Schuler has partnered with Japanese specialists in DWI bottle cans TMC. The company produces aluminium bottles and has developed a machine to form bottle necks with tooling technology.
Caldicot Metal Decorating has upgraded two of its presses, including a Crabtree FastReady four-colour press and a four-colour KBA MetalStar with high performance GEW UV curing systems to improve reliability and energy efficiency.
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 […]
Hiperbaric, the world-leading manufacturer of High Pressure Processing (HPP) equipment for the food industry, together with Hi Tech special industrial machinery manufacturer Desmasa and Cepeda are the three shareholders of newly established Cepeda Can Tech. Cepeda Can Tech has strong industrial and technological back up from parent companies Hiperbaric and Desmasa, from which can makers […]
In the three months since this year’s METPACK, KBA-MetalPrint’s MetalStar 3 has proven to be a best-seller. Over 50 printing units of the MetalStar 3 have been sold worldwide, from two-colour to eight-colour printing presses with integrated UV coating towers, as well as with purely thermal drying as six-colour printing presses with the MetalCoat 480 […]
Trelleborg Coated Systems printing solutions operations is due to showcase its latest products for can printing at the Technical Conference and Exhibition at Asia CanTech 2014 in Bangkok, Thailand, from October 27 to 29. Recently added to Trelleborg’s printing blanket portfolio for cans in the Asia-Pacific region are two products for three-piece can printing. The […]
Guangxi Beihai Jinmeng Zhiguan AG, or Beihai Jinmeng, is a recently founded company that has had success in the Chinese market due to a cupping press for the production of beverage cans supplied by Schuler. Last year, Beihai Jinmeng launched production of beverage cans at its new facility in which it had invested around €80 […]
A new Chinese can maker, SWKD, has started production with the first eight-colour metal decorating press in the Chinese market. The MetalStar UV from KBA-MetalPrint is accompanied by the country’s first MetalCoat 480 coating machine and a 42m long dryer. When the first press was being commissioned earlier this year, SWKD ordered two further UV […]
Hebenstreit Metal Decorating GmbH and Manroland Sheetfed GmbH have agreed on a strategic co-operation to provide high-end sheet-fed offset presses to the metal packaging market. Manroland will support Hebenstreit with printing technology as well as manufacturing, R&D and service support on a worldwide basis. Hebenstreit engineers and markets a complete range of metal printing solutions […]