Packaging

Installations

Czech Republic: Colognia Press improves its Flexo productivity with Ashai Photoproducts

Asahi will be showing the AWP water-washable flexographic plate solutions used by Colognia Press and featuring Pinning Technology for Clean Transfer at Labelexpo Europe 2017.

Asahi Photoproducts reported that Czech-based Colognia Press achieved 100% improvement in press uptime by simply switching to the Asahi Photoproducts platemaking system.

Events

QuadTech will show its extensive range of color management solutions at Labelexpo

Visitors to the QuadTech stand (3B52) at Labelexpo Europe 2017 in Brussels will see live demonstrations of ColorTrack, QuadTech’s latest color workflow solution for packaging printers.

QuadTech has announced its extensive range of color management and defect management solutions will be the focus at this year’s Labelexpo Europe, held September 25-28 at Brussels Expo.

Installations

India: Colour Mate Digital chooses an Esko Kongsberg C60 digital cutting table

The company needed more speed and support for their diversification strategy into packaging applications, and the Kongsberg table was the right solution.

Delhi-based signage and display firm Colour Mate Digital installed the Esko Kongsberg C60 3.2-meter digital cutting table in April 2017. They are the first customer in India to purchase this wide Kongsberg multifunctional…

Folding carton market

Israel: Copycenter is the first Scodix E106 beta test site

Roy Porat, Scodix Ceo, says: «We are delighted to be working with a premier carton maker in Copycenter and we can also announce that a second beta will be installed this Summer in Europe».

Scodix has announced that beta testing for its Scodix E106 enhancement press for the folding carton market is happening on schedule and is underway at Copycenter, large folding carton printer located in Israel.

Innovations

Folienprint increases its production capacity with two Bobst 20SIX flexo printing presses

«With the increase in our capacity, we are sending a signal that we are growing and can offer even more flexibility in our order handling», explains Doris Erhardt-Freitag, Managing Director of the Rako Group's company.

After a construction period of almost one year, Folienprint, company specialised in the printing and finishing of flexible materials that forms part of the Rako Group and has its head office in Gallin…

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…

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