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ABB launches Do More With Digital campaign to accelerate digitalization across process industries

Technology leader calls on companies to evolve operations by leveraging advanced solutions to bridge digital gaps
ABB draws on expert team assembled across five disciplines to deliver insights in pulp and paper, mining, metals, cement and other process industries
Opportunities exist to build on successes in energy management, process safety, skills retention and process performance results

FlexoControl manufacturer Sibress looks back on a successful drupa 2024

Sibress, manufacturer of measuring and analysis systems for the quality control of flexographic and packaging printing, achieved encouraging sales of its FlexoControl series measuring devices at drupa 2024 and in the weeks that followed.
The FlexoControl 3D Plus device aroused particular interest among drupa attendees. It is the only plate measuring device that simultaneously captures the surface as well as the deeper areas of halftone dots and their base support on the flexo plate from the side and displays both views side by side on the computer screen.

ABB awarded landmark modernization project for key Smurfit Kappa board mill in Mexico

ABB secures major contract to modernize one of Smurfit Kappa’s largest board machines in Mexico
Modernization at Cerro Gordo Mill to the north of Mexico City ushers in a new era of enhanced performance and efficiency
ABB selected to provide control system technology, drives and motors in tandem with ongoing expert service

REVEALED: the secret world of industrial ink

Every year, thousands of different inks are used by different industries around the world – especially in CIJ (continuous inkjet) industrial printing, applying batch numbers and codes to products and packaging. But how much do you know about the inks we use every day?
Since LEIBINGER produces both printers and the ink used in them, we are in a unique position to shed some light on this universal but often-overlooked substance. With the help of Dr. Thomas Paul, ink expert at LEIBINGER-Group, we have been digging into the secret world of industrial inks and uncovered a few interesting facts that you might not know.

RadTech Europe Announces 2025 Conference & Exhibition in Warsaw, Poland

The RadTech Europe Conference & Exhibition is returning in 2025, bringing together industry leaders and innovators for another groundbreaking event. This two-day conference, held at the Victoria Sofitel hotel in Warsaw, Poland on 27-29 October 2025, will delve into the latest advancements and applications in the UV/EB energy curing industry.

Antalis introduces a new range of recycled, PVC-free banners

Antalis introduces a new range of recycled, PVC-free banners to its comprehensive range of banner material for POS, signage, promotional and display applications: Exten Prime-Ex PP Recycled
Exten Prime-Ex PP is one of the most environmentally friendly banner materials available. It is manufactured in Europe with post-industrial waste, and is recyclable in polypropylene (PP) and polyethylene (PE) waste streams.

GSE appoints CyanX as its agent for dispensing and software solutions in the UK and Ireland

Experienced Guisley-based team support GSE’s printing and coating customer base with comprehensive after-sales service. The partnership improves access to ink dispensing systems and software that enable repeatable colour quality, food safety compliance and waste reduction.
GSE, global provider of ink dispensing systems and ink-handling software, has appointed CyanX as its agent for the UK and Ireland.

Antalis will stock new Image Magnet, a ready-to-use, pre-magnetised paper

Antalis is pleased to announce that it will stock new Image Magnet, a ready to use, pre-magnetised paper that can be printed on HP Indigo and selected dry toner devices.
Available in SRA3, SRA3+ and B2 sizes, these magnetised sheets come straight off the press, with no post-print magnetisation processes required. Image Magnet’s grey backing sticks to any ferrous surface and delivers excellent print quality, making it ideal for quick end-use changes, leaving no residue.

Marbach cutting-die solidplate|alu: Precise, lightweight and durable

The globally operating diemaker Marbach has expanded its portfolio: the "solidplate" cutting- die with dimensionally stable dieboard is now also available in an aluminum version. And there is a good reason for this: this special dieboard not only impresses with its precision, but also with its low weight. The solidplate|alu is particularly advantageous for large machine formats.

Sun Chemical celebrates double victory at the Flexographic Industry Association Awards 2024

Sun Chemical is proud to announce two Flexographic Industry Association (FIA) Award wins. Sun Chemical received the “Technical Innovation of the Year” award for its groundbreaking SunVisto AquaHeat inks highlighting Sun Chemical’s commitment to innovation, sustainability, and excellence in the printing industry.

Volpak and Lecta Test Eco-Friendly Paper-Based Packaging Materials

Volpak, a Coesia company, specialized in horizontal form-fill-seal solutions for the packaging industry, and Lecta, a premier European manufacturer and distributor of specialty papers, have embarked on a collaborative project aimed at testing and validating sustainable materials for packaging applications.
Origins and Objectives of the Partnership

The future of the anilox roller - a drupa review

drupa 2024 was a great success for Zecher GmbH. The expectations after the long drupa break of 8 years were high and were nevertheless clearly exceeded. As a pioneer of the anilox roller, we were able to present our innovative solutions and products to a broad international audience and established valuable contacts together with our sales partner Ulmex Industrie System GmbH & Co KG.

Sappi at FACHPACK 2024 in Nuremberg

Futureproof – meeting today’s and tomorrow’s packaging challenges
From 24 to 26 September 2024, the European packaging industry will be gathering at the FACHPACK trade fair in Nuremberg, Germany. In Hall 4A, Stand 306, Sappi, a leading manufacturer of packaging papers and boards, will be showcasing its extensive portfolio of new products from the flexible packaging, wet glue label, paperboard and containerboard segments.

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