Package Printing News

InverformTM – a new, sustainable paperboard alternative to plastic food trays

Iggesund Paperboard’s new InverformTM  for ready-made food packaging trays ticks all the boxes for sustainability and performance.

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Fedrigoni’s Paper Box: Essential tool for designers, marketing experts and printers

Design and practicality, minimalism and substance, cutting-edge and quality. Paper Box is an elegant, black container with an unexpectedly colourful, vibrant heart, ready to burst. The entire Fedrigoni range of papers is held in the easy-to-use sections, with nearly 900 different types of natural, coated, coloured, white, smooth and embossed papers of all weights, which will turn any paper-based creative project into a reality.

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Köstlin commits to high quality flexographic platemaking

Köstlin Prepress Services of Ditzingen, near Stuttgart in south-west Germany, recently added Miraclon’s Kodak Flexcel NX Ultra Solution to their range of flexo platemaking technologies for high quality packaging printing.

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Bobst launches oneInspection

Bobst has launched oneInspection, an integrated and evolving set of quality control solutions to proactively meet the needs of brand owners and converters, making zero-fault packaging a reality in the labels, flexible packaging, folding carton and corrugated board industries. The new quality control will also provide significant value to packers, retailers and consumers as part of the packaging value chain.

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Awards success sparks a year of innovation at Z Due

In May last year, the senior management at Italian packaging prepress company Z Due travelled to Istanbul for the awards ceremony of the first Global Flexo Innovation Awards. They returned with much more than a Gold Award, because in the space of a few days the Modena-based business, along with fellow award-winner Reproflex3, from the UK, laid the foundation of a collaboration that has already yielded significant benefits to both companies.

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Xeikon Café TV will demonstrate Xeikon’s fleXflow

Xeikon will shortly send out invitations to its upcoming Xeikon Café TV on complete Pouch Production, supported by Xeikon fleXflow. Set to take place on  Thursday 15th October and a ‘must attend’ for all label converters, Xeikon product experts will be on hand to offer their knowledge, deeper understanding and advice on the whole process required for successful digital pouch production.

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FFP Packaging wins ‘Best in Show’ entry at EFIA Awards

Asahi Photoproducts is delighted to congratulate its customer FFP Packaging Solutions as winner of ‘Best in Show’ at the recent EFIA Awards 2020. FFP’s entry won Gold in the category ‘Flexo on Film – Reverse Print Wide’ using Asahi’s AWPTM-1.14 plates to achieve the high quality results. FFP’s entry ‘Juicy Meat Company, Large Beef, Easy Cook Pouch’ was acclaimed for superior design and excellent quality printing in CMYK, achieving exceptional density in the black areas alongside perfect soft highlights.

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Kroha renews its sheetfed offset machinery base

Packaging producer Kroha from Miesbach in the south of Germany is a long-standing user of sheetfed offset presses from Koenig & Bauer. Just a year ago, one of two Rapida 106 presses dating from 2008 was replaced with a brand new model. This six-colour Rapida 106 in a double-coating configuration now bears the main workload in the print centre.

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Acquisition: Durst acquires majority stake in Vanguard Digital Printing

Durst, manufacturer of advanced digital printing and production technologies, is strengthening its position in the US Graphics Industry with the acquisition of a majority stake in Vanguard Digital Printing Systems, headquartered in Lawrenceville, Georgia/USA.

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Reusability of paper bags promoted by third European Paper Bag Day

With various activities throughout Europe, the European Paper Bag Day will take place for the third time on 18 October. The annual action day raises awareness of paper carrier bags as a sustainable and efficient packaging option that helps consumers to avoid littering and minimise negative impacts on the environment. This year’s edition will centre around the reusability of paper bags.

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Scodix launches expanded digital enhancement portfolio

Scodix announces the commercial launch of the next generation of its Ultra Digital Enhancement Press Series, consisting of six presses, each targeted to a specific market segment. Having demonstrated its expertise in equipment for the commercial, packaging and W2P markets, Scodix has developed the Ultra Press Series to fully address the needs of each sector.

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Fotolito Veneta: Success through vision and innovative flexo technology

Since it was founded in 1969 in Verona by Giulio Storace, through a combination of vision and innovation, Fotolito Veneta has grown to become one of the biggest packaging businesses in Italy – though it counts Europe as its domestic market and is able to guarantee next day delivery of its flexo plates to countries such as Britain, Poland, Greece and Spain.

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