Sappi and HP Indigo have joined forces to advance paper use in the flexible packaging market

According to both companies, several European surveys indicate that the type of packaging is a hugely important factor with consumers at the point of sale. Paper and cardboard packaging ranks highest with consumers for sustainability attributes, including being home compostable, better for the...

Darren Dutton, managing director of Links Labels & Tapes in front of newly installed Screen Truepress Jet L350UV SAI S 5-colour

When choosing the technology to invest in, Links Labels & Tapes ran extensive tests with various inkjet press providers. The new machine, the first of this type sold in the UK, provides the color consistency and print speed required to meet its customers’ expectations.

‘The Screen...

Dantex Group has appointed Marc Elsner as its new export manager at the Bensheim, Germany site

Elsner will support Dantex Germany's sales department in the management of new and existing customer accounts abroad. He brings over 15 years of experience in the packaging industry, having held sales positions in several internationally operating companies. 

‘Dantex Germany has continued...

Sihl and Arrow Systems have teamed up to pair the Arrowjet Aqua 330R press with Artysio, a range of Sihl’s flexible packaging materials, to enable in-line production of flexible packaging with water-based pigment inkjet

‘We feel that the flexible packaging space is one that has enormous growth potential,’ said Shaan Patel, business development manager at Arrow Systems. ‘In the past, it has been too costly to produce here. We hope that the combination of the Sihl materials with our inkjet press allows for more...

John Abbott with Domino K600i dual bar digital UV inkjet printer

Upon the first Domino installation, John Abbott, president of Abbott Label said, ‘We have been completely satisfied with the HP, but we wanted to jump into the inkjet market as we believe it better serves the markets we sell into. We are presented with many consecutive bar code opportunities. In...

CP Printing has installed a Colordyne Technologies 3800 Series AP – Retrofit featuring to increase production flexibility and offer faster turnaround times

Established in 2001, CP Printing serves various markets, including food and beverage, health and beauty, industrial, household goods, among others. 

CP Printing acquired its first Colordyne press, the 3600 Series AQ – Retrofit, in 2014. This investment helped the converter satisfy...

Print-Leeds has invested in the first 7-colour Screen Truepress Jet L350UV SAI S in the UK to expand the business further and launch a fourth division specializing in self-adhesive labels

Print-Leeds is one of the largest printers of wet-glue labels in the UK, producing more than 200 million per year. However, the company has been approached by its client asking to also print self-adhesive labels digitally for shorter run productions. 

After a study round of several months...

Komori America has promoted Charlie Lahr to manager of inkjet solutions division

Lahr joined the company in 2019 as district sales manager for the Northwestern region. He will continue selling and promoting offset technology within his territory while working closely with Komori’s district sales managers to support their digital sales efforts. 

Additionally, he will...

Xeikon launches two entry-level presses CX30 and CX50 targeted at middle capacity printers in all end-use segments

Xeikon has developed the two new presses for label printers operating on middle capacity, between 20,000-40,000 sqm or 30,000-55,000 MSI in all end-use segments, but excelling in the pharmaceutical, food, wine, and spirit label sectors. 

‘Part of the Xeikon strategy going forward is to...

PCMC has launched ION digital conversion system powered by Memjet’s DuraLink suitable for labels, folding cartons, flexible packaging, and other specialty printing markets

The new system offers a native resolution of 1600 x 1585 DPI and various printing modes with speeds of up to 668 ft/min (203m/min). It is powered by Memjet’s DuraLink technology, which combines long-life printheads, pigment ink, and flexible modules that can be configured from 8.5in up to 60in...

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