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Screen launches high-density SU ink for uncoated papers

Screen Graphic Solutions has launched its new high-density Truepress ink SU (SU ink). It has developed this advanced black ink specifically for use with the various uncoated papers handled by its high-speed, roll-fed Truepress Jet 520HD mono inkjet system.

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Hubergroup and manroland Goss unite for sustainable packaging innovation

Hubergroup, a global specialist in printing inks and chemicals, has partnered with manroland Goss web systems, a provider of web offset printing solutions, in a strategic collaboration. The partnership represents a significant milestone in the pursuit of sustainable packaging solutions, as it combines the extensive knowledge and expertise of hubergroup with the cutting-edge web offset printing technology offered by manroland Goss web systems.

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Print industry stays on course for growth worldwide

The print industry remains on course for growth worldwide. The sector posted sales of over €837 billion in the past fiscal year. “Our industry is growing and also has a future,” says Thomas Schiemann, Managing Director of the VDMA’s Print and Paper Technology Association.

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Drytac prepares for global showcase at drupa 2024

Drytac, manufacturer of self-adhesive materials for the large-format print and signage markets, is delighted to announce that several leading manufacturers will use its materials as part of live product demonstrations at drupa 2024. Drupa visitors will be able to get up close and personal with Drytac’s materials used by several OEM manufacturers in hardware demonstrations. Drytac staff will also be on hand for questions and product recommendations.

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Mondi and Meurer wake up coffee wrapping with new paper solution

Mondi has created a new secondary paper packaging solution for wrapping bundles of food and drinks, replacing plastic shrink film that has been the industry standard. The new paper solution, TrayWrap, is made with Mondi’s Advantage StretchWrap and is being used by a coffee brand to secure 12 coffee packages for transportation across Sweden.

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Mondi to showcase premium papers for luxury packaging at drupa

Mondi will be showcasing its latest sustainable packaging and paper solutions based on its Pergraphica®, IQ Grass+ Packaging and IQ Board brands at the touchpoint packaging (tpp) forum at drupa 2024 (Hall 3, Stand B31). These premium papers are uniquely suited to luxurious packaging applications and various types of personalisation, such as laser engraving.

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New uncoated paperboard enables superior packaging and graphical applications with a natural touch

Invercote Touch, an innovative uncoated paperboard, is designed to meet the growing demand for sustainable and visually appealing packaging materials while maintaining excellent printability. The latest addition to the Invercote portfolio, the new uncoated product uniquely delivers a natural-looking and tactile experience along with the high-quality properties of other Invercote products, such as strength, stiffness, creasability and strong sustainability credentials.

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Sappi Europe announces price rises for its Packaging & Speciality products

Sappi Europe will increase prices for its Packaging & Speciality products effective on deliveries as from June 2024. This increase is necessary to maintain the viability of Sappi’s business, the actual amount will depend on the product group. Flexible Packaging: 15%, Release Liner (CCK & Glassine): 15%, Label Papers: 10%.

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Print 2 Media uses Drytac Polar Grip to educate youngsters with colourful wall graphics

Cornwall-based wide-format printing specialist Print 2 Media worked with Drytac Polar Grip to produce a series of eye-catching and educational wall graphics for a local school. Established in 2006, Print 2 Media is located in the ancient Cornish town of Liskeard, delivering print services to customers in the local area and further afield. Print 2 Media initially focused on exhibition work but since the pandemic has expanded its offering into other areas, picking up a range of new customers in the process.

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Drupa Print Horizons Report

The Print Horizons Report, published in March, is a brief guide to the most important topics that printers and suppliers need to research when preparing for drupa. The findings are based on additional questions from the 9th drupa Global Trends Survey on the key technical and market developments likely to dominate drupa 2024. The report provides valuable insights and helps prepare all printers for the changes in the industry, with a large part focused on digitalisation but also sustainability and ai.

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Drewsen Spezialpapiere invests €15 million in solar energy

Drewsen Spezialpapiere is determined to continue its course towards CO2-neutral paper production. As part of its multistage transformation concept, the company is aiming to achieve 80% climate neutrality by 2030. The focus here is on expanding renewable energies whilst simultaneously improving energy efficiency.

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Mondi expands professional printing and converting papers portfolio from its Slovak mill

Mondi recently put a new slitting and rewinding unit into operation at its Slovak paper mill in Ružomberok. The equipment allows for an extended capacity in narrow reels thus complementing Mondi’s portfolio offering. “We want to give our customers supply security for their paper needs in folio and various reel widths and for this we needed to extend our narrow reel capacity,” explains Bernhard Cantzler, Marketing and Sales Director at Mondi Uncoated Fine Paper.

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