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  • Arden Dies test the UK market with Solidplate Dies

    By Converter on April 18, 2019
    A new die-making product could soon be heading to the UK market after some successful trials by Arden Dies. Arden Dies, which has been a leader in the die-making and packaging industry in the UK for more than half a century, is running trials of its new Solidplate Dies. The move comes after die making innovators, Marbach, which has been […]
  • Chocolate Easter bunnies shine in aluminium foil

    By Converter on April 4, 2019
    The Easter holidays are coming closer and millions of chocolate Easter Bunnies and other figures are waiting on supermarket shelves to grace consumers’ Easter baskets. In Germany alone 220 million chocolate Easter Bunnies were produced in 2018 (compared with 202 million in 2017, an increase of 8 per cent), of which 121 million are sold in Germany while almost 100 […]
  • Sutton’s performance goes from strength to strength

    By Converter on April 3, 2019
    Last year Suttons Performance Packaging, Chatteris decided that they needed to upgrade their existing short – medium run heavy duty box making and gluing departments. As a specialist bespoke packaging manufacturer offering customers a range of multi-faceted,” just-in-time services” the issue to overcome was that quantities and sizes varied drastically of different converting machines: boxmakers, printer slotter and diecutters. John […]
  • Comexi Technological Center sees an increase in its specialised high value added services 

    By Converter on March 28, 2019
    In 2018 CTec performed 262 demonstrations and industrial tests, 63 training actions and 31 service advisories and trainings. The year 2018 was particularly positive for the Manel Xifra Boada Technological Center, Comexi CTec, as it experienced an increase in specialised high value added services performed in its Riudellots de la Selva (Girona) facility. In 2018, CTec, a specialist in advice […]
  • ICE Europe 2019 sets record for exhibition space, exhibitor and visitor numbers

    By Sarah Mead on March 26, 2019
    Last week, from 12 – 14 March 2019, the international converting industry gathered for the 11th ICE Europe at the Munich Trade Fair Centre in Germany. This year, the World’s Leading Exhibition for the conversion of flexible, web-based materials, such as paper, film, foil and nonwovens, achieved higher numbers of exhibitors and visitors than ever before and also set a […]
  • Rick Roth Joins Davis-Standard’s Sheet and Foam Team

    By Sarah Mead on March 8, 2019
    Davis-Standard is pleased to announce that Rick Roth has joined the company as regional sales manager for sheet and foam systems in the Midwest region. Roth will be responsible for managing Davis-Standard’s sheet and foam sales in Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, Montana, North and South Dakota, Nebraska and Wisconsin. Roth has over 30 years of industry experience selling industrial sensors, […]
  • Primera Europe becomes DTM Print

    By Sarah Mead on March 6, 2019
    Primera Technology Europe, pioneer in specialty printing with over 32 years of experience in developing individual printing services and representative of the US company Primera Technology, Inc. in EMEA for 18 years, today announced their new company name DTM Print. Over three decades DTM, an abbreviation for Data Technology Management, has grown fast from a garage company to a reliable […]
  • Fraser launches industry-first static elimination bar with automatic range control for OEMs at ICE Europe 2019

    By Sarah Mead on March 6, 2019
    Leading static electricity control specialist Fraser Anti-Static Techniques will launch its innovative new static eliminator featuring PLC-controlled ionisation output at the ICE Europe tradeshow in Munich next month. The NEOS 30 OEM is a long-range static eliminator designed specifically for OEMs. Ideally suited to winding machinery or converting applications, the new feature allows the optimum range of the static eliminator […]
  • Key personnel promotions at Mark Andy

    By Converter on February 26, 2019
    Mark Andy has announced important personnel changes, effective from the 1st of January 2019: Tom Cavalco, previously Managing Director Europe, has been appointed Executive Vice President in the global structures of Mark Andy Inc. Przemyslaw Polkowski, previously Product Manager at Mark Andy Inc has been appointed Director of Mark Andy Poland. As Executive Vice President Mark Andy Inc, Tom Cavalco […]
  • Focus to host 2019 Open House Event

    By Converter on February 26, 2019
    Following on from the success of their 2018 event, Focus Label Machinery is to host another Open House event at their headquarters in Bingham, Nottingham. To be held over two days (March 26th & 27th) the event will showcase the very latest Focus digital & flexo presses and will concentrate on digital inkjet technology, LED UV drying, peel & reveal […]