Second Esko CDI Spark At Veepee Graphic Solutions

Veepee Graphic Solutions, the Bengaluru-based flexography pre-press trade shop has installed an Esko CDI Spark 4260 digital flexo plate imaging system. This is the second Esko system for pre-press flexo work at Veepee. “CDI Spark 4260 addresses the highest quality flexo applications, primarily in the flexible packaging, folding carton markets and corrugation. The flexo plate…

Heidelberg Announces New Press Installations In India

The series of recent installations of SM 74 and CD 102 by Heidelberg India points towards a robust growth in Indian commercial and packaging industry. Overall glance of Speedmaster SM 74 has production speed up to 15,000 sheets per hour for short throughput times with two- or four-color press with or without washup devices and…

Unique Installs Omet XFlex X4 Press

Unique Photo Offset Services (UPOS), the Mumbai-based pre-press house which long ago ventured into the packaging market has installed a brand-new Omet XFlex X4 narrow web flexo press to cater to the label printing business. The first one being a 8 Color Flexy S fully loaded press. Omet press is the second installation at UPOS….

Michelman Comes To Mumbai – Establishes Its Presence In India

Michelman, a developer of water-based packaging coatings, has established its presence in the Indian market with the opening of an office in Mumbai. Led by Manoj Deorukhkar, India Country Manager, the company will serve existing Michelman customers and develop new opportunities in the region. “We have seen significant growth in this key market, especially in flexible…

PackPlus Swings Into High Gear…

Preparing the ground for latest innovations and developments from the industry, PackPlus, the total Packaging, Processing & Supply Chain Event, is all set for its annual Northern venture from 7-10 December 2012. India Expo Centre, Greater Noida, New Delhi (NCR), which has come up as a highly modernized international exhibition centre, will be the new venue of…

PackPlus South 2012 Sets A Complete Business Environment With Focused Visitors

PackPlus South 2012 concluded on 9 July 2012 reporting a footfall of 7075 visitors arriving from all parts of the country. The number of visitors was understandably less than the last edition which accounted for 12454 visitors. The quality was better- ensured by an entry fee that made the spouses sit out and the non serious…

DS Group to buy slitter/rewinders from Atlas

India-based Dharampal Satyapal Group (DS Group) is set to buy two Titan ER610 compact slitter/rewinders from Atlas Converting Equipment for its flexible-packaging operations located in Guwahati, in the state of Assam. In September 2012, DS Group will install the two new slitters in the Assam facility which has a production capacity of 3,600mt/yr. The new…

Pharma & Food Packaging Conclave – A Report

First PackPlus Conclave In Hyderabad Highlights Global Regulatory Challenges Ahead For Packaging. The event highlighting global regulatory challenges ahead for packaging, was held concurrently with the first day of PackPlus South on 6 July 2012 at Novotel Convention Centre, Hyderabad. Over 80% of global demand for API’s (Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients) is expected to be supplied from…

The Making Of The Show!

As we move closer to the opening of PackPlus South on 6 July 2012, we have our work cut out for us. The massive success of the last edition of PackPlus South with a footfall of 12,454 visitors is a challenge to emulate, let alone better. Strong growth in sectors like fast moving consumer goods, pharmaceuticals, liquor,…

Bell Printers Expands Its Packaging-Printing Business

This machine is a part of a raft of Heidelberg equipment the company has invested in to expand its packaging printing business. It also includes Heidelberg Speedmaster CD 102 four-colour press and a Polar 115XC cutting machine. “This is Heidelberg\’s first Varimatrix 105CS die-cutter installed in India. The machine is equipped with inline stripping and…