Toyo Ink SC Holdings, the parent company of the Tokyo-based specialty materials manufacturer Toyo Ink Group, has launched plans to double the laminating adhesives production capacity from the current level at its Malaysia-based subsidiary Toyochem Specialty Chemical.

By strengthening its global supply chain, the Toyo Ink Group plans to expand sales of high-functionality and environmentally friendly products such as solvent-free adhesives, the demand for which is expected to grow worldwide. Expansion work is now under way at the Malaysian site with full...

Jet Technologies and its long-term partner Screen have developed two new medium-to-wide format inkjet presses
The new presses utilize the latest water-based inkjet technology, enabling printing onto a wide range of substrates, without requiring ‘inkjet-specific’ materials. 
 
The first press – with 520mm wide web width – builds on Screen’s expertise with this format over...
The open house featured presentations from five guest speakers covering the latest industry trends, and a live demonstration of the MPS EF-530 seventh-generation flexo press with eight color flexo units and one EXLp packaging station. Focus of the open house was on flexible packaging, as...
L-R: Peter Goh, Esko Singapore, Mason Goh, Temchem Polymer Engineering COO, Benny Ho, Eye Graphic managing director

The premedia trade shop, which was the first company in Malaysia to secure HD Flexo certification from Esko, has become the first in the ASEAN tradeshop segment to install a CDI Crystal 5080 XPS at its Penang facility, giving a consolidated, fully automated platemaking workflow that delivers...

Domino Digital Printing Solutions has appointed GMS Pacific as the distributor responsible for expanding the brand position in Australia, driving sales, service, and support for Domino’s N730i digital color inkjet label press

GMS Pacific was established in the late-1970s by Peter McNamara. Headquartered in Melbourne, the company provides equipment for various printing sectors, serving Australian and New Zealand manufacturers in the narrow-web label industry, wide-web flexible packaging, corrugated and carton...

(L-R) Kentaro Imafuku, DGM of Graphic Arts division Asia Pacific and Priyatosh Kumar, HOD (head of Division) of Graphic Art division
Imafuku has been replaced by Priyatosh Kumar as the new HOD (head of Division) of Graphic Art division for Fujifilm India. He had earlier headed the digital business within the GA vertical. Kumar brings with him wealth of experience in the domain of business operations and product management...
HanGlobal shows its  industrial UV inkjet printer LabStar330S along with the next generation LabStar330S Hybrid at Labelexpo Americas 2022.

LabStar330S, a more compact and flexible entry-level digital label printer, adopts the new-generation Kyocera multi-stage ink drop technology to achieve higher printing speed of 50m/min and a resolution of 1,200x600 DPI. According to the company, it can directly print more than 90 percent...

Toppan has launched a wide range of the latest sustainable packaging, including its transparent barrier film, GL Barrier, in Australia

In May 2021, Toppan published its medium-term plan between April 2021 and March 2023, the fundamental digital and sustainable transformation concept. Expansion of the global packaging business is one of the priorities in the program, and Toppan is accelerating its efforts to cater to the demand...

Screen Graphic Solutions (SCREEN GA) has introduced a new high opacity white mode that offers more opaque white for the Truepress Jet L350UV SAI S, a specialized UV inkjet label printing system developed, manufactured and distributed by Screen GA.

In recent years, both the volume and value of digital printing shipments in the label printing market have shown consistent annual increases. The growth rate of shipment values has been particularly strong, when compared to shipment volumes (m2), demonstrating the high added value offered by...

Jet Technologies has announced the release of Encore, its latest advancement in sustainable films for the print and packaging industries

Encore is a new plastic film made up of 30 percent recycled material and is suitable for a wide range of applications, including packaging, labels, books and more. 

‘With organizations like the Australian Packaging Covenant (APCO) setting 2025 targets of having 70 percent of plastic...

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