Product News

New Saphira Eco portfolio by Heidelberg

In a recent study on life in Germany in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, 75 percent of the people who were surveyed said that sustainability was the key to health and security. Two thirds claimed that, in the future, they would choose suppliers who treat solidarity, social commitment, and sustainability as priorities. Based on these findings, it can be assumed that print products will also enjoy greater acceptance if they are clearly identifiable as products that have been created on a sustainable basis.

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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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Lecta introduces Adestor PET Laser MW

Lecta expands its portfolio of Adestor pressure-sensitive products for the industrial, logistics and healthcare industries with the launch of Adestor PET Laser MW. The new Adestor PET Laser Matt White facestock provides excellent performance for outdoor labelling and durable applications (high resistance to water, chemicals and fluctuating temperatures). This new product is HP Indigo certified and ideal for use with variable data printing technologies.

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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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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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Mondi expands release liner range

Global packaging and paper group Mondi is launching a range of new paper-based release liners which are created using recycled and light-weight materials and provide a more sustainable solution for a range of applications.

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Mondi launches AegisPaper

Mondi has successfully developed a new recyclable functional barrier paper range. Designed with protection in mind, this range of certified recyclable barrier paper solutions is fully integrated across Mondi’s value chain - from paper production to the barrier application - and can run on existing filling lines for form-fill-and-seal (FFS) applications.

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Natural VOC-trapping Desvocant adsorbents

Welcome relief from VOCs: Clariant unveils an innovative line of new clay mineral-based Desvocant adsorbents to efficiently reduce the potential exposure of shipment handlers, merchants, and consumers to volatile organic compounds (VOCs) from enclosed manufactured products.

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Agfa launches SYNAPS XM110

Agfa announced the market launch of SYNAPS XM110 as the latest addition to its SYNAPS synthetic papers portfolio. With its thickness of 100 microns, it represents the thinnest type of SYNAPS XM and meets requirements for applications such as ticketing and signage.

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Mondi enters low-white recycled office paper market

Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, launches Nautilus® Elemental, its first recycled office paper product for the low-white segment. The new product made from 100% post-consumer waste complements the existing wide range of premium high-white recycled papers. Low-white recycled papers are particularly popular with public authorities and institutions (e.g. schools). The new paper is now available across Europe.

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Meech announces launch of SmartControl Touch

Meech has formally unveiled its newest remote monitoring solution, SmartControl Touch. An advancement of Meech’s SmartControl device – the new unit allows users to monitor, control and adjust the performance of multiple connected Hyperion ionising bars and sensors via an integrated touchscreen; or remotely via a mobile phone, tablet, or desktop.

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The SigmaLine III is now multifunctional

Pre-gathering, variable folding, dynamic mode for trimming – the SigmaLine III digital book block solution from Muller Martini, which is predestined for ultra-short runs, enables new and varied forms of production.

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