Xeikon Café 2017

April 13, 2017

Digital press demos and label industry education were among the highlights of the largest edition of the event to date.

Xeikon digital press demonstrations took place throughout the day.

Antoine Fady, Flint Group's CEO, bids farewell to Wim Maes while introducing Benoit Chatelard, the new head of Flint Group's Digital Solutions Division.

Laser finishing from Cartes at the Xeikon Cafe.

Flint Group unveiled the nyloflex Xpress Thermal Processing System.

AB Graphic Digicon Series 3 demonstration

Durable and glossy: labels printed on the PX3.

The newest addition to the Xeikon press portfolio is the Panther, aka PX3, a UV inkjet press.

A "talk show" panel led by Kevin Karstedt closed out the program.

Sean Smyth of Smithers Pira discussed the latest trends in digital print for packaging.

Keynote speaker Rafi Albo presented the latest trends in smart and interactive packaging.

With several partner suppliers exhibiting, every portion of the label converting workflow was represented at the Xeikon Cafe.

The Xeikon Cheetah, aka CX3, prints labels at speeds up to 98 fpm.

Visitors had ample opportunities for networking.

L&NW Editor Steve Katz working hard at the Xeikon Cafe.