WhatPackaging? News

In a monthly round-up of packaging news, we look at rising kraft paper prices, new product launches by Xeikon and Flint, LMAI Conference, Indiapack Pacprocess and Edale digital press installation

31 Mar 2017 | By WhatPackaging? Team

Corrugators in distress as kraft paper prices soar by 29%

The corrugated box industry is in distress as kraft paper has seen a steep increase in prices and supply disruptions in the last couple of months. This has resulted in huge losses for the industry and many units are on the verge of shutting down, said an industry official.

Read more at: http://www.printweek.in/news/corrugators-distress-kraft-paper-prices-soar-24120#sthash.maz3yG9b.dpuf

Flint Group show new thermal plate processing system

Flint Group’s Flexographic Products has introduced a new thermal “like you have never seen before” plate processing system for flexographic printing – Nyloflex Xpress. The plate presently available in North America was introduced for the Europe, Middle East and African markets.


Read more at: http://www.printweek.in/news/flint-thermal-plate-processing-24144#sthash.nk3nuaim.dpuf

New Panther UV inkjet technology and inkjet press PX 3000 bolsters Xeikon’s digital portfolio

Xeikon has unveiled a new UV inkjet platform, which it called the Panther technology, and which will complement its dry toner digital label press portfolio.

Read more at: http://www.printweek.in/news/panther-uv-inkjet-technology-inkjet-press-px-3000-bolsters-xeikon-digital-portfolio-24143#sthash.7FFSR3lJ.dpuf

Hyderabad’s PCRI celebrates packaging on 24 March

Hyderabad-based Packaging Clinic and Research Institute celebrated World Packaging Day on 24 March at its campus.

Read more at: http://www.printweek.in/news/hyderabad-pcri-celebrates-packaging-march-24124#sthash.nepNcm3d.dpuf

Ahmedabad label printers in full attendance at LMAI meet

In order to create awareness about the fourth biennial conference of the Label Manufacturers Association of India (LMAI), titled Innovation Simplified, to be held at Jaypee Palace Hotel and Convention Centre, Agra, from 20 to 23 July 2017, the association hosted a meet in Ahmedabad on 18 March 2017.

Read more at: http://www.printweek.in/news/ahmedabad-label-printers-attendance-lmai-meet-24123#sthash.2nwnC7pI.dpuf

Indiapack Pacprocess to raise the bar for packaging shows

If you haven’t booked your tickets for Interpack 2017 to be held at Dusseldorf, Germany from 4 to 10 May, and if you plan to attend just one packaging show this year, might we suggest Indiapack Pacprocess? The show, to be held at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi from 26 to 28 October 2017 may be new, but it comes with exceptional pedigree — the combined experience of a 50-year-old knowledge body, Indian Institute of Packaging (IIP), and one of the world’s biggest organisers of printing-packaging exhibitions, Messe Dusseldorf.

Read more at: http://www.printweek.in/news/indiapack-pacprocess-raise-bar-packaging-24122#sthash.0dIZrigJ.dpuf

Bengaluru’s Itek Packz opts for Edale FL5 single-pass carton line

Itek Packz has invested in Edale FL5 carton, an automatic single-pass flexographic press to print folding cartons. As this issue goes to press, the machine is under installation at Itek’s 20,000 sq/ft facility in Bengaluru. It is expected to be pressed into commercial production in the first week of April 2017.

Read more at: http://www.printweek.in/news/bengaluru-itek-packz-opts-edale-fl5-single-pass-carton-line-23989#sthash.rREfkUQx.dpuf


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