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  • Cartonéo chooses ESKO solutions for continuous small series POS production

    By Converter on January 31, 2018
    By investing in the Esko robotic cutting table, the largest on the market, the company is confirming its ambition to become a major player in the manufacture of POS materials Cartonéo is a French company based in the Jura Mountains that specialises in the manufacture of point of sale (POS) and point of information (POI) materials from flat and corrugated […]
  • Hop-Syn publishes sustainability guide for retailers’ in-store signage

    By Converter on December 21, 2017
    Hop Industries, manufacturer of the durable Hop-Syn synthetic paper, has announced that it has published a guide for retailers that highlights how substrates used for in-store signage can positively or negatively impact sustainability initiatives. The guide compares durable substrates, and highlights recyclability and eco-friendly manufacturing processes that can contribute to retailers’ green initiatives. Examples of signage range from retail banners […]
  • BST ProControl is now even more focused on its customers

    By Converter on December 20, 2017
    Effective as of January 1, 2017, BST ProControl is now fully integrated into the business processes of BST eltromat International and will continue to operate as an incorporated, independent business unit at its current location in Wenden. BST eltromat has thus taken the final step in merging the two companies and has further optimised its organisation and processes. The name […]
  • BCF launches PaintSafe initiative at the 2017 National Painting and Decorating Show

    By Converter on December 18, 2017
    The British Coatings Federation (BCF) in association with the Painting and Decorating Association (PDA) and the Scottish Decorator’s Federation (SDF), has launched a new initiative ‘PaintSafe’, which aims to promote the safe use of paint and related products, and provide best practice for decorators and other applicators during preparation, application and drying. Working in collaboration with major paint manufacturers in […]
  • Warren adds Accurate Freeze GR KIT 9-11 to its ranges

    By Converter on December 1, 2017
    Warren, one of the UK’s leading independent cartonboard, graphical board, and paper stockists, has announced that it is now the exclusive UK stockist and distributor for Mayr-Melnhof’s Accurate Freeze GR KIT 9-11, adding to its range of folding boxboard products, with immediate effect. Manufactured by Mayr-Melnhof at its Eerbeek mill, Accurate Freeze GR KIT 9-11 is a fully coated, light […]
  • A Paper with impact

    By Converter on October 9, 2017
    It may look like a nice gimmick to bring some colour to the office, but the eye-catching new design of HP Office Paper Pink Ream is at the centre of a social marketing campaign that International Paper, and its partner HP Papers US, are bringing to Europe in October. The pink look isn’t just for fun. The colour has come […]
  • IPEX announces its Future Skills programme

    By Converter on October 9, 2017
    The Future Skills programme will run throughout the four days of the IPEX show. The event includes a packed guest speaker programme from a diverse cross-section of the print and design industry. Rob Fisher, event director, said, “Our Future Skills conference has been designed to inspire, engage and help the print industry promote itself. For young people considering a career […]
  • The September digital edition of Converter is out now!

    By Converter on September 21, 2017
    In this month’s issue, co-founder of InPrint, Marcus Timson, has taken part in an exclusive Q&A with Converter, providing more details about InPrint 2017 as well as describing the improvements that have been made since 2014 that have enabled the event to contend with the ever-changing printing industry. InPrint 2017 will be taking place on November 14-16 at the Munich Trade Fair Centre, Germany. Also this month, […]
  • Chemicals supply chain launches new guidance to assist companies in meeting waste packaging obligations

    By Converter on July 28, 2017
    A guidance document, ‘The assessment and classification of waste packaging’, developed by trade associations representing companies that use packaging operating in the chemicals supply chain has been developed. The Environment Agency, Natural Resources Wales and Scottish Environment Protection Agency have welcomed the development of this guidance and have agreed to its adoption in England, Wales and Scotland. The document provides […]
  • Siegwerk unveils colour-intensive printing inks

    By Converter on June 27, 2017
    Siegwerk, a leading provider of printing inks for packaging applications and labels, is now offering an enhanced ink range for serviettes, kitchen towels and other tissue products named, ColorTissue. This new ink system not only combines the best features of the company’s existing ready-to-use tissue inks, but also achieves significantly higher colour intensity than comparable inks on the market. “The […]