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September 19, 2012
AVT, Stork Prints, Avery Dennison and RotoMetrics' Steve Lee were honored in Chicago.
The laser cutting sale caps off a successful performance at Labelexpo's Technology Workshop.
The paper and film products dry instantly on printing presses, regardless of ink choice.
The RSM MX 410 with Star Wheel Delivery is especially suited for medium to long production runs.
The new semi-conformable Global MDO constructions enhance product shelf appeal and perform without wrinkles.
The LVS 7000 was used at Xeikon's booth to inspect labels produced on the Xeikon 3300 digital press.
The FlexoJet 1712, manufactured by DigiFlex and unveiled at Labelexpo, transforms analog flexo plates into digital plates.
CyClean is a compact system with a clam shell design that is ideal for coating, labeling and laminating.
The companies teamed up to demonstrate the power of spot color reduction.
Label materials on display included nylon, polyester and antistatic.
Microsoft's CPS system's move to Dymanics GP garnered lots of interest.
A collection of foil-finished labels gathered from worldwide label marketplaces were on display.
The KTI MCS line compliments the core product line of various butt splicing and turret rewinding products.
The manufacturer has expanded its slitting and distribution network with two new facilities.
The pro511DW digital web press features Proactive server, Harlequin RIP, and Hybrid front-end software.
Key benefits of the new thermal label facestock include improved scan rates and darker images and bar codes.
The technology enables a label to be finished on a 12 micron PET release liner with conventional diecutting.
ORIS XG is a new, extended-gamut eco solvent ink set, including orange and green, for the Roland VersaCAMM VS series.
The company announced the use of its print management technologies as front end systems for OKI Data Americas and Xeikon.
The conformability of Label-Lyte 52LLC210 film allows high-quality tailored designs that reduce wrinkling and darting.
The FlexiPrint Reservoir Chamber system eliminates splashing and does not require an ink pump.
The Process Metallic Color System was on display in several partners' booths.
In labeling applications, NIR dyes have both machine readability and covert security features.
The CRC2K Color Register Control allows label printers to print tiny register marks either along or across the web.
The machine comes standard with an unwind unit of 800 mm maximum diameter.
September 13, 2012
The new system eliminates the need for an over-laminate or transfer tape.
TubeScan has been billed as a powerful alternative to the current methods of quality control.
Also on display is the new NW140 UV digital press with a Spartanics inline laser diecutter.
The KASTINGfilm is used in the Cast and Cure process and can be re-used over 8 times.
The company is now a distributor of Valeron products.
The add-on module to the Helios II family is the winner of the 2012 Label Industry Global Award for New Innovation.
The Colorsat program has been proven to eliminate waste and improve yields by up to 30 percent.
With these low-viscosity inks, there's no need for additives prior to printing.
Standard features include smooth running and reliable clutchless drive and speeds up to 800 fpm.
ELCAM is a vision camera-based missing label detection system.
This latest version displays Gidue HD PrintTutor cameras which “read” the printed image on each print unit and automatically adjusts print pressure.
An optics sensor and high-speed gap sensor have debuted at this year's show.
The system enables those looking to move into the digital label market to do so with reduced business risk and disruption.
Launched at this year's drupa, Automation Engine 12 is a major component of the Suite 12 software.
The films are ideal for use in the beauty and peronal care markets.
Machines include an automatic plate cleaner and two plate mounters from SysTec.
The portable unit can be moved to where it is needed.
September 12, 2012
The company has also announced the expansion of its direct thermal portfolio to include Kanzaki Specialty Papers.
The new Jetrion 4900M UV digital inkjet printing system combines the performance of Jetrion UV digital presses with the flexibility of industrial inline web finishing.
The VP of technology at RotoMetrics has been a shaping force in the label industry for 35 years.
The SurePress L-4033AW was first shown at drupa.
The program lowers ink spend by up to 45% while improving color-matching consistency.
The liner, made from 30% post-consumer waste, is offered at the same price as the liner manufactured from virgin pulp.
‘NEXT’ signals the company’s intention to add value by optimizing the packaging-label printing process.
The company has also announced personel additions and a new website.
Both the Flexographic Products and Narrow Web divisions are showcasing a wide range of products.
Coatings include the flat-release Syl-Off Advantage Series and Syl-Off emulsion coating for films.
The company's Lightouch UV curing system – with tool-less cassette style lamp heads – is also on display.
Each system includes LED lighting, color or grayscale cameras and a Windows 7 computer.
The VEGAplus LF 330 Booklet can apply – in register – a booklet label on the base label.
Lopasil-CK advantages include non-silicone surface technology and ultra smooth surface characteristics.
The wider 20 inch width press is an all-in-one-pass multi-process press.
The iTech CENTRA HS Digital Label System fills the need between tabletop and full-scale label production.
The company says this system delivers increased print run security at full production speeds.
Technicians will perform live demonstrations of the Electro Optic Die Repair Tool.
The new program includes 30 sizes of .250 wall thickness label cores.
Particular focus is being paid to laser, edp, direct thermal, and some non-topcoated films.
The DCOMM 100 Label Press prints at speeds up to 160 fpm at 1600 x 1200 dpi.
September 11, 2012
QCDC allows for dies to be quickly loaded and automatically registered with servo technology.
The FlexoJet1725 inkjet CtP jets DigiFlex bi-component ink on any flexographic analog plate, creating a mask in a friendly and ecological method.
The new software add-on to the Xeikon X-800 digital front-end works in tandem with laser diecutting devices.
With just a few steps, ProMount flexible dies can be perfectly aligned on the magnetic cylinder at first go.
By turning anilox sleeves into works of art, the company is showing the clarity and detail XDI products provide.
The company has also joined forces with KAMA to show a Digicon folding carton product.
UR Precision is a fully servo-driven unwind and rewind splicing equipment.
The company is focusing on its APC press automation technology.
The concept shows how digital and conventional label printing methods can complement each other.
The company is also demonstrating the new software module Visual Scheduling.
At a mere .06 mils, #1193 can enhance the beauty and durability of labels.
Standard features of the latest version include ultrasonic sidelay sensors, among others.
Also on display are packaging applications from Indigo 20000 and 30000 digital presses.
The DSI achieves visual resolution on labels of up to 1000dpi, as well as 3D effects that resemble screen printing.
Michelle Garza will join the new business as operations VP.
The new ink system provides outstanding adhesion and print quality on many films.
The organization's goals include bottom line buying group savings, catastrophic recovery plans and new technical resources.
The companies are showing software enhancements and services.
September 8, 2012
VUTEk Superwide Inkjet Printers put vivid prints on display.