US-based Matik has joined Vinfoil’s sales and service network

Vinfoil’s cold foiling systems include Micro, Infigo, Optima and VIFOP Software. In addition to equipment sales, Matik will provide service and parts.

Matik, based in Connecticut and with several regional offices, is the exclusive distributor in North America for many other brands,...

‘It is by far the most effective die-cutter on the market’ - ScanMould managing director Martin Fundal

The company was founded two years ago and has previously identified opportunities in a number of markets across Europe as it targets growth. Having supplied complex oxygen barrier labels to...

‘CEI BossJet powered by Domino’ hybrid press

Mark Turk, president & CEO at International Label & Printing, said: ‘In-line operation of printing and finishing, and the ability to run multiple webs, pre-and-post coatings when necessary, foiling, and two-sided printing were some of the reasons for investing in this hybrid press. ...

Labelexpo Southeast Asia 2018 is supported by the Thai Screen Printing & Graphic Imaging Association (TSGA) and the Department of Industrial Promotion (DIP) under the Minister of Industry

Focused entirely on label and package printing in the region, Labelexpo Southeast Asia debuts at BITEC in Bangkok, Thailand on May 10-12.

Aimed at printers/converters, brand owners, label and packaging technicians, buyers and design specialists, the event's organizer expects visitors to...

Pictured (from left): Lee Blackwell, machine operator; Anthony Mould, operations director; Chris Dew, managing director, all of Affinity Packaging

Affinity Packaging, based in Leyland, Lancashire, specializes in bespoke packaging and printing for a wide range of market sectors, from initial design concept through to final product.

The investment in a Novacut 106 E Autoplaten die-cutter is part of a long-term strategy to grow and...

Gulf Print & Pack Summit 2018 is a conference-led two-day educational event aimed at commercial printers, label and packaging converters, brand owners, designers and other members of the printing supply chain

The Middle East and surrounding markets have not been immune to these trends but are set to benefit. According to statistics from Smithers Pira, the total value for printing in the Middle East will be worth more than US$20 billion for the first time in 2018 as the market continues to grow and...

Close-up of CoCo LoCo bottles from Lee Stafford, featuring foils from API

Foils, laminates, and holographics can all work as part of the design to provide labels with the 'wow factor' that gives them an edge. These products by their nature beguile us – and when their impact is linked to an understanding of the specific brand’s values, the effect can be extremely...

Fresnels' 'Peacock' optically variable foil (OVF) nanotechnology

In the world of retail packaging, brand owners – and by extension the design houses that work for them – crave innovation. It appears that they’re always on the lookout for new ways to make sure that their products stand-out to consumers and radiate that all important brand appeal – ‘unseen...

Durst's Helmuth Munter (left) and Omet's Marco Calcagni (right) in from of XJet

The hybrid printing system, Omet XJet – powered by Durst, integrates the digital press manufacturer’s Tau 330 digital inkjet system with Omet X6 flexo stations and converting units, including cold foil, hot foil, lamination, varnishing, die-cutting and slitting.

XJet is powered by Durst...

MPS Leicesterhas installed a Bobst Novacut 106 ER Autoplaten die-cutter as part of a print de-risking strategy

The MPS plant in Leicester, UK has installed a Bobst Novacut 106 ER Autoplaten die-cutter as part of a print de-risking strategy.

MPS Leicester designs and prints folding cartons, labels, inserts and rigid packaging for the branded and healthcare market sectors. As such, it places great...

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