IMS Technologies/Laem Systems – Strategic partnership

Establishing a strategic partnership at Print4All: (Left to right:) David Malki (Laem), Daniele Vaglietti (CEO IMS), Giovanni Cama, (Sales director Paper Goebel IMS), Kerstin Stumpf-Trautmann (Group marketing manager Goebel IMS), Stefano Giacometti (Sales director Goebel IMS) and Valentina Destefani (Sales & Marketing Laem) (Source: G&K TechMedia)
ITALY • Bergamo-based mechanical engineering company IMS Technologies announced at Print4All the entering of a strategic partnership with Laem System.

Slitter rewinders – the final step that makes the difference

Converted substrate rolls (Source: Fiera Milano)
ITALY • In the packaging sector, flexo printing is carving out an ever-important role given its various favourable characteristics that are increasing its appeal, including production speeds up to 800 m/min/ 2624 fpm), the possibility to alternate between different processes more swiftly (from 10 to 30 minutes), ease of use, premium quality printing results and, last…

Print4All survey - Part 1

A statement by Aldo Peretti (Uteco Converting)

President of Acimga; Group chief executive officer and managing director for Uteco Converting (Source: G&K TechMedia)
With Print4All, show organiser Fiera Milano offers a new event show concept to the printing and converting industries. Flexo & Gravure Global asked some exhibitors about their opinion concerning their assessment of the new concept and their individual expectations and products on display. 

Baldwin Technology – Acquisition of digital ink system from QuadTech

(Left to right:) John Woolley, Herman Gnuechtel and Brent Becker (all Baldwin Technology) with Karl Fritchen (QuadTech) (Source: Baldwin Technologies)
USA • Baldwin Technology Company has reached an agreement with Quad/Graphics Inc. to acquire the intellectual property rights for the Digital Ink System. Baldwin provides process automation solutions, consumables and services for the print, packaging, textile and corrugated industries.

A survey of international suppliers for package printing in Asia - Part 3

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…

Interpress Printers – Invests in Koenig & Bauer EVO XD flexo technology

Holding a framed image of the new printer after signing the purchase contract (L to R): Ratha Kerisnan, managing director IPP; Andrea Dallavalla, KBA-Flexotecnica; and Andreas Friedrich, managing director KBA Asia-Pacific (Source: KBA)
MALAYASIA • The young company has focused on the printing of fast-food packaging and operates from headquarters in Kuala Lumpur. To accommodate a flood of new business, production capacity needed to be expanded. After a series of visits to companies in Europe, the company decided to invest in an ultramodern flexo printing line from KBA-Flexotecnica, a…