Prepress

reprocentret enhances flexo plate quality and consistency with latest Esko integrated technology

Leading Danish independent trade shop reprocentret AS has invested in a fully integrated flexo plate making solution from Esko to deliver enhanced quality and consistency for its customers. The specialist in plate making for mid and wide web flexible packaging, labels and brand owner services has installed an Esko CDI Crystal 5080 XPS, the fourth such machine at its facility in Vejle, Denmark.

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Esko adds color management, ink optimization and Flexo functionality to award-winning Print Wizard

Enhanced test charts, Crystal Screens for flexo, and white ink optimization for flexible packaging are just some of the innovative features included in the newest release of the multiple award-winning Print Control Wizard software from Esko. The global supplier of integrated hardware and software solutions for the print and packaging sectors has unveiled its latest generation of the state-of-the-art software, Print Control Wizard 20.0.

Ready for Re-Start: Messe Düsseldorf draws up Hygiene and Infection Protection Concept

Here we go again: CARAVAN SALON Düsseldorf, the worlds leading trade fair for motorhomes and caravans, will mark the resumption of trade fair operations at the homebase in Düsseldorf from 4 to 13 September 2020. After the lockdown in spring it has been possible to hold trade fairs and congresses again subject to specific conditions in North Rhine-Westphalia since 31 May 2020. Other Düsseldorf events on the agenda for this year include the medical technology trade fairs MEDICA and COMPAMED (16 - 1911), the industrial fittings event VALVE WORLD EXPO (1 - 312) as well as the trade fair duo for wire, cable, pipes and tubes, wire and Tube (7 - 1112).

Offset Printing

Heidelbergs customer communications to become individual and digital and cancels drupa particiption

The trend towards ever shorter innovation cycles in the print media industry has accelerated very quickly. Data-based digital business models are emerging in very short time intervals and are constantly being modified to align with current specific customer requirements. Customers thus need to be informed about the latest trends quickly, flexibly and on an ongoing basis.

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Inkjet & Digital Printing

Screen expands service team to support strong growth in European markets

Inkjet manufacturer Screen Europe has expanded its Service & Support team with the appointment of Mario Offermann as service manager for its customer base in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, where Screens print-on-demand (POD) business has quadrupled over the past three years. Offermann has over 20 years experience in inkjet technology.

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LFP - Large-Format-Printing

PSI, PromoTex Expo and viscom will take place in January 2021

A virus, the lockdown and the way to a new normal: COVID-19 has kept the world in suspense in the past months. The advertising industries have also been hit hard by this development. Many industries have stopped advertising and events have been canceled or postponed, including 2,500 trade fairs.

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Textile Printing

Spoonflower and Kornit Mobilize

In the Spring of 2020, Spoonflower, a North Carolina-based supplier of decorated textiles serving entrepreneurs, graphic designers, and DIY artisans worldwide, installed four new Kornit Presto S systems for roll-to-roll, direct-to-fabric digital decoration. This installation, which effectively doubled Spoonflowers production capacity, was fast-tracked to answer a considerable increase in topl ine growth since the onset of COVID-19 restrictions disrupted the industry.

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Packaging

Aditya Flexipack becomes first Converter in India with BOBST AluBond

Aditya Flexipack based in India has purchased a VISION K5 1650mm which will be installed in their state of the art green field project focused on qualitative improvements & backward integration; the facility is spread across 19 acres and will be one of the largest converting facilities under one roof. The new metallizer is equipped with BOBST AluBond for the production of high barrier and high adhesion CPPBOPP films and BOBST Hawkeye pinhole detector.

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Consumables

Elegance and sustainability for the new walkable support by Guandong

100% elegant + 100% sustainable. This is the formula of REvita Tack Puro, the revolutionary roll-up walkable support developed by Guandong for high-level applications. Parquet, granite floors, fine marble, but also smooth and dust-free walls and surfaces: REvita Tack Puro can be positioned and repositioned without leaving traces or residues even on the most precious and delicate of surfaces.

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