• Omet and Asahi cooperate for standardized flexo

    May 15, 2007
    Omet and Asahi cooperate for standardized flexo Omet, an Italian flexo press manufacturer, and Asahi Photoproducts, a supplier of photopolymer plates, have produced a series of controlled tests to “define all parameters that influence flexo pr…

  • Solid base for Nilpeterís

    May 15, 2007
    Solid base for Nilpeter’s FA-4 UV flexo press According to Jakob Landberg, Nilpeter’s sales and marketing director, the 13" wide FA-3300 UV flexo press has proved to be one of the company’s best sellers in recent years. Howev…

  • for US converters

    May 15, 2007
    for US converters Stork Prints, headquartered in Boxmeer in the Netherlands, has appointed Anderson & Vreeland of Bryan, OH, USA, as its US distributor. The main focus will…

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    April 27, 2007
    Inkjet/film development opens up printed memories

  • Raflatacís chief reinforces

    April 11, 2007
    Manufacturers of paper products, plastics films and labeling materials have good reasons to take a positive attitude toward reducing pollution, encouraging sustainability and making processes more energy efficient. The Finnish conglomerate UPM Raflat…

  • Edale mum on landmark converting concept

    April 11, 2007
    Edale mum on landmark converting concept Companies like to spread the word about their latest equipment, especially when it opens up new opportunities. Problem is, if it is really that great the customers would often prefer that everyone buttoned th…

  • Further boosts for Finnish RFID technology

    April 11, 2007
    Further boosts for Finnish RFID technology Two further signs of the industrial and retail penetration of HF and UHF RFID tags, tickets and smart labels, have come from Finland (which for a small country has the enviable knack of pushing boundaries i…

  • New European showcase

    April 11, 2007
    New European showcase for Mark Andy presses Mark Andy has a new European showroom and demonstration facility located in Basel, Switzerland. Named as the Advanced Technology Centre, it has 10,763 square feet of space, which includes a spare parts de…

  • German coater plans

    April 11, 2007
    German coater plans to triple PSA production Herma is well under way with a new self-adhesive coating plant under construction in Filderstadt Bonlanden, Germany. The project, which costs some €30 million (US$39.95 million), is scheduled for co…

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    March 27, 2007
    Raflatac's chief reinforces a sustainable pledge

  • Itís on the label:

    March 19, 2007
    Changes in social habits and increased legislation obviously have a big impact on the labeling of consumer goods. It is particularly apparent in the groceries and food sectors. Over the years the amount of information about ingredients and nutritiona…

  • Packaging plays catch-up with PDF standards

    March 19, 2007
    Packaging plays catch-up with PDF standards After two years of consultation, the Packaging Subcommittee of the Ghent PDF Workgroup (GWG) has released its long awaited specifications. They have been adapted from the Portable Data Format workflow stan…

  • Applying laser engraving

    March 19, 2007
    Applying laser engraving to high volume screen output As is widely known, UV rotary screen is one of the prime processes for printing cosmetic and toiletries labels on flexo or offset combination presses. One of Europe’s largest users of the…

  • FINAT launches info drive

    March 19, 2007
    FINAT launches info drive to improve members’ trade FINAT is targeting end users as part of a marketing initiative to help them increase their knowledge of self-adhesive labeling. The international trade body says the scheme should help its m…

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    February 27, 2007
    Itís on the label: You are what you eat

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