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Heidelberg Digital Unit singled out by Capital

For the second time in succession, the Heidelberg Digital Unit (HDU) at Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) is being honored with the Capital Award in the “core-business-related innovation” category as one of Germany’s top digital labs.

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Energy system integration could be one of the solutions for deep decarbonization of European industrial ecosystems

On Wednesday, the European Commission published its Energy System Integration Strategy aimed at making the energy system more “circular” as a whole - across multiple energy carriers, infrastructures, and consumption sectors - with energy efficiency at its core.

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ABB launches latest digital solution for total control over wet end operations

ABB has launched the latest generation of its Advanced Process Control (APC) to provide complete digital control over wet end operations, optimizing productivity and profit for paper mills globally.

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“The press has immense potential”

Matthias Herrmann, managing director of the Schmidt & Buchta printing company based in the small town of Helmbrechts in northern Bavaria, paid a visit to Koenig & Bauer Grafitec in July last year to learn more about the Czech factory in which his Rapida 76 was manufactured. This highly automated five-colour press with coater and extended delivery has now been used for routine production for more than six months.

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Spoonflower and Kornit mobilize

In the Spring of 2020, Spoonflower, a North Carolina-based supplier of decorated textiles serving entrepreneurs, graphic designers, and DIY artisans worldwide, installed four new Kornit Presto S systems for roll-to-roll, direct-to-fabric digital decoration. This installation, which effectively doubled Spoonflower’s production capacity, was fast-tracked to answer a considerable increase in topline growth since the onset of COVID-19 restrictions disrupted the industry.

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BTG to supply sensors and instrumentation for new Palm PM 5

Palm Aalen will equip the new PM 5 stock preparation and paper machine with sensors and instrumentation from BTG.

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Agfa: New PrintSphere Disaster Recovery

PrintSphere Disaster Recovery is a new module that provides newspaper printers with a secure backup that guarantees their newspapers will get printed in any event.

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Smurfit Kappa launches Bag-in-Box packaging solution for hand sanitiser

Smurfit Kappa Bag-in-Box has extended its range to include a hand sanitiser solution to meet the ongoing demand for the product in many markets.

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Select Products Holdings invests in full tissue solution from PCMC

Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC), part of Barry-Wehmiller, has announced the recent milestone sale of a full tissue solution to Select Products Holdings LLC.

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PTS Corrugated Board Symposium 2020

From 09/08 to 09/09/2020, the PTS Corrugated Board Symposium 2020 will take place in Dresden with an international orientation for the first time. Participants can look forward to speakers from industry, business & science who will discuss and present interesting and future-oriented topics.

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Agfa to increase inkjet ink production capacity

In order to cope with growing volume demands, Agfa will significantly invest in the expansion of its inkjet ink production capacity. A new manufacturing plant will focus on water-based inkjet inks.

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Valmet to deliver machine vision system to ITC in India

Valmet will supply a new-generation machine vision system to ITC in India. The new Valmet IQ Web Inspection System (WIS) will be installed on ITC’s packaging board machine - BM7, replacing the existing WIS system. The new Valmet IQ WIS will enable the mill to inspect and improve paper quality in greater detail.

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