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Heidelberg: First Prinect app in the cloud

Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) is taking the digitization of its customer relationships incorporating useful value-added services to the next level. “Heidelberg Plus” is the new gateway to Heidelberg’s digital ecosystem, which customers can enter with a single login and access all of Heidelberg’s digital offerings. Future applica-tions will make use of cloud technologies, IoT, Big Data, and AI to offer customers added value when it comes to running their companies.

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Koenig & Bauer Durst launches VariJet 106 in world premiere

Koenig & Bauer Durst GmbH has unveiled the VariJet 106 in a world premiere with exclusive live demonstrations for customers and stakeholders in Radebeul, near Dresden, Germany, where the modular single pass sheetfed digital printing press for the folding carton market has been jointly developed by Koenig & Bauer and Durst.

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Paper-based thermal protection for cold chain solutions

The market for cold chain packaging is expected to grow by 19.4% from 2020 to 2027. To meet this growing demand, Ranpak is providing customers with a range of paper-based thermal protection solutions that are cost-efficient and sustainable.

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Label printing press optimised at all levels

The Gallus Labelmaster is now being delivered with extensive new and optimised features. The new operating concept not only ensures greater user convenience for the machine operator, but also less waste in the daily production.

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Xaar: Ultra High Viscosity technology

Xaar says the advanced capabilities of its Ultra High Viscosity technology demonstrates the significant difference that inkjet printing can make to labels and packaging. Part of Xaar’s ImagineX platform, Ultra High Viscosity technology ensures Xaar’s printheads deliver high impact, productive and efficient results for volume digital label and packaging printing applications.

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Bio E - Barrier coatings a step closer to becoming completely fossil free

Holmen Iggesund launches paperboard coated with Bio E, a barrier coating solution made from 75 percent renewable raw materials and approved for industrial composting.

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Product marking with inkjet

Koenig & Bauer Coding has continued to improve the portfolio of its AlphaJet small-character inkjet printers. The reliable inkjet technology with the proven Active Inkflow and Smart Start Technology has been fundamentally modernised in terms of both look and usability. Low consumption and emission values ensure that the AlphaJet5 X has the best TCO values.

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Cradle to Cradle: ZenCode CG and ZenCode CS

Flint Group Packaging Inks has announced its ZenCode CG and ZenCode CS ink series have been assessed against the requirements of the Material Health category of the Cradle to Cradle Certifiedä Product Standard, achieving a Gold level and Silver level respectively. The company’s ZenCode portolio is part of its recently announced OneCode solvent-based inks and coatings range.

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FachPack

Sustainable packaging with Jowat adhesives

Sustainability will be the key issue of this year’s FachPack for the Detmold-based adhesives manufacturer Jowat. Jowat believes that a high bio-based content, optimized energy efficiency and MOAH-free formulae are the hallmarks of modern packaging adhesives.

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SignMax brings the outside indoors with Drytac ReTac Smooth 75

Family-owned sign and display business SignMax used Drytac ReTac Smooth 75 polymeric PVC film to produce a series of eye-catching interior wall graphics, bringing elements of the natural world into an indoor environment.

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Multiple award-winner and free of hazardous substances: Picofilm O-60 White XM1

Picofilm O-60 White XM1 from the Facestock product range by Sihl has not only been approved seven times to BS5609 Section 3, but is also free of the hazardous substances indicated in the SVHC list (as of July 2021).

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AR Packaging launches Ecoflex® mono-material

As world mono-material plastic packaging film consumption is forecast to grow during 2020–25 at an annual average rate of 3.9% to 26.03 million tonnes ($70.9 billion)1, AR Packaging is meeting the challenge by launching Ecoflex® - its 100% recyclable mono polyethylene film for thermoforming that provides a sustainable alternative to PA-based materials, whilst fully meeting OPRL guidelines.

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