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).
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At Print4All, different quality assurance systems including the CompactGuide will be 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.
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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.
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SWITZERLAND/GERMANY • Lüscher Technologies developed the new Multi Resolution Optics FleXtreme! for their digital imaging system line XPose! FlexLine 330 and 360.
The new Multi Resolution Optics FleXtreme! is now available for the digital imaging system line XPose! FlexLine 330 and 360 (Source: Lüscher Technologies)
Belgium • The supplier of prepress offset and inkjet print and the suppliers of printing inks for packaging applications and labels, have entered into a strategic alliance for digital packaging inks.
GERMANY • The HQH Pro automatic text enhancement system for gravure printing recently impressed judges for the ERA’s Innovation Prize, who recommended the product.
GERMANY • Various packaging applications need an all-rounder when it comes to flexographic printing forms. In this context, Flex-Punkt and Flint Group have been testing an ITR (in-the-round) photopolymer sleeve. The principle is that ITR sleeves form an endless printing plate. They are imaged as a round shape, which creates no seam between the beginning and…
ITR sleeves form an endless, round printing plate which creates no seams between the beginning and the end of the print (Source: Flint Group)
UK • Aniken Graphics, a joint venture between UK based prepress software solutions company Hamillroad Software, and anilox roller manufacturer Apex International, approved Carl Ostermann Erben (COE) as a trade shop to supply plates made using Bellissima digitally modulated screening (DMS) to the German label market.
Carl Ostermann Erben (COE) plate making facilities are now approved as trade shops to supply plates made using Bellissima Digitally Modulated Screening DMS techniques (Source: Apex International)
GERMANY • Established in 1951 as a society for the promotion of research in the graphics arts industry, the objective of Fogra Forschungsinstitut für Medientechnologien e.V. (Research Institute for Media Technologies) is to promote print engineering and its technologies in the fields of research and development, and to enable the printing industry to utilize the…
SWITZERLAND • The packaging company has announced the installation of a new offset printer at its Rinteln, Germany facility to meet the growing demand for short and mid-size production runs for consumer flexible packaging. Amcor made the investment in offset printing in response to consumer brands who are changing the methods and frequency of their promotional…
Amcor has installed a new offset printer to meet the growing demand for short and mid-size production runs (Source: Amcor)
USA • Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC), part of Barry-Wehmiller, has announced that Temkin International, a flexible film packager located in Payson, Utah, has completed its installation of PCMC’s Meridian laser anilox cleaner. Formerly known as the Graphbury laser anilox cleaner, the Meridian uses a powerful laser to clean anilox cells without damaging them by vaporizing…
PCMC’s Meridian laser anilox cleaner uses a powerful laser to clean anilox cells without damaging them (Source, PCMC)