PC Industries

Product Showcase - March 2015
March 1, 2015

Featured products for the flexographic, narrow-web and package printing industries including PC Industries, Schenk Vision, QuadTech, PrintSTAR, Web Techniques, Novation, Label Vision Systems, CTC International, Teco Manufacturing 

Supplier News - March 2012
March 1, 2012

News on suppliers to the packaging printing industry, including items on Ferrari Spumanti and its partnership with GuidottiCentroStampa for its labels, RH Solutions LLC, Innovia Films, Spinnaker Coating, Flexo Label Advantage Group and ACTEGA WIT, Inc., Avery Dennison Label and Packaging Materials and PC Industries and FiberMark joining TLMI.  

PC Industries, FiberMark Join TLMI
February 10, 2012

The Tag and Label Manufacturers Institute welcomed two new supplier members to the association—Gurnee, Ill.-based PC Industries and Brattleboro, Vt.-based FiberMark.

Web Inspection Technology Showcase
September 1, 2008

Company: Advanced Vision Technology (AVT), www.avt-inc.com Product: The PrintVision/Orion What is it?: A 100-percent automatic inspection system and quality assurance for folding carton single pack applications. Features: • Inspects quality with a Linear CCD camera • Detects diecut and creasing faults and will eject defective blanks while collecting and stacking good ones • Can handle blanks of up to 17˝ at speeds up to 40,000 blanks per hour Company: Rotoflex International, www.rotoflex.com Product: VLI eDRIVE series What is it?: Inspection slitter/rewinders designed for consistency, low maintenance, lower tension, higher speeds, and easy job setup/operation. Features: • AC Vector Motor

OnPress?Web Inspection
May 1, 2005

AAA PRESS INT'L Digital and analog video inspection systems. Write 735, Visit www.aaapress.com, AccuWeb Web Width Monitor System makes width measurements for both acquisition and process control. It uses no moving parts and can detect almost any web material. Write 736, www.accuweb.com Advanced Vision Technology (AVT) Offers process control and 100 percent quality assurance solutions on-press or on-rewinder, including register and pressure control solutions, inline color management, barcode verification solutions and job quality data management. Write 737, www.avt-inc.com BST PRO MARK Premius Digital system provides automatic inspection and identification of print defects and color variations, register control on flexo CI presses, and

Take a Hard Look
October 1, 2004

Exhibitors at Labelexpo Americas 2004 had plenty of web inspection equipment on display. LABELEXPO AMERICAS HAD many exhibitors showing off their web inspection equipment, but does a converter really need to purchase inspection equipment? Some say yes, if they want to keep their waste, cost, and production time under control. Web inspection has come a long way, and packagePRINTING took a look at the different makes and models of web viewing systems that were available at Labelexpo, and spoke with some of the customers that use them. Smile, you're on camera There are two major different kinds of web scan equipment—web inspection systems and

Combination Printing Opens New Markets
August 1, 2003

A state-of-the-art facility and new printing capabilities add up to expanding business opportunities for Star Label Products. STAR LABEL PRODUCTS, a label printer located in Fairless Hills, Pa., operates with a customer-focused philosophy to provide the highest quality labels at a competitive price with a faster turnaround than its competition. Shev Okumus, president of the 30-year-old company, sums this up in more simple terms: "We bend over backwards for our customers." With customers covering a range of markets including pharmaceuticals, medical device manufacturers, food, health and beauty, and electronics, customer demands for high-quality, high-end labels and superior service are the rule rather than the

Inspector Gadgets
August 1, 2003

A well-suited web inspection system can open the door to increased production and profitability for printers. IN THE LAST 10 years, web inspection systems have come a long way. They have developed into automated machines with the ability for literal 100 percent web inspection, rendering the need for manual inspection nearly obsolete. However, the highest quality inspection systems aren't necessary for every converter, and with so many options and confusing characterizations of the newest technology, knowing what system to choose can be difficult. What to look for There are three basic requirements a web inspection system should include, said John Woolley, vice president

Smaller World (Bar Code Inspection)
September 1, 2001

The 2-D Reduced Space Symbology (RSS) bar code is beginning to crack mainstream applications. See below for a UPC update. by Susan Friedman, Editor A FRESH down-sizing initiative in the bar code arena may require converters to broaden approaches to bar code printing and inspection. New Reduced Space Symbology (RSS) bar codes, developed to address space-constrained applications, are smaller than Universal Product Codes (UPC), yet allow deeper levels of product identification. On meat packages and loose produce, RSS facilitates enhanced food safety and faster, more accurate checkouts. RSS codes on meat, for instance, can carry brand, cut, sell-by dates, or case information. On produce,