Tag: Member News

EFI Connect 2018 to Feature Dedicated Educational Track for In-Plant Printing Professionals

Fremont, California — November  2017 — Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII)  has announced a new element to its annual Connect users’ group conference: a dedicated educational track for in-plant printing professionals. This new education track at Connect 2018 (Jan. 23-26 at Wynn Las Vegas) is designed for supervisors and managers in prepress, production, and color management at corporate, education, financial, and government in-plants, CRDs, and print centers. “In-plant printing departments represent a large portion of EFI’s Fiery® digital front end user base and we approached the educational program of next year’s conference with a deliberate emphasis on providing those […]

ETI Converting Shanghai Celebrates 10-Year Anniversary

Longueuil, November  2017 – ETI Shanghai, a subsidiary of ETI Converting Equipment Canada, known for its Cohesio multifunctional in-line coating and printing equipment, celebrates this year its 10th anniversary. Under the direction of Mr. Waley Xuan, ETI Shanghai hires approximately sixty employees including managers, engineers, mechanics, electricians, technicians, etc… Since its founding, the company has achieved a constant growth, a tribute to the Company’s successful management. The company has established itself as a brand leader in a very competitive market. Competence of the Chinese labor combined with the quality of the technology creates this high demand for ETI machines. […]

Flint Group Sheetfed Announces the Global Launch of its New In-Mould Label BIO Process Ink, Novastar® D 2000 IML BIO.

Stuttgart – November 16 2017.  Expanding its range of in-mould label products and presenting non-UV print shops the ability to compete in this growing segment, Flint Group today announces the global availability of Novastar® D 2000 IML BIO for metallised paper and non-absorbent substrates. According to Jürgen Riedlinger, Director Global Product Management, Sheetfed, “Over the last 5 to 6 years global production of in-mould labels has grown at around 4% per year, due in part to the ability of the technology to enhance the product visibility and brand identification in the market. And we believe in-mould labelling will continue to […]

Domino introduces an ‘Inkjet Coverage Guide’ booklet for estimating ink costs

Gurnee, IL…Domino continues to provide customers with tools to help their business increase top-line growth, reduce costs, increase uptime and decrease downtime. The latest example can be found in the release of an ‘Inkjet Coverage Guide’ booklet…a tool to help customers and prospects estimate ink costs of the Domino N610i digital UV inkjet label press as compared to running the same label job on other technologies. “Customers new to digital inkjet often ask about the cost of the ink. As ink is the primary consumable, it is an important question. The ‘Inkjet Coverage Guide’ is a booklet to help […]

Phipps Label Co. invests in the all new Nilpeter FA

Pennsylvania, USA: Phipps Label Company was founded by Greg Phipps in the spring of 1990. A long-time veteran of the label printing industry and a hands-on guy, Greg wanted more control of the quality of the labels he was delivering. Hard-working employees and loyal customers have been the key to growing the business into its current 35,000-square-foot facility that houses six high-performance presses, versatile finishing equipment and the latest in digital printing technology. The new FA will be a welcome addition. “We were looking to continue our growth pattern which required us to increase our capacity and efficiency, and […]

Harkwell Labels first in UK with new ABG Digicon screen module

Harkwell Labels, the custom label printer based in Poole, Dorset has just taken delivery of ABG’s newly launched screen unit. Using this exciting new technology, they’ll be able to offer high build embellishments legally required on many products in the vaping, pharma, agriculture, and automotive markets, amongst many others. Harkwell have an existing market for this and the new screen module will help them offer a more cost-effective solution. Tim Fountain, Harkwell’s Managing Director said: “As labelling regulations become ever more stringent we feel this investment from ABG, a forward-thinking company, will allow us competitive advantage by offering rotary […]

UEI Group Introduces the NW SpeedChase® NXT™ System at 2017 LabelExpo Europe

November 6, 2017 , Kansas City, KS: UEI® Group engraved die companies introduced their NW SpeedChase® NXT™ system during LabelExpo Europe in Brussels, Belgium in September. This new magnetic quick system is a game changer, and it makes set-up and job changeover faster, simpler and more efficient. The NW SpeedChase® system was specifically developed for the narrow web industry and can accommodate any narrow web flatbed press. Press operators can now experience easier lock-up, quicker changeover, lower overall costs, increased production speeds, and overall improved efficiency with the NW SpeedChase® NXT™ system. Todd Rima, Universal Engraving, Inc. Vice President […]

Grafica Villalba Earns FlexoExpert Certification

Flint Group experts provide FlexoExpert Certification on platemaking best practices. Standardization of workflow processes ensures superior and consistent print quality. Charlotte, NC, November 7, 2017 – Grafica Villalba, a prepress provider and a distributor of nyloflex® and nyloprint® printing plates and rotec® printing sleeves from Flint Group, conducts a vast array of services including: brand management, digital printing, electronic prepress, high definition printing, corrugated prepress production, cutting dies and accessories, and technical services at its various locations throughout Mexico, Central, and South America.  With the goal of being best in class for flexo prepress, Grafica Villalba continuously improves its […]

New Longer Length Near-Edge Ribbons for Flexible Packaging

The new NETFlex+ XL provides the same strong performance as NETFlex+ but allows for longer length ribbons in Thermal Transfer Overprinters (TTO) printers, providing higher productivity and less downtime. NETFlex+ XL, IIMAK’s next generation flexible packaging ribbon was introduced at Labelexpo Europe.  The longer length ribbon provides 20% more ribbon for less changeovers on shifts and more throughput of printed product. IIMAK offers ribbon sizes in a range of lengths to meet customer needs; NETFlex+ XL is available for common longer-length OEM configurations.  All NETFlex+ and NETFlex+ XL ribbons are approved for incidental direct food contact under FDA 21 CFR 175. Samples are available […]

Innovations at OMET Label Expo booth again gather massive crowd attention

At recent Label Expo OMET introduced the new OMET iFlex, a press full of innovations made of simplicity.  Lecco, Italy, October 24, 2017  — One of the greatest and most impressive booths of the entire exhibition welcomed thousands of visitors from all over the world, confirming OMET leadership in the European and International market. Main attractions were the three printing lines, OMET iFlex, OMET X6.0 and OMET X6 Offset, presented with live demonstrations showing also the concepts of the Industry 4.0. OMET iFlex drew particular attention thanks to its new version with specific chill rolls, which increased the versatility […]