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Sun Chemical to Increase Prices on Inks, Coatings, Consumables, and Adhesives in EMEA

Sun Chemical will increase prices across its entire portfolio of packaging, commercial sheetfed, and screen inks, coatings, consumables, and adhesives in Europe, Middle East, Africa, effective immediately or as contracts allow.

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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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Kodak publishes its 2021 sustainability report

Kodak is fully committed to a sustainable future of the company, its customers and the planet. This is underlined by Kodak’s 2021 Sustainability Report which sums up the company’s achievements and goals in driving more environmental and social sustainability. Reflecting Kodak’s global business activities from 2018 to 2021, the report, titled, “One World, One Kodak,” provides a view of sustainability efforts in place throughout the company and around the globe.

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Hahnemühle hosts its Virtual Open House

Physical Creativeworld / Paperworld 2022 will not take place in Frankfurt this year again, but Hahnemühle customers, end-users and fans worldwide shouldn’t miss out on news from the well-known and highly esteemed paper manufacturer.

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Color-Logic more than doubles gold colors available to all licensees

Color-Logic has announced that the number of different gold colors available in its basic Color-Logic license has been expanded from 25 to 55. For most jobs, Color-Logic users will no longer find it necessary to stock gold inks or substrates, or to match golds using trial or error.

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Flint Group secures EcoVadis Silver rating

Flint Group, including all business units within its Packaging and its Commercial Publication & Web divisions, has achieved a Silver status from EcoVadis. The company was considered to be in the top 21% of companies rated by EcoVadis in the manufacture of paints, varnishes and similar coatings, including printing inks. It was rated in the top 9% of companies in the Sustainable Procurement category, as well as in the top 7% for Ethics.

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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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Mondi: First to offer portfolio of Cradle to Cradle Certified uncoated fine papers

Mondi, a global leader in packaging and paper, received the Cradle to Cradle certification at Bronze level for its uncoated fine papers produced in its mills in Austria, Slovakia and Russia. Mondi is thus the “first to offer an extensive uncoated fine paper portfolio” as Cradle to Cradle Certified® meeting the high standards and demanding requirements of this certification scheme which marks the step from a linear to a circular economy.

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Sattler Premium Print GmbH puts its trust in Heidelberg, placing a major order

Sattler Media Group GmbH has over 500 employees working at four production sites in Germany – Bad Oeynhausen, Hildesheim, Hornburg, and Magdeburg. The company uses sheetfed offset, web offset, and digital printing technologies to manufacture catalogs, magazines, mailshots, and newspaper supplements, describing itself as a strong partner for all aspects of cross-media dialog marketing. It supplies print products to food retailers, publishing houses, furniture manufacturers, the tourism industry, and insurance companies.

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