Sign & Seal Labels has installed a UV Ray curing system to a Mark Andy 2200 flexo press

Three years ago, Sign & Seal Labels invested in Cape Town’s first Mark Andy Performance Series P3 press. At that time, Sign & Seal owner Henk Crous was determined to take his business to a fresh level, particularly citing a move away from highly-competitive commodity markets into the...

These 500,000 plastic bottles equate to approximately 20 tons of plastics, now being processed and recycled back into Woolworths’ food packaging

Earlier this year, when Day Zero – the day the taps would run dry –  seemed a reality, residents of Cape Town stocked up on bottled water. With Day Zero pushed back to next year, all this bottled water has been consumed and the PET bottles discarded – creating above-normal plastic waste and...

Steve Davies and Charlotte Jenkins have joined Edale as sales managers in the EMEA region

Charlotte Jenkins will be responsible for Western Europe. She joins Edale with 10 years of experience working in export sales roles with a capital equipment focus and has expertise managing distributor and agent networks.

Steve Davies will assume responsibility for Eastern Europe, Africa...

The 8-color, 350mm-wide flexo press is equipped with UV drying, a peel and reveal module, turnbar, lamination and delam/relam, and is due to be installed at Silverline Print in the upcoming months

The 8-color, 350mm-wide flexo press is equipped with UV drying, a peel and reveal module, turnbar, lamination and delam/relam. The FL3 is due to be installed at Silverline Print in the upcoming months.

Maryna Welthagen, co-owner at Silverline Print, commented: ‘As a previous Edale...

Inspection specialist strengthens position in EMEA market with 10,000th system delivered

This Saxony-based flexo printer and converter boasts customers such as Lufthansa, major German football teams, tissue manufacturers and online traders. Established 28 years ago, Schröder Design Verpackung operates in the flexo packaging market, predominantly producing semi-final products with...

Oliver Schlindwein is EMEA sales manager at Verico Technology

Following the acquisition by Mark Andy, Presstek’s former waterless offset plate division has been spun out as an...

Constantia Flexibles installs new laminator in South Africa

The laminator will be fully operational in the second quarter of 2018 and will cater to the confectionary and snacks, as well as home and personal care industries.

The laminator has a highly sensitive web tension control system that can be maintained at extremely low tolerances for a wide...

The move into shrink sleeves has been supported by investment in an AccraSeam shrink sleeve seamer and DM12 shrink sleeve inspector

Cape Town-based SA Litho has entered the shrink sleeve market with the establishment of a specialist department and a skilled team of experts.

In terms of hardware, the move into shrink...

SA Litho, part of the burgeoning CTP Packaging business, is renowned as a producer of wet-glue and self-adhesive labels, utilizing offset litho, flexo and digital printing technologies.

The move into shrink sleeves forms part of the printer’s diversification strategy.

‘We started...

The new visual identity for Armor's thermal transfer products

Parent company Armor ICP has set a global goal of 100 percent zero waste to landfill for all 19 of its production sites in 2018.

Armor Africa’s Gauteng facility had been sending its waste ribbon to landfill because it isn’t recyclable, with ink not able to be separated from the PET film...

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