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Versafire EV brings increased flexibility and quality20.04.2018

Heidelberg has introduced the Versafire EV, a cut-sheet toner digital press that supports a range of production options including five colours, with a white-first option, and long banner printing, all integrated with the company's Prinect workflow.

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Prestige-Pak Successfully Completes Its Installation of PCMS’s Efficient Fusion C Flexographic Press20.04.2018

Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC), part of Barry-Wehmiller, announces that Prestige-Pak Inc. of Fond du Lac has successfully installed a new Fusion C flexographic press. The second-generation, family-owned business, and producer of printed and laminated flexible packaging materials for the bakery, cheese, confectionary, dry goods, medical, pet food and snack food industries, is marking its milestone 50th anniversary with the addition of this new press.

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Flint Group Paper & Board Emea Announce the Launch of Vivo Colour Solutions. 20.04.2018

Following extensive dialogue with international packaging converters and brand owner partners, Flint Group is positioned to revolutionise printing and colour management with VIVO Colour Solutions.

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OTI Lumionics Announces Availability of New Aerelight for Print OLED Technology19.04.2018

OTI Lumionics announces the launch of its Aerelight for Print technology, an innovative solution that enables light-up elements in print media using paper-thin flexible OLED panels.

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Probo Invests in Four Durst P5 Systems19.04.2018

Durst has announced first sales successes for the recently launched P5 Series. Dutch print and fulfilment provider Probo is investing in four Durst P5 printing systems.

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Esko Webcenter 18 Brings Packaging Management Closer to the One-Day Target18.04.2018

Esko announces a major new release of its packaging management solution, WebCenter. WebCenter 18 streamlines and speeds up the packaging development workflow by delivering extra features that give brand owners and converters more control and visibility of their packaging preproduction specification, approval and project life cycle.

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The Sussex Sign Company Sees No Reason to Change from Nazdar Inks18.04.2018

In response to increasing demand from customers, The Sussex Sign Company added digital printing services to its portfolio in 2004 with a Tiara Opal. A year later, it appointed Quality Print Services (QPS), Nazdar Ink Technologies' main UK distributor, as its equipment and maintenance supplier.

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Ultima Displays Launches Its Exclusive Vision Banner Range17.04.2018

Ultima Displays has launched its new ‘Vision’ Banner range, a modern, sleek and elegantly designed range of display solutions. Offering a solution for all needs and budgets, the Vision Banner range is designed to display any brand message with both style and impact and is unique to the portable display market. The full range will be unveiled for the first time during next week’s Sign & Digital event in Birmingham.

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Eagle Systems’ Cold Foil Installed at Utah PaperBox Marks a Significant Milestone in Cold Foil Implementation13.04.2018

Eagle Systems, Inc. announces that Eagle has installed their cold foil system at the production facility of Utah PaperBox (UPB) in Salt Lake City, Utah.

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Sanfaustino Label Invests in Nilpeter Mo-4 for Production Labels in Brescia12.04.2018

Due to expansion, Sanfaustino Label has acquired an MO-4 offset press in order to add capacity and thereby sustain its growth.

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X-Rite and Flint Group Announce Global Partnership11.04.2018

Flint Group’s Paper & Board business has entered into an exciting new partnership with X-Rite to deliver a colour solution that leverages the X-Rite eXact and NetProfiler to reliably meet the colour management needs of each stakeholder in the package print value and supply chain.

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Alliance Packaging Enters the Digital Age with Direct-to-Corrugated EFI Nozomi Ultra-High-Speed Inkjet Printing 11.04.2018

Alliance Packaging is adopting high-end, direct-to-board digital printing with the purchase of an EFI™ Nozomi C18000 single-pass corrugated packaging press from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII). The ultra-high-speed press is a groundbreaking offering in the digital corrugated packaging space because of its high production capacity and its complete integrated system.

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Komori Packaging Experience Days May 16-17, 201810.04.2018

To celebrate the arrival of the powerful new Komori Lithrone GX-40 to the Komori Graphic Centre in Utrecht, Komori is hosting a two day event dedicated to packaging solutions.

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Double Digital Print Investment for First Impression Labels Through ROTOCON09.04.2018

First Impression Labels (FIL) recently made two additional investments in digital capability through ROTOCON. Purchased was a ROTOCON Ecoline RDF-330 for digital label converting and finishing and a Screen Truepress Jet L350UV+ UV inkjet label press.

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Esko’s Equinox and Coflex Helps Converter Ducplast Produce Plates for Extended Colour Gamut Printing09.04.2018

Spanish company DUCPLAST S.L. is the latest converter to switch plates for flexible packaging printing to extended colour gamut production with Equinox from Esko. The company implemented this new approach in partnership with repro house COFLEX. DUCPLAST located in Valencia.

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Color-Logic Certifies HP Indigo 6900 Digital Press with Silver Ink05.04.2018

Color-Logic has certified the HP Indigo 6900 digital press with silver ink for label and packaging applications.

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BrokeGo: Efficient transport of waste paper04.04.2018

With BrokeGo, Voith has developed a reliable fabric for broke conveyors which quickly and safely removes broke following a web break. The strong and highly wear-resistant belt transports the broke directly to a pulper for further processing.

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Reproflex Scandinavia Brings Added Value and Quality with Bellissima Digitally Modulated Screening (DMS) 27.03.2018

Aniken Graphics announces that Reproflex Scandinavia is approved to supply flexographic printing plates, screened with Bellissima DMS, to the Scandinavian market.

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Inca Digital Returns to FESPA with an Expanded Presence in 2018 26.03.2018

Following a hugely successful debut at FESPA 2017, Inca Digital has expanded its presence at FESPA 2018 and will be exhibiting across two stands – Hall 1.1, stand C40 and in conjunction with Fujifilm in the new ‘Digital Corrugated Experience’ Hall, 5.2, Stand C30, where its flagship wide format machine, the Onset X3, with a robotic off-loading system, will be featured as a showcase digital technology for the corrugated industry.

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FESPA 2018: Fujifilm to Highlight the Growing Strength of Its Acuity Range 23.03.2018

At FESPA Global Print Expo 2018 (Berlin, May 15th-18th), Fujifilm will use its stand (D50 in Hall 2.2) to focus on two new high end platforms.

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Reflex Label Plus Target Rapid Growth and Expansion with New Fa from Nilpeter19.03.2018

Reflex Label Plus has acquired a new 14-colour FA flexo press from Nilpeter, for its Keighley site in England, to meet customer demands for unique designs, high quality and embellishments, and achieve ambitious business expansion goals.

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Esko Equinox Completes Athena Graphics' Advanced Prepress Solution15.03.2018

Belgium based high quality prepress specialist Athena Graphics adds Esko Equinox to its portfolio to complete their Advanced Prepress workflow, an innovative end-to-end solution for brand owners and packaging printers. Esko Equinox creates colour conversions for extended gamut printing and eliminates the need for spot colors, making production faster, more efficient, cost effective and reliable.

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Color-Logic Certifies HP Indigo 30000 Digital Press for Metallic Packaging Applications15.03.2018

Color-Logic has certified the HP Indigo 30000 digital press for metallic carton applications.

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Agfa Launches Foldable SYNAPS OM90F13.03.2018

Agfa announces the market launch of SYNAPS OM90F as the latest addition to its SYNAPS synthetic papers portfolio. The launch fits Agfa’s strategy to continuously develop the SYNAPS range of products to keep pace with customer needs in view of new application requirements and evolving print technologies.

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Friesens Corp. Invests in Offset Again for 201812.03.2018

Friesens earmarked a milestone in their history when they added the World's largest perfecting press at 73" wide to their fleet of offset presses. Friesens has seen many production improvements of over 300% from the XXL and will continue its investment in cutting edge technology for 2018 with Canada's most automated 41" press. The all-new Evolution from Manroland Sheetfed begins installation in the early spring at Friesens’ Altona, Manitoba facility.

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Polyprint Commissions New W&H MIRAFLEX 08.03.2018

Polyprint, the Belarusian packaging printer, began initial operation of a new MIRAFLEX S flexo printing press at its site in Logoysk in the Minsk region at the end of 2017. Polyprint specializes in label printing and works together with major international food producers. The company is one of the largest printing companies in Belarus and has 200 employees.

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Sun Chemical and Luminescence to Showcase Combined Portfolios for Banknote Production at Security Printers 201808.03.2018

At Security Printers 2018 (21 - 23 March at The Convention Centre, Dublin (CCD), Ireland), Sun Chemical will, for the first time, showcase its range of banknote production products in combination with those of Luminescence, which it has recently acquired.

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LANA Croatia Invest in two EVOLUTION Presses08.03.2018

Lana Karlovacka tiskara d.d (LANA) one of the largest and the fastest developing printers in the Adriatic region has invested in 2 new EVOLUTION presses.

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BOBST to Showcase Excellence in Process Technology at Labelexpo Southeast Asia 201807.03.2018

As customary when attending the Labelexpo series of events, BOBST will put on a grand show on its stand #D10 at the first edition of the Labelexpo Southeast Asia, taking place 10-12 May 2018 at BITEC in Bangkok, Thailand.

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Color Label Invests in Their 10th Nilpeter Flexo Press06.03.2018

Danish label converter Color Label is one of the leading Danish suppliers of self-adhesive labels for the food industry and the chemical industry. The Aarhus-based company was established in 1980 by Erik Grønning, who continues to be in the forefront of the company.

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Major Investment in Q.I. Press Controls Press Automation by Lidergraf06.03.2018

Lidergraf has recently started using measurement and control systems from Q.I. Press Controls. In 2017, the Dutch specialist in press automation delivered its innovative and highly lauded mRC-3D, IDS-3D and IQM systems to Lidergraf, one of Portugal’s leading printers.

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NLCompany Adds Screen Truepress Jet l350uv+ to Sales Portfolio06.03.2018

Screen announces the growth of its partnership with Russian distributor NLCompany (NLC) to include distribution of the Screen Truepress Jet L350UV+ series. Based in Moscow, NLC already distributes the Screen PlateRite FX series of flexo computer-to-plate solutions (CtP) in Russia and CIS countries.

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Moti Digital Creates Colossal, Illuminated Human Skeleton with Massivit 1800 3D Printing Solution02.03.2018

Mexico-based print service provider, Moti Digital 3D printed a towering, head-turning skeleton for the Mexican Festival of Light celebrations in Guadalajara

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Durst Full Digital Glaze Line Customer Installations Starting This Year01.03.2018

Durst has used the CEVISAMA 2018 Ceramic Tile and Machinery Exhibition in Valencia, Spain, to unveil more details on its full digital glaze line currently undergoing industrial field testing.

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Successful SGI Dubai Boosts Drytac Sales in Middle East28.02.2018

Drytac recently exhibited at Sign & Graphic Imaging (SGI) Middle East which took place at the Dubai World Trade Centre between 14th and 16th January.

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Highcon Launches Euclid IIIC for Corrugated28.02.2018

Highcon announces the launch of the latest in the Highcon Euclid series, the Highcon Euclid IIIC. This latest machine extends the range of the 3rd generation Highcon Euclid cutting and creasing machines into the world of corrugated and fluted substrates from 1 mm up to 3mm/ 40-120pt.

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New Roland 900 Keeps Packaging Printer on Top23.02.2018

Scatolificio del Garda has installed a ROLAND 906 press with coater unit and LED technology to meet the increase in production demands.

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Dreamworks Upgrades to the Scodix Ultra2 Pro with Foil to Meet Expanding Market Demands22.02.2018

Dreamworks Graphic Communications, LLC has purchased the Scodix Ultra2 Pro Digital Enhancement Press. Introduced last November, the Ultra2 will be a capabilities upgrade from the shop’s Scodix Ultra Pro with the foil station, purchased two years ago.

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Bartaman Orders a CROMOMAN 4-1 from Manroland Web Systems15.02.2018

manroland web systems sold a three tower CROMOMAN 4-1 press to Bartaman, one of the leading Bengali language newspapers coming out of the eastern part of the country. The press has been sold with a Service Level Agreement and is the second CROMOMAN 4-1 to be installed in eastern India.

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Newsquest Forges Its Future with Q.I. Press Controls14.02.2018

UK-based media group Newsquest is set to upgrade the automation systems in its Oxford print plant. Aiming to make significant savings in waste, at the same time as improving the quality of the end-product, Newsquest has decided to install the latest systems from Q.I. Press Controls (QIPC), the Dutch specialist in measurement and control systems for the web-offset market. Once this retrofit project has been successfully put through its paces in Oxford, it will be rolled out at other Newsquest sites.

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Durst Launches P5 Next-Generation Technology Platform 14.02.2018

Durst has launched a new printing platform – the P5 series. The first member of the family is the large format printing flagship, P5 250 HS, with shipping starting from April.

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Durst and OMET Unveil XJET Hybrid Printing Solution at Durst Digital Days08.02.2018

Durst and OMET have strengthened their collaboration with the introduction of the new OMET XJet. Powered by Durst, the integrated hybrid solution for a wide range of high-performance labels and packaging printing guarantees flexibility and cost savings.

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Autajon Move Into Digital With Highcon Beam 01.02.2018

Highcon Systems Ltd. announces the sale of a Highcon Beam digital cutting and creasing system to Haubtmann, Autajon packaging site located close to Saint Etienne.

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Kartonsan Selects Greycon for New Production Planning and Mes Systems with SAP31.01.2018

Turkish coated cardboard producer Kartonsan has appointed Greycon to implement its full range of solutions including opt-Studio for production planning, X-Trim for trim optimisation and GreyconMill as Manufacturing Execution System at its facilities in Turkey.

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Dsm Introduces New Feel Experience for Graphic and Packaging Design via Skins®31.01.2018

DSM announces the latest addition to its coating resins portfolio; Skins® by DSM. A special series of resins that enhances a key element for graphic and packaging design; touch.

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Chili Publish and SS&C Present Tailored Software Personalization of CHILI Publisher to the C!Print Audience 31.01.2018

Enhanced functionalities, expanded ecosystem and improved UX take the users of the online editing frontrunner to the next level at stand 1F23 of CHILI publish distributor SS&C.

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QIPC Continues to Expand in India29.01.2018

Q.I. Press Controls (QIPC) continues to thrive on the Indian print market. The Dutch specialist in measurement and control systems for the web offset market recently received five new orders from printing concerns in the Kolkata region of West Bengal: CDC Printers; Sristi Graphic (two separate orders); Darpan Conclave; and NAP Printers. A sixth order was placed by Bhiwandi-based Print Plus. “It is a promising sign that existing clients are satisfied with our products and services.”

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New EFI MarketDirect Customer Engagement Platform for Communication Programming Automation and Cross-media Capabilities25.01.2018

Printing companies, agencies, marketing service providers, educational institutions and small to medium corporations have a new tool to drive integrated customer engagement with EFI™ MarketDirect from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII).

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Fastest Growing Adriatic Printer Selects the ROLAND 700 EVOLUTION23.01.2018

ŠTAMPARIJA TULI has again chosen Manroland Sheetfed to invest in a brand new and fully equipped ROLAND 706 LV EVOLUTION.

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Sun Chemical to Showcase Its Product Portfolio of Solutions for Printed Electronics at LOPEC 201822.01.2018

During LOPEC 2018, Sun Chemical will showcase the latest offerings from its wide portfolio of solutions for printed electronics, displays, electroluminescent lighting, smart sensors, packaging, printed circuit boards, and electronics manufacturing.

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The Future Is 'Now' for Milan-Based Grafiche MG srl19.01.2018

Grafiche MG srl manufactures boxes and display boxes for the pharmaceutical industry - trust, high quality and flexibility are just three of the many characteristics Milan-based Grafiche are well known for by their loyal customers.

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Ovelar Takes Shrink Sleeve Production to the Next Level16.01.2018

Ovelar has again broadened its shrink sleeve production through the addition of a new MPS combination press, its fourth investment from the Dutch press manufacturer for the growing labelling technology. Shrink sleeves has proven to be a lucrative segment for Ovelar, and the company continually invests in innovative shrink sleeve label decoration technologies and actively pursues new applications.

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Merck, SAUERESSIG, Siegwerk and Vrijdag present innovative printing technology at PCD 201810.01.2018

With the motto "Lookxury. Joined Forces Bring Packaging to Life!“ the experts from Merck, SAUERESSIG, Siegwerk and Vrijdag present their jointly developed printing innovation for additive color mixing at the Packaging of Perfume, Cosmetics & Design (PCD) trade fair in Paris.

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Temkin Completes Its Installation of PCMC's Meridian Laser Anilox Cleaner09.01.2018

Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC), part of Barry-Wehmiller, announces that Temkin International Inc. has completed its installation of PCMC’s Meridian laser anilox cleaner.

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Mondi Wins "Best in Flexo" Award08.01.2018

The jury of members of the Italian Technical Association of Flexography (ATIF) has honoured Mondi for the high printing quality of one of their self-standing open-mouth bags with the “Best in Flexo” 2017 Award.

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Flint Group Launches the New Rotec® ULW Bridge 04.01.2018

Flint Group officially launches the new rotec® ULW Bridge to join the lightweight family of sleeves and adapters.

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Christmas Comes Early as Ultima Displays Unveils Durst RHO P10 250 at UK HQ14.12.2017

Ultima Displays has welcomed a new Durst Rho P10 250 at its UK headquarters in Corby, Northamptonshire, which is one of its flagship Centres of Excellence across Europe.

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Italian Label Printer Invests in Fujifilm Flenex Plates06.12.2017

Always looking for an edge and determined to increase production speeds and reduce its environmental impact, La Prensa made the decision in late 2016 to invest in Fujifilm’s Flenex FW water-washable plate solution. Installed earlier in 2017, the advantages have been immediately evident.

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Blair Labeling Installs Esko Automation Engine QuickStart06.12.2017

Installing an effective workflow does not have to be complicated. Within a week, Denver-based Blair Labeling, Inc. installed Esko Automation Engine QuickStart for Labels, and was able to reduce its manual prepress workload by more than 30%, feeding its five flexo presses and new digital press.

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Simple and minimalist with great complexity05.12.2017

In the world of packaging it is sometimes complicated to achieve something that looks simple, minimalist and elegant. The paperboard cartons for Jimmy Choo’s L’EAU that was launched in summer 2017 is a clear example of this. Its colour is pale pink apart from the brand, the name of the contents, and the fact that it is an eau de toilette. Yet the packaging has passed through twelve finishing stages.?

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New QIPC Automation System in EDS Group Printing Plant in Romania27.11.2017

Q.I. Press Controls (QIPC) recently installed a new automation system on a printing press owned by the EDS Group in Brasov, Romania. The order was signed in February 2017 and the press has already been running smoothly and efficiently for a number of months.

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BOSS LOGO is Making Print Sexy with Scodix Ultra Pro Foil19.11.2017

BOSS LOGO Print & Graphics has become the first trade printer in Canada to invest in a Scodix Ultra Pro with the Foil station module, after more than six months of rigorous testing of all of the comparable models on the market.

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Youngstown Business Incubator Selected for XJet Carmel 1400 AM System 15.11.2017

XJet Ltd has selected the Youngstown Business Incubator (YBI) and its partner, Youngstown State University, as its first USA customer for the XJet Carmel 1400 additive manufacturing (AM) system.

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Smurfit Kappa opens new Bag-in-Box® Experience Centre in France 14.11.2017

Smurfit Kappa announces the opening of a new Experience Centre for Bag-in-Box in Épernay, France, the second one for the division.

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Rotocobrhi Purchases Goss Sunday 5000 for Increased Page Count Capability14.11.2017

Rotocobrhi has added a Goss 96-page Sunday 5000 web offset press to their existing installed base in Madrid, Spain. The Goss press will be used to expand Rotocobrhi’s current magazine, retail and catalogue production capabilities to increase page capacity in these markets.

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Nilpeter and Label Systems Partner with The All New FA07.11.2017

Label Systems, Inc. has earned a solid reputation for providing high-quality label products with innovative solutions and good old-fashioned customer service, through nearly 45 years of business. The addition of The All New FA from Nilpeter will jump start their journey into the next 45 years of business.

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Second MPS Flexo Press for Abbey Labels Ltd.01.11.2017

With the first EF 340 MPS installed a little over two years ago, UK-based Abbey Labels Ltd. has added a second EF 340, eight colour MPS press to its fleet. This latest press is the third of five planned investments made by Abbey Labels during 2017.

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