Philip S. Cohen passes away

Affectionately known to all as Phil, he served an active role in the company from 1956 until the early 2000s where he brought focus with his outstanding leadership, business acumen and foresight. He was a visionary who foresaw the importance of sustainability and introduced water-based chemistry...

DataLase expands activity in the flexible packaging market with new solvent-based coatings for gravure printing

The new solvent-based coatings, created for use with carbon dioxide lasers, offer an alternative option to continuous inkjet (CIJ) and laser ablation of variable data coding to deliver high contrast, durable, black-on-white codes across a variety of film and foil substrates.

The DataLase...

hubergroup launches NewV cure

While UV inks are gaining popularity and offer a high-speed curing process, hubergroup explained it has been difficult to quickly and definitively determine whether the print is properly cured. Due to the lack of reliable methods, most operators check curing quality subjectively using physical...

For its Sinuhe Jälkiuuni Ruisneppari and Kauraneppari products, the eco-efficiency of the printing has been increased by performing color separation with EGP. This allows the bread bags to carry the GreenerPrinting label.

The EGP technology allows for reduced environmental impact in...

Nobelus launches LuxeFilms LavishLinen

LavishLinen Virgin OverLaminate was created in response for requests for a high-end textured product specifically for the label market. The 1.2 mil laminate is applied with UV curable adhesive and protects and enhances labels and flexible packaging beautifully.

Knoxville, Tennessee-based...

PureAqua is a water-based flexo ink system designed for narrow web printing of self-adhesive labels

From printing and post-press processing to the application and ambient environment, there are a number of factors that converters must consider when making their ink selection. Suppliers must similarly be aware of these factors when developing new ink formulations. 

Water-based...

Coiminks inks and varnishes, produced at both the San Martino in Strada and Offanengo sites in Italy, are serving the EMEA market. The Vinhedo Sao Paulo plant in Brazil is running for production and sales in the NAFTA and South America areas.

Coim is already present in the flexible...

Flint: Global raw material hike caused by explosion

The March explosion spread to adjacent facilities, causing nearly 80 deaths, injuring hundreds of people and forcing thousands of evacuations of nearby areas. The Chinese government has forced shut-downs at the industrial park, as well as others nearby, to allow for investigations and safety...

Siegwerk to open ink blending center in Bangladesh

With this expansion, Siegwerk is significantly strengthening its domestic business in the country while also extending its position across Asia overall.

Siegwerk has been supplying inks to printers in Bangladesh since the mid-1990s. Presently, inks are imported from Siegwerk’s plant in...

Toyo Ink Group to open sales office in Morocco

Eyeing the future economic progress of Africa, the company will set up its very first office on the continent, Toyo Ink North Africa, for the medium- to long-term timeframe, with paid-in capital of €2.4 million EUR ($2.7 million USD).

Toyo Ink North Africa will be engaged in developing...

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