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Latest News: Annual Dinner hosted by Unique Sales Corporation
Unique Sales Corporation - one of the leading suppliers to the Flexible Packaging Industry held its Annual Dinner in Karachi. Foreign principals, leading printers and convertors gathered for an evening of networking, dinner and discussion on the latest trends and exciting developments in the local and international market.

Merit Packaging Ltd, Karachi buy Rz Roughness tester
Well-Known business group in Pakistan M/s Lakson Group of Companies have purchased Daetwyler Graphics Rz Roughness tester for their printing and packaging company M/s Merit Packaging Ltd in Karachi, Pakistan., through Daetwyler Graphics authorized agent M/s IR Group of companies in Pakistan.

IR Group of companies hosted a dinner
IR Group of companies has 2 strategic business units – Cloud Packaging Pvt. Ltd. & Alpha Solution Pvt. Ltd. Legally separate companies with a clear, distinguished focus. Cloud Packaging serves the Plastics, Printing & Converting Industry with consumables, machines and a f t e r - s a l e s services and A l p h a S o l u t i o n s focuses on selling Woven Polypropylene Sacks & Polyethylene Products.

IR Group of companies hosted a dinner
IR Group of companies has 2 strategic business units – Cloud Packaging Pvt. Ltd. & Alpha Solution Pvt. Ltd. Legally separate companies with a clear, distinguished focus. Cloud Packaging serves the Plastics, Printing & Converting Industry with consumables, machines and a f t e r - s a l e s services and A l p h a S o l u t i o n s focuses on selling Woven Polypropylene Sacks & Polyethylene Products.

Continental Print & Pack (Pvt) Ltd. Karachi get Rz Roughness tester
Daetwyler Graphics, a company of Heliograph holdings provide Rz Roughness tester through their authorized agent M/s IR Group of companies in Pakistan, successfully to Continental Print & Pack (Pvt) Ltd., Karachi, in Pakistan, which allows you the right surface roughness on a gravure cylinder is not only decisive for a long lifetime of but also for a smooth printing performance.

IR Group offers wide range of products together with their principals
IR Group of companies showcased flexible packaging adhesives from texachem, laminating and oating solutions by General converting machines, VP-HT high-tech flexo plate mounting machine from ST Converting and Daetwyler graphics showcased advanced measurement technology for gravure cylinders all products set in 3P Plas Print Pack Pakistan 2016.

CLF appoints IR Group as their representative in Pakistan
Chuan Lih Fa Machinery (CLF) appointed - IR Group of Companies as its new agent to represent the portfolio of injection m o l d i n g machines in Pakistan.

Free Trade agreement important for promoting regional trade
Trade Minister Khurram Dastagir has said that Pakistan is ready to facilitate transit trade to Central Asian States. However, free trade treaty could play a vital role to boost regional trade, he added while addressing the Pak-Afghan Trade seminar here.

Pakistani Economic conditions improved: Asian Development Bank
Asian Development Bank has declared Pakistani economic conditions satisfactory, hence it urged that there are still challenges of security issues and lack of investments including energy crisis, which Pakistan will have to address.

Epson Now Shipping Complete SureColor S-Series Line of 64-inch
Epson America has announced the new Epson SureColor S-Series 64-inch production, roll-to-roll, solvent printer line is now shipping. Poised to become the new benchmark in highperformance solvent printing, the SureColor S-Series, including the flagship SCS80600, leverages advanced imaging technologies to provide unparalleled levels of productivity and image quality, plus improved reliability, to the signage, vehicle graphics, and fine art reproduction markets.

TCL Packaging creates new ovenable pouch for frozen meals
TCL Packaging has created a new printed, standup and ovenable pouch for frozen and fish-based cookin- the-bag meals. Made out of PET, Doypack is suitable for microwave and conventional oven cooking up to 200°C.

TCL Packaging creates new ovenable pouch for frozen meals
TCL Packaging has created a new printed, standup and ovenable pouch for frozen and fish-based cookin- the-bag meals. Made out of PET, Doypack is suitable for microwave and conventional oven cooking up to 200°C.

Shenzhen Kecai adds further new press to its ROLAND fleet
Kecai refers to Shenzhen Kecai Printing Company Ltd., one of the five major subsidiaries of Brilliant Circle Holding International Limited, the industry leader in China's cigarette packaging industry. The company is also the production base for commercial books and highend packaging products intended for the international market.

KBA-Flexotecnica Delivers Second EvoXD Press to Signature Flexible Packaging
This spring, KBAFlexotecnica is set to deliver its second EvoXD 10-color press at Signature Flexible Packaging, Inc., a leading Southern California manufacturer of sophisticated flexible packaging since 1954.The additional press has become necessary, says Adrian Backer, Signature’s president, due to the firm’s extraordinary growth and much-needed extra capacity.

APC orders custom-built Comexi Acom gravure press
APC is a privately held converter specializing in 10- color HD flexo printing, 10- color rotogravure printing, multi-ply extrusion, coextrusion and adhesive lamination of film, paper and foil. Narrow web label printing and converting is also part of its activities.

Kodak Announces Strategic Product and Technology Decisions
Eastman Kodak Company announced strategic decisions related to its Enterprise Inkjet and silver metal mesh touch sensor businesses, following in-depth management reviews of these business operations and discussions with customers, partners and other industry participants.

Greiner supplies on-the-go packaging for Parmentine's new potato snack
Greiner Packaging is supplying handy and sustainable packaging for P a r m e n t i n e ' s new ready-to-eat potato dish. The prewashed potatoes are in a K3 cup that is wrapped in cardboard to reduce heat from contact with the hot potatoes, the company said.

Windmöller & Hölscher to Unveil Next Generation of Flexo and Gravure at drupa 2016
Windmöller & Hölscher Group will present its comprehensive product portfolio in Hall 15, Booth A41 at drupa 2016 in D ü s s e l d o r f , Germany. A new generation of flexo and g r a v u r e p r i n t i n g presses will be premiered at the event.

Italian flexible packaging printer invests in world’s largest flexo UV LED curing system
Italian flexible packaging printer La Gerunda Merletti is to take delivery of the world's largest flexo UV LED curing s y s t e m , which Air M o t i o n S y s t e m s (AMS) is to supply for its new 8 - c o l o r Uteco Onyx CI flexo press.

Xerox Pre Drupa Briefing – Serious Big Iron
Xerox seems to be rolling this month as they build on last week’s big office launch with a weeklong series customer events hosted by the production group. While last week’s event was for analysts, this week’s gathering brought over 200 customers from all over the US, Canada and Latin America to Rochester NY to visit the Gil Hatch Center.

US researchers create eggshell-based biodegradable packaging material
Researchers at the Tuskegee University in the US have developed nanoparticles from eggshells, in a bid to enhance the strength ofbiodegradable packaging material. The team of researchers experimented with various plastic polymers, prior to developing the biodegradable packaging material that can bend but does not easily break.

Flexo Concepts adds sealing doctor blades for PCMC NT chambers
Flexo Concepts is now applying foam tape to its TruPoint Orange and Polyester doctor blades for use in PCMC NT chambers. The adhesive-backed foam creates a positive seal to prevent ink leakage and minimize the need for cleaning.

X-Rite Announces PantoneLIVE Private Cloud for Printers and Converters
X-Rite Incorporated, a global leader in color science and technology, and its subsidiary Pantone LLC, announce the PantoneLIVE Private Cloud, a secure, cloud-based repository that allows packaging converters and commercial printers to easily store and share existing proprietary color libraries across the color supply chain.

High performance and high quality – HELL Gravure Systems at drupa 2016
HELL Gravure Systems will be unveiling no fewer than three complete newly developed engravers/direct laser systems for gravure and flexographic printing under the motto “High performance and high quality” at drupa 2016.

Parakh Agro Industries to double its flexible packaging capacity
Parakh Agro Industries ‘Plastics & Flexible Packaging Division Just Outside Pune is gearing up for a huge expansion in its flexible packaging capacity with the installation of a new F&k 10-colour CI flexo press and additional ancillary and converting equipment.

Flint Group Narrow Web and Mark Andy to host UV LED webinar series
Tom Hammer, North America product manager at Flint Group Narrow Web, and Greg Palm, executive vice president of business development at Mark Andy, will present as they seek to educate narrow web printers on the power of energy curing through UV LED systems.

Flint Group Narrow Web and Mark Andy to host UV LED webinar series
Tom Hammer, North America product manager at Flint Group Narrow Web, and Greg Palm, executive vice president of business development at Mark Andy, will present as they seek to educate narrow web printers on the power of energy curing through UV LED systems.

Blue Star makes biggest Xerox installation
Following the launch of Fuji Xerox’s latest iGen 5 press, Blue Star Group is installing four of the machines, at two of its locations. Blue Star, a division of p a r e n t company IVE Group, will install the new Xerox iGen5 printers in its Blue Star Print and Blue Star Direct sites.

National Conference on ‘New Trends in Printing Technology’
The National Conference on ‘New Trends in Printing Technology & Print Media’ was organized by Department of Printing Technology & Graphic Arts of Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University.

Custom Labels Invests in Mark Andy Performance Series P5 Press
Custom Labels, the converting company founded in 1999 by Mr Abraham Rubin, has installed one of Mark Andy’s Performance Series P5 presses in its new doublesize production facility in New Jersey.

Huber group Deutschland improves its energy efficiency
The newly established energy management system now guarantees continuous review and improvement. Both, technical and organizational approaches are helping to identify the potentials for reducing the energy consumption noticeably.

New EFI Fiery proServer Reduces Cost with Smart Ink Saving Feature for Digital Ceramic Tile Decoration
EFI showcased its latest Fiery technology update for Cretaprint ceramic inkjet printers. The new proServer for Cretaprint 2.0 helps customers retain their competitive edge by producing superior-quality designs faster, with improved colour management and reduced ink costs.

New compact gravure cylinder engraving line
The Ohio Gravure Technologies is complementing its Spectrum engravers with the Spectrum Compact model. OHIO Gravure Technologies’ wide range of unique engraving machines begins with its low-cost, entry-level Prism engraver. At the opposite end, OHIO offers the Spectrum Large Format for special largeformat applications.

Muller Martini presents touchless Workflow at Drupa
Muller Martini’s machines combine a high degree of automation with seamless connectivity, providing numerous functions that reduce or even remove the need for manual interventions.

Muller Martini presents touchless Workflow at Drupa
Muller Martini’s machines combine a high degree of automation with seamless connectivity, providing numerous functions that reduce or even remove the need for manual interventions.

Esko software platform makes packaging simplified
Esko has completely updated its software solutions and relaunched them under the umbrella brand name “Esko Software Platform”. It’s the next version of the well-known portfolio of integrated software solutions for design, prepress, workflow automation, color management and supply chain collaboration used for packaging, labels, displays and signs.

Stora Enso invests €63m in consumer board and biomaterials capabilities in China and Sweden
Finnish pulp and paper manufacturer Stora Enso is investing €63m to increase consumer board and biomaterials capabilities in China and Sweden.

Coveris acquires shrink sleeve and adhesive labels firm Supraplast
Packaging and coatings solutions supplier Coveris is continuing its geographic expansion in Central and South America with the acquisition of shrink sleeve and adhesive label technologies specialist Supraplast for an undisclosed amount.

New HP Indigo press pushes at flexo boundaries
HP Indigo has launched a narrow web digital label press operating at speeds up to 80m/min (262ft/min) in full color – twice that of the best-selling WS6800 – with a dual mode in-line or off-line semi-rotary die-cutting unit specially developed by AB Graphic.

Coveris and Comexi extend their collaboration
Comexi, a leading specialist in machine solutions for the flexible packaging conversion industry, is going to install a Comexi ML1 laminator in the Coveris facilities in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Adding this new laminator, Coveris and Comexi extend their long standing partnership.

K 2016: Print@home saves time and money Online ticket shop open as of now
Tickets for K 2016 from 19 to 26 October are available online at www.k-online.com as of now. The eTicket offers dual benefits, as it saves time and money. Visitors can purchase their tickets online, print them out on their own printers or download them as codes, and then travel free of charge to the trade fair by bus and rail.

Excel Graphics has invested in two new machines
Excel Graphics, a Delhibased label printer, is a manufacturer of stickers and labels for various industries including cosmetics, personal care, pharmaceuticals, veterinary, lubricants, beverages, automotive, promotional labels, toiletries and liquor industries.

At the Drupa Fair Comexi will showcase its support for automating the flexible packaging production process
Comexi, a specialist in machinery solutions for the flexible packaging conversion industry, will showcase its most ambitious innovations at the next edition of the Drupa fair, the most important in the sector, which will be held from 31 May to 11 June in Düsseldorf (Germany).

Mark Andy Hosts a Day at the Mark Andy Label Factory
While the unique Digital Series hybrid production system running in a simulated production operation was the centerpiece of the Open House, several very informative presentations supplemented the day’s learning experience.

Mark Andy Hosts a Day at the Mark Andy Label Factory
While the unique Digital Series hybrid production system running in a simulated production operation was the centerpiece of the Open House, several very informative presentations supplemented the day’s learning experience.

Konica Minolta to acquire Meridian Imaging Solutions
Konica Minolta said it will acquire Meridian Imaging Solutions; a North American distributor of multi-functional peripherals through its North American sales subsidiary, Konica Minolta Business Solutions.

MDC PEARLSTAR by Daetwyler SwissTec – the Doctor Blade with the entirely new coating technology
Daetwyler SwissTec sets new standards in gravure and flexo printing . The newly developed coating allows a significant reduction of adhesion to the doctor blade. Especially in the application with cold seal, lacquer or adhesive inks and fluids the doctor blade achieves an excellent performance .

Bobst to show MW 85 F CI flexo press at drupa
Bobst has used this week’s pre-drupa media conference to confirm details of the new technology it will show at the event, including the MW 85 F mid web CI flexo press.

KBA Rapida 106 in UV mixed operation
LED-UV is currently a hot topic in the field of sheetfed offset printing and will be shown live on the KBA stand at Drupa 2016. Holzer Druck und Medien is a pilot user of this futurefocused drying process.

New x-rite service helps printers and converters better manage color libraries
X-Rite Incorporated, a global leader in color science and technology, and its subsidiary Pantone LLC, today expanded its PantoneLIVE™ cloudbased solution for digitally communicating color with a new service that helps printers and packaging converters manage color libraries.

CONLATINGRAF to Celebrate 50th Anniversary at Graphics of the Americas 2017
Fabio Arruda Mortara and James Martin, respective presidents of CONLATINGRAF and GOA, announce CONLATINGRAF's plans to celebrate its 50th Anniversary at Graphics of the America 2017.

Klöckner to unveil PETbased technology for yogurt packaging
Packaging, printing, and speciality solutions provider, Klöckner Pentaplast is set to unveil its newly developed clikPET PET-based technology for yogurt packaging. clikPET has full polystyrene functionality, and gas and water vapour barrier properties, in addition to being transport shock-resistant.

Printing Ink Industry at drupa 2016
The German Printing Ink Industry will be celebrating a premiere at the drupa 2016 in Dusseldorf. From May 31st to June 10th 2016, the Sector Group Printing Inks of the German Paint and Printing Ink Association (VdL) will present the versatility of printing inks in twelve lecture blocks.

Coca-Cola India franchise bottlers plan to invest $67.6m in Haryana
Franchise bottlers of Coca-Cola India, Kandhari Beverages and Enrich Agro Foods will make an investment of Rs5.10bn ($67.6m) in the northern state of Haryana.

Tekni-Plex to acquire packaging materials firm Sancap Liner Technology
Tekni-Plex has agreed to acquire cap and closure sealing materials producer Sancap Liner Technology for an undisclosed amount. Based in Ohio, US, Sancap produces heat-seal, pressure-sensitive and gasket-sealing liners for pharmaceutical and food applications.

Tekni-Plex to acquire packaging materials firm Sancap Liner Technology
Tekni-Plex has agreed to acquire cap and closure sealing materials producer Sancap Liner Technology for an undisclosed amount. Based in Ohio, US, Sancap produces heat-seal, pressure-sensitive and gasket-sealing liners for pharmaceutical and food applications.

Cerm proves inspiring collaboration at drupa
At drupa, Cerm will demonstrate that their solution is more than MIS and drives the complete automation for narrow web printing. During the event Cerm will show its community engagement through partnerships with exhibiting industry leaders like Chili publish, ESKO, Heidelberg - Gallus, HP, Xeikon and many others.

Cerm proves inspiring collaboration at drupa
At drupa, Cerm will demonstrate that their solution is more than MIS and drives the complete automation for narrow web printing. During the event Cerm will show its community engagement through partnerships with exhibiting industry leaders like Chili publish, ESKO, Heidelberg - Gallus, HP, Xeikon and many others.

Crown releases two new beverage can sizes in Latin America
Crown Beverage Packaging Mexico, a business unit of Crown Holdings, has rolled out two new beverage can sizes. The company has released a 9.1oz sleek style and an 11oz regular format to meet growing consumer and retailer demand for beverage cans in Latin America.

Columbine Label Company invests in second HP Indigo digital press
Columbine Label Company has expanded its label and package printing options with the purchase of an HP Indigo WS6800 digital press.

New products for Drupa 2016 - theurer.com C3 ERP/MIS software
New innovations in ERP/MIS software theurer.com C3 for printing and packaging production at the Drupa 2016 trade show. In addition to the new business intelligence dashboards, JDF automations with HP Indigo 20000 and 30000, and the new C3 cloud edition, the new user interface C3.2016 and the C3 mobile CRM app will also be introduced.

RPC Bebo Plastik creates new thermoformed cup for coffee packaging
RPC Bebo Plastik, a producer of thermoformed containers, has developed a thermoformed cup for Café Coffee Day's new ready-todrink iced coffee. The on-the-go cup is manufactured in multilayer polypropylene with an EVOH layer that offers a barrier against oxygen ingress.

RPC Bebo Plastik creates new thermoformed cup for coffee packaging
RPC Bebo Plastik, a producer of thermoformed containers, has developed a thermoformed cup for Café Coffee Day's new ready-todrink iced coffee. The on-the-go cup is manufactured in multilayer polypropylene with an EVOH layer that offers a barrier against oxygen ingress.

The Wilkins Group procures new foil blocking machine
UK-based retail packaging firm The Wilkins Group has procured a foil blocking machine to bolster turnaround speed and meet growing customer demand. The company invested in the MasterWorks MK 1060 ST automatic foil stamping press that has the capacity to run at more than 7,000sph, reported Packaging Europe.

Zünd to present new ultra high-performance digital cutting system at Drupa 2016
Multifunctional digital cutting systems producer Zünd is planning to present its new ultra highperformance digital cutting system at Drupa 2016 in Messe Düsseldorf, Germany.

Uflex's Flexfresh film packaging extends shelf life of fresh produce
Uflex, in collaboration with a foreign technology partner, has developed Flexfresh equilibrium modified atmospheric packaging (EMAP), which can extend the shelf life of fresh produce.

Informa announces IPEX 2017 dates
Informa is pleased to announce that IPEX 2017 will take place at the NEC, Birmingham, from 31st October - 3rd November 2017. The move back to the NEC sees IPEX return to its roots at a central, easy-toreach venue popular with many European and international visitors and exhibitors.

First Miraflex S press in North America
Richmond, BC based Flexstar Packaging has installed the first MIRAFLEX S flexographic press from Windmoeller & Hoelscher (W&H) in North America.

Xerox makes sheetfed inkjet move
The manufacturer confirmed this week that the Brenva HD Production Inkjet Press would be launched at Drupa.

Konica Minolta Launches New Light Production Monochrome Print System bizhub(R) PRO 1100
Demonstrating the company's commitment to developing new technologies that help production printers produce high quality with the flexibility they need, Konica Minolta Business Solutions (Canada) Ltd. is pleased to announce the bizhub PRO 1100.

Poligal purchase first BOBST AlOx Metallizer for European BOPP Market
Poligal a leading European BOPP producer has chosen BOBST as the partner for their new metallizer which will be installed at their site in Portugal. The new BOBST machine will help the company to achieve improved efficiency in the recent extension to their Portuguese operations where BOPP and CPP films are produced.

KBA Rapida 145 with new double-pile delivery
With the enhanced Rapida 145 KBA-Sheetfed will probably be the only exhibitor presenting a high-tech largeformat press at drupa. The sixcolour press with coater and automated pile logistics on display will be equipped with a raft of new highlights aimed at automating the printing process further and making this even more effective. Its higher maximum speed of 18,000sph (Rapida 164: 16,500sph) and new doublepile delivery are striking features.

 
 
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