• WEB GUIDING

    May 20, 2016
    Roll-2-Roll Technologies has developed ARIS, a new web guiding technology. It has web guiding and sensor technology that provides solutions to many of the industry’s guiding difficulties such as running multiple materials, changes in speed, ten…

  • PAPER SUBSTRATE

    May 20, 2016
    Americk Packaging’s Enniskillen site has developed a paper reel-fed label for the beverage market, offering an alternative to standard synthetic substrates. In some cases, paper labels are not a practical form of decoration, especially where bo…

  • FLAME RETARDANT LABELS

    May 20, 2016
    Polyonics, a leader in high temperature and harsh environment bar code label materials, has added new polyimide colors to its flame retardant product line; semi-gloss and matte yellow and blue plus semi-gloss green, violet and pink. The new…

  • PLATE TECHNOLOGY

    May 20, 2016
    Esko is launching at drupa the CDI Crystal 5080 XPSm, a technology that integrates and automates flexo plate imaging and exposure. The new UV LED exposure device increases consistency to the existing Esko quality standard, the company says, while the…

  • EXTRA-MATTE LABEL MATERIAL

    EXTRA-MATTE LABEL MATERIAL

    May 20, 2016
    UPM Raflatac has launched an extra-matte label face in Europe that meets demand for reliable bar code scanning on durable goods. PET Extra Matt Silver TC 50 has less than 20% gloss. This minimizes light-scatter and directs more light back to bar code…

  • SPECIALTY FILM

    May 20, 2016
    Acucote has extended its line of specialty films to include 2 mil Clear PET Dry Erase Overlaminate, 3.5 mil White Dry Erase Vinyl and 5 mil Black Chalkboard Vinyl. The dry erase overlaminating film is stocked with OL1, a clear permanent adhesive, on…

  • FSC-CERTIFIED PORTFOLIO

    May 20, 2016
    Avery Dennison is introducing an expanded portfolio of Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)-certified products. The product portfolio, which features more than 150 FSC-certified facestocks, will help the company meet its goals for sustainable paper sourc…

  • DIECUTTING SYSTEM

    DIECUTTING SYSTEM

    May 20, 2016
    AB Graphic has launched FAST Track die, a new module for the Digicon Series 3. The FAST Track die can run at speeds of up 150 m/m in semi rotary mode, with a repeat range of 250-508mm. The product is designed for higher speed diecutting, especiall…

  • PHARMACEUTICAL LABELSTOCK

    PHARMACEUTICAL LABELSTOCK

    April 8, 2016
    UPM Raflatac has launched a new label face in EMEIA as part of a security range for prescription and high-risk over-the-counter pharmaceuticals. Pharmaclear PP Seal adds a second layer of security to the tamper-evident functionality of the RP 62 E…

  • Cloud-based operating system

    April 8, 2016
    HP has announced the development of PrintOS, a cloud-based operating system that reinvents how customers manage print production. It is suitable for PSPs of all segments and sizes for use with HP Indigo, PageWide Web Press, Scitex and Latex digital p…

  • MICROSPHERE ADHESIVE

    April 8, 2016
    Spinnaker Coating, a manufacturer and provider of pressure sensitive paper and film products for the printing industry, has added a microsphere adhesive called Microtak to its product line. Microtak is an ultra removable acrylic adhesive that uses mi…

  • DURABLE FILM

    April 8, 2016
    FLEXcon has announced the availability of STABRITE Outdoor Durable Fluorescent Films, a line of vivid and durable fluorescent films produced by affiliate SMV Technologies. The offering is available in three-year durable non-laminated (print…

  • IONIZING AIR CURTAIN

    April 8, 2016
    Meech has announced the latest addition to its Hyperion range of static control systems, the 959IPS ionizing air curtain. The new unit is designed to provide effective static neutralization and dust removal in a wide range of industrial applications…

  • PRE-LAMINATE

    April 8, 2016
    Smartrac has announced the launch of a new PRELAM product based on NXP’s MIFARE DESFire EV2 chip family. The new inlay is compliant with all relevant ISO standards and ideally suited for cards and other form factors. The pre-laminate comes with…

  • ULTRA-THIN SHRINK SLEEVES

    April 8, 2016
    Clondalkin Flexible Packaging, Kirchberg, a specialist producer of shrink sleeves, diecut lids and lidding foils, has launched an ultra-thin shrink sleeve. Clondalkin has reduced its latest OPS sleeves to 40My and PET sleeves to 30My. Shrink sleeves…

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