JM Heaford Label AutoMounter

Ordered at Labelexpo Americas last year and delivered in December, the Label AutoMounter has led to an overall reduction in plate changing time of around 75 percent since installation.
 
The investment was made to enable E-Z Stick to easily ramp up production after the company...

Customers from Brazil and Uruguay visited Esko's Ghent headquarters

Seven representatives from the continent’s biggest printing companies visited Esko in the Belgian city of Ghent on July 4-5 to meet with technical experts, discuss their needs and see first-hand demonstrations of the latest in packaging pre-press software and digital cutting and creasing...

Andy Kent gets promoted to divisional manager of the UK Graphic Systems

Chris Broadhurst, the former general manager of the UK Graphic Systems division, has been promoted to head of offset in the European Graphic Systems business to manage the company’s offset business. Broadhurst’s role will be based in Dusseldorf, and starts immediately. 

On his appointment...

Miraclon hosts Flexo Forums

Kodak announced earlier this year the formation of its flexographic division called Miraclon.

Customers, industry influencers, channel...

Lynch has served the label and packaging industry for over 30 years, establishing itself as a leader in the manufacturing of high-quality flexo printing plates.

‘We are very pleased with the Bellissima DMS results,’ said Diego Zarlenga, manager of Fotograbados Lynch. ‘Our clients have...

Mike Mulroy promoted in the Lumirror division

Mulroy joined Toray in June 2015 and most recently served the company in the role of a Lumirror process engineer II.

Justin Larson, national sales manager, Lumirror Division, Toray Plastics (America), said: ‘Mulroy has been an important contributor to the Toray team, has an excellent...

Marvaco plate team at the Sunne plant in Sweden

‘Marvaco got one of the highest scores a repro house can get as first time qualification,’said Friedrich von Rechteren, global commercial VP, Flint Group. 

The other Marvaco sites are undergoing the certification process. 

During a six-month process consisting of three main steps...

UK printer makes water-wash flexo plate investment with Dantex hardware

Dantex noted that the system is suited to fast platemaking with enhanced environmental benefits, and produces plates with flat top dots and superior ink release compared to other standard plate technologies.

The Dantex DigiWash 4835 is a dual tank system, claimed as ‘easy to maintain and...

MacDermid promotes EMEAR director

Beesley joined MacDermid in 2014 and has more than 30 years experience in the printing, packaging and graphics industry. Since joining, he has been instrumental in building the EMEAR team and expanding MacDermid‘s business in the region. The EMEAR region is vital to MacDermid’s growth strategy...

Trish Oakley joins MGS with experience in both operational and sales management

‘I am pleased to announce the addition of Trish and Michael to the MacDermid Graphics Solutions North American sales team,‘ said Mike Williams, director of sales for North America. ‘Trish and Michael each have over 25 years’ experience in the print and packaging industry bringing a wealth of...

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