• SATO introduces Econano series

    March 7, 2012
    SATO has announced the release of its new Econano series of labels, which absorb and reduce the carbon dioxide that is released into the atmosphere when they are incinerated. This technology is made possible through a carbon dioxide-absorbent that is…

  • Martin Automatic teams with Taiyo in Beijin

    Martin Automatic teams with Taiyo in Beijin

    March 7, 2012
    A Martin Automatic butt splicer at Taiyo Kikai’s booth at the All in Print China Show Martin Automatic partnered with Taiyo Kikai at the recent All in Print China show, which was held in Beijing, to demonstrate two Taiyo Kik…

  • Omet gets HD flexo certification

    Omet gets HD flexo certification

    March 7, 2012
    The EskoArtwork HD Flexo certification seal Italian press manufacturer Omet is now HD certified by EskoArtwork. HD Flexo is a new process for making digital flexographic plates and the process is rapidly gaining popularity. HD Flexo achieves sha…

  • Correction

    March 7, 2012
    In last month’s feature on flexible dies,  Atlas Die’s website was incorrectly identified. The tooling manufacturer’s correct web address is www.atlasdie.com.…

  • IST METZ officially launches the MBS-6

    IST METZ officially launches the MBS-6

    March 7, 2012
    In January, UV curing specialist IST METZ hosted a select group of journalists and converters to announce the official launch of the new MBS-6 UV curing system. The event included detailed presentations about the MBS-6 from IST executives and engi…

  • In-Mold Update

    In-Mold Update

    March 7, 2012
    Brian Graham is a patient man.  The president and founder of in mold labeling (IML) automation integrator idesign IML has advocated the advantages of IML for almost 20 years to a North American molding industry that remains slow in adopting the…

  • ‘Executing Leadership’ with TLMI

    March 6, 2012
    The 2012 TLMI Converter Meeting is in full swing in Phoenix.

  • UPM Raflatac introduces new VIP film

    March 6, 2012
    Polyjet WFPP combines the visual aesthetics and performance of a prime film product with the printing versatility of a VIP labelstock.

  • FINAT launches new educational handbook

    March 4, 2012
    The new edition replaces the existing version, which was first published in 1996.

  • SPC releases report on recycled fiber in packaging

    March 2, 2012
    The report was completed in collaboration with packaging designers and engineers, as well as pulp and paper mill operations.

  • Mark Andy distributor expands operations in India

    March 2, 2012
    Flexo Image Graphics' new facility offers excellent transport links, easy accessibility and more modern, up-to-date office space.

  • Pamarco purchases new laser system

    March 2, 2012
    The system, capable of engraving 35 to 1,500 lines per inch, is being installed in the La Palma, CA, USA plant.

  • Harper Corporation to talk flexo in Mexico

    March 2, 2012
    Alexander James, director of Harper GraphicSolutions, will give a technical presentation on April 18 at the Label Summit in Guadalajara.

  • New Schawk partnership simplifies quality control

    March 2, 2012
    MeasureColor, the Color Management Group (CMG) and Schawk, Inc. now offer print providers a simplified way to collect and deliver print and color metrics.

  • Esko partners with X-Rite/Pantone

    March 1, 2012
    The companies will show at this year’s drupa a color management workflow that encompasses the entire packaging supply chain and “ensures first-time-every-time color integrity.”

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