Label Expo: Mind the gap

October 6, 2017

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.

Klaus Bachstein, managing director of Gallus, standing in front of the new Labelmaster Advanced.

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Bobst announces M8 flexo press

September 18, 2017

Bobst has announced a new series of inline flexo presses, the M8. This builds on the existing narrow web presses, but is really a mid-web press, with web widths up to 1070mm. As such this is aimed firmly at the packaging market or at least label printers that want to take on more packaging. Continue reading “Bobst announces M8 flexo press”

Hybrid and Cerm further partnership

August 11, 2017

Hybrid Software has extended its partnership agreement with Cerm and integrated its viewing and approval system ProofScope into Cerm’s Web4Labels portal software. This adds to their existing arrangement to link Hybrid’s productivity tools with Cerm’s MIS. Continue reading “Hybrid and Cerm further partnership”

New inkjet module from Mark Andy

August 8, 2017

Mark Andy will show a new inline inkjet module, called Digital Plus Screen, for its Performance Series of narrow web flexo presses at the upcoming Label Expo show. This is a single colour UV inkjet module that can be retrofitted to existing presses. Continue reading “New inkjet module from Mark Andy”

Uteco to launch Gaia press with Ebeam curing

August 7, 2017

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”