Prairie State Group Installs Colordyne 3600 Series Retrofit

BROOKFIELD, WI—Prairie State Group (PSG) increases its product offerings with the installation of Colordyne‘s 3600 Series Retrofit. With an increasing demand for short run jobs and goal to reduce its outsourced digital printing, PSG recognizes now is the right time to add digital printing to its business. PSG is a full service printer of packaging […]

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Model Graphics Talks History, Package Printing Trends, Awards

FTA Member Model Graphics Shares Insight on Its Success To be a true print partner to a CPC, two things are necessary: You need to be a printer, and you need to partner. As obvious as that may seem, the coordination aspect can get overlooked. “Finding the right label company comes down to partnership,” said Andrew […]

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USG Boral Bags

SGK Celebrates Creation of Unified Packaging System for USG Boral

SINGAPORE—SGK, a division of Matthews International Corp., and a leading global brand development, activation and deployment provider that drives brand performance, has created a global, unified packaging system for USG Boral, the joint venture between Australia’s Boral and USG Corp. The $1.6 billion joint venture has brought together a portfolio of leading edge plasterboard, ceiling […]

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Zecher’s SteppedHex Engraving Sees Growing Interest Following drupa 2016

PADERBORN, Germany—SteppedHex engraving from Zecher GmbH has already attracted a lot of interest from various parts of the printing industry at this year’s drupa event. Ever since its founding in 1948, Zecher GmbH—a manufacturer of premium quality anilox rollers—has been the driving force behind numerous innovations. The tried and tested SteppedHex technology developed by the […]

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Argent Domino Reception

Argent Tape & Label Debuts Video to Celebrate Domino N610i Installation & Open House Event

PLYMOUTH, MI—Argent Tape & Label, a label printer converter serving the automotive, medical, industrial, food and beverage, and health and beauty markets, celebrated its open house and unveiling of its new Domino N610i 7-color digital UV inkjet label press with the debut of a new video. The video highlights a packed house of 65 of its customers and prospects […]

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GSE Dispensing Installs Colorsat Compact System at ACW-Film

BRUMMEN, Netherlands—Flexible packaging supplier ACW-Film GmbH & Co. KG (Rhede/Ems, Germany) is reducing material waste, attaining color consistency and safely dispensing solvent flexo and gravure inks, after installing a Colorsat Compact system from GSE Dispensing. Part of the Melitta Group, the company supplies the confectionery, meat and sausage, and detergent packaging markets. Until the Colorsat […]

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Meech Scapa

Meech International Helps Scapa with Anti Static Solutions

OXFORDSHIRE, U.K.—Scapa, a leading global manufacturer of bonding products and adhesive components, has become the latest company to invest in Meech’s anti static solutions, with the installation of five Hyperion 971IPS 15KV Pulsed DC ionizing bars taking place in its production environment. From highly specialized technical adhesive solutions to standard PVC and cloth tapes, Scapa’s […]

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Comexi Celebrates Success of Technological Center

GIRONA, Spain—Comexi, specialist in solutions for the flexible packaging industry, has developed in the last years a deep knowledge of color management for the flexible packaging field. The group, through its technological center Manel Xifra i Boada, has promoted new applications, as well as new advisory and training services, making it one of the top reference […]

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Toyo Ink Co. Announces Elex-one VOC Free EB Inks

TOKYO, Japan—Toyo Ink Co., Ltd., a member of the Toyo Ink Group, announced today the successful development of the Elex-one series of EB (electron beam) curable flexo inks. The new Elex-one series is completely VOC free, making it an ideal solution for food safe flexible and carton packaging applications. The flexible package printing market has […]

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Nilpeter FP-4 Number 100

Nilpeter Celebrates 100th FP-4 Flatbed Unit Production

CINCINNATI, OH—In the past week, Nilpeter hit a big milestone with its FP-4 flatbed unit for hot foil and embossing, completing production on unit No. 100. The first FP-4 was installed in January 2012, and the unit has proven to be a game changer—creating freedom of design with the possibility of separating embossing and foiling, using […]

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