British curing systems specialist GEW UV has appointed Madrid-headquartered Grupo Impryma to represent the company across Spain and Portugal from October 2021

With offices in Madrid and Barcelona, Impryma is ideally situated to manage the region for all GEW UV systems, spare parts and services. The 18-strong team at Impryma has built up an outstanding reputation for their depth of experience and expertise in the field of narrow web printing....

ATB-Systemetiketten, part of Barthel Group, has installed two Mark Andy Evolution Series E5 narrow web flexo presses fitted with LeoLED technology developed by UK-based GEW

The servo-driven Evolution Series presses, 4-color and 8-color versions feature 430mm (17in) web width and a high specification, including web cleaning and corona treatment. The 8-color machine also has an overhead rail system for moveable unwinding/rewinding for cold foil and lamination and die...

Vetaphone, the Denmark-based inventor of corona treatment, is celebrating its 70th anniversary in 2021

It was the advent of plastic packaging materials in the years following the Second World War that led to the invention of a surface treatment that has become known globally as corona. In his small home workshop in Denmark, Verner Eisby set about solving the problem of getting ink to adhere to...

Donna Covannon, John Pogatschnik, and Karin Albrektsson of Xeikon and Flint Group/Flint Group Narrow Web speak about the company's Dual Cure inks, the adoption of digital presses, and where each sees the biggest changes happening in the label industry.

GEW has appointed Chuck Irons has as sales manager for North America

Irons career, spanning over four decades, has been focused on sales and sales management in commercial, newspaper and digital printing, dealing with printers and OEMs, primarily in web offset print, for brands such as Contiweb and Goss International. 

Robert Rae, managing director of...

Phoseon Technology has partnered with American Ultraviolet to provide its LED curing lamp to the latter
‘With 80 combined years of arc, microwave, and LED experience the collection of knowledge and wide product selection will make upgrading easier than ever. In many cases, LED facilitates a more efficient manufacturing process resulting in increased throughput, more consistent production, and...

Discover Nexus One sustainable UV LED curing for flexographic printing

CBS has upgraded its Ryobi press with a retrofitted GEW UV LED curing system to broaden its portfolio

Established in 1977, CBS Printing is a family-owned company supplying corporate print and marketing materials to brands across the country. The company has been a pioneer of new printing techniques, including UV LED curing systems.

The pandemic hit the business in early 2020, and the...

ACM Plastics has moved to 100 percent UV LED curing for its narrow and mid-web flexible packaging operation.

Massimo Raffaele took a bold leap when he founded ACM Plastics without any experience in the packaging market. Within a short time, he had achieved a high level of success and earned the respect of his customers, suppliers and competitors alike with a pioneering vision that quickly positioned...

Dirk den Haese uses his background to assess future of plastic packaging

It all began when my parents gave me a Chemistry Set for Christmas when I was 12 years old – and I was hooked on science from that moment on. I even set up my own laboratory to test chemical reactions – parents would be scared stiff if their children did those experiments these days. But they...

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