A survey of international suppliers for package printing in Asia - Part 2

Is the packaging industry’s future Asian?

(Source: Janoschka)
With a glimpse towards the future, Flexo & Gravure Global asked a ­variety of suppliers to the package printing industries for their thoughts and strategies around the expanding Asian markets. Collectively, each respondent emphasized that their growth strategies revolve around and often hinge upon successfully navigating the changing economics and demographics involved in Asia’s financial…

Part 4: Elsa Callini (ebeam Technologies)

Survey among package printers: Looking back into 2017 and trends in 2018

Elsa Callini, Business development manager ebeam Technologies (Source: ebeam Technologies)
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 fourth   part of this survey, Elsa Callini, business development manager of ebeam Technologies talks about a new digital inkjet printer…

Constantia Flexibles – Anti-counterfeit packaging to rule out product piracy

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To rule out counterfeits, packaging manufacturer Constantia Flexibles offers effective solutions to meet this crucial task (Source: Constantia Flexibles)
AUSTRIA • Counterfeit pharmaceutical and food products put consumers’ health and the identity of brands at risk. To rule out such counterfeits, packaging manufacturer Constantia Flexibles offers innovative packaging solutions to meet this crucial task.

Bobst – Speedwave 2 bolsters printer Printwell’s bottom line in the Philippines

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)
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…

Wipak Group – Acquires four S1 DT slitters from Comexi

Comexi’s S1 DT is a double turret slitting machine with regulating and control elements that provides the opportunity for high production rates Source: Comexi
SPAIN • Since their corporate alliance began in 2005, the global group has purchased and installed several laminators and slitters throughout its production facilities. Three of the new S1 DTs will be integrated with the other Comexi slitters in Wipak’s Walsrode, Germany plant as part of a push towards complete automation in its slitting section. The…

Launch of Gaia EB inkjet narrow-web solution

The new narrow-web Gaia hybrid EB digital inkjet solutions for printing on flexible substrates (Source G&K)
BELGIUM • Uteco Converting, ebeam Technologies and Inx Digital International collaboratively developed the Gaia industrial end-to-end EB inkjet production line. This digital narrow-web solution will enable safe mass-personalization of indirect food contact flexible packaging and labels. The new press made its public debut at Labelexpo Europe 2017 with on-stand production demonstrations.

Uteco – To showcase the new Gaia digital printer and other technology at Labelexpo

At Labelexpo, Uteco, in partnership with ebeam Technologies and INX Digital, will be featuring their new Gaia modular inkjet digital press along with other printing solutions (Source, Uteco)
Belgium • Exhibiting together with ebeam Technologies and INX Digital at Hall 4, Stand A25, at Labelexpo in Brussels beginning on Monday 25 September, Uteco will formally introduce the digital printing machine Gaia to the market. Given a limited unveiling earlier this year, Gaia is a modular inkjet digital press designed for printing on flexible substrates….

SCEA – Invests in Bobst gravure technology

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Enzo Pattaro, President of SCEA (center), with daughter Marina Pattaro, quality manger, and son Mauro Pattaro, general manager, in front of the new Bobst gravure printing press in SCEA production plant (Source, Bobst)
ITALY • Established in 1977 in the Veneto region of North-East Italy, SCEA soon began a rapid expansion recording annual double-digit growth from the year 2000. This meant SCEA needed to relocate to a larger production facility in Zevio, near Verona, in 2008 in order to accommodate the increasing number of production lines required to match…

ebeam Technologies – Global seminar series on electron beaming announced

Beginning in September and at the upcoming Label Expo 2017, ebeam will host alongside partners Uteco and INX Digital a series of seminars on electron beaming technology and its implications for printing, food safety and other topics (Source, G&K TechMedia)
SWITZERLAND • The developer and manufacturer of electron beam (ebeam or EB) solutions has announced the creation of a series of introductory electron beaming seminars to be held around the world beginning in September and going until December 2017. The seminars are open to anyone interested in learning about the business benefits of electron beaming technology,…

ebeam, Uteco and INX Digital – Launching mass personalization digital solution at Label Expo 2017

Beginning in September and at the upcoming Label Expo 2017, ebeam will host alongside partners Uteco and INX Digital a series of seminars on electron beaming technology and its implications for printing, food safety and other topics (Source, G&K TechMedia)
SWITZERLAND • At the Brussels Expo, 25-28 September 2017, the partners plan to unveil what they claim is the first industrial end-to-end digital narrow-web solution for the safe mass-personalization of indirect food contact flexible packaging and labels.