Author archive for Sarah Mead

  • iTek Packz and Edale Ltd achieve Gold! Again…

    By Sarah Mead on May 24, 2019
    Following on from last year’s success at the FTA Excellence in Flexography awards, iTek Packz have excelled for the second year in a row by achieving a clean sweep in the Narrow web process, paperboard category by winning the Gold, Silver and Bronze awards. All these jobs were run on an Edale FL5 with inline Flat Bed die cutter. The […]
  • Flex Pack chooses Flexo Wash to improve print quality

    By Sarah Mead on May 23, 2019
    One of Colombia’s leading manufacturing suppliers of flexible packaging, Flex Pack SAS, has installed Flexo Wash technology at its plant in Bogota to help improve the quality of work being produced on its two flexo printing presses. Founded in 2001 and still owned and managed by Carlos Alberto González and his wife Maribel Jácome, the company is vertically integrated offering […]
  • GOEBEL IMS expands its sales network in Russia

    By Sarah Mead on May 23, 2019
    Vladimir Vitalyevich Kudinov joins GOEBEL IMS as new Regional Sales Director Russia & CIS GOEBEL IMS continues its expansion into global markets: after many years of close collaboration with local dealers, the globally renowned manufacturer of slitting and winding solutions opens a new branch office in St. Petersburg/Russia. GOEBEL IMS has been recording an increase in international orders across all […]
  • SIHL as silver sponsor at the European Label Forum in Copenhagen

    By Sarah Mead on May 22, 2019
    From 5th to 7th June 2019, the European Association of the self-adhesive Label Industry, FINAT, will hold the European Label forum in Copenhagen. The programme includes seminars and discussions on current and future challenges on the market, market developments and new technologies. The Sihl GmbH is an official “Silver Sponsor” of this event, significant in this industry and will be […]
  • RRD acquires a second linerless line from ETI Converting Equipment

    By Sarah Mead on May 17, 2019
    ETI Converting Equipment, a leading designer and builder of custom-engineered web converting, printing, and coating equipment, today announced that R.R. Donnelley & Sons Company (RRD), a leading global provider of multichannel solutions for marketing and business communications, has acquired a 26” linerless line to expand its linerless label’s capacity. This equipment will enable RRD to respond to the increasing demand […]
  • Comexi Received a 2019 FTA Sustainability Excellence Award for Its Life Cycle Analysis

    By Sarah Mead on May 16, 2019
    The LCA examines the environmental, social and economic impacts of the Comexi F2 MC flexographic press in order to make across-the-board improvements. Comexi, a specialist in solutions for the flexible packaging printing and converting industry, has received a 2019 FTA Sustainability Excellence Award in the Innovations in Sustainability category for its Life Cycle Analysis (LCA) of its Comexi F2 MC […]
  • Golden Eagle Extrusions, Inc. Invests in 3rd ASHE Slitter Rewinder

    By Sarah Mead on April 30, 2019
    Since 1978, Golden Eagle Extrusions, Inc. of Milford, OH has been a leading-edge supplier of flexible packaging to the food, beverage and food container industries. The company has the ability to identify new innovations in flexible packaging and successfully apply them to suit their specific customer’s requirements. Golden Eagle supplies custom film laminations, coextruded films and bags, ovenable and specialty […]
  • Web Handling and Winding Seminar

    By Sarah Mead on April 29, 2019
    7-9 May 2019 – Manchester UK To be held at the Marriott Manchester Airport, these technical sessions bring renowned expert Tim Walker to the UK converting community. 2-day Session – Web Handling – 7-8 May Topics covered in the Principles of Web Handling include the critical areas of tension control, web tracking, roller choices and their effects, machine alignment and […]
  • IBASE Unveils Two AMD Ryzen Embedded R1000-Based Solutions

    By Sarah Mead on April 23, 2019
    IBASE Technology, a manufacturer of application specific industrial embedded computing platforms, has unveiled two new AMD Ryzen Embedded R1000-based solutions, the IB918, a 3.5-inch form factor SBC and the SI-323-N digital signage player. The two models use the AMD Ryzen Embedded R1000 SoC, combining high-performance AMD Zen CPU and Vega GPU architectures to achieve a new class of performance for […]
  • ICE Europe 2019 sets record for exhibition space, exhibitor and visitor numbers

    By Sarah Mead on March 26, 2019
    Last week, from 12 – 14 March 2019, the international converting industry gathered for the 11th ICE Europe at the Munich Trade Fair Centre in Germany. This year, the World’s Leading Exhibition for the conversion of flexible, web-based materials, such as paper, film, foil and nonwovens, achieved higher numbers of exhibitors and visitors than ever before and also set a […]