Colordyne has announced a new label press, the 2800 Series Mini Laser Pro, which is aimed at mid-volume production and neatly rounds out the company’s portfolio. Continue reading “Colordyne launches mid-volume label printer”
Baldwin Technology Company Inc, which develops process automation solutions, consumables and services for the print, packaging industries, has acquired QuadTech, Inc from Quad/Graphics. QuadTech develops control systems, mainly for packaging and newspaper printers. Continue reading “Baldwin buys QuadTech”
Flint Group is to increase the prices of its packaging inks from the 1st January 2018, which the company blames on increased raw material costs. Continue reading “Flint and Sun Chemical to increase prices for packaging inks”
Flint Group has acquired Eston Chimica SRL, based in Padova, northern Italy, which manufactures and sells water-based inks for flexo and gravure applications. Continue reading “Flint acquires Eston Chimica”
Comexi has launched a new laminator, the ML2, which can work with solvent-based, water-based or solvent-free adhesives and is aimed at packaging applications. Consequently, it can handle a range of coatings and applications such as coldseal, heatseal, ink or varnishes. Continue reading “Comexi launches ML2 laminator for packaging”
Ink manufacturer Siegwork has acquired the Dutch company Van Son Liquids, which produces flexographic inks. Siegwerk is looking to improve its water-based ink offerings for packaging printing through this move. Continue reading “Siegwerk acquires Van Son liquids”
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”