In September 2014, global CtP manufacturer Cron entered the North American graphic communications market with the formation of Cron-ECRM. The new business unit, Cron-ECRM FBU, will be led by...

Eric Hoendervangers (right), MPS commercial director, with John Villalobos, founder of Fencsa, one of the Dutch press manufacturer's new agents in South America

The appointment of Fencsa, Coras do Brasil and Ferrostaal as agents across the region is the latest step in the company’s global growth initiative.

This has included the appointment of Printum...

Managing director James Malone and Label Power’s HP Indigo WS6800 press operator Dean Rush

Hence today, with the first 20 years behind it and anticipating to what he refers as its ‘20/20 goal’, James Malone’s Label Power can confidently go to market under the banner of ‘We print labels and tags or supply you a solution so you can print your own’. 

It is a matter of record that...

L to R Roland Simon; Darren Milligan; Georges Gravanis; Pankaj Bhardwaj; Sailesh Kapur; Anil Sharma; and Hassan Husein Rmaile from Avery Dennison inaugurating the new ADIKC in Pune

Darren Milligan, senior marketing director, SAPSSA at Avery Dennison, explains: ‘The Avery Dennison Innovation and Knowledge Center is made up of two key centers. The Knowledge Center, in collaboration with our industry partners, is an end-to-end training facility across both conventional and...

Fujifilm Sericol plant in Pune

‘Consumption of UV flexo and letterpress inks in the Indian narrow web market is about 1,000 to 1,200 metric tons per annum, which amounts to around 120 crore INR [18.5m USD] of UV inks. We have a market share of around 12 percent of this market in the country,’ estimates Rajesh Gandhi, general...

Kodak Thermal Imaging Layer (TIL) sheet on Shilp’s first run of the Wide 50x80 NX system

The company announced the investment at Labelexpo Europe 2017. 

Explaining the investment, Gajanan Bhavsar, marketing director at Shilp Gravures, said: ‘The market and our...

Shrink film machine installed in Bidadi factory where the company also manufactues preforms

The company’s growth has been fueled by the acquisition in 2016 of Delhi-based Varahi Polymers with factories in Noida, Baddi and Pantnagar. According to a national daily, this deal was estimated at 350 crore INR (53.5m USD) and gave Manjushree access to Varahi Polymers’ factories, assets and...

Maxcess China marks 10 years, expands into new facility

‘Maxcess China began operations 10 years ago,’ said Nang Young, general manager for Maxcess China. ‘During that time we have continued to increase production, requiring a new state-of-the-art facility to further grow our capabilities and expand into precision roll production. We will transfer...

Shi Jianping is general secretary of the Flexo Printing Branch of the Printing Technology Association of China (PTAC)

L&L: What are the major responsibilities of the Flexo Printing Branch of the Printing Technology Association of China? And what is its role in China’s industrial development? 

Shi Jianping: The Flexo Printing Branch of the Printing Technology...

Nutella jars could be personalized in Kmart Australia stores nationwide

Kmart Australia purchased more than 200 Afinia Label L301 desktop label printers, utilizing HP thermal inkjet technology, to deliver personalized labels for jars of...

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