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Innovative printing ink technology makes important contribution to recyclable stand-up pouches
With the development of an innovative ink system for the world’s first completely circular-economy-capable stand-up pouch, Siegwerk demonstrates its important role in the value chain. The technology will be used at Werner & Mertz in the future.
Hubergroup Print Solutions
Flexo and gravure ink series receives Cradle to Cradle Certified in bronze
After the recent announcement of the Cradle to Cradle certification for its water-based Hydro-X series, hubergroup Print Solutions is now following up with solvent-based inks.
Gravure at your fingertips
The European Rotogravure Association (ERA) is organizing a basic gravure seminar.
Polymount's Film Cleaner device cleans printed films for reuse or even selling
The cleaning of printed films
When restarting a press following a job change, an average of around 1000 metres of waste is produced. On an annual basis, this means an average rate of around six million metres of start-up waste per printing plant.
Founded in 1981, German company Enulec GmbH has grown to occupy a leading market position in the field of electrostatic printing assist systems
40 years of innovations in the field of electrostatics
Christa Dettke, responsible for the finances of the company, and Hubertus Dettke, responsible for technology, research and development, founded Enulec GmbH in 1981.
Celebrating 70 years of innovation
Vetaphone A/S, the inventer of corona treatment, is celebrating its 70th anniversary in 2021, and continues to pioneer the market for surface treatment under the Eisby family management.
Thessaloniki 2021 – An encouraging perspective for gravure’s future
Representatives of the European gravure industry met at ERA’s Annual & Packaging/Decorative Gravure Conference in Thessaloniki, Greece, from 21st to 23rd September. Despite the ongoing corona restrictions over 80 delegates followed ERA’s invitation to discuss challenges such as sustainability in packaging printing and alternative galvanic technologies.
Overprint MIS: Software automation in gravure printing
Greek company BEL Software joined this year’s Annual and Packaging & Decorative Conference of the European Rotogravure Association to announce its latest development of the Overprint MIS to optimize the engraving and management process of gravure cylinders. The complete solution was highlighted with a case study in actual production.
30 years of dedication for cleaning machines
2021 marks the 30-year anniversary of the creation of Flexo Wash by Henning Kongstad. The story of the company actually begins in 1989 with the invention of the first cleaning machine.
“Climate-neutral printing inks process”
The entire manufacturing process at the Doneck headquarters in Luxembourg has been climate-neutral since 2018. This is confirmed by the certified carbon footprint.
Explosion hazard due to electrostatic charge in gravure printing plants
In many industries, the use of flammable liquids produces gases which, in combination with atmospheric oxygen, create an explosive atmosphere. An explosion of this ignitable mixture can only occur if an ignition source is also present.
New object sensor ensures stable web guiding
With CLS CAM 100, BST Group has launched a new high-performance object sensor for web guiding purposes. It is mainly characterised by two essential performance features:
Reducing static charges with ESA Roto-Film Pro
Soap bubbles do not form a uniform surface. The alkaline film varies by millionths of a millimeter, so that the light in the visible range of approx. 400-720 nm is reflected at the surface of the soap bubble at different frequencies and we perceive the soap bubble with its magnificent rainbow colours.
Water-based ink mixing system for colourful and sustainable packaging
More sustainability and flexibility for printers and packaging manufacturers – that is the promise of Hydro-X Green Line Premium, the new water-based ink mixing system from hubergroup Print Solutions.
Top position in the ESG risk rating
In its first independent ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) risk rating by Sustainalytics, as of August 2021, Schur Flexibles has come out on top in its subindustry and is ranked second in the entire “containers & packaging” industry.