Package Printing https://www.packageprinting.com For Printers and Converters of Labels, Flexible Packaging and Folding Cartons Tue, 19 Jun 2018 16:22:08 -0400 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.9.6 James Martin Joins SGIA as EVP https://www.packageprinting.com/article/james-martin-joins-sgia-as-evp/ https://www.packageprinting.com/article/james-martin-joins-sgia-as-evp/#respond Tue, 19 Jun 2018 15:01:40 +0000 https://network.napco.com/package-printing/?post_type=article&p=39175 The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association announced James Martin has come on board as Executive VP, Supplier and Manufacturer Relations. Martin, who recently served as CEO of MBO America, will bring his experience with trade shows and associations to PRINTING United, which launches in October 2019.

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Heartland Label Printers to Add Second ETI Cohesio Machine https://www.packageprinting.com/article/heartland-label-printers-to-add-second-eti-cohesio-machine/ https://www.packageprinting.com/article/heartland-label-printers-to-add-second-eti-cohesio-machine/#respond Tue, 19 Jun 2018 14:54:00 +0000 https://network.napco.com/package-printing/?post_type=article&p=39174 To support its growing pressure-sensitive label business, Little Chute, Wis.-based Heartland Label Printers has purchased its second Cohesio machine from ETI Converting Equipment of Canada. The Cohesio machine will feature flexo printing stations, adhesive and silicone coating stations, and ETI's Pellicut diecutting technology.

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Flexible Packaging Shines With Graphical Advancements https://www.packageprinting.com/article/flexible-packaging-shines-with-graphical-advancements/ https://www.packageprinting.com/article/flexible-packaging-shines-with-graphical-advancements/#respond Tue, 19 Jun 2018 14:16:37 +0000 https://network.napco.com/package-printing/?post_type=article&p=39170 Welcome to the final edition of the Road Map of Progress series, which reveals insights that our reporter Patrick Henry learned from subject matter experts in each packaging segment. This week, Mark Mazur, consultant; chair of the FIRST committee, Flexographic Technical Association, discusses progress in flexible packaging.

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Flexible Perforating Can Up Your Finishing Game https://www.packageprinting.com/item/flexible-perforating-can-up-your-finishing-game/ https://www.packageprinting.com/item/flexible-perforating-can-up-your-finishing-game/#respond Tue, 19 Jun 2018 01:19:27 +0000 https://network.napco.com/package-printing/?post_type=item&p=39168 More than any other value-adding finishing step, perforating makes print interactive. When perforated sections are pulled from direct mail pieces and other kinds of printed matter, things start to happen. They collect coupons for redemption. Perforating puts the ability to do all of these things literally into their hands. This white paper reviews two approaches to flexible perforating that provide printers and converters a full set of options for getting the job done in the most efficient way.

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Mark Andy Announces Acquisition of Brandtjen & Kluge https://www.packageprinting.com/article/mark-andy-announces-acquisition-of-brandtjen-kluge/ https://www.packageprinting.com/article/mark-andy-announces-acquisition-of-brandtjen-kluge/#respond Mon, 18 Jun 2018 15:02:16 +0000 https://network.napco.com/package-printing/?post_type=article&p=39165 Mark Andy has acquired Brandtjen & Kluge, a manufacturer of reliable, high-quality print finishing equipment for foil stamping, diecutting, folding and gluing, and UV coating. Kluge provides customers a full life cycle solution for offline finishing with OEM parts and consumables, high quality services, and innovative equipment.

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Mondi to Expand in U.S. for Increased Flat-Bottom Bag Production https://www.packageprinting.com/article/mondi-to-expand-in-u-s-for-increased-flat-bottom-bag-production/ https://www.packageprinting.com/article/mondi-to-expand-in-u-s-for-increased-flat-bottom-bag-production/#respond Thu, 14 Jun 2018 13:56:11 +0000 https://network.napco.com/package-printing/?post_type=article&p=39155 Citing increases in demand for flexible packaging, Mondi is expanding its U.S. operations for increased flat-bottom bag production. Mondi is targeting the food, pet food and home and personal care markets for these flexible packaging applications.

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Canon Targets Label Market with New Océ LabelStream 4000 UV Inkjet Press https://www.packageprinting.com/article/canon-targets-label-market-with-new-oce-labelstream-4000-uv-inkjet-press/ https://www.packageprinting.com/article/canon-targets-label-market-with-new-oce-labelstream-4000-uv-inkjet-press/#respond Wed, 13 Jun 2018 16:02:24 +0000 https://network.napco.com/package-printing/?post_type=article&p=39151 With an eye toward the label market, Canon has announced the launch of the new Océ LabelStream 4000 series, an industrial-scale UV inkjet press with optional flexo printing, embellishment and finishing units.

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Lithographic Industries Boosts Capacity with KBA-Iberica Diecutter https://www.packageprinting.com/article/lithographic-industries-boosts-capacity-with-kba-iberica-diecutter/ https://www.packageprinting.com/article/lithographic-industries-boosts-capacity-with-kba-iberica-diecutter/#respond Wed, 13 Jun 2018 15:27:59 +0000 https://network.napco.com/package-printing/?post_type=article&p=39148 Lithographic Industries, a Broadview, Ill.-based package printer known for its high-quality blister card printing in combination gang runs, has increased its throughput with the addition of a KBA-Iberica Optima 106 diecutter.

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New MAGPOWR Load Cell Amplifiers Offer Advanced Networking Capabilities https://www.packageprinting.com/article/new-magpowr-load-cell-amplifiers-offer-advanced-networking-capabilities/ https://www.packageprinting.com/article/new-magpowr-load-cell-amplifiers-offer-advanced-networking-capabilities/#respond Wed, 13 Jun 2018 14:56:12 +0000 https://network.napco.com/package-printing/?post_type=article&p=39145 Maxcess has announced the release of three tension amplifiers from MAGPOWR that provide advanced networking capabilities. The new load cell amplifiers provide improved integration into machine control networks and improved web tension measurement.

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Heavy-Duty: Labels Ready for the Long Haul https://www.packageprinting.com/article/heavy-duty-labels-ready-for-the-long-haul/ https://www.packageprinting.com/article/heavy-duty-labels-ready-for-the-long-haul/#respond Tue, 12 Jun 2018 19:50:24 +0000 https://network.napco.com/package-printing/?post_type=article&p=39138 Industrial labels may not be as flashy as their CPG counterparts, but they play an essential role in a variety of products, and require the utmost care during the printing process.

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