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29.12.2017 0

Cevikbas Ambalaj orders gravure printing line

On October 2017 Cevikbas Ambalaj has signed an agreement for a new 10-color Cerutti press, to be installed next summer at the Konya plant. The press includes all the state of the art technologies of Cerutti and will be dedicated to flexible packaging, targeting very high production speed.
At the same time the company has decided to subscribe to the Cerutti 24/7 service covering all the four presses running at Cevikbas plant in Konya. 

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21.12.2017 0

Comexi shows latest offset solutions

More than 60 brand owners, managing directors and print technicians witnessed the Comexi CI8 improvements in productivity, color management and costs savings. Comexi has presented its latest innovations in its revolutionary offset printing technology, the Comexi CI8. The group has recently celebrated an Open House called Offset Innovation Day in its headquarters in Riudellots de la Selva (Girona, Spain). 

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06.12.2017 0

SWT Services first time visiting MENASHA

SWT Services first visit to MENASHA was because of the maintenance of 19 hydraulic expansion mandrels/anilox rollers and about 73 adapters/anilox rollers of the BOBST 96Ss printing press. SWT stayed one week at MENASHA to service the hydraulic clamping system for the first time. The entire hydraulic clamping system, consisting of hydraulic mandrel and adapters,was checked based on a specific service checklist. This service prevent disturbances as well as unplanned machine downtimes and plan overhauling in time.

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06.12.2017 0

Elecster wins Flexotech award printed with Twinlock

The traditional FlexoTech Awards bring the leaders in flexography together. In 2017, the awards ceremony was organized in London on 23 November. The awards were granted to best flexography works from 2017. 

Elecster won the award in the category Flexible packaging wide web 1001+mm, printed with our Twinlock Sleeves. On behalf of the whole Polymount team we want to congratulate Elecster on winning this prestigious award!

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06.12.2017 0

Vision extension for flexible packaging

DG press ServiceS and Abaker Printing Company, Saudi Arabia, have come to an agreement to modify a Vision printing press. The decision was made based on the rapidly changing market of the printing industry in which the demand for (flexible) packaging is increasing more and more.

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29.11.2017 0

Vitra continues to expand capabilities with Bobst equipment

Belgian packaging printer and converter Vitra NV has invested in two 20SIX CI flexo printing presses and a CL850 laminating machine from Bobst as part of a substantial investment programme.

The new equipment will be installed in the second half of 2017 and significantly extend the company's capacity. The family-owned company was founded in 1935 and is currently managed by the second and third generations.

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22.11.2017 0

DYNASTAR by W&H wins ERA Packaging Gravure Award 2017

The new gravure printing press DYNASTAR by W&H was awarded with the “Packaging Gravure Award 2017” by the European Rotogravure Association (ERA) in the category “Innovation”. The ERA Award is given out every two years to recommend high quality and achievements in the rotogravure print market. The jury especially praised the DYNASTAR for new ideas and concepts to produce short-job runs with increased profitability on rotogravure presses.

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25.10.2017 0

Comexi expands presence and increases sales in CIS and Russia markets

Comexi has finished a strong first half-year in the CIS and Russia markets, following the positive trend of 2016. This is in addition to the company’s strong performance in flexographic printing, offset printing, laminating and slitting lines. 

Last year was the company’s record sales year and is expected to continue this 2017. They mainly attributed this to the fact that local converters have registered more orders and average prices for packaging increased. 

They are also expecting the increasing trend to continue through 2018. 

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18.10.2017 0

Gravure printing with water based inks

Uteco, BASF and FLINT, along with an important converter, formed a working team for the development of water based inks for them to be able to offer to their customers top level solutions for rotogravure printing. 

The first tests gave positive results. They were also able to introduce some improvements during the second stage including optimization of cylinders’ engraving, optimization of the drying system, optimization of machine parameters, resins and ink improvement, and new software and hardware of ESA system. 

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