L to R - Abraham Prabhakar, vice president India - Flexo Packaging Division, Kodak; Vidhu Gautam, business director APR - Flexo Packaging Division, Kodak), Rohit Shingala, partner, Repro Poly Services and Vimal Shingala, partner, Repro Poly Services

For Repro Poly Services, the Flexcel NX Wide system’s fine image reproduction, print contrast and high densities will enable the company to compete for business traditionally beyond the capabilities of flexo. In addition, with enhanced ink transfer capabilities and high resolution, flat-top dot...

Creation has embedded the Label Traxx system into its own software, CreationLink

This saw Label Traxx design and develop an advanced software system that gives customers the ability to send digital print orders to Creation, resulting in an overall leaner production environment.

Creation, itself a specialist packaging artwork, reprographics, plate and screen producer,...

 A digital link between Esko’s packaging pre-press workflow, Automation Engine

These three integrations, that digitize and connect the most advanced technologies of Esko, AVT, X-Rite and Pantone, were demonstrated during EskoWorld, the annual Esko user event taking place in San Antonio, Texas. The integrations are designed to preserve the digital flow of data across...

Esko has introduced the CDI Crystal 4835 and Print Control Wizard flexo platemaking systems

These new launches mark the first and only automated flexo platemaking line in the industry, and to streamline the entire process, Esko has made it more automated and easier to use. This not only improves the productivity of platemaking, it also ensures quality and consistency throughout, and...

Esko and Asahi are partnering to improve overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) in flexo platemaking through the combination of their respective technologies

Stephan Doppelhammer, business development manager at Asahi Photoproducts Europe, explained: ‘In our fast-paced and rapidly evolving industry, efficiency, waste reduction and speed to market are critical.

‘By partnering with Esko, we bring together solutions from two world-class companies...

Lux ITP Epic is a marriage of first-to-market technologies intended to enhance print quality and consistency while simplifying workflows

ITP Epic is a marriage of first-to-market technologies intended to enhance print quality and consistency while simplifying workflows. This photopolymer plate has clean print technology, is UV LED compatible, and can be processed either in conventional solvents or in MacDermid’s Lava thermal...

John O’Grady has been named as the new president of the Print Systems division at Eastman Kodak, effective April 24, 2018.

Previously, he was president of the Consumer and Film division and former general manager of worldwide sales for Print Systems. O’Grady has replaced Brad Kruchten who is retiring after 36 years with Kodak.

Jeff Clarke, CEO at Kodak, said: ‘Kruchten has been an important part of our...

Cron Europe has appointed Jenne Smit as VP, Flexo Business Unit EMEAR

Smit joins Cron Europe with many years’ experience in the graphic arts and packaging sector, most recently as sales manager, Europe, Eastern Europe and Central Asia for Xeikon (now part of Flint Group) where he oversaw the pre-press division. He has also previously worked for Agfa, Hagra and...

Schawk Group, which is part of the Matthews International Corporation, is one of the biggest global brand deployment companies worldwide. Schawk Manchester is one of the main platemaking operations in the UK, and supports its customers with expertise in resourcing, workflow, imaging and color...

Oliver Schlindwein is EMEA sales manager at Verico Technology

Following the acquisition by Mark Andy, Presstek’s former waterless offset plate division has been spun out as an...

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