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Domino to present 20 minute Production Efficiency Challenge at Labelexpo Europe

Domino has daily scheduled N610i digital hybrid label converting demonstrations on its Booth No 9B50 in Hall 9 at Labelexpo 2019, claiming it has created a completely new standard in label converting productivity that will revolutionise the label supply chain. This solution is delivered in partnership with global market leader in print finishing, AB Graphic International Ltd, combining their Digicon Series 3 converting line with a Domino N610i Integration Module.

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Brett Martin to showcase its high performance, rigid print media at PRINTING United

International rigid plastic media manufacturer, Brett Martin, will be presenting the latest addition to its Foamalux range for the print, display and signage sectors – Foamalux Calibre – along with its well-established range of Foamalux products at PRINTING United (October 23 – 25, 2019: Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center, Dallas, Texas. Booth 7952, Wide Graphic & Wide Format Exhibit Hall). Brett Martin’s transparent sheet ranges, Marpet FS and Marlon FS, will also be on display.

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Sun Chemical Launches First UV Flexo Ink Concentrate and Technology Varnish System for Standard UV Flexo Dispensers and Showcases Comprehensive Portfolio of Narrow Web Solutions at Labelexpo 2019

Wexham Springs, UK 12 August 2019: On stand 5E45 at Labelexpo 2019 in Brussels, Belgium, 24 – 27 September 2019, Sun Chemical will showcase its complete portfolio of solutions for the narrow web label and packaging markets and highlight its latest product and service innovations. Through the extensive range on display, Sun Chemical will also demonstrate its commitment to sustainability, which continues to be fundamental to its innovation and product development, as the world’s largest producer of printing inks and pigments.

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Oxfordshire Deputy Lieutenant presents Meech International with 2019 Queen’s Award

Meech International has been presented with the Queen’s Award for Enterprise: International Trade by Brigadier Dennis Blease PhD – one of the Lord Lieutenant’s Deputy Lieutenants. This is the third time in ten years that Meech has been awarded the UK’s most prestigious award for business achievement, having previously won the accolade in 2009 and 2012. The presentation was made to Meech’s CEO, Chris Francis and the whole of the UK team at its headquarters in Witney, Oxfordshire on July 26th, 2019.

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Spandex introduces ImagePerfect™ 2926 Easy Glass self-adhesive film

Bristol, UK – 25 JULY 2019 – Spandex, the one-stop supplier of innovative solutions to the sign, graphics and display industries, is launching the latest addition to the established ImagePerfect range of specialist window and glass films. Ideal for short term promotion, ImagePerfect 2926 Easy Glass is an ultra-clear printable self-adhesive polyester window film designed for ease of use even by non-professional installers, such as retail staff.

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Ashford Colour Press optimises production efficiency with Fujifilm’s PLATESENSE solution

Since 1980, Hampshire-based Ashford Colour Press has been providing printing and binding services to a diverse range of publishers, including large educational and academic brands like Pearson and Oxford University Press. In response to the rapidly changing book printing industry, Ashford is developing its Gosport facilities to further improve its services to customers. It has a new factory set-up, including a revamped pre-press department which, following a successful assessment in March 2019, now includes Fujifilm’s XMF Workflow Solution, two new ZAC processors, low chemistry Superia LH-PLE plates and Fujifilm’s flagship pre-press programme, PLATESENSE.

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Meech’s energy saving air technology reduces waste and boosts production efficiencies for Paul Norman Plastics

Based in Stroud, Gloucestershire, Paul Norman Plastics (PNP) is a leading provider of plastic injected moulded products that, for over thirty years, have served a wide range of industries; from aerospace and electronics to education and retail. The company recently installed a Meech energy saving air curtain to reduce waste and boost production efficiencies on one of its injection moulding machines.

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New Solutions from GMG at Labelexpo Europe 2019 and FachPack 2019

Tuebingen, Germany (July 16, 2019) – GMG, the leading developer and provider of high-quality color management software solutions, will demonstrate at Labelexpo Europe, September 24-27, in Brussels its latest color management and workflow tools for the automated use of individual profiles at booth A22 in hall 6. “Our latest developments offer the packaging printing industry a large number of opportunities,” says Roger Albert, Director Sales EMEA. “With the connection of GMG ColorServer to GMG OpenColor we pave the way for the automated use of customized profiles in the daily workflow.”

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New Fujifilm Jet Press 750S at Straub Druck & Medien AG is the company’s third Jet Press installation in five years

Fujifilm today announces that reputable German commercial print company Straub Druck + Medien AG, based in Schramberg, installed a Jet Press 750S in May 2019 to meet growing business demands. A long-term Fujifilm customer, the company already owned two Jet Press 720S presses, making this the company’s third Fujifilm Jet Press installation. Straub Druck + Medien produces a range of high quality printed products, both long and short run, including brochures for luxury brands, short-run promotional packaging and calendars and mailings for regional, national and international customers. It also offers a wide variety of processing and finishing options for all applications.



PPMA Group Industry Awards 2019

PPMA Group is today issuing a ‘Final Call for Entries’ to the 2019 PPMA Group Industry Awards. All companies within the packaging and processing sector are invited to submit their FREE submission by the deadline of 17 July 2019.


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