The Group now offers an extra firm rotec compressible sleeve with a hardness level of 70 Shore A, in addition to the medium (50 Shore A) and firm (60 Shore A) hardness levels.
The Flint Group now offers an extra firm rotec compressible sleeve (Source: Flint Group)
GERMANY •n With the Smart Packaging prototype of a “counting folding carton”, the August Faller Group has designed a packaging solution to improve compliance and make handling the medicine easier for the patients.
The intelligent pharmaceutical packaging “Counting Device” is one of three newly developed smart packaging prototypes (Source: August Faller)
SWITZERLAND/GERMANY • Lüscher Technologies developed the new Multi Resolution Optics FleXtreme! for their digital imaging system line XPose! FlexLine 330 and 360.
The new Multi Resolution Optics FleXtreme! is now available for the digital imaging system line XPose! FlexLine 330 and 360 (Source: Lüscher Technologies)
JAPAN • The film manufacturer has collaborated with packaging manufacturer, Bio4Pack, to create a plastic-free compostable crisp pack for German organic crisps producer, myChipsbox.
Futamure cooperated with Bio4Pack and created a plastic-free compostable crisp pack
SWITZERLAND • Core 100/760 is a newly launched EB curing system for finishing of flexible packaging and label substrates printed on an HP Indigo 20000 digital press.
Core 100/760 is a new EB curing system for the finishing of flexible packaging and label substrates printed on an HP Indigo 20000 digital press (Source: ebeam Technologies)
GERMANY • The HQH Pro automatic text enhancement system for gravure printing recently impressed judges for the ERA’s Innovation Prize, who recommended the product.
ISRAEL • The company announced a number of new hardware innovations to broaden the capabilities of its presses in both flexible packaging and folding carton production.
HP Indigo offers new hardware to broaden the capabilities of its presses in both flexible packaging and folding carton production (Source: HP Indigo)
GERMANY • In keeping with the Heliograph Group strategy, Bauer Logistik expanded its storage product range by developing a new rack for flexo sleeves.
The new rack for flexo sleeves by Bauer Logistik can accommodate 725 sleeves (Source: Heliograph)
SWITZERLAND • Generally, the printing industry is dealing with the common problem of poor metal adhesion due to de-lamination. Traditional metallization, even with plasma treatment, can result in poor metal to polymer substrate bonding. This produces de-lamination which leads to packaging failure and results in product rejects and loss of reputation. Part of the problem is…
Bobst’s new AluBond provides high metal adhesion and surface energy levels through vaccum metalization (Source: Bobst)
GERMANY • In order for customers to more easily find the products they require to properly clean their anilox rollers, the company is now directly selling a variety of solutions. The new Zecher Anilox Cleaner is offered in four different variants: Aqua/UV Ink, Gel, In-Line, and Washing Machine. According to the company, each type allows a…
SWEDEN • Trelleborg and Inometa made an agreement, in which each will sell specified products made by the other company from the beginning of 2018.
AUSTRIA • Counterfeit pharmaceutical and food products put consumers’ health and the identity of brands at risk. To rule out such counterfeits, packaging manufacturer Constantia Flexibles offers innovative packaging solutions to meet this crucial task.
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To rule out counterfeits, packaging manufacturer Constantia Flexibles offers effective solutions to meet this crucial task (Source: Constantia Flexibles)
USA • MacDermid Graphics Solutions announced the introduction of three new liquid photopolymer resins for corrugated printing applications – MRC, LTS and M Cap 45. These new products are part of the M System platform of liquid photopolymer technology and service architecture. In no particular order, this series of articles introduces these products in detail.
SWITZERLAND • Designed for flexible packaging converters and CPP/PE film producers, the compact new K5 Vision is designed to handle a wide variety of different film types including heat sensitive films and thin gauge substrates. It can run at speeds up to 840m/min (33”), is available in widths from 1250mm to 2450mm (49” to 96,5”)…
The new Bobst K5 Vision is a compact vacuum metallizer designed for flexible packaging converters and CPP/PE film producers (Source: Bobst)
CANADA • Since the US Department of Commerce investigation on Chinese aluminum foil imports have now resulted in preliminary antidumping duties ranging from 96% to 162%, on top of preliminary countervailing duties in the range of 16% to 81%, the aluminum foil market has been impacted and many converters are looking for new products for their…
Celplast offers metalized film substitutes for Chinese aluminum foils (Source, Celplast)