• Valmet IQ takes quality management to the next level by connecting quality data from fiber to finished product

    By Converter on April 8, 2020
    Valmet introduces a renewed Valmet IQ Quality Management System for pulp, tissue, paper, board, and converting industries. The renewed system lets papermakers optimize quality through the entire value chain from fiber to finished product, enabling improved process performance and increased savings through the process. The quality management system takes a step towards an autonomous mill The renewed Valmet IQ Quality Management System […]
  • Hoffmann to launch RecyCan, recycled steel-based tinplate packaging

    By Converter on March 2, 2020
    Hoffmann will launch a new line of tinplate cans comprised of 100 per cent recycled steel at Interpack in May 2020. Made possible by collecting separated consumer packaging steel from standardhousehold recycling, the company’s RecyCan portfolio essentially closes the loop on sustainability through packaging that is not only completely recycled but also perpetually recyclable. All tinplate cans contain some recycled […]
  • DG press celebrates 10th anniversary

    By Converter on February 28, 2020
    DG press, the company founded by Remko Koolbergen and Peter Kloppers has celebrated its 10th year in business and is set to go from strength to strength in the market for flexible packaging and label printing with their variable sleeve web offset technology. Resurrected from the ashes of internationally renowned Drent Goebel, from which it acquired the IP, DG press, […]
  • Schreiner ProTech Develops RFID Labels for Electrostatic Discharge Containers

    By Converter on January 28, 2020
    Schreiner ProTech, a Germany-based global leader in developing and manufacturing innovative functional labels with value-added benefits for automotive engineering-based industries, has developed an RFID label specifically designed to suit commonly used electrostatic discharge (ESD) containers. Called ((rfid))-DistaFerr ESD, the solution solves for the widespread challenge of RFID systems performing poorly on ESD containers. As vehicle electrification sees exponential growth, the […]
  • Comexi strengthens its position in Europe with sale of Flexo F1

    By Converter on January 22, 2020
    Comexi, the global supplier of solutions for the printing and flexible packaging industry transformation, has begun the manufacturing of another completely automatic flexographic press, the Comexi F1, for Termoplasti-Plama. The collaboration between the two companies reinforces Comexi European installed base and consolidates it position as supplier of innovative solutions for the most demanding customers. The agreement with the Slovenian company […]
  • GMG launches new proof media

    By Converter on December 9, 2019
    With the release of GMG ProofMedia studio OBA semiMatte 200, GMG once more expands its offering with a high-quality substrate for accurate proofing and reliable colour communication. Designed primarily for publication printing, GMG’s latest media is characterised by its light weight, flat-matte surface, and enhanced gloss. Tuebingen, Germany (November 19, 2019) – GMG ProofMedia studio line has recently been enriched […]
  • Kolbe-Coloco installs Martin Automatic technology to reduce waste and boost productivity

    By Sarah Mead on October 7, 2019
    German printing company, Kolbe-Coloco Spezialdruck GmbH has fitted Martin Automatic non-stop unwind/splice and rewind units to its two Gallus RCS 430 narrow web combination presses. The company is known for roll labels, sales folders, brochures, special-effect cards and unusual 3D advertising material for point of sale in the sheet fed and roll to roll printing sectors. The company, which is […]
  • Meech presents new products designed to improve labelling productivity at Labelexpo Europe 2019

    By Converter on September 25, 2019
    Meech International (Stand 6C34) is displaying its new CyCleanTM R web cleaning system, Hyperion IonCharge50-75w and IonCharge30-15w static generators, and Hyperion 960IPS mid-range, Pulsed DC Ionising bar at Labelexpo Europe 2019. Staff on the stand are providing insight and information on how these new products, and its long-standing range of web cleaners and ionising bars, can help combat issues in […]
  • Epson offers its first genuine fluorescent ink, dye-sublimation, textile printing solution

    By Converter on September 16, 2019
    Epson has announced two 64-inch, dye-sublimation printers, the SureColor SC-F9400H and the SC-F9400. The printers have been developed primarily for fast, high-volume printing, for clothing, textiles and soft signage, as well as other printed merchandise. The SC-F9400H also offers businesses the option of printing with two genuine florescent ink solutions (yellow and pink), which brings bright, vivid colours to the […]
  • Frugalpac extends range with introduction of the Frugal Lid

    By Converter on September 13, 2019
    Manufacturer of the UK’s first fully recyclable coffee cup made of recycled paper, Frugalpac, has revealed its full range, including an innovative pulp molded alternative to plastic lids, the Frugal Lid, as well as an eye-catching new ‘ivy’ design for its Frugal Cup. Seven months after large-scale production of the Frugal Cup began, Frugalpac has extended its sustainable offering in […]