ITALY • The 2018 FTA Europe Diamond Awards took place on 30th of May at the Hotel Barceló in Milan and proved to be a great success. 240 individuals from across the European flexo community attended the ceremony to celebrate the best of the European flexo industry during the period of the Print4All Fair.
The winners of the FTA Europe Diamond Awards 2018
(Source: FTA Europe)
SPAIN • The supplier of solutions for the flexible packaging printing and converting sector, has widened its presence in the Spanish and Portuguese markets. Since 2014 the company has registered a consolidated increase, managing an expansion of 180% in this last year alone, an unprecedented figure for the company in this area.
Technological innovations brought about by the family of Comexi F2 MC flexo presses are one of the main factors for the extraordinary rise in market shares in Spain and Portugal (Source: Comexi
DENMARK • The company’s wide web corona technology has been chosen by Comexi, for its newly launched ML2 laminator.
Vetaphone corona units fitted to Comexi’s new ML2 laminator (Source: Nick Coombes)
ITALY • The Spanish manufacturer of equipment for the flexible packaging conversion industry has been announced as the final Gold Sponsor of the FTA Europe Diamond Awards!
SPAIN • The supplier of solutions for the flexible packaging printing and converting sector, strength its strategic alliance with Universal Packaging Company (Pvt) Ltd. and International Packaging Films (Pvt) Ltd., the two leading sister companies in Pakistan.
(Left to right:) (Von links nach rechts:) Fran Perez, Comexi area manager with Naveed Godil, CEO of Universal Packaging Company and International Packaging Films. (Source: Comexi)
SPAIN • The manufacturer of flexo presses and converting equipment together with Apex, Esko, Sun Chemical, Dupont and Cauchos Puntes joined together in a practical session at the Manel Xifra Boada Technological Centre to analyze advantages of expanded gamut versus direct color printing.
SPAIN • The company has organized a list of technical seminars on flexible packaging trends that will be held in several countries around the globe in 2018.
A selection of Comexi products as referred to during the technical seminars (Source: Comexi)
BELGIUM • The European umbrella organisation for the flexo industry announce that Twinlock by Tesa and KBA-Flexotecnica will be Gold Sponsors and Tresu Group will be Silver Sponsor of the FTA Europe Diamond Awards.
BELGIUM • FTA Europe announced that Windmöller & Hölscher will be Gold Sponsor of the FTA Europe Diamond Awards – as they were for the 2016 awards.
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…
South Africa • The plastic packaging company located near Durban is well positioned to take advantage of new requirements and developments in the African flexible packaging markets thanks to its investment, innovation and production strategy developed with Comexi technologies. A family-owned company with almost 50 years of experience, they have recently installed a new Comexi F2…
Tropic Plastics and Packaging, based in South Africa, has recently installed a new Comexi F2 MB flexographic press (Source: Comexi)
SPAIN • The global supplier of solutions for the flexible packaging printing and converting sector, closed 2017 beating its own records for its laminating line.
(From left to right:) Laminating brand manager, Carles Rodríguez, and laminating business unit director, Albert Chicote, at Comexi’s headquarters in Girona (Source: Comexi)
The Comexi ML2 is a state-of-the-art laminator designed to offer versatility and productivity. Therefore, it can work with solvent-based, water-based or solvent-free adhesives.
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The Comexi ML2 laminator is a suitable solution for frequent job changes (Source: Comexi)
BELGIUM • Following the success of 2016’s contest, four companies have already decided to sponsor the 2018 edition of the FTA Europe Diamond Awards: Kodak, Vetaphone and I&C-Gama as GOLD Sponsors, with Comexi agreeing to serve as a Silver Sponsor. The ceremony to celebrate the best of European flexo printing will take place on the evening…
FTA Europe has announced the first four sponsors of this year’s Diamond Awards to be held in May at Milan’s Hotel Barceló (Source: FTA Europe)
SPAIN • Since their corporate alliance began in 2005, the global group has purchased and installed several laminators and slitters throughout its production facilities. Three of the new S1 DTs will be integrated with the other Comexi slitters in Wipak’s Walsrode, Germany plant as part of a push towards complete automation in its slitting section. The…
Comexi’s S1 DT is a double turret slitting machine with regulating and control elements that provides the opportunity for high production rates