AUSTRIA • The Group’s pharma division is investing in new technology at its flexible packaging subsidiary. Ho Chi Minh City-based Oai Hung Manufacturing Joint Stock Co. will install a new printing machine and a laminator that represent a single-digit million euro investment.
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Oai Hung Manufacturing Joint Stock Co. is Constantia Flexibles’ subsidiary in Vietnam and the company’s largest supplier of Aluminum based blister foil (Source: Constantia Flexibles)
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 second part of our survey, Richard Bunney, head of graphics & design Ball Beverage Packaging Europe talkes about personalization, the…
Head of graphics & design Ball Beverage Packaging Europe (Source: Ball)
UK • The company’s European Sales Director, Dr David Galton has been recognised by the European Flexographic Industry Association (EFIA) for his outstanding contribution to the flexo industry. This lifetime achievement award is the highest honour awarded by EFIA. The EFIA Awards 2018 were held at The Vox Centre in Birmingham, on 14th March.
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(Left to right:) Mark McKee (managing director JFM Plates), Dr David Galton and Hal Cruttenden at the awarding ceremony in Birmingham (Source: Asahi Photoproducts)
The market research company Ceresana published a market analysis on the market for printing inks including toners for electrophotography (laser printing) in Europe. The analysts expect this market to decrease to a level of 1.17 million tonnes until 2024.
GERMANY • The jury of the Promotional Gift Award 2018 has acclaimed the Thimm Multipack | gift solution, a gift box for drinks as winner in the “special design” category.
The awarded gift box by Thimm combines a smart design with a high brand experience, which can be used for specific advertising campaigns (Source: Thimm)
The Group now offers an extra firm rotec compressible sleeve with a hardness level of 70 Shore A, in addition to the medium (50 Shore A) and firm (60 Shore A) hardness levels.
The Flint Group now offers an extra firm rotec compressible sleeve (Source: Flint Group)
In late 2017 and early 2018, Flexo & Gravure Global asked several package print shops and converters three questions about their opinion on the past year and their estimations on trends and challenges for 2018. In the first part of our survey, Nemanja Mikać, co-owner of Serbian package manufacturer Al Pack Group talks about a…
Nemanja Mikać (Al Pack Group)
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.
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)
UK • The EFIA Industry Awards Gala Dinner is the night in the flexo calendar to celebrate flexo print quality, efficiency, innovation, technical development and sustainability.
David Galton, sales director for Asahi Photoproducts has been awarded “Outstanding Contribution to the Flexo Industry” for his activities in the field of photopolymer flexo plate solutions
(Source: G&K TechMedia)
ITALY • Already 2656 exhibitors from 54 countries and 126,585 square metres have been confirmed three months before the event. Expectations are growing for The Innovation Alliance, the new trade fair, which will take place from 29 May to 1 June 2018 at Fiera Milano.
ITALY • The company will exhibit at Print4All 2018 its R98X gravure press for packaging and specialties printing.
The Cerutti R98X gravure press for packaging and specialties printing will be on display at the upcoming Print4All show (Source: Cerutti)
ITALY • Omet will be among the protagonists at the Print4All exposition in Milan, with an innovative integrated hybrid press (Hall 18 Stand E16-F15).
The new Omet XJet inline hybrid flexo press provided with a Tau RSC digital inkjet group who will be introduced during Print4All 2018 in Milan (Source: Omet)
THE NETHERLANDS • The Twinlock product division from the company Polymount with headquarters in Nijkerk becomes a 100% subsidiary of tesa SE.
Samples of soft, medium and hard Twinlock sleeves (Source: tesa)
SWITZERLAND • Core 100/760 is a newly launched EB curing system for finishing of flexible packaging and label substrates printed on an HP Indigo 20000 digital press.
Core 100/760 is a new EB curing system for the finishing of flexible packaging and label substrates printed on an HP Indigo 20000 digital press (Source: ebeam Technologies)