Package Printing News

SIG signs CEO call for governments to align COVID-19 recovery with latest climate science

SIG and other companies committed to science-based climate action have released a joint Recover Better statement, which calls on governments around the world to match their ambition to achieve a zero-carbon economy by aligning COVID-19 economic aid and recovery efforts with the latest climate science.

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Envases Group acquires multi-substrate Nilpeter FA-22 for Buenos Aires plant

Argentinian packaging holding, Envases Group, has aquired a Nilpeter FA-22 Multi-Substrate Press to further build on their leading status in the South American region. Envases Group has plants in Buenos Aires, San Luis and in Cartagena, Colombia, and specializes in aerosol aluminium and tinplate cans. Last year, the company launched a new pharmaceutical packaging division with the acquisition of the only roll-to-roll Hapa digital printer in Latin America.

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Lecta now operating under the ISO 45001 standard

Lecta has successfully completed the adaptation process of OHSAS 18001 certification to the new ISO 45001 standard for Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems in all its manufacturing sites as planned. The new international certification will replace OHSAS 18001 starting in March 2021. Lecta has completed its transition smoothly and with ample time for transition.

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Flint Group introduces new Flat Top Dot Plate for the corrugated post-print market

With nyloflex®, FTL Digital Flint Group announced the launch of a very low durometer flat top dot flexographic printing plate for printing on sustainable substrates with a higher content of recycled fibers and other paper and board applications in combination with water based inks. The core advantage of this new plate is the out-of-the-box reliable performance in fluting reduction in corrugated post-print e.g. delivering a very appealing print performance on substrates like uncoated test liners or kraft liners in combination with a B flute.

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Screen strengthens lineup for package printing market as part of strategic business plan

Screen Graphic Solutions Co., Ltd. has announced plans to target the package printing field as a strategic business area and progressively strengthen its product lineup and solution development for this market.

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Italian metal decoration printer drives forward digital possibilities in partnership with Fujifilm

STA s.r.l., based near Turin in northern Italy is a metal decoration printing specialist and wholly owned subsidiary company of Emmeti s.r.l which is the exclusive supplier of ICAS Spa – a cap and wire manufacturer for sparkling wine and Champagne bottles. The 1.4 billion caps and wire cages the company produces annually, and exports all around the world, represent, according to them, approximately 70% of total global market share.

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Film + Flexo = The future

Somebody once memorably remarked that “If you always do what you’ve always done, you’ll always get what you’ve always got.” Who actually said it is open to debate - it’s been attributed to Albert Einstein and Henry Ford, among others - but there’s no doubting its wisdom.

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Screen develops high-speed, water-based inkjet system for flexible packaging

Screen Graphic Solutions Co., Ltd. (Screen GA) has finalized development of its PacJet FL830, a new high-speed, water-based inkjet system specifically designed for the flexible packaging market. The PacJet FL830 is currently scheduled for release around March 2021.

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Rotocontrol and Domino partner to expand capabilities in hybrid label printing and finishing

Rotocontrol and Domino have partnered to offer label printers and converters expanded capabilities and value-added differentiation in hybrid label printing and finishing. The new inline hybrid solution featuring the Rotocontrol DT-340 digital label finishing machine with an integrated Domino N610i label press will be featured in Rotocontrol’s new headquarters and demo center in Siek, Germany with a grand opening planned for this June. EMT/Rotocontrol in Green Bay, USA will also feature this complete ink jet hybrid finishing press in June at the grand opening of its new demo center.

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Fabio Perini in Bologna: the relaunch comes from Research & Development, Industry 4.0 and “green” products

Fabio Perini relaunches the Bologna plant dedicated to packaging under the Casmatic brand, thanks to an industrial plan that focuses on Research & Development (including new employees), Industry 4.0 opportunities and “green” products.

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Henkel enables recyclable paper packaging with new Loctite Liofol HS 2809-22 RE

When it comes to the overall recyclability of a packaging, the choice of packaging substrates is typically being discussed. As an actor in adhesives and coatings for the packaging industry, Henkel is committed to actively support a circular economy by working closely with their partners to develop solutions that are both sustainable and functional. After launching its RE range that is “designed for recycling” last year, the company is now expanding the range with Loctite Liofol HS 2809-22 RE. The heat seal coating, which is certified for its recyclablity with paper, redefines how packaging can be designed.

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Heidelberg #We4You

Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) has responded as quickly as possible to the difficult conditions caused by the global corona pandemic and is doing its utmost to support its customers in the packaging, label and commercial printing sectors. The company is promoting the search for creative and flexible solutions at all levels. This is how for example the series "Expert Talk with Print Media Center Atlanta" came to life, where, starting the first week of May, first-hand expert knowledge is shared by the employees at Heidelberg USA. There are also examples of customers and stories of how they are meeting the crisis with creative and flexible solutions.

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