Packaging

Packaging

Bobst celebrates 75 years of passion for folding-gluing

One of the very first such machines, a PCR382, was set up in 1942 at the Zeiler company near Bern, Switzerland.

In 2017, it will be seventy-five years since Bobst started designing and producing folder-gluer machines for the packaging industry.

Barcode technology

BeeGraphic is partner with Digimarc to promote connected packaging

Includes in this partnership is the completion of Packaging Enhancement training enabling BeeGraphic to introduce Digimarc Barcode technology to brands and retailers, with the ability to turn packaging and labels into intelligent and responsive media.

BeeGraphic has announced that it has partnered with US-based Digimarc Corporation to provide of Digimarc Barcode service offering to its customers and prospects.

Installations

Pakistan: Saima Packaging installs a Bobst RS 4003MP gravure press

The eight color press features technical solutions for automation and reduced waste that enable it to be operated profitably with any mix of print job lengths, from short to long run production.

Installed at Saima Packaging’s flexible packaging production facility in Karachi, Pakistan, the eight color Bobst RS 4003MP features technical solutions for automation and reduced waste that enable it to be operated profitably with…

Packaging proofing

A new release of the multichannel profiling software GMG OpenColor 2.1

The company offers a measurement capability for custom patches. Whereas previously customers would require a specific test chart to create a color profile, GMG OpenColor 2.1 enables the measurement of full-tone patches from a print control strip.

GMG launches GMG OpenColor 2.1, a new release of its multichannel profiling software, a powerful tool  for multicolor profiles for packaging proofing.

Installations

Ireland: Reprographic Systems adopts Esko’s Crystal Technology

The company has also invested in two of the latest Kongsberg Digital Finishing Cutting Tables plus Esko WebCenter software.

Esko has installed the first XPS Crystal 5080 exposure units at Reprographic Systems in Ireland. The company has also invested in two of the latest Kongsberg Digital Finishing Cutting Tables plus Esko WebCenter…

Postpress packaging market

Heidelberg and MK Masterwork launched the new folder glue Diana Easy

On June 1st, more than 40 customers were able to visit the MK Masterwork factory at an open house event held in Nové Mesto, Slovakia and see where and how the new machine is manufactured.

In May this year Heidelberg and MK Masterwork launched the new folder gluer model, the Diana Easy, simultaneously at China Print in Beijing and at a dedicated packaging event in Wiesloch, Germany.

Prizes

5 of the winners at Excellence in Flexography Awards use Esko CDI digital flexo imagers

The awards, that recognize exemplary package printing, are judged over a three-day period by a group of flexographic industry experts.

Esko announces that five of the six Best of Show winners at this year’s 2017 FTA Excellence in Flexography Awards used Esko CDI digital flexo imagers. In addition, more than 70% of all…

Installations

Pakistan: a KBA Rapida 105 PRO with six printing units helps Century Packages

The company already operates three half-format Rapidas: two Rapida 72 presses and a five-colour Rapida 75 with coater and extended delivery.

Aslam Sulaiman, owner of Century Packages in Karachi, Pakistan, has been investing regularly in sheetfed offset technology from KBA for a number of years.

Software

Esko announces Luxion KeyShot integration with Studio for rendering of packaging

Thanks to the integration with KeyShot, Esko Studio improves the appearance of physical goods such as plastics, liquids, metals and glass for realistic pack shots.

Esko  has announced that its Studio software will include integration with the 3D real-time rendering application KeyShot from Luxion.

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).

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