Interview with Prof Johannes Schilp, Professor at the University of Augsburg

“Print 4.0 process chains should be based on interoperability”

Prof Johannes Schilp is head of the Manufacturing Informatics Department of the University of Augsburg and senior hjead of the Processing Technology Department of the Fraunhofer Research Institution for Casting, Composite and Processing Technology (IGCV) (Source: VDMA)
GERMANY • As Head of the Manufacturing Informatics Department of the University of Augsburg and Senior Head of the Processing Technology Department of the Fraunhofer Research Institution for Casting, Composite and Processing Technology (IGCV), Prof Johannes Schilp is intensively involved in the Industrie 4.0 process worlds. In this interview, he talks about the status of Print 4.0,…

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Digital Printing today 1-2018

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Digital printing opens up a perspective, with which all today’s label and packaging printers have to deal. In the first edition of our special “Digital Printing today” 2018 these articles – among others – inform you about the latest trends in digital printing: “Expanding flexible packaging and label opportunties” by Armin Karl Geiger and “Printed…

ebeam Technologies – ePac Flexible Packaging provided with instant OPV curing

ePac Flexible Packaging will install an ebeam Technologies’s Core 100/760 EB curing unit, mounted on a Grafisk Maskinfabrik GM EB30 coating line (Sourece: ebeam Technologies)
SWITZERLAND • The full-service provider offering pre-media, digital printing, laminating, and pouch making services will install an ebeam Core 100/760 EB curing unit, mounted on a Grafisk Maskinfabrik GM EB30 coating line at its Madison, Wisconsin, USA, site in Q3, 2018.

Slitter rewinders – the final step that makes the difference

Converted substrate rolls (Source: Fiera Milano)
ITALY • In the packaging sector, flexo printing is carving out an ever-important role given its various favourable characteristics that are increasing its appeal, including production speeds up to 800 m/min/ 2624 fpm), the possibility to alternate between different processes more swiftly (from 10 to 30 minutes), ease of use, premium quality printing results and, last…

Print4All survey - Part 1

A statement by Aldo Peretti (Uteco Converting)

President of Acimga; Group chief executive officer and managing director for Uteco Converting (Source: G&K TechMedia)
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.