• Printing plate

    July 19, 2005
    Printing plate Anderson & Vreeland Bryan OH USA Manufactured by Toyobo Co., Digital Printight is a new water wash printing plate designed for dry offset and letterpress. It features an aluminum-based ablative layer that washes out in tap water…

  • Adhesive melters

    July 19, 2005
    Adhesive melters Nordson Duluth GA USA VersaBlue adhesive melters provide precise adhesive add-on weights and reduce maintenance for high volume, high speed packaging operations. It features variable speed AC motors, multiple pump selections an…

  • Sheetfed gravure press, equipment

    July 19, 2005
    Sheetfed gravure press, equipment Max Daetwyler Huntersville NC USA The Moog Sheetfed gravure press lays down lacquers with four times more weight than offset or flexo, providing thicker coverage. This gear-driven press produces good color consist…

  • Primer, adhesive

    July 19, 2005
    Primer, adhesive ADM Tronics Northvale NJ USA Polaqua W-7 is a versatile extrusion, laminating and printing primer for clay coated paper surfaces. It offers good grease and oil resistance and is both water and moisture resistant. The primer, on a…

  • Inspection equipment

    July 19, 2005
    Inspection equipment Print Vision Systems Lewiston NY USA The company has revamped its product lineup of inspection equipment. Products include the PV Macro, a Gross Error Detection System with true image processing in real-time. PV Pharma is 100…

  • Quality assurance

    July 19, 2005
    Quality assurance Rafsec Jyväskylä Finland This multi-protocol and multi-frequency quality assurance system was developed and designed by Softronica. RFID transponders are used as data carriers, and zero-defect quality is a pre-requisite…

  • Diffractive light reflecting foils

    July 19, 2005
    Diffractive light reflecting foils Kurz Transfer Products Charlotte NC USA Lenses are diffractive light reflecting foils that display lens patterns and create the illusion of depth. The product, available as both a hot stamping foil and as a lamin…

  • UV adhesives

    July 19, 2005
    UV adhesives Northwest Coatings Oak Creek WI USA Several new UV adhesives have been designed for in-line throughcure cold foil applications. The adhesive is printed in the desired pattern followed by specially designed foil being nipped onto the w…

  • Coating

    July 19, 2005
    Coating UVitec Printing Ink Lodi NJ USA The company introduced a UV flexo matte coating with low gloss that can be used on a variety of substrates, including most paper, foil and film. The coating has good scuff resistance, as well as smooth lay d…

  • Software

    July 19, 2005
    Software Creo Billerica MA USA Pandora 2.0 software is the next major release of PDF-based step and repeat packaging layout products. New features include support for Job Definition Format, editable non-rectangular bleed paths automatically derive…

  • UV lamp

    July 19, 2005
    UV lamp IST Metz Nuertingen Germany FLC is a wireless UV lamp system that offers quick change. An old lamp can be removed and a new lamp can be fixed in place through the use of a snap lock. The fast lamp change system will be integrated as a sta…

  • Sensor

    July 19, 2005
    Sensor Migatron Woodstock IL USA Intrinsically Safe is the newest feature on the Migatron series RPS-409A-IS Ultrasonic Sensor. For use in hazardous locations, it is UL listed: File No. E226209. Features include built-in temperature compensa…

  • Synthetic paper

    July 19, 2005
    Synthetic paper Avery Dennison Fasson Roll North America Painesville OH USA Polyart synthetic papers have been added to the Fasson Rapid-Roll product line. These biaxially oriented HDPE products are inventoried in four calipers — 5.5, 7.0, 8…

  • Ink mixer

    July 19, 2005
    Ink mixer A.W.T. World Trade Chicago IL USA The Tornado Ink Mixer and Color Blender has increased capacity and blade height adjustment. It mixes one quart containers to five gallon containers. The turntable has a self-centering clamping device. Bl…

  • UV monitoring

    July 19, 2005
    UV monitoring Apprise Technologies Duluth MN USA The UV Spy is a UV monitoring device that optimizes effectiveness of the curing processes. The fixed bandwidth radiometer and dosimeter operates in temperatures from 32° to 167° F. It measur…