Ultra High Viscosity technology’s capabilities can open new finishing opportunities to label and packaging printers, according to Xaar.

As part of Xaar’s ImagineX platform, Ultra High Viscosity technology ensures that Xaar’s printheads deliver high impact, productive and efficient results for volume digital label and packaging printing applications. 

Xaar said that by enabling an extended high color gamut and fluids with...

Brands often recognize the advantages of new label technologies, but find it too disruptive to change production line technology

The news in this issue of L&L of a potential breakthrough in clear-on-clear self-adhesive label technology is an exciting one. Signite is a technology developed by Actega...

DTM Print has launched Catalyst, a laser label marking system developed to print and cut durable, synthetic labels

Labels produced with marking lasers, including Catalyst, are typically used to replace metal plates or less durable labels produced by resin thermal transfer printers on polyester substrates.

Typical applications include UDI labels for medical devices and healthcare equipment, automobile...

Contiweb has appointed Gene French as sales manager for the United States

French’s responsibilities will include fulfilling Contiweb’s sales operations in the region with a particular focus on digital printing while reporting to Contiweb’s newly promoted sales director, Rob Bosman.  

French has extensive knowledge of digital and commercial printing technologies...

Henning Kongstad in the front of Flexo Was machines

The story of Flexo Wash begins in 1989 with the invention of the first cleaning machine from a dishwasher. Kongstad, who started a label printing business in 1977, bought his first printing machine in 1978. It was this business that served as the impetus for inventing Flexo Wash almost ten years...

Apex Latin America´s laser room with the new laser engraving machine at the right

The latest addition to Apex Latin America’s Curitiba facility is one of many upgrades across the company’s locations in keeping with its global expansion initiative, Vision: 2020s.

‘We are very pleased with this investment,’ said Valcinei Bisineli, managing director of Apex Latin America...

James Boughton, managing director of Edale

Established in 1950, Edale developed into a manufacturer with a growing reputation for R&D that allows it to design bespoke technologies for a range of applications from film to carton board. Coincidentally around the same time, Verner Eisby developed corona treatment and set up Vetaphone....

Uruguayan flexible packaging specialist Strong has acquired a Comexi S1 DT slitter to automate more production processes at its Montevideo facility

Strong is an Uruguayan family business that belongs to the Macció Group. The company has over 40 years of experience in producing all types of flexible packaging at its 15,000 sqm facility in Montevideo. 

‘As a result of high productivity, we acquired this slitter, a machine that will...

The company has developed a new feature for resolving faults quickly and accurately without requiring direct access to the applicator. Built around automatically generated QR codes, the procedure has been successfully trialed and is now a standard feature of the Herma 500 labelers.

If a...

Zecher has launched a new website focusing on a modern and clear design with a simple user interface and interaction options

In addition to information about the Zecher world, the new website also offers customers a general content database on printing processes.

‘Five years after the last relaunch, we have deliberately placed our focus on usability and user-friendliness and want to provide website visitors...

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