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New 8-UP+ RMGT 970 Offset Press Debuts at Well Attended Factory Open House

RMGT, manufacturer of the leading 8-up sheetfed offset press in North America, officially launched their latest member to the 9 Series family, the RMGT 970 offset press, at an Open House in Fukuyama, Japan. The Open House event, celebrated on August 25-28, 2020 introduced three new models of presses: the RMGT 970 Perfecting press (up to 10 colors), the RMGT 970 straight press (up to 8 colors), and the RMGT 1050 Perfecting press (up to 10 colors). This was the first opportunity to safely roll out all three presses in the COVID-19 era. Open House events featuring the RMGT 970 running live will be presented at demonstration facilities in North America in the early part of 2021.

BOBST launches a new gravure printing press for flexible materials: the EXPERT RS 6003

The packaging market is in a profound transformation. Brand Owners expect faster time-to-market and more sustainable solutions. To address these needs, BOBST announces the launch of the EXPERT RS 6003 a new generation gravure printing press, which will enable gravure converters to tackle today’s market challenges.

Nortech Solutions now representing MPS in Norway, Sweden and Denmark

Long-term partnerships and expertise in automated processes are benefits Nortech Solutions brings to MPS customers
MPS has appointed Nortech Solutions as its local agent in Norway, Sweden, and Denmark to represent their brand of high-quality flexo, hybrid and offset press solutions.

Global Flexo Innovation Awards now open for entries

Miraclon today announces that the Global Flexo Innovation Awards – to honor businesses that are pioneering the transformation of the flexo industry – are open for submissions from companies wishing to be recognized for their exciting, creative and innovative commercial packaging projects printed using KODAK FLEXCEL NX Plates.

Advertisers Printing Installs 10-Color RMGT 9 Series Perfecting Press With LED-UV Curing

For over 97 years, Advertisers Printing has evolved as a leading commercial printer in the Midwest. Founded by Claude Fechner, the current fourth-generation Fechner management team continues a tradition of innovation by announcing the installation of a fully automated 10-color RMGT 9 Series perfecting press with LED-UV curing technology. The investment in this offset press is in line with their company philosophy of “Conscious Capitalism” and whose on-going sustainability practices are certified by SGP.

Bellwyck Continues “Smart Factory” Transformation with Second Speedmaster CX 102 from Heidelberg

Serving some of the world’s most iconic brands, Bellwyck – headquartered in Toronto, Ontario (with additional locations in Owen Sound, Ontario and Langley, British Columbia) – has its sights set on not only being the Canadian leader of premium brand and pharma/healthcare packaging but also a global leader. To achieve this goal, Bellwyck has recently installed a Speedmaster CX 102-8+LY-1+L with “Push to Stop” technology from Heidelberg at its Toronto headquarters – its second CX 102 in the last 18 months. Both presses are powered by Heidelberg’s Prinect workflow and are part of Bellwyck’s larger vision of transitioning into a “Smart Factory.”

myPCMC unlocks critical machine documentation for customers

New online tool provides users with fast, secure access to manuals and training materials
Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC), part of Barry-Wehmiller, has launched an innovative online documentation portal, designed to elevate customer trust and ensure the safe operation, maintenance and ownership of all PCMC machines.

MPS Systems secures order from Ulrich Etiketten for two flexo presses during coronavirus crisis

The Austrian printer confirmed order for two fully automated MPS EFA 530 presses via WhatsApp group video call.
To further increase label production capacity due to increased volume, Austrian printer Ulrich Etiketten based in Vienna is adding two additional MPS flexo presses to their machine park. Ordered were 8- and 9-colour MPS EFA 530 presses, and marks a total of 11 MPS flexo printing presses purchased by Ulrich Etiketten.

Printforce invests in a 'Contiweb DFA' for enhanced product quality

Contiweb, a specialist in advanced printing technologies, advanced drying and web handling, today announced that Dutch book printer Printforce has installed a Contiweb Digital Fluid Applicator (DFA). This is a remoistening applicator designed to significantly improve the quality of digital print products.

“We are system relevant and actually managed to increase sales by five percent”

Mediahaus Ahaus invests in a complete package totaling 4.5 million euros

New Speedmaster XL 106 2020 generation delivers double-digit improvement in performance through intelligent assistance systems and navigated printing
Field test customer for Hycolor Pro – customer calls it a quantum leap in dampening unit optimization– 50 per cent reduction in paper waste at Mediahaus compared with previous press
Ability to process substrate up to 1.6 mm thick enables a wide range of jobs

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