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InterPack

The date for interpack 2023 is set!

The next interpack will take place from 04 to 10 May 2023 at the Düsseldorf Trade Fair Centre. Messe Düsseldorf set this date in agreement with its partners and committees. Interested companies from the packaging sector and the associated processing industry will be able to register online at www.interpack.com from the end of March/beginning of April provided all goes to plan.

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AR Packaging acquires Firstan Holdings Ltd

AR Packaging broadens its offering to the UK food and healthcare customers by adding local folding carton production through the acquisition of Firstan Holdings Ltd, including its subsidiary Firstan Limited. This strategic move makes the Group a key multi-category provider of folding cartons, flexibles and fibre-based containers in the UK.

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The first CorruFLEX off to a successful start

The Thimm Group has successfully installed its first CorruFLEX from Koenig & Bauer. The new press started operating at the works in Sibiu in Romania at the end of last year, marking the fulfilment of a contract signed in December 2019.

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A reinterpretation of Picasso's Guernica

A world-famous painting reworked by celebrated Spanish photographer and artist José Manuel Ballester and printed by Durst is the star attraction at a special exhibition. For the first time, a modified Guernica - originally painted by artist Pablo Picasso - has been printed full-size using advanced digital printing and production technologies from Durst.

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‘Goood’ results for Interquell with Mondi’s paper-based FlexiBags

Mondi is launching two new paper-based bags for German pet food producer Interquell, delivering both “consumer convenience and sustainability benefits”.

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The world's first Prinova for Rapidocolor Printing

After the world's first start-up of a new Prinova saddle stitcher from Muller Martini coming February, Rapidocolor Printing in Bucharest aims to become the Romanian market leader for technical manuals.

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Graphic Visual Solutions hits higher standards with Agfa’s PressTune and InkTune

Graphic Visual Solutions (Graphic) was founded in 1985 and has steadily grown to become one of the most comprehensive, state-of-the-art printing, packaging, and imaging facilities in the Southeast. The company’s core capabilities include printed materials, labels and packaging, cross-media campaigns, wide-format graphics, direct mail marketing, fulfillment, logistics, and creative services.

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drupa

Registration opens for virtual.drupa 2021

Drupa exhibitors and interested companies from the international printing industry now have the opportunity to register for participation in virtual.drupa. After the face-to-face format of the world's leading trade fair had to be cancelled due to the Corona pandemic, drupa will now take place in a virtual format from 20-23 April 2021. During the four-day online show, companies will present themselves and their products to the global print community, interact and reactivate their business by generating important leads and sharing expert knowledge.

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Kernow FloorSharK® achieves anti-slip R10 rating for floor graphics on Xeikon 3000 series

Xeikon is pleased to announce that Kernow Coatings’ recently launched FloorSharK® Dry Toner has successfully passed the R10 slip test after being tried and tested on a Xeikon 3500 digital press. The two companies have been involved in a rigorous testing programme to achieve the R10 anti-slip rating for floor graphics.

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A milestone in sustainable packaging

Sappi will introduce new barrier coating technology for functional paper packaging at its speciality mill in Alfeld, Germany, strengthening its position as a global provider of sustainable paper packaging solutions.

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Tecnau launches Tecnau Germany

Tecnau is pleased to announce the launch of Tecnau Germany starting January 1st, 2021. Together with its well-established distributors, Böwe Systec and G. Holzer, “Tecnau Deutschland” provides a new array of digital print finishing possibilities to the market. Stephan Klier, who joined Tecnau at the beginning of the year, has been appointed as Managing Director of Tecnau Germany.

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Mosca: New holding company structure

On January 1st, Mosca GmbH changed its corporate structures and split up into an overarching group company with several subsidiaries that include the following business units: Machinery & Equipment, Strap & Consumables and Sales & Services. The group company forms the strategic framework and comprises key areas such as human resources, purchasing and training.

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