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Screen launches 2 digital label presses for high end packaging

Brand owners have sought to create label designs on a greater variety of substrates to differentiate their products from the competition. In response, printers have increasingly been calling for digital label presses that can accommodate a wider range of substrates while maintaining the high safety levels required for food products.
In response, Screen has launched two new digital label presses for high-end labels and food packaging.  The commercial release of the Truepress Jet L350UV+ and the Truepress Jet L350UV+LM will take place in parallel at the upcoming Labelexpo exhibition i n September.
“We announced our first specialised digital label press, the Truepress Jet L350UV system, in 2013. Delivering world-class print speeds of up to 50

Stora Enso sees growth from the investments

Stora Enso said its latest packaging board plant investments would help to boost earnings in the third quarter after the paper maker reported lower than expected second-quarter earnings.
Stora is one of the world’s largest makers of graphic papers - such as newsprint and magazine paper - which have faced falling demand as publishing moves online.
The company has shifted focus towards pulp and packaging board and is in the process of bringing a new paperboard plant in China into full production

MPS Systems and Green Bay to do a joint Demo

MPS Systems North America and Green Bay Packaging Coated Products Operations open a joint Demo & Applications Technology Center in Green Bay Wisconsin. The Technology Center is a separate building on the Green Bay Packaging campus and opens September 1 of this year. MPS is displaying a 10 colour 17 inch EF multi-substrate flexo press that is equipped with UV/LED, hot air dryers and a large number of different converting options. The new Demo & Applications Technology Center is part of

Esko organizes packaging class

Esko hosted a Flexible Packaging Honours Class, an initiative of the Graphical and Digital Media department of the Artevelde University College Ghent. Intended for ambitious and talented students at the top of their university class, this two-week program focuses on the production of flexible packaging, including design, prepress, file handling and plate making operations. The 3rd edition of this course took place from June 19th until June 30th, at Esko’s headquarter offices in Ghent

HP to demonstrate new technology at LabelExpo

At Labelexpo 2017, HP will demonstrate new technology for labels and packaging printing from analog to digital for virtually any application. HP Indigo will showcase GEM technology, enabling the application of fully digital graphic embellishments in one pass. Developed with JetFX, GEM will enable streamlined production of digital spot and tactile varnishes, special effects and digital foils.  The HP Indigo 20000 Digital Press, with its mid-web format for digital flexible packaging, labels and