Koenig & Bauer and Durst have unveiled VariJET 106, a modular single pass sheetfed digital printing press for the folding carton market

With beta testing due to start in the coming weeks, the first units of the VariJET 106 will be installed at customer sites in Europe and America in the second half of 2022. Target groups include pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, tobacco and food industries, as well as folding carton converters....

Cerm has extended its MIS with a complete and scalable end-to-end option for converters in the folding carton and rigid boxes space

According to the company, Cerm’s MIS increases the productivity of packaging converters, thanks to its focus on the technical packaging production process and the specific interfaces to partners within this branch of the printing industry.

‘Ever since the very beginning of Cerm, we have...

K-1’s Landa S10 press, one of the first Landa presses in the US

With nanography, ink is printed onto a conveyer belt style blanket and forms a dry film that is then transferred onto any type of paper with crisp clarity. According to Benny Landa, that is the key distinction that sets apart nanoprinting as a method.

‘The fundamental difference between...

New York Label & Box Works has become the first company in the US to invest in an Edale FL5, 510mm, 20-inch, 8-color, single-pass flexographic carton and label press

Incorporated in 1878, New York Label & Box Works has facilities in New York and New Jersey, providing packaging services for companies throughout the metropolitan and surrounding areas. 

The newly installed press comes with 1,500 mm in diameter unwind, allowing for much longer runs to...

Swedbrand Group has opened new folding cartons production plant in Gdansk, Poland, to  significantly reduces time and costs associated with the delivery of finished premium rigid boxes in Europe

‘We all watched the Suez Canal blockage with dismay,’ said Cornelia Oswald, head of sales worldwide at Swedbrand. ‘Added to the disruption in supply chains caused by the pandemic, this was a manufacturer’s nightmare. It makes our decision to open a plant in Poland look prescient, though none of...

CCL Industries has installed the world’s first HP Indigo 35K digital press at its CCL Label Healthcare facility in Montreal, Canada, marking the milestone installation of the company’s 100th HP Indigo press.

CCL’s global fleet of HP Indigo digital label presses is running at more than 60 sites worldwide across its CCL Label, CCL Design, Avery, and Checkpoint operations. It spans the breadth of the HP Indigo portfolio, including narrow-web and mid-web labels and packaging presses, as well as the B2...

Pragati Graphics renamed Pragati Graphics and Packaging
Along with this change, the company has adopted a new corporate identity as a one-stop-shop for packaging and will provide mono cartons, self-adhesive labels, laminates, fluted cartons and product co-packaging services.   
 
The other legal aspects such as CIN, GST...
To what extent are label converters looking to diversify their businesses?

But the core product manufactured on these machines – pressure-sensitive labels – remained remarkably constant for most of this time. 

The reason is not hard to find – there was little motivation to change. The two decades from the mid-1970s were a period of sustained growth for PS labels...

Omet has formalized the new role of Roberto Speri as a key account manager and offset business developer for the Italian market

The decision to create the new role within the Omet’s Label and Packaging Division's commercial structure is a response to the development strategy in the flexible packaging, wine, spirits, and parallel markets where the offset combined technology is required.

Speri, who joined Omet in...

Tarsus Group, the organizer of Gulf Print & Pack 2021, has recently hosted the second of its virtual round table discussions with top representatives from the printing industry in the Middle East, focusing on digital print technologies in the region.

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