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Machine Product Brief
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Colordyne: Digital printer upgrade

To provide improved image quality and increased print speed, Colordyne Technologies’s (CDT) 2600 Series digital printer features an upgraded print engine powered by Memjet technology for its Production Class Digital Color Printing System and flexo retrofit program.
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Digital print for blister pack lidstock
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Digital print for blister pack lidstock

The Digiline Blister Nearline module from Atlantic Zeiser is a fully digital system for late-stage customization of lidding material to be applied to blister packs. Change from one print job to another in minutes.
CARTON CONVERTING. Cartons for Confectioneers Ltd. of the UK were produced on a  Euclid system.
Feature Article
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Digital keeps marching on

Digital printing is well established in narrow-web labels. But whole new digital frontiers are opening in places like direct print on PET bottles and carton creasing/cutting.
Column/Opinion
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Breakthroughs in packaging and publishing

For the past few years Features Editor Jim Butschli has worked closely with the Institute of Packaging Professionals and Gros Executive Recruiters to produce a salary survey unique in the packaging sector.
WestPack 2014: Automatic f/f/s machine
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WestPack 2014: Automatic f/f/s machine

GEA Tiromat’s mid-sized form/fill/seal machine is shown running flexible pouch material for medical device packaging, with inline ink-jet printing. Also described is the Greydon DigiMax digital printer designed to run on f/f/s equipment such as this GEA unit. Prints on paper and Tyvek®, using a 1-L container of ink for the entire web of material.
Digital ink-jet printing had been a missing component at Discount Labels.
Machine Case Study
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Digital ink-jet for variable data

Discount Labels is a trade printer selling not to end users but rather to authorized dealers and distributors.
Machine Product Brief
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Advanced Vision Technology: Automatic inspection solution incorporated into digital printing press

Solution enables control over digital packaging print quality.
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Each individually bagged product can be scanned for date of harvest and point of origin.
Machine Case Study
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Digital ink jet printing enhances food safety

Grower/packer implements advanced on-film labeling technology to track and trace fresh produce from field to store to kitchen.
On demand label printer
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On demand label printer

With the four-color on-demand label printer they introduced at Pack Expo Las Vegas, Epson lowered the operating cost, increased print quality, and ramped up speed. Improved print head and the addition of black to the mix of inks makes a big difference.
Digital TIJ ink for non-porous substrates
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Digital TIJ ink for non-porous substrates

New ink from Code Tech for digital thermal ink-jet coding is for use in HP disposable ink-jet cartridges. This is a thermal resin ink that dries by adhesion as opposed to evaporation, which makes it suitable for a variety of non-porous substrates.

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