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22.06.2017 0

Plasbel installs Twinlock Sleeves

Plasbel  Plasticos S.A.U., a company with over 20 year’s experience in the extruding and converting of plastic films, installed their first W&H Miraflex CM 8 colour CI press at their 30,000-square-meter site in Murcia, Spain as part of their strategic expansion plans and as an investment for increased quality.

Plasbel first saw the Twinlock self-adhesive sleeves at the Drupa exhibition in Dusseldorf last year. 


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01.06.2017 0

Mike Andrews from W&H Presents “A Comparison of Extrusion Processes and their Effect on Film Properties” at AMI Multilayer Films Conference

Dr. Mike Andrews, Process Technology and Application Development at Windmoeller & Hoelscher (W&H), will present “A Comparison of Extrusion Processes and their Effect on Film Properties” at the 2-day AMI Multilayer Films Conference being held on June 27-28 at Chicago’s Marriott O’Hare hotel.

Dr. Andrews’ presentation examines films produced from three extrusion processes and evaluates their key barrier properties as well as the effects of film structure on physical properties and downstream converting.

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18.05.2017 0

FFP Publishes FCP for Brands & Retailers

FFP Packaging Solutions has published a Fixed Colour Palette Guide for brands and retailers to select colours based on Pantone but produced using CMYK.
The UK-based company, which has dealt in flexible package converting industry for 50 years, produced the guide by reverse printing it on clear PET film and afterwards laminating it to White PET.
The used PET film was produced on a company W&H Miraflex printing presses and used Asahi plates with Pinning Tech for Clean Transfer.
The FCP guide is in a colour book format.

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10.05.2017 0

Breathable backsheet films serving the growing hygiene market more efficiently

Backsheet films are a growth market. Around 590,000 tons are used each year and the number is on the rise. Breathable films used in products such as diapers make up some 50% of this total. “Experts estimate a CAGR of around 4.4% for the hygiene market up to 2020,” explains Ali Hassan, Hygiene Market Specialist at engineering firm W&H. Diaper and incontinence products seem to have a particularly high potential.

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04.05.2017 0

Windmöller & Hölscher installs Miraflex II C at Admiral Packaging

Admiral Packaging has increased its printing capacities with the addition of a Windmöller & Hölscher Miraflex II C flexo printing press. 

The Miraflex II C is capable of printing at 1968 fpm (600 m/min) and is equipped with 10 printing units, VISIONweb inspection system, EASY-COL colour management system, and TURBOCLEAN ADVANCED E inking and wash-up system.

According to Robert Hummell, Production Manager at Admiral Packaging, the automation systems help getting a 10 colour job printing at 1500-2000 fpm within few minutes.

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