Inkmaker group has launched Inktrasyst, a new ink-supply system powered by its latest technology Imprimo

‘The new easy-to-use, Inktrasyst system, a printing-press distribution network specialized in transferring white, CMYK or expanded color gamut is designed specifically for transferring one or more products to different discharge points quickly and precisely,’ said Francesco Nesti, global...

Toray launches Lumirror Soft-Touch Matte PET film designed for manufacturing of robust, soft-touch matte packaging

A package manufactured with Toray’s new film has the appearance of a low-gloss, premium paper with a softer feel than traditional polyester film. The new STM film is in-line coated using company’s proprietary film and coating technologies, which ensure quality, consistency, and advanced...

Michelman has appointed Ralph Giammarco as global business development and applications director for printing and packaging

‘Ralph has worked with Michelman for many years as vice president and team leader of S-One Labels and Packaging, one of the main distributors of our DigiPrime product portfolio geared for HP Indigo printers, converters, and paper mills,’ said  Rick Michelman, chief technology officer and...

Siegwerk and APK successfully de-ink plastic films leading to efficient flexible packaging recycling technology

‘Design for recycling, ideally enabling product to product recycling, is crucial to closing the loop for flexible packaging. For Siegwerk this means providing innovative printing inks and lacquers, which facilitate high-quality recycling, for example by allowing easy de-inking while keeping full...

Genesis GS meets the APR critical guidance for recycling of PET bottles with shrink sleeves.

Genesis GS meets the PET-CG-02 Critical Guidance Protocol established by APR. It maintains properties in accordance with APR guidelines required for shrink sleeve applications and exhibits bleed resistance in caustic bath solutions. Since the ink is separated from the substrate and removed from...

Cyngient launches Nestlé-compliant UV flexo coating

PUREmatte offers flexibility for shrink sleeves and prime labels while being benzo-free and featuring abrasion resistance. These properties make PUREmatte appealing to brand owners in the beverage, pharmaceutical, health and beauty, and other end-use segments with stringent demands for low-odor...

Funky Labels upgrades to Roland TR2 inks

Founded four years ago, Funky Labels prints personalized, stick-on, washable, and iron-on labels. It currently operates a VersaUV LEF-300 UV printer, a TrueVIS SG-300 printer/cutter, and two TrueVIS VG-540 printer/cutters – one of which now runs the new TR2 inks after a DIY conversion.

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Actega increases production of overprint varnishes

The company has recently invested around EUR 2 million (USD 2.175 million) in a new integrated site in Brazil with a plan to locate 180 employees supporting the business. 

‘Production...

Mactac underlines its committed to sustainability

For many years, Mactac has practiced environmental responsibility: from reducing its environmental impact as a manufacturer, to developing environmentally friendly products.

The company’s current environmental sustainability goals, include using less energy for manufacturing, using less...

S-OneLP launches new sustainable flexible packaging line

‘Our goal is to bring real, sustainable solutions that will make a difference,’ said Ralph Giammarco, vice president of S-OneLP. ‘Working with our partners, we look forward to adding more sustainable products in the future. Even in the midst of dealing with Covid-19, we’re all committed to...

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