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VerpackungsRundschau 02/2019 25.02.2019

A t ICE Europe 2019 some 450 exhibitors will present their innovations on 11,500 m² net exhibition space. Exhibitors will be in Hall A5 and A6. ICE Europe is an exhibition for the conversion of flexible, web-based materials, such as paper, film, foil and nonwovens. Industry experts, looking for ...

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Support for new challenges

VerpackungsRundschau 02/2019 25.02.2019

The arrival of the "Internet of Things and Services" within paper and corrugated board plants is accelerating processes, changing routines and will advance the individualization of the end products. Set-up, downtime and maintenance, as well as energy efficiency and recycling rates/qualities, are all ...

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Film separators for faulty self-adhesive film

VerpackungsRundschau 02/2019 25.02.2019

Nepata from Wolnzach, Germany, is presenting a world first at ICE Europe: A machine that separates self-adhesive film from its carrier paper. This makes it possible to obtain recyclable, pure PVC from faulty film media. Furthermore, the manufacturer of specalized machinery will be displaying the ...

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New edge sensor with extra wide measuring range

VerpackungsRundschau 02/2019 25.02.2019

Erhardt+Leimer will present new and proven products from the sector of measuring and automation technology for the converting industry. The new digital infrared wide band sensor FR 61 is particularly suitable for the precise determination of the position of homogenous, opaque materials. Even ...

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Sustainability and the Packaging Act

VerpackungsRundschau 02/2019 25.02.2019

The new Packaging Act (VerpackG) in Germany, which replaced the old Packaging Regulation (VerpackV) on 1 January 2019, includes some essential new rules for manufacturers and final distributors. As a first step, distributors must register together with their products at "Lucid", the German Packaging ...

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Edelmann: first experience with Landa S10

VerpackungsRundschau 02/2019 25.02.2019

The company opened its doors to the press and Oliver Sattel, Technical Director of Edelmann, as well as Manuel Schrutt of Landa, answered numerous questions from the media. The currently installed single path machine is equipped with the four basic inks. These are printed over four rows consisting ...

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Digital corrugated board printing - invest now or wait?

VerpackungsRundschau 02/2019 25.02.2019

Last year's Technical General Meeting of the German Association of the Corrugated Board Industry (Verband der Wellpappen- Industrie e. V.) in Darmstadt was extremely well attended with 420 participants. At the meeting, Björn Schumacher (Co-Owner, Schumacher Group, Germany), Lars Christiansen (former ...

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Dear Readers,

VerpackungsRundschau 02/2019 25.02.2019

the converting industry is still in a good shape and the exhibition duo ICE/CCE in Munich therefore on the right track. Our special featuring ICE and CCE is a symbol of this multifaceted, intersectoral industry. Many companies are presenting interesting applications and innovative solutions for ...

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Bonding, coating, pressing and forming

VerpackungsRundschau 02/2019 25.02.2019

The Meyer family business is now in its third generation and has established itself as a manufacturer of special machines for bonding, coating, pressing and forming. The company produces high-quality machines such as fixing machines, heating presses, laminating machines and large forming lines. ...

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The latest trends in converting techniques

VerpackungsRundschau 02/2019 25.02.2019

Tuesday, 12 March 2019 10:30 - 10:50 Integrated rollstock management - optimized and innovative Andrew Bennett, Product Specialist, EFI Electronics for Imaging 10:50 - 11:10 Glue application trends in the folding carton and corrugated board industry Eberhard Schlicht, Managing Director, Robatech 11: ...

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No mist for roll applicators

VerpackungsRundschau 02/2019 25.02.2019

100% silicone coatings are primarily applied with roll applicators that have multiple rolls. Production speeds are continuously increased to achieve higher yields. This results in misting in the roll nip, which intensifies with speed. Many studies have been undertaken on this phenomenon, but no ...

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Innovative cutting and winding

VerpackungsRundschau 02/2019 25.02.2019

These demands are met by circular knives. The rotating tools are capable of cutting or processing textiles, plastics, leather and glass fibers. Cutting fibrous or slightly brittle materials requires high demands on the blades. Especially in the case of textiles, the knives used must work almost ...

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Trends in measurement and testing technology

VerpackungsRundschau 02/2019 25.02.2019

Measuring and testing technology is playing a decisive role as it becomes more and more intelligent. In addition to proven measuring methods such as thermographic or optical inspection, modern software and hardware also play an important role in measuring and testing technology. They provide ...

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10 things you should know about digital printing

VerpackungsRundschau 02/2019 25.02.2019

Digital or analog printing?

Until recently, this question was purely an economic one. Looking at break-even; i.e., the point at which the cost of producing a permanent printing block such as a plate, a flexographic sleeve or a screen would pay off. Since digital printing does not require printing ...

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Adhesive technology for tapes

VerpackungsRundschau 02/2019 25.02.2019

Tapes provide a simple and efficient way to connect all sorts of different materials in many day-to-day applications, from vehicles to electronic goods, and from medical devices to windows. Whilst the bonding solution may appear simple, the adhesive technology underpinning its performance is often ...

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Innovative solutions for quality assurance requirements

VerpackungsRundschau 02/2019 25.02.2019

BST eltromat will present a variety of new and enhanced solutions for quality assurance in the finishing and converting of flexible, web-shaped materials at its main booth in hall A6 as well as at its booth in the Special Film & Extrusion Area in hall A5. The company focuses on paper, film, foil and ...

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Hybrid drive technology for digitally printed packaging

VerpackungsRundschau 02/2019 25.02.2019

Schobertechnologies GmbH, Eberdingen/Germany, is a specialist in the development, design and manufacturing of rotary tools, modules and specialty machines widely used in the film, foil, packaging, nonwovens and paper converting industries. The company will present the RSM 410 MX-DIGI-VARICUT, a high ...

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Rotary joints for pipelines

VerpackungsRundschau 02/2019 25.02.2019

Competence begins with development and ends with attentive service. The rotary joints of Maier are the optimum solution for all industries. The joints are suitable for cold and hot water up to 300 °C, steam up to 300 °C, 40 bar, heat transfer oil up to 400 °C, hydraulic oi up to 350 bar, compressed ...

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UV and LED-UV range for coating applications

VerpackungsRundschau 02/2019 25.02.2019

At ICE 2019, Hönle, Gräfelfing, Germany, shows a choice of its wide range of UV and LED-UV curing systems for coating applications. According to the manufacturer, the UV dryer LightGuide pureUV is a highlight. Due to the new reflector geometry, the UV unit is said to reach a more than 50% higher ...

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Hotmelt adhesives

VerpackungsRundschau 02/2019 25.02.2019

Eukalin will present several new hotmelt pressure sensitive adhesives at ICE 2019 in Munich. One of the highlights will be UV-curable PSA-hotmelts based on acrylic polymers. The company is also launching Eukalin UV 2213, a newly developed UV-curable acrylic pressure- sensitive adhesive for ...

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