Gravure

Rotomec Launches New Gravure Press

Rotomec unveiled its RS 40003 MP multi-purpose press for flexible materials, developed for gravure printing.

W&H Technology Wins PLGA Award

Windmoeller & Hoelscher's newly patented Registered Scan Preset (RSP) system has received the 2005 Technical Award for Suppliers from the Packaging and Label Gravure Assn. (whcorp.com)

PLGA Hosts Gravure Operational Conference

The Packaging and Label Gravure Assn. (PLGA) Global announces its ninth annual Operation Conference: Gravure Leads the Way, taking place March 1-3, 2006.

Imitation of Life

The Gravure Assn. of America (GAA) gathered to celebrate its 21st Golden Cylinder Awards, which recognize the “best of the best” in gravure printing.

Smurfit-Stone Earns Awards from PPC and PLGA

Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. has earned a Gold award and four Excellence awards in the PPC’s 2005 National Paperboard Packaging Competition, as well as two packaging awards and an honorable mention from the PLGA.

Rotogravure an Evolving Process

Rotogravure printing evolved from the intaglio printing process, which still is used in specialty applications such as printing our currency. Rotogravure has been used since the beginning of the 20th century and still is considered the quality printing standard by which other printing processes are measured. It has unique characteristics that cannot be duplicated by other printing processes, including...

Packaging for the World

With multinational clients and global suppliers, South American converter Alusa produces... Packaging for the World.

UV Flexo Press Competes with Gravure

Casia s.r.o., Trutnov, Czech Republic, is making inroads into the gravure market so prevalent in that part of the world. What's making this happen is

PLGA Conference Draws a Crowd

JACKSONVILLE, FL The Packaging and Label Gravure Assn. (PLGA) held its Seventh Technical & Operational Conference February 18-20 at the Adam's Mark Hotel.

20 Years of Excellence

GAA celebrates the 20th anniversary of its Golden Cylinder Awards.

A Pharma Focus

G&A Printers carves outs its niche by specializing in the needs of the pharmaceutical industry.

Uteco to Debut New Flexo Press and Gravure Products at Drupa 2004

Eurograv Ltd. reports Uteco Converting S.p.a will showcase one its new central impression (CI), 8-color gearless flexographic presses at Drupa. In addition, says the Uteco press distributor, Uteco will show a print unit on a new gravure press.

Packaging and Label Gravure Assn. to Cover Competition and Cooperation at 7th Technical Conference

"We first heard the word 'co-opetition' in conversation with a printing industry leader. He used the word to describe how two mid-sized companies [that] normally compete [could join] forces to provide a single, large customer's needs for a broad choice of printing technologies (gravure, offset, and flexo)....In this scenario, the two converters cooperate [for] this account but act as competitors elsewhere in the marketplace." —PLGA

PLGA Offers October Conference: Technology That Reduces Costs

The Packaging & Label Gravure Association (PLGA) announces two upcoming conferences.

Clear, Crisp Color

The Gravure Assn. of America salutes gravure's ability to produce packaging with knockout results.

Catty Corp.: Flex-Pack Converter

Catty Corp. is so proud of its success and its new equipment, including a Deacro slitter and a Bobst Champlian press, it wants to let... THE CAT OUT OF THE BAG.

Complete Solutions

DI-NA-CAL adds capacity for its heat-transfer label production with a new Rotomec gravure press.

Gravure Rolls Up Its Sleeves to Do Battle with Flexo

What's the hottest trend in narrow web printing today? Presses that are competitively priced, use lightweight sleeves, offer fast changeovers for short runs, and utilize electronic line shaft technology.

PLGA Offers Many Views of World of Gravure

In these tough economic times, it's always nice to hear good news. At its annual meeting, the Packaging & Label Gravure Assn. (PLGA) reported an increase in membership from 51 to 71 in one year and an increase in award entries from 49 to 71.

India's Rising Star

Positive Packaging's reputation for quality is backed by a stable of Cerutti gravure presses.

Thriving on Gravure & Location

Located in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg (pop. 430,000) Mipa S.A. is the only flex-pack converter in the entire nation. Its plant is comfortably nestled

PLGA Annual Conference News

Fifth Conference Proves PLGA Growing Up Quickly

The Power of Gravure: GAA Annual Mtg

ROCHESTER, NY -- The Gravure Association of America, Inc. (GAA) urges industry professionals to "experience the power" of gravure at its 2002 annual convention

GAA Calls for Entries for Annual Golden Cylinder Competition for Gravure Printers

Gravure Association of America (GAA) members (and even those of you non-members) only have until mid-February to submit your greastest gravure for 2001. "[We] conduct the Annual Golden Cylinder award competition to promote the gravure process and to provide peer recognition for technical achievements," says GAA.

Money-to-Be-Made: Gravure Tips Round Out GAA Annual Pressroom Conference

Gravure printers will want to check out the Gravure Association of America's annual Pressroom Conference in a few weeks—and the GAA is taking steps to make it easier for you.

GAA AWARDS: Gravure Is Golden for GAA Award Winners

The Gravure Assn. of America (GAA) presented the 2001 Golden Cylinder Awards at its annual convention held May 22 in Milwaukee, WI. The association presents

PLGA Meeting Honors Gravure and Its Printers

With a brand new competition added to the agenda, the Packaging and Label Gravure Assn. gathers in Florida.

The Missing Link: Plastics History Leads to Packaging

From fake flowers to hygienic-paper packaging, Germany's Böhme family has been in plastics for nearly 50 years. For almost as long, the company has linked its print quality to Fischer & Krecke presses.

The Amcor Story Continues

In the second of a two-part series on Amcor Flexibles Europe, Paper Film & Foil CONVERTER visits two plants in Belgium that are on the leading edge in their markets.

Flex-Pack Operation Likes to Convert the Complex

The Netherlands plant of Amcor Flexibles Europe already produces an impressive range of flexible packaging, but it isn't satisfied yet.

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