Chemicals & Responsibility

Everyone has an obligation to know exactly what he is doing in his work and to be able to communicate to those with an interest and a technical question. That is the connection of this column with readers that work in the converting and packaging industries.

Heidelberg's Speedmaster SM 52-D Wins InterTech Award

Heidelberg USA's Speedmaster SM 52-D with inline die-cutting won PIA/GATF's InterTech Award for innovation, the only offset press in the industry to achieve this honor this year. The win marks the 21st InterTech Award for Heildelberg since the program began in 1978.

Rotogravure an Evolving Process

Rotogravure printing evolved from the intaglio printing process, which still is used in specialty applications such as printing our currency. Rotogravure has been used since the beginning of the 20th century and still is considered the quality printing standard by which other printing processes are measured. It has unique characteristics that cannot be duplicated by other printing processes, including...

The Gold Standard

Vibrant colors and shimmering foils receive high marks at the Tag & Label Mfrs. Inst. (TLMI) 2004 awards competition. Winners were announced October 26 during TLMI's 2004 annual meeting in LaQuinta, CA. A total of 107 awards were presented, including 47 first place, 22 second place, and 35 honorable mentions. Here are details on just a few of this year's winners.

A New Habit

Breaking with tradition, Hub Labels brings the flexibility of Gallus presses to its showcase facility.

Inks, Coatings, Compliance

Packaging engineers are designing new products to meet the growing demand for food packaging items that can be prepared quickly and conveniently by the

Whitlam Label Boosts Variable Printing Skills with Jetrion System

Whitlam Label Co., a beta test site for the Jetrion 3025 Inkjet System, has expanded its variable printing capabilities "significantly," reports Jetrion LLC, manufacturer of the label company's new system.

At Labelexpo Americas: Gallus Debuts New Developments on Best-Selling Machines to American Market

Gallus reports it is showing the North American narrow web industry its latest developments on its best-selling press models this week at Labelexpo Americas.

New Inks Have a High IQ

Well, we've heard a lot about smart packaging, so it was inevitable such packaging would require intelligent inks. With current packaging development

Printing: Italian Style

Converters in Italy use BST's print process management system to gain a competitive edge.

The Rx for RH

Remember the converting problems you had last winter? Reducing them this year might be easier than you think.

Tolerance = Tight

Retrofitting servo drives on its narrow web presses gives Discount Labels the ultimate in precision and control.

Get the Narrow Web Flexo Fundamentals at Fox Valley Technical College

The Foundation of the Flexographic Technical Association (FFTA) presents the Fundamentals of Narrow Web Flexo Printing at Fox Valley Technical College, Sept. 13 - 16, 2004.

The Digital Edge

To meet the growing demand for short- and medium-run print jobs, Rock-Tenn's Alliance division took a very long look at digital presses. We saw a need

Sun Chemical HD Plates

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