• labelstock Menu service

    September 10, 2012
    UPM Raflatac announces the launch of its new Menu Service for labelstock converters located in the United States, Canada and Mexico. Customers can now assemble several of UPM Raflatac’s standard facestocks, adhesives and liners to create over 1…


    September 10, 2012
    Masterpiece Graphix (MGX) is now a distributor for Michelman primer, indicator and cleaning solutions for the HP Indigo 6000 and 6600 in-line priming unit. MGX will provide three Michelman products as part of its distributorship agreement: Michem In-…


    September 10, 2012
    The conventional and digital nyloflex ACE NEW printing plates, a product from Flint Group Flexographic Products, was launched in July 2012. The high durometer flexographic plates are available for use in flexible packaging, corrugated preprint, be…


    September 10, 2012
    Acucute Inc. has launched two product lines: the Nine.Five Custom Unlimited and the Performance Adhesive. The Nine.Five Custom Unlimited roll program allows customers to purchase customized pressure-sensitive products at 9.5" x 2500’. This…

  • laser ablative dry film

    laser ablative dry film

    July 10, 2012
    In cooperation with the Swiss Folex AG, Flint Group Flexographic Products has developed a laser ablative dry film. It is designed for imaging on infrared laser systems, such as digital flexo or letterpress imagesetters. The imaged film can be used…

  • diecutting

    July 10, 2012
    The KTI DRR 10 and DRR 13 series of re-register diecutting products for smaller digital label printing presses allows printed webs to be finished quickly and economically. The machine offers the flexibility to produce roll-to-roll or roll-to-sheet la…

  • africa, middle east market study

    July 10, 2012
    AWA Alexander Watson Associates has announced that it will publish a report titled Labeling Markets Africa and Middle East Market Study & Sourcebook 2012. This is AWA’s first assessment of this region. The report details the main label tech…


    July 10, 2012
    MACtac Printing Products has secured Underwriters Laboratories (UL) recognition for Flint Group inks when used with its durable film product line, including 3.4-mil white vinyl, 2.6-mil white polypropylene, 2.0-mil white and clear polyester and 2.0-m…

  • film base

    July 10, 2012
    Technicote is has announced the launch of its new Technicote Membership Card polypropylene film base, a pressure sensitive coupon product designed for direct mail packages that require cards to be affixed to continuous forms or cut sheets. It consist…

  • butt splicer

    butt splicer

    July 10, 2012
    CTC has introduced its Model S-900AB-ACV automatic butt splicer. It is suitable for splicing a variety of materials including tag, label, board, film stocks, and other thick or double ply materials. The heavy-duty cantilevered unwind design featur…

  • rotary screen inks

    July 10, 2012
    Flint Group Narrow Web is introducing a series of high-performance flexo and rotary screen inks for UV LED curing under the EkoCure brand.  These inks will be the first commercially available inks designed for combination print formulated specif…

  • Ultrasonic technology

    July 10, 2012
    Alphasonics has introduced Betasound, a simultaneous application of both high and low ultrasonic frequency pairings, combined with extremely wide frequency sweeps and multiple sweep rates to “deliver a quantum leap in anilox cleaning technology…

  • rotary knife assembly

    rotary knife assembly

    July 10, 2012
    Azco Corp. has introduced the MC-110 minicut rotary knife assembly. It features an extended shaft with a gear, pulley, or direct motor drive. This smaller, shear-cut unit offers clean, precise cuts on film, foil, paper, nonwovens and most flexible…

  • iphone, ipad apps

    iphone, ipad apps

    July 10, 2012
    Pamarco Global Graphics has launched its Flexo Application for the iPhone and iPad. The app is the first of its kind in the industry and allows printers and OEM companies to choose the optimum engraving brand, anilox calculations for line and scre…

  • low migration adhesives

    July 10, 2012
    Henkel is now offering low migration versions of its water-based adhesives under its Adhesin brand. Product variants are available for different application systems, such as rollers and nozzles. In its Adhesin Low Migration series, Henkel says it has…