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Flexo Advancements and Success Highlight FTA Forum
May 14, 2019 at 12:00 pm

The latest achievements in flexographic technology took center stage during the Flexographic Technical Association's annual Forum, which was held May 5-8 in New Orleans. Additionally, the future of flexo and its place in the packaging industry were key themes throughout the event.

Bison Bag Invests in New W&H MIRAFLEX II AM Press
May 7, 2019 at 9:58 am

Lockport, N.Y.-based Bison Bag has placed an order for a 10-color MIRAFLEX II M. The device will be Bison Bag’s fourth flexographic press and its first from Windmöller & Hölscher. The press is scheduled for start-up in fourth quarter 2019.

OMET Americas to Make Announcement at Upcoming Open House
April 26, 2019 at 9:23 am

OMET Americas will be hosting an upcoming open house with the tagline "When Digital Meets Flexo." The event is taking place May 22 and 23 in Elk Grove Village, Ill. In addition to live equipment demonstrations, OMET will be making an announcement during the event.

Kiliper Corp. to Add W&H MIRAFLEX II Flexographic Press
April 16, 2019 at 9:39 am

Kiliper Corp., an Ames, Iowa-based producer of stretch sleeves and polyethylene bags, has ordered a new MIRAFLEX II flexographic press from Windmoeller & Hoelscher, which is scheduled for start-up in Q4 2019.

Retroflex Reveals Plans for $1.5 Million Expansion
March 11, 2019 at 6:35 pm

Retroflex Inc. has announced its plans for a $1.5 million addition to its Wrightstown, Wis. facility, which will add 12,500 sq. ft. The expansion is set to begin in the first quarter of 2019 and will increase the physical space of several Retroflex departments.

Nilpeter Names New Head of Sales and Partner Support for Northeast
March 5, 2019 at 9:59 am

Effective February 18, Walt Mesik has taken the lead on sales and partner support for Nilpeter in the Northeast region of the United States. Mesik has more than 25 years of experience in the narrow-web industry, including a previous stint with Nilpeter.

Steinhauser Purchases its First MPS Flexo Press
March 4, 2019 at 5:23 pm

Newport, Ky.-based Steinhauser recently added the company's first ever MPS flexo press, installing a 12-color EF 530 in January. Steinhauser opted for the MPS press due to its ability to print pressure-sensitive labels and shrink sleeves at high speeds.

W&H to Premiere NOVOFLEX II at March Open House
February 14, 2019 at 3:52 pm

Windmöller & Hölscher will debut its newest flexo press, the NOVOFLEX II, during an open house on March 27 and 28 at its Printing Technology Center in Lengerich, Germany.

OMET to Host 'Future of Flexo' Open House at Clemson
January 15, 2019 at 9:21 am

OMET Americas is hosting its first open house at Clemson’s Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics on February 6-7. The event will feature speaker presentations, OMET press demonstrations and opportunities to meet with additional industry vendors.

Harper Corp. of America Announces Launch of QD Printer
December 18, 2018 at 10:18 am

Harper Corp. of America has officially announced the addition of the QD Printer to its flatbed equipment offerings. The QD Printer was designed for the ink environment with lab safety in mind. Built using modular construction with heavy duty components, it is extremely durable.

Atze Bosma Named New CEO of MPS
November 14, 2018 at 10:41 am

Atze Bosma has been appointed as the new CEO of MPS. Bosma will succeed Wim van den Bosch as CEO and will begin on December 1.

Rail-Mounted Rotary Screen Unit Enhances Capabilities of OMET X6
November 13, 2018 at 10:27 am

The OMET X6 provides the possibility of positioning the rotary screen-printing unit on a rail instead placing it on the printing station. This ensures printers will not lose a flexo station and saves space in a printing facility.

The Prepress Path to Print Quality
October 8, 2018 at 5:19 pm

The superb quality and the automated workflows of packaging and label production wouldn’t be possible without high-performance prepress applications.

EDALE to Showcase Autonomous Printing at Labelexpo
September 18, 2018 at 11:32 am

To meet demands from brand owners seeking higher quality printing at a lower cost and label printers seeking to deliver superior output while reducing waste, EDALE will showcase AiiR technology, its autonomous flexo printing technology, during Labelexpo Americas 2018.