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Mondi expands range of FunctionalBarrier Papers with high barrier packaging solution

Mondi is expanding its range of medium, high and very high barrier paper-based packaging to support customers on their journey to use more sustainable packaging solutions. Thanks to Mondi’s extensive research and development activities, expertise in both paper and plastic as well as investments in new technology and increased capacity, the company has further evolved its portfolio and now offers a full range of FunctionalBarrier Papers to customers. By applying different barrier technologies, such as extrusion coatings, aqueous coatings and other very high barriers, this range of paper-based packaging solutions is fit for purpose and can be used for a variety of applications.

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Koenig & Bauer equips Rapida sheetfed offset presses with fully automatic plate logistics

More and more commercial printers are equipping their Rapida sheetfed offset presses with fully automatic plate logistics systems. Web-to-print providers are being particularly active when it comes to doing so. Several Koenig & Bauer systems are already in use in daily practice and further installations are expected to follow.

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Agfa to debut Jeti Tauro H3300 UHS inkjet printer at C!Print 2023

At C!Print 2023 (France, 31 January – 2 February 2023), Agfa will showcase the fastest version of its high-end multi-pass Jeti Tauro H3300 inkjet printer family with varnish printing. The Jeti Tauro H3300 UV LED hybrid printer family is the perfect solution for larger print service providers, offering 24/7 productivity and award-winning quality at the lowest ink consumption on a wide range of rigid and flexible materials up to 3.3 m. The UHS (ultra-high speed) model achieves an impressive throughput of 905 m2/h.

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Kodak Prosper Ultra 520 Press at Hunkeler Innovationdays 2023

Delivering on its promise to provide best in class solutions that are the most innovative, Kodak will showcase its latest technology for high-speed digital production printing and end-to-end workflow management at Hunkeler Innovationdays 2023 (February 27 to March 2, Lucerne, Switzerland).

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Lecta’s 2023 calendar: Beautiful concentric images

In its new 2023 calendar, Lecta highlights the apparent simplicity and formal perfection of the circle, a shape which surrounds us and is found everywhere: from a tiny atomic particle to our planet itself. A circle is the wheel that transformed daily life for our species, the spherical face of the watch that keeps time, the balloon that floats up into the sky and the point that dots the “i”.

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XSYS announces upcoming price increase on nyloflex® products

XSYS has announced an upcoming increase in prices across its nyloflex® product range, which reflects the rise of input costs the industry experienced throughout 2022. Effective 1 February 2023, the company will implement a price increase ranging from 6% to 9% on nyloflex® flexographic printing plates.

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More options for a successful transition to digital

Kodak recently introduced the Kodak Prosper 7000 Turbo Press. This new addition has expanded the company’s portfolio of high-speed inkjet web presses for an almost infinite range of commercial applications. Kodak is thus following its strategy of providing innovative printing solutions that enable customers to take advantage of diverse business opportunities in the commercial printing market, improve profitability and shift more jobs from traditional offset to digital.

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BST TubeScan XL: 100% inspection for printing and slitting machines up to 1,700 mm

The successful TubeScan digital strobe inspection system is now available in XL format for wide web applications on printing and slitting machines (slitters): BST’s TubeScan XL inspects 100 percent of web widths between 900 and 1,700 millimeters and detects even the finest of printing defects such as splashes, register deviations and color changes at high web speeds. This means less waste during printing processes, and effective quality assurance at the slitter. Thanks to its compact mounting frame made of extruded aluminum profiles, TubeScan XL can be integrated easily into new and existing machines.

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GSE’s hazard warning software provides a safer way of working with packaging inks

GSE Dispensing introduces a software module for tracing and labelling hazardous chemicals in ink ingredients of spot colours – promoting a safer working environment for label and packaging converters. GSE Hazard symbol printing software solves the problem of tracing and communicating the occasional presence of hazardous chemicals in special brand colours that are made by blending ‘base components’ of inks, varnishes and additives together. When a base component contains hazardous chemicals, these are labelled on the supplier’s packaging. However, this information can be lost when the components are dispensed for new formulations, or returned from the press for eventual reuse.

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Mondi launches Color Copy in US letter size

Mondi launches Color Copy original customized for the North American market. The digital color printing paper was specifically adapted for Canadian merchant Multiplex Solutions. “We are really excited to bring the Color Copy brand to North America!” says Jeffrey Lovely, President at Multiplex Solutions.

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Lessebo Paper is launching Lessebo Colours™ to grow in luxury packaging

Lessebo Paper is launching their new series Lessebo Colours™ to meet the expanding demand for high-quality coloured papers in the luxury packaging market. Lessebo Paper, located in the forests in the south of Sweden, has been producing high-quality paper since 1693.

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XSYS nyloprint® products subject to price increase in 2023

Following the continued sharp rise in the cost of raw materials and surcharges levied by suppliers, XSYS is forced to increase the prices for its nyloprint® letterpress plates.The company has sent a formal notice to customers informing them that effective on 1 January 2023, an increase of between 8% and 16% will be applied on the base prices of nyloprint® products.

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