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Xploring Workflow – How efficient, user-friendly, and connected is yours?

Workflow systems are often the backbone of a productive, profitable print business. Understanding your workflow, ensuring it is easy to operate and that it provides the information you need, when you need it, can be the key to success – but how well do you know your workflow? Do you know if it is fully optimized and enables you to run your production site in the most effective way? Is now the time to take stock of the solution you have in place and ensure that it is delivering the best possible results for your business?

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Kodak scoops two InterTech Technology Awards

Kodak is delighted to have received two very prestigious InterTech Technology Awards for the Uteco Sapphire EVO M digital web press powered by Kodak Stream Inkjet Technology and for Kodak Prosper QD Packaging Inks and Film Optimizer Agent (FOA).

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ANDRITZ to supply innovative logyard cranes to Metsä Fibre

International technology group ANDRITZ and Metsä Fibre, part of the Metsä Group, have signed a preliminary agreement under which ANDRITZ will supply two fully autonomous logyard cranes to the planned Metsä Fibre bioproduct mill in Kemi, Finland

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Fedrigoni strengthens its paper division

Luca Zerbini has been appointed as the new Managing Director for Fedrigoni Group’s Paper & Security division, the Italian company in the production and sale of high value-added papers for packaging and graphics, as well as self-adhesive labelling products. This appointment adds a further step to the growth of Fedrigoni’s paper division that had already received a boost at the end of 2019 through the appointment of two internationally renowned managers.

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Stora Enso invests in Forshaga to develop sustainable barrier solutions

Stora Enso is making an investment in dispersion barrier technology at its Forshaga site in Sweden, as a step in its innovation agenda. The investment of approximately EUR 10 million enables the development and production of paperboard with barrier properties that are easier to handle in a recycling process, have a lower carbon footprint and can be compostable in industrial facilities. The new equipment is expected to come into use during the second quarter of 2021.

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PCMC unlocks critical machine documentation for customers

Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC), part of Barry-Wehmiller, has launched an innovative online documentation portal, designed to elevate customer trust and ensure the safe operation, maintenance and ownership of all PCMC machines.

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ABB L&W Tearing Tester for strength measurement

ABB has launched its L&W Tearing Tester with enhancements to ease operator use and safe handling, expand on tearing resistance testing capabilities and improve digital connectivity.

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Heidelberg launches customer campaign

Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) is launching a global customer campaign this fall. Worth knowing, digital, personal – with the “Innovation Week” from October 19 to 23, 2020, the company is holding a digital event with product presentations of its current highlights, innovation talks, and one-on-one conversations via video chat.

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Platinum level for Incada

Iggesund Paperboard’s mill in Workington, England, where the leading paperboard brand Incada is made, has been awarded the Platinum level by the international assessment company EcoVadis. EcoVadis assesses companies' sustainability achievements and has performed more than 65,000 assessments in over 200 sectors in 160 countries.

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Chongolove chooses Color-Logic

Chongolove, a new company offering a free app enabling users to make and deliver custom videos, chose Color-Logic metallic embellishments to enhance their product. Chongolove buyers, after downloading the Chongolove app, scan a Chongolove sticker with their smartphone and use the app to record a video targeted at a specific friend or relative.

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OnCall.Video: Voith adds new tool for remote video support to its digital service portfolio

Voith has added a new tool for remote video support to its service portfolio, offering customers access to expert support at any time and from any location. OnCall.Video enables fast problem-solving and cuts downtimes, resulting in improved machine availability and productivity. With this tool, Voith is playing an important role in making processes even more efficient and sustainable through the use of digital solutions.

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Kodak cancels drupa participation

Kodak has made the decision to withdraw from Drupa 2021.

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