Prasanna Sahu, chairman Barcom Industries (left) with Rajesh K Gawde, director Arcadia Associates, and the GSE Colorsat Match ink dispenser

Barcom manufactures self-adhesivelabels, tags, pouches and specialty products including barcodes, QR and security labels, and re-closures. Its markets include pharmaceuticals, chemicals, industrial lubricants, textiles, spirits, beverages, and other retail products. The company handles...

The Xeikon PX3000 has been certified with FLEXcon’s pressure-sensitive film product lines COMPUcal Excel 20440, 21440 and 22440

UL is an internationally recognised safety science company. This certification allows Xeikon and FLEXcon to use the UL mark on their products.

Xeikon's Panther technology is specifically designed to work with its Panther series of presses, the PX3000 and PX2000. The UV inkjet presses use...

Carlsberg has chosen hubergroup as the main ink supplier for beer labels in selected markets

These ‘Greener Green’ inks form part of Carlsberg’s ambitious sustainability program, TogetherTowardsZero, through which the company is working to make its products more sustainable and allow consumers to live more sustainable lives. To that end, Carlsberg looked at the entire value chain to...

Pigment ink allows production of durable, UV-resistant labels using the Primera LX910e

LX910e was initially shipped with a dye-based ink cartridge. Dye ink produces bright colors and vibrant photo-quality images, according to Primera. In goes on to note that pigment ink is better suited for applications where sunlight, water and chemicals can come in contact with the printed...

Jason Jones had established his own ink manufacturing plant in Johannesburg, Primary Colour

Jones has been involved in the ink industry in South Africa for more than 30 years. He established his own ink manufacturing plant in Johannesburg, Primary Colour, which has been in operation for six years catering mostly to the wide web flexo and gravure packaging industry.

Prior to that...

INX is now looking at the best way of bringing its NW340 UV inkjet digital label press to market, with potential partners being sounded out on the Labelexpo Americas 2018 show floor

Such a strategy can be evidenced with the Gaia press, launched at Labelexpo Europe 2017 in partnership with Uteco and ebeam Technologies. INX is now looking at the best way of bringing its NW340 UV inkjet digital label press to market, with potential partners being sounded out on the Labelexpo...

Labelexpo Americas 2018 played host to a number of product launches as well as product introductions to the US market, including the new Mark Andy P9E, P7E and P5E presses

Labelexpo Americas is the region's largest dedicated trade show for the label and package printing industry. Labelexpo Americas 2018 hosted a total of 487 exhibitors, up from 455 two years before, across the biggest floorspace yet at 203,642 sq ft. Almost 30 percent of exhibitors  at this year’s...

RKW Finland has successfully adopted EGP – expanded gamut printing – in collaboration with Marvaco and Siegwerk Finland

The company received the certificate, in September 2018, in recognition of its successful implementation of a greener and more flexible flexography process.

RKW Finland has successfully adopted EGP – expanded gamut printing – in collaboration with Marvaco and Siegwerk Finland.

EGP...

Thorsten Kröller to become president of Actega

He will succeed Dr Roland Peter, who is going to retire. At the same time, Thorsten Kröller will join Altana’s executive management team.

‘Dr Roland Peter looks back on a successful management career in our organization spanning over 20 years. After many years as the head of BYK, he has...

Myron Petruch named as president and chief executive officer at Sun Chemical

Petruch assumes leadership of Sun Chemical after serving as president of Sun Chemical Performance Pigments and general manager of the pigments products division since 2008. He succeeds Rudi Lenz who will transition to the new role of vice chairman of the board at Sun Chemical. In this role, Lenz...

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