BOBST technology French partner Graphilabel, the inventor of the THQ printing technology, was awarded the Prix de l’Innovation for the best work in flexographic printing at the FlexoStars 2017 competition towards the end of last year. The awards ceremony was held in Saint-Malo, France.
“Tackling the future” is the motto of this year's Proflex trade fair for flexo and packaging printing, which will take place from 7 to 8 March in Stuttgart.
Keynote by Andrew Vorster will explore innovation initiatives and high-level speakers representing brands and printers will share how digital has pushed their businesses to the next level.
HP has expanded its labels and packaging portfolio with solutions to drive the printing and converting industries towards a more flexible, productive and profitable digital printing of any application. New solutions include the HP Indigo 6900 Digital Press for labels and packaging and HP PageWide C500 Press for mainstream corrugated production.
Konica Minolta were recently called in by Wyong based Mr Sticker to offer a solution that entailed Mr Sticker to replace an ageing analogue press with a faster digital machine.
For those wishing to attend this event in Ireland from 6-8 June in Ireland. Here is an overview of what to expect.
The age of smart products is happening now. That is one of the main messages being shared by Andy Hobsbawm at next month’s biennial FINAT Technical Seminar, 7-9 March 2018, in Barcelona.
The company states on their web site that Intelligent labels or 'smart labels'—labels inlaid with Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology—are rapidly improving many aspects of how we live, from the clothes we wear and the food we eat to our cars, medicine, and air travel.
Durst and Italian press manufacturer Omet have jointly launched their new Omet XJet integrated hybrid solution for high-performance labels and packaging printing.
GMG is making its proof control software for digital printing future-proof with version 2.4. Product manager Jens Bloeck explains: "We are meeting industry demands with the support of the digital standard Fogra PSD (process standard for digital production): process stability and quality assurance are playing an increasingly important role in digital printing."