SPAIN • The supplier will show a new flexography printing press at drupa 2016 at its stand in Hall10/B20. The machine is a further development of the previous FI. According to Comexi Group, it will allow improved automation in the printing process.
Comexi will reveal its novelties at the next edition of the drupa fair, which will be held from 31 May to 11 June in Düsseldorf, Germany
UK • Meech International announced an addition to its Hyperion range of static control systems, the 959IPS ionising air curtain. The new unit is designed to provide static neutralisation and dust removal across the plastics and packaging industries.
The unit is energy efficient and cuts compressed air demand by up to 70%, the company said, reducing running costs
THE NETHERLANDS • DG press will show a new Thallo printing unit and a refurbished Vision unit at drupa 2016 in hall 10 at stand D02. Moreover, the companey will exhibit a business scan and a webshop for spare parts, which will be a Drupa launch.
DG press Directors Remko Koolbergen (left) and Peter Kloppers (right) with the new Thallo press
JAPAN • Fujifilm Corporation announced it will be using drupa as the platform to unveil a new LED-UV inkjet press suitable for flexible packaging applications.
BELGIUM • FTA Europe, the umbrella organisation for European Flexo Organisations, announced that the first Diamond Flexo Awards will take place on the evening of 2 June at the Drupa Congress Centre/Hyatt Hotel in Düsseldorf.
GERMANY • Omet announced it will present its new Varyflex V2 Offset 850 in Hall 3 at Booth 3D90 at drupa. The new sleeves developed by OMET in collaboration with Rossini were designed to improve print quality, performance and efficiency.
The new sleeves developed by OMET in collaboration with Rossini were designed to improve print quality, performance and efficiency
Vetaphone announced it will be exhibiting a range of improved and enhanced surface treatment technology at Stand E20 in Hall 10 at drupa. Vetaphone’s stand in Düsseldorf will display the UL approved iCorona generator series, including the new iCorona2 and iCorona3.
Vetaphone said it will be exhibiting a range of improved and enhanced surface treatment technology at drupa 2016
GERMANY • Kodak announced its lineup of new flexo technologies to be launched on its stand (Hall 5, Stand F09) at drupa. The new Flexcel NX System ’16, powered by an expanding NX Advantage feature set, includes features like advanced plate surface patterning capabilities to improve ink transfer efficiency, the company said.
DENMARK • Flexo Wash has announced its fully automatic Multi Cylinder Cleaner that can clean 10-12 gravure cylinders per hour will be exhibited in its full size at drupa in Hall 12, Booth C31. The company has also said that new for drupa is its Flexo Wash Cylinder Washer that cleans with the use of…
The ATEX compliant Flexo Wash automatic parts washer uses trays to avoid damage during loading and unloading
GERMANY • Bobst announced it will use drupa, in Hall 10, Stand A60, to showcase its solutions that it says will increase productivity, open up new capabilities and protect customers’ global investments. The company is planning the world premiere of a new Mastercut 106 PER, a die-cutter with innovations that Bobst says will set new…
GERMANY • tesa announced that from 31 May to 10 June, it will be presenting highlights from its assortment of self-adhesive tapes for the paper and print industry, focusing on splicing and flexo plate mounting solutions in Hall 15, Booth D20 at drupa. This will include some existing products, but the company said it will…
SWITZERLAND • Lüscher Technologies AG announced it will show a new imagesetter, the Xpose Flexline 330L for 1067 mm x 1524 mm (42” x 60”) formats. The new model combines a dual optic with 5080/2540 dpi with a patented inside drum system.
CHINA • Hy-Flexo announced analysis from one of its customers that shows its CI flexo press reduced costs and improved productivity in corrugating preprinting. Shanying Paper reported its production capacity for each shift increased and things like full use of the board, with fewer edges, has helped reduced costs when compared to its offset press.
According to the company, large batch printing with the CI press has saved on platemaking costs
GERMANY • Windmöller & Hölscher Group announced it will present its product portfolio on more than 1,000 sqm (10,760 sqft) in Hall 15, Booth A41 at drupa. A new generation of flexo and gravure printing presses will be premiered, and the company said that live machine demonstrations will run several times a day.
SWITZERLAND • Hildebrand Technology announced a non-contact dust removal system that uses a defined high speed vacuum air flow to free the substrate surface of loose particles, is network-ready, and makes straightforward integration into all important field bus or industrial ethernet networks possible.
Network overview for a typical application example with dual side cleaning