Agfa Graphics has announced that it will be closing its 250,000-sq.-ft. offset printing plate manufacturing facility in Branchburg, N.J., by the end of this year in order to optimize its global production capacity and supply chain efficiencies. The plant closure will impact 125 workers.
With a desire to increase its capacity for digital packaging production, Sussex, Wis.-based Color Ink has purchased a new Komori digital press. The Komori Impremia IS29, a 29˝ inkjet, sheetfed UV printing system will provide high-quality output for short-run and personalized applications.
Constantia Flexibles has developed "Constantia Interactive," an innovative platform utilizing augmented reality in packaging. The platform was developed in part through a partnership with Wikitude, an augmented reality technology provider.
With an emphasis on leadership and long-standing industry contributions, the TLMI Annual Awards Banquet honored multiple members of the association for their dedication to the industry, support of the environment, and innovation in label printing and converting.
Over the past few days, you’ve probably heard a lot about PRINTING United, but you probably still have questions. Here is what you need to know about what’s happening to the SGIA Expo in 2019 and what you can expect from PRINTING United.
For a year, Control Group did its due diligence reviewing a number of laser and flatbed finishing systems before purchasing the SEI Labelmaster. But there was one final test that was conducted at Labelexpo Americas.
Sonic Solutions, a manufacturer of ultrasonic anilox roll cleaning equipment, cleaning solutions and roll cleaning services, announced an agreement in which it will represent Jetrix Soluciones Gráficas' anilox cleaning solutions to the flexographic market in Mexico.
Advantage Label & Packaging Inc. was looking for a solution to better serve customers and increase margins. To meet its needs, it decided on two digital hybrid solutions from Mark Andy, a Digital One and Digital Series press, both installed in late 2017.
With confetti raining down from the ceiling of the Tao Nightclub amid a brilliant display of lasers and neon lights, SGIA Expo attendees celebrated the opening night of a successful event in Las Vegas and toasted to the future with the launch of PRINTING United.
No other honor bestowed by the industry carries more prestige than the Franklin Luminaire Awards. Six tributes for 2018 went to high-profile recipients in a ceremony at Manhattan’s Chelsea Piers on October 17, with Benny Landa (Landa Group) and Samir Husni (University of Mississippi) as the headliners.
Joel Carmany, the 2018 packagePRINTING TLMI Converter of the Year, has led Consolidated Label from humble beginnings to extraordinary heights, while striving to give back to the industry.
Bennett Packaging, a corrugated printer located near Kansas City, has installed a second Barberán Jetmaster digital press. Two years ago, Bennett's first Barberán press became the first large-format, single-pass, direct-to-corrugate digital printer in North America.
ePac, a provider of digitally-printed flexible packaging, has signed for 20 new HP Indigo digital presses. The presses are expected to be installed at ePac locations by 2020, and the company is planning to grow to 15 total locations.
Harper Corp., a global anilox roll supplier, was among the leading anilox roll suppliers to winners of the 2018 packagePRINTING Excellence Awards. The Excellence Awards feature categories spanning all packaging types and printing processes.
With a theme of "Spying Into the Future," the 2018 TLMI Annual Meeting began yesterday. Chairman Craig Moreland provided an overview of the association's progress over the past year, and multiple keynote speakers delivered inspiring messages.
BOBST showcased the abilities of the REVO Digital Flexo technology during Labelexpo Americas through demonstrations of the M1 and M6 in-line presses and quality checks of their outputs.
Packaging is in demand across nearly all market segments. Package printers and converters on the pulse of market trends will have a competitive advantage.
Mark Andy Print Products, a pressroom consumables provider, and DuPont Advanced Printing co-sponsored a booth at Labelexpo Americas 2018, showcasing advanced platemaking and processing equipment coupled with best-in-class plate mounting.
Highcon announced the launch of a new range of consumables for the company’s digital cutting and creasing machines. After analyzing customers' usage of Highcon's Euclid and Beam machines, Highcon has launched the DART Premium and DART Economy consumables lines.