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Award-winning paperboard carton is creased and cut by a digital system.
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World’s first Euclid II installed

Italian carton converter Pringraf is in the process of installing in Campochiaro, Italy, the world's first Euclid II, a digital creasing and laser cutting machine.
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Design, tooling and molds spark plastic packaging
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Design, tooling and molds spark plastic packaging

Full service plastic product solutions company R&D Leverage offers design to tooling to manufacturing, including full mold manufacturing for injection molds, PET and IBM tooling.
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.
New mold for heat-set PET
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New mold for heat-set PET

At the Krones booth the Generation 3 Contiform stretch blow mold was on display. Its key value proposition is low maintenance and zero lubrication.
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.
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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.
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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.
NIR 6000 Series
Machine Product Brief
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Sensortech: Moisture analyzers

The NIR 6000 Series analyzers provides converting specialists with an effective process management and control tool.
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Garant: Flat, satchel bag making machine

The Matador NG flat and satchel bag making machine from Garant Maschinenhandel (part of The Windmöller & Hölscher Group) produces bread bags, gift bags, die cut handle shopping bags, and snack bags in a wide range of sizes: widths from 2.36-in to 14.96-in, cutoff lengths from 6.3-in to 30-in, and maximum gussets of 5.5-in.
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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.

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