Windmöller & Hölscher has posted record sales of above 840 million EUR (USD $1 billion) for 2017, a sign of growth across all units. According to W&H CEO Dr. Jürgen Vutz, its flexo and gravure presses earned 270 million EUR worldwide.
Innovia Films is refocusing its research and development efforts on high-barrier materials after a substantial investment in new assets, which will allow the company to produce a range of new BOPP products with optimum barrier performance.
The Sigma Plastics Group is dramatically increasing its recycling capacity with the addition of four new NGR high output recycling lines. Scheduled to deliver in May 2018, the four S:GRAN 125 machines will reprocess over 4 million pounds per month of film scrap from its in-house film production.
Under Kodak’s Print for Good program, a volunteer printer network will produce thousands of children’s books and school supplies this year to benefit some of the world’s most disadvantaged populations.
MacDermid Graphics Solutions has continued the innovative evolution of flat-top-dots (FDT) with the commercial introduction of LUX In-the-Plate (ITP) EPIC, which provides all the benefits of LUX lamination, but with the convenience of flat-top dots right out of the box.