BST eltromat International – Quality assurance and production optimisation

The iPQ Check module is an intelligent tool for print quality inspection for the complete print format (Source: BST Eltromat Intl.)
The German company is a full-service provider for quality assurance and production optimisation for the web processing industry. Solutions available include web guiding, inspection, colour measurement and register control. They are used in the label and package printing industries worldwide. (Hall N2 Stand A116)

Erhardt+Leimer – Web guiding and web tension control

The Eltens web tension measuring and control systems can be mounted on almost all common pedestal bearings (Source: Erhardt+Leimer)
German company Erhardt+Leimer is a worldwide supplier of web guiding systems on moving webs. The company established its branch company in China in 2003, which mainly takes charge of the sales and services in the mainland of China. In 2013, the new self-owned factory with the name of Erhardt+Leimer (Zhejiang) Automation Technology Co.,Ltd was founded….

Phoseon Technology – Uniformity and control for LED UV curing applications

The FirePower FP601 is a water-cooled LED UV curing solution with advanced control features using a Modbus interface and a high intensity output for the fastest possible cure speeds (Source: Phoseon)
Phoseon assembles its LED UV curing systems in a semiconductor-based clean-room environment. The company utilizes advanced automation, burn-in, and statistical quality control (SQC) throughout its manufacturing process. Phoseon is 100% LED focused and provides both standard and custom solutions to OEMs and end-users worldwide. (Hall N2 Stand A255)

ESMA Academy – “Industrial Digital Printing” course now also in English

GERMANY • After two successful German editions, ESMA, Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Automation and Engineering (IPA) and Stuttgart Media University organise now the first comprehensive English course on all theoretical and practical aspects of digital printing technology for industrial applications. The event will take place on 5-8 November 2018 at the laboratories and conference rooms of…

Label and package show starts next week

AVT – Solutions for connected workflow automation showing at Labelexpo Americas

The company will showcase connected workflow automation solutions with sister companies Esko and X-Rite (Source: AVT)
USA • The company will showcase connected workflow automation solutions with sister companies Esko and X-Rite at Labelexpo Americas 2018 (stand 5202). AVT also will feature the North America premiere of two inspection solutions, and a host of other systems for digital press inspection and control, inspection for labels and packaging web applications and automation….

Mark Andy – P9E Performance Series press for flexible package printing

The new Performance Series P9E press is specifically designed for high-quality flexible packaging production (Source: Mark Andy)
USA • The new Performance Series P9E press is specifically designed for high-quality flexible packaging production. Available in web widths up to 26 inch (660 mm), the flexo press is engineered as the ideal solution to print film, shrink sleeves, flexible packaging and foil lidding.

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…