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 our survey, Richard Bunney, head of graphics & design Ball Beverage Packaging Europe talkes 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 • The company will be exhibiting at Print4All, the international exhibition dedicated to printing and converting, both commercial and industrial.
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 impress 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)
GERMANY • Leeb Flexibles from Memmingen is one of the first pilot customers to use the new high-end web monitoring system Elscan OMS6 from Erhardt+Leimer (E+L).
Leeb Flexibles has been testing the new motorized Erhardt+Leimer Elscan crossbeam with camera head (Source: Erhardt+Leimer)
SWITZERLAND • The folding cartons market in the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) region is forecast to rise from US $2.8 billion in 2016 to US $4.9 billion (EUR €2.3 to EUR €4.01 billion) by the end of 2024, as the countries in the region experience significant industrial growth. The Philippines was the 10th fastest…
Left to right: La Rosa Olive, division manager, supply chain Printwell, Yam Robert, president of Printwell and Gaudry Erick, product sales manager, Bobst (Source, Bobst)
This article describes a cleaning system (enpurex from bubbles & beyond) for anilox rollers and gravure cylinders tested under laboratory and field conditions by the Leipzig University of Applied Science at the recently established HTWK’s faculty iP³ Leipzig (Institute of Printing, Processing and Packaging, Leipzig/D).
The enpurex cleaning
innovation is a physical
cleaning principle which
works in three steps:
1 = Infiltration and diffusion
into the ink layer,
2 = Fragmentation of ink
3 = Removal after a water
BELGIUM • Following the success of 2016’s contest, four companies have already decided to sponsor the 2018 edition of the FTA Europe Diamond Awards: Kodak, Vetaphone and I&C-Gama as GOLD Sponsors, with Comexi agreeing to serve as a Silver Sponsor. The ceremony to celebrate the best of European flexo printing will take place on the evening…
FTA Europe has announced the first four sponsors of this year’s Diamond Awards to be held in May at Milan’s Hotel Barceló (Source: FTA Europe)