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Paper

GMG introduces two lines of proof media with improved performance

A newly formulated coating, applied on the premium line, makes the media more fade-resistant, improves its lightfastness and ageing resistance. It also provides highest chemical resistance.

GMG, developer of high-end color management solutions, introduces two lines of new proof media, GMG ProofMedia premium and GMG ProofMedia studio.

Financial Results

Heidelberger Druckmaschinen achieves targets for the year 2016/2017

Sales after 12 months were slightly up at 2.524 billion euro (previous year: 2.512 billion euro). In the final quarter alone, sales increased by just under 20 percent to 845 million euro (previous year: 710 million euro).

In the final quarter of financial year 2016/2017 (January 1, 2017 to March 31, 2017), Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) recorded its best sales and result since 2008.

Events

Avery Dennison has launched 18 new Supreme Wrapping Films at Fespa 2017

Additions include eight colours in a satin metallic finish, new single colours in gloss metallic, diamond and matt, and a new gloss finish option for the existing ColorFlow Series.

Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions has announced a major expansion of its Supreme Wrapping Film portfolio, with 18 new colours.

Installations

Italy: a large number of Komori H-UV curing systems for Pixartprinting

Three new GL840P H-UV LED presses has been added to the production department in Quarto d'Altino, and two existing models has been retrofitted with an H-UV system.

Pixartprinting now boasts the largest number of Komori H-UV curing systems in Europe. Three brand-new GL840P H-UV LED systems are now in operation in Quarto d’Altino (VE), and two existing models have been…

Chinese market

Clariant has invested in new Additives’ facilities in China

With this investment, Business Unit (BU) Additives adds its first two fully-owned production facilities to the company’s long-standing regional network of commercial and technical support.

Clariant underscores its commitment to Asia with a multi-million CHF investment by its Additives business to ensure local manufacturing in China of customized, high-end solutions for the Plastics, Coatings & Inks industries. «This…

Events

Feldmuehle will be at CosmeticBusiness in Munich with VivaCard

Perfumes and cosmetic products require an equally elegant packaging; VivaCard is the right paper for this use.

Feldmuehle will be presenting VivaCard at CosmeticBusiness in Munich, Germany (21-22 June 2017 – Hall 2, Stand D22.2).

Fespa 2017

Ricoh’s digital book printing solution and Pro C5200 series receive EDP awards

Eef De Ridder, Director Commercial Printing, Ricoh Europe, comments: «Both these solutions are designed to address the daily challenges our clients face».

Ricoh’s creative print production hardware and software solutions have won two EDP awards. They were presented at EDP Award Ceremony, Fespa, Hamburg. Winning the prestigious awards were Ricoh’s digital book printing solution, Ricoh…

Appointments

KBA-Flexotecnica: a new role for Richard Warnick

He has been appointed sales manager for the United Kingdom, Ireland and Scandinavia with immediate effect. Parallel to these duties, he will also be acting as global key account manager.

The Italian Koenig & Bauer Group subsidiary KBA-Flexotecnica S.p.A. has expanded its sales team. Richard Warnick has been appointed sales manager for the United Kingdom, Ireland and Scandinavia with immediate effect. Parallel to…

Collaborations

Felix Schoeller’s STYLine wallcovering substrate qualified for Xeikon digital presses

The cooperation between Felix Schoeller and Xeikon started last year when the paper manufacturer and printing specialist worked together to qualify a range of papers for Xeikon presses.

Xeikon reported that it has qualified Felix Schoeller STYLine nonwoven wallcovering media for use on Xeikon digital presses as part of the alliance between the two companies.

Collaborations

Zecher works with Heidelberg to provide optimised end-customer solutions

SteppedHex engraving delivers optimised finishings and spot-varnishing performance.

Ever since its founding in 1948, Zecher GmbH, manufacturer of anilox rollers, has been the driving force behind numerous innovations. These include its SteppedHex technology, developed in-house and thoroughly tried and tested.

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