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New Thea installations
Mexican company Exportaciones IM Promocion SA de CV, commonly known as Eximpro, is a specialist in manufacturing and printing of shrink sleeves. The company already runs a ten colour Kohli Thea AR 360 gravure printing press featuring electric line shaft technology (ELS) and an inline hotmelt coating application station installed in 2017.
Continued high demand for flexible packaging
Disrupted supply chains and increasing costs
Raw material price inflation continues to have a major impact for the flexible packaging industry, although the rate of increase eased slightly in Q3 compared with the unprecedented levels seen in the previous three months.
Bobst - Gravure press Vision RS 5003
Reflections on a year of ups and downs for the packaging industry
Bobst’s financial performance is strong in 2021, with a big increase of order entries compared to 2020. Taking into account the impact of the COVID-19 lockdowns and the resulting 2020 decline, the net growth since 2019 is over 40%.
“Roto4all” - Italian Rotogravure Group
ACIMGA: The 2021 sector report
Italian companies offer a comprehensive range of products, and the country is a world leader in rotogravure and flexo printing machines as well as paper and converting machines, while it is dependent on imports mainly for phototypesetting machines, scanners, and prepress processes in general.
Higher productivity and transparency in gravure cylinder production
Cyon stands for “CYlinder ONline” and takes the PICS and Production Viewer software packages of German company Kaspar Walter to the next level.
A record year despite all corona odds
The period since the first lockdown began in April 2020 has had a major impact on world trade and the way companies do business, as this period is blighted by travel restrictions and lockdowns.
Long New Industrial from Taiwan has joined the gravure association
Long New Industrial Co., Ltd. from Taichung, Taiwan, has joined the ERA. The company’s products can be used in many applications, most of which are categorized into the four sectors printing, converting, coating and customize.
Kaspar Walter: Please note the following deadline: Measurement results must be submitted by December 18, 2021
Cylinders for gravure printing and embossing: Progress report on ChromeXtend
Over recent months, Kaspar Walter has supported the implementation of the CTAC authorization in Europe and assisted users in a variety of ways. Across the board, the chromium trioxide exposures that have been measured have been low, and well below the legal limits.
Hell Gravure Systems
Cellaxy and HelioKlischograph – a duet in perfect harmony
When used together, the C500 works optimally with the K500 enhancing the opportunities offered by high-performance electromechanical cylinder engraving with the features of an extremely high-performance direct laser.
New technologies for the preparation of gravure printing cylinders
In Autumn 2021, representatives of the European gravure industry met at the ERA Annual & Packaging/Decorative Gravure Conference in Thessaloniki, Greece. Despite the ongoing Corona restrictions, more than 80 delegates accepted ERA’s invitation to discuss current challenges such as sustainability in packaging printing and alternative technologies in the field of electroplating.
Jetzt erschienen! Die neue Ausgabe von Flexo+Tief-Druck
Editorial: Mehr Automatisierung ist vonnöten
Udo Linke gehört sicherlich zu den profiliertesten und anerkanntesten Experten in der Flexo- und Verpackungsdruckindustrie und artikuliert daher seine Meinung klar und deutlich.
“A company culture that makes it fun to go to work”
Celebrating 70 years of Vetaphone as a family business, owners Frank and Jan Eisby give a personal insight about the early days of the company and how their father, Verner, became one of the great pioneers in the printing and converting industries.
Koenig & Bauer
Christoph Müller joins ERA Board
Christoph Müller, member of the Executive Board of Koenig & Bauer AG and CEO of Koenig & Bauer Digital and Webfed AG & Co. KG, has joined the ERA Board. He was elected during ERA’s Annual Conference which recently took place in Thessaloniki, Greece.
Relaunch of WinCore aluminium winding cores
Inometa’s well introduced WinCore aluminium winding cores are undergoing a technological product update this year.
Solvent-free SL2 laminator for sustainable production
Technic Gravure, a leading Thai company in the flexible packaging industry, has acquired a Comexi SL2 solvent-free laminator. This investment allows them to provide a solvent free solution to those customers who have environmental concerns.