Windmöller & Hölscher – 500th Miraflex sold

W&H sales director South Asia Gerhard Schoone (left) and W&H sales director Thomas Lengenberg (right) celebrate the deal together with Asghar Abbas, head of packaging at Packages Limited (2nd from left), W&H director Peter Steinbeck (3rd from left) and Numan Noor , business unit manager folding carton at Packages Limited (Source: W&H)
GERMANY • The 500th machine of the Miraflex series of CI flexo printing presses has been purchased by the Pakistani packaging manufacturer Packages Limited.

Uflex – Interview with R.K. Jain, president finance & accounts

R.K. Jain, Uflex's fiannce and accounts group president (Source, Uflex)
INDIA • As the nation’s economy continues to grow along with its population, Uflex is quickly solidifying its position as one of the largest integrated manufacturing and packaging firms in Asia. With global aspirations in sight, the editors of Flexo & Gravure Global sat down to discuss the company’s past, present and vision for the…

Vetaphone – Second corona unit installed by Worthen, will others follow?

The 1920 mm (76") VE1B corona treater is installed at Worthen’s plant in Nashua, NH (Source, Vetaphone)
USA • After a year of near continuous service, a second 1920 mm (76”) Vetaphone VE1B corona treater has been installed on another of Worthen Industries’ specially adapted coating lines. Requiring treatment performance with superior dyne levels that doesn’t create pinholes, the company prints across a range of substrates from foam run at 9 m/min (30…

Windmöller & Hölscher – 70% lower energy consumption for cast film production

Windmöller & Hölscher claims the Filmex II cast film extrusion line can reduce energy costs for cooling by up to 70% (Source, W&H)
GERMANY • During the production of cast film, the melting process consumes the largest portion of energy during cast film production and cooling is a close second. A new cooling process for cast film production with the Filmex II cast film extrusion line is said to  significantly lower energy consumption by up to 70%. The new…