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Kaspar Walter / 4 Packaging
Pioneering new technology in gravure cylinder production
4Packaging, one of the leading German companies in gravure, embossing die production shares its recent collaboration with partner company Kaspar Walter through beta testing their new machine technology Q-Trac to improve gravure cylinder production.
Innovation award for printing and converting solutions
Uteco was honored for its outstanding work in the field of innovation and sustainability with the award for the category “Excellence of the Year – Innovation & Leadership – Printing and Converting Solutions” at the 13th Le Fonti Awards held at Palazzo Mezzanotte – headquarters of the Italian Stock Exchange in Milan.
The “Image-to-Print” roadshow continues in Mexico
The printing related challenges facing modern packaging are interwoven with innovation and synchronization of the individual suppliers in the supply chain.
Hell Gravure Systems
Visit to Jupiter Chemicals
Recently, specialists from German visited the customer Jupiter Chemicals located in Haryana, India. The purpose of the visit was to exchange experiences on engraving topics.
A working visit from the partner university
On 05th of May, the Stuttgart Media University (HdM) had the great pleasure to welcome students form its partner institution Toronto Metropolitan University accompanied by Martin Habekost and Ian Baitz on their way to interpack.
Customized company seminars
Stuttgart Media University (HdM) is the only university in Europe which operates a complete gravure line, from cylinder preparation through to a rotogravure printing press.
Packaging technology workshop
On 07 June, the HTWK University of Applied Scienes in Leipzig, Germany, will run an introduction course dedicated to the production, application and testing of plastics in the packaging sector.
International Gravure Days in Switzerland
This year’s International Gravure Days will take place in Switzerland on 18-20 October in the Hotel Weissenstein at Oberdorf, Canton of Solothurn.
Measurement gauge for doctor blade angle setting
For optimum print results, fine adjustments of the doctor blade is an indispensable prerequisite.
Italian gravure cylinder manufacturer invests in direct laser engraving
The first Hell Cellaxy direct laser engraving machine at an Italian gravure service provider will be located in Origgio near Milan.
Evaluating and improving processes with Printspector and Co-efficient
Higher productivity in flexo and gravure printing
Flexo and gravure printing are undergoing a transformation from a manual workflow to an industrial production process.
Davide Garavaglia, President of the European Gravure Association (ERA)
From where and whereto in packaging production?
The importance of the industrial packaging manufacturing sector for modern consumer behaviour can hardly be underestimated. Its task is to provide consumers with safely packaged products that offer a long shelf life and provides all the necessary information.
D. W. Renzmann
A new member of ERA
German company D. W. Renzmann recently joined the European Rotogravure Association (ERA) as a new member.
Industrial research on the effect of printing inks on the recyclability of plastic films
PrintCYC provides major input for “Design for Recycling” guidelines
Demand for premium recyclates is high for all packaging formats.
Precise thickness measurement of chromium(III) layers
The new MicroMet meets the new challenges posed by the gradual replacement of chromium(VI) by the more environmentally friendly and non-toxic chromium(III).