• Cutting systems

    July 20, 2005
    Cutting systems Schober USA Cincinnati OH USA The new line of RSM Rotary Die Cutting Systems converts thin gauge film in-mold labels at speeds of up to 230 fpm. The system unwinds label rolls, diecuts labels, counts, stacks and delivers labels, re…

  • Protective film

    July 20, 2005
    Protective film Toray Plastics North Kingstown RI USA PET Lumirror PS10 film is made with a co-extruded sheet consisting of a thin layer of an amorphous material over a thicker layer of crystalline polyester. It offers cure stability, resistance t…

  • Workflow options

    July 20, 2005
    Workflow options Esko-Graphics Gent Belgium New options in the Scope workflow allow a PDF file to be created and verified with error-free results. Instructions to create a Certified PDF file are offered. Scope also supports the Callas pdfIns…

  • Opaque white ink

    July 20, 2005
    Opaque white ink Water Ink Technologies Lincolnton NC USA Bondtite White is a new UV opaque white ink adheres to a wide range of film substrates that is also compatible with Water Ink Technologies’ complete line of UV and water based inks. W…

  • Mixer/blender

    July 20, 2005
    Mixer/blender AWT World Trade Chicago IL USA A 220-volt option on Tornado Ink Mixer and Color Blender mixes 1-quart containers to 5-gallon containers (1 liter to 25 liters). Four mixing blades are available to fit quart, 1-gallon, 3.5 gallon and 5…

  • Glueless turret rewinder

    July 20, 2005
    Glueless turret rewinder CTC International West Caldwell NJ USA A glueless-start version of the Small Wonder Automatic Turret Rewinder uses a tucking system to automatically start the winding of small label rolls without the need for core glue. Th…

  • Transparent

    July 20, 2005
    Transparent substrate Ritrama Minneapolis MN USA ClearFlex is a transparent label substrate that works on both rigid clear plastic bottles and flexible, squeezable clear plastic tubes. It is based on high clarity polypropylene incorporating grea…

  • Diecutter

    July 20, 2005
    Diecutter Daco Solutions Beverly England The Daco DTD250 10" bench-top rotary diecutter operates at a maximum speed of 150 meters per minute. It features rotary scissor slitting, pneumatic independently controlled unwind and rewind tension,…

  • Hologram insetting

    July 20, 2005
    Hologram insetting Omet Lecco Italy The Hologram-Insetting unit can deposit holograms up to six ways, in-line, on the Varyflex press. The unit adds holograms to labels, plastic films and flexible cartons. It has been tested at a speed of 80 meters…

  • Digital products

    July 20, 2005
    Digital products 3M Converter Markets St. Paul MN USA 3M has introduced a new line of label materials for digital printing: HP Indigo- optimized polyester and polypropylene face stocks. Materials are available in smaller minimums, as low as a…

  • Web sensor

    July 20, 2005
    Web sensor Strandberg Engineering Labs Greensboro NC The Spectrum 4 Multimeter checks and stores web speed along with stretch or shrinkage from roll to roll. Optional sensors such as half speed sensors, contact and non-contact, wet pickup, moistur…

  • Digital flexo platesetting

    July 20, 2005
    Digital flexo platesetting Esko-Graphics Gent Belgium A new concept in digital flexo platesetting, Inline UV Main Exposure, allows digital flexo plates to be exposed at the same time that they are imaged, rather than requiring separate exposure on…

  • Print management

    July 20, 2005
    Print management Tailored Solutions Milwaukee WI USA Label Traxx version 4.1 includes more than 60 enhancements, including the support of digital presses and screen printing, and layout advancements. It also reduces keystrokes and entries required…

  • Re-register system

    July 20, 2005
    Re-register system Rotary Technologies Orlando FL USA The Servo3000 digital re-register system is portable and can be used on any web press. It adds more colors or die cuts to jobs at full speed with low waste, and adds specialty finishing, such a…

  • Electronic control

    July 20, 2005
    Electronic control IT Metz Nuertingen Germany The ELC range of electronic control equipment operates UV lamps. The equipment has integrated electronic and monitoring controls to ensure that the performance of the lamp remains constant even if the…