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New distributor for Kodacolor RDTG series inks

Eastman Kodak Company announces a partnership with Pigment.inc B.V Europe to distribute Kodak’s Kodacolor RDTG Series Direct to Garment (DTG) inks.

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Sale of Gallus Group to benpac not completed

The sale of the Gallus Group by Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) to the Swiss company benpac holding ag has not been completed. benpac holding ag did not make the purchase price payment of EUR 120 million agreed at today's closing, although all the necessary conditions were met. Heidelberg had to assume until the very end that the transaction would be completed successfully. Heidelberg will assert its rights.

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Kodak: New distributor for Kodacolor EDTG Series Inks

Eastman Kodak Company announces a partnership with Pigment.inc B.V Europe to distribute Kodak’s Kodacolor EDTG Series Direct to Garment (DTG) inks.

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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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Delta SPC 130 press drives 30% annual digital sales growth for Rondo

Rondo Ganahl, corrugated board and packaging manufacturer, has unveiled plans for a new dedicated digital production plant after a dramatic surge in sales driven by an investment in the Koenig & Bauer Durst Delta SPC 130 FlexLine Automatic press.

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Lecta presents new Termax thermal paper catalogue

Lecta presents an extensive new range of Termax products for the demanding, dynamic thermal paper segment, the result of deep technical know-how and years of experience in manufacturing specialty papers.

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Pro Carton joins the #Greensource initiative

#Greensource was created in 2020 as a European-wide effort to explain how the forest-fibre industries can make the 2050 climate neutrality target a reality. Cepi, the Confederation of European Paper Industries, and EPIS, the European Pulp Industry Sector Association, kickstarted the initiative. As a natural evolution of the campaign, Pro Carton – the European Association of Carton and Cartonboard manufacturers – has joined the campaign as one of its co-leaders, bringing the perspective of the fibre-based packaging industry, a key part of the value chain.

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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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More than 350 plate changes per shift

It is now been a year since Druckerei Rindt first fired up its eight-colour Rapida 106 with an additional inline coater and perfecting unit for 4-over-4 production at its printshop in Fulda. And that's now the second time that this German print company, a member of the Parzeller media group, has opted for a Rapida press equipped to combine perfecting and finishing. Koenig & Bauer presses in various configurations have formed the backbone of the company's facilities for more than 16 years. Seven presses have been purchased to date, three of which the company is now using in three-shift operation.

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Tapping into new markets for newspaper printing

The printing plant at Somedia Partner AG in Haag in eastern Switzerland is targeting new markets with state-of-the-art printing and finishing technology. Thanks to a StreamStitch stitching system and an SNT-50 trimming drum from Ferag, the plant is now also able to manufacture newspaper-like products that go beyond classic daily and weekly newspapers.

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