The 7 Deadly (Converting) Sins

There are some basic problems that crop up over and over again, with costly results in wasted time and materials. Below are examples, in capsule form,

Great-Looking Winners Raise In-Mold Awareness

SCOTTSDALE, AZ The In-Mold Decorating Assn. says its mission is to raise the level of awareness and acceptance of in-mold decorated durable products and

Flexo Press Adds Capacity, Quality

SHARONVILLE, OH Multi-Color Corp. reports the purchase of another Omet Varyflex flexo press to keep up with growing demand. The company has purchased

PFFC Pilot/Lab/Technical Facilities Directory

Is there a problem with your process? Fix it! These technical facilities stand ready to help.

Hierarchy of Value: Part II

Last month’s column offered a value model as a way of visualizing the value of a product or service based on price/performance ratio

Bobst Acquires Fischer & Krecke

The Grautoff family, majority shareholder of Fischer & Krecke, has signed an agreement concerning the sale of its shares to Bobst Group.

Digital Delivery

A new HP Indigo press strengthens Multi-Color's capabilities to provide great labels in smaller quantities.

Wet on Wet

Uniprint Knauer (formerly UV-Flex) recently installed a Fischer & Krecke WetFlex ten-color Flexpress 16 S press. It features Sun Chemical’s WetFlex technology, Energy Sciences’ EZCure-I electron beam (EB) curing system, and Advanced Vision Technology’s PrintVision/Argus defect detection system. The flexographic printing process applies Sun Chemical’s UniQure inks wet-on-wet to the substrate; the inks are in-line EB cured, thereby reducing energy costs and improving quality.

Ready for Change

Expensive materials change attitudes at Gintzler Graphics, where automatic splicing capabilities from Martin Automatic reduce waste.

Taking Charge

To control film production for its tamper-evident products, Nelmar Security Packaging adds a W&H polyethylene extruder.

Mark Andy Expands in India

Mark Andy announces a long-term contract with a multinational engineering and software development firm based in Banglore, India.

Harper Donates Equipment to High School Flexo Program

Harper Corp. of America had made a major equipment donation to Fort Mill High School's graphic communications department, which received a FlexSys press simulator and a Macintosh computer with monitor.

Schulz Purchases Comexi EB Machine

Schulz recently purchased a Comexi FW 1508 EB and held an open house to demonstrate its new capabilities.

KBA Holds 2nd Lenticular Seminar

KBA North America held its second comprehensive four-day seminar on lenticular printing and prepress work in early July 2007, bringing together the company's lenticular, printing, and marketing experts.

Kodak Participates in 5th Annual IPA Color Proofing RoundUP

Kodak entered six systems for the testing in the 5th Annual IPA Color Proofing RoundUP, the most of any vendor, covering all proofing technology platforms: digital halftone, inkjet, and monitor.
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