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  • Craig & Parsons installs Mark Andy Digital One

    By Converter on July 16, 2018
    Long established and family owned trade printer, Craig & Parsons, has installed a Mark Andy Digital One press at its plant in Folkestone, Kent, to handle short run work for its extensive portfolio of well-known high street names, most of which it supplies through print management companies. The Digital One joins a bank of six narrow web flexo presses that […]
  • Graphic Packaging invests in beverage packaging innovation with new Bristol facility

    By Converter on May 24, 2018
    Leading folding carton manufacturer Graphic Packaging International (“GPI”) has invested in a new Beverage Packaging Development Centre, known as the ‘Hub’, to act as a central point for the company’s European beverage design organisation Stationed at GPI’s plant in Bristol, UK, the facility has been established as a nucleus for structural and graphic design excellence. It will coordinate with the […]
  • Farch Plast signs up to the UK plastics pact

    By Converter on May 22, 2018
    Leading food packaging manufacturer is a founding member of exciting new collaborative initiative to create a circular economy for plastics Faerch Plast UK – one of the leading manufacturers of plastic packaging for the food industry – has signed up to the UK Plastics Pact, a bold and unique initiative set to transform the UK plastic industry.  By bringing together […]
  • MPS Belfast takes a press to impress its customers

    By Converter on May 14, 2018
    Manufacturing healthcare cartons requires an eye for detail and the latest MPS Belfast investment is designed to ensure customers receive top notch quality and service Westrock’s MPS healthcare cartons facility in Belfast has invested in a Speedmaster XL 106-6+LYYLX press from Heidelberg to enable it to meet customer demand for shorter run lengths, faster delivery, high quality and legibility. “As […]
  • Eston Chimica exhibits at PRINT4ALL trade show in Milan

    By Converter on May 3, 2018
    With more than 18 years of experience in the production and sale of water-based inks for flexo and gravure applications, Eston Chimica will present their new international image and brand: Eston Chimica, a Flint Group Company during the PRINT4ALL trade show in Milan Italy, 29 May through 1 June, 2018. The company welcomes all attendees to visit the Eston Chimica/Flint […]
  • Davis-Standard’s Laboratories prove valuable in supporting customer goals

    By Converter on April 26, 2018
    It’s no secret that Davis-Standard has the industry’s most extensive laboratory capabilities for both extrusion and converting applications. With R&D labs in Pawcatuck, Conn., Fulton, N.Y., and at the company’s subsidiary in Suzhou, China, customers have multiple options for making parts for proof-of-concept, experimenting with new resins, conducting materials development, and testing equipment prior to making large capital investments. According […]
  • Nord Techniques Etiquetage Installs Mark Andy Digital Hybrid

    By Converter on April 25, 2018
    Addition strengthens the French printer’s partnership with Atypic & Mark Andy Following its successful launch in Europe at Labelexpo Brussels last year, Mark Andy has been enjoying remarkable success with sales of its Digital One press. One of the latest, and significantly the first in France, is at Nord Techniques Etiquetage (NTE) in the northern town of Lille, where the family-owned […]
  • Pro Carton and BPIF cartons UK young designer competition returns to find inspiring new talent

    By Converter on April 24, 2018
    Entries now open for aspiring packaging designers across the UK to submit their cartonboard packaging concept. Winner to walk away with top-of-the-range tablet Pro Carton, the European Association of Carton and Cartonboard manufacturers, has teamed up with its UK counterpart, BPIF Cartons, to bring its prestigious Young Designer Award to the UK for the second year running. The competition challenges young […]
  • Meech launches most powerful pulsed DC controller for anti-static hyperion range

    By Converter on April 24, 2018
    Meech International, which has been developing static control systems for the printing, packaging and plastics industries for more than 20 years, has announced the latest addition to its highly successful and innovative Hyperion product family – the 233v4 Pulsed DC Controller. Suitable for use in a wide variety of sectors, the 233v4 is a compact and powerful device that enables […]
  • PCI launches high containment packaging facility at Ireland site, EU

    By Converter on April 23, 2018
    Most recent EU acquisition and PCI’s latest site to offer state-of-the-art contained packaging facility to global customers for potent compounds Today, leading pharmaceutical outsourcing services provider PCI Pharma Services (PCI) premiered its new contained packaging facility for the primary and secondary packaging of highly potent products at its newly acquired site near Dublin, Ireland, EU.  This latest investment further demonstrates […]