Package Printing News

Xeikon adds two new entry-level presses to its label printing portfolio

Xeikon has announced the addition of two new digital label presses – the Xeikon CX30 and Xeikon CX50. Building on its 6th generation platform and based on CHEETAH 2.0 technology with new generation interfaces and cloud connection, these new presses are designed to offer maximum OEE.

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PCMC launches fully modular ION digital conversion system

Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC), part of Barry-Wehmiller, has announced the launch of its ION digital conversion system.

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Envases Mexico receives “High Performance Metal Decorator of the Year 2020” award

Ever since 2013, Koenig & Bauer has presented an annual “High Performance Metal Decorator of the Year” award. The award was established to honour customers who use the company’s products to demonstrate achievement beyond the scope of everyday performance in the field of metal decorating. Over the years, the coveted prize was picked up by companies such as PT United Can Company from Indonesia, Glud & Marstrand from Denmark, Ball Corporation from the USA and LITALSA from Spain, to name just a few.

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Indian packaging printer aims to grow significantly with Heidelberg

UFlex Limited, multinational flexible packaging and polymer science company and the first Indian manufacturer of aseptic liquid packaging, announces to double its production capacity from 3.5 bn packs per annum to 7 bn packs per annum. To achieve this, the company decided to invest in second printing line from the Heidelberg Web Carton Converting GmbH.

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New flexoprinting machine in Jatne

The demand for flexible packaging materials is growing amid the transition towards sustainable food packaging. Walki has answered to this need by investing in a brand new flexo printing machine in its Jatne plant in Poland.

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More environmentally friendly production of food packaging

Hubergroup Print Solutions is launching a barrier coating that protects against water. It is particularly suitable for surface printing in the packaging industry, both in the food and non-food sectors. By using a revised formulation of the binding agents for the water-based coating, there is no longer any need for PE film lamination as a water barrier.

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Paper, board and tissue in food contact: New legal developments, products and analytical requirements

On 03 March to 04 March 2021, the established PTS conference “Paper & Board for Food Contact” will take place again - this time with two innovations. Firstly, the conference language will be English and secondly, the event will be online.

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Mondi Steinfeld certified as CO2 neutral for its manufacturing operations

Mondi Steinfeld in Germany has been certified as CO2 neutral for its manufacturing processes by ClimatePartner, an organisation which supports companies in reducing and offsetting their CO2 emissions. This certification was awarded as a result of Mondi Steinfeld switching to renewable energy and supporting certain climate projects in 2020.

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HD4You: Partner to packaging printers

The growth market of packaging and especially the folding carton segment is part of the core business of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg). The company offers the industry a trend-setting product portfolio here, with new innovations being added all the time to meet the requirements of customers and offer added benefits. As a partner, Heidelberg would like to use its digital platforms to share helpful information and also answers its customers’ individual questions in an interactive exchange.

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Vision Foods & Packaging produces on a Rapida 106

At the end of last year, Vision Foods & Packaging in Lahore/Pakistan took delivery of a six-colour Rapida 106 with coater and extended delivery. With the installation of this highly automated sheetfed offset press for the 3b format, the company has significantly expanded its print capacity, just five years after its founding as part of a major local manufacturer from the FMCG sector. Food and confectionery packaging is supplied primarily to other companies within the group.

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Succession plan at MABEG Systems GmbH

The traditional Swiss mechanical engineering company Gietz, Gossau, Switzerland, takes over the majority shares of MABEG Systems GmbH, Moerfelden-Walldorf, Germany, as part of a succession plan.

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Delivering high quality flexo services without compromise

One word sums up the approach that Krzysztof Malengowski, the owner of Polish prepress company Fleksograf studio prepress, takes to his business and to his customers: quality. It’s therefore no surprise that the word forms the foundation of the company’s logo, “When Quality Counts”, which he says, “best defines the way in which our company operates.”

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