Industry News


  • AVT and Nilpeter partner to create new register control technology

    AVT (Advanced Vision Technology) has partnered with printing press manufacturer Nilpeter to introduce D2D Register, a new market solution for fully automatic make-ready and running register control. D2D Register has already been successfully installe…
    11.20.15

  • Colordyne’s Rotary Pro digital label converting system helps PLS

    Colordyne’s Rotary Pro digital label converting system helps PLS

    Process Label Systems (PLS), a custom converter based in Minneapolis, MN, USA, reports great success running short run labels with Colordyne’s Production Class Rotary Pro, installed in late 2011. Frank Bobick, marketing and business development…
    11.20.15

  • Fort Dearborn completes ELS-Max installation

    Flexo press manufacturer PCMC has announced that Fort Dearborn Company recently installed the new ELS-Max mid-range inline flexographic press in its Elk Grove, IL, USA facility.  “This press acquisition will ensure that we are able to mee…
    11.20.15

  • Fujifilm Technology Summit showcases hybrid printing and flexo plates

    Fujifilm Technology Summit showcases hybrid printing and flexo plates

    Fujifilm North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division, hosted the Packaging Technology Summit at its Chicago Technology Center, showcasing innovative packaging solutions to invited attendees. Industry professionals experienced hands-on dem…
    11.20.15

  • Coveris wins 2015 RafCycle Award

    During Labelexpo in Brussels, UPM Raflatac announced Coveris as the winner of the 2015 RafCycle Award. The RafCycle Award is presented in recognition of excellence in recycling and environmental performance. Coveris has demonstrated great commitment…
    11.20.15

  • Diversified Labeling Solutions celebrates 30-year anniversary

    Diversified Labeling Solutions (DLS) has announced the recent celebration of its 30th anniversary. What started in 1985 as a company aiming to provide high quality, custom printed tape to the distributor market, quickly expanded its focus when f…
    11.20.15

  • Anderson & Vreeland introduces ‘Flexographic Technical Tips’

    “Flexographic Technical Tips,” a new resource for prepress, platemaking and printing, is now available from the Technologies Team at Anderson & Vreeland, a Bryan, OH-based manufacturer and distributor of flexographic plate processing…
    11.20.15

  • Yazoo Mills expands production capacity

    Yazoo Mills, a manufacturer of 100% recycled paper tubes and cores, has announced its recent purchase of a new high speed automatic, multi-knife paper tube recutting line from Paco Winders Manufacturing Co. The most recent production line, the compan…
    11.20.15

  • Pazazz Printing now a Pantone Certified Printer

    X-Rite Incorporated and its subsidiary Pantone LLC, report that Pazazz Printing is now a Pantone Certified Printer. The Pantone Certified Printer Program reviews and analyzes every aspect of a commercial printer’s color operations – from…
    11.20.15

  • EFI reports record revenue of $229M

    EFI has announced its results for the third quarter of 2015. For the quarter ended September 30, 2015, EFI reported record revenue of $228.7 million, up 16% compared to third quarter 2014 revenue of $197.7 million. Non-GAAP net income was $24.1 milli…
    11.20.15

  • Xeikon opens sales office in Mexico

    Xeikon has announced the opening of a new sales office in Mexico. Strong growth opportunities in Latin America, and a continuous strategic focus on this region, have prompted the company to enforce its local presence. In this office, both the sales a…
    11.20.15

  • Albéa chooses Durst Tau 330 to enhance tube printing operation

    Albéa Tubes Americas, a subsidiary of French packaging giant Albéa Group, has installed a Durst Tau 330 UV inkjet digital press to enhance its production of plastic and laminate tubes for the beauty, personal care, oral care and pharma…
    11.20.15

  • FLEXcon develops polyester labelstock for Action Packaging Systems

    FLEXcon, a leader in adhesive coating and laminating, has collaborated with Action Packaging Systems to create a resilient label for oil filter container caps. FLEXcon created a polyester labelstock coated with a high-performance adhesive that is res…
    11.20.15

  • DuPont commercializes new Cyrel EASY plate technology

    DuPont Packaging Graphics has announced the full commercialization of its new line of DuPont Cyrel EASY flexographic printing plates. Successfully tested by more than 50 flexo printers since the technology was first disclosed in May 2015, the plates…
    11.20.15

  • INX hosts International Partners and Distributors event

    INX hosts International Partners and Distributors event

    INX International Ink Co. representatives experienced a successful Graph Expo week in Chicago. Four days of booth activity at McCormick Place were followed by an International Partners and Distributors session held at the company’s research and…
    11.20.15

  • Gallus strengthens US partnership with Prati

    Since Gallus, Inc. (USA) and Italy-based Prati Company formed their strategic relationship in March 2014, the two companies recently re-committed to their partnership at Labelexpo in Brussels. Prati designs and manufactures high quality equipment for…
    11.20.15

  • Epson study shows SurePress L-4033A/AW inks are non-toxic

    Epson has published an Ink Chemistry Information sheet revealing that the water-based inks used in its SurePress L-4033A and L-4033AW digital label printers are free from a lengthy list of major toxic chemical substances. With the increased awareness…
    11.20.15

  • Label Specialties goes digital with HP Indigo WS6800

    Label Specialties, based in Louisville, KY, USA, a privately-held wholesale custom label manufacturer for the printing, promotional and packaging markets, is adding digital printing capabilities for the first time, purchasing an HP Indigo WS6800 Digi…
    11.20.15

  • Abbey Labels chooses Xeikon CX3

    Xeikon has announced that UK label producer Abbey Labels has chosen its CX3 digital label press to expand digital production services and reduce pressure on capacity. The Xeikon CX3 is based on Xeikon Cheetah digital print technology and was official…
    11.20.15

  • Flint Group publishes 2015 Sustainability Report

    Flint Group has announced the publication of its 2015 Sustainability Report. The report provides comprehensive economic, social and environmental data, detailing the group’s strong sustainability performance over the last several years. &ldquo…
    11.20.15