INDUSTRY NEWS

Esko and Barberán announce agreement

Barberán, a "leader in the design and development of digital Single Pass presses", and Esko, a global supplier of integrated hardware and software solutions for the packaging, label and wide format sectors, have reached an agreement to work together on a solution that will automate the pre-press workflow for the Jetmaster Series digital printer.

more (02/21/2019 / sbr)

BASF’s investment into Alchemist Accelerator promotes digital innovations in the chemical industry

BASF Venture Capital is investing $2 million into Alchemist Accelerator’s fund, allocating at least half towards investments in 3D printing, agtech, material informatics, nutrition, and technology game-changers. This investment supports BASF’s strategy to leverage digital technologies to drive business growth.

more (02/20/2019 / sbr)

Further RotaJet for decor printer

Interprint GmbH from Arnsberg, Germany, has confirmed the success of its 2014 investment decision with the purchase of a second RotaJet from Koenig & Bauer. The new digital press will be entering production at the end of 2019. "Back in 2014, we were the first decor printer to invest in wide-format single-pass inkjet technology. That was an expression of our unbridled pioneering spirit, and we have continued to contribute to further improvements together with Koenig & Bauer over the past years. For us, it was clear that we would eventually purchase another RotaJET," says Robert Bierfreund, managing director of Interprint GmbH.

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Reed closes acquisition of Mack Brooks

Reed Exhibitions, a division of RELX, has completed its acquisition of Mack Brooks Exhibitions. Mack Brooks‘ flagship brands include EuroBlech (sheet metal working technology); inter airport (airport infrastructure and technology); Fastener Fair (fastener and fixing technology); Chemspec (fine and speciality chemicals); Railtex (rail infrastructure and technology); ICE Europe (paper, film and foil converting); CCE (manufacturing and converting corrugated and cartonboard) and InPrint (print technology for industrial manufacturing).

more (02/19/2019 / sbr)

Xeikon Café Europe presents Academy program

Xeikon Café Europe 2019 (www.xeikoncafe.com), scheduled for 26 to 28 March in Antwerp, Belgium, brings back its educational Academy. Providing a thorough look at revenue-generating opportunities from both a business as well as a technology perspective, the Academy program comprises a series of parallel sessions.

more (02/18/2019 / sbr)

UPM supports Plant-for-the-Planet

UPM supports the academy program of Plant-for-the-Planet, a charitable foundation that wants to contribute to climate protection. The foundation plants trees and organises children academies to promote sustainable thinking and environmental awareness.

more (02/16/2019 / sbr)


 

PRODUCT NEWS

Laem System and Goebel IMS at ICE Europe

In May 2018, IMS Technologies S.p.A., parent group of the globally renowned brand Goebel IMS, and Laem System announced their strategic partnership. The goal of this synergy is to present to the market an expanded machine range for primary, secondary and converting industries as well as slitting and winding solutions. Nearly a year later both companies jointly present their comprehensive portfolio in hall A6, booth 344 at ICE Europe.

more (02/21/2019 / sbr)

Drewsen exhibiting at the Hunkeler Innovationdays

Drewsen Spezialpapiere will be exhibiting again at the Hunkeler Innovation Days in Lucerne, Switzerland, from 25th – 28th February (booth C11 in Hall 1). They will again focus on the "high-speed inkjet" sector from their wide product range.

more (02/20/2019 / sbr)

Strapping solutions for the corrugated industry

CCE International 2019 is where corrugated and folding carton manufacturers will find the right solutions for their strapping needs at the Mosca booth in Hall B6, Stand 430. Mosca’s UCB is the ideal choice for ultrasonically strapping corrugated stacks in line with the flute – a solution offered exclusively by Mosca. The fully automated Evolution SoniXs TRC-6 enables five-sided, precision alignment of products for strapping.

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Color-Logic Certifies Kernow Metalik Silver Media

Kernowprint Metalik silver media is the first Kernow substrate certified by Color-Logic for the Xerox Iridesse press. Discussing the certification, Color-Logic Director of Sales and Marketing Mark Geeves said: "The Iridesse Press with White Dry Ink consistently produces impressive images on Kernow Metalik silver media. The entire range of Color-Logic decorative effects, in addition to the 250 standard Color-Logic metallic colors, offer Iridesse users the ability to develop new markets and applications for their customers."

more (02/19/2019 / sbr)

Innovative slitting and winding solutions

Goebel IMS, a manufacturers of slitting and winding solutions, presents its broad portfolio of innovative machines for high-quality converting of film, paper and aluminum foil from March 12th to 14th, 2019 in hall A6, booth 344 at ICE Europe.

more (02/18/2019 / sbr)

Scodix strengthens digital enhancement

Scodix announced the commercial launch of the Scodix Ultra 101 and the Scodix Ultra 202 Digital Enhancement Presses. The Scodix family of presses was developed to meet the increased demand for business-generating digital enhancement and allow print service providers (PSPs) of all sizes to target new revenue opportunities.

more (02/14/2019 / sbr)



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