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  • Screen strengthens lineup for package printing market as part of strategic business plan

    By Converter on May 20, 2020
    SCREEN Graphic Solutions Co., Ltd has announced plans to target the package printing field as a strategic business area and progressively strengthen its product lineup and solution development for this market. In recent years, the package printing market has been affected by a variety of trends including ongoing shifts in consumer lifestyles, diversification of marketing techniques and growing interest in […]
  • FreeForm Packaging AB launches high barrier solution

    By Converter on May 20, 2020
    FreeForm packaging is launching a new, paper based, high barrier solution. The high barrier has a thin layer that protects the packaging against oxygen transition and is environmentally friendly. Up until now FreeForm Packaging has only been able to sell a non-barrier solution, but as a result of the new oxygen-impermeable packaging, they are also able to offer packaging with good […]
  • Croxsons adds weight to SIBA Assured Independent initiative

    By Converter on May 20, 2020
    Long-standing Society of Independent Brewers (SIBA) member, Croxsons, is supporting the association’s Assured Independent initiative by providing SIBA members with printed crowns displaying the message: ‘Assured Independent British Craft Brewer’. Not helped by the commercial consequences of the ongoing pandemic, nor a continued interest by multinational drinks companies in exploring investment opportunities amongst some of the more successful “artisan” brands, […]
  • Latest machine investments make it a BOBST hat-trick at Simply Cartons

    By Converter on May 19, 2020
    Specialist print and packaging manufacturer, Simply Cartons, has invested in a second EXPERTCUT 106 PER Autoplaten die-cutter and MASTERFOLD 110 A3 multipurpose folder-gluer following a strong period of growth. The two machines follow the installation of an EXPERTCUT 106 PER Autoplaten in 2018, shortly after the company opened the doors to its new 31,000 sq ft production facility in Nottingham. Paul […]
  • CNC machine manufacturer fights COVID-19 consequences

    By Converter on May 19, 2020
    ANCA is a global manufacturer of CNC machines that produce high-quality precision cutting tools. In April 2020, the Australian company joined a consortium that aims to avoid bottlenecks in invasive respiratory devices. In addition to manufacturing components for ventilators, ANCA will continue to provide production and service to global customers. The situation is critical: overall demand for ventilators is likely […]
  • DS Smith launches new Essential Solutions e-commerce range to support business during COVID-19

    By Converter on May 18, 2020
    The Covid-19 pandemic has forced many organisations to review their supply chains and, in many cases, revise traditional business models in favour of e-commerce – delivering their product direct to the consumer. While many businesses are working tirelessly to meet the surge in demand of online orders, a large number of SMEs and local businesses across the country have had […]
  • Kern appoints David Cox as UK Head of Sales

    By Converter on May 15, 2020
    Kern, the mailing and packaging equipment specialist, today announced the appointment of David Cox as UK Head of Sales. The new role has been created to strengthen Kern’s position in the UK market and capitalise on recent product additions. David was previously Northern District Sales Manager at Neopost UK. Reporting to Uli Kern, President and Managing Director of the Kern […]
  • Mondi produces and donates protective medical gowns for key health care workers in Germany

    By Converter on May 15, 2020
    Mondi has contributed material and processing expertise to produce plastic protective gowns for staff at local nursing homes and retirement facilities in order to help mitigate the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic in Germany. The first 100 of these disposable, single-use garments have been delivered to the regional district’s Civil Protection Authority in Diepholz, who will oversee the distribution to […]
  • C&T EXPERTISE IN SPECIALIST CREASING MATRIX

    By Converter on May 14, 2020
    C&T Channel Matrix (C&T), one of the world’s leading manufacturers of creasing matrix, offers a comprehensive range of matrix profiles including PVC and Fibre. They are an expert in standard and specialist profiles for carton and corrugated manufacturers and for print finishers. THE BACKGROUND Since the advent of the self-locating creasing matrix in the late 1950’s, C&T has evolved with […]
  • ARROW SYSTEMS LAUNCHES THE ARROWJET AQUA 330R PIGMENT-BASED DIGITAL PRINTER

    By Converter on May 14, 2020
    Arrow Systems, a leading provider of digital printing and finishing equipment, as well as materials and coatings, launches the ArrowJet Aqua 330R, the latest in digital label printing equipment. This new solution is a high-speed, aqueous pigment press that provides enhanced print quality and greater production flexibility than previous aqueous inkjet technologies. The ArrowJet Aqua 330R, powered by Memjet’s DuraFlex […]