Druckspiegel - Package Printing News

Pre-owned label printing presses and original spare parts directly from the manufacturer

Investment-proof and productive production with used Gallus presses too – this enables Gallus Classics, the division of Gallus serving the preowned machinery market. With refurbished machines as well as a spare parts service for older machine systems and other services, Gallus Classics offers a comprehensive portfolio for second-hand Gallus machines.

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Burger Druck adds to print capacity

In summer this year, Burger Druck will be starting up a medium-format sheetfed offset press from the Rapida 106 series for the very first time. The new Rapida generation for the 3b format (max. sheet format 740 × 1,060 mm) has therefore now also arrived in the Breisgau region. The modern five-colour press with coater, extended delivery and production speeds up to 18,000 sheets per hour is set to take over the main production load from a still relatively new press with a similar level of equipment but significantly lower performance. This move is intended to boost competitiveness, especially in commercial printing.

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Actega: Price increase for water-based coatings

Actega, manufacturer of specialty coatings, inks, adhesives and sealing compounds for the print and packaging industry, today announces that prices for water-based coatings will increase from February 1st, 2022.

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The Royal Group invests in Koenig & Bauer Durst SPC 130

The Royal Group (TRG), U.S. based corrugated box and display manufacturer, with more than 30 locations nationwide, has invested in a Delta SPC 130 Automatic single-pass press from Koenig & Bauer Durst to provide mass customization and high-volume, fully automated digital production to its customers.

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Siflex Packaging saves up to 23% on white inks with Flexcel NX

Since setting up business in 2014, Siflex Packaging has focused on developing and improving processes related to the production of flexible packaging in Chile. To this end, it has 52 experienced employees working in a 5,000 m2 facility located in the northern part of the capital, Santiago, and has invested heavily in machinery, processes and systems boasting the highest industry standards.

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Stunning designs on Liberty and Farrow & Ball tins

Luxury homeware brand Liberty and paint manufacturer Farrow & Ball have collaborated to launch a range of limited edition tin designs, which were printed using Fujifilm’s Acuity B1 digital press. Each tin design, comprising multiple colours, had to exactly match Farrow & Ball’s brand colours, as well as the shades and complex designs of textile fabrics manufactured by Liberty. Tin specialist William Say & Co Ltd manufactures the 57mm wide lever lid tins, which can hold 100ml of paint, at its site in Bermondsey, London.

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XSYS to implement price increase across Nyloflex® product range

During 2021, the rise in costs has reached unprecedented levels, affecting all businesses and their suppliers throughout the printing industry. Until now, XSYS has been able to secure supply of key raw materials and access to supply networks by absorbing this cost inflation through various cost-reduction initiatives and projects, as well as technology improvements and other efficiency gains.

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Miraclon announces global price increase and surcharges

Taking the first price action since the launch of the Kodak Flexcel NX System in 2008, Miraclon has announced a price increase of 6% on all products, effective from February 7th, 2022, and the introduction of temporary freight surcharges. Placing the highest priority on maintaining uninterrupted supply of flexographic plate material to customers, and faced with the rapid inflation of raw material, energy, labor and distribution costs impacting the entire package printing value chain, Miraclon is taking the necessary actions to pass the increased costs along in a manner that is as fair and equitable as possible to customers.

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Paper & Board for Food Contact: Product Trends & New Regulations in Germany and Europe

On 02nd and 03rd March, the PTS Conference “Paper & Board for Food Contact” will give an overview of new regulations and trends for fibre-based food packaging with an interesting program, recognized experts and speakers. The conference will start with a keynote regarding current trends in fibre-based food packaging of the company pacoon and their CEOs Peter Désilets and Volker Muche. Based on current trends, the first session “Regulatory Trends” will provide answers and an overview of new regulations.

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Lorytex wins Platinum Flexo Innovation Award

In 2019 Montevideo-based Lorytex won a Gold Award at the inaugural Global Flexo Innovation Awards, sponsored by Miraclon. At the time, Roberto Dolinsky, managing director of the Montevideo-based flexo prepress tradeshop, voiced his hopes for the extended color gamut (ECG) technology for which Lorytex is an enthusiastic advocate.

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RotaJet: Successful market debut

Another packaging company has turned to Koenig & Bauer to invest in one of the world’s most productive single-pass digital presses for packaging printing. The RotaJet will be delivered during the coming year and is scheduled to commence production in 2023.

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Bizerba UK adds another new MPS flexo press to meet demand for linerless labels

Expanding on an over 20-year corporate relationship, Bizerba UK has purchased an MPS 10-colour EFA 530 flexo press with full LED drying from GEW. The press is destined for a brand new production site for Bizerba and will be used predominately to print their CleanCut® linerless labels for the UK market. The Bizerba group currently operates 13 MPS presses across Europe.

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