HP has established a digital print networking group for the corrugated packaging and display sector. Named Digital Pack, this is said to be focussed on brands but is of course really about persuading those brands to specify HP equipment.Continue reading “HP sets up corrugated networking group”
The Kolb group, a packaging company based in Memmingen in Southern Germany, has become the first company to install Koenig and Bauer’s new CorruJet press, marking a major milestone for both companies.Continue reading “Koenig and Bauer installs first CorruJet”
New Solution Engineering, which appears to be the Portuguese company formerly known as Mtex, has announced that its first flatbed digital corrugated printer, the NS Multi-LG, which was first shown at last month’s Fespa show, is now available. Continue reading “New Solution develops Memjet corrugated printer”
Sappi has added a new corrugated board, Fusion Uncoated, to its range of container boards. This is a fully bleached fresh fibre liner based on the same paper concept as the existing Fusion Topliner. Continue reading “Sappi launches Fusion Uncoated corrugated”
The Flint Group has announced a new nyloflex FTC Digital flexo plate, which produces inherent flat top dots and is said to result in significant fluting reduction on various corrugated boards from fine to rough flute. Continue reading “Flint launches corrugated Nyloflex FTC plate”
HP has announced a number of new wide format printers across its range from basic latex printers through to an industrial corrugated machine. Continue reading “HP announces new wide format printers”
HP and KBA have given further details of the press they’ve been collaborating on. This will be called the HP T1100 Simplex Color Inkjet Web Press, and will be a 2.8 metre wide inkjet web press for pre-printing corrugated top liners. Continue reading “HP and KBA announce T1100 (Updated)”
There are quite a number of digital packaging printers around now. Most are aimed at the folding carton or label markets, with a few targeting flexible films, and a couple aimed at corrugated board. Last year I visited the Czech Republic to see HP’s T400 Simplex, a variant of its Inkjet Web Press designed for printing corrugated packaging. Obaly Morava is the only independent Czech producer of corrugated board and packaging and was the first company worldwide to install this printer.