New Technology Products Parade – July v1.0

Sustainable paper-based board fits point-of-purchase applications
Pregis Hexacomb Falconboard Build POP-display paper-based boardPregis Hexacomb’s Falconboard™ Build
paper-based graphic display board is structurally engineered for demanding 3D point-of-purchase (POP) applications. With superior print capability for digital applications, the substrate can also be screen printed either directly or via lamination. Falconboard Build’s weight-bearing attributes are said to be ideal for “spectaculars”—large-format POS displays that typically span several feet. Its 100% paper construction, made from both post- and pre-consumer recycled fibers, offers brand owners superior graphic impact and desired sustainability attributes. Falconboard Build offers compression strength of 70 lbs/in. Its inner and outer board facings are almost twice the thickness of Falconboard Print grade. More info

Tidland eKnifeholder Class IIIHeavy-duty electronic knifeholder
handles harsh environments
Designed for reliable operation in harsh environments, the Class III expands the existing Tidland Corp. line of e-Knifeholder products. A dust-tight, water-resistant enclosure, easy setup and operation, and automatic calibration of side-force and overlap ensure reliable performance in demanding, mill-duty operations. Once ideal settings are configured, at the factory or via an electronic interface, changeover can be accomplished without operator intervention. New operators can be fully trained on the Class III e-Knifeholder in less than 90 secs. More info

New 8-color CI-flexo press competes with gravure
The F4FLEXOEfficiency® is Comexi Group’s new CI-flexographic printing press that addresses the needs of label manufacturers who desire productivity improvements and the elimination of photoinitiators through EB-Flexo (electron beam curing) technology. Said to compete on a print-quality level with gravure, the 8-color F4 FLEXOEfficiency® press features a new doctor- blade chamber support design that reduces changeover times dramatically and increases accessibility. With a web width of 26.3 or 34.2 in., the press runs at speeds up to 984 fpm. It incorporates eCOMEXI® solutions, specifically in flexo printing with electron-beam inks for zero emissions. More info

Premium stock meets wine label, high-end packaging needs
and Mohawk Fine Papers partner to bring new Superfine Premium Label, a specialty label grade manufactured specifically for high-end packaging that requires wet-strength labeling systems, to the market. Superfine Premium Label is available in five distinctive finish and shade combinations: Smooth White, Smooth Softwhite, Eggshell White, Coral White and Handmade White. Certified for HP Indigo roll-fed presses, the labelstock features a patented surface treatment that enhances toner adhesion and gives exceptional printed results on offset, flexography and digital presses. More info

Combination press accepts offset, flexo, gravure, screen towers
The STAR-Print web-fed combination press from Edelmann Graphics offers an open-platform architecture with towers that accept inserts for offset, flexo, gravure and silkscreen printing. The offset inserts, which use carbon-fiber sleeves, are patented in both material and design. The inserts can be interchanged in any position, so the sequence of the print processes is completely open. Introduced for high-end packaging and carton printers, the STAR-Print blends extended-gamut offset with the heavy hits of color from flexo to bring a strong print presence to products on the retail shelf. A highly automated, servo-driven press, it features independent drives for each of the blanket and plate sleeves as well as the impression cylinder. More info

Print-cost savings calculator on Website
EPG (Essex Products Group)
adds a new user-friendly online tool to its expanding line of products and services. The KeyColor Cost-Savings Calculator lets sheetfed and web printers quickly and privately project the potential cost savings to be achieved by using KeyColor Systems to increase productivity and reduce waste. Industry professionals enter data about their operations and immediately receive cash-flow projections. Data entered can be seen only by the individual using the calculator, ensuring that a company’s proprietary information remains confidential. More info

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1 Response to New Technology Products Parade – July v1.0

  1. “This is great exposure for the heavy-duty e-Knifeholder – thanks Mark!…”

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