Marvaco plate team at the Sunne plant in Sweden

‘Marvaco got one of the highest scores a repro house can get as first time qualification,’said Friedrich von Rechteren, global commercial VP, Flint Group. 

The other Marvaco sites are undergoing the certification process. 

During a six-month process consisting of three main steps...

UK printer makes water-wash flexo plate investment with Dantex hardware

Dantex noted that the system is suited to fast platemaking with enhanced environmental benefits, and produces plates with flat top dots and superior ink release compared to other standard plate technologies.

The Dantex DigiWash 4835 is a dual tank system, claimed as ‘easy to maintain and...

MacDermid promotes EMEAR director

Beesley joined MacDermid in 2014 and has more than 30 years experience in the printing, packaging and graphics industry. Since joining, he has been instrumental in building the EMEAR team and expanding MacDermid‘s business in the region. The EMEAR region is vital to MacDermid’s growth strategy...

Trish Oakley joins MGS with experience in both operational and sales management

‘I am pleased to announce the addition of Trish and Michael to the MacDermid Graphics Solutions North American sales team,‘ said Mike Williams, director of sales for North America. ‘Trish and Michael each have over 25 years’ experience in the print and packaging industry bringing a wealth of...

Heidelberg launches knowledge portal for label printing

The printing equipment manufacturer noted that labels give products a unique identity and ‘influence the impulse to buy' at the point of sale. Accounting for around five percent of the global print volume of approximately EUR ...

Print samples from the new Imprima LJ waterless offset printing plate

Toray described the new water-washable plate as having high quality and durability. Its printing resolution is up to 175 LPI.

The thermal negative CTP printing plate uses a standard imaging wavelength of 830 nanometers. It is suitable for label production but can also be used for a wide...

Shanghai Hengze Printing Company adopts Asahi AWP-DEF water-washable plates

Shanghai Hengze Printing Company was founded in 2001 as a letterpress shop producing labels for products in daily use among the Chinese population. Shanghai Hengze offers complete end-to-end services under one roof, from product design and pre-press, to the finished product.

After adding...

Argentine packaging design and reprographics business Fotograbados Longo has invested in South America’s first XPS Crystal 5080 technology

Having equipped itself with a range of Esko technology in recent years, the company has now acquired an Esko XPS Crystal 5080 to drive enhanced plate quality and consistency at its site in Avellaneda, near Buenos Aires.

Sebastian Longo, president of Fotograbados Longo, said: ‘We are...

Matteo Cardinotti, managing director of Bobst Firenze

Bobst will demonstrate the high-quality results which are possible when using Bellissima on its presses. The company will also support Bellissima technology and trade shop partners by engaging in collaborative marketing activities to increase awareness of this multi-award-winning technology....

Students watch a demonstration on a Mark Andy Performance Series P7E

The event was held at Mark Andy’s European headquarters in Warsaw, Poland. The open house attracted over 100 attendees from five universities, focused on educating students on the latest label and packaging technology, as well as the consumables that result in the highest quality print.

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