The Graphic Systems Division of Fujifilm North America has announced the release of the first product in its Samba Printbar System line, the Samba PS4300, for the commercial and packaging printing segments. The Samba PS4300 is a compact printbar system designed to be easily integrated into most existing print equipment or manufacturing process adding variable inkjet imprinting capabilities with unsurpassed print quality at high speeds.
Esko has announced its acquisition of BLUE Software, LLC, a label and artwork management software company based in Chicago, Illinois, USA, from Diversis Capital and Schawk Digital Solutions. This acquisition joins two complementary teams to unlock product packaging development, management and execution efficiencies for brand owners in the consumer packaged goods, life sciences and retail industries and for a variety of suppliers in the packaging value chain.
Avery Dennison, L’Oréal Australia, and Wasteflex are collaborating on a recycling programme to deliver zero waste to landfills.
QLM Label Makers has opened the doors on a new purpose-built facility in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. The AUD$1.5million facility located in Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh, combines digital and conventional label printing equipment as well as a range of equipment targeted specifically to the garment industry, one of Cambodia’s largest industries.
Xaar will give a presentation on its market-leading Xaar 1003 printhead at an upcoming open house event held by Dantex Group. The aim of the event is to demonstrate why digital label press technologies are the future of the labelling industry.
Flint Group is again looking to celebrate best-in-class print production with its 14th Annual Print Awards for its worldwide customers.
UPM Raflatac has announced the launch of its new PE 65 film label stock range in the EMEIA market, the company’s thinnest squeezable films to-date and the thinnest PE label produced for the home and personal care market.
UK based Firstan Limited piloted a newly developed interface between the Esko Automation Engine Connect and the EFI Radius software applications.
Swiss based Rondo AG, part of the international Korber Group in Hamburg, is conducting the first beta test in pharmaceutical packaging in the world with the Heidelberg Primefire 106.
Managing its own circular-economy for process and supply-chain waste, Coveris’ recycling facility has received the top environmental honour at this year’s annual FINAT European Label Forum and Recycling Awards.