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07.02.2018 0

More than 100 VISION systems sold by W&H since drupa 2016

Assistance systems yielding efficiency and quality gains have become indispensable in today's printing world. To date, however, flexographic and gravure printing presses have tended to contain a range of systems from different providers for web monitoring, inspection, printing impression, register setting and more. Inevitably, this has led to added complexity and interface problems. At drupa 2016, W&H brought an integrated assistance system to market for the first time. The VISION package combines these systems with a single operator interface.

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31.01.2018 0

Sophisticated plate measurements by Sibress

The system is designed by Sibress to help you find deviations of the mechanical attributes of your plate gauge and relief within seconds.

A measurement area is of about 130cm length/51.18’’ and 40 cm/17.74’’ width allows you to use it even for large plates.

The arm carries a digital micrometer, showing 3 digits of 1µm deviation and measures material up to 135 mm/ 0,53 inch.

Via the optional USB connection on your Windows PC allows you to generate digital data and to store them in excel.

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31.01.2018 0

Paper Converting Machine Company & MicroDynamics Announce Partnership

Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC) announced a partnership with MicroDynamics. The two industry-leading companies are teaming up to provide customers with the option to include MicroDynamics’ 3DQC RollScope as part of a bundled package with PCMC’s Meridian laser anilox cleaner.

The Meridian uses a powerful laser to clean anilox cells without damaging them, and is meant to provide a superior clean, improved print quality, reduce waste and result in a longer life for anilox rolls.

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31.01.2018 0

Troika Systems Limited Celebrates 21 Years in Business

In December 2017, Troika Systems Limited officially marked 21 years in business. As a company, Troika has been through many changes and developments in those years.

The company started off as a one-man business in the spare room of its founders home, Phil Hall, who is also the owner and managing director, has taken the company from its humble beginnings to become a global leader in providing state-of-the-art quality control 2D and 3D microscopes for the flexographic and gravure print packaging industry. 

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24.01.2018 0

GSE presents solutions at Expoprint 2018

At Expoprint Latin America in Brazil, GSE (stand 702, white pavilion) will demonstrate the company’s Ink manager software and present information about its dispensing and proofing solutions for efficient, quality-assured ink logistics in label and packaging printing, especially for flexo and gravure applications.

Making its debut in the Americas, GSE Ink manager is a comprehensive ink management solution that eliminates ink-related waste and provides enhanced reporting, for improved business planning and batch traceability.


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21.12.2017 0

GSE donates Table Top Proofer and Ink Management Software

GSE has donated a table-top Perfect Proofer to the Tajamar School of Printing, in Madrid, Spain, to enhance the understanding of flexography, and the importance of colour, print quality and efficient production. Also donated was GSE’s Ink management software.
Tajamar offers a comprehensive educational programme with strong vocational and technology elements. The printing school continues to grow, driven by the demands of the labels and flexible packaging sectors, and has around 350 students, with an annual admission level of about 90 students.

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01.11.2017 0

Erhardt+Leimer – Review of Labelexpo Europe 2017

Erhardt+Leimer (E+L) has showcased its 200% print inspection at Labelexpo Europe 2017 and was able to sell almost 30 Smartscan camera systems for quality assurance. 

By 200% inspection, the company means that the web is inspected twice, allowing for detection of defects that are not visible using classic incident illumination. 

Some of these defects may include white unremoved matrices on a white carrier material, and defects located on the rear side of the label. 

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25.10.2017 0

Quadtech presents colour management solution

QuadTech has announced that the focus of this year’s Labelexpo Europe is the company’s extensive range of color management and defect management solutions. Visitors of the QuadTech stand will conduct live demonstrations of ColorTrackTM, QuadTech’s latest color workflow solution for packaging printers. 

Among the innovation features at the show is QuadTech’s Color Measurement with DeltaCamTM, launched at last year’s drupa. The system makes advanced, inline spectral measurement affordable to individual packaging print houses. 

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04.10.2017 0

Coating manufacturer installs a pilot coater from RK Print

DSM Resins & Coatings has installed a coating machine which combines inline priming with top coating as well as flexo and gravure printing with water based, solvent based and UV curable inks. The new VCM pilot coater replaces the company’s 35 year old RK Rotary Coater which has more than 20000 coating runs and 1000 km of film on its clock.

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