Siegwerk Launches New Circular Economy Website

SIEGBURG, Germany—Siegwerk, a leading supplier of printing inks for packaging applications and labels, has launched its new circular economy website. The company strongly believes in the needs of a circular economy (CE) and is committed to contribute to creating a circular packaging industry. The new website provides information about the company’s CE approach. Siegwerk is … Continued

M0 vs. M1 Measurement Modes: Why M1 Is Superior

During this time of COVID-19, I sat back in casual clothes and enjoyed attending FTA’s Virtual FORUM 2020. There were great topics that ranged from doctor blades, color management and expanded gamut (EG), to GRACoL and brand management. But it didn’t matter what the topic was—During what seemed like every Q&A session, inevitably somebody asked … Continued

Plate to Print: How Plate Defects Create Complex Issues

Achieving good print is not always as easy as 1-2-3. There are thousands of variables in the flexographic print process that must work in harmony to create good print. A very good print can turn into a terrible one in a matter of seconds if one variable isn’t optimal. But identifying a single variable can … Continued

Green-Label Adds Second Nilpeter FA-17 Press

SLAGELSE, Denmark—Longtime Nilpeter customer Green-Label of Aarhus, Denmark has acquired a second Nilpeter FA-17 press, adding capacity in order to meet increasing customer demands. Nilpeter is pleased to continue the great, longstanding relationship with Green-Label. Green-Label’s new 8-color FA-17 features the added registration and film application packages, a rail system for value-adding options, soft-tension unwind … Continued

TC Transcontinental Packaging Launches Sustainability Section of Website

MONTREAL, Canada—Over the past few months, TC Transcontinental Packaging has been working on updating its website content to educate its clients and the consumers on the benefits of flexible packaging and its impact on the environment. The new web section has been launched. Sustainability has been at the core of the company’s values for well … Continued

One Caribbean Flexipac Industries and Solutions Finds Success with Comexi Equipment

GIRONA, Spain—In 2018, the Trinidad and Tobago company Caribbean Flexipac Industries and Solutions purchased a Comexi F2 MB flexo press, a Comexi SL2 laminator and a Comexi S2 DS slitter. Presently, two years later, after receiving comprehensive training at both its facility and Comexi’s headquarters in Riudellots de la Selva, One Caribbean Flexipac Industries and … Continued

MacDermid Graphics Solutions Appoints Matt Bennett as Vice President, EMEA

ATLANTA, GA—MacDermid Graphics Solutions has announced the appointment of Matt Bennett as vice president, EMEA. Bennett will lead MacDermid’s efforts to expand and grow this significant market. Bennett joins MacDermid with more than 20 years of leadership and experience, most recently with SGK, in the global packaging industry with substantial international expertise delivering successful business … Continued

Domino Unveils New Full Video on Digital Aqueous Inkjet Corrugated Press

GURNEE, IL—In June, Domino provided a sneak peek of the new X630i digital aqueous inkjet press with a 42-second video teaser, as its continues to grow its digital printing business with entrance into the corrugated sector. And now, Domino unveils a three-minute, full version video providing further details on this innovative and exciting digital corrugated … Continued

The Global Premedia Network Brings Prepress Companies Together

At INFOFLEX 2017, two prepress providers—CSW Inc and Marvaco Ltd—were connected by a common supplier, and realized their two companies had some similarities. These similarities were found in the FTA members’ business practices, ethics, quality expectations, production capabilities, direction—even the colors in their logos. As a result, CSW Inc, based in the US, and Marvaco, … Continued

FUJIFILM Canada Promotes Stephane Blais to Vice President, Graphic Systems and Technical Services Divisions

MISSISSAUGA, Canada—FUJIFILM Canada Inc has announced the promotion of Stephane Blais to the newly created position of vice president, Graphic Systems and Technical Services Divisions. With oversight of Graphic Systems and Technical Services in this role, Blais will drive greater efficiency and teamwork across both divisions. As Fujifilm expands its Graphics Systems business in Canada, … Continued