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Miraclon announces return of Global Flexo Innovation Awards

Miraclon, home of Kodak Flexcel Solutions, announces the return of the Global Flexo Innovation Awards to honor companies that are at the forefront of the transformation of the flexo industry. Christopher Horton, former senior vice president of SGS, will chair the independent international judging panel that will comprise a rich selection of flexo industry influencers, technical experts and CPGs.

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Third RotaJet for decor printer

Interprint GmbH from Arnsberg, Germany, since October 2019 a member of the Toppan Group, is continuing its successful investment strategy in digital print. The company recently ordered yet another RotaJet digital web press from Koenig & Bauer. The new press is scheduled to enter production in the first half of 2021. With the RotaJet 225, Interprint will be able to process web widths up to 225 cm.

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Syntegon Technology brings interpack booth to customers’ desks

Following the announcement by Messe Duesseldorf that interpack 2020, which was scheduled for May, will be postponed to next year, Syntegon Technology will present its latest processing and packaging technology on a virtual exhibition booth from 7 to 13 May 2020. The online presence will cover digital product presentations and individual contact opportunities with the experts from Syntegon Technology, who will inform both customers and media representatives about the company’s intelligent and sustainable solutions.

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Dion Label Printing purchases another MPS flexo press

Dion Label Printing, based in Westfield, MA, USA, recently purchased their third MPS flexo press, an EFA+ 430 fully automated multi-substrate press. During the Grand Opening of MPS North America’s new Technology & Expertise Center in Philadelphia, MPS North America and Dion Label Printing advanced close ties when the deal for the new MPS EFA+ press was signed.

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Printed electronics expects another year of growth

The signs are still set for growth in the organic and printed electronics industry. This is the clear message to result from the latest business climate survey conducted by the OE-A (Organic and Printed Electronics Association), a working group within VDMA. 90 percent of the survey participants expect the industry to continue its positive development in the coming year. The worldwide crisis caused by Covid-19 will however not leave companies unaffected.

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Corona Virus: interpack 2020 postponed

Messe Düsseldorf is postponing the leading international trade fair interpack. It will now take place from 25 February to 3 March 2021. In doing so, Messe Düsseldorf is following the recommendation of the crisis management team of the German Federal Government to take into account the principles of the Robert Koch Institute when assessing the risk of major events. Based on this recommendation and the recent significant increase in the number of people infected with the new corona virus (SARS-CoV-2), including in Europe, Messe Düsseldorf has reassessed the situation. In addition, there is the general ruling issued by the city of Düsseldorf on 11 March 2020, in which major events with more than 1,000 participants present at the same time are generally prohibited.

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Coronavirus continues to spread: drupa postponed to April 2021

The drupa trade fair scheduled for 16-26 June 2020 will be postponed to 20-30 April 2021. In doing so, Messe Düsseldorf is following the recommendation of the crisis management team of the German Federal Government to take into account the principles of the Robert Koch Institute when assessing the risk of major events. Based on this recommendation and the recent significant increase in the number of people infected with the new corona virus (SARS-CoV-2), including in Europe, Messe Düsseldorf has reassessed the situation. In addition, there is the general ruling issued by the city of Düsseldorf on 11 March 2020, in which major events with more than 1,000 participants present at the same time are generally prohibited.

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Triple machine buy for TEA Adhesivos through Rotocon Europe

Spanish label printer TEA Adhesivos Industriales has heavily invested in digital label printing and finishing of labels and booklets with a stellar triple equipment purchase through Santiago Pérez of Rotocon Europe. The deal was secured on the Rotocontrol stand during Labelexpo Europe.

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Too Good to Google

John Good Ltd., located in the English city of Rugby, specializes in programs. With a new Primera MC saddle stitcher from Muller Martini the company now produces even faster than before.

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Koenig & Bauer receives “Company to Watch” award

At the Fifth Annual Digital Packaging Summit, which was held in Ponte Vedra Beach/Florida in November 2019, Koenig & Bauer was honoured with the coveted “Company to Watch” award. The three-day event is organised and coordinated by NAPCO Media and the magazine Packaging Impressions, and played host to 95 executives from the printing and packaging industries who were keen to find out about the latest developments in digital technologies for use in packaging printing. During the event, the attendees were also asked to vote for the company which they considered the “Company to Watch”.

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Corex at Interpack

Corex and Blue Box Partners (BBP) will share a stand at Europe’s leading packaging show to underline the importance of sustainability and highlight their collaborative expertise to deliver a partnership for paper-based packaging solutions.

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“With Eclipse, we start up 40% faster”

Danish printer Kandrup recently converted to Agfa’s process-free printing plate Eclipse. They value the fact that the plate keeps their press clean, on top of its great contrast and scratch resistance. Kandrup Bogtrykkeri A/S is a family-owned company with nearly hundred years of history, located in the Danish capital Copenhagen. The company handles a variety of short-run commercial print jobs, both in offset and in digital printing. They also take care of layouting and finishing tasks. Kandrup has been an Agfa customer for more than ten years and owns a full-fletched Agfa prepress solution, consisting of a platesetter, printing plates with matching fountain solution, as well as workflow, impositioning and quality enhancement software.

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