Coiminks inks and varnishes, produced at both the San Martino in Strada and Offanengo sites in Italy, are serving the EMEA market. The Vinhedo Sao Paulo plant in Brazil is running for production and sales in the NAFTA and South America areas.

Coim is already present in the flexible...

Flint: Global raw material hike caused by explosion

The March explosion spread to adjacent facilities, causing nearly 80 deaths, injuring hundreds of people and forcing thousands of evacuations of nearby areas. The Chinese government has forced shut-downs at the industrial park, as well as others nearby, to allow for investigations and safety...

Siegwerk to open ink blending center in Bangladesh

With this expansion, Siegwerk is significantly strengthening its domestic business in the country while also extending its position across Asia overall.

Siegwerk has been supplying inks to printers in Bangladesh since the mid-1990s. Presently, inks are imported from Siegwerk’s plant in...

Toyo Ink Group to open sales office in Morocco

Eyeing the future economic progress of Africa, the company will set up its very first office on the continent, Toyo Ink North Africa, for the medium- to long-term timeframe, with paid-in capital of €2.4 million EUR ($2.7 million USD).

Toyo Ink North Africa will be engaged in developing...

Telrol transitions to Pulse PureTone FPC UV flexo ink system

As part of the Dutch printer’s ongoing business transformation and continuous improvement program, the switch to PureTone FPC inks took place at the end of February and was completed in less...

Actega North America has installed a 13in Mark Andy Performance Series P5 flexo press

The press has six print stations and a rail system currently carrying a Stork rotary screen unit, in-line lamination and die-cutting add-ons. Being equipped with hot air dryers and a GEW Rhino UV and UV LED lamp system, the press is able to support all current ink and coating technologies....

Koenig & Bauer Flexotecnic, FTA to host flexo curing seminar in Dallas

Invited experts will discuss the benefits and opportunities of each technique and how they relate to EB curing and UV LED to the press, inks and plates. A brand owner will address trends in packaging and how it impacts the need for newer curing technology. A roundtable discussion will include a...

Wikoff Color expands GelFlex agreement

Wikoff Color signed the new agreement with Technosolutions in early January and will bring this major innovation to customers in Africa, Australia, Central America, South America, the Caribbean, Japan, China, India, Europe and Russia.

‘EB Flexo has the potential to be revolutionary for...

Sartomer Invests in in-house EB labs

The company has recently installed EB lab units – standalone, compact, simple-to-use electron accelerators – at its France and US R&D centers. A third installation is planned for in Asia.

Sartomer noted EB curing is a green technology with very low VOC emissions and no solvent waste....

Focus, IIJ, Phoseon to showcase LED flexo/inkjet hybrid developments

Taking place at the UK press manufacturer’s headquarters in Nottingham on March 26-27, the open house will concentrate on digital inkjet technology, UV LED drying, peel and reveal label production, and waste matrix handling.

With IIJ and Phoseon, Focus will highlight advances in LED flexo...

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