Gravure

Inspection System Balances Print Quality with Economy

A 1998 acquisition gave the Teich Group a foothold in Poland. Now, the addition of an AVT print defect detection system on a Schiavi press is saving time, reducing waste, and enhancing print quality.

Technology Puts Converter "In-Line" for More Success

Phoenix Packaging, which made its name with in-line technology for producing popcorn bags, is taking its innovative ways into other areas.

Eastern European Converter Continues Pioneering Ways

Chemosvit's flexible packaging operation includes just about every aspect of converting, and it all comes together for award-winning products. Located

Snack Food Packaging: 100 Years and Counting

"Cellophane brought about the first transparent...packaging concepts." So said Dr. Richard Podhajny, one of PFFC's contributing editors, in his feature,

Latest Gravure Technology Launches Converter into Fray

Imagine you're a paratrooper. Your mission: to launch yourself out of a plane, drop to the earth, hit the ground running, and go into battle. Sounds risky,

Golden Cylinders Go to Gravure's Very Best

The Gravure Association of America (GAA) started a new tradition when it presented the 2000 Golden Cylinder Awards at its annual convention April 6th

Converter Plays Key Role in Mercosur Trading Group

Uruguay's leading flexible packaging converter, ISMA S.A., is located in Montevideo, the nation's capital city and the center of Uruguay's industrial

Dixie Toga Continues to Make Its Mark as a Leader

Dixie Toga's flexible division—Itap Bemis—settles into a new home with top-flight equipment producing both gravure and flexo products.

Dutch converter retakes his company

Daan Bolding has history on his side as the head of Bolding Verpakkingen, a converting operation started by his grandfather almost 100 years ago.Just

Gravure winners go for gold

Gravure printing continues to say "quality." Just check out the winners of the Gravure Assn. of America's Golden Cylinders.The Gravure Assn. of America,

A look at the status of UV/EB curing

An expert in the field assesses the current state of ultraviolet and electron beam curing.RadTech '96 North America, the fifth biennial UV/EB Processing

Gravure gets easier

Though gravure wasn't for you? Think again. With innovations in equipment and technique, costs are coming down, and the process is becoming accessible

Doctor blades are the right Rx for gravure

A new doctor blade design, offering spring load tension and high contact angle, reportedly makes the quality printing afforded by gravure even better.The

Reynolds subsidiary in Spain benefits from technology transfer

Grafiba SA, a subsidiary of Reynolds Metals Co., started as a manual converter of paper bags and has grown into one of the first firms in Spain to use

Company develops line of cost-saving packaging

A Pennsylvania packager responds to the diaper industry's growing demands for high-performance compression diaper bags. These bags, which are tightly

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