Author archive for Converter

  • Sunshine Paper automates scheduling planning processes to improve efficiencies

    By Converter on June 5, 2018
    China’s largest producer of coated and uncoated white top test liner and world-class preprint home base, Sunshine Paper, has automated its scheduling process for its five cutters by integrating opt-Studio with its SAP ERP solution. The system went live last month (April 2018). Shandong Century Sunshine Paper Group Company Limited, founded in 2000, listed on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange […]
  • Axion: Government ‘clutching at straws’ over waste plastic exports

    By Converter on June 5, 2018
    In banning plastic drinking straws, coffee cups and other single-use plastic, the UK Government and NGOs seem to be ignoring the really big issue – the exportation of waste plastics that are ending up in the world’s oceans, claims a leading plastics recycler. While politicians continue to follow the current UK media hype surrounding these ‘local issues’, they are failing […]
  • Bellissima DMS receives 2018 FTA Technical Innovation Award

    By Converter on June 4, 2018
    Hamillroad Software is pleased to announce that its Bellissima Digitally Modulated Screening (DMS) technology for flexo has received the prestigious 2018 Technical Innovation Award from the Flexographic Technical Association (FTA). This award recognises and celebrates the incredible achievements which have contributed to the growth of the flexographic industry and have the potential to power flexography’s future. The gala awards banquet […]
  • Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Bury reveals egg-citing new shrink sleeve design

    By Converter on June 4, 2018
    Clondalkin Flexible Packaging Bury has designed an eye catching and innovative shrink sleeve for an egg-shaped cleaner from Ecoegg. Producing the shrink sleeve for Ecoegg was a huge technical challenge due to the complexity of the unusual and eye-catching container shape. The brief was to create a shrink sleeve that would encapsulate the container and stay attached even when the […]
  • IMS TECHNOLOGIES and Laem System launch a strategic alliance

    By Converter on May 31, 2018
    Bergamo-based leading mechanical engineering company IMS TECHNOLOGIES announces at Print4All on May 29, 2018, that the group enters into a strategic partnership with Laem System IMS TECHNOLOGIES is the international reference point in manufacturing innovative technologically outstanding machinery as well as engineering and service solutions. One of their focus includes the design and manufacturing of slitting and winding machines, which […]
  • IMS Deltamatic changes its corporate name into IMS TECHNOLOGIES

    By Converter on May 31, 2018
    IMS Deltamatic, headquarted in Calcinate (BG), one of the world’s leading companies in designing, manufacturing and trading of high technology automatic special machineries for converting, packaging and automotive industries, announces the change of its corporate name into IMS TECHNOLOGIES, with immediate effect The new brand identity reflects the strategy of the Group aiming to develop its three lines of business: […]
  • 180 year old family business invests £2 million into refurbing current site in Bootle

    By Converter on May 31, 2018
    The Peter Marsh Group, established in 1837, is one of the oldest family run businesses remaining in Liverpool and is one of the leading manufacturers of paper sacks and corrugated boxes in the UK. The company has been based at the same site on Canal Street, Bootle, since 1861 and on June 4 will commence with a multi-million pound refurbishment. This […]
  • Silvery or golden surface for the HP Indigo 12000 series

    By Converter on May 29, 2018
    When Iggesund Paperboard asked Print House in Oslo to do the certification testing of its new silvery metallised PET film-laminated paperboard, Metalprint Digital, which is custom designed for the HP Indigo 12000 series of digital printing presses, the Swedish company also gained an exciting benchmark example of Metalprint Digital’s performance ability. The printers had simultaneously been asked to develop an […]
  • Desmedt invests with Flexo Wash to raise quality standards

    By Converter on May 29, 2018
    One of Belgium’s leading label converters, Desmedt, has invested heavily in a package of cleaning technology manufactured by Danish company Flexo Wash. The overall investment, which exceeded €150,000, was part of a major re-organisation of Desmedt’s production capability at its plant in Bornem, close to Brussels Speaking for Desmedt, owner Henri Köhler said: “In today’s highly competitive marketplace you need […]
  • Vetaphone chosen for new Comexi ML2 laminator

    By Converter on May 29, 2018
    In a move that strengthens its position in the wide web market, Vetaphone announces that its Corona technology has been chosen by Comexi, the leading manufacturer of flexible packaging converting equipment, for its newly launched ML2 laminator. The decision to recommend Vetaphone equipment on the new ML2 was taken after extensive tests of the Danish technology, and is hailed as […]