RMGT had another record year in 2016 with press sales up significantly over 2015’s record setting results. Part of the company's success is due to the release of its 10 and 11 series of presses, designed for the packaging and corrugated markets.
El Paso Paper Box has installed a new seven-color, 41˝ KBA Rapida 106 full in-line UV coating sheetfed perfector press. The press will be taking on all of El Paso Paper Box's high-end packaging and is being referred to as the company's "workhorse."
Classic Litho + Design, Inc. recently hosted an open house to highlight how its Heidelberg Speedmaster CD 102-6+L with X-Package and DryStar UV can provide faster turnaround times and enhanced quality for its wide range of customers in Southern California and beyond.
Manroland Sheetfed has announced that Sean Springett, 42, has been appointed chief executive of its subsidiaries in Chicago and Vaughan, Ontario, Canada.
Through its apprenticeship program, Heidelberg is seeking to increase the number of skilled operators in the printing industry. This year, the company hosted 90 apprentices at its Wiesloch-Walldorf, Germany, location, and is hoping to launch an apprenticeship program in the United States.
Siegwerk has launched a new series of EB-curable inks for offset printing, and specifically designed for flexible packaging. The inks provide offset flexible packaging printers with an improved short-run solution and faster changeover times.
packagePRINTING Senior Content Editor Cory Francer talks with Jaime Wilhelm, design and engineering manager at Tap Packaging Solutions in Cleveland, about the design and production of its award-winning Jack Daniel's Tennessee Whiskey Gift Set. Tap Packaging Solutions won first place in the corrugated (post/direct print): offset category in the 2016 packagePRINTING Excellence Awards.
Advance Paper Box Company/Packaging Spectrum, a premier full-service packaging company since 1924, is reaching new levels of efficiency with a newly-installed seven-color, 57˝ KBA Rapida 145 press.
Zeller+Gmelin has developed new adhesive systems for cold foil transfer on sheetfed and web offset printing presses. The adhesives are designed specifically for the LED UV printing sector.
Heidelberg has launched a new development center project at its Wiesloch-Walldorf location, which will result in a state-of-the-art research facility for the printing industry. To mark the project's launch, Heidelberg hosted Theresia Bauer, minister of science, research and the arts for the German state of Baden-Württemberg, at the facility.