Rotary offset makes inroads in package printing

June 24, 2013 2:45 pm
Rotary offset makes inroads in package printing

Offset printing and rotary technology have never seemed a perfect match for package printing – where folding cartons are dominated by sheetfed offset and flexible packaging by gravure or CI and inline flexo – but rotary offset is now grabbing a slice of the market, writes Nick Coombes.

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CI flexo challenges gravure in flexible packaging

May 2, 2013 1:37 pm
CI flexo challenges gravure in flexible packaging

Although flexible packaging in Asia is dominated by gravure technology, central impression (CI) flexo technology – enhanced through the introduction of the chambered doctor blade – can offer a host of advantages, writes Debabrata Deb.

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Self-adhesive labels continue to evolve

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Jules Lejeune, Managing Director, FINAT

Self-adhesive labelling is a dynamic and creative sector of packaging, in which FINAT’s Industry Trends sub-committee, headed by Ferdi Ruesch of Gallus, sees several key trends, writes Jules Lejeune, managing director of FINAT.

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Making self-adhesive labels sustainable

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Making self-adhesive labels sustainable

In a complex value chain, solutions and challenges abound for the labelling industry, says Jules Lejeune of the trade association FINAT.

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Kimoha: Dubai’s label pioneer

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Kimoha: Dubai’s label pioneer

With a distinctive ethos that nurtures employees as well as natural resources, Dubai-based Kimoha aims to lead the Gulf’s packaging sector towards a more sustainable approach in business and technology, reports Piers Evans.

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