Finishing - Foiling

Fabulous Foils
February 23, 2017 at 10:46 am

As consumers seek out premium products, brands are eager to create premium packaging. One way to to spruce up any type of package is through the use of foil.

Landa Metallography Technology Acquired by ALTANA
February 21, 2017 at 8:53 am

ALTANA has acquired Landa's Metallography technology, a sustainable alternative to foil transfer processes, which was first unveiled at drupa 2016. The remaining development and engineering of the technology will be transferred to ALTANA's ACTEGA Coatings & Sealants division.

API Micro Glitter Foil Matches Liqueur Made to Glimmer
January 3, 2017 at 1:26 pm

To match the shimmering visual effect of Viniq Shimmery Liqueur, API's Micro Glitter foil has been implemented onto the spirit's retail display box. Pacific Southwest Container produced the packaging, which acts as a "second skin" to the product.

Series Production of Gallus Labelfire 340 Off to a Successful Start
December 20, 2016 at 9:05 am

Series production of the Gallus Labelfire 340 digital label press is off to a successful start in Heidelberg's Wiesloch-Walldorf facility. The press is the result of a collaboration between Gallus, its parent company Heidelberg, and Fujifilm. Multiple U.S.-label converters have signed on to install the press.

Martin Automatic to Unveil New Splicer at Labelexpo
July 12, 2016 at 8:07 am

At Labelexpo Americas, Martin Automatic will introduce the MLSW splicer for non-stop roll change of self-wound overlaminate films. The new splicer can be installed above a new or existing narrow web press.