Stand-out solutions

Stand-out solutions

Packaging printers in the Middle East should differentiate themselves by embracing new solutions, rather than copying their rivals’ investments, argues Prannoy Vincent Alva It is said that there are three professions that the world can’t do without: doctors, as humanity will always need medical care; chefs, as people will always […]

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PDF FOR PACKAGING

PDF FOR PACKAGING

David Zwang reports on developments in PDF workflows and how they will drive the growth of digital packaging products USA In 1993 Adobe released version 1.0 of PDF as an ‘electronic paper’ solution. However, it didn’t support colour until 1996 with the release of PDF 1.2. This coincided with the […]

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BOBST and Radex announce launch of digital printing competence center

BOBST and Radex announce launch of digital printing competence center

Leading packaging and label equipment manufacturers, BOBST and Radex – a DOD inkjet digital printing startup company owned by multiple stakeholders today announced the launch of Mouvent, a joint venture that will become the digital printing competence center and solutions provider of BOBST. Mouvent, which is comprised of 80 employees […]

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Deluxe Packages invests in a fully equipped KBA Rapida 106

Deluxe Packages invests in a fully equipped KBA Rapida 106

Deluxe Packages, Pakistan has bought a seven-colour Rapida 106 in a double-coater configuration making it the longest sheetfed offset press installed in the 60‑year history of the company, which supplies packaging for the pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and confectionery branches, as well as POS displays. The press will enter production in autumn. […]

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MPS to launch groundbreaking connectivity technology

MPS to launch groundbreaking connectivity technology

MPS Systems B.V., the Dutch-based printing press manufacturer, is set to launch an innovation aimed at promoting interaction between MPS printing presses and Management Information Systems (MIS). Labelled ‘talk to me’ – the new MPS connectivity technology allows for real-time data exchange and control at any given moment. The ‘talk […]

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Saima Packaging, Pakistan installs a BOBST RS 4003MP gravure press

Saima Packaging, Pakistan installs a BOBST RS 4003MP gravure press

Saima Packaging, a privately owned converter from Pakistan has recently installed a BOBST RS 4003MP at its flexible packaging production facility in Karachi, Pakistan. The eight color BOBST RS 4003MP features technical solutions for automation and reduced waste that enable it to be operated profitably with any mix of print […]

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