Providing creative solutions to expanding Chinese markets
Xeikon, an innovator of digital printing technologies, has opened a state- of-the-art innovation center in Shanghai. Designed to support the expanding Chinese markets, the facility will be a dedicated and welcome place of interaction where visitors and customers will have the ability to test a variety of applications and options for new revenue streams and business growth. Xeikon continues to develop new and innovative solutions for the label and packaging markets to meet the current challenges in today’s fast moving and evolving world of consumerism. The Shanghai Center will be equipped to house the latest Xeikon equipment and technologies, and Xeikon staff will be on hand to offer expertise, guidance, and demonstrate creative solutions and applications for a significant variety of markets and sectors.

The market for personal care and hygiene products is enormous and continues to grow. Today, it represents a $188 billion industry that will grow to $230 billion (7% annual growth rate) by 2022 according to Grand View Research (July 2018). The growth in the market segment, which includes everything from baby diapers to adult and feminine hygiene products, is partly due to the growing share of over 60s in the world's population. In 2016, for example, this group accounted for 15.2% of the total US population.

Inkcups, a leading global supplier to the printing industry, has announced its latest innovation and its most sophisticated system to date - the Revolution high-performance cylinder press. The Revolution is a fully automatic machine capable of printing around 600 parts per hour in full colour and high quality. The system offers automatic loading and unloading, integrated pre-treatment of the items to be printed and patented spiral printing technology. Common applications include sports cups, beer and other drinking glasses, stainless steel and plastic drinking cups, cosmetic jars, glass and plastic bottles, beverage cans, oil filters and much more.

Responding to the fast-moving world of consumerism
Xeikon, a leading global innovator of digital printing technology, will present its latest innovations at Labelexpo Asia 2019. After a highly successful Labelexpo Europe in September of this year and an equally successful attendance at Printing United in Dallas in the US in October, Xeikon is committed to reaching out to the printers and converters in Asia Pacific and therefore attending this key event in Shanghai. Xeikon has a long history of manufacturing and implementing both toner-based and UV inkjet printing systems with open workflow software and application specific consumables. The company is set to bring its unique expertise and a creative portfolio of digital printing solutions and applications to provide the printers and converters in the Asian label and packaging communities with new ideas and guidance for business growth. Showcasing its entry-level digital label press, the Xeikon 3030, the company has taken a booth (P30) in the Flexpack Asia Arena.

AstroNova GmbH, European headquarters of AstroNova, Inc., (RI, USA) responsible for sales and service in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA), today announced together with hte US Headquarter the launch of the TrojanLabel® T5, a larger version of the Company’s popular TrojanLabel T4 professional label press and finishing system with the addition of UV flexo varnish capabilities.
The T5 all-in-one digital print and finish in-line labeling solution was demonstrated for the first time in September at Labelexpo Europe 2019 in Brussels, Belgium.

Personalization without additional costs

Create a unique high-quality personalized product, impress the customer with unparalleled 3D effects. Enable them to highlight even the smallest of details of a 3D theme or offer incredible metallic effects. We are introducing a new technology of the future – its advantages are maximum production speed and minimum cost.

The Fogra Research Institute for Media Technologies recently assessed the ultra-high-speed, single-pass EFI™ Nozomi C18000 LED inkjet corrugated printer from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. according to the ISO 20690 energy standard and determined it to be the leading single-pass corrugated production device in terms of power consumption efficiency.

The OEM adds digital offerings to its certified pre-owned program

With the introduction of second-generation digital presses, Mark Andy recognized an opportunity to further support converters through expanding their certified rebuild presses to include reconditioned Digital One and Digital Series presses.

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