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Hell Gravure Systems
New engraving system for very large format cylinders
With the HelioKlischograph K5 Smart 3XL, Hell announces its largest engraving system to date.
DotScope wide view: 3D analysis of coarse structures
In order to optimally measure structure sizes of embossing rolls or coarse coating rolls, a large field of view is required. With the mobile measuring microscope DotScope wide view, the latest development from SOPRIN GmbH, it has been possible to extend the field of view to 3290 x 2460 µm.
Appointment of new sales representative
Ryan Hansen has been promoted to EyeC America’s new Sales Representative for the entire USA territory.
A roadmap towards Print4All
After the second edition of Print4All, the roadmap towards the next trade fair to be held at Fiera Milano from 27 to 30 May 2025 starts with the Print4All Conference 2023. It will be held on 6 July in Stresa at Lake Maggiore.
Windmöller & Hölscher
The Development of de-inkable, recyclable mono-material PE-pouch with barrier properties
In a breakthrough development, a fully recyclable mono-material PE pouch has been created that has similar properties to barely recyclable multi-material laminated pouches.
Extending gravure cylinder production in Brazil
The German manufacturer of electroplating units for gravure cylinder production reports another successful installation in Brazil.
New doctor blade for gravure printing
Gravure printers are facing great challenges. Efficiency increases and cost savings are daily topics in the pressroom.
The importance of measuring devices in printing cylinder production
Quality control is of extreme important in the production of gravure printing cylinders. This is also due to the fact that the cylinder is decisive for the achievable print quality and therefore can hardly be underestimated, especially in the case of high-quality print jobs, particularly for branded products.
Gravure printing and the change of packaging
The third President of the Federal Republic of Germany, Gustav Heinemann, once quoted: “He who wants to change nothing will also lose what he wants to preserve”.
Hell Gravure Systems
100th direct laser goes to Croatia
Recently, Hell Gravure Systems has launched the 100th direct laser for the customer Anilox in Croatia.
Partnership with Acimga and DIPA
Acimga, the Italian Manufacturers Association of Machinery for the Graphic, Converting and Paper Industries, and ERA, the European Rotogravure Association, have joined forces by creating a partnership for the wider development and promotion of gravure technology.
A study conducted by the Leipzig University of Applied Sciences (HTWK) provides highly interesting answers to this central issue
How sustainable is the gravure printing process?
For branded companies and retailers with their own brands, the issue of “sustainability” is becoming increasingly important in the selection of the most suitable printing process.
Automating ink logistics for sustainable packaging
Sustainability is not an “optional extra” to an organization’s business plan – it must be central to it. Ink dispensing and dedicated software contributes to a circular economy that achieves environmental and financial objectives.
Safer blade handling with MDC PRECUT
With the new MDC PRECUT technology, Daetwyler SwissTec further improves precision and occupational safety. Using laser technology, the MDC doctor blades are perforated with exact millimeter accuracy to the customer‘s specified dimensions, dependent on the printing presses utilized. The basic handling does not change for the user as this technology is offered in roll format…
Golden Cylinder Award for new ESA system
The jury of the Gravure AIMCAL Alliance Committee awarded an honorable mention in the category “Technical Innovation – Press” to German company Enulec for their new ESA Static Loop 360 system.