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The SigmaLine III is now multifunctional

Pre-gathering, variable folding, dynamic mode for trimming – the SigmaLine III digital book block solution from Muller Martini, which is predestined for ultra-short runs, enables new and varied forms of production.

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Meech announces launch of SmartControl Touch

Meech has formally unveiled its newest remote monitoring solution, SmartControl Touch. An advancement of Meech’s SmartControl device – the new unit allows users to monitor, control and adjust the performance of multiple connected Hyperion ionising bars and sensors via an integrated touchscreen; or remotely via a mobile phone, tablet, or desktop.

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More than 350 plate changes per shift

It is now been a year since Druckerei Rindt first fired up its eight-colour Rapida 106 with an additional inline coater and perfecting unit for 4-over-4 production at its printshop in Fulda. And that's now the second time that this German print company, a member of the Parzeller media group, has opted for a Rapida press equipped to combine perfecting and finishing. Koenig & Bauer presses in various configurations have formed the backbone of the company's facilities for more than 16 years. Seven presses have been purchased to date, three of which the company is now using in three-shift operation.

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Tapping into new markets for newspaper printing

The printing plant at Somedia Partner AG in Haag in eastern Switzerland is targeting new markets with state-of-the-art printing and finishing technology. Thanks to a StreamStitch stitching system and an SNT-50 trimming drum from Ferag, the plant is now also able to manufacture newspaper-like products that go beyond classic daily and weekly newspapers.

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InterPack

The date for interpack 2023 is set!

The next interpack will take place from 04 to 10 May 2023 at the Düsseldorf Trade Fair Centre. Messe Düsseldorf set this date in agreement with its partners and committees. Interested companies from the packaging sector and the associated processing industry will be able to register online at www.interpack.com from the end of March/beginning of April provided all goes to plan.

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AR Packaging acquires Firstan Holdings Ltd

AR Packaging broadens its offering to the UK food and healthcare customers by adding local folding carton production through the acquisition of Firstan Holdings Ltd, including its subsidiary Firstan Limited. This strategic move makes the Group a key multi-category provider of folding cartons, flexibles and fibre-based containers in the UK.

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The first CorruFLEX off to a successful start

The Thimm Group has successfully installed its first CorruFLEX from Koenig & Bauer. The new press started operating at the works in Sibiu in Romania at the end of last year, marking the fulfilment of a contract signed in December 2019.

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A reinterpretation of Picasso's Guernica

A world-famous painting reworked by celebrated Spanish photographer and artist José Manuel Ballester and printed by Durst is the star attraction at a special exhibition. For the first time, a modified Guernica - originally painted by artist Pablo Picasso - has been printed full-size using advanced digital printing and production technologies from Durst.

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‘Goood’ results for Interquell with Mondi’s paper-based FlexiBags

Mondi is launching two new paper-based bags for German pet food producer Interquell, delivering both “consumer convenience and sustainability benefits”.

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The world's first Prinova for Rapidocolor Printing

After the world's first start-up of a new Prinova saddle stitcher from Muller Martini coming February, Rapidocolor Printing in Bucharest aims to become the Romanian market leader for technical manuals.

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Graphic Visual Solutions hits higher standards with Agfa’s PressTune and InkTune

Graphic Visual Solutions (Graphic) was founded in 1985 and has steadily grown to become one of the most comprehensive, state-of-the-art printing, packaging, and imaging facilities in the Southeast. The company’s core capabilities include printed materials, labels and packaging, cross-media campaigns, wide-format graphics, direct mail marketing, fulfillment, logistics, and creative services.

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drupa

Registration opens for virtual.drupa 2021

Drupa exhibitors and interested companies from the international printing industry now have the opportunity to register for participation in virtual.drupa. After the face-to-face format of the world's leading trade fair had to be cancelled due to the Corona pandemic, drupa will now take place in a virtual format from 20-23 April 2021. During the four-day online show, companies will present themselves and their products to the global print community, interact and reactivate their business by generating important leads and sharing expert knowledge.

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