USA • The company announced two new six-colour PageWide high-volume inkjet web presses for pre-print corrugated packaging, the HP PageWide T1190 and HP PageWide T1170.
The PageWide T1190 press delivers up to 305 m/min (1000 fpm) in six colours at full press speed (Source: HP)
PRC • The German company Flint Group Flexographic installed its first nyloflex Xpress thermal processing system in China. At the end of April 2018, the first unit of nyloflex Xpress Thermal Processor was successfully installed at KECAI (Beijing) Technology Co. Ltd., China.
Left to right: Magenta Zheng and Guan Heng in front of the new nyloflexo Xpress thermal processing system (Source: Flint Group)
The digital inspection table incorporates digital projection for the proofing of printed sheets and die-cut blanks, whilst providing real-time visual representations to match product with digital proofs.
The digital inspection table is designed to drive quality assurance, productivity and virtually remove print production errors
The first ever edition of Print4All, the new format born of the collaboration between ACIMGA, ARGI and Fiera Milano, which came to a close on 1 June and spotlighted the entire printing industry (converting, package printing, labelling, commercial and industrial printing) attracted a staggering 30,000 visitors from 87 countries.
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
SWITZERLAND • The full-service provider offering pre-media, digital printing, laminating, and pouch making services will install an ebeam Core 100/760 EB curing unit, mounted on a Grafisk Maskinfabrik GM EB30 coating line at its Madison, Wisconsin, USA, site in Q3, 2018.
ePac Flexible Packaging will install an ebeam Technologies’s Core 100/760 EB curing unit, mounted on a Grafisk Maskinfabrik GM EB30 coating line (Sourece: ebeam Technologies)
ITALY • The 2018 FTA Europe Diamond Awards took place on 30th of May at the Hotel Barceló in Milan and proved to be a great success. 240 individuals from across the European flexo community attended the ceremony to celebrate the best of the European flexo industry during the period of the Print4All Fair.
The winners of the FTA Europe Diamond Awards 2018
(Source: FTA Europe)
SWITZERLAND • Visitors to the Competence 18 open house event have the opportunity to witness the future of the printing and converting industries first-hand.
USA • Before processes can be controlled, they have to be understood and version 6.0 of “Flexography: Principles & Practices (FP&P) 6.0” provides such basic information.
Version 6.0 of “Flexography: Principles & Practices (FP&P) 6.0” provides basic information on process control (Source: FTA)
ROMANIA • Graphic Open Systems (GOS), the Brasov based distributor for a number of international manufacturing principals, picked up one of the prestigious Romanian packaging awards at a ceremony held during Pack Expo 2018 in Bucharest.
Adriana and Sebastian Boureanu of GOS with their packaging award (Source: Nick Coombes)
USA • Codes printed directly onto eggs contain useful safety and traceability information such as best before dates and farm identification. Such coding fulfills a legal obligation in many countries.
The Markem-Imaje’s 9450 coder offers a performance capability of more than 250,000 eggs per hour
According to Flint Group, they are the first ink supplier to offer a cutting edge integrated press room digital colour management service – VIVO Colour Solutions! Adding to this platform, the company announced the launch of VIVO ColourSuite and VIVO ColourSuite Viewer.
Flint Group offers VIVO Color Solutions, a cutting edge integrated press room digital colour management service (Source: Flint)
GERMANY • The company announced changes to their global team effective 1st of June.
Jan Scharfenberg has been named regional business leader for Europe, Middle East and Africa for DuPont Advanced Printing
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)
ITALY • The British company will display its range of arc lamp and LED UV curing systems for printing and coating applications, available in widths from 100 mm (4”) up to 2500 m (98”) from a single lamp. (Hall 18 Stand E27)
The GEW ArcLED E2C and LW2 UV curing systems (Source: GEW)