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Labelexpo India 2018 reports highest ever visitor number

The organizer of Labelexpo India reported that its 6th edition of Labelexpo India, which took place at India Expo Centre & Mart in Greater Noida from 22 to 25 November 2018, was its largest show to date in the region. A total of 9,851 visitors from 55 countries passed through its doors over the four days of the show, 22.7% more than in its last edition in 2016 and the biggest visitor increase to date.

Lisa Milburn, managing director for Labelexpo Global Series, said, “We are absolutely delighted with the overwhelming success of this year’s Labelexpo India. The fantastic visitor number surpassed all our expectations, and the sheer volume of sales achieved over the four days showed how valuable the show has been for generating new

Esko and Amtech join forces to bring increased efficiencies to corrugated converters

Esko announced it has entered into a strategic partnership with Amtech Software to bring increased efficiencies to its joint customers in the corrugated market. The companies are developing an integration between Esko’s ArtiosCAD, Automation Engine, WebCenter QuickStart for Corrugated solution, and Amtech’s Encore ERP solution to create bi-directional communication that eliminates double data entry and enables further downstream automation of the workflow for corrugated converters.

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Duran Machinery to become Koenig & Bauer Duran in Istanbul

Koenig & Bauer has agreed with Duran Machinery in Istanbul to take over 80% of its folder/gluer business and integrate it into the Group under the name Koenig & Bauer Duran.
With this latest acquisition, the world’s oldest printing press manufacturer is once again strengthening its activities in the growth segment of machines and systems for packaging production. Together with the Rapida sheetfed presses from Koenig & Bauer Sheetfed, flatbed diecutters from Koenig & Bauer Iberica

Domino and Multitec seal hybrid press partnership

Inkjet integration specialist Domino and Indian flexo press manufacturer Multitec have announced the joint development of a hybrid UV inkjet-flexo press.

Commented Ajay RaoRane, assistant vice president, Digital Printing Solutions, Domino, "We chose to work with Multitec because they have a good technology know-how, a good penetration in the Indian market with excellent relationships with customers, and a hunger to do more. We complement each other."

Amit Ahuja, director of Multitec, added