Fleetwood-Fibre Packaging & Graphics, a printer of folding cartons, corrugated boxes and displays, and rigid set-up cartons, will add the first Roland 700 Evolution offset press in North America. The press, from Manroland Sheetfed, will feature seven units plus an in-line tower coater and will be fitted out to run both conventional and UV inks.
Moquin Press of Belmont, Calif., has recently installed a Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 106-6+L, the first machine in the U.S. with Push to Stop technology.
Marrs Printing & Packaging will add a new fully-automated six-color KBA Rapida 106 press with coater and board package this summer. The press will lead to increased pressroom optimization with its fast makeready capabilities.
Through a joint venture partnership, new printing equipment and a new state-of-the-art facility, Rondo-Pak combines packaging precision with marketing agility.
OMET will unveil its new Varyflex V4 Offset press at an upcoming open house, held March 20-21 at OMET's headquarters in Lecco, Italy. The press is the only solution in the entire mid-web market with fully automatic offset technology by sleeve.
TPC Printing and Packaging has become a leader in luxury folding cartons by not backing down from challenging projects.
Green Bay Packaging, a leading producer of folding cartons, corrugated packaging and point-of-purchase displays, has installed the 1,000th Very Large Format (VLF) printing unit from Heidelberg.
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.
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.
Cosmo Films has launched BOPP based black velvet lamination films. The films provide an intense black color and velvety tactile elements, making it well-suited for luxury packaging applications.
Hammer Packaging, a converter based in Rochester, N.Y., recently added a new Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 106-8+L, increasing productivity and capacity. The new press will run alongside two existing Speedmaster CD 102 presses and a CX 102.
Flint Group has launched VANTAGE LED, a UV LED lamp retrofit conversion solution for sheetfed printers. The system utilizes EcoLUX LED lamps, supplied by Air Motion Systems.