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  • Sidel StarLite UltraLight CSD: Gaining competitiveness while ensuring great consumer experience

    By Converter on August 30, 2018
    The Sidel StarLite family of bottle base solutions is expanding through the StarLite UltraLight for carbonated soft drinks (CSD). As the name suggests, this design allows for an even lighter bottle than the existing solutions in the beverage marketplace. By lowering the product costs, while maintaining the expected level of carbonation, this innovative bottle addresses the hard discount chains’ needs […]
  • Progressive Label Manufacturing purchases a Mark Andy performance series

    By Converter on August 1, 2018
    Mark Andy is pleased to announce Progressive Label Manufacturing’s factory expansion with the new Mark Andy Performance Series Press. The company is going green with the new P-5 LED/UV technology that we pride ourselves on. The owner Dave Carr started his packaging and label career over 26 years ago, driving place to place growing his label business from the ground […]
  • A triumph: BOBST’s Open House COMPETENCE18 shows the future of printing and converting is here and now

    By Converter on July 5, 2018
    COMPETENCE 18, this year’s Open House event at BOBST, attracted over 600 visitors, including many of the leading packaging and label manufacturers and converters in the industry. The event, which took place June 5-8, 2018 at the Competence Center of Bobst Mex, Switzerland, promised to show the “Solutions for the challenge of tomorrow,” addressing key trends facing packaging converters, such […]
  • Comexi exceeds expectations at the technical seminar in Mexico

    By Converter on July 5, 2018
    More than seventy customers and collaborators attend the technical conference on flexible packaging trends Girona, June 27th, 2018. – During 2018 Comexi, global leader in the flexible packaging industry, is organizing various technical seminars on new trends and global solutions for the market in several countries around the world. Comexi sends its best technicians and specialists to deliver high-quality lectures […]
  • 2018 Holography industry open for entries

    By Converter on July 5, 2018
    The countdown has started to discover the best commercial holograms with nominations now welcomed for the 2018 industry awards. The annual Excellence in Holography Awards are organised by the International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA) and will be presented at the forthcoming Holography Conference, which will be held from 15 – 16 November in Minsk, Belarus. The awards recognise outstanding achievement […]
  • Artist paints image of Charlie Chaplin with an industrial printer

    By Converter on May 3, 2018
    Are CIJ printers only useful for commercial applications? Certainly not, as artist Francis Nathan Abiamba recently proved. The artist from Cameroon spontaneously used a print head from Paul Leibinger as a brush – and amazed visitors at the wire and Tube 2018 trade fair in Düsseldorf with a portrait of Charlie Chaplin Abiamba, known in the art world as Afran, […]
  • Three new area sales managers join MPS

    By Converter on March 29, 2018
    Expansion of the sales team to further support international growth MPS has made three key appointments to its global sales team in response to successful international sales and preparation of forecasted future growth of its flexo, hybrid and offset printing presses. Joining MPS in the role of area sales manager are Niels van Groenendaal, Suwannee Tantisrisuk and Sebastiaan Rakhorst. Increased […]
  • HERMA grows, recruiting 100 new employees

    By Converter on March 13, 2018
    With its three divisions Self-Adhesive Materials, Labels, and Labelling Machines,has grown by 6.5 per cent, posting record sales of 342.3 million euros. For 2018, the company aims at another plus of just under four percent: “That is bold and challenging, but achievable.” To safeguard further growth, HERMA is looking to hire nearly 100 new employees, and will begin commissioning further […]
  • SAVEink chamber doctor blade enhances process efficiency in narrow-web flexo printing

    By Converter on March 6, 2018
    TRESU announces the introduction of its FlexiPrint Reservoir SAVEink chamber doctor blade, a light, fast-change inking system for narrow-web UV and water-based flexo applications that can be used without an ink pump Chambers are air-tight and prevent leakage, thanks to TRESU’s patented seals, and can be installed or removed safely in five seconds without the risk of spilling ink. To […]
  • Hamillroad Software appoints Steve Mayer as vice president US customer support

    By Converter on March 2, 2018
     UK based prepress company Hamillroad Software announces the appointment of Steve Mayer as vice president US Customer Support, to support its customers in the Americas Mayer brings more than 30 years of experience working in the graphics arts industry. Joining Polaroid in 1992 as a senior engineer, he progressed to principal engineer where he had overall responsibility for the Harlequin RIP component […]