To meet industry needs for sustainable printing methods and environmentally friendly packaging production, Xeikon America has debuted TITON technology, a new toner formulation offering all the benefits of UV inks without the disadvantages.
The Indian Paper Industry is the 15th largest paper industry in the world and the fastest-growing market. It provides employment to 6 million people directly & indirectly, INR 50,000 million of foreign exchange. The per capita paper consumption in India at a little over 13 kg, is way behind the global average of 57 kg. India’s demand for paper is expected to rise 53% in the next five years.
“We were looking for a solution for printing variable data for personalisation of labels at high speeds with high quality. After thorough research, we found that the Jetsci inkjet imprinting system was a good match. It is productive and delivers great quality of printing,” says Devlin/Wade Brodowicz, directors, Blueprint Labelling.
Blueprint was established in 2012 by Devlin and Wade Brodowicz, initially trading as Label Mart, before specialising in variable data printing. It still forms an integral part of the business, among other specialised and full-colour printing.
The new system features Markem-Imaje's proprietary Touch Dry inks that instantly dry on contact, enabling increased readability of GS1-128 barcodes for more reliable traceability. In addition, unlike liquid inks, Touch Dry inks will not spread along corrugated fibers and lose resolution. These inks, which are available in a variety of colors, are VOC-free, safe to handle, and support sustainability.
Xaar, the leading inkjet printing technology group, has conditionally agreed terms with its joint partner Stratasys Solutions Limited to sell its remaining interest in Xaar 3D Ltd. Xaar 3D Ltd has continued to make progress this year, although delays to the development of products due to the COVID-19 pandemic meant that the business would potentially require more investment than originally planned.
Direct web printers are used as a means of efficient and reliable printing of films within the packaging machine. In addition to the proven DP 2x0 series, MULTIVAC has now developed two cost-effective entry-level models, the DP 110 and DP 130 direct web printers, where no sacrifices have to be made in terms of optimum hygiene and maximum safety standards. Both models can be installed on all thermoforming packaging machines from the R 0xx to R 5xx series.
Toppan Printing, a global leader in communication, security, packaging, décor materials, and electronics solutions has developed NFC1 labels combining high-quality metallic design with maintenance of the communication performance required of NFC tags.
Even in a year of crisis, the company managed to continue the path it had forged and, despite a 20% drop in turnover due to Covid-19, still managed to achieve a positive result. Even before the Covid crisis, E+L had already introduced professional home and smart-working tools and thus could shift seamlessly into the first lockdown in the March of 2020 without any noticeable loss in productivity.
K1 Packaging Group, a leading provider of custom packaging solutions for consumer products, is proud to announce expanded production services with the recent installation of a Landa S10 Nanographic Printing® Press. The Landa S10 breaks color, speed, and substrate barriers using the Nanographic Printing® process, Landa's exclusive application of nanotechnology for digital printing. K1's Landa S10 is the first Landa digital press to be installed on the west coast of the U.S.