Finishing - Digital
The BoxMaker has purchased two Highcon Euclid 5C digital converting systems for its Washington and Arkansas sites to support its growing corrugated business.
As of April 6, 2021, Kongsberg has transformed into a standalone company — Kongsberg Precision Cutting Systems. The transformation follows the acquisition of the business by OpenGate Capital.
Enterprise Print Group of Knoxville, Tenn., has purchased a Labelmaster manufactured by SEI Laser. The advanced Labelmaster provides true digital finishing on demand and will expand Enterprise Print Group’s capabilities, efficiency, and profit potential.
Inkworks Printing is installing a new COMBI Thermal Solventless Laminator from Karlville, which combines both thermal and solvent free adhesive lamination technology as an innovative tool for in-mold labels and flexible packaging operations.
Package printers are embracing the latest finishing solutions that complement the efficiency of digital packaging printing. In many cases, these finishing solutions are based on digital technologies themselves.
After experiencing some bottlenecks in the finishing process, Artex Label & Graphics decided to invest in the recently launched Rotoflex DF1. The decision to invest in the Rotoflex equipment was based on quality control and speed processing, modularity, and upgrade capabilities.
The board of directors of Highcon approved the nomination of Alon Bar-Shany, former GM of HP Indigo, to the role of chairman of the board. Bar-Shany is assuming the chairman role from Amichai Steimberg, who has held this position since mid 2020.
Rotoflex announced it grew sales and aftermarket approximately 30% over the previous year due to strategic management decisions involving increased R&D investments. Additionally, the company revealed it is moving to a new facility in Mississauga, Ontario.
Esko has announced the planned sale of its Kongsberg digital finishing business to OpenGate Capital. The planned sale includes the original research and development facility in Kongsberg, Norway, and the production facility in Brno, Czech Republic.
Orbytel Printing & Packaging has extended its competitive edge with a SEI Laser Paperone 5000 true digital finishing and laser converting system purchased from North American distributor Matik, Inc.