Marshall Hogenson has been appointed vice president, Americas of Cron-ECRM FBU

In September 2014, global CtP manufacturer Cron entered the North American graphic communications market with the formation of Cron-ECRM. Cron-ECRM serves as the master distributor in the Americas for Cron’s HDI Flexo CtP systems. Cron-ECRM provides regional sales and support with demonstration...

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...

Label Summit Latin America returns to Mexico on April 24-25, 2018

The summit will cover many hot topics such as business diversification, consolidation in the marketplace, packaging design trends, product security and material technologies and their applications. Featuring a cross-industry mix of expert speakers, the conference sessions are designed to help...

Siegwerk announces price increases of packaging inks, varnishes

The industry has experienced recent sustained cost increases for quality raw materials and further increases are anticipated during the course of 2018.

'Siegwerk continues to devote a large number of resources to identify efficiency mechanisms and alternate raw material sources and works...

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...

Ferrostaal is now representing MPS printing technology in Chile and Bolivia.

The new local MPS agents in South America are: Fencsa in Colombia, Peru, Ecuador and Venezuela; Coras do Brasil in Brazil and Argentina; and Ferrostaal in Chile and Bolivia.

Eric Hoendervangers, MPS commercial director, commented: ‘South America is a diverse market that we felt was better...

Pictured (from left): Alexander Piedra, Quimica Anders Ecuador; Nick Vindel, JM Heaford; Horst Eichhorn, Quimica Anders

Quimica Anders has been representing JM Heaford in Peru since 2004, while sales of Heaford mounters and proofers into Ecuador date back to 1994. JM Heaford currently has more than 20 installed models.

Quimica Anders Ecuador was established in 2004 and today is certified to ISO 9001-2015,...

Since installation in August 2017, Etipress has reported reduced maintenance, improved noise control on the plant floor, and cost and waste savings

The technology-centric label business, which specializes in self-adhesive and security labels, has a self-stated mission to produce quality products at competitive prices while still hitting delivery deadlines using the most advanced printing machinery on the market. The addition of next-...

The Comexi F2 MC press was launched in Brazil in 2016

Since starting operations in 2002 in the city of Montenegro, Comexi has strengthened its presence in the Brazilian market, producing more than 270 machines over this period. In Brazil, Comexi equipment is designed and produced for the local market and also for export depending on the group's...

Label Summit Latin America took place in Santiago, Chile, for the first time, focusing on the country’s dynamic wine label market; the event returns to Mexico in 2018

Economically speaking, the region as a whole is still adjusting to the end of the 2003-2010 commodity boom, which was fueled by Chinese demand. Commodity prices fell during the following five years; shrinking export revenue weakened the region’s currencies and pushed up inflation. After five...

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