Glunz & Jensen has appointed Massimiliano Merlo as its new chief commercial officer responsible global marketing and sales within the group

Merlo joins Glunz & Jensen with 33 years of experience in the graphic arts industry, working with market leaders such as DuPont, Agfa, Heidelberg, and Vianord Engineering. He has developed strong strategic and sales skills in the offset and flexo printing sectors and holds a BA in Business...

Esko has added new features to its integrated Software 20.1 platform, together with new hardware

‘As a technology company, we are relentlessly developing technologies to serve our markets and customers better,’ said Jan de Roeck, director of marketing, industry relations and strategy at Esko. ‘We build long-term relationships with our customers and strive to ensure our solutions remain...

Brent Berthiaume, Dion Label pre-press manager

‘Brands, especially pharmaceuticals, are introducing more complex designs that demand tighter registration and color tolerances,’ said Brent Berthiaume, Dion Label pre-press manager. ‘We were struggling to achieve these consistently and needed to upgrade our equipment. The quality achieved with...

Fujifilm Canada has named Martin Boucher as new director of sales for the company’s graphic systems division

Boucher will be responsible for leading sales strategies, ensuring customer satisfaction, and driving the sales growth of graphics products throughout Canada.  He joins as the company is experiencing significant momentum and market traction, as it expands its graphics systems business in Canada...

Flint Group Flexographic has appointed Dr Martin Čadek to vice president of operations and supply chain management

Čadek worked most recently at Emerell as senior vice president and head of business unit for extrusion technology. Prior to this, he held various management positions for globally operating industrial and consulting companies. 

‘I am delighted to be part of the Flexo team. I look forward...

Japanese manufacturer Toyobo develops water-wash plates

During Labelexpo Europe 2019 several manufacturers showcased their new flexo presses with faster changeover times going head to head with digital technologies in a race for short run jobs. The speed and efficiency of these presses meant growing pressure to reduce the bottlenecks in the...

Fujifilm North America Corporation, graphic systems division has appointed Matt Bennett as vice president, global strategy and business development for packaging

Bennett will be responsible for developing the product roadmap and global go-to market strategy for packaging, focusing on digital solutions.

‘Fujifilm graphic systems division is a go-to resource for print service providers focused on packaging or for those who are looking to expand...

Talmon Gros managing director of Kostlin with the newly installed Miraclon Kodak Flexcel NX Ultra technology

While Köstlin offers a broad portfolio of flexographic printing options and photopolymer sleeves, the production of Kodak Flexcel NX plates accounts for 60 percent of all flexo plates produced. The company first began using a Flexcel NX Wide 4260 system in 2013 because, which now has been joined...

DuPont de Nemours has appointed Rotocon as its new distributor to represent the Cyrel brand of flexo plates and equipment in South Africa

The product suite is already available through Rotocon’s headquarters in Cape Town, and branch offices in Johannesburg and Durban.

Rotocon will advise customers on the optimum type of Cyrel plates, offer financing, and provide local service technicians for installation, operator training...

OEC Graphics, one of the largest pre-press service providers in North America, has added two Kodak Flexcel NX systems from Miraclon

Complementing the existing two NX systems at the company’s sites in Wisconsin and California, the new equipment will enable OEC Graphics to continue expanding and keep up with growing customer demand.

Jeff Schloesser, president of OEC Graphics commented: ‘The time came for us to make a...

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