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Pharmaceutical packaging

Germany: August Faller chooses Heidelberg Primefire 106 for its packaging production

Michael Faller, Managing Partner explains: «The diversity of the Primefire technology will create new opportunities in packaging production, which is increasingly moving towards customization, serialization, and digitization».

The pharmaceutical and healthcare market is increasingly moving towards specialized medicinal products. As a result, the packaging runs for these specially developed medicines are becoming ever shorter, along with the delivery times.

Packaging

colordruck Baiersbronn becomes pilot customer for Heidelberg Primefire 106

In the future, the leading innovator from the Black Forest will be able to offer its customers from all over Europe opportunities for mass customization by personalization and individualization of packaging.

The German packaging service provider colordruck Baiersbronn, which operates throughout Europe, has been confirmed as pilot user of the Primefire 106, the first industrial digital printing system in B1 format from Heidelberger Druckmaschinen…

Installations

UK: Graphics Works boosts production with Fujifilm Acuity LED 3200R

When it was first announced at drupa 2016, the Fujifilm Acuity LED 3200R UV inkjet printer caught the eye of Graphics Works Director Peter Barham, and in December 2016 his company became the first in Europe to install this 3.2 metre wide roll-to-roll printer.

When it was first announced at drupa 2016, the Fujifilm Acuity LED 3200R UV inkjet printer caught the eye of Graphics Works Director Peter Barham, and in December 2016 his company became the…

Installations

Spain: EGM Colour Laboratories expands the range of materials to use thanks to Esko

The integrated photographic laboratory has installed Kongsberg digital finishing tables. The investment has helped the company to maintain a competitive advantage with its ability to deliver a wider range of production capabilities.

EGM Colour Laboratories has expanded the range of materials it can utilize following the installation of Kongsberg digital finishing tables from Esko.

Packaging

August Faller and Heidelberg developed an environmentally friendly offset application

Thanks to this project, the two companies were protagonists during the ceremony for the 100 Betriebe für Ressourceneffizienz (100 Companies for Resource Efficiency) that took place in October of this year, in Germany.

August Faller GmbH & Co. KG. based in Waldkirch and Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg)  have developed together an environmentally friendly offset printing application for folding cartons. Thanks to this project, the two companies…

Wide format

Germany: Bachmann sees benefits from Inca Onset X3 investment at drupa 2016

The company is already seeing increases in the quality and productivity of its output just three months on from installation.

Bachmann GmbH  have  purchased Germany’s first Inca Onset X3 off the Fujifilm stand at drupa 2016. Now the company is already seeing increases in the quality and productivity of its output just three…

Roadshow

Bobst has presented the latest innovations and trends in printing and converting in Manila

«The Philippine printing and converting industry is looking for innovative solutions to enter new markets and to make more efficient, profitable and sustainable, the production flow of both new and installed equipment», commented Eric Pavone, Business Development Director of Bobst Business Unit Web-fed.

The roadshow in Manila on 24 August 2016, provided the right setting and opportunity for Bobst and industry partners to present to the Philippines flexible packaging and label manufacturing industry the latest innovations…

Software

Esko’s ArtPro+ is now available with the newly launched Software Platform

The innovative prepress editor runs on both pc and Mac, features a state-of-the art 64-bit architecture and is 100% PDF native. A no-charge upgrade is available to existing ArtPro and PackEdge customers on maintenance contracts.

Esko’s ArtPro+, a PDF Native packaging design and prepress editor for packaging professionals, is now available with the newly launched Esko Software Platform. ArtPro+ features a complete clean sheet design to address the…

LED UV in speed test

IST METZ examines the performance of LED UV technology

The UV supplier used a Wifag OF-7 to test out the performance of LED UV technology. The press is located in the production hall of Swiss company Centre d'impression et d'arts graphiques Pressor SA and is equipped with UV curing.

Race tracks provide ideal conditions for testing potential speeds. In a similar way, newspaper printing presses are the “race tracks of the printing industry”. This is why UV supplier IST METZ used a…

Installations

Danish company Ecograf has invested on two Ricoh Pro C9110 digital presses

Lars Christensen, Ecograf sales director, says: «We invested in Ricoh because of the quality of the print. The device’s productivity was very important too».

Ecograf is to enhance its production capability and quality service following its order of two Ricoh Pro C9110 heavy duty digital colour sheetfed presses. The deal was signed on Ricoh’s drupa 2016 stand.

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