USA n Organised by the Association for Print Technologies (formerly NPES), every fall, the “Print” event takes place in Chicago, offering the opportunity for industry professionals to see vendor products and equipment. This year, the show will take place Sept. 30 through Oct. 2, 2018, at McCormick Place in Chicago.
CHINA n Under the motto “Enter the Era of Intelligent Printing”, the 7th All in Print China (AIP) show will be held on October 24-28, 2018 in Shanghai.
When it comes to making a final decision on which printing process to choose for labels and packaging, the print service provider must take into consideration quality, substrate, volume, budget and schedule. These are the requirements that typically drive the choice of printing method.
The high number of products on the shelf makes the run length of packaging and labels shrink
In late 2017, both QuadTech and PC Industries were acquired by Baldwin Technology Company Inc., a manufacturer and supplier of process-automation equipment and related consumables for the printing, packaging and other industrial segments. In this interview, Karl Fritchen, answers questions around the acquisition, explains the impact this agreement will have on the industry and the…
Karl Fritchen, president of Baldwin Vision Systems, answers questions around the acquisition, explains the market impact of this agreement, and shares his ideas for the company moving forward (Source: Baldwin)
BELGIUM • The CDI Crystal 4835 and the Print Control Wizard are two new solutions for automated flexo platemaking.
The CDI Crystal 4835 supports the 1219 mm x 889 mm (48” x 35”) plate size and features automatic plate loading and unloading
USA • The global anilox roll supplier recently donated six anilox rolls at a total value of US 18,000 to Fundeplast, a nonprofit flexo training foundation headquartered in San Salvador, El Salvador, Central America.
Harper donated six anilox rolls to Fundeplast, a nonprofit flexo training foundation headquartered in San Salvador, El Salvador (Source: Harper)
The operation of Matthews International combines all surfaces activities under the brand Saueressig Ungricht with immediate effect. Therefore the surfaces departments of Saueressig GmbH & Co KG, Ungricht GmbH + Co KG, Wetzel GmbH, Dornbusch Engraving GmbH and Saueressig Design Studio GmbH will appear on the market under a common umbrella brand in the future.
ISRAEL • In today’s modern production environment, print shops are committed to realizing efficient start-to-finish printing lifecycles, be it via conventional or digital technology.
Systems like AVT Argus Turbo and Helios S Turbo, once viewed as standalone solutions, are now powered by quality workflow management cloud-based solutions (Source: AVT)
UGANDA • The German consulting company held their first ever Flexofit Uganda Seminar in Kampala on 9th May. The local expert audience arrived from more than 14 companies in Uganda, bordering Ruanda and Kenya, as well as from far away as South Africa.
Participants at the Flexofit Seminar in Kampala (Source: Flexofit)
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)
ITALY • The subsidiary of BST eltromat International will be presenting a portfolio of quality assurance systems for the web-processing industries at this year’s Print4All show in Milan (Hall 18 Stand L02/M01).
At Print4All, different quality assurance systems including the CompactGuide have been shown on a running Prati rewinder. (Source: BST eltromat International)
UK • The prepress company has announced that Cyrel Easy Plates have been approved for use with Bellissima Digitally Modulated Screening (DMS).
Flint’s paper & board business has entered into a new partnership with X-Rite to deliver a colour solution that leverages the eXact spectrophotometer and NetProfiler software to meet colour management needs.
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…
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.