Asahi Photoproducts demonstrates remote Smart Glass installation

This approach was driven by pandemic-imposed travel restrictions, forcing a decision to either delay the project or utilize alternative technologies to start up the system. Comexi already had experience with Smart Glass technology as part of its service offering helped smooth the process between...

Lehner Sensor Systeme has launched FlexoMatrix, an automatic assembly and workflow technology designed for the label market

‘Today’s narrow web sector needs to be flexible enough to cater for a variety of substrates that test the creativity of those responsible for production,’ commented Lars Lehner, CEO of Lehner Sensor Systeme. ‘This often requires special solutions and changes to familiar work patterns and...

Esko CDI Spark 4260 digital flexo imager

The flexographic plate making trade shop, that supplies to label and carton printers and wide web flexo customers, installed the Esko CDI Spark 4260 digital flexo imager. Despite restrictions due to the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, the company was able to replace a smaller machine with the...

Esko has appointed Ishu Khurana as its new territory sales manager for Norway, Sweden, Denmark, and Finland

Khurana began his career in 2003 at gravure cylinder manufacturer UFlex in India as a pre-press intern, progressing to studio manager in 2005. In 2008, he moved to Europe to join brand management agency Cocoon Group in Prague, Czech Republic. He then transitioned to Esko in 2010 as an...

Hamillroad Software has appointed Digiflex, one of India's leading flexographic platemaking companies, to take its Bellissima DMS screening to market

Digiflex is one of the leading flexo platemakers based in Hyderabad, India, with a mission to continuously improve its business processes and productivity and equipping its clients with the most up to date technology.

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Flint Group has launched XSYS, a new division, the result of combining Flint Group Flexographic with Xeikon Prepress to strengthen its flexographic and letterpress industries offering

Although the two groups have been working together for some time, supporting the flexographic and letterpress markets, this formal alignment is expected to bring more collaboration and innovation to the group and its customers. 

‘With the integration of Xeikon Prepress with Flint Group...

Medialliance Graphic Bourgoin Jallieu has become the first to achieve best in class platemaking certification under a new Esko XPS Crystal program

‘The new scheme is a great way for companies to communicate their best-in-class service offering to their supply chain partners and customers,’ said Pascal Thomas, director of flexo business at Esko. ‘It’ s confirmation of flexo platemaking excellence providing reassurance of best practice in...

Innovation and entrepreneurship have driven consistent growth in the label industry, writes Andy Thomas

I spoke recently with a major finance group looking to invest in the label industry. One of their main questions was how it was possible for the label industry to have kept growing globally while growth and profitability in the wider commercial print industry faltered.

My answer was two...

Pre-press company Hamillroad Software has appointed Plastex, a flexographic platemaker, to take its Bellissima DMS screening to the Slovakian and Hungarian markets

Plastex operates across two locations, supplying flexo printing plates to printers across Slovakia and Hungary, and maintains direct relationships with brand owners.

Klaudia Maňúrová, production manager at Plastex, said: ‘We approached Hamillroad after receiving interest from our printing...

Soma to install Optima2 press at MacDermid's headquarters in Atlanta

This partnership expands both companies’ histories of collaboration with flexo focused partners to drive product development. It will transform MacDermid’s headquarters into an innovation center designed to help the flexo and packaging industries explore new technologies.

Leigh Carpenter...

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