There are two common assumptions about the narrow web Label sector – that the conventional flexo is a mature technology with only incremental advances and that digital is advancing rapidly.
The Huber Group has launched a new range of sheetfed offset inks and coatings under the brand Huber Group Eco-Offset Inks Premium Plus, which are said to be low-migration and low-odour for conventional offset food packaging printing and for the manufacture of toys. Continue reading “Huber Group launches new food inks”
HP used last week’s Label Expo show to announced a couple of new products for its Indigo range, including a new finishing machine known as GEM, a faster version of its DFE and a silver ink. Continue reading “HP targets label finishing”
Konica Minolta has used this year’s Label Expo show to formally launch its AccurioLabel 190 label press, which should be available from December this year. Continue reading “Konica Minolta demonstrates AccurioLabel 190”
MGI will use next week’s Label Expo show to launch a new roll to roll press, the JETvarnish 3D Web Color + that’s aimed at the label and folding carton market. Essentially, MGI has added a print unit to its existing JetVarnish 3D digital finishing unit. Continue reading “MGI launches JetVarnish 3D Web Color+”
GlobalVision, which develops quality control solutions, has redesigned its web-based Proofware inspection platform and renamed it GlobalVision Web. This now gains HTML5 support. Continue reading “GlobalVision revamps its web platform”
Hamillroad Software, which specializes in developing prepress software, is set to launch its Bellissima screening solution for flexo presses at this month’s Label Expo show in Brussel. Continue reading “Hamillroad launches Bellissima flexo screening”
Uteco will use Label Expo to formally launch its Gaia modular inkjet press, which it has developed together with INX and Ebeam Technologies. Its use of an Ebeam Compact 80/400 lamp gives it the potential to be one of the highlights of the show. Continue reading “Uteco to launch Gaia press with Ebeam curing”