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Thursday, September 27, 2018

New Technology on Display at Labelexpo

Labelexpo Americas is the prime opportunity to witness the new face of Mark Andy and truly understand our commitment to the converter. Formerly a company maintaining an OEM-centric business model, the organization has more than doubled its supply and service operations and expanded workflow offerings in recent years. Six new innovations never before seen by the Labelexpo Americas audience will be unveiled and eight technologies are slated to be demonstrated during the three day event in stand 319.

Three Nilpeter presses are making their US debuts at Labelexpo Americas 2018

On its stand, the press manufacturer shows the new FA and the Panorama Hybrid press, while the new FB-350 is on display at the Kurz booth. Nilpeter’s new offerings are said to be ideally suited to the next generation of printers, and the needs of Industry 4.0, thanks to their automating of almost all processes.

Next-generation Xeikon QB Toner replaces QA and ICE toners for all 3000 series and Cheetah digital label presses

As a leader in the development of dry toner printing technologies, having been in the dry toner research and development game for 30 years, Xeikon is bringing its latest dry toner developments to Labelexpo Americas. The new next-generation QB toner replaces QA-I and ICE toners for Xeikon 3000 series and Cheetah digital label presses. QB toner is now being shipped with all new label & packaging presses from Xeikon. Existing customers will be able to upgrade their presses in early 2019. Xeikon will be located in the Flint Group booth, Hall A #728, at the show, scheduled for 25 to 27 September at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, Illinois.

Wednesday, September 26, 2018

Mouvent makes its US debut at Labelexpo Americas: Presenting its Cluster technology for digital label printing.

Mouvent is making its US debut at Labelexpo Americas 2018, and presenting its Cluster technology for digital label printing. The Mouvent Cluster uses extremely compact and lightweight clusters instead of fixed size print bars by color, arranging them in a modular, scalable matrix. The result is one system that can be adapted for all sorts of substrates, widths, and for all type of markets.

Esko at Fachpack: “Packaging Connected”

Esko’s innovative packaging software solutions for brand owners, trade shops and converters, as well as a Kongsberg X22 cutting table will be on show at Esko’s booth 438 in Hall 7A.

At the show, Esko will address the various packaging development challenges faced by brand owners, premedia and converters, aiming at streamlining the end-to-end production. Esko connects the different stakeholders in the packaging workflow on one platform, delivering transparency and higher efficiency, faster time to market and fewer human touchpoints, thus reducing chances for errors. Job specifications, order information, approval cycles, CAD and graphic data, manufacturing and logistics requirements and more, all come together in one connected and integrated workflow.

Xeikon Panther Technology achieves UL Certification with Flexcon Films

Xeikon’s Panther technology has achieved UL certification in combination with UL (Underwriters Laboratories) is an internationally recognised safety science company. This certification allows Xeikon and FLEXcon to use the UL mark on their products.

Xeikon's Panther technology is specifically designed to work with its Panther series of presses the PX3000 and PX2000. The UV-inkjet presses use PantherCure UV inks that offer a glossy, tactile finish and eliminate the need to varnish specific substrates, while offering great durability and chemical, mechanical resistance.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

6th edition of the Indian Label Directory 2018 to be launched at Labelexpo India

The growth in the Label industry globally has been phenomenal in the last few years. Not only is the success rate very high across the globe but the pressure sensitive adhesive labels industry is growing at a steady and rapid pace in India. The changing scenario in the Indian label industry has made many printing companies to jump onto the bandwagon and plan their future in this fastest growing industry. With a lot new entrants moving into the industry setting up shops and established label industry guys adding on to their facility, it was time for us to refresh our data and come out with a new edition of our directory.

Focused on the region’s strong and fast growing market, the latest edition to the Indian Labels Directory portfolio will be a ready reckoner to the market for this industry. A bible for the Label industry, the Indian Label Directory is a one-stop reference manual, giving one instant access to information on press / ancillary equipment manufacturers, materials and services suppliers and label printers. 

Cartotecnica Postumia chooses Asahi AFP-DSF digital flexographic plates for quality, productivity

Asahi Photoproducts, a pioneer in flexographic photopolymer plate development, today reported that Cartotecnica Postumia, a producer of square-bottom bags for the food industry, customized shopping bags, and printed paper rolls for use in automatic packaging machines, relies on Asahi AFP-DSF digital flexographic plates for delivery of the highest quality to its global customer base demands. Cartotecnica Postumia, who recently celebrated its 50th year in business, has used Asahi plates for 25 years now, using nearby repro house Thema Studio for plate production.

Comexi and Vishal Containers strengthen the commercial relationship thanks to the successful Flexo EB technology

The Indian company has acquired a Comexi F2 MP, a hybrid flexo machine prepared for the market trend of flexible packaging.

Comexi, global leading supplier of solutions for the flexible packaging printing and converting sector, and Vishal Containers Ltd., a packaging solutions company from India, have strengthened their commercial relationship with the acquisition by the Indian company of a Comexi F2 MP, a hybrid flexo machine prepared for the market trend of flexible packaging. This purchase represents a step forward for Comexi in its commitment to consolidate itself as a reference in the flexographic technology market, while for Vishal Containers Ltd. it represents its first investment in flexographic presses, since until now they were gravure specialists.

All eyes on next edition of Pamex 2020 show

The unprecedented success of Pamex 2017 is still the talk of the town and so the hopes with next edition are high. The International Exhibition on Printing & Allied Machinery Industries is ready to take up the challenge. The year 2020 will have a grand start with the grand printing exhibition happening from 6-9 January at Bombay Exhibition Centre, Mumbai. Around 120 exhibitors have already booked their stalls at the event.

Monday, September 24, 2018

Ipama launches “Online Visitor Registration Portal”

The Indian Printing Packaging & Allied Machinery Manufacturers’ Association (IPAMA) is preparing for the organisation of the 14th edition of PrintPack India exhibition, which is scheduled to be held at India Expo Centre, Greater Noida from February 01 - 06, 2019.  It is a premier international exhibition on Graphic Arts Industry in which exhibitors from different countries participate with their latest models of machinery and other related products. Till 6th September 2018, 363 Indian and overseas exhibitors have already confirmed their space booking.  The process of allotment of stands to the exhibitors is also going on in a most transparent manner by an expert committee and is expected to continue till December, 2018.  The exhibition will cover a gross area of more than 50,000 square meters.

Innovative and sustainable paper-based packaging solutions by Sappi

Sappi, a leading global producer of packaging and speciality papers today reported it is again exhibiting at FachPack, scheduled for 25 to 27 September 2018 in Nuremberg, Germany. Sappi will be located in Hall 9, Stand 9-260 at the show. The trade show, with a focus on packaging, technology, finishing and logistics, is a key platform for the manufacturer of speciality papers and boards for presenting its innovative and sustainable packaging solutions to a broad European expert audience. Well-known brand owners, agencies, packaging manufacturers, printers and print finishers will be showcasing their latest products and solutions while also seeking new and innovative ideas.

Under the slogan of “Paper. People. Possibilities.”, Sappi will have on display outstanding solutions of applications produced on a variety of packaging papers and boards, ranging from functional papers, flexible packaging and label papers, paperboard and containerboard. Visitors to the Sappi stand can benefit from the expertise of Sappi representatives as well as discuss their specific packaging requirements.

See your production efficiency take flight with esko at C!Print

Esko will help corrugated converters ensure that their production takes flight at C!Print, Madrid, with systems that deliver automated end-to-end workflow for faster time to market, fewer errors and improved profitability. The show’s focus will be on streamlining the process from design request to shipping. Through the live demonstration of the integrated Esko Software and Hardware solutions, visitors will find new ways to eliminate waste in their workflow, reduce bottlenecks and improve set-up times. They will learn how to avoid equipment idle time, incorrect material handling and lack of workflow control, and will also re-think complex manual steps.

Geert De Proost, Esko’s Director Solutions Marketing, said, “Our hardware and software solutions dramatically boost production capacity without the need to invest in additional staff. They increase efficiency and profitability by standardizing processes that eliminate human error at every step.”

New silver ink, robotic loading and unloading of media will be highlights of the show

Mimaki, a leading manufacturer of wide format inkjet printers and cutting machines, will be showcasing innovative solutions for printing on a wide variety of media at FachPack, the trade fair for packaging, processing and technology, scheduled for 25 to 27 September in Nuremberg, Germany. Mimaki will be exhibiting in Hall 8, Stand 8-301 at the show, in partnership with Ernst Mendel GmbH. Visitors to the Mimaki stand will see innovative workflow automation solutions, as well as stunning examples that demonstrate the possibilities enabled by Mimaki’s advanced printing and cutting technologies. The company will also hold a technology demonstration of a new silver ink that will enable users to create metallic effects and colours on substrates such as wood, glass, metal and more.