Label Solutions, a pressure-sensitive label converter based in Marshfield, Mo., has enhanced its digital printing capabilities by installing a Mark Andy Digital Series hybrid press. The press has been in production for more than six months and has been a reliable source of high-speed, high-quality production.
The training staff at Nilpeter’s Technology Center in Cincinnati has earned its FTA FIRST Operator certifications, allowing the team to boost its proficiency in daily tasks and increase the level of service quality and training it provides for customers.
The Flexographic Technical Association has announced that it has opened registration for its 2017 Forum and INFO*FLEX events. Forum will be held from April 30 to May 3 and INFO*FLEX will take place from May 1-2. Both events will be located in Phoenix.
Inland recently turned to Flexo Wash as it sought to improve its internal print processes while reducing unnecessary waste and downtime. Over the last year, Inland has invested in Flexo Wash technology for anilox cleaning, plate washing, and parts washing in multiple facilities.
Ted Biggs, VP of manufacturing at AWT Labels & Packaging led a presentation on flexographic press operator training during the FTA Fall Conference. Flexographic Tech is a flexo training program hosted by AWT and Computype.
PrintFlex Graphics, a label printer based in St. Louis, has purchased a new Gallus EM 280 flexographic label press. PrintFlex specializes in peel-off coupons, re-sealable labels, instant on-pack and in-line folded booklets.
Heineken's new H41 Wild Lager has debuted, featuring a label printed by Constantia Flexibles. The label features rotary screen, flexography and foil stamping, allowing it to stand out from the traditional Heineken label, but ensuring consumers recognize it as part of the Heineken brand.
"Trending Now" is the theme of the annual FTA Forum, which will be held from April 30-May 3 in Phoenix. The FTA has also announced that Paul Teachout of Nilpeter and Bob Coomes of Plastic Packaging Technologies will chair the event, which is being held at the Sheraton Grand Phoenix Hotel.
Every four years, drupa is typically the industry event that sets the tone for the future. But Labelexpo and Graph Expo provided a strong glimpse for the North American market.