EFI has announced that its longtime CEO, Guy Gecht, has informed the Company’s Board of Directors that he intends to step down from his operating role at the Company when his successor is named. The Board retained Spencer Stuart, a leading global executive search firm, to assist in a thorough search process that includes both internal and external candidates.
>In mid May we published news from Sun Chemical relating to a specific global raw material shortage affecting UV curing inks, specifically supplies of UV photoinitiators.>
As part of its commitment to reduce natural resource needs and manage overall environmental footprint, The Kraft Heinz Company has announced the expansion of its environmental stewardship strategy to include time-bound targets for achieving greater packaging sustainability and setting science-based goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Only very few inks for component-marking with Continuous Inkjet (CIJ) printers can withstand extreme temperatures between 600 and 900 degrees. With this in mind, marking and coding specialist Paul Leibinger GmbH & Co. KG has introduced a pigment ink that allows a clear typeface even at 1000° C.
It should not come as a surprise to anyone with an interest in print that packaging is experiencing a golden age. Rising at a steady 2.9% year-on-year, Smithers Pira forecasts the global market will be worth some A$1.3 trillion by 2022 (1). What's more, if you look at the flexible packaging sector, it is even more pronounced. With a predicted annual growth rate of 4.3%, by 2022 it should claim a healthy A$385 billion share (2).
HP uses IGAS in Japan to unveil new, high-value digital commercial printing capabilities for HP Indigo presses
HP Indigo unveiled at IGAS Japan 2018 new ways for print service providers to grow their digital-based business and put Industry 4.0 into practice by enabling thousands of printing jobs every day. New advances boost value, quality and automated digital print production.
InkJet has announce the launch of DuraCode, the company’s new Continuous Inkjet (CIJ) Printer. DuraCode became commercially available this month for a wide range of industrial applications throughout the world.
A solid workflow adapted to changing market requirements is a high-value asset for printers. Building on its feature set as production hub, Apogee v11 takes print production to the next level by automating all prepress tasks. The new release also includes multi-product support to increase printing efficiency, while the integration with PressTune supports Agfa Graphics’ ECO³ market approach focused on economy, ecology and extra convenience.
The focal point of the show will be the solutions to the challenges in relation to process feasibility and equipment operational efficiency that the market evolution gives to brand owners, suppliers and converters alike in meeting the different requirements of the industry.
International market research by AWA could be of interest to our readers that are equipped for glue applied labelling.