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Desco's Rotary Closure Printer
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Apex Machine Company acquires Desco

Apex takes over assets of Ohio-based printing machine manufacturer Desco Equipment Corporation.
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DscoopX unveils Packaging Renaissance event

DscoopX, the largest annual conference for users of digital printing in North America, will host the first ever DscoopX Packaging Renaissance.
The Gallus DCS 340 digital label printing press from AVT.
Machine Product Brief

AVT: Digital press control solution

Featuring continuous quality monitoring to maintain digital printing quality, real-time feedback, and ongoing detection of missing, deviating, or weak printing nozzles, the Gallus DCS 340 digital label printing press from AVT (in partnership with Heidelberg and Gallus) combines the latest digital inkjet printing technology with the benefits of conventional printing and finishing technology by incorporating fully-integrated press control and quality assurance solution for digital inkjet presses.
HP Indigo WS6800 Digital Press
Machine Product Brief

Hewlett-Packard: Digital printing press for high-volume labels

Able to produce labels up to 131 linear ft/min in color, Hewlett-Packard's HP Indigo WS6800 Digital Press is a narrow-web printing solution for high-volume labels and packaging production that is said to deliver the industry’s highest crossover point in narrow-web production vs. analog for the vast majority of pressure-sensitive label jobs.
Digital inkjet press provides variable printing, die cutting
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Digital inkjet press provides variable printing, die cutting

Colordyne Technologies' new 3600 Series high-speed digital inkjet printing system offers high-resolution, four-color variable-data printing with in-line laser finishing capabilities.
Digital printing for flexibles enables strategic runs
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Digital printing for flexibles enables strategic runs

The HP Indigo 20000 digital press brings disruptive technology to the flexible package printing space, allowing converters to offer brand owners œstrategic runs, with shorter run lengths, customization, flexibility to change packaging design, and other options at speeds to 138 ft./min. in Enhanced Productivity Mode.

A converted converter

Of all the topics of conversation that percolated at the recent Graph Expo in Chicago, one that surfaced frequently was the one about how commercial printers are eyeing the packaging materials market now that their traditional markets—magazines, catalogues, direct sales materials—have been hit so hard by the digital revolution.
Proud owners at McCourt Label pose beside their new digital label press.
Machine Case Study

Digital label printing opens new business opportunities

McCourt Label of Lewis Run, PA, one of the oldest label printers in the U.S, recently introduced digital technology to their flexo-based label printing business by adding a digital label press.
Machine Product Brief

Enercon: Corona treater improves ink adhesion

Designed to improve ink adhesion on high-speed flexographic presses and digital printing applications, Enercon’s CoronaFlex corona treater meets the diverse needs of narrow web printers by offering flexible integration options, the ability to improve wettability on a wide range of substrates, and an intuitive touch screen that guides operators to improved treating performance.
Feature Article

Emerging print-related digital technologies could be game changers

In this exclusive survey conducted jointly by Packaging World and Cal Poly GrCI, there’s much to be learned about impending changes in the packaging supply chain.


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