A survey of international suppliers for package printing in Asia - Part 1

Is the packaging industry’s future Asian?

(Source: Janoschka)
With a glimpse towards the future, Flexo & Gravure Global asked a ­variety of suppliers to the package printing industries for their thoughts and strategies around the expanding Asian markets. Collectively, each respondent emphasized that their growth strategies revolve around and often hinge upon successfully navigating the changing economics and demographics involved in Asia’s financial…

Carl Ostermann Erben (COE) – Announced as German trade shop for DMS plates

Carl Ostermann Erben (COE) plate making facilities are now approved as trade shops to supply plates made using Bellissima Digitally Modulated Screening DMS techniques (Source: Apex International)
UK • Aniken Graphics, a joint venture between UK based prepress software solutions company Hamillroad Software, and anilox roller manufacturer Apex International, approved Carl Ostermann Erben (COE) as a trade shop to supply plates made using Bellissima digitally modulated screening (DMS) to the German label market.

PCMC and MicroDynamics – announce strategic partnership

Customers of the two companies can now streamline anilox and gravure roll care by bundling cleaning and analysis technology together (Source: PCMC)
WISCONSIN/USA • Customers of the two companies can now streamline anilox and gravure roll care by bundling cleaning and analysis technology together. The new option allows clients to include MicroDynamics’ 3DQC RollScope as part of a package purchase with PCMC’s Meridian laser anilox cleaner. The Meridian uses a laser to clean anilox cells without damaging them,…

Apex International – Local service in the UK strengthened with Draychem

Mike Lines is the managing director of Draychem (Source: Apex)
THE NETHERLANDS • A supplier of eco-friendly chemicals and anilox roll cleaning services for nearly 30 years, Draychem will help provide a more complete hardware and maintenance supply service to the printing industry in Great Britain claims Apex. Draychem is also now the appointed Apex agent in Ireland for sales of anilox rolls/sleeves and glue sets….