Flint Group Packaging has launched a new Webshop platform. Underlining the company’s vision of a connected future, the online store is designed with ease-of-use front of mind, with the company’s range of inks and coatings available to order 24/7 in just a few clicks. The purpose, according to Flint, is to provide customers with more
Grace Label will be the very first to install the new Domino N730i digital UV inkjet label press in North America. The Domino N730i made its worldwide, in-person debut in September at Labelexpo Americas 2022, and Grace Label made the decision at the trade show to purchase the press. Founded in 1975, Grace Label is
Printpack, a manufacturer of flexible and specialty rigid packaging, has partnered with Fathom Optics to develop the first hologram-like 3D pouch on a wide web flexographic press, according to the company. Using standard ink and equipment, Fathom’s software creates optically-varying features with the illusion of motion and depth, much like a hologram, said the company.
Esko and GMG have partnered to deliver a connection between GMG’s profiling and color prediction tool, GMG OpenColor, and Esko’s native pre-press editing software, ArtPro+. The connector will be launched next month. The connector has been developed to create a smoother and more efficient color conversion process for packaging and label printers, trade shops and
The 25th-anniversary edition of FTA’s FIRST, version 7.0, debuted at the association’s Fall Conference 2022. FIRST (Flexographic Image Reproduction Specifications & Tolerances) seeks to understand customers’ graphic requirements for reproduction and translates those aesthetic requirements into specifications for each phase of the flexographic printing process, including customers, designers, prepress providers, raw material and equipment suppliers,
FUJIFILM North America Corporation has entered the high-end wide format hybrid market with the unveiling of the new Acuity Ultra Hybrid LED printer. The Acuity Ultra Hybrid LED handles both rigid and flexible media, all in one platform, with maximum speeds of up to 2,346 ft²/hr. (roll-to-roll) and resolution of up to 1200 x 1200
Baldwin Technology Co., a global manufacturer and supplier of process-automation equipment, parts, service and consumables, introduced its latest print inspection solutions at Labelexpo Americas 2022. The company launched Guardian PQV 100% Print Inspection version 4.0. at Labelexpo. These camera systems can reportedly provide single or dual sided 100 percent print quality inspection for any given
Avery Dennison Label and Packaging Materials has introduced a new direct thermal (DT) linerless label platform for variable information labels used in e-commerce, food delivery and pickup, quick serve restaurants, weigh scale, and transportation and logistics applications. By providing a DT linerless solution for these growing, technology-enabled applications, the company has reportedly eliminated the liner
Smurfit Kappa has developed a new sustainable eCommerce packaging solution for RareBoots4u, a supplier of classic football boots to many well-known names in world football, including Karim Benzema, Bruno Fernandes and Mason Mount. RareBoots4u was the brainchild of two 16-year-olds, Jake Self and Cam Sangster, who turned their passion for football boots into a thriving
With wine and spirits makers moving to heavier labelstocks to support premium positioning and capitalize on marketplace growth, Avery Dennison Label and Packaging Materials has introduced a new adhesive to its Wine and Spirits Portfolio in response to wine and spirit makers moving to heavier labelstocks. The Avery Dennison Z2010 adhesive is reportedly engineered to
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Glenroy, a converter and printer of sustainable flexible packaging, has announced new executive leadership of the company. David Corsaut has joined the company as its new President and Chief Executive Officer. Corsaut will remain a member of the board of directors, where he has served for the past four years. He will be leading the
ID Images (IDI), a portfolio company of Sole Source Capital LLC, has acquired Summit Labels and Precision Label in separate transactions. The acquisitions bring the total number of add-on investments for IDI to seven since becoming a Sole Source Capital portfolio company in August 2021, with the company’s most recent acquisition of Hickman Label announced
Stora Enso has appointed Minna Björkman as head of sourcing and logistics. Björkman joined Stora Enso in 2019 as Senior Vice President, Supply Chain and Operational Excellence For Packaging Solutions. Prior to joining the company, she held several senior level positions at Finnish companies such as Nokia, Fazer and Kemira. For more than 25 years, Minna
UK-based packaging company Terinex has acquired food and pharmaceutical flexible packaging manufacturer QC Packaging. The new business will operate under a new name of Terinex Flexibles. To boost this new venture, Terinex is investing heavily in an 8-color, HD Comexi printing press along with a solventless laminator and a high-speed slitter.