Bobst – Flexible packaging and label roadshow in Vietnam

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The audience of Vietnamese printers and converters attending the Bobst & Partners roadshow in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) (Source: Bobst)
VIETNAM • Bobst and industry partners Coim, Daetwyler SwissTec, Esko, Jindal, Kodak, Macchi and Siegwerk convened at Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) to meet with decision makers of the local label and packaging industries and present equipment and consumables technology updates and trends.

Screening technology for expanded colour gamut printing 

A narrow web sample, printed at MPS in Holland. The sample uses Bellissima DMS, Apex GTT anilox, MacDermid Graphics Solutions' LUX ITP 60 plates. The sample includes a panel of perfectly smooth screen tint builds to simulate spot colours (Source: Hamillroad)
Andy Cave Whatever name you know it by – fixed palette, Expanded Colour Gamut (ECG), extended process, N-colour, or something else – the objective is the same: To simulate spot colours using screen tint builds of four or more colours to provide more choice to brand owners while increasing production throughput and reducing costs. The…

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…