To mark the next milestone in the commercial roll-out of its Landa S10 Nanographic Printing® Press, Landa Digital Printing is hosting over 100 of the world’s leading print and packaging houses at its facilities in Rehovot, Israel.

Global flexible packaging provider Elif has invested in Esko’s Equinox color management solution to enhance end-to-end optimization and achieve consistent, high quality colors for brilliant printing results. With more than 45 years of experience in flexographic printing and one of the early adopters of hybrid printing technology, Elif has developed a highly-regarded reputation with its leadership in developing and adopting new materials and technologies.

Sun Chemical has launched the fifth edition of Designing Packaging with Certainty, its best practice guide to printing food and sensitive goods packaging with conventional offset and UV/EB curing inks and coatings.

Rafael Hinojosa S.A., a technological leader in integrated packaging product development and converting, has reported that it is in successful production using the world's first EFI™ Nozomi C18000 single-pass ultra-high-speed corrugated packaging press from EFI. The press, installed at Hinojosa's Xátiva, Spain, headquarters, offers powerful production features that have improved Hinojosa's short-run production capabilities.

The UK’s most exclusive packaging event, Packaging Innovations and Luxury Packaging London, returns to London Olympia next week (13 & 14 September), with over 180 exhibitors, spanning the entire packaging supply chain, 60% of whom are using the show to launch new technologies, solutions or services.

Mimaki’s exclusive UK and Irish distributor, Hybrid Services returns to The Print Show once again with a raft of innovations as it supports a substantial quota of its resellers who are also exhibiting at the event.

Fujifilm today announces that it will use its stand (9A34) at Labelexpo Europe 2017 (25th - 28th September, Brussels) to showcase Illumina, an LED UV retrofit curing system, to the European market. This innovative new system allows traditional UV and water-based flexo presses to be converted to LED UV curing, boosting productivity and environmental performance while reducing costs and waste.

The challenge to those in the label production supply chain is to determine, in real time, how to produce more SKUs under a faster life cycle with all the regulatory compliance requirements and conventional and digital printing processes. DALIM SOFTWARE will show how its solutions can easily empower label and packaging production—along with all marketing efforts—on booth 9A64 during Labelexpo Europe 2017, 25-28 September, in Brussels. Within DALIM SOFTWARE technology, it is easy to manage packaging and marketing in one single HTML5 web and mobile platform and maximize ROI.

Vivid Laminating Technologies return to London’s Packaging Innovations & Luxury Packaging shows with its award-winning Matrix Systems and a place in the events Innovation Gallery for its partnership with Color-Logic.

Packaging Innovations London 2017 has partnered with the Pentawards to provide its visitors with a dedicated design-focused conference.

Mimaki , a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers and cutting systems, will be attending two important industry events during October 2017. As a partner sponsor at Luxepack Monaco (2-4 October), Mimaki will be showing the ability to print directly on luxury items such as perfume bottles, as well as solutions for producing other types of luxury packaging in Hall Diaghilev, Stand DD2bis. At Print in Progress in Paris (11-12 October), the company (stand E18) will participate in two hubs: Industrial Printer and Textile Transformer.

How should packaging look to attract shoppers? The answer comes care of viscom in Düsseldorf from 18 to 20 October 2017. With the new Packaging Area and the “Focus Day POS, Display and Packaging” on the second day of the trade fair, Europe’s trade fair for visual communication offers a packed programme for packaging experts. The stated aim is to connect creative minds with the packaging industry – in line with the viscom motto “We connect”.

Komori Europe Corporation and Highcon Systems Ltd. have entered into a strategic selling agreement, further strengthening the existing Highcon relationship with Komori in Japan and America. Komori Europe is in the process of installing a Highcon Euclid III digital cutting and creasing machine at the Komori Graphic Center-Europe in Utrecht and will sell and support the entire Highcon® product line in France, Italy, UK and the Netherlands.

This year marks the 30th anniversary of the partnership between Sun Chemical and UK packaging manufacturer, Skymark.

BOBST – one of the world’s leading suppliers of equipment and services to packaging and label manufacturers, and Radex – a startup company owned by multiple stakeholders with a long track record in the field of DOD inkjet digital printing, today announced the launch of Mouvent, a joint venture that will become the digital printing competence center and solutions provider of BOBST. Mouvent, which is comprised of 80 employees in Switzerland, will focus on inventing and delivering the future of digital printing.

Tonejet’s Worldwide Sales manager, Marvin Foreman has been busy supporting the growth of a company on the verge of disrupting the craft beverage market.

Family owned and run Beatus Cartons is a design and manufacture company that produces creative and versatile cartons for a range of products; from counter displays and confectionery boxes to shelf-ready packaging. Specialising in folding cartons, including customer samples and small promotion items, the Wales based business is one of the only companies in the UK to provide this type of packaging on solid board, litho laminated and plastics – all at one facility, by the same team of professionals.

Esko has given 3D packaging design software Studio 16 a new series of tools with the launch of Esko Studio 16, part of the Esko Software Platform 16. Studio is a unique set of tools for 3D packaging design made for all packaging artwork professionals.

The day when you can pop into your local supermarket armed with your near field communications (NFC) enabled smart phone to make purchases based on your own personal data is coming one step closer to reality. The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) is leading a specialist consortium creating a world class UK manufacturing supply chain that will enable the widespread adoption of packaging incorporating NFC based technology.

CMYUK has installed a Zünd S3 digital cutting table and an EFI VUTEk GS 2000 LX Pro printer at the Northampton factory of Nene Packaging, enabling it to produce packaging and display samples for customers of all sizes.

According to Landa Group chairman Benny Landa, the company’s Nanographic Printing presses will start shipping in early 2017. However, not before you put your hand deep in your pocket to pre-order following all the hype at Drupa – again.

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