PACKAGING PRODUCTION


The dizzying rounds of press conferences starting the day before drupa and going on for the first few days have begun. The press centre is full of the

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In the last few years there has been a clear trend of commercial printers diversifying into the world of packaging printing. Many have taken the plung

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Koenig & Bauer (KBA) has finalized a Letter of Intent with Officine Meccaniche G. Cerutti  (OMGC) in Casale Monferrato, near Alessandria, Ita

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In order to meet the increasingly demanding standards in the flexible packaging industry for barrier applications and products with longer shelf-life,

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Last year the Indian flexible industry invested in eight printing lines from Bobst’s range of gravure solutions, including 4003, 5002 and 888 mo

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Electronics Devices was established in 1974 to produce high frequency dielectric and induction heating equipments. The company’s induction seali

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There has been a great deal of capacity building in the South Asian packaging industry since the last drupa. The last four years have seen an influx o

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Over the last few years, Andheri East-based label printer Coats & Pack has regularly adopted and enhanced technology in its continuous endeavour t

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Cherat Packaging Pakistan and BSW Machinery, the Vienna-based subsidiary of Windmöller & Hölscher (W&H), are partners since 2010 whe

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Bloomflex, a flexible packaging company based in Hyderabad, has opted for CI flexo press from the Czech Republic-based Soma Engineering. The 8-color S

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In November 2015, we had written how the first phase of the KPPC project was already yielding its first dividend. At that time, as a part of its Phase

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One of the most, or some would say the most, important ingredient for the success of any economy or any industry or any company is to have ample skill

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Automation was again a big technology at interpack and this time it went beyond conveyors and robots picking up and placing objects or packs or surrog

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The journey to Mumbai went smoothly. Now, the multi-function press 1-TBR Compact from HC Moog is about to reach the best stage of its journey from Rue

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Already available to India’s fresh produce industry and marketed globally Uflex’s patented Freshflex technology is now being incorporated

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UK-based producer of high-tech film products Innovia Group  is  seling  its  Cellophane business unit to Futamura Chemicals Co., m

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Godfrey Phillips India (GPI), has set up its own Innovative Packaging Centre (Ipac) near Delhi for the in-house development of packaging for its cigar

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Uflex has recently developed Cast Polypropylene (CPP) Film with Robust Seal Performance. This film finds widespread use in addressing different types

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IGT Testing Systems presents during drupa 2016 the latest developments in printability testing. The Amsterdam series of testers is a range of flexible

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The advanced printing technologies and chemistry being demonstrated at drupa 2016 by the Sakata Inx Group - including Inx International and Inx Digita

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At drupa, Techkon is presenting its new measurement device Spectrodens. The new SpectroDens measurement device is smaller than its predecessor and fea

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manroland web systems, the world market leader in web offset printing will present the best solution for every printing room – new presses, tail

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Kohli Industries’ along with its marketing partner Multigraph Machinery organized a four-day Open House at the former’s Ambernath plant fr

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Scodix has launched the E106 enhancement press for the folding carton market. Scodix E106 will be brought by Monotech Systems in India who is the offi

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technotrans has been a partner for printing companies and machine manufacturers for more than 30 years. Consequently, the motto for this year’s

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Düsseldorf will be home to Flint Group experts and business leaders from 31 May to 10 June at drupa 2016. Building on drupa’s vision, &lsqu

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Hybrid Software has installed the 400th seat of Packz, its professional PDF editor for packaging and label workflows. The milestone order for Hybrid,

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At drupa 2016, Hyderabad-based Techno Graphic Services India will mark its presence with a complete overhaul of its brand image from being a used equi

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Global Vision, one of the leaders in the development of innovative proofreading technologies, will  give a demo of the integration of its Quality

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Crown Aerosols & Speciality Packaging Europe, a business unit of Crown Holdings and Nestlé Professional have come together to create a new

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The Ghent Workgroup (GWG) has released the GWG2015 PDF Specification for print and packaging production. The new GWG2015 PDF Specification describes f

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Faridabad-based PR Packagings installed a brand new 7-color Heidelberg CD 102 plus coater with both interdeck and end of press UV curing, in January 2

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Last time when we interacted with Bajaj Processing Industries a couple of years ago, they had recently exited the textile processing business and move

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Established in 1996, Rukson Packaging is a commercial cum packaging converter based in Navi Mumbai. Speaking to Packaging South Asia, Kishin Panjabi,

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Esko, a global supplier of integrated solutions for packaging and the developer of Cape Pack Palletization Software, is featuring several Green Ox Pal

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According to WWF Germany, 1.3 billion tonnes of food are lost each year – a share of 30 to 40%. The food that remains unused and is therefore th

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The GRAVO-PROOF MULTI, which has a maximum of 8 printing cylinders set on the turret, is able to print on the same films and inks used during gravure

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Convertech Equipment will participate at Hall 12 Stand d83 at the drupa 2016 exhibition. Manufactured under an ISO 9001:2008 certified quality system

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Founded in 2003, Gujarat-based Hetal Gravotech is a prepress solution provider and manufactures equipment that is used for the electroplating of rotog

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Image Gravures based in Gandhinagar, Gujarat, is a manufacturer and supplier of engraved rotogravure cylinders, rotogravure base shell, cylinder rotog

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Windmöller & Hölscher (W&H) manufactured the 1000th print unit for the Heliostar S gravure press in February at company headquarters

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At Global5’s Experience Center in Mumbai, Esko together with Global5 will showcase during 11 to 22 April Esko’s ArtiosCAD, i‐cut Sui

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Afflatus Gravures is the largest gravure cylinder maker in India, a country in which gravure overwhelmingly dominates flexible packaging. The company

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Kohli Industries’ along with its marketing partner Multigraph Machinery organized a four-day Open House at the former’s Ambernath plant fr

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Volpak offers a complete line for the packaging of confectionery products, from pouch to case, ready to display. Pouches with a convenient and functio

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Flexible packaging major Uflex proudly associates itself with the government’s ‘Make in India’ ethos given its strong manufacturing

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For many years, the drupa stage was dominated by Heidelberg. Then the world changed and the company lost its place at the centre of the print universe

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At a pre-drupa conference held on 17 March at its headquarters in Lier, Belgium, Xeikon unveiled its first liquid toner Trillium One 4-color press. De

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India’s largest global flexible packaging company Uflex will show its best in class technology and equipment for print and cross media solutions

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X-Rite Incorporated, one of the global leaders in color science and technology, and its subsidiary Pantone, has introduced the PantoneLIVE Private Clo

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Bobst, a family company based in the Swiss Canton of Vaud, is launching a year of events to celebrate its anniversary. Dating back four generations, t

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Food safety or the lack of it has been deservedly getting a lot of press in India lately, primarily because of the controversy that erupted last year

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Toyo Ink SC Holdings, the parent holding entity of the Toyo Ink Group of companies, and its wholly owned subsidiary, LioChem, have expanded their prod

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Tresu Americas has recently announced the first order for an iCoat coater to work in-line with an HP Indigo 10000 digital sheetfed press. Sold togethe

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Mumbai-based Kunal Enterprise is a leading distributor of a variety of hardware and software solutions for the graphic arts industry. The company is t

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With Pragati Pack in Hyderabad, you not only have reliability but also excitement. India’s leading quality printer (and some would say one of th

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During the last almost one year, since the first Open House in May-June 2015, Mumbai-based SP Ultraflex has achieved tremendous success with its lates

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It is only 92 days to the leading international trade fair for print and cross-media solutions –  drupa 2016 which started its pre-drupa me

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Packaging for Professionals (P4P) based in Fleurus, just outside of Brussels – was established in 2015. The Fujifilm Jet Press 720S was the firs

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The eleventh edition of the Hong Kong International Printing & Packaging Fair, organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and CI

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