FRANCE • The company is expanding its factory in Bron near Lyon and will open a new competence center in 2018. The construction of this new facility spanning 2,000 square metres, began in October 2017.
(Left to right:) Emmanuel Roquet, president of Bobst Lyon and Adrien Fournier, project manager (Source: Bobst)
BELGIUM • The European umbrella organisation for the flexo industry announce that Twinlock by Tesa and KBA-Flexotecnica will be Gold Sponsors and Tresu Group will be Silver Sponsor of the FTA Europe Diamond Awards.
Initially released in 1997, Flexographic Image Reproduction Specifications & Tolerances (FIRST) 6.0 is the sixth major revision of this publication. It is designed to provide all members of the flexo supply chain with the technical information needed to produce high-quality and consistent print results. FIRST is a set of specifications, not standards. When followed, these…
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In late 2017 and early 2018, Flexo & Gravure Global asked several package print shops and converters about their opinion on the past year and their estimations on trends and challenges for 2018. In the second part of this survey, Richard Bunney, head of graphics & design Ball Beverage Packaging Europe talks about personalization, the…
Head of graphics & design Ball Beverage Packaging Europe (Source: Ball)
USA • Forum 2018, themed “Bringing It All Together: Synchronizing Processes, People and Potential,” will take place 6-9 May 6-9 at Indianapolis. Co-located with the event is Inoflex 2018, set for 7-8 May.
ITALY • At the upcoming international show dedicated to printing and converting, both commercial and industrial, tesa Italy will be exhibiting its newest paper and print assortment.
USA • The company has invested in a Laserlox anilox roll cleaning system from Eaglewood Technologies.
Laserlox Systems sustainable anilox cleaning solutions use laser technology and are suitable for all segments of flexo printing
[Source: Laserlox Systems]
ITALY • During the upcoming Print4All show in Milan, Bobst will present a number of solutions for the flexible packaging, folding carton, and corrugated board industries.
The Bobst RS 6003C HS gravure printing press (Source: Bobst)
USA • The anilox roll supplier announced its participation as an exhibitor at the upcoming Converters Expo, which will be held 17-18 April 2018 at the Lambeau Field Atrium in Green Bay, WI.
ITALY • Omet will be among the protagonists at the Print4All exposition in Milan, with an innovative integrated hybrid press (Hall 18 Stand E16-F15).
The new Omet XJet inline hybrid flexo press provided with a Tau RSC digital inkjet group who will be introduced during Print4All 2018 in Milan (Source: Omet)
THE NETHERLANDS • The Twinlock product division from the company Polymount with headquarters in Nijkerk becomes a 100% subsidiary of tesa SE.
Samples of soft, medium and hard Twinlock sleeves (Source: tesa)
USA • The manufacturer of flexo printing plates for the packaging industry announced its Diamond Partner membership in the European Flexographic Industry Association (EFIA).
BELGIUM • FTA Europe is pleased to announce that Uteco will be the Diamond Sponsor of the FTA Europe Diamond Awards! FTA Europe warmly thanks Uteco for being the main sponsor of the FTA Europe Diamond Awards 2018, which are designed to shape and foster the quality of printing flexography across Europe. This commitment follows Uteco’s…
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)