi-axially oriented polyethylene…
GERMANY • The rotec Eco Bridge, an adapter with a patent-pending air flow system using a breathable metal ring allows for easier mounting and de-mounting of the sleeves as well as a reduction in noise of 99%.
rotec Eco Bridge in use at Rommelag Flex (Source, Flint)