The digital inspection table incorporates digital projection for the proofing of printed sheets and die-cut blanks, whilst providing real-time visual representations to match product with digital proofs.
The digital inspection table is designed to drive quality assurance, productivity and virtually remove print production errors
SWITZERLAND • Visitors to the Competence 18 open house event have the opportunity to witness the future of the printing and converting industries first-hand.
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.
Federico d’Annunzio -
Strategic products marketing director web-fed business unit
Bobst (Source: Bobst)
SWITZERLAND • The company has announced the official opening on 16 May 2018 of Bobst Changzhou Co. Ltd, its second production facility in China. Titled “China 4.0 – Beyond your packaging future” the formal inauguration will be followed by two days of open house events on 17 and 18 May.
3D view of the new Bobst Changzhou competence centre (Source: Bobst)
FRANCE • The company is expanding its factory in Bron near Lyon and will open a new competence center in 2018. The construction of this new facility spanning 2,000 square metres, began in October 2017.
(Left to right:) Emmanuel Roquet, president of Bobst Lyon and Adrien Fournier, project manager (Source: Bobst)
GERMANY • The new 20Seven CI flexo is the company’s latest contribution to deliver Extended Color Gamut (ECG) solutions for a variety of printing processes and applications.
Up-close viewing of the 20Seven printing section during a recent open house event (Source: Bobst)
GERMANY • On 25 October, Radtech Europe will organise a seminar on food packaging at the Moevenpick Airport Hotel, Stuttgart.
The manufacturing of save food packaging is a main challenge for the package printing industry (Source: The Telegraph)
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…
ITALY • The Print4All exhibition takes place from 29th May to the 1st June 1018 in Milan, with a new extended format offering a wide showcase of printing and converting technologies in all market segments.
At display at Print4All. The new 20Seven CI flexo press, suitable for both conventional or extended colour gamut printing (Source: Bobst)
ITALY • During the upcoming Print4All show in Milan, Bobst will present a number of solutions for the flexible packaging, folding carton, and corrugated board industries.
The Bobst RS 6003C HS gravure printing press (Source: Bobst)
SWITZERLAND • Generally, the printing industry is dealing with the common problem of poor metal adhesion due to de-lamination. Traditional metallization, even with plasma treatment, can result in poor metal to polymer substrate bonding. This produces de-lamination which leads to packaging failure and results in product rejects and loss of reputation. Part of the problem is…
Bobst’s new AluBond provides high metal adhesion and surface energy levels through vaccum metalization (Source: Bobst)
GERMANY • Most recently, the Model Group installed a FW 3000 anilox cleaning device by Flexo Wash at its Berka plant in Germany.
(Left to right:) Flexo Wash’s International sales manager, Mette Laursen, with Christian Gross and Thorsten Fuest of Model, and the 200th anilox roll cleaner (Source: Nick Coombes)
SWITZERLAND • Designed for flexible packaging converters and CPP/PE film producers, the compact new K5 Vision is designed to handle a wide variety of different film types including heat sensitive films and thin gauge substrates. It can run at speeds up to 840m/min (33”), is available in widths from 1250mm to 2450mm (49” to 96,5”)…
The new Bobst K5 Vision is a compact vacuum metallizer designed for flexible packaging converters and CPP/PE film producers (Source: Bobst)
GERMANY • The 20Seven CI flexo press is an evolution of the 20Six model and has been targeted to maximizing process consistency, which makes it specifically suited for the extended colour gamut (ECG) process.
The new 20Seven CI flexo press is specifically suited for the extended colour gamut (ECG) process (Source: Bobst)
SWITZERLAND • The folding cartons market in the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) region is forecast to rise from US $2.8 billion in 2016 to US $4.9 billion (EUR €2.3 to EUR €4.01 billion) by the end of 2024, as the countries in the region experience significant industrial growth. The Philippines was the 10th fastest…
Left to right: La Rosa Olive, division manager, supply chain Printwell, Yam Robert, president of Printwell and Gaudry Erick, product sales manager, Bobst (Source, Bobst)