Bema: Automation Cuts Cleaning Cycles in Half

LOUISVILLE, KY–Bema, Inc. has performed a trifecta. It has installed an anilox cleaner, a parts washer and a plate washer. All were bought in succession after the company realized how much more time it could spend printing just by automating cleaning processes. Founded in 1957, the “Bema Transparent Bag Company” began with one bottom-seal bag … Continued

RLG Acquired Coast Label

FRANKLIN, TN –-Resource Label Group, LLC (RLG), a leading full-service provider of label and packaging solutions including pressure sensitive labels, flexible packaging, durable labels, shrink sleeves and RFID/NFC technology, announced it has acquired Coast Label Company of Fountain Valley, CA. Coast Label represents the 30th acquisition for  FTA Member RLG. With a history dating back … Continued

Dohn Named XSYS CEO

WILLSTAETT, Germany–XSYS, a leading integrated solutions provider to the flexographic, letterpress and prepress printing markets, named Oliver Dohn its Chief Executive Officer, effective Nov. 15. Dohn succeeds Dagmar Schmidt and joins the Board of Directors. He most recently was the CEO of Felss Group, a private equity backed global technology leader and manufacturer of components … Continued

Label King Discusses Success with Domino N610i Press

SAN DIEGO, CA—Label King, located in beautiful San Diego, CA with over 3.6 billion labels sold, has grown every year for the past two decades. In May 2022, Label King added digital printing to their arsenal with the Domino N610i digital UV inkjet label press, and refer to it as “the crown jewel” of their … Continued

Mark Andy Adds Retrofit Option to Digital Inkjet Offerings

CHESTERFIELD, MO—Mark Andy has partnered with Domino to further extend its Digital Series iQ product line by bringing another solution to converters looking to expand their print portfolio.   DSiQ-R is a retrofit digital inkjet module designed to seamlessly integrate with Mark Andy Evolution and Performance Series press platforms to create a fully hybrid, single … Continued

FLEXCEL NX Ultra 42 Solution Delivers Powerful Performance for PPC Flex

PAYSON, UT—At PPC Flex the verdict is in on a year’s beta-testing of the new FLEXCEL NX Ultra 42 Solution from Miraclon, and it’s very positive. Simmy Coscia, PPC’s director of prepress & design, is delighted with “the consistency, stability and productivity” of the larger-format addition to the FLEXCEL NX Ultra VOC-free and solvent-free water … Continued

New GM at Eaglewood Technologies

MINNEAPOLIS, MN–Eaglewood Technologies has promoted Matthew Sweet to GM of the anilox and parts cleaning business. Sweet has been with Eaglewood for four years and navigated the service portion of the business through the difficulties of the pandemic. At the same time, he is responsible for 60 percent year over year growth in Eaglewood’s XPress … Continued

ChromaQA 5 Automates & Simplifies Color Matching

DANVERS, MA–TECHKON, a leading innovator in color measurement and quality control solutions for the print and packaging industry, has launched  ChromaQA 5, a revolutionary color quality software solution designed specifically to automate and simplify the color matching process resulting in drastically shortened makereadies, reduced waste, and increased profitability for packaging printers. Achieving precise brand colors … Continued

Anderson & Vreeland Forms Photopolymer Business Development Team

BRYAN, OH–Anderson and Vreeland, Inc  has formed an internal Photopolymer Business Development Team, designed to better develop A&V’s expansive portfolio of flexographic plate making materials. A&V is uniquely positioned as the only North American manufacturer and distributor of both liquid and sheet photopolymer, making it possible to offer a comprehensive range of products including liquid … Continued

Affordable Software for Enhanced Color Management

HAMILTON, ON, Canada—Nix Sensor Ltd., a leading name in portable spectrophotometers, announced the launch of its latest innovation, Nix Print Pro– Printing Press Software. This software has been meticulously designed to revolutionize the commercial printing industry by addressing a crucial need for professional grade, affordable color management and quality control at the press. Nix Print … Continued