Cosmo Films launches antimicrobial lamination film

The antimicrobial technology used in the new film tackles the problem of bacterial infections on packaged items, by providing a completely new approach of preventing microbial colonization on the surface. It is effective against a broad range of bacteria, inhibits germ growth and supports...

INX International director of marketing Renee Schouten has been announced the new president of the International Metal Decorating and Packaging Association (IMDPA)

The association has served the metal decorating industry for more than 85 years and represents over 600 lithographers, metal decorators, canmakers, designers and trade suppliers from more than 200 corporations worldwide.

‘Renee has worked tirelessly for the association in the past, and in...

DIC India has launched DIC Konnect, a unique digital program to raise the awareness of customers across the Indian subcontinent about the recent toluene ban

The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has recently prohibited the use of toluene-based inks for food packaging applications under a revision of its IS15495 regulation. The need for revision came into existence due to the various harmful effects the chemical on human body and the environment....

Cyngient, Imageworx and MPS have joined forces to provide converters a comprehensive resource that covers several important elements of the workflow and supply chain

Leveraging the newly renovated 31,500 sqft Imageworx facility in Levittown, PA, just outside of Philadelphia, US, the location doubles as the site of the new MPS North American demo and applications center.

Together with Cyngient, headquartered just a short drive from Levittown, the three...

Siegwerk's deinking technology recognized for improving recyclability of PET bottles

The Aquantum Alkali strippable primer and Sicura UV/LED ink technology developed by the German ink specialist sets a new standard for the recycling of PET bottles. ‘It significantly facilitates...

Laboratory testing at Flint Group’s Global Colour Centre

Color plays a vital role in how the consumer recognizes and recalls a brand. For special shades required for a brand’s logos on a label or package, of iconic elements of a graphic design. Spot color printing, based on a special recipe of base colors, is regarded as the most reliable method of...

GSE’s Colorsat Formula Checkweigh System is an ink dispenser for flexo, offset, gravure, screen and letterpress processes

In conventional process printing for labels and packaging, spot-color printers must control ink-related processes with care to deliver quality, limit costs and maintain uptime. Mixing the right shade requires extreme accuracy. Without computerized equipment, the color making process is...

GEW and RK PrintCoat Instruments have partnered to trial the new Excimer system on reel to reel VCML pilot coaters

GEW is a manufacturer of UV systems for the labelling and narrow web printing industries. Its UV system has been used with RK Print’s reel to reel VCML machines for many years and was therefore the ideal choice to run trials of the new Excimer system.

‘Despite these exceptional and...

GSE has launched Colorsat FCS, a compact, manual ink dispenser helping small label and packaging printing enterprises to reduce ink-related costs

The Colorsat FCS (Formula Checkweigh System), featuring GSE Ink manager (GIm) software, manages all conventional inks, including water-based and UV-flexo, offset, gravure and letterpress inks, cutting makeready time and reducing ink consumption by up to 30 percent.

Colorsat FCS’s...

Inkmaker has acquired a German company specializing in customized ink dosing systems, Swesa Dosiersysteme

Swesa manufactures innovative dosing systems respected in the market for their durability and renowned for not requiring frequent servicing. Additionally, the company’s unique ability of achieving 100 percent ink circulation, has attracted a significant database of global customers from the food...

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