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For the first time, WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH was represented as an exhibitor at the joint stand of PrintCity at the interpack from 8th to 14th May 2014, hall 11, booth B04. The participation was a great success for our company.

As the world’s leading trade fair, interpack is the most important inspiration for the packaging industry and all related process technologies. No matter if processes and machines for packaging or processing, whether packaging material and production or services for the packaging industry – at interpack, 2,700 exhibitors from more than 60 countries represented in 19 halls their latest ideas, innovative concepts and technological visions. All in all, 175,000 people visited the fair at Düsseldorf to get information about new trends, products and solutions regarding packaging.

Beside our comprehensive range of varnishes, inks and adhesives, our company presented new products which have already been established on the market such as our SENOFLEX® ink series for highest brilliance and performance in flexo printing or our newly formulated, water-based and stampable SENOSOFT® WB Matt Coating with haptic ...

PrintCity Alliance announces details of the 2nd Packaging Inspiration Forum

The programme for the 2nd Packaging Inspiration Forum (PIF2) for brand owners, designers, printers and finishers has now been finalised.

Renowned speakers will be giving Keynote Presentations illustrating the current challenges facing the industry. These and other highly topical subjects will be further expanded on and discussed in interactive Break-Out Sessions.

Generous Networking Breaks and a joint dinner will offer both the time and the opportunity to make new contacts and expand existing ones.

The visitors will be discussing key topics relating to every aspect of Value Added Packaging:
  • How do design & shape and new concepts make packagings successful at the POS? What role do materials and finishing play in this context? And how can what be realised efficiently by which methods?
  • What contribution can printed electronics make? What is already possible today? And what in the near future?
  • How can finishing be intelligently combined with customer communication, and also with brand protection? What synergistic effects for brand owners result in the process?
  • What is digital packaging printing already capable of today? And what in the near future?
  • What role do structured process ...

Highly successful first WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH Partner Meeting

WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH invited for the first time its worldwide partners to Gerhardshofen.

For the first time in the company’s long history, WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH hosted from 11. to 12. November a common Networking Meeting with its world-wide partners at the Gerhardshofen premises. The invitation was accepted by more than 55 participants, who represented more than 30 nations including: Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Chile, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Iran, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Mexico, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, South Africa, The Netherlands, Turkey and United Arab Emirates.

The basis of this meeting was to advise an even closer cooperation with all partners, to present in detail the extensive portfolio with more than 3.000 products and to highlight the trends and opportunities of the current market in order to effectively maximize the success of all partners.

After the event’s official greeting and opening by Günter Korbacher, Managing Director of WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH, the following topics were dealt with: ...

WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH - Franconian Lacquer Specialties 2013

WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH invited for the ninth time to their annual event.

It is already the ninth time that WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH invited selected guests to their annual event. The theme of this year’s event was “Innovative technologies – experts report”.

Topics and speakers in this year were:

Observations and solutions on the issue of energy and efficiency in the graphics industry
Stefan Sattig, Heinrich Baumann Grafisches Centrum GmbH & Co. KG

Low Energy UV – innovative UV technologies with highly reactive inks and varnishes
Dr. Michael Seydel, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen Vertrieb Deutschland GmbH

Digital Printing - Blessing or Trap for Print Finishing
Michael Kirmeier, InfoStar

Maximum productivity in the digital printing - Océ InfiniStream technology ...

WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH - Mens sana in sociis sano – a healthy spirit in a healthy company

WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH participates successfully in the B2Run race

WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH took part in this year’s B2Run race in Nuremberg held on the 25. July 2013. WEILBURGER Graphics registered three teams with a combined total of 18 associates. This year 16.500 runners from 580 companies took part in this running event: A new record for the organizer.

The best individual result for WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH was Marta Czerniecka with an astonishing 9th place in the general women category.

In the team classification our female associates were rewarded with the 156th place while our male associates achieved an outstanding 134th place. In the mixed category our team achieved a solid 57th place.

Günter Korbacher, Managing director of WEILBURGER Graphics, who reached a remarkable 37th place in the “Chiefs” category said: „For many years fitness and health have been very important at WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH and they are actively supported. Our associates interested in running meet regularly do train together and participate in different running events. Team spirit is our recipe for success – both while running as well as in our dail ...

Fit for export – WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH receives AEO-F Certificate

WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH is now an Authorized Economic Operator

WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH receives from the 30th August 2013 on the Authorized Economic Operator status with an AEO-F certificate (customs simplifications/ security and safety) and with it the highest level in the framework of the AEO certification.

The increasing globalization and the changing international security situation prompted the World Customs Organisation (WCO) to establish a “Safe Framework of Standards” (SAFE) as worldwide conditions for an effective risk management in the customs administration.

The security policy aspects of SAFE were implemented at European level by security amendments to the EU Customs Code and in the Customs Code Implementing Provisions. The introduction of the Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) represents a considerable element of the EU Security Strategy.

A company with AEO obtains a special status: It is deemed to be particularly reliable and trustful and can therefore make use of special privileges within the framework of customs clearance. ...

PrintCity: Excellent Results from the Production of the Real Life Samples

The sample folding cartons created in the framework of the Real Life Sample project exceed all expectations. The visitors to the first Packaging Inspiration Forum and the participating companies are highly satisfied with the results of production in Weiden.

The aim of the project is to demonstrate the interplay of design, form and finishing on the basis of a realistic example, produced by means of highly flexible and economical inline production involving various printing and finishing technologies.

The samples were produced on a Gallus ICS 670 in Weiden.

Efficient inline production

The modular machine used for this purpose was equipped with 7 EVA (Easy Value Add) platforms including 5 flexo modules, a cold-foil module and a hot-foil stamping module, inline cutter, inline die-cutting and embossing station, inline waste stripping station, and delivery unit. Intended for use as food-safe secondary packagings for chocolate, two different designs with a high degree of finishing were each produced in two different finishing versions, as mixed forms on two different substrates. In each case, a holographic cold-foil, two different hot-foils, two pigment coatings, UV gloss and haptic soft dispersion coatings were applied in a single pass, with various blind embossing, die-cutting and creasing ...

Company Folders, Inc. Announces Launch of First-of-Kind Folder Design Gallery

Easy-to-use platform bridges gap between designers and clients

Keego Harbor, MI – Company Folders, Inc. has announced the launch of a new folder design gallery on its website at http://www.companyfolders.com/design.

This collection of printed presentation folder designs is aimed to provide graphic designers and folder purchasers with fresh ideas and inspiration, as well as encourage collaboration between them.

“Customers who lack graphic design experience often have trouble creating folder artwork that truly represents their brand,” said Company Folders, Inc. CEO Vladimir Gendelman. “Likewise, after years working with professional graphic artists, we know plenty struggle with gaining new exposure and new clients. Our new folder design gallery is geared toward solving both of these issues with a single easy-to-use platform.”

Currently, the online showcase contains over 240 unique designs created by a wide range of graphic artists and organized by various categories. Users can sort by industry (such as real estate, finance and insurance or manufacturing), by design style (including bold, retro, classic and more), or by imprint method. This makes it easy for small business owners ...

PolyIC Presents Innovative Applications for Thin, Integrated Control Elements at LOPE-C 2013

PolyIC presents a touch demonstrator for automotive control elements at LOPE-C. PolyIC furthermore presents new application samples of the transparent conductive PolyTC® films and demonstrates how printed electronics can be integrated into packaging.

LOPE-C is the most important international conference and exhibition for the organic and printed electronics sector. The exhibition takes place in the International Congress Center (ICM) in Munich from 12 – 13 June 2013. The conference starts one day earlier on 11 June 2013. For more information, go to: www.lope-c.com.

PolyIC highlights the great importance LOPE-C has for the company and the entire industry in its role as gold sponsor again this year. PolyIC presents innovations and applications for various products, especially from the automotive and white goods sector.

The "Centerstack Air" demonstrator is a novelty. This demonstrator shows the use of PolyTC® touch sensor film for control elements in the centerstack in automotive applications. As the name "Centerstack Air" already suggests, the demonstrator contains two ventilation elements which are controlled by the demonstrator's touch wheel. The predecessor of this demonstrator was already introduced with great success at the Fakuma Exhibition in October 2012. It was produced in cooperation with PolyIC's parent company, Leonhard Kurz Stiftung & Co. KG, and with other par ...

PrintCity: Successful Packaging Inspiration Forum of the PrintCity Alliance

The visitors to the two-day Packaging Inspiration Forum were highly satisfied with the way the event went. The exchange of experience and information on the industry's "hot topics" between brand owners, creative workers, folding-carton manufacturers and suppliers will be continued in further events.

At the Forum in Düsseldorf on 24 and 25 April, some 90 experts from the packaging industry discussed current topics and let themselves be inspired by keynote presentations. The focus was mainly on the subjects of finishing, brand protection, packaging management and digital printing for the packaging industry.

"For me, as a packaging designer, the event was so interesting because it gave me exhaustive information in a short time on technical innovations in printing processes and special finishing techniques," sums up Kirsten Herb-Gorissen from the Gorissen design agency. "There was a great variety of speakers, and the open-minded exchange between the experts gave me a good overview of the opportunities and difficulties of individual process phases. I particularly liked the presentation by Ms. von Buch, because it made it clear to me that producers, traders and we, as designers, have a responsibility towards the consumer - and that we have to do justice to this responsibility. That should be reflected in our work."

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