Think outside the package with UPM Raflatac at Pack Expo Las Vegas

Innovative technologies will showcase industry-leading packaging decoration methods (UPM Raflatac, Mills River, NC, USA, September 19, 2017 at 17:00 EET) – At this year’s Pack Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada, UPM Raflatac is thinking outside the package through innovative technologies designed to educate brand owners on industry-leading packaging decoration methods that can elevate their brands. When paired with the right package, high quality label materials help brands stand out on the shelf and grab consumer attention – and UPM Raflatac’s paper and film products for craft beer, food and beverage to home and personal care containers outshine the rest. Show attendees are invited […]

Hammillroad Software Approves MacDermid Graphic Solutions’ Lux ® ITP™ for Use with Bellissima Digitally Modulated Screening for Flexo

Takes advantage of the unique dot profile from the 1:1 mask-to-plate plate imaging process of ITP CAMBRIDGE, UNITED KINGDOM, 19 September 2017 – Hamillroad Software, specialists in prepress solutions for the printing industry, have today announced that MacDermid Graphics Solutions’, flat-top dot experts specializing in photopolymer printing plates for the flexo industry, LUX® ITP™ 60 digital plates have been approved for use with Bellissima Digitally Modulated Screening (DMS). Andy Cave, Hamillroad CEO comments: “Bellissima DMS underwent various pre-release tests with a number of suppliers within the flexographic printing industry to find the best strategic partners for Bellissima DMS to go […]

Durst Image Technology US at SGIA Expo 2017

Press Conference on Opening Day of Show – Oct. 10 At this year’s SGIA Expo, Durst will feature advanced digital production technology solutions – producing the most demanding, innovative and versatile applications with 24/7 production reliability. They include the 3-meter wide fine-art printing Product of the Year Rho 312R ‘Plus’, The dual-purpose eco-friendly fabric & soft signage Product of the Year Rhotex 325 printer along with the most productive printer on the market Rho 1312 Plus hybrid printer with ‘Smart4’ printing, boosting productivity to 330 boards/hr., along with new innovative technology for corrugated packaging & display printing, in the […]

New Coating Head Saves on Adhesive Costs

Labelexpo Europe, 7A31 in Hall 7 Boucherville, September 18, 2017 – ETI Converting Equipment, a globally innovative manufacturer of in-line coating and printing equipment, has recently developed a new coating head capable of applying as little as 12 grams (½ mil) of UV hotmelt adhesive, as well as 9 grams of regular hotmelt, on 520 mm (20 ½”) width at 150m/min (500 ft/min). This new coating head gives a perfect clear/clear label without any marks or stripes. This success will have a real impact on printers’ margins since substantial savings could be achieved on both adhesives, particularly on the […]

Baldwin acquires PC Industries to expand capabilities in Print Inspection Solutions

High speed 100% inspection technology added to core Web Process Control solutions ST. LOUIS – September 18, 2017 – Baldwin Technology Company Inc., a world leader in providing process automation solutions, consumables and services to the print, textile and film industries, is pleased to announce that it has acquired the assets of PC Industries in a transaction that closed on September 13, 2017. Headquartered in Gurnee, Illinois, PC Industries (PCI) is a leading manufacturer of state-of-the-art vision inspection systems for the printing, converting, packaging, pharmaceutical and security printing industries. Founded by Jack Woolley in 1975, PC Industries’ highly regarded […]