Customers from Brazil and Uruguay visited Esko's Ghent headquarters

Seven representatives from the continent’s biggest printing companies visited Esko in the Belgian city of Ghent on July 4-5 to meet with technical experts, discuss their needs and see first-hand demonstrations of the latest in packaging pre-press software and digital cutting and creasing...

The label and packaging converter runs digital presses, letterpress machines and analog die-cutting. With the purchase of the Any-Cut III digital laser die-cutter, Etimex Print is now offering on-demand labels to its customers.

Etimex Print primarily employed an analog die-cutter for most...

Reckitt Benckiser announces Laxman Narasimhan as new Group CEO

Narasimhan will join the company as CEO-designate and be appointed to the Board as an executive director effective July 16, 2019. He will become Group CEO with effect from September 1, 2019.

Narasimhan joins RB from PepsiCo where he is currently the global chief commercial officer...

Alpura launches lightweight packaging

Now, Alpura’s cooking cream Media Crema is available in both 125 ml and 200 ml Ecolean Air Aseptic packages in Mexico in all retail channels across the country.

‘At Alpura we are always working to put the consumer first,’ said Alejandra Villarreal, marketing director at Alpura. ‘We are...

Lynch has served the label and packaging industry for over 30 years, establishing itself as a leader in the manufacturing of high-quality flexo printing plates.

‘We are very pleased with the Bellissima DMS results,’ said Diego Zarlenga, manager of Fotograbados Lynch. ‘Our clients have...

Antonio Quevedo and Margaret Apolito hired at K Laser

Antonio Quevedo has joined the K Laser sales team as the director of sales – Latin America. In this position, Quevedo will oversee all sales and growth within the Latin American market and work closely with K Laser sales representative, Jaime Ancalmo, who is based in Guatemala.

A veteran...

UPM Raflatac launches FSC certified paper face stocks

The new FSC certified products include paper wine label materials, semi-gloss, thermal transfer and direct thermal, among others.

Tyler Matuseveich, sustainability manager, Americas, UPM Raflatac, said: ‘Only about 10 percent of the world's forests are certified today and much work...

The Label House Group with its Rotoflex VLI-800

Familiar with Rotoflex off-line label finishing technology from three previously purchased machines, Gharish Maharaj, technical manager at The Label House Group, turned to Rotoflex for the development of a customized, wider-web version of the VLI to accommodate growing demand for film finishing...

The Finat judging panel

The award winners were announced last night during the Finat European Label Forum in Copenhagen. 

Multi-Color Chile’s ‘Alto del Carmen Barricas de Selección’ label used an impressive array of finishing technologies. The judging panel said: ‘The story unfolds in three layers of labels....

The 7,000sqm building that hosts the plant was completed in less than eight months, and the site allows a possible future expansion with an option to double the building capacity. 

After a successful on-site acceptance test in Italy in July 2018, the coating machine was shipped to Mexico...

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