Flint Group – Highlighting flexo products, platemaking and digital printing

The nyloflex Xpress thermal processing system and its flat top dot and round dot top thermal plates optimized for this system (Source: Flint Group)
At All in Print China 2018, the company will unveil latest details on developments from four different product groups that encompass prepress and pre-production, digital and conventional print and embellishments, converting and delivery. (Hall N1 Stand A123)  

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…

New market report on digital label and package printing

Industrial-scale colour inkjet digital printing set for take-off in labels and packaging

An example for a digital inkjet press, the Durst Tau 330 RSC (Source: Durst)
Growth in colour inkjet digital printing across labels and packaging industries is set to increase rapidly through 2023 and beyond, with automated high-volume/high-speed industrial-scale production to grow at a very fast rate. This is the outlook by the new report covering colour inkjet digital printing in global labels and packaging markets, published by market research…

Editorial: Always be in time to safeguard the future

Out now: Flexo & Gravure Global issue 3-2018

The brand new issue of Flexo & Gravure Global, 3-2018, is now available in our shop!
Always be in time to safeguard the future In view of the most dynamic processes of change and innovation affecting the packaging industries, one may become a little concerned. For example, flexible packaging must be capable of recycling and the development of digital printing processes continues to make giant steps forward.

Windmöller & Hölscher – New digital printing press for flexible packaging

As the new digital press is based on piezo inkjet technology, it will incorporate the 5601 print-head by manufacturer Xaar (Source: Xaar)
GERMANY • While digital printing is already firmly established in the label and commercial printing sector, flexible packaging continues to be a challenge: An economical and stable digital printing process has yet to be developed. Windmöller & Hölscher (W&H) has reached a first milestone in its development project with a machine concept for a new digital…