Xeikon announces an eco-friendly, cost-effective digital answer to today’s wallpaper production challenges. As a key part of Xeikon’s Wall Deco Suite and with Xeikon’s bespoke and environmentally friendly dry toner technology with extended colour gamut, the new Xeikon CX50 is introduced. The Xeikon Wall Deco Suite is an all-in-one streamlined solution including inline finishing – all developed to cost effectively produce creative wall decorations including custom illustrations and photomurals in short runs.

The Optima Group closed the 2020 financial year with record figures. The consolidated revenue stood at over €420 million. The workforce increased to over 2,650 last year – also a record figure. To allow the Optima Group to continue to grow, construction work is scheduled for 2021 at the headquarters in Schwaebisch Hall, Germany. The workforce is also expected to grow even larger.

After a three-month transition period with his predecessor Herbert Forker, Dr. Nicolas Wiedmann has assumed full responsibility as Siegwerk's new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). He joined Siegwerk on January 1, 2021 and has been intensively involved with the company since then.

The COVID-19 pandemic has tested the resilience of all parts of the packaging supply chain and introduced new challenges for manufacturers, suppliers and printing companies. As the scale of the crisis became clear, many had to re-evaluate their business structure and find new ways to support customers.

Xeikon has brought to market its brand new XCS Pro 2.0. The fully automated suite of colour management tools is based in the cloud and delivers every advantage of quality colour control – predictability, repeatability and profitability.

Duma Druck GmbH becomes first installation of the brand-new Xeikon SX30000 digital printing press in Germany, marking the offset printer’s entry into the digital arena.

Durst Group, manufacturer of future-oriented digital printing and production technologies, is restructuring its successful Label & Flexible Packaging segment. The current Segment Manager Helmuth Munter will retire at the end of 2021 after more than 40 years with the company.

Georgensgmünd, 24 March 2021 – TroFilms GmbH, based in Georgensgmünd, Germany, a medium-sized and globally operating specialist for high-quality special laminating films for the graphic arts and industrial laminating industries, has developed a comprehensive service app.

Gerhardshofen, February 04th 2021 – WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH, an international manufacturer of coatings, flexo inks and adhesives for the graphic industry, based in Gerhardshofen, Franconia, recently released two new mobile apps.

After rolling out this series of seminars on eco-friendly premium packaging in the German-speaking region in October, the event is now going into its second phase.

Starting on 16 December, four different dates and times are scheduled for brand owners, designers, printers and converters around the world.