NEWS powered by

A special menu for giant pandas: Schönbrunn Zoo in Vienna renews collaboration with Andritz

The two giant pandas at the famous Schönbrunn Zoo in Vienna receive special food, which is custom-made to best meet their needs, in addition to bamboo. In collaboration with the zoo, technology group Andritz is preparing raw bamboo for their special menu. Having begun in 2019, this collaboration has now been renewed.

>>

The new SigmaLine Compact: More books per roll

The SigmaLine Compact arrives on the market: Following last year's announcement, Müller Martini's latest innovation in digital print finishing is now available. The SigmaLine Compact enables digital roll printers to produce more end products in a smaller space with fewer staff and a lower waste rate.

>>

Lanxess and Tennants: Cooperation for enhanced industrial plant hygiene

Lanxess, supplier of antimicrobial protection products, and Tennants GmbH from Bielefeld, Germany, have agreed on a strategic cooperation for integrated solutions in the field of industrial plant hygiene. In doing so, the partners will combine the specialty chemicals group’s biocide portfolio and the company’s adenosine triphosphate (ATP) technology. ATP technology can be used to quickly and reliably detect a possible contamination with microorganisms.

>>

Wipak strengthens gravure division with Bobst oneECG

Driven by its vision to become the “most sustainable company in the flexible packaging sector”, Wipak Walsrode, together with Bobst, has set out to take its gravure printing division to a new level with Bobst’s oneECG technology. The Lower Saxony company is thus continuing its long-standing partnership with Bobst.

>>

Toscotec to showcase energy efficiency innovations at MIAC 2023

At MIAC Tissue Conference on 11th October at 2.30 pm, Toscotec will present “Toscotec ramps up Water and Energy Reduction in Tissuemaking” with Elisa Bertolucci, Fiber Systems Engineering Manager and Francesco Ureni, Customer Service Manager at Toscotec. The presentation will illustrate state-of-the-art solutions to substantially reduce water consumption throughout the stock preparation, approach line, and water treatment systems. Toscotec will also present its latest innovations in the drying section of the tissue machine and reductions in emissions to the atmosphere.

>>

Agfa showcases inkjet printing advances at Printing United Expo

Agfa will showcase its latest inkjet printing solutions at Printing United Expo (Atlanta, GA, 18-20 October), including the high-speed Onset X3 HS with robotic automation debuting Agfa’s new Onset 560 white ink, and the efficiency-increasing Flex Roll-to-Roll system on the Tauro H3300 UHS.

>>

Redesigned Tactile Sensation Analyzer takes center stage at the 66th Japan TAPPI meeting in Tokyo

The German manufacturer of specialized testing and measuring instruments, emtec Electronic, is pleased to introduce its redesigned TSA Tactile Sensation Analyzer at the upcoming 66th Japan TAPPI Annual Meeting from October 4-6, 2023, in Tokyo, Japan.

>>

Koenig & Bauer and Hybrid Software with Exclusive Solution for Packaging Workflow

Press manufacturer Koenig & Bauer and Hybrid Software, an innovative software solutions provider for labels and packaging, have combined competencies to supply an exclusive product for Koenig & Bauer’s Rapida sheetfed offset presses. Acting as a gateway, PrintFusion steers Koenig & Bauer presses with Packz prepress software and the Cloudflow production workflow suite.

>>

Two new perfect binders: Antaro and Antaro Digital

With the new Antaro, which is available in two versions, Müller Martini is launching a compact perfect binder platform that is suitable for highly flexible use. In the OnDemand sector, it can produce digital single books at up to 2,000 cycles per hour - with the lowest staffing levels. In the conventional version, it delivers up to 4,000 cycles per hour.

>>

SCA’s Chairman Pär Boman declines re-election

Pär Boman declines re-election as the chairman of the board for Svenska Cellulosa Aktiebolaget (SCA). Boman remains the board’s chairman until the annual general meeting on March 22, 2024. “Today, I informed SCA’s nomination committee that I intend to leave SCA’s board in connection with next year’s annual general meeting,” Boman states.

>>

Market launch rounds off label paper portfolio

Sappi, manufacturer of speciality papers, is expanding its portfolio of wet-glue label papers with the new wet-strength, alkali-resistant Parade Label Pro WS, produced at the Gratkorn site in Austria. Exactly one year ago, Sappi announced the investment of tens of millions of euros in a state-of-the-art technical infrastructure at this site to be able to produce wet-strength, alkali-resistant label papers in the future and to establish itself as a full-range supplier of label papers in the long term.

>>

Successful celebrations for the 175th anniversary of Koenig & Bauer (AT)

2023 will be a year of anniversaries for the Koenig & Bauer Group, as the 125th anniversary of the Radebeul plant will be joined by 175 years in Austria. Much has changed since 1848, when the company was founded as Maschinenfabrik Heinrich Löser. Today the company stands for the highest quality and innovative strength in the assembly of security printing presses.

>>