The Italian company PrintabLED has won the industry Gold Metpack Innovation Award 2017, for its high performance UV-LED systems of the same name for paint and printing systems.
This blog comes to you from Stuttgart, Germany, where I’ve been kindly hosted by the team at KBA-MetalPrint. It has been a busy couple of days where I have gained an exclusive insight into the company’s latest innovations that will be presented at this year’s Metpack.
This month, Ralf Gumbel, CEO of KBA-Metalprint GmbH in Stuttgart, talks to Candid about his passion for printing.
A review of the business year 2014 found that KBA-MetalPrint has once more recorded an increase in turnover. With its presentation of the two new metal decorating presses Mailänder 280 and MetalStar 3, together with the energy-efficient HighEcon drying oven (winner of the silver Metpack Award 2014), KBA-MetalPrint had a busy year and saw turnover […]
As day one draws to a close and the gala dinner approaches, at present the delegation are enjoying the exhibition, which is in full swing. The tabletops are bustling after a day of very interesting presentations. We opened with Eduard Tenas of Grupo Damm, who gave us a detailed view of what the company does, […]
It has been announced that the 9th edition of Metpack will take place at Messe Essen from May 2-6 2017 and will once again coincide with interpack in Düsseldorf. This year’s event was the most successful ever with the metal packaging industry achieving a turnover of more than €1 billion, and 95 per cent of […]
It’s just before the awards dinner on day one as I write this from the Asia CanTech secretariat office here in Bangkok. We kicked off the day with a keynote speech from Craig Jones at Rexam, who took us through the company’s ambitious vision for the coming years. It was interesting to hear about their […]
KBA MetalPrint has won the silver Innovation Award at the Metpack Show for its HighEcon drying oven. Highlights of the oven include its ability to save up to 50% on natural gas consumption on average, and also its capability to handle metal sheets of just 0.100mm in thickness. CEO Ralf Gumbel commented on the award, […]