Category: Associations

Flexo Concepts® To Be Featured Doctor Blade Supplier at Focus Open House 2018

As a featured blade supplier, Flexo Concepts will present the benefits of its TruPoint Orange® doctor blade at Focus Label Machinery’s Open House on March 20-21, 2018. The event will take place at the label press builder’s manufacturing, production and showroom facilities in Nottingham, U.K. Focus will demonstrate its premium e-Flex Servo with UV LED, accompanied by technical information session and analysis of the overall advantages of using LED technology. Among other partners, an ink supplier will be on site to recommend customized solutions for printers’ specific applications. Flexo Concepts’ Bernat Ferrete will be on hand to tout the performance […]

UPM Raflatac’s new Premium Gloss UVI: Solving the industry-wide challenge for a high-quality premium-gloss paper for UV ink-jet printing

Mills River, NC – As part of its commitment to labeling a smarter future, UPM Raflatac is pleased to announce its new Premium Gloss UVI, the highest quality premium-gloss paper labelstock for UV ink-jet printing on the market. Ideal for multicolor labels requiring excellent print definition and fine details using UV ink-jet printers, new Premium Gloss UVI can help printers and converters achieve results that once seemed impossible. A label is the first thing that will catch the consumer’s eye on the shelf, and with Premium Gloss UVI, those labels will have an almost photograph-like quality to them. This trimless […]

Premier Label Provider SixB Labels Installs Second Epson SurePress L-4033AW Digital Label Press to Enhance Labeling Solution Workflow

Long Beach, CA –  Epson America, Inc. have announced SixB Labels, the premier source for labels, decals and bar codes in the Southwest, has purchased and installed its second Epson SurePress® L-4033AW digital label press to meet increasing customer demands in the graphic, manufacturing, food, service, beauty, and health industries. SixB Labels purchased its second Epson digital label press for its wide range of full-color label capabilities to produce semi-gloss and BOPP labels, as well as to expand its short-run label printing offerings to customers. “Epson’s SurePress L-4033AW is a valuable tool for our business,” said Fari Bakhshian, president, SixB Labels Corporation. “We decided […]

Packaging Personified Positions for Growth with Acquisition of EFI Packaging Suite ERP

Integrated business and production workflow set to streamline operations Fremont, CA – Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII) today reported that Packaging Personified has chosen the EFI™ Packaging Suite – which featuresRadius® ERP software as its core ERP technology – to be its next-generation workflow solution. With this investment, Packaging Personified, with locations in Carol Stream, Illinois, and Sparta, Michigan, is positioning itself for future growth by enhancing internal and customer communications, and improving productivity in both business and production workflows. Founded in 1975, Packaging Personified specializes in the production of flexible packaging serving a nationwide customer base. “We believe that implementing the EFI suite into Packaging […]

Accolades for SCREEN’s Truepress Jet520HD Inkjet Technology Continue to Multiply

Rolling Meadows, IL — The game-changing technology of SCREEN’s Truepress Jet520HD high-speed, roll-fed inkjet press and the company’s companion SC Inks, continues to draw applause from the global printing industry. The most recent acclaim is a 2018 technology award just bestowed on SCREEN Graphic Solutions Co., Ltd., in Kyoto, from the Japanese Society of Printing Science and Technology (JSPST). The JSPST presents the awards each year to recognize technologies that have made an outstanding contribution to the growth of the printing industry or to the development of applications for other fields. In making its selection, the JSPST considers the […]

UPM Raflatac brings its high quality wine labeling solutions to Eastern Winery Exposition

Mills River, NC – Every winery has a story to tell as unique as the wines it bottles. But, with more wineries in the Eastern U.S. and Canada than ever before, standing tall among the competition has never been more difficult. And the label material a winery uses is key in catching the consumer’s eye. UPM Raflatac, one of the global leaders in the production of wine label materials, is pleased to announce it will be bringing its wine experts to the Eastern Winery Exposition in Lancaster, Pennsylvania fromMarch 6-8.  Winemakers and wine industry professionals are invited to stop by […]

UPM Raflatac’s new digital printer recommendation tool helps you identify the best label stock products for your printer

Helsinki,Finland – UPM Raflatac offers the highest-quality digital papers and films in the pressure sensitive label industry and one of the broadest film face stock portfolios in the digital market. But with such a diverse selection available, it can be daunting to find precisely the right materials for your digital printers. Help is here with UPM Raflatac’s newly launched digital printer recommendation tool, which promises to deliver a comprehensive database of paper and film materials suitable for a variety of digital printing technologies. This innovative new tool provides up-to-date and accurate product information about UPM Raflatac’s digital label stock materials […]

Maxcess Acquires Componex

Maxcess further expands its web handling business to now include Componex Oklahoma City, OK – Maxcess International, a global leader in innovative products and services for web handling applications, has acquired Componex. Headquartered in Edgerton, Wisconsin, Componex will join Menges Roller, Valley Roller, Webex, Fife, Tidland and MAGPOWR under the Maxcess International umbrella of companies. “The acquisition of an innovative brand like Componex adds tremendous value to our family of web handling companies, specifically our Precision Rolls Group,” said Greg Jehlik, CEO of Maxcess. “Being deeply focused on expansion through organic growth, product development and acquisitions, Componex is a perfect example of […]

Epson to Showcase Label Printing Solutions at Natural Products Expo West

Who: Epson America, Inc., a leader in the digital label and packaging industry, will be showcasing its leading commercial Label printing solutions at next week’s Natural Products Expo West in booth #3082. What: During Natural Products Expo West, Epson will be featuring its ColorWorks® on-demand inkjet label printers, including the ColorWorks C3500 and C7500GE. Epson’s ColorWorks solutions deliver fast, efficient, custom food labels on-demand to save time and reduce costs, bringing greater flexibility to co-packing operations. The booth will also have samples printed from the SurePress® L-4533AW digital label and flexible packaging press, which delivers high-quality labels with flexibility and accurate color reproduction, providing pre- and post-press versatility to meet the demand of […]

Flexo Concepts® to Feature MicroTip® Technology Enhancements at FINAT Technical Seminar 2018

Plymouth, MA – Flexo Concepts will promote new refinements to its innovative MicroTip doctor blade edge at FINAT’s Technical Seminar 2018 in Barcelona. Enhancements to the tip further improve metering precision and reduce waste that occurs during press start-up. A modification to the revolutionary MicroTip design doubles the tip’s stiffness at the contact point to further refine metering performance on high line screen anilox rolls. An improvement to the manufacturing process also produces a smoother contact edge, eliminating the start-up lines which are experienced sometimes by printers when using polymer doctor blades. Since its release to the market in 2013, the […]