Heidelberg receives award as founding member of the DFTA at the ProFlex 2017

  • For 25 years Heidelberg is member of the DFTA
  • About € 1 million has already been donated to flexo projects by DFTA members
  • Customers benefit from the ongoing development of flexographic printing

Today flexographic printing is an accepted printing process that meets the highest requirements regarding print quality. The members of the DFTA association have certainly made a decisive contribution here. Especially the activities to develope flexographic printing and reach the image of a simple, cost-effective printing process for e.g. folding carton packaging and labels as a high-quality printing process.

Since more than 25 years Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) is member of the DFTA association, which was founded in 1979. Since then, a contribution of almost 1 million € has been made by the members of the association to support the development, analysis of new techniques, support for education and training as well as general promotion of flexo research projects in flexographic printing.

At the ProFlex 2017 Heidelberg received an award as founding member of the DFTA Förderverein. “We are proud to have contributed to bringing flexographic printing for-ward in terms of quality and efficiency. Flexographic printing does not stop here, but develops contin... [read more]

 

Successful fourth SENOFLEX®-Workshop of WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH

This year, the fourth SENOFLEX®-Workshop of WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH, based in Gerhardshofen, Franconia, was again a great success. Almost forty participants attended the event and were able to discuss the latest trends, products and solutions in the range of the increasingly strong flexo printing.

Also, this year the company invited top-class guest lecturer in addition to their own lectures. A main theme of the event was finished and high-valued packaging. Trends from the online trading were highlighted, solutions and feasibility scenarios were demonstrated as well as possibilities for their qualitative implementation. Together with the production partner Flint, Göpfert, Metsä Board, PANFLEX and THIMM a high-valued dispatch packaging was particular produced for the workshop in double-sided flexo post print with overall five inks and two coatings as well as a high finished corrugated board poster in black and gold with gloss coating and a haptic SENOSOFT® WB matt coating. The latter was printed at Göpfert live on a Göpfert – Caseline Model CL 11/25 – P Evolution Flowbelt Technology with direct-drive technology and vacuum transport on the secon... [read more]

Slovenska Grafia orders further LITHOMAN commercial press for Bratislava

By ordering a 32 page long grain commercial press, Slovenska Grafia, which is the leading heatset printer in Slovakia, invests in the latest web offset technology. After a huge investment in two highly productive LITHOMAN presses in 2011, the new LTHOMAN now replaces an older 16-page press. This is a further step of the printing company towards high volume commercial printing and to secure their leading market position.

The highly automated 32 page printing system enables highest efficiency and offers flexible production possibilities, especially for the dynamic market sector of magazines and catalogs with small runs. For this, the new press is perfectly equipped: with a cylinder circumference of 1156 mm, a web width of 965 mm, a manroland web systems reel splicer RSC 15, 4 printing units and the fully automatic plate change APL. The manroland web systems Inline Control Systems for ink density (IDC m), color register (IRC) and cutoff register (ICC) ensure highest printing quality and lowest waste rates. As well part of the equipment: the latest generation of PECOM-X.

With the investment decision, Slovenska Grafia gives a clear statement for the future of their industrial print production in Bratislava. “We have been able to strengthen our market position steadily due to courageous inv... [read more]

Follow-up from WEILBURGER Graphics at interpack and IST UV-Days

WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH, based in Gerhardshofen, Franconia, can look back successfully on two trade fairs as exhibitor. The company exhibit together with the PrintCity at interpack in Düsseldorf in hall 11 booth B04 from May 4th until 10th and at the UV-Days of IST METZ GmbH in Nürtingen from May 15th until 18th.

 

While the company presented its full range of most significant varnishes, flexo colours and adhesives at interpack, the main focus at UV-Days was on the latest products of the SENOLITH® UV and SENOLIT® UV LED series. The varnish specialist also showed on the basis of filigree elaborated varnish effect samples which is possible today in the field of high gloss finishing with perfect interaction of design and most significant varnish systems.

 

Both exhibitions broke visitor records again and show that the p... [read more]

WEILBURGER Graphics at the international CFTA conference

WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH, based in Gerhardshofen, Franconia, successfully participated at the international CFTA conference which took place in the Zámeček hotel in Mikulov, Czech Republic from April 26th until 27th. The CFTA is the Czech daughter federation of the European FTA, the European umbrella organization of the flexo industry. The FTA Europe represent the common interest of the European flexo industry and also provides a joint platform for the European flexo associations to encourage European exchanges, cooperation and general orientation of the regional offshoots. As a longstanding member of the German DFTA, WEILBURGER Graphics was invited by the Czech CFTA to present their high-quality inks and varnishes of the SENOFLEX® product classes.

 

The main objective of the two-day conference under the motto “Colourful World in Flexoprint&r... [read more]

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