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Komori has signed an agreement with Siegwerk for the supply of high sensitive UV inks for Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) markets. The agreement enables Siegwerk to manufacture K-Supply ink for Komori's H-UV system, the company's UV curing system. Komori director and executive operating officer Kazunori Saitoh said:…

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Buyout group CVC has bought Swedish cigarette pack maker AR Packaging from private equity groups Ahlstrom Capital and Accent, the companies said on Monday. While no purchase price was disclosed, sources familiar with the matter said that CVC's offer valued the company at just under 450 million euros ($500 million).…

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OKI Europe will showcase how its unique NeonColor toners allow creative businesses to bring their designs alive with dazzling, high-quality pigments, at drupa 2016. "OKI Europe is proud to be such an innovator in this field, bringing super-bright neon printing of the highest quality within the reach of graphics businesses…

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TRESU Group sells an eight-color hybrid Flexo Innovator to WestRock, as the company says in the press release received by Lesprom Network. The press, accommodating water-based ink, UV OPV coating media and inline finishing capabilities, will be installed at the WestRock facility in Eutaw, Alabama, by the end of 2016.…

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Central Packaging and Crating, Inc., a manufacturer of wooden heat-treated pallets, is expanding its operations at 102 Joe Bernat Drive in Greenwood County, South Carolina. The expansion will result in a new capital investment of almost $1 million. Launched in 1998, according to the S.C. Department of Commerce, Central Packaging…

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Global solutions provider for the print and publishing industry, Flint Group, has become the first official ink licensee of Variprint – the next generation of the DataLase revolutionary Inline Digital Printing solutions. Historically, DataLase has only been seen in product coding and marking applications, in white, clear and black. The…

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Constantia Flexibles Group has agreed to sell its non-core folding carton activities in Mexico, Aluprint Plegadizos, to Mexican company Grupo Gondi for an undisclosed amount. The transaction requires anti-trust approval from the Mexican authorities and is expected to be completed in the coming months. Aluprint Plegadizos is located at a…

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Postpress is of immense importance in the entire value chain in printing, since it is where the saleable end product is produced. Machines that deliver speed, flexibility, reliability, and top quality are required here, especially in the growth markets of packaging and product embellishment. The first joint appearance by Heidelberger…

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One of the most effective ways to reduce food waste in Australia is to improve packaging, according to Alan Davey, Director of Innovation at LINPAC, a leading fresh food-packaging manufacturer. According to the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organisation, around one third of food produced for human consumption is lost…

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Metsä Board, part of Metsä Group, will demonstrate an innovative new ‘bag in box’ concept for the first time at Drupa 2016. The ‘Elevated drink box’ (EDB), designed and patented by Metsä Board, is an easy and convenient way for consumers to enjoy beverages. The box was produced by combining…