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Manroland Goss acquires Thallo packaging business

On December 17, 2020, the manroland Goss Group, Augsburg, and Contiweb B.V., Boxmeer, The Netherlands, signed a purchase agreement on the sale of the Thallo web-offset packaging business including all Intellectual Property Rights.

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Iggesund: Launch of this year’s season’s greetings card

A highly sophisticated design and advanced finishing techniques were used to make Iggesund Paperboard’s 2020 season’s greetings card, designed by the Marianne Guély Studio in Paris. The card’s message, however, is a simple one reflecting nature and people growing together at a time when this is needed more than ever.

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Spanish packaging printing company: Full capacity during the pandemic

Temps Impresores (Temps) based in Massanassa in the Spanish city of Valencia is a young company established in 2004 by three partners. Initially a commercial printing business, the company is now focusing on expanding its offering for packaging printing. It was this that prompted Temps to invest in equipment for folding carton postpress at the beginning of 2020 – shortly before the Covid-19 pandemic started.

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Antiviral technology cleans up packaging hygiene concerns

According to new research, hygiene is now the number one concern for people when it comes to packaging. In the wake of COVID-19, consumers are looking for confidence that the packaging they come into contact with is as safe as it can be. More than three quarters of Britons now consider the hygiene of the products and packaging they interact with and almost half of us believe those concerns for safety and hygiene will remain after the pandemic.

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Lithoman machine relocation for Nahdet Misr

It is already the second Lithoman printing system within two years which was moved to Egypt by manroland Goss. The printing press was successfully relocated and put into operation in close cooperation with the technical team of the Nahdet Misr Publishing Group (Nahdet Misr). As one of the largest book printers in Egypt, Nahdet Misr is also setting a new benchmark in the Egyptian market in terms of print quality.

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Koenig & Bauer sharpens its focus on sustainability

With the establishment of a department devoted specifically to sustainability under the supervision of the new board spokesman Dr Andreas Pleßke, Koenig & Bauer is intensifying its activities in a field which is seen as immensely important for the future development of the company group.

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Fast EasySert system allows for efficient insert-in-insert processing

Baumann Druck – the web offset printing plant for job printing at mgo Mediengruppe Oberfranken in Kulmbach – is a successful producer of printed commercial advertising. In order to ensure the requirements of “insert-in-insert” processing are met efficiently, Baumann has now invested in an EasySert system from Ferag. The positive experiences of working with the Swiss manufacturer made the decision to invest an easy one.

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Durst wins EDP awards for Rho 2500

Two European Digital Press Association Awards have been awarded to Durst, manufacturer of advanced digital printing and production technologies. They were for its Rho 2500 in the Best Flatbed/Hybrid Printer  > 250 sqm/h category and the other for Durst Workflow (Best Workflow Technology).

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Heidelberg sells Belgian production site

As part of its planned focus on core activities and portfolio adjustments, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) has sold its Belgian production site for printing chemicals to DC Druck Chemie GmbH (Druck Chemie), a subsidiary of Langley Hold-ings PLC, UK. Langley Holdings is an international engineering group that produces capital goods to a wide range of industries worldwide, including the printing industry. The sale includes the companies BluePrint Products NV and Hi-Tech Chemicals BV, located in Kruibeke, Belgium.

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Perfect binder Vareo PRO

As a compact all-rounder, the newly developed Vareo PRO from Muller Martini is the perfect solution for finishing specialists and printers who use conventional printing processes or are active in digital printing.

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Kodak announces expanded collaboration with Microsoft

Kodak is excited to announce the launch of the Kodak Prinergy On Demand Business Solutions. Kodak has collaborated with software providers including Microsoft, PrintVis and VPress to create one of the first and only comprehensive software solutions for all applications and printers of any size.

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Visual PressSupport supports communication for remote maintenance

Like all other globally active companies, Koenig & Bauer is particularly affected by the current restrictions on travel. In this situation, data-driven services are helping to prepare machines for production and resolve service cases to the satisfaction of the users. The basis for this capability is a remote maintenance function which has been guaranteeing the high availability of Rapida sheetfed offset press on markets around the world since 1995.

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