Futec, Maxcess – Partnership announced at drupa

Left to right: Francesco Cristante, 
general manager for Maxcess and Takashi Yoshida, general manager of Futec Europe GmbH
JAPAN • Futec, an inspection systems provider, and Maxcess, a web-handling industry services provider announced a sales cooperation that will allow both companies to cross-promote each other’s product portfolio to customers in Germany, Austria and Poland. The companies intend to extend the region in the future.

Troika – Millions in possible orders after drupa

The company presented Corrucam, a new tool that measures aniloxes within corrugated presses, and the development of the Advanced Inspection Microscope
UK • Troika Systems said it has achieved more than EUR 117 million of realistic new sales revenue throughout the coming year. During the two-week exhibition, the company said it developed more than 360 new business leads and orders while it unveiled two new technologies.

Gama International – New control and storage systems successful at drupa

From left to right: Sante Conselvan and Federico Paulli of Gama International said the company’s latest VIS G30, G20 and G34 were its biggest draws
ITALY • Gama International said of all the control systems it presented at drupa, the systems it launched, G33 and G34, generated the most interest. They are designed for the control of temperature and viscosity of EB ink used in the production of flexible packaging.

3M – Mounting tape advances help avoid plate damage

The fibre-free construction of the tapes can minimize contamination-related production interruptions and clean-ups and reduce printing defects
GERMANY • 3M showcased its new adhesive advancements that it said can give flexo printers confidence at any speed. Its Splittable Flying Splice Tapes have a breakout mechanism that is free of tissue fibre so instead of releasing debris that will contaminate presses, the company says its tapes separate cleanly. This can reduce contamination of…