Interview Series: What do UK companies think about printing for food packaging?

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JFM has worked hard to standardise the prepress process and implement ­technology to meet evolving customer needs
In order to address increasing concerns about plastic waste and food safety, several printers and suppliers in the UK and Ireland were asked for their thoughts on what many consider to be a growing crisis. The European Flexographic Industry Association approached its members about this topic and found that innovation is the dominant response to…

More diverse technical capabilities under one company umbrella

An interview with Karl Fritchen, president of Baldwin Vision Systems, on the acquisition of QuadTech and PC Industries

Karl Fritchen, president of Baldwin Vision Systems, answers questions around the acquisition, explains the market impact of this agreement, and shares his ideas for the company moving forward (Source: Baldwin)
In late 2017, both QuadTech and PC Industries were acquired by Baldwin Technology Company Inc., a manufacturer and supplier of process-automation equipment and related consumables for the printing, packaging and other industrial segments. In this interview, Karl Fritchen, answers questions around the acquisition, explains the impact this agreement will have on the industry and the…

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.