Finishing - Foiling
Vinfoil, headquartered in The Netherlands, has appointed Matik, Inc. as the premier supplier and service provider for its cold foiling systems. Vinfoil’s advanced cold foiling systems include Micro, Infigo, Optima and VIFOP Software.
DuPont and Kurz have partnered on the development of metallized effects for DuPont Surlyn products.
The Landa Group and ALTANA AG announced on February 21 that ALTANA has acquired Landa’s Nano-Metallography technology, a process said to be capable of adding metallic highlights to labels, packages, and other printed items at half the cost of conventional foil stamping.
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.
Nilpeter has completed production on its 100th FP-4 flatbed unit for hot foil and embossing. This 100th unit is scheduled to be installed with a Nilpeter PANORAMA digital press line.
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 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.
Masterwork USA, a leading finishing manufacturer of folding carton and packaging equipment headquartered in Tianjin, China, is proudly introducing its newest Duopress model: the MK21060STEs foil stamping and diecutting machine.
With enormous crowds and packed booths, Labelexpo took Chicago by storm. The show demonstrated digital is heading in exciting new directions and flexo continues to evolve.