Toyobo develops Lesire laser-printable film
Posted date: 19 May 2022
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Japanese material specialist Toyobo has developed Lesire, which is claimed to be the industry’s first labeling film compatible with laser printers, designed to speed up the printing process and enhance recyclability.
Print Against War talks to Ukrainian converters
Posted date: 19 May 2022
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Print Against War, a new initiative to provide support and assistance to the citizens of Ukraine, has started documenting the condition of local converters and gathering their needs.
IMDA launches 2022 Awards Competition
Posted date: 19 May 2022
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The In-Mold Decorating Association (IMDA) has started accepting entries for the 15th Annual IMDA Awards Competition. Early bird entries are accepted until July 1, 2022, with the final deadline for submission set for July 15, 2022.
Advast Suisse introduces holographic cold foils
Posted date: 18 May 2022
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Developer of authentication and security technology Advast Suisse has added holographic cold foils to its product portfolio designed for use in security applications.
Parkside enters baked goods and snacks sector
Posted date: 18 May 2022
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Sustainable, flexible packaging specialist Parkside has partnered with London-based baked goods business Cutter & Squidge. The announcement comes as the business expands its compostable packaging applications into the baked goods and snacks sector.
Ideal Chemi Plast India to set up new production unit
Posted date: 18 May 2022
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DIC Corporation’s wholly owned subsidiary Ideal Chemi Plast, based in Maharashtra, India, has commenced construction of a new coating resins production facility in the state’s Supa industrial area. The new greenfield project will increase Ideal Chemi Plast’s production capacity for these resins, enabling it to keep pace with rising demand in India.
Nazdar to manufacture VFP electronic inks in US
Posted date: 18 May 2022
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VFP Ink Technologies has entered into a license and manufacturing agreement with Nazdar to produce and distribute its electronic ink for the conductive printing market in the US.
Mondi enhances Product Impact Assessment tool
Posted date: 18 May 2022
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Mondi has enhanced its Product Impact Assessment (PIA) tool with new environmental key performance indicators (KPIs) designed to provide science-based, tailored information to customers about the environmental impacts of paper- and plastic-based products.
UPM commissions sustainable packaging study
Posted date: 18 May 2022
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UPM Specialty Papers has commissioned Sustainable Packaging in 2040 study revealing that a fifth of all food packaging could still be landfilled or incinerated in two decades from now unless packaging innovations accelerate.
DataProse attracts new clients with Solimar’s ReadyPDF
Posted date: 18 May 2022
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Pre-press specialist DataProse has quadrupled the number of clients since the investment in Solimar’s software, which enhanced its internal workflows and external customer document access resulting in double-digit revenue growth.

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