Converting & Printing

Jet Technologies reveals three key trends developing as a result of Covid-19, which changing the shape of the printing industry into 2021.

Packaging and print industry supplier Currie Group has parted ways with its long-time sales and marketing director Phillip Rennell, in what it describes as a milestone decision.

Through OF Pack's virtual tour of its facility, participants gained an understanding of the entire manufacturing process for flexo-print, large-format packaging.

Flint Group is introducing its new EkoCure Ancora dual cure food contact material (FCM) UV-curable ink for food, pharmaceutical and cosmetic label and flexible packaging applications.

Entries are open for another month in the prestigious Asia Pacific and Japan HP Inkspiration Awards 2021, with two new categories covering COVID-19 print, with the awards open to all HP Indigo users.

David Currie, executive chairman of Currie Group, and one of the longest serving and best known members of the ANZ print industry, will be stepping down from his executive role within the business after 51 years. He will remain as chairman. Rob Mesaros becomes CEO.

The $200m sale of label press manufacturer Gallus from Heidelberg to little known Benpac has collapsed at the eleventh hour, with the buyer failing to come up with the cash.

The Jet Technologies Demonstration Centre in Sydney will soon be home to the latest Screen Truepress Jet L350UV SAI S digital label press, which with longer-run capability is targeting flexo jobs.

Flint Group, global supplier to the printing and packaging industries, has launched a new division for the flexo and letterpress sectors, combining Flint Group Flexographic with Xeikon Prepress to create XSYS.

In a closely watched move, a new German greenfield packaging plant will install the world’s first manrolandGoss (MGWS) Varioman c:line web offset press, to print cardboard food packaging.

A B Graphic International has reached a major milestone in the global supply of its market leading finishing systems by recently installing the 2000th Vectra turret rewinder.

Digital embellishing systems developer Scodix has released PolySens 550, a new polymer for digital enhancement, developed specifically for the food packaging industry.

Labelmakers has become the largest label converter in Australasia in the time since it was founded in 1987. That kind of growth does not happen by waiting around or playing catch-up.

New demand for security and authentication devices to tackle the threat of counterfeiting caused by the Covid crisis will strengthen the holography market in 2021, according to the global hologram trade body.

Leading print finishing equipment manufacturer, A B Graphic International (ABG), has launched both a non-stop unwinder (NSU) and non-stop rewinder (NSR) solution.

EFI is launching a new version of its single-pass digital inkjet corrugated board printer, the new EF Nozomi C18000 Plus.