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Weekly Round Up
17 October 2018
Latest Companies

Kongskilde Industries A/S

Surface solutions

The Twinlock sleeve: sustainable future of plate mounting

Hot foil stamping and embossing: same quality, brand Newfoil

Powering plastics processing: converter-friendly systems

Features

Vouch for the pouch
The fast-growing flexible packaging sector delivers packaging solutions across product families. From pouches and bags to liners and wrappers, flexible packaging can be whatever brands want it to be. Emma-Jane Batey speaks to brand owners and manufacturers to learn more.

A Disruptive Force
Digitisation within the industry has being growing exponentially. From printing methods and consumer interactivity to Industry 4.0, the limit to how far digital capabilities can go is unprecedented. Sonia Sharma finds out more.

Finish with a flourish
One of the most important aspects of the converting process is the finish, when everything must come together on time and in line in order to bind, print, fix or seal and create the final , ready to sell product. With so many variables it is important that converters and their customers use the latest and most efficient tools to get it right. Converting Today spoke with various experts to understand what to expect from finishing in 2018.

Setting the precedent
With any new project or order, there are numerous techniques that can be employed to gain the desired output. For most companies, the leading choice has long been offset. In the follow article, Converting Today speaks with industry experts, detailing the continued benefits of using offset, as well as any new innovations being implemented going forward.

Machine trumps man in the modern packaging industry
Ask printing or packaging experts to tell you one word that sums up the latest trend in their industry and you're likely to hear 'digital' time and time again. While it essentially means slightly different things to different parts of each industry, the basic truth remains the same – machine trumps man. Why? Emma-Jane Batey asks industry professionals across the packaging sector to find out more.


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