Converting & Printing

Xeikon has launched its new QB toner range at Labelexpo in Chicago, which supersedes the QA-I and ICE toners for Xeikon 3000 series and Cheetah digital label presses and is aimed at keeping Xeikon ahead of regulatory changes.

ABG, distributed in Australia by Currie Group, is showcasing 14 label finishing solutions with a heavy focus on digital equipment across four booths at Labelexpo in Chicago.

Esko has reported processing more than 300 million packaging jobs with its workflow software over the past 12 months.

Kurz is set to launch a digital cold foiling system at Labelexpo Americas 2018, which will enable variable data to be used in the foiling process.

Amcor has introduced its "Sunshine" folding-carton printing process into its factory in Nuevo Leon, Mexico.

The companies says that having Scodix applications to Esko Studio software and its Visualizer module will make it easier for brands and packaging converters to prototype and present digital enhancements, without the need to run them on press.

Digital print engine pioneer Xeikon is launching a new entry-level label printing and finishing solution, at a price point that brings the lucrative label market squarely within reach for label converters of all sizes.

Windmöller & Hölscher is developing its first digital single-pass press for flexible packaging, heralding a new era in flexo packaging production.

Graham Kirk, founder and owner of Australasia's largest flexo platemaking business was sole recipient of the Hall of Fame at the Flexo Packaging and Label Making Association awards ceremony.

Increased demand for high quality, eight-colour printed graphics on fresh food packaging has led to a new installation.

Digital finishing innovation to include giant beverage line with high speed screen printing.

Splatt Engineering partnered with a labelling technology company in Italy to build its own labeller for the Australian beverage market.

Australia Post’s new custom packaging offering BrandWrapped, developed in partnership with pioneering software firm Spawnit, will be featured in a special presentation at Print21+PKN’s LIVE industry forum in Sydney next month.

Melbourne-based digital label house Onpack, part of the Southern Impact group, has teamed up with Screen GP and Prati to build itself into a converting powerhouse.

At the upcoming PKN + Print21 LIVE: New Frontiers in Packaging Print forum, we'll hear from four label printers who have expanded their capability into packaging using digital printing technology.