GEW has announced the development of the VCP step and repeat UV system for webfed, screen printing. The development permits optimized UV curing of inks and coatings on flatbed, intermittent screen presses. The VCP step and repeat UV curing system reduces power consumption by 30 percent, due to its efficient and compact electronic power supply. GEW says it offers high intensity cool UV output from a specially designed cold reflector system. A quartz window is used to further reduce web temperature and can be quickly removed for inspection, cleaning or replacement.
A relative newcomer to the “online” segment of the labels market is Wizard Labels. Formed in early 2013 by Steve Smith (former president and co-owner of Lightning Labels) and Jay Dollries (president/…