Chromatic Technologies is launching a range of Sunlight Inks for decoration applications in the can manufacturing industry. CTI claims that Sunlight Inks are the first photochromic inks that provide fast kinetics which turn on rapidly when sunlight hits it, repeatability which enables the ink to turn ‘on and off,’ a broad color spectrum offering, and […]
AEROBAL has announced the winners of the World Aluminium Aerosol Can Award 2014: Innovative ideas for print and design and the environment. The judging panel was made up of journalists from can magazines from around the world. A can produced by German manufacturer Tubex for Dove deodorant won the award for best can already on […]
Metaprint AS in Tallinn, Estonia, maker of aerosol containers and printed metal sheets, has invested in an inspection system from Vision Experts. Owner Martti Lemendik said: “We can reach our goals only by using the newest technology; our investment in the print inspection system from Vision Experts improves our overall process and helps us to […]
The buzz word of late appears to be digital. It is no revelation that we are living in a digital age – indeed, if you disagree then I would suggest that you have either been living in a remote part of the jungle or are the most extreme Luddite ever to have wandered the earth – but is it necessarily best?
The 8th edition of the Aerosol & Dispensing Forum, an event dedicated to packaging innovation, aerosols and dispensing technologies, was held together with the 10th edition of PCD (Packaging of Perfume Cosmetics & Design) on 5-6 February 2014 at the Espace Champerret in Paris. This innovation hub for brand packaging experts and their leading suppliers […]
Italian-based Metalprint has invested in three print inspection systems from Vision Experts, which have been integrated into their metal sheet decoration lines. Metalprint supplies decorated metal sheets for 2-piece and 3-piece cans. The VE 4000+ METAL inspection systems were retrofitted on a 6-colour KBA Metal- star 2 and on two 2-colour Mailander printing lines. The […]
Rising labour costs in southern China have started to affect local labour intensive export industries during the past few years, forcing manufacturers to seek various solutions to reduce the impact of higher wages on factory product prices.