Roll-2-Roll Technologies Announces Partnership with Power/mation

STILLWATER, OK—Roll-2-Roll Technologies LLC, developer and manufacturer of intelligent web guide systems and web position sensors for the roll to roll and converting industry, announced its partnership with manufacturing distributor firm Power/mation of St. Paul, MN. Power/mation is a leading distributor of high tech industrial automation solutions in the Midwest. The partnerships allows Roll-2-Roll to […]

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Electronics for Imaging, Agfa Graphics Announce Integration Between EFI Fiery DFE & Apogee 10

FREMONT, CA—Electronics for Imaging, Inc. and Agfa Graphics have developed an integration between EFI Fiery digital front ends (DFEs) and Agfa Graphics’ latest Apogee 10 system to enable joint customers to increase digital printing productivity and profits. “With this integration, existing Agfa Apogee users, including users of the latest Apogee 10 system, will be able […]

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Bobst, Michelman Partner on AlOx Film & Topcoat Solution

ROSELAND, NJ—In response to industry demand for high barrier AlOx transparent films to be better protected during the conversion process, Bobst and Michelman have collaborated to develop a unique solution combining topcoats with AlOx coatings to prevent barrier performance loss during conversion processes such as printing and lamination. Combining Michelman’s expertise in the field of […]

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Edale Names Matik as North American Distributor

HAMPSHIRE, U.K.—Edale, a leading supplier of high technology, narrow to mid web flexographic presses for label, flexible packaging and carton printing, is very pleased to announce that it has appointed Matik, Inc. as its exclusive distributor in North America. Edale manufactures the highly versatile FL range of modular flexo presses, from 13-in. to 30-in., which […]

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Colordyne Technologies, Mark Andy Announce Partnership

BROOKFIELD, WI—Colordyne Technologies announces a strategic partnership with Mark Andy as an exclusive distributor of the Colordyne 3600 Series digital print technology, on Mark Andy legacy press models including 2200 and 4150 platforms, in the Americas label converting market. The move leverages Colordyne and Mark Andy’s combined strength in the narrow web label space to […]

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UPM Raflatac, Baumgarten to Release Life Cycle Assessment

MILLS RIVER, NC—To help understand the full “label life” of its products, from the extraction of raw materials to delivery of finished label stock to customers, UPM Raflatac has collaborated with leading Brazilian converter Baumgarten on a life cycle assessment (LCA) of label material release liners, with exciting results to report. These two frontrunner companies in […]

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Domino, MPS Announce Hybrid MPS EF SYMJET Press

GURNEE, IL—Domino continues to innovate and provide label printers even more in the world of digital printing with the announcement of a hybrid solution: the MPS EF SYMJET powered by Domino. The EF SYMJET is a symbiotic combination of a flexo press with the fully automated MPS EF platform and an integrated Domino N610i digital […]

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TRESU DigitalSolutions, Apex International Partner on Research, Development & Training

KOLDING, Denmark, & HAPERT, The Netherlands—TRESU DigitalSolutions, provider of flexo coating systems for digital printing lines, and Apex International, manufacturer of precision anilox coating and ink technology for packaging and label converting, have formed a global research, development and training partnership. Sharing expertise and facilities, the two companies aim to improve the performance of coating technology […]

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MacDermid Graphics Solutions, Comexi Announce Partnership Aimed at Flexible Packaging

ATLANTA, GA—MacDermid Graphics Solutions has successfully finalized a collaborative partnership with Comexi, a leading company specializing in machinery solutions for the flexible packaging converting industry. The collaboration will combine the strength of MacDermid’s plate offerings with Comexi’s press technology solutions in order to provide quality and productivity benefits before, during and after print. “Collaborative partnerships […]

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The Asahi/Uteco Management Workshop at the Uteco ConverDrome in Verona, Italy

Asahi Photoproducts, Uteco Study Overall Equipment Effectiveness

TOKYO, Japan, & BRUSSELS, Belgium—Asahi Photoproducts, a pioneer in flexographic photopolymer plate development, reports it has carried out a practical OEE (Overall Equipment Effectiveness) study with the Italian press manufacturer Uteco in Verona, Italy. Over the past 20 years, Asahi and Uteco have teamed on various projects to study how to make print production more […]

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