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End of the line for counterfeit drugs

Counterfeit pharmaceutical products are not only a health risk for patients, they are harmful to the economy. Faller Packaging has developed a solution that protects both consumers and manufacturers: digital printing of labels with high-quality security ink.

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Birkan takes over DACH distribution of TyreF coating plates

Founded in 2007, TyreF has developed into an internationally recognised manufacturer of coating plates for the printing industry within just a few years. The range includes coating plates in various thicknesses and with different application focuses as well as underpacking blankets and special printing blankets. The coating plates developed by TyreF and produced in Arco in northern Italy are adapted to the diverse and specific requirements of the packaging industry and commercial printing.

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FlexoControl manufacturer Sibress looks back on a successful drupa

Sibress, manufacturer of measuring and analysis systems for the quality control of flexographic and packaging printing, achieved encouraging sales of its FlexoControl series measuring devices at drupa 2024 and in the weeks that followed. The FlexoControl 3D Plus device aroused particular interest among drupa attendees. It is the only plate measuring device that simultaneously captures the surface as well as the deeper areas of halftone dots and their base support on the flexo plate from the side and displays both views side by side on the computer screen. Two cameras capture the surface and flanks (slope) of the printing elements. The side camera captures the entire image area in razor-sharp detail.

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Bobst Mastercut 1.65 PER line for packit!

Austrian packaging manufacturer packit! serves the food industry with high-quality offset laminated corrugated board solutions. Operating out of one of the most modern production facilities in Europe, the specialist in E flute, F flute, and laminated double wall materials, has recently invested in a complete Mastercut 1.65 PER die-cutting line.

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Mondi celebrates completion of €125 million containerboard mill upgrade in Kuopio, Finland

Mondi has completed its €125 million investment in the Kuopio containerboard mill. It includes upgrades to the wood yard, fibre line, evaporation plant, and paper machine producing ProVantage Powerflute®, a high-performance fluting predominantly used in fresh fruit and vegetable trays and boxes.

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XSYS impresses at drupa with eco-friendly innovations for brilliant flexo

With a central presence in Hall 8b at Messe Düsseldorf, XSYS wowed visitors seeking sustainable solutions at drupa. Bringing a flurry of product launches, the global prepress specialist supplier introduced new innovations specifically aimed at reducing the environmental footprint of flexo, while delivering brilliant print quality. These included the nyloflex® eco plate series, Catena ProServX equipment monitoring software, EcoFillX solvent saving imaging software feature, and rotec® eco sleeves, all developed to reduce waste, add value and enhance productivity. In addition, key industry collaborations promoted sustainable solutions developed with leading industry partners.

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Manroland Goss reports positive result from drupa

Manroland Goss experienced a pulsating industry at the eleven-day drupa, setting the course for a digital and more sustainable future in the printing and packaging industry. The technical highlights and innovations presented by manroland Goss, including advancements in packaging printing, book printing and AI-based maintenance, captivated the trade show visitors and engaged them in intensive technical discussions in a modern booth atmosphere.

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Incoming orders at Heidelberg recover thanks to successful drupa – short-time working to end in June

Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) is very pleased with its showing at the drupa trade fair in Düsseldorf. The company’s stand attracted a great deal of interest from customers around the world, who also invested in the innovations on show. The large number of orders placed during the event has led to a recovery in incoming orders at Heidelberg at the start of financial year 2024/2025 and, consequently, to higher capacity utilization in production. Short time working at the German sites will end as early as June 2024.

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Heidelberg planning to extend Boardmaster applications to growth segment of flexible paper

Following the successful market launch of the Boardmaster, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) is planning to extend the range of applications for this new inline flexographic web printing system to flexible paper packaging in the medium term. “The global increase in demand for sustainably produced, budget-friendly, and recyclable or compostable packaging makes flexible paper an attractive growth market for us,” says Christian Steinmassl, who is in charge of the Packaging segment at Heidelberg.

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BW Converting launches its mission-led rebranding

In a world where the only constant is change, BW Converting is set to make it a positive one. At drupa in Düsseldorf, BW Converting – formerly BW Converting Solutions – has launched an updated branding identity on the heels of incorporating print and industrial technology company Baldwin into its roster – a portfolio that already includes heavyweights Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC) and Winkler+Dünnebier (W+D), as well as Hudson-Sharp, STAX Technologies and Northern Engraving and Machine Company.

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Hubergroup and manroland Goss unite for sustainable packaging innovation

Hubergroup, a global specialist in printing inks and chemicals, has partnered with manroland Goss web systems, a provider of web offset printing solutions, in a strategic collaboration. The partnership represents a significant milestone in the pursuit of sustainable packaging solutions, as it combines the extensive knowledge and expertise of hubergroup with the cutting-edge web offset printing technology offered by manroland Goss web systems.

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Bobst unveils innovative solutions and forges strategic partnerships at drupa

At drupa, Bobst announced its latest solutions and strategic partnerships to help shape the future of the packaging world, contributing to a new era in packaging where the entire production line is connected, enabling seamless end-to-end workflows.

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