7th Annual Innopack Pharma Confex 2018

Monday, April 23, 2018

Fujifilm to demonstrate the growing strength of its Acuity range at Fespa 2018


At Fespa 2018 Fujifilm will focus on two new high-end platforms, their Acuity B1 modular system and a ground-breaking new platform that will be announced in April 2018. Fujifilm will be exhibiting at the Global Print Expo 2018 where they will be presenting their new Acuity B1 modular system which was first previewed at Fespa 2017. The second will be a new platform that will be announced in April. As part of Fespa’s Digital Corrugated Experience and in combination with Inca Digital, Fujifilm will display the Onset X platform to produce corrugated displays and packaging in Hall 5.2, stand C30.

KBA-Asia Pacific expands sales team for flexo presses


The Koenig & Bauer Group is expanding its sales capacities further to meet increasing demand for flexo technology. Carina Shia has been appointed new sales manager for Southeast Asia. Together with the local KBA-Asia Pacific service team, she will support KBA-Flexotecnica with developing their market share in this region. Carina Shia has worked in the print industry for around 20 years and has collected a wealth of experience in pre-press gravure printing while working for a renowned gravure cylinder manufacturer.

Friday, April 20, 2018

Probo invests in Four Durst P5 Systems


Durst, a manufacturer of advanced digital printing and production technologies, has announced first sales successes for the recently launched P5 Series. Dutch print and fulfilment provider Probo is investing in four Durst P5 printing systems.

European Label Forum 2018 adds Young Managers’ Challenge to programme

A Young Managers Club (YMC) workshop has been added to the programme of this year’s Finat European Label Forum (ELF). The 4th edition of the annual ELF takes place in Dublin, from 6-8 June. The workshop comes 10 years after the YMC was established in 2008, at the occasion of Finat’s Golden Jubilee congress in Paris, to meet an increasing need for up-and-coming managers in small to medium-sized, and often family-run, enterprises. These young professionals wanted help in becoming tomorrow’s leaders and to expand their knowledge about self-adhesive labels. The club helps develop emerging management talent by providing needed educational and vocational opportunities. Taking place on Wednesday afternoon prior to the start of ELF, the workshop will include a competition that will see young versus old battle it out in a business simulation workshop, which should prove to be both educational and entertaining.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Esko WebCenter 18 brings packaging management closer to the one-day target

Esko announced a major new release of its packaging management solution, WebCenter. WebCenter 18 streamlines and speeds up the packaging development workflow by delivering extra features that give brand owners and converters more control and visibility of their packaging preproduction specification, approval and project life cycle.

Schawk Manchester receives FlexoExpert certification

Schawk Group, which is part of the Matthews International Corporation, is one of the biggest global brand deployment companies worldwide. With their many years of experience Schawk Manchester, one of the main plate making operations in the UK, support their customers with expertise in resourcing, workflow, imaging and color management and still finds their core strengths in the packaging market. At their annual print awards the European Flexographic Industry Association (EFIA) titled Schawk Manchester as “Repro Company of the Year”.

LSS showcases reliable labellers for the pharmaceutical industry

LSS Labelling Systems Scandinavia offers user-friendly and efficient solutions to meet the challenging demands of the pharmaceutical industry. At this year’s Achema (Frankfurt, Germany - June, 11-15, Hall 1.1 / E42), the labelling expert presents its machines for tamper evident labelling and for vial and bottle labelling. A demonstration of the machines will be given to the press at the booth on Tuesday, June 12.