Offset Printing

Worlds first dedicated machine for production of sustainable barrier paper purchased by AR Metallizing

AR Metallizing has purchased an EXPERT K5 2450mm for the production of barrier paper which will be installed in the Franklin plant in the USA later this year. The purchase follows a three year collaboration between AR Metallizing, BOBST and Michelman. As the worlds leading paper converter, AR Metallizing is dedicated to researching and developing barrier paper solutions.

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News Today

Henkel donates around 50,000 litres of disinfectant

As part of its global solidarity program in the fight against the corona crisis, Henkel has announced that it will make production capacities available at short notice for the manufacture of disinfectants. Within just one week, a production plant at the Düsseldorf site was converted and the first 25,000 liters of hand disinfectants were produced. Henkel donated them to surrounding hospitals and public institutions. Next week, production will continue and about the same amount of disinfectant will be produced again.

Label Products finds complete package with Durst and Wifac after extensive market research

After a comprehensive investigation of the label market, Label Products has invested in a Tau 330 RSC E inkjet press from Durst, manufacturer of advanced digital printing and production technologies, and Wifac to continue organic expansion. With our spread of markets and a strong commercial presence in Belgium, the Netherlands and France we are going to benefit from that growth, says Matthias Dhondt, Production Manager at the company based in Waregem, Belgium. Our investment in the Tau 330 RSC E plays a key role.

Business News

Global print industry faces economic and environmental challenges

The 7th drupa Global Trends Report will be published in April 2020. The results, from a survey conducted before the outbreak of the corona virus and the postponement of drupa to April 2021, show a global industry that remained positive but reflected more challenging global economic conditions. Packaging and Functional market sectors are better placed than Publishing and Commercial.

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Inkjet & Digital Printing

Graphics Printers Mobilize Globally to Support Public Health

HP Inc.s print service providers (PSPs) are mobilizing industrial facilities worldwide to deliver print products and help in the global effort to battle the COVID-19 pandemic. Many PSPs are working with limited staff to adhere to health regulations, while retooling production lines to support the effort.

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LFP - Large-Format-Printing

FESPA Brasil 2020 announces new dates and schedule

FESPA announces that its flagship Latin American event, FESPA Brasil, will return to Expo Center Norte, in So Paulo from 23 - 25 September 2020. The event, which was due to take place from 18 - 21 March 2020, had to be postponed due to the disruption caused by the COVID-19 outbreak.

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Textile Printing

Tendence 2020 cancelled

In response to the worsening situation concerning the coronavirus pandemic and in view of the current challenges facing German and European retailers, Tendence 2020 has been cancelled. This means that Nordstil in Hamburg, from 25 to 27 July 2020, will be the first opportunity for pre-order suppliers for spring and summer 2021, as there will be no other order trade fairs for these product lines this year.

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Prepress

Canon competition New Cosmos of Photography 2020

Canon has launched this years New Cosmos of Photography 2020 photography competition, which, as in previous years, is about new and creative ways of exploring photography and video. The competition is open to international participants. This years jury includes British photographer Paul Graham, Japanese art critic Noi Sawaragi and Japanese photographer Mikiya Takimoto.

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Finishing & Screen Printing

Fulfilling customer & partner requirements with care and caution

The year 2020 kicked off with great expectations of new developments arriving for the digital printing industry, and we at Tecnau were eager to show a revolutionary series of solutions at drupa in Germany. Unfortunately, the world has changed in ways hardly anyone imagined, as lives and economies are devastated by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Packaging

ICE Europe 2021: Converting industry prepares for the coming 2021 season

From 9 to 11 March 2021, the international converting industry will meet at the Munich Exhibition Centre for the 12th edition of ICE Europe, the leading sales and marketing platform for conversion technology in modern manufacturing processes. A record number of 463 exhibitors from 25 countries attended the previous show in 2019 to present their latest technologies and solutions for converting and converting paper, film, foil, nonwovens and other flexible web materials to a wide range of trade visitors.

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Consumables

New additional product: Zecher printing cylinders

With immediate effect, Zecher is also offering its customers worldwide printing cylinders for all machine types. The Zecher impression cylinder is intended to complete the product portfolio so that all customers can be supported reliably and at a high level of quality in their printing press environment.

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