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  • 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 […]
  • IST METZ breaks its own records at UV DAYS 2017

    By Converter on May 30, 2017
      Prior to the event, IST METZ announced itself as the world’s largest in-house exhibition for UV and LED UV technology. It has now been reported that 45 exhibitors and 920 guests from 33 countries took part in the UV DAYS 2017, thereby breaking its own records. For four days last week the company area of IST METZ in Nürtingen […]
  • Gebo Cermex wins ‘Modular Machine’ award at interpack

    By Converter on May 11, 2017
    Following a global launch at interpack 2017, Gebo Cermex has announced that its CareSelect bottle infeed system has won the ‘Modular Machines’ category of the ‘Best Future Machine Award’, sponsored by Rockwell Automation. CareSelect is a patented universal and modular shaped-bottle infeed and collating system for robotic or traditional case packers, powered by Rockwell Automation’s iTRAK technology. Commenting on winning […]
  • Anti-counterfeiting, brand protection and security packaging market to reach $3.6bn in 2022

    By Converter on May 8, 2017
    Ongoing threats, new regulatory requirements for life critical products, and technical evolution will fuel market growth for anti-counterfeiting packaging technologies across the next five years, according to exclusive new data from Smithers Pira. In its new report, ‘The Future of Ant-counterfeiting, Brand Protection and Security Packaging to 2022’, Smithers’ forecasts this global market will grow during the period 2017–2022 at […]
  • The future of branded, inspirational and luxury packaging on display in London

    By Converter on May 8, 2017
    Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London returns to Olympia, London, September 13-14, 2017. As the leading event of its kind, the exclusive two-day show will bring together senior decision makers and buyers looking to revitalise their packaging, increase brand awareness, and boost sales. James Drake-Brockman, divisional director of Easyfairs’ Packaging Portfolio, comments: “We are delighted to be returning to London’s […]
  • Xeikon expands its portfolio for label printing

    By Converter on April 3, 2017
    Xeikon has made a strategic move with the addition of Panther technology, a UV inkjet platform that complements its dry toner digital label press portfolio. The first UV inkjet press based on this technology, the Xeikon PX3000, will be unveiled at the upcoming Xeikon Café Packaging Innovations 2017 event, March 28-31, in Belgium. Xeikon created the market for dry toner […]