Isra Vision – A comprehensive inspection portfolio

The web viewer ViewStar uses a dual camera setup to provide clear visualization reaching from an overview image down to a crisp impression of the single printing dot (Source: Isra Vision)
The company is presenting its portfolio of print inspection systems. The “Star” family covers inspection reaching from flexible package printing to metal coating. Completed by solutions for spectral measuring and the quality surveillance of digital printing, the versatile toolset offers secure full circle optical inspection and an optimized workflow. (Hall N2 Stand A229)

Global Data – Trends and opportunities in the UK packaging industry

The report “Trends and Opportunities in the UK Packaging Industry” brings together multiple data sources to provide a comprehensive overview of UK's packaging market (Source: Wikipedia)
UK • The report “Trends and Opportunities in the UK Packaging Industry” brings together multiple data sources to provide a comprehensive overview of UK’s packaging market. It includes market overview, growth analysis by pack material and industry, pack material growth analysis by industry and sector, analysis by pack material, and trends, case studies, and future outlook.

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)  

Apex – Flexo and corrugated solutions at Scanpack

At ScanPack, Apex is launching flexo and corrugated solutions and also presents the Bellissima DMS Screening, developed by Hamillroad Software (Source: Apex)
THE NETHERLANDS • The manufacturer of anilox and metering roll solutions and exclusive distributor of the Bellissima DMS Screening, developed by Hamillroad Software, is launching some flexo and corrugated solutions at ScanPack, taking place 23-26 October in Göteborg, Sweden (Stand B01:B03).

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.

Mark Andy – P9E Performance Series press for flexible package printing

The new Performance Series P9E press is specifically designed for high-quality flexible packaging production (Source: Mark Andy)
USA • The new Performance Series P9E press is specifically designed for high-quality flexible packaging production. Available in web widths up to 26 inch (660 mm), the flexo press is engineered as the ideal solution to print film, shrink sleeves, flexible packaging and foil lidding.

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…

ppg> flexofilm – Appreciating the “K1 Technology” from Epsilon rollers

The pneumatic carbon fiber (CFRP) adapter roller cyKlon from Epsilon Composite is provided with an exchangeable interlock notch (Source: Epsilon Rollers)
GERMANY • In spring 2017, ppg> flexofilm expanded the range of flexo printed products. Therefore the German package manufacturer installed a 10 + 1 colour Miraflex C II flexo printing press from Windmöller & Hölscher at the Holdorf location.