Author archive for Converter

  • Romprix wins label award at Pack Expo Romania

    By Converter on July 27, 2018
    Husband and wife team Cristian and Octavia Dobrota celebrated picking up the ‘Label of the Year 2018’ trophy at the recent Pack Expo in Romania, and described winning as a just reward for the ongoing investment in people and technology at its plant in Pantelimon, near Bucharest. From a relatively humble beginning in 2000 producing pricing labels on second hand […]
  • Modular design of Zünd S3 means market can dictate Nilorn’s next step

    By Converter on July 27, 2018
    Global label and branding company Nilorn has installed a Zünd S3 at its UK HQ in order to extend its reach into an already successful packaging business – with the digital cutting table’s modular design allowing Nilorn to continue to develop its strategy as market demands change. With a head office in Borås, Swedish company Nilorn has subsidiaries across the […]
  • Vetaphone offers Industry 4.0 Gen 2

    By Converter on July 27, 2018
    Industry 4.0 is the topic on many lips right now, and to some it has been over-hyped, but if the understanding of the term is a ‘smart factory’, then this has largely been achieved. The principle of Industry 4.0 is based on the premise that by connecting machines, work pieces and systems, businesses are creating intelligent networks along the entire […]
  • Phoseon UV LED curing helps CVL to achieve higher production throughput and uptime

    By Converter on July 27, 2018
    The flexographic market has shrinking margins and expanding competition, but Phoseon recently helped Central Valley Labels (CVL) stay ahead of the curve. CVL has been a supplier of agricultural, industrial, warehousing, promotional and retail packaging labels for over 25 years. The company prints high-quality and high-resolution labels in a wide variety of shapes, material and sizes. They were the first […]
  • Monitoring Moisture

    By Converter on July 27, 2018
    Deck: MoistTech’s one-of-a-kind near-infrared technology is used in thousands of applications to increase energy efficiency and lower cost.   MoistTech Corp.’s sensors and gauges focus on the near-infrared (NIR) region of the electromagnetic spectrum to measure and control moisture from lab to line. Although the discovery of NIR is attributed to William Herschel in the late 19th century, the first […]
  • Roberts Mart invests £3 million in new machinery in the wake of a stellar year

    By Converter on July 5, 2018
      The Leeds-based Roberts Mart and Co, one of the UK’s leading independent manufacturers and suppliers of flexible packaging, has invested £3 million in brand-new state-of-the-art machinery. The investment comes in the wake of a tremendously successful 12 months with a booming order book and turnover set to reach a record-breaking £36 million by the end of the year. The […]
  • Mark Andy & Esko place emphasis on pre-press

    By Converter on July 5, 2018
    On 12th June, Mark Andy co-hosted a special event with Esko at its European headquarters in Warsaw.  The event, which attracted 50 representatives from printing companies around Eastern Europe, included live demos of Mark Andy presses and Esko prepress solutions, the most important of which highlighted label printing using Esko Equinox software. Lena Chmielewska, responsible for marketing at Mark Andy […]
  • A triumph: BOBST’s Open House COMPETENCE18 shows the future of printing and converting is here and now

    By Converter on July 5, 2018
    COMPETENCE 18, this year’s Open House event at BOBST, attracted over 600 visitors, including many of the leading packaging and label manufacturers and converters in the industry. The event, which took place June 5-8, 2018 at the Competence Center of Bobst Mex, Switzerland, promised to show the “Solutions for the challenge of tomorrow,” addressing key trends facing packaging converters, such […]
  • New home for the British Coatings Federation officially open for business

    By Converter on July 5, 2018
    On June 27th, over 50 guests from the coatings, printing inks and associated industries gathered to celebrate a new chapter in the 106-year history of the British Coatings Federation. The Lord Mayor of Coventry, Councillor John Blundell, together with BCF president David Beckford and BCF CEO Tom Bowtell, cut the ribbon on the trade body’s new state of the art […]
  • Comexi exceeds expectations at the technical seminar in Mexico

    By Converter on July 5, 2018
    More than seventy customers and collaborators attend the technical conference on flexible packaging trends Girona, June 27th, 2018. – During 2018 Comexi, global leader in the flexible packaging industry, is organizing various technical seminars on new trends and global solutions for the market in several countries around the world. Comexi sends its best technicians and specialists to deliver high-quality lectures […]