BST ProControl launches PC16S-wave RS reflection sensor

The PC16S-wave RS reflection sensor measures the material web without contact using non-ionizing electromagnetic waves. The interaction of the non-ionizing electromagnetic waves with the material includes the waves being absorbed. Depending on the basis weights and composition of the coating to...

Loparex invests in SAM extrusion coating machine

The new high-performance line from SAM will be operational in early 2020 and will double Loparex’s manufacturing capacity in Europe for poly-coated release liners. The SAM machine will incorporate the latest printing, primer coating and extrusion technology. Loparex stated that the investment...

Czech label printer KZK installs Mark Andy P5E flexo press

KZK was established in 1995 and is owned and managed by Bronislav Kuda. The printer is an existing Mark Andy customer, running three of its presses at its plant Brno. The facility has been extended to house the new P5E.

With existing 6-color capability, KZK elected to specify the new P5E...

FFEI has appointed Paul Watson as chief operating officer (COO)

This is a new role created within FFEI as a result of significant growth experienced by the business over the past 12 months. 

Watson joined FFEI in January 2019 and is well versed at operating within highly regulated environments having previously worked at board level in the defence and...

Curt Begle, president of the health, hygiene and specialties division of Berry Global, is the new chairperson of the FPA board of directors

Curt Begle, president of the health, hygiene and specialties division of Berry Global, is the new chairperson of the FPA board of directors. Begle succeeds David Staker, president and CEO at Plastic Packaging Technologies, who served as chairperson of the FPA board of directors from March 2018...

Lombardi launches mid web flexo press for flexible packaging

Invicta 630 is an 8-color, full servo mid web flexo press for flexible packaging. The updated press features a new design and way of working. It is available with web widths of 450-750mm and can run at up to 200m/min. It is a sleeve-based flexo press and is 100 percent gearless. Sleeve change is...

Sihl and partners present short-run inkjet packaging production

Sihl has cooperated with various component manufacturers to develop Artysio. This has seen Sihl’s expertise in media for digital printing, combined with digital printing technology, create a system to allow local narrow web printers to produce small quantities in custom designs. Machine add-ons...

Smag appoints new sales director for the French market

Monopoli was previously co-owner of Graphic Evolution, distributor of Koenig & Bauer, Bobst and Smag product lines. Graphic Evolution has developed the market of Algeria, and consolidated the Tunisian and Moroccan markets. This has allowed Smag Graphique to develop its installations in these...

Mark Andy Digital Series HD hybrid press

From early beginnings with the retrofitting of CMYK inkjet heads on to existing flexo presses just eight or ten years ago, hybrid printing has advanced rapidly, moving through flexo press manufacturers building digital into entry-level hybrids with flexo options for spot colors and/or cold...

TE Connectivity introduces HPR100 labels

TEs rugged, self-adhesive custom design labels offer customers in the industrial, aerospace, defense and marine environments- where labels have to withstand grease, water, gasoline, hydraulic fluid, humidity, cold, chemicals and heat.

The labels provide excellent performance. Its adhesive...

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