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Cron unveils new double-speed flexo platesetters

Cron launched a new range of high-speed flexo CTP devices at last week’s LabelExpo Europe.
The latest additions to its flexo line-up are intended for label and packaging applications.
The new platesetters feature precise laser technology, producing standard resolutions of 5,080dpi. The HDI Flexo H+ series has been developed with twice the laser power of comparable products, meaning that it is possible to achieve resolutions from 2,400dpi up to 9,600dpi as standard.
“With our products the quality is high but we keep our prices reasonable and competitive,” said Derek Sizer,  Cron Europe’s regional director. “The other options available are going to be harder to get and more expensive, so we hope to provide for more and more customers as we

Bobst launches enhanced flexo press M8 for flexible packaging line

Bobst has premiered an upgraded flexo press, the M8 flexible packaging line, at LabelExpo.
The machine was unveiled at a press conference at  LabelExpo in Brussels, where the company also launched the first two label presses from its new digital subsidiary Mouvent. The press will cost between $2.61m and $3.92m, depending on specification, and can be configured inline with a range of finishing machines, with Bobst strategic products and marketing director Federico D’Annunzio saying pricing is

Avery creates labels for tyre industry

Avery Dennison has created a label  which is engineered to bond with the tyre during the vulcanisation process and maintain lifelong adhesion and readability.
“The Avery Dennison solution consists of specially designed barcode tracking labels engineered to bond with the tyre during the vulcanization process and maintain lifelong adhesion and readability. These pressure-sensitive labels offer excellent abrasion and heat resistance, allowing the tyre to remain traceable throughout a customer’s

Vivid launches two new products modular feeder, printable foil

Vivid Laminating Technologies is launching two new products: a modular feeder and a printable white foil. Available to order now, the Omni-Flow modular deep-pile feeder and Aqua Aura Printable White Foil will both be commercially available thereafter.  Capable of feeding longsheet stocks of plus-1.1m, the feeder, available to run inline with Matrix digital laminating and foiling systems and for retrofitting with pre-existing systems, uses Swiss-made feed head technology exclusive to the

Honaz’s new label printer

Honaz FZCo launched its new MapleJet ProDigit 70 printer, which incorporates Xaar 502 GS15 O printheads, on its stand at the GulFood Manufacturing event in Dubai.
The latest printer in the ProDigit range, the MapleJet ProDigit 70 raises the bar in terms of quality, reliability, and return on investment. It is the ideal choice for companies looking to replace their carton label printers as it can print high-resolution (180dpi) codes at up to 70mm height, directly onto cartons. Operating at line