Gravure

Bobst to Show Wide Range at K’2013

Vacuum coating systems, CI flexo printing, gravure printing, and much more will be featured at the upcoming show

W&H Gravure Press Comes in Many Variations

The HELIOSTAR S line includes TURBOCLEAN print cylinder cleaning and handles a wide range of materials

Harper Corp. of America Honored by GAA

The Go-To-Market Agility Award rewards Harper for what GAA says is innovative technology and response to customer needs

Color Ad Packaging Invests in W&H

Orders gravure and flexographic presses along with three bag machines

Azco Multi-Purpose Slitter Module is Flexible

Said to provide clean cuts and sturdy construction, AcuSlit slitter modules from Azco Corp. are offered in shear and cut versions

Cerutti Adds QuadTech Register Control to its CAPS Make-Ready Capability

Autotron 2600 with ClearLogic is now a standard offering on Cerutti rotogravure package printing and converting presses

Comexi Buys Acom

WEST SPRINGFIELD, MA | Comexi Converting Solutions, an Italian sub. of Comexi Group, has completed the final acquisition of tangible and intangible assets

Wash Gravure Surfaces

Company's brand Enviroxi offers the Sitexco laser surface washer, designed for cleaning ceramic and gravure surfaces. Said to provide excellent cleaning

Comexi Group Finalizes Acquisition of ACOM Business Unit

Back in June 2010, Comexi Group and ACOM agreed to allow Comexi Converting Solutions, an Italian subs. of Comexi Group, to offer its range of gravure presses together with the know-how and technology of ACOM

Gravure Printing: Small (& Large) Wonders

The Gravure Assn. of America, Paramus,NJ, recently announced its Golden Cylinder Awards, an annual program showcasing the visual beauty and technical

Process Plates for Letterpress, Gravure

The nyloprint Combi 96 120 ED system is for the main exposure, drying, and post-exposure of nyloprint printing plates. Compact design allows the processing

Gravure Printing: Print Comes To Life

The Print Quality Awards program of the Packaging & Label Gravure Assn. Global (PLGA), Naples, FL, recognizes member converters and package printers for

Proof Jobs with White

The Stylus Pro WT7900 is designed for proofing flexo and gravure print jobs that require the color white. For use with a broad range of substrates, including

Unprecedented Gravure Waste Reduction

TAPS (Total-Automatic-Pre-Register-Setting) system is claimed unique to the gravure industry for reducing waste at makeready and changeover. Cylinders can be inserted in the press in any angular position, and through only a single control touc

Mark Splices & Flaws On Roll Products

Formerly called Roll-Aids, "tattle-tails" are bright orange vinyl strips, the size of a bandage, that come with a release glue liner to allow quick slapping to the edge of a roll for marking a splice or flaw

Rotomec Open House Demos TAPS System

SAN GIORGIO MONFERRATO, ITALY Rotomec held an open house at its Technology Center Nov. 16-18, 2009, that was attended by more than 150 converters from

Gravure Sleeves: The Time Is Now

One technology that can help the gravure process is the use of lightweight sleeves in place of steel cylinders

Gravure Versus Flexo Printing Part 2

Last month I outlined the rapid growth of flexo printing in packaging and suggested that gravure printing had been out-marketed in North America by a

Gravure Shows Off Its Best

Naples, Fl | The Packaging & Label Gravure Assn. (PLGA) honored its best, in the presence of 120 registered attendees, during its annual Operational Conference

Joint Venture for Gravure Cylinders

A joint venture for the development, manufacture, sale, aftersales, and service of gravure cylinder-making equipment has been announced.

Print Also Pops

Innovative Packaging Solutions, Chicago, IL, receives a 2008 Golden Cylinder Award from the Gravure Assn. of America in the category of Flexible Packaging-Film.

Green Gravure

At a time when many flexographic printers and converters are focused on “growing green,” one New York-based converter of flexible packaging and labels is going one better: by going green — and gravure

Quality Time

The Packaging and Label Gravure Assn. Global (PLGA) held its 2008 Annual Operational Conference in Miami, FL, February 27-29, with 200 in attendance.

Process Management: Drying Part 1: Liquid Inks

In the next three columns, we will cover the basic mechanisms of ink drying. This month we look at inks drying primarily by evaporation and absorption

PLGA Announces Print Quality Award Competition

The Packaging & Label Gravure Assn. Print Awards program recognizes member printers and converters for outstanding achievement in gravure printing. Eligible companies can submit entries for any category and individual entries can be submitted for more than one category.

Shining Stars

The Gravure Assn. of America hits hot topics and announces honors.

World View

The Packaging and Label Gravure Assn. Global held its 10th Annual Operational Conference in Miami at the Radisson Hotel February 21-23. Attendance was

PLGA Announces Print Quality Award Competion

The Packaging & Label Gravure Assn. Print Awards program recognizes member printers and converters for outstanding achievement in gravure printing. (plga.com)

Gravure Allure

This year's winners of the Gravure Assn. of America Golden Cylinder Awards demonstrate the allure of gravure for brand owners that value high quality

Gravure Grabbers

Choosing the best from 103 entries was a tough task for the judging panel of the 2006 Print Quality Awards, presented by the Packaging & Label Gravure Assn. (PLGA).

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