Esko releases WebCenter 18 for packaging management

April 18, 2018

Esko has updated its WebCenter packaging management solution with the release of version 18. This is aimed at both brand owners and converters and is said to offer users more control and visibility over their packaging preproduction specification, approval and project life cycle. Continue reading “Esko releases WebCenter 18 for packaging management”

Color-Logic certifies Indigo 6900 with silver

April 9, 2018

Last year HP Indigo introduced a new silver ink for its Indigo 6900 web fed press that’s a lot more effective than the previous silver, which was more like a dull grey colour. Color-Logic has now certified the 6900 with this new silver ink for use with its own Process Metallic Color System. Continue reading “Color-Logic certifies Indigo 6900 with silver”

Agfa sells part of its ink business to Siegwerk

March 5, 2018

Agfa Graphics, which has a significant portfolio of wide format and industrial inkjet inks, has agreed a strategic alliance with Siegwerk Druckfarben, which mainly supplies inks for packaging and labels. The arrangement covers the production of digital packaging inks. Continue reading “Agfa sells part of its ink business to Siegwerk”

MGI launches JetVarnish 3D Web Color+

September 19, 2017

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+”

Creative Edge Software updates iC3D

September 18, 2017

Creative Edge Software is to launch the next upgrade to its iC3D packaging design software at next week’s Label Expo show. This latest version 5 concentrates on shape modelling and realism and follows on from the release of v4 at last year’s Drupa show, which added greater photorealism. Continue reading “Creative Edge Software updates iC3D”

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”