Machines

  • Cutting systems

    Guidolin Girotto Srl produces cutting systems for a variety of flexible materials such as adhesive and double sided tapes, open-cell and closed cell foams, laminated materials, felts, rubbers, abrasives, filters, elastic materials, non-woven fabrics, fine metalware, etc.
    The Vigevano (PV) based company presented its GD FFC facility, designed for laminating two different materials; equipped with…
  • Barriered and soft touch

    Ritrama SpA proposes Green Grade, a new family of materials made from recycled fibers, including different facings and liners, plus a line of barriered papers for labeling wine bottles, with excellent resistance to temperature and humidity variations. The company has also developed a special "Soft Touch" rolling technique, which gives a velvety effect to self-adhesive products for personal care.
  • Flatbed screenprinting

    Smag Graphique (represented in Italy by GIS Sas, Milan) presented its new high-speed semi-rotary flatbed screen printing station, that operates at speeds of up to 30 m/min.
  • Specialized proposals

    Henkel offers a wide range of pressure-sensitive adhesives, lacquers and UV coatings, which includes specific solutions for no label look labeling for squeezable products and low temperature applications.
  • Fast and sustainable flexo plates

    Fujifilm introduces the new DLE (Direct Laser Engraving) CTP flexo system for B2 formats that, compared to conventional LAM (Laser Ablation Mask) systems, enables an especially fast and sustainable production of flexographic plates. The new system in fact eliminates the many development stages (UV exposure, thermal or solvent development, curing) included in current LAM technologies, ensuring a…
  • Choosing the curing

    Gew, manufacturer of UV curing systems, has presented VCP, a new model of UV lamp with IR (infra-red) system specifically for use with water-based inks. Via touchscreen panel it  automatically recognizes if a particular job requires UV or IR treatment.
  • From the file to the finished roll

    EFI has developed Jetrion 4900, a new UV inkjet label printing machine, which goes straight from the print file to the finished roll without interruption. Hence an efficient end-to-end solution that handles printing and finishing in single pass.
  • Digital personalisation and printing

    Two Domino’s (in Italy Nimax) proposals at Labelexpo: one offering fast and efficient digital label personalisation and one for short to medium run printing:
  • Dedicated to LIP paper manufacturers

    VisionLab Srl (Asolo, TV), manufacturer of the established VisionLab 100, and VisionLab 16 VisionLab Mark control systems, has developed a series of original instruments for LIP (lower ignition propensity) cigarette paper manufacturers.
  • “Combined” offset-flexo

    MPS has launched three new printing presses: the EC (for labels and film), the EF (the multi substrate press) and EXL (in a Sleeve Offset or wide web Flexo version).
  • Secondary packaging? In house

    System Packaging presents Freebox™, the new process devised by the packaging division of System SpA to create customised packs in real time, for all types of product, starting from flat neutral board and without any waste of raw material.