Many times during its 200 years history, Koenig & Bauer AG adjusted to market changes by introducing new products and services. Growing markets like package printing, digital printing and the printing of functional parts for the industry now accounts for the bulk of the business, which only a decade ago was dominated by the construction…
Koenig & Bauer AG,Wuerzburg
In the spring of 2017, Claus Bolza-Schünemann presented the best business results of the whole 200 years of the company’s history.
After going through the Internet bubble and its subsequent burst followed by the economic crisis of 2008, countries around the world have once again begun to realize the importance of manufacturing. Today, the so-called Fourth Industrial Revolution, based largely on the Internet of Things (IoT), is creating global development and transformational opportunities. Moreover, going forward,…
All in Print 2016 drew thousands of visitors from all over the world
GERMANY • The certificate recognises the company’s capability of delivering tools for successful implementation of Expanded Gamut Printing (EGP) processes. Flint Group supplies package printers with inks, coatings, and photopolymer plate raw materials to support the EGP process. The first Full HD EGP project between Flint Group and Marvaco was initiated 2015 and resulted an ultra-high-quality…
Kai Lankinen, Chairman of Marvaco congratulates Joelle Bédat, Business Development Manager OEM for receiving the EGP partnership certificate on behalf of Flint Group (Source: Marvaco)
GERMANY • With over 1,000 systems already integrated into central cylinder machines worldwide, W&H has recently upgraded and supplemented the Turboclean Advanced with a new variant, the E, which features low-maintenance electric pumps. Around 50 units have already been sold since the Drupa 2016, which the company claims is further proof of the high interest in…
W&H claims Turboclean is able to optimize the inking unit and allow the ink to be changed more quickly (Source, W&H)
EGYPT • In mid-November invited representatives of the Egyptian print industry met with K&B experts during several seminars in Alexandria and Cairo.
Group photo with all the seminar participants in the Bibliotheca Alexandrina (Source, KBA)
The new Italian paper and graphics umbrella organisation Federazione Carta e Grafica established in June 2017 and drupa agreed on an extensive cooperation.
GERMANY • The new Dynastar gravure printing press was awarded with the “Packaging Gravure Award 2017” by the European Rotogravure Association (ERA) in the category “Innovation”.
The Dynastar gravure printing press was awarded with the ERA Packaging Gravure Award 2017 for new ideas and concepts to produce short run jobs (Source: Windmöller & Hölscher)
THE NETHERLANDS • As the year ends, Polymount has announced the reintroduction of its Film Cleaner.
As 2017 ends, Polymount has announced the reintroduction of its Film Cleaner (Source: Polymount)
GERMANY • The Wega S 1410 cylinder transport system is designed for the company’s Slim Line S automatic lines with hollow cylinders. Introduced at drupa 2016, it was delivered for the first time in July 2017.
The Wega S 1410 cylinder transport system is designed for Bauer’s Slim Line S automatic lines with hollow cylinders of up to 1,400 mm (55”) face length (Source: Heliograph Holding)
THE NETHERLANDS • The company has terminated its Trillium liquid toner development project.
The Xeikon Trillium liquid toner press as shown at drupa 2016 (Source: Xeikon)
CZECH REPUBLIC • The Czech manufacturer of flexo-printing machines was awarded the Expanded Gamut Printing (EGP) partnership certificate recognising the company’s successful implementation of this modern production process. The certificate was awarded by Marvaco Ltd, a pioneer in modern EGP technology. Soma is a flexo press manufacturer with a capability to build stable and accurate flexo…
From L to R: Soma’s marketing manager Peter Blasko, project manager Roman Dresler, commercial director Pavla Kusa, Technology Center manager Zbynek Zemanek and technology specialist Martin Shejbal (Source, Marvaco)
ITALY • The newly planned and developed exhibition and conference, scheduled to take place at Fiera Milano from 29 May to 1 June 2018, has been conceived in collaboration with the Italian printing and packaging industry to provide a wealth of business and networking opportunities for manufacturers, printers, brand owners, operators of the mass market distribution,…
GERMANY • How is the current and future status of flexo printing forms? Flexo & Gravure Global asked seven suppliers of printing formes and prepress service companies for their opinion. Find the whole market survey in our shop as free download.
ITALY • Taking place at the company’s ConverDrome centre for research and technological development, the recent open house event focused on “The current state of the art of Electron Beam (EB) technology”.
The international crowd excitedly watches as the Onyx EcoOne demonstrates the new ebeam curing technique (Source: Uteco)
GERMANY • In order to further differentiate between the current and future status of flexo printing formes, whether it be plates or sleeve systems, Flexo & Gravure Global’s editors have asked several suppliers of printing formes and prepress service companies for their opinions. Below are the responses of Udo Linke, team kind’s managing director. Is there…
Udo Linke, team kind’s managing director (Source, team kind)