PRODUCT NEWS

Customized Christmas greetings for everyone13.12.2019

Christmas is just around the corner. Personalized attention and cards are an important part of emotionally charging the anticipation in both the private and business spheres. Printing companies with innovative applications whose offerings cover a wide spectrum are the ones in demand here. The digital printing systems from Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) – the Primefire 106 , the Versafire , and the Gallus Labelfire – make it possible to create personalized and customized printed products whose creativity and quality make them stand out and hit home.

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First Ultrastream powered press sold11.12.2019

Kodak is introducing its Ultrastream technology in the new Uteco Sapphire EVO W, the first flexible packaging press to enter the market using Kodak’s latest continuous inkjet technology. The first Ultrastream system with a print width of 1.25 meters has been sold into the market in advance of its expected debut at drupa 2020 in Dusseldorf, Germany with a healthy pipeline of active prospects. The wide format of the new Sapphire EVO W allows brands to leverage digital printing in their traditional flexographic print formats.

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Inkcups at the 2020 PSI Show06.12.2019

At the upcoming 2020 PSI Show, Inkcups will present versatile digital and analog printing solutions for promotional products. The leading European trade show for the promotional products industry will take place from January 7 to 9, 2020 at the Messe Dusseldorf Exhibition Center in Germany. As part of a drive to further strengthen its presence in the European market, 2020 will be the fourth year running that Inkcups will exhibit at the PSI Show. Its team of service technicians is simultaneously being expanded in Germany as activities in Europe are growing.

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New special paper Prostraw by Drewsen04.12.2019

Plastic drinking straws are one of the single use products that will be banned in a European directive from 2021. Drewsen, in partnership with paper straw manufacturers, have successfully developed an alternative to plastic straws: Prostraw, which provides high water resistance and absolute safety for direct food contact.

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High power UV-LED systems for 3D printing03.12.2019

Innovations in Optics, Inc. offers total solutions that pair high-power UV-LED Illuminators with Precision Driver/Controllers for Digital Light Processing (DLP®) applications in 3D Printing and Maskless Photolithography. The UV-LED technology offers more reliable and economical advantages over lasers and arc lamps in UV DLP systems. Optical power from these UV-LED systems can exceed 35 Watts of incident flux onto the active area of the DLP.

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Feldmuehle: Products from one source in 202028.11.2019

Feldmuehle GmbH, manufacturer of label and flexible packaging papers, launched already in 2009 the new development of a label paper with 40 percent waste paper content (LabelSet PCW). As part of Feldmuehle’s realignment and the discussion on sustainability, work is underway to develop new papers based on recycling fibres. From the second quarter of 2020, the portfolio will be expanded by another wet-strength label paper and will be available to the market.

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Xeikon at Labelexpo Asia 201922.11.2019

Xeikon, a global innovator of digital printing technology, will present its latest innovations at Labelexpo Asia 2019. After a highly successful Labelexpo Europe in September of this year and an equally successful attendance at Printing United in Dallas in the US in October, Xeikon is committed to reaching out to the printers and converters in Asia Pacific and therefore attending this key event in Shanghai.

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FOGRA approval for Millennium HSW-500 EU12.11.2019

Tower Products Europe, manufacturer of environmentally sensitive pressroom chemistry, has obtained an approval from FOGRA for Millennium HSW-500 EU, a first class fountain solution that maximizes the performance of printers running all types of plates, inks and fountain systems.

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Xeikon CX500 launched at Printing United 201906.11.2019

It was hard to miss Xeikon at its prime location during the first Printing United trade show, held from October 23 to 25 in Dallas. The event marked the North American debut of the company’s CX500 product, and its Wall Deco Discovery solution.

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Sun Chemical at InPrint Munich 201905.11.2019

Sun Chemical will exhibit its portfolio for functional, industrial and specialty print applications suitable for a broad range of market sectors at InPrint 2019, in Munich, Germany, from 12 to 14 November on stand 246 in Hall A6. SunJet, the global inkjet brand of Sun Chemical and DIC, will demonstrate its most recent developments in inkjet chemistry and its ability to collaborate on development projects with OEM partners, system integrators and printhead manufacturers for current and future applications across a number of market sectors, including graphics, décor, textile, industrial and packaging.

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Innovation for sustainable packaging solutions01.11.2019

With the increased global push for environmentally friendly and sustainable paper-based packaging solutions, Sappi has made great strides in developing breakthrough proprietary barrier technology to offer new opportunities to satisfy this need. These unique solutions enabled Sappi to closely collaborate with the world’s largest food and beverage company, Nestlé, to support the launch of the YES! snack bar wrapped in recyclable paper. Sappi worked in partnership with Nestlé and packaging supplier, Constantia Flexibles to develop solutions suitable for recyclable paper production processes.

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UL-certified flame-retardant PA6/66 material01.11.2019

Royal DSM, a global science-based company in Nutrition, Health and Sustainable Living, today announced the release of a new flame-retardant filament material, Novamid® AM1030 FR, the first UL Blue Card-certified filament for open systems. The material enables new applications in the automotive and electronics sectors, amongst others.

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Breadth of ink solutions at InPrint Munich01.11.2019

Nazdar Ink Technologies will once again be exhibiting at InPrint - the industrial print show - this November, showcasing its wide range of UV-LED, traditional UV, solvent and aqueous ink formulations to attendees. The Munich Trade Fair Centre, Germany, is the venue for this year's event which takes place between 12th and 14th November.

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SIG launches combistyle29.10.2019

SIG continues to innovate and address consumers’ ever-changing needs with the launch of its unique combistyle carton pack. Featuring a distinctively shaped corner to ensure on-shelf differentiation, combistyle offers instant consumer appeal, added functionality and more convenience.

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Agfa to showcase industrial printing applications28.10.2019

At InPrint 2019 (Munich, November 12-14), ink expert Agfa will show how inkjet printing lends itself perfectly to integration in a wide variety of highly demanding industrial production environments, as it delivers the speed and flexibility that brands are looking for to meet their customers’ challenging and varying requirements.

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Durst launches Rho 2500 modular series23.10.2019

Durst, manufacturer of advanced digital printing and production technologies, will use its booth #7816 at Printing United in Dallas, Texas, from 23-25 October 2019 as the launchpad for the new Rho 2500 Series as well as showing the award-winning Durst P5 350 printer in North America for the first time.

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Clariant launches new bio-based additives21.10.2019

Clariant unveils new high-performance additives promoting reduction in the consumption of fossil resources, to support the creation of value chain cycles which utilize viable and sustainable renewable sources and combat climate change.

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Inkjet-printed laminate flooring and furniture21.10.2019

At InPrint 2019, inkjet ink expert Agfa and laminate manufacturer Unilin will show how the combination of water-based primers and inkjet inks delivers a breakthrough for digital production printing of laminate flooring and furniture. Unilin and Agfa joined forces to investigate the feasibility of deploying inkjet printing for high-volume, high-speed production printing of decor paper used for laminate flooring and furniture.

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Solutions for Security Printing17.10.2019

Baldwin Vision Systems (BVS) will unveil its complete printing and inspection solution at the SecurityPrinters Banknotes + Identity conference, October 23-25 in Copenhagen, Denmark at Booth 100. “What makes our solution unique in the industry,” according to Isaam Lutfiyya, BVS Director of Global Sales & Marketing, “is that you can easily configure a complete system with components from the best technology manufacturers in our industry. Yet, you will have one single point of accountability for installation, training and support - rather than having to deal with multiple suppliers.”

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Sun Chemical at K 201916.10.2019

Sun Chemical and its German screen printing division, Coates Screen Inks GmbH, will showcase its comprehensive portfolio of specialty inks for numerous functional, industrial and graphic applications on stand C63-01, hall 4 at K 2019, which takes place from 16th to 23rd October in Dusseldorf Germany.

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Agfa: New Asecuri workflow and Fortuna X216.10.2019

Agfa automates high-security printing with the latest addition to its printing software offering: Asecuri, the all-in-one prepress workflow. Simultaneously, it also updated Fortuna, its complete high-security printing design software suite.

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Koenig & Bauer at K 201914.10.2019

Koenig & Bauer will again be presenting a multitude of new tailored and future-oriented solutions for its customers at this year’s K fair in Düsseldorf. A joint stand measuring 350 m² has been reserved in Hall 4 (B11) as the platform for Koenig & Bauer Kammann and Koenig & Bauer Flexotecnica to showcase a broad portfolio of products for the decoration of hollow containers made of glass, metal and plastic and for the printing of flexible packaging. There will be several live demonstrations of the new Evo XC from Flexotecnica and the K15 M18 from Kammann during the course of each day.

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Lecta at the Frankfurt Book Fair14.10.2019

Once again, Lecta returns to the Frankfurt Book Fair, to be held from October 16-20th. At this international event, the most important commercial platform for the publishing industry, Lecta will showcase the advantages of its range of premium publishing papers that, thanks to their distinctive characteristics and finishes, ensure excellent printing results.

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Retrofit trends and tailored solutions10.10.2019

Every Printing house is sooner or later faced with the decision: retrofit or new investment? Basically, almost any existing press, independent of age or manufacturer, can be transformed into such a condition that it meets current customer expectations. The most significant benefits of a retrofit are obvious: it secures the press availability of the existing system for many years to come and it reduces operating costs, thanks to improved spare part availability. And it doesn't always have to be a comprehensive and expensive retrofit.

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BASF 3D Printing Solutions at K 2019 09.10.2019

BASF 3D Printing Solutions (B3DPS) will be exhibiting for the second time at K 2019 in Düsseldorf, Germany. At the world’s biggest trade show for plastics and rubber industry, B3DPS will be welcoming visitors from October 16 through 23 at the BASF SE stand C21/D21 in Hall 5 and presenting its extensive portfolio of 3D printing materials and service solutions aiming at enabling industrial additive manufacturing at scale. What’s more, the company’s 3D printing experts will be offering insights into the latest technological innovations and application developments in the “competencies” section.

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Sonora Plate Savings Estimator04.10.2019

Investing in new technology is one of the most important decisions a business faces when considering how to improve their operations. For an increasing number of printers, switching to Kodak Sonora Process Free Plates is an investment that is having a positive impact, delivering greater operational efficiencies and a clear Return on Investment (ROI).

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New Algro Design portfolio from Sappi02.10.2019

Communicating brand values and product characteristics in an emotional way and staging them in an appropriate manner is becoming increasingly important for brand manufacturers. To connect with the end consumer, they need to have paperboards that enhance the visual and tactile experience. In response to these needs, Sappi is now introducing the next generation of its popular and proven Algro Design portfolio – with an enhanced paperboard version and a change of name.

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Variable design solution for brand protection30.09.2019

HP Indigo and Agfa announced at Labelexpo 2019 a unique variable design security solution for brand protection and security printing. HP Indigo Secure Studio Powered by Agfa creates unique graphic designs with endless variations. The solution makes its debut at the HP Indigo Secure area on the HP Stand in the Patio.

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Domino launches new after-sales solutions30.09.2019

To complement 41 years’ heritage of developing proven and reliable digital ink jet printing solutions, and in their “continuous quest to provide their customers with added value services that help to grow their businesses”, Domino Digital Printing Solutions has launched two new after-sales solutions at Labelexpo Europe in Brussels last week.

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LEDcure paves its way into rotary printing27.09.2019

UV curing specialist IST Metz will be presenting its LEDcure high-performance LED system for rotary printing at the World Publishing Expo in Berlin on 8 and 9 October in Hall 21a, Stand E.15. A clever modular basic concept in combination with its extremely robust and compact design allows the user maximum flexibility and versatility in economical operation.

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Quick-change plastic doctor blade system26.09.2019

Tresu, manufacturer of chamber doctor blade systems, and Flexo Concepts® have collaborated to introduce a programme of plastic doctor blades with specially designed clamping systems that enable fast, safe exchange and easy integration with chamber doctor blades.

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A colorful future for biodegradable plastics25.09.2019

A colorful future is in reach for biodegradable plastics. Clariant brings it even closer with the launch of a range of 25 organic pigments for biodegradable and compostable polymers which are compliant with the European Norm 13432 opening up color options and the appeal of organically recyclable packaging.

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Xeikon: New ‘smart label’ solution at Labelexpo24.09.2019

Showcasing at Labelexpo 2019, Xeikon will present its latest advancements in labeling technology, a new ‘smart label’ solution developed and created in partnership with UPM Raflatac and Magic Add. Demonstrations will be held on both Xeikon and UPM Raflatac’s stands at the show. The cloud-based application enables track and trace capability for labels; it is designed to help brand owners wanting to bring labels and packaging online, they are now better able to measure the success of their campaigns or to control the supply chain.

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Inkcups at K 2019 and InPrint Munich 201923.09.2019

This fall, Inkcups will present high performance, industrial digital inkjet systems for 360-degree printing on cylindrical (straight-walled) and tapered items made from plastic, metal, glass, and other materials at two major international trade shows in Germany. The Inkcups systems for direct-to-shape printing will be on show at K 2019 (from October 16 to 23 in Dusseldorf), and InPrint (from November 12 to 14 in Munich).

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New Xeikon fleXflow at Labelexpo20.09.2019

With an omnipresence throughout the show and in all zones, Xeikon is pleased to participate in the Flexible Packaging Arena and present its new fleXflow for pouch production. Designed to create new business opportunities for label converters, fleXflow is one of four of Xeikon’s full production lines at the show. Xeikon’s powerful X-800 Digital Front End printing will drive the pouch production line on a Xeikon CX500 dry toner, an industrial digital press with inline thermal lamination on a Xeikon LCoat500 and inline packaging construction.

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Tresu: D3P carbon fibre chamber doctor blade20.09.2019

Flexo equipment and machine manufacturer Tresu introduces the D3P carbon fibre chamber doctor blade, enabling quality-assured, high-speed printing with reduced manual intervention for mid-web applications such as paperboard and flexible packaging.

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Kodak at IFRA World Publishing Expo 201918.09.2019

At the upcoming IFRA World Publishing Expo, October 8 and 9, 2019, Berlin, Germany, Kodak will underline its continued commitment to the newspaper industry. Kodak professional experts will attend Stand D.10 in Hall 21 to communicate the latest on advanced technologies for newspaper platemaking, sustainable plates and leading inkjet technology for digital newspaper production.

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New range of Adestor hot-melt adhesives17.09.2019

Lecta is expanding its Adestor self-adhesive product portfolio with the launch of a new range of rubber-based Adestor Hot-Melt adhesives for excellent performance in these applications. Initially, the new range comprises three adhesives: Adestor HM100 and Adestor HM300 ?for the food sector, ?specifically for labelling under chilled or frozen conditions, and Adestor HM200L, developed for labelling the most frequently used surfaces in logistics and retail applications.

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Industry 4.0 and IoT Connected Process17.09.2019

Baldwin Technology Company will take the wraps off next-generation color management, surface treatment, UV / LED curing, inspection, defect detection and Industry 4.0-based analytics solutions at LabelExpo Europe 2019, the leading trade event for the label and packaging industries worldwide.

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Setting trends with sustainable solutions16.09.2019

To be close to the market and to anticipate customers’ needs: this is what Sappi, manufacturer of innovative sublimation, printing and speciality papers, is known for. At this year’s Printing United tradeshow in Dallas, Texas (USA), Sappi is going to present its new Transjet Drive dye sublimation paper at booth 5123 from 23 to 25 October as well as different papers for large format inkjet printing. In addition, Sappi’s Ultracast casting and release papers will be shown. These products deliver superior textures with 100% replication for a wide range of aesthetic and functional applications.

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Flint Group Narrow Web at Labelexpo 201916.09.2019

During Labelexpo 2019, Flint Group Narrow Web will demonstrate the latest advances to the VIVO Colour Solutions, showcase the newest inks and coatings for food packaging applications, and unveil recent developments in the UV LED cured portfolio, including our Dual-Cure technology. Also on display at stand 28 in hall 5C will be several examples of flexible packaging constructions as well as prints made from our full portfolio of UV curable inks.

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Prices increase for wet strength label paper13.09.2019

Feldmuehle GmbH, manufacturer of label and flexible packaging papers, will increase prices for wet strength label paper qualities by 5% as of Jan 2020. The move is driven by a continued reduction of stock levels in conjunction with rising demand. The ecological measures on recycling have decreased the common uses of plastic based products in order to be substituted by paper-based options, less harmful for the environment.

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Inkcups introduces T2 and BB Series13.09.2019

Inkcups announces the release of two new digital inks, the T2 and BB Series. The T2 digital ink is specially designed for Tritan™ plastic and is the only digital ink for this substrate that does not require pre-treatment. After a rigorous testing process, Inkcups has formulated the ideal ink for drinkware manufacturers who want to speed up their operations while ensuring exceptional adhesion to Tritan™ products.

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Nazdar releases 184v2 Series solvent inkjet ink11.09.2019

Nazdar Ink Technologies has announced the launch of the new 184v2 Series solvent inkjet inks. Initially available in EMEA, the new inks have been designed specifically for use in Mimaki™ digital printers using Mimaki BS4 ink. The new improved 184v2 Series ink formulations deliver an exceptionally close colour match, improved jetting stability at high print speeds, and a faster drying time than their predecessors. Like all Nazdar's high quality alternative ink solutions, they offer “comparable or improved performance than OEM inks, at a lower price point”.

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Xerox to distribute Color-Logic PMC System11.09.2019

Effective immediately, the Color-Logic Process Metallic Color System will be sold by Xerox operating in EMEA as an option with the Xerox Iridesse™ press - the only digital press that can print metallic gold, metallic silver, white, and clear dry inks, as well as conventional CMYK. Color-Logic is a commercially available color communication system providing 250 metallic colors when using CMYK with silver ink or CMYK with white ink on metallic substrate.

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Heaford at Labelexpo Europe10.09.2019

Following its clean sweep at Labelexpo Americas last year, JM Heaford, supplier of mounting and proofing solutions for the tag and label, flexible packaging, corrugated and gravure markets, is planning for another successful Labelexpo show in Brussels (September 24-27). Having sold all three mounters off the stand in Chicago last September, the company anticipates similar interest for its scalable range of productivity boosters in Europe.

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SunPak FSP inks set new standard09.09.2019

Sun Chemical announced that its flagship food packaging offset inkset, SunPak® FSP, which is based on renewable bio-based materials, has achieved a new standard in eco-friendliness through a combination of compliance and sustainability. Not only is the popular inkset, which has achieved double digit sales growth across Europe each year since its launch, fully compliant with all existing food packaging legislation worldwide, but it has also been independently tested to prove the high level of its environmental sustainability.

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Durst brings Software Ecosystem to FachPack04.09.2019

Durst, manufacturer of digital printing and production technologies, will be in Hall 8, Stand 300, at FachPack 2019 in Nuremberg, Germany, from 24 to 26 September. The Corrugated Packaging & Display Printing segment in conjunction with Durst Professional Services (DPS) will present the comprehensive Software Ecosystem with the Workflow and Smart Shop Solutions. At the Durst booth, visitors have opportunities to learn about the integrated "Pixel to Output" concept, from data input to the final product, and to have demonstrations of the processes.

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Walki upgrades green solutions for OOH sector03.09.2019

Walki is introducing upgrades of its Walki Print Media XXL family of products for sustainable out of home advertising billboards. Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) has for many decades been the preferred material for Out-of-Home (OOH) advertising billboards and banners despite posing substantial environmental risks. Its manufacturing process produces chlorine gas, while its disposal also releases dangerous toxins into the environment. The material is not biodegradable and hard to recycle and hence the only disposal options are either incineration or dumping it in landfills.

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EF Symjet press to be launched at Labelexpo02.09.2019

MPS and Domino are set to launch a wider version of their successful hybrid MPS EF Symjet press. Coming in a width of 17” / 430 mm, the new Domino N617i unit is fully integrated in the established MPS EFA flexo platform.

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Ink Quality Control system at K 201927.08.2019

Gama International will launch its G1000 automatic ink quality control system at K 2019 in Dusseldorf, 16th-23rd October, at Hall 10, stand H26. For the company, the G1000 represents its top of the ink control systems line, fully customizable.

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IST Metz introduces new LED system27.08.2019

At Labelexpo Europe, which takes place from 24 to 27 September in Brussels, UV system manufacturer IST Metz will present its new LEDcure SCR LED system for retrofitting label printing presses at Stand D21 in Hall 5. The LEDcure SCR meets the requirements of label production and can be easily integrated into existing printing presses.

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Flint Group Packaging at Labelexpo26.08.2019

Building on the success of ThermoFlexX digital imagers and Woodpecker Nano screening technology, Xeikon Prepress is launching a new and integrated prepress solution for digital flexo plates. Since Xeikon Prepress, as part of Xeikon, joined Flint Group in 2015, the two divisions combined forces in developing highly automated imaging devices and invested further into mutual R&D projects. Woodpecker Nano, a technology to create surface microstructures, is one of the innovations that was launched in April this year as a result of the unique expertise exchange between Xeikon Prepress and Flint Group’s Flexographic division.

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A Refined Premiere at Labelexpo26.08.2019

Refine Finishing will make their official Labelexpo Europe debut in 2019. Following the company rebranding from Werosys to Refine, the Danish machine manufacturer has introduced a new, streamlined product program with smart, software-based converting solutions, which they look forward to sharing with the many visitors at the 40th anniversary edition of Labelexpo Europe.

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Thermal nyloflex® XAH Digital Plate21.08.2019

The nyloflex® XAH Digital, a hard round top dot plate with a smooth surface, is the latest addition to Flint Group’s fast-growing line of nyloflex® thermal printing plates designed specifically for use in its nyloflex® Xpress Thermal Processor. The new flexographic plate is formulated with a special AIF technology that keeps plates cleaner on press and results in faster print runs with fewer press stops.

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Mailroom technology from Ferag13.08.2019

Nowadays, innovative newspaper publishers invest in highly versatile mailroom systems that allow for a much broader product portfolio. With its pioneering technology and product ideas, Ferag has paved the way here for many years. With this in mind, the company from Hinwil in Switzerland will be at the World Publishing Expo 2019 (IFRA Expo & Conference) on 8 and 9 October 2019, with their motto “Flexible technology for flexible orders”. Ferag will not only be presenting its precisely coordinated range of products at Messe Berlin (Hall 21a, Stand E.02) – also on show will be comprehensive retrofitting services for ensuring future reliability while maintaining the guarantee of the original product.

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Baldwin Visions Systems at Labelexpo12.08.2019

Baldwin Vision Systems (BVS) will bring new technical achievements to Stand 6E52 at Labelexpo Europe 2019 (24-27 September, Brussels Expo). BVS will be co-located at the show with AMS SpectralUV, another Baldwin Technology Company.

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Mahlo at K 201912.08.2019

Worldwide known, at home in Germany. What applies to the K Show, which takes place from 16 to 23 October in Düsseldorf, also applies to Mahlo GmbH + Co. KG. The mechanical engineering company from the Bavarian hall will be presenting its renowned solutions for quality control and regulation of critical process parameters at Stand 10G21 at the world's most important trade fair for the plastics industry.

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Jowat to sharpen focus on sustainability06.08.2019

With its brand new products from the Jowatherm® Grow series, the adhesives expert from Detmold will be marking a milestone in the development of bio-based hot melts for environmentally compatible bonding of packaging at the FachPack trade fair.

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Verico Technology at Labelexpo05.08.2019

With the launch of the Zahara NWL, Verico Technology built on 30 years of experience in waterless offset to combine all of its advantages with sustainability. In almost no time, Zahara plates have transformed the viability of narrow web label printing for the better by making its prepress genuinely digital.

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Four live production solutions at Labelexpo05.08.2019

Xeikon is set to showcase four live production solutions at Labelexpo Europe 2019 (September 24 to 27) - Hall 5 Stand C28. The company will also introduce its latest advisory tool ‘Tranform’, sharing the company’s deeper understanding, experience, and valued digital printing expertise with the international label community, Xeikon can offer printers and converters insights into different ways of transforming a label printing business into a business for the future.

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MPS at Labelexpo Europe01.08.2019

At this year’s Labelexpo Europe, September 24-27 in Brussels, MPS Systems is presenting ‘Beyond the Machine’ on booth 11C20. How the Dutch press manufacturer offers valuable processes that extend beyond a top-quality printing press will be shared with label printers and converters.

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Heidelberg launches modern ergonomic design31.07.2019

For the many small and medium-sized printing companies, the 50 x 70 cm format is the perfect fit for their product range in commercial and packaging printing. Many packaging printers in the pharmaceutical and cosmetics segment in particular use the 50 x 70 format, which offers benefits for small folding carton sizes and a high level of embellishment, as well as short runs. Over 19,000 delivered Speedmaster CD 74, XL 75, and CX 75 printing units are evidence of the demand for this model series in this format.

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Codimag unveils productivity enhancements31.07.2019

Label press manufacturer Codimag  (stand 11C10) unveils productivity, performance and software integration advances for its VIVA Aniflo printing press programme, with live demonstrations and opportunities for private trials, at Labelexpo Europe 2019.

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Xeikon exhibits at PrintEx 201930.07.2019

Xeikon is set to showcase its complete portfolio of innovative solutions at PrintEx 2019. Taking place in Australia at Sydney’s Olympic Park, 13 - 16 August, this popular show attracts the wider print community. Xeikon will use the opportunity to highlight the fact that its technology is much more than a labels platform. The company is set to demonstrate the multiplicity and breadth of solutions they have for a variety of sectors that use both inkjet and dry-toner technology, all driven by Xeikon’s powerful and user-friendly digital front end, the X-800. Xeikon is focused on meeting and supporting businesses looking to diversify and add new revenue streams.

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New RSI® III rotary screen integration module30.07.2019

SPGPrints (stand 4C60) will be presenting solutions for every step in the rotary screen printing workflow for label and packaging applications, with its new RSI® III rotary screen integration unit taking centre stage on its stand at Labelexpo Europe, 24 – 27 September, Brussels Expo.

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Fuel Cells from a Printer29.07.2019

The fuel cell is a key component of the renewable energy ecosystem. Printing machine manufacturer Thieme has developed an elegantly engineered machine platform for producing fuel cell stacks that lets users easily scale up their specific process requirements to serial production.

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Gama International at Labelexpo Europe 201926.07.2019

Gama International will be present at Labelexpo Europe, Brussels, at Hall 11 - stand F16, together with its local dealer Advanced Machinery. Products introduced will include viscometers, sleeve storage systems, anilox and photopolymer cleaning systems. Among the Gama viscometers, a focus will be dedicated to the G34 system, specific for controlling viscosity and temperature of UV inks and G32 for water-based varnishes.

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GSE enhances efficiency and quality22.07.2019

Ink logistics solutions provider GSE introduces new Windows 10-based automation controls on its Colorsat dispensing systems and enhances its ‘Ink manager’ software package with new reporting, scheduling, and machine connectivity features. To be presented for the first time at Labelexpo Europe 2019 (stand 7D59), GSE’s latest software introductions enable packaging and label converters to manage inks with greater efficiency, security, accuracy and flexibility at all stages in the workflow, including purchasing, mixing, returning and reusing.

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Tresu presents expanded chamber doctor blade22.07.2019

At Labelexpo Europe 2019, flexo equipment and machine manufacturer Tresu Group (stand 7D53) presents an expanded range of chamber doctor blades and supply systems for automating ink flow in label and package printing. The company will also provide information about its strengthened Customer Care programme that helps flexo printers to maximise machine time, and customised retrofittable flexo units for integration with narrow-web coating and printing lines.

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Nilpeter at Labelexpo Europe 201919.07.2019

Under the 100-year anniversary banner, Nilpeter will exhibit two of its FA-Line flagship flexo presses at Labelexpo Europe 2019. The FA-Line presses will feature a number of new, groundbreaking technologies.

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Innovation meets sustainability19.07.2019

Environmentally friendly packaging is a hot topic worldwide. Sappi has been a pioneer in the field of innovative and sustainable packaging solutions for years. The company will present its latest innovations at Stand 9-260 at FachPack in Nuremberg. Alongside barrier papers, these include the heat-sealable Sappi Seal paper. This is notable for being completely recyclable and can replace existing PE-coated packaging. The recently launched Atelier paperboard will be another focus of the trade fair presentation. This offers brilliant colour reproduction and a silky touch and feel.

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Scodix Studio W2P launched15.07.2019

Scodix, provider of digital enhancement solutions for the graphic arts industry, announced the launch of Scodix Studio W2P solutions, unlocking new profitable digital enhancement applications for web-to-print businesses and further value-added, customised products for consumers.

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AccurioLabel 230 makes show debut15.07.2019

Konica Minolta (stand C12/C19, hall 8) will be giving the first public showing of its recently launched AccurioLabel 230, at Labelexpo Europe 2019. The AccurioLabel 230 is a new version of its digital toner press with additional benefits for customers in terms of productivity, flexibility and stability in the digital label printing sphere.

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Miraclon Assembles Key Innovators01.07.2019

Miraclon, the new independent home of Kodak Flexcel Solutions, is only a few weeks old, but the company is moving quickly with its strategy for continuing to drive innovation in the flexo package printing sector.

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Versafire Wedding Kit28.06.2019

Engaged couples invest a lot of time, money, and emotion to have the most beautiful day of their lives. Weddings are extremely emotional occasions with unforgettable moments. The couple is counting on quality, individuality, and their story being told. Before, on, and after the special day, the printed products need to be very special. Print shops that act as a one-stop shop are the preferred go-to here. And they can get inspiration from the new Versafire Wedding Kit.

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Xeikon launches ‘Transform’ at Labelexpo28.06.2019

Xeikon is getting label converters ready for Labelexpo Europe 2019 with the launch of its Transform advisory tool. On transform.xeikon.com, the company shares its digital printing expertise with the international label community, offering insight on ways to transform a label printing business. Starting now, visitors to the website can consult Xeikon and get advice on the ideal digital set-up for their business by simply answering a few questions. As a pioneer in full color digital label printing, Xeikon has gathered a wealth of knowledge on the key success factors in implementing digital production.

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New standard in heatset and coldset printing27.06.2019

Agfa launches SPIR@L, its latest patented screening technology that replaces traditional dots with alternative shapes to increase quality and reduce production cost. It’s the latest addition to Agfa’s ECO³ program, which focuses on economy, ecology and extra convenience.

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Inkcups unveils X360 for European market27.06.2019

Global printing industry manufacturer Inkcups announced the release of its latest high-speed rotary inkjet printer, the X360, to the European market following a successful year of operation at commercial production facilities in the U.S. market.

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Kornit Digital launches Kornit Konnect25.06.2019

Kornit Digital announced Kornit Konnect, its new cloud-based, mobile workflow software platform that enables businesses to maximize productivity of their digital printing solutions. This is the first phase in Kornit’s implementation of its industry vision of textile design, decoration and production being fueled by data-driven insights and performance metrics.

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