Shanghai Toyo Ink, a subsidiary of the Toyo Ink Group of Japan, will jointly exhibit at the 7th All in Print China 2018 in Shanghai together with its sister subsidiaries. (Hall E5 Stand B239)
Rendering of Toyo Ink Group stand at All in Print China 2018 (Source: Toyo Inks)
The portfolio of the German manufacturer of machinery and systems for the manufacturing and converting of flexible packaging includes machines for film extrusion, printing and converting. During All in Print China 2018, Windmöller & Hölscher will demonstrate the Miraflex flexo press and the Dynastar gravure presses. (Hall N2 Stand A129)
ITALY • The ERA Packaging and Decorative Conference 2018 will be held on 7-8 of November in Turin.
German company Enulec offers custom designed solutions to electrostatic related problems. The product range includes ESA systems (standard top loading, maintenance free top loading, core charging and side loading systems) which have helped customers in the gravure printing industry to achieve high quality print standards along with high productivity and maximum standards of safety. In…
SPAIN • After nearly a decade dedicated to commercializing gravure printing presses, Comexi has decided to focus its efforts on the design and sale of flexo, offset, and digital solutions and lamination and slitting equipment.
GERMANY • With the acquisition of Canadian Ultra Inks Inc. (Encres Ultra Inc.), Siegwerk further expands its Canadian business while strengthening its local service, infrastructure and portfolio for label and package printers. The parties have agreed not to disclose any financial details related to the acquisition.
The production site of Ultra Inks Inc. in Canada (Source: Siegwerk)
SWITZERLAND • The French packaging solutions company CPC has invested in three flatbed die-cutters and a rotogravure machine from Bobst.
The RS 6003C HS gravure printing press (Source: Bobst)
Electrostatic printing assist (ESA) generally improves print quality, since it helps to eliminate missing dots. But if the press operator has selected the wrong ESA system or uses it incorrectly, it can itself cause problems with gravure printing presses.
An ESA system in a
gravure printing station
The angles of amplitude modulated screens (AM screens) is quite a current printing problem. Even so it hardly attracts the interest of experts and the solutions available are anything but satisfactory. However potential future developments could make this issue a major focus of concern.
(Source: G&K TechMedia)
ITALY • We took the chance to talk to Fabrizio Imarisio from Cerutti Packaging Equipment during the Print4All show in Milan. In this interview he presents the new gravure press R98X.
With Print4All, show organiser Fiera Milano offers a new event show concept to the printing and converting industries. Flexo & Gravure Global asked some exhibitors about their opinion concerning their assessment of the new concept and their individual expectations and products on display.
Costanza Cerutti - Senior head of marketing, sales, advertising and PR
Officine Meccaniche Giovanni Cerutti (Source: Cerutti)
SWITZERLAND • The company has announced the official opening on 16 May 2018 of Bobst Changzhou Co. Ltd, its second production facility in China. Titled “China 4.0 – Beyond your packaging future” the formal inauguration will be followed by two days of open house events on 17 and 18 May.
3D view of the new Bobst Changzhou competence centre (Source: Bobst)
ITALY • At Milan, the company will display some of its technological products: the newest AR 750 contact web cleaner and the HC contactless cleaning head with regard to dust removal. (Hall 18 Stand F16-G16)
A selection of ACE’s electrostatic print assist products for gravure printing (Source: ACE)
MALAYSIA • Carina Shia has been appointed new sales manager for Southeast Asia.
Carina Shia is the new sales manager for Southeast Asia supporting KBA-Flexotecnica (Source: Koenig & Bauer)
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…