Techkon USA appoints Richard Black as midwest sales manager

Black has been involved with the printing and publishing industry for more than 30 years. He graduated from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, with a bachelor of science degree in graphic communications. He spent 17 years working for major manufacturers such as Fujifilm...

RotoMetrics won the Award for Innovation at the 2018 Label Industry Global Awards. L-R: Butch Schomber and Keith Laakko of RotoMetrics, and Guillaume Clement of Flint Group

In 1957, if you would have asked most people in the American Midwest to identify an engineering marvel, they probably would have named the opening of the mighty Mackinac suspension bridge connecting the upper and lower peninsulas of the US state of Michigan. However, just west of the Mississippi...

Asahi Photoproducts releases flat top flexo plates with clean transfer technology

‘The AFP-BFTH plate is the first plate with clean transfer technology to boost solid ink homogeneity in printing,’ says Dieter Niederstadt, technical marketing manager at Asahi Photoproducts. ‘It also delivers consistent print quality throughout the run, with fewer press stops for plate cleaning...

Graymills turns 80

The company was founded in Chicago in 1939 by John Gray and Lloyd Mills as a pump manufacturer for machine tool coolants. Industrial parts cleaning equipment was added in 1944 and in 1953 Graymills started working with the fledgling flexographic industry to create pumps, filters and accessories...

PCMC launches interactive training materials

Replacing binders of printed machine documentation, the rugged Mobile Link tablet is geared toward today’s operators and comes preloaded with interactive material, including instruction and parts manuals, schematics, lubrication schedules, simulators, videos and more. This new technology is...

Karlville Swiss expands pouch converting machine business

The standard KS-DSUP-400 machine is suitable to produce three-side seal pouches and stand-up, pouches from one web, which is marketed for customers with HP Indigo 20000 presses.

For narrow web digital customers with HP Indigo 6900 models, the KS-DSUP-400-GS is designed to help converters...

Re adds friction shafts

These have been designed for slitter rewinders that need to control accurately multiple and independent reels after the cutting process. The shafts are available in 3in and 6in diameters.

The friction rings are equipped with gripping rolls with a wide supporting surface to guarantee grip...

Heidelberg continues growth in electromobility

An in-house development, Wallbox Home Eco is sold in Germany via online platforms such as Amazon and also from various retailers and consumer electronics stores. Heidelberg also has a number of electrical wholesalers and various consumer electronics chains of well-known suppliers on board to...

Bobst to introduce new label and packaging technology

Together with the Revo partners and Mouvent, a joint venture operation specializing in inkjet printing, Bobst is to host an open house in Florence, Italy revealing these developments in early April

During the open house, Bobst will unveil two world premiere end-to-end systems and three...

MacDermid sponsors scholarship at Clemson

The MacDermid Graphics Solutions Scholarship in Graphic Communications at Clemson University is intended to help attract and retain ‘exceptional’ student talent in graphic communications for the university and the wider graphics arts industry. 

Scholarships will be awarded to deserving...

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