Sathis Abeywickrama, managing director at Flexiprint Sri Lanka

The factory houses eight Gidue and Bobst presses – the latest bought in 2017 – and two Martin Automatic MBS unwind/splicer systems and six LRD rewinders, alongside a highly automated ink kitchen by DIC, inspection systems, DuPont Cyrel Fast 1000 TD flexographic plate making system, anilox...

A Catholic priest blessed a new Mark Andy press installed at Etipress

Etipress opened its Guadalajara label business in 2006 with Juan Carlos Arroyave and Kenjiro Kobayashi. Arroyave’s father spent four decades in the label industry, so Arroyave knew what he was getting into. 

Arroyave and Kobayashi admit that Etipress initially struggled. The co-owners...

Monotech Systems installs Jetsci X1 in Bangladesh

Neeraj Thappa, general manager, international sales, Monotech Systems, said: ‘This is our first industrial high-speed inkjet system installation in Bangladesh. The customer’s print application was very demanding and our team designed a special system to achieve the desired requirements of the...

This issue* of Labels & Labelling** completes ten years of publishing the magazine, initially just in the UK but in recent years to readers in some 55 countries worldwide.
 
Such has been the growth in the label market – especially the pressure-sensitive sector...
First Gallus Labelmaster 440 installed in India

The 12-color press, installed at the company’s 26,000 sq ft factory of the company, features cold foil, rotary screen and a die-cutting unit. Gururaj Ballarwad of Signode India said: ‘We are delighted with the performance of the press and are initially printing self-adhesive paper jobs on it. We...

Attendees at the seminar hosted at Deji's new factory in Beijing

The company installed its first Omet XFlex in 2013. It will receive its second in April – an investment which emphasizes Deji’s success at a time of slow growth in the Chinese market, and founder Yu Dayang’s optimism about a potential upturn. Thanks to the rising cost of raw...

Samer of TPP Jordan (left) with Amit Ahuja of Multitec (right) for press acceptance at the Faridabad factory of the Indian manufacturer

Elaborating on this new capability, company director, Amit Ahuja, said: ‘This capability helps us and the customer’s management keep production logs, see key data and prevent costly downtime of the press. We are now better equipped to offer preventive maintenance to clients based on the hours...

Konica Minolta hosts an event to showcase MGI samples to customers

The Jetvarnish 3D machine utilises MGI’s patented inkjet and hot foil stamping technology to provide digital spot UV coating in plain 2D and 3D, with thickness of up to 200 microns, and embossed foil textured effects in one pass. The digital spot UV coating process is 100 percent...

Skanem Bangkok plant at Amata Nakorn

Saton Samerphark, managing director at Skanem Bangkok, says: ‘We started with two 9-color Nilpeter FA-4 presses in July 2007 and today run four. We have always opted for 420mm web width for the flexibility it offers to print bigger sizes of labels.’

The company primarily caters to the...

A new AVT inspection unit has been added to the company’s Nilpeter FB-3 flexo press to enhance quality control capabilities before products are shipped to customers. This will be particularly advantageous when the Vectra is running in-line with the Nilpeter FB-3, said Bakers, as jobs are not...

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