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Packaging

Think Out of the Box solutions by Heidelberg

In the middle of May, more than 400 guests from all over the world attended the Packaging Day hosted by Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) at the Wiesloch-Walldorf site.
Under the slogan “Think out of the Box”, they witnessed the premiere of the Primefire 106 – what up until then was only available to see in customers’ print shops and in the laboratory environment is now also installed in the Print Media Center Packaging, and thus completes the extensive demo range in the world’s biggest demo center for packaging solutions. Heidelberg is the only manufacturer to integrate offset and digital printing including finishing via the Prinect workflow, and is opening up new business models for packaging printing.
“With this range

H.B. Fuller gives green light to UV light fluorescing adhesives

H.B. Fuller confirms it is helping converters achieve zero-defects production with its expanded range of UV light fluorescing adhesives. Designed to perform with some of the most challenging packaging substrates, these innovative adhesive solutions offer the additional reassurance of fulfilling food safety requirements.
Recent expansion of H.B. Fuller’s range of water-based adhesives is set to significantly strengthen its role in helping deliver production line efficiencies for customers. The

Siegwerk gets EGP certificate

Marvaco has awarded Siegwerk Group an expanded gamut printing (EGP) partnership certificate in recognition of introducing new ways to use offset and flexo inks on packaging cartons, fiber and plastic materials, among others.
EGP is a colour separation method where prints are implemented with digitally assisted ink blending in a more predictable, precise and cleaner manner. The CMYK colour gamut is enriched with OGV (orange, green, violet) process inks, which more than doubles the number of

Memjet’s new solution

Memjet has announced that its OEM partner, Rigoli s.r.l., has launched the Rigoli MVZ: the first roll-to-roll, wide format, inkjet printer powered by Memjet and designed for flexible packaging applications.
According to the company spokesperson, “This new, low-cost solution enables users to produce the colourful, low- to middle-run lengths of customized flexible packaging that are in demand in today’s market. Rigoli was demonstrated at the IPACK-IMA 2018, Milan, Italy.
“As brands bring an

Converter challenges slated to be addressed at FINAT Label Forum

The challenges being faced by converters and the emerging technical trends that are impacting their businesses are among the key topics that will be addressed at the 4th FINAT European Label Forum, Dublin, from 6-8 June. This important event will provide attendees with insight and guidance, as they think about the future of their businesses in a rapidly evolving environment.
The forum has been developed as a platform for owners, CEOs, and sales and marketing managers to help them better address