• Packaging Inks

    January 23, 2013
    || Flint Group’s FlexiStar BRC inks for packaging applications have become the first solvent-based flexo inks certified by NAPIN as biorenewable ink with a BRC Index of 80, and was developed using NAPIM certified bio-based raw materials. NAPIM&rsq…

  • Hotmelt Unit

    January 23, 2013
    || ETI Converting has launched a patent pending, high-speed hotmelt clean edge pattern adhesive unit. The unit can be retrofitted on any existing Cohesio machine. This process allows variable repeat from 16" to 24" with automatic register and…

  • Adhesives

    January 23, 2013
    || Henkel has unveiled its new Eticol borax- and zinc-free, casein-based labeling adhesives at this year’s Brau Beviale in Nuremberg. The new adhesives are characterized by outstanding bonding power and, with a modified formulation, can contribute…

  • RIP Software

    RIP Software

    January 23, 2013
    || Roland DGA Corp. has announced the release of VersaWorks Version 4.8, a full-featured RIP software package developed exclusively for the company’s wide format inkjet printers and printer/cutters. This latest version of VersaWorks features a new…

  • WebCenter 12

    January 23, 2013
    || Esko’s WebCenter 12 was designed for consumer goods packagers who must comply with functional, practical and esthetical requirements. With this edition of WebCenter, Esko responds to two packaging and consumer trends: the proliferation of produ…

  • Battery Tapes

    January 23, 2013
    || Polyonics has introduced ultra-thin, flame-retardant polyimide battery tapes. Double-coated versions offer battery makers a non-mechanical attachment method for mounting batteries to frames, chassis, etc. The tapes are halogen free, REACH and RoHS co…

  • Indigo Stocks

    January 23, 2013
    || MACtac Printing Products has enhanced its Indie line of certified stocks for Indigo by expanding its offerings to include a patented, non-ooze MP910 adhesive and the addition of redigo, complementary labelstocks that have ben optimized to be topcoate…

  • Magnet Material

    January 23, 2013
    || GPA is has introduced a new product that makes printing magnets on an HP Indigo press easier than ever before: DigiMag Plus by Magnum Magnetics. These flexible magnets are ideal for save the dates, sports schedules, calendars, photographs, puzzles, a…

  • Nip Stations

    Nip Stations

    January 23, 2013
    || Custom engineered AccuNip nip stations from PFE Rolls, Inc. can be configured for a wide range of uses in the converting industry, including laminating, thermal bonding, web heating/cooling, and web pulling and squeezing. Available in welded steel, c…

  • Temporary Adhesive

    January 23, 2013
    || NAStar has expanded its temporary adhesive promotional product line with MagneTernative.  According to the company, the auto-applied construction will stick “anywhere a regular magnet will, but also everywhere it won’t.” …

  • Spectrodensitometer

    January 23, 2013
    || Konika Minolta has announced that its FD-7 spectrodensitometer is now supported by SpotOn! Flexo, a pressroom software package for color matching. The FD-7 features include Konica Minolta’s original VFS technology and First Automatic Wavelength…

  • Sheeter

    January 23, 2013
    || AZCO Corp. has introduced the Sur-Size Sheeter TS-54. It is a compact sheeter, ideal for use in film, paper, nonwovens, corrugated, robber or other flexible material. Material is placed onto the unwind support, from where it is threaded through roll…

  • Pet Label Film

    January 23, 2013
    || Hanita Coatings has recently added a dozen new flame retardant films to its portfolio of specialty labelface products. These black, white and translucent 1 and 1.5 mil (25 and 36 micron) printable facefilms meet the demanding UL 94 VTM-0 flame retard…

  • Sleeve Storage System

    Sleeve Storage System

    January 23, 2013
    || Flex Essentials Inc. has recently re-engineered its edge sleeve storage system to create FlexStor IV. Similar in functionality to previous FlexStor sleeve storage systems, it has been redesigned to reduce assembly time, increase performance and reduc…

  • Classic White Liner

    January 23, 2013
    || Lohmann Technologies Corp. has announced the reintroduction of its Classic White Liner in North and South America. In early 2012, Lohmann introduced the silky smooth clear liner. While some customers have embraced the new liner, testing has shown tha…