Author archive for Converter

  • ICE Europe 2021: Converting industry gets ready for 2021

    By Converter on April 7, 2020
    From 9 to 11 March 2021, the international converting industry will gather at the Munich Trade Fair Centre in Germany for the 12th edition of ICE Europe, the leading sales and marketing platform for converting technologies in modern manufacturing. The previous show in 2019 saw a record number of 463 exhibitors from 25 countries, presenting their latest innovations in converting […]
  • AZCO Corp. Joins Efforts to Fight COVID-19

    By Converter on April 7, 2020
    Amid the nationwide cautionary shutdown of many commercial industries, AZCO Corp. remains in operation during this time. We are part of the supply chain of many machine builders who are considered essential businesses. We are honored to partner as a critical supplier with companies who are working to accelerate the fight against the COVID-19 virus. We work with mansufactures of […]
  • How igus engineering plastics are being used in the bottling industry

    By Converter on April 7, 2020
    Although high-performance plastics used to be overlooked as suitable materials for machine components, they are now a standard feature in food processing equipment. But their potential has by no means been exhausted. igus supplies energy chains based on hygienic design guidelines and wear resistant plain bearing components for a wide range of solutions. The open design of the TH3 plastic […]
  • Asahi Photoproducts Announces New AFP-Leggero Flexographic Plate for Corrugated Board Applications

    By Converter on April 6, 2020
    Asahi Photoproducts, a pioneer in flexographic photopolymer plate development, today announced the availability of a brand-new flexographic plate. Asahi AFP-Leggero CleanPrint plates have been specifically designed for printing on lower quality low-liner corrugated board. This super-soft plate delivers kiss-touch printing without board crush, good ink density with reduced washboard effect, and is ideal for simple brown-box corrugated applications such as […]
  • New Performance Print Engineering Firm Established

    By Converter on April 6, 2020
    Performance Print Engineering and Consultancy Ltd has been established by Sam Adams, former Director of Mark Andy Inc, to support printer converters throughout Europe. With more than 30 years’ experience in the flexographic and offset printing industries, the new firm offers a range of services to support printers including press maintenance contracts, breakdown support, press relocations/installations, press upgrades and rebuilds, […]
  • Mondi adapts production line in Germany to make much-needed face mask components

    By Converter on April 3, 2020
    Mondi is committed to playing its part to produce important supplies and components during the COVID-19 outbreak. As a global leader in packaging and paper, Mondi’s Personal Care Components team has found a way to convert a production line at its Gronau plant in Germany to manufacture soft, elastic straps which are now being used for face masks and used […]
  • Finnish premium fragrance brand combines responsibility and luxury into its packaging by choosing Metsä Board’s lightweight paperboard

    By Converter on April 3, 2020
    The new Finnish luxury fragrance brand Nakuna Helsinki aims to conquer the international market with its Finnish inspired and premium quality perfumes. The company worked closely with Metsä Board, the leading European producer of fresh fibre paperboards and part of Metsä Group, to create perfume packaging that reflects its brand concept and brand values. Nakuna Helsinki was founded in 2019 […]
  • Xeikon launches SIRIUS technology

    By Converter on April 3, 2020
    Xeikon unveils its ground-breaking new generation dry toner technology for the graphic arts industry. It delivers higher speeds, reduced cost of ownership and further improved quality, and – even better – the first digital press based on this new technology will be launched and commercially available as of June 2020. By introducing the ‘Power Of Dry Toner’ campaign last year, […]
  • Erdal chooses Screen Truepress Jet L350UV+ printer

    By Converter on April 2, 2020
    After a rigorous selection process, Erdal Printing & Label, a leading Turkish label printing company, selected Screen’s Truepress Jet L350UV+ printer to meet its customers’ demand for high-durability labels. The L350UV+ allows Erdal to print industrial labels that are resistant to chemicals, bad weather, temperature swings, and other extreme conditions. This is crucial for its customers in the automotive, defence […]
  • Integrated Packaging cleans up with Flexo Wash

    By Converter on April 2, 2020
    Integrated Packaging (IPG) is renowned for offering an extensive range of products and services to meet almost any packaging requirement with a vast distribution network and experienced team, providing blown film, flexographic printing, slitting/rewinding and converted bags, predominantly for fresh produce applications. A significant part of the company’s daily production process is printing flexible packaging, and increased demand for high […]