Textile Printing

SGI Textile 2018 to focus on digital textile printing

The Sign and Graphic Imaging (SGI) Dubai 2018 fairs textile pavilion will propagate the adoption of digital printing. The event will highlight areas like heat transfer printing, digital textile printing, fabric printing, custom flags for tradeshows and conventions, table covers with logos and banners and more. It will be held from January 14-16, 2018.

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Sustainable Foods Summit: The Need to Look Beyond Environmental Impacts

When approaching sustainability, the focus of most food and beverage companies is on reducing environmental footprints. How can they go beyond incremental reductions and create positive impacts? How can the social impacts of foods be improved? How can customer value be augmented by sustainable production methods? Such questions will be addressed in the upcoming Sustainable Foods Summit (www.sustainablefoodssummit.com). Hosted in Amsterdam on 1-2nd June, the European edition will hone in on social & customer impacts, sustainable ingredients, and marketing best-practices.

LasX Brings World-class Laser Processing Packaging Solutions to Interpack

LasX Industries, Inc., an industry leader in high performance, production class laser converting systems and services, is set to present its innovative packaging solutions during Interpack 4-10 May, 2017 in Düsseldorf. Featured on the LasX stand in hall 8b C96 will be a variety of laser cutting, scoring, and perforating processes powered by patented LaserSharp digital converting technology, in addition to showing new packaging products for the flexible packaging and folding carton industries.

Xeikon at interpack

Xeikon, a division of Flint Group and a market leader in digital color printing technology for the labels and packaging industry, will bring its Folding Carton Suite to interpack, a triennial show held this year 4-10 May in Düsseldorf, Germany. Presented in hall 13 stand E90 will be Xeikons full folding carton production solution based on its flagship the Xeikon 3500 digital press, integral to Xeikons Whats Next campaign to show how digital production is fundamental in a changing world.

Business News

YMC global congress

Its generously sponsored by Mark Andy, Delfort, Gallus, and Nilpeter - but that doesnt mean to say the content is largely TECHNICAL. Its not!


Offset Printing

Gravure innovation and sustainability to take center stage at Bobst Italias event on 11 and 12 May 2017

Extending the scope, new technology for gravure, is the apt title for the technology forum and open house event that will take place at Bobst Italia, in San Giorgio Monferrato, Italy, on 11 - 12 May 2017. Hosted in the Competence Center of BOBSTs Center of Excellence for web-fed gravure, lamination and coating technologies, the event will be the first formal demonstration of BOBSTs new gravure printing platforms unveiled at drupa 2016.


Inkjet & Digital Printing

Xeikon Café well attended

A record number of visitors attended the 3rd edition of the Xeikon Café Packaging Innovations 2017. The four-day event, which took place March 28 to 31 in Belgium, attracted more than 800 unique international visitors. It featured well-attended and thought provoking business and technical conferences as well as live production of more than 30 key digital print applications. The event also provided an opportunity to view end-to-end solutions from more than 40 industry suppliers.


Textile Printing

SPGPrints shows cost-efficient, high-performance rotary screen and digital textile printing solutions at Indo Intertex 2017

SPGPrints will highlight the long-term savings and reliability of its reusable nickel rotary screen printing solutions plus the high performance of its inkjet technology for textile printing, at Indo Intertex 2017. The company will exhibit in conjunction with its regional distribution partner, PT. Nutek Kawan Mas (Hall A, Stands 63 130, 19-21 April, Jakarta International Expo, Kemayoran, Indonesia).



Eskos Flexo-Innovation Day

The who-is-who of the European flexo industry gathered at Eskos customer center in Belgium to debate market trends, share flexo vision and expertise, and to see the latest technology in action. A wonderful yet casual deep dive in state-of the art flexo platemaking.



New eye tracking research on packaging

New research from Package InSight at Clemson University has highlighted the decisive impact on customers of foils and laminates on packaging. The study, titled Brand impact delivered through packaging, presents compelling proof of consumers preference for luxury chocolate packs that have been foiled or laminated.



Cosmo Films to showcase extended range of Barrier Films at Interpack 2017

Cosmo Films, a leading manufacturer of speciality BOPP films will be showcasing its complete range of speciality films for packaging, laminating and labeling applications at the upcoming Interpack 2017 show - an essential event for food, beverage, confectionery, bakery, pharmaceutical, cosmetics, non-food and industrial goods sector, scheduled to take place from 4th to 10th May 2017 at Dusseldorf, Germany. The highlight of the products being showcased would be Cosmos comprehensive range of barrier films for packaging applications.