María Renée Ayau

María Renée Ayau

Friday, 19 March 2021 14:34

Kornit fashion week

Kornit will hold its fashion week at Tel Aviv from March 28 to April 1st. The opening gala will be hosted by supermodel Bar Rafaeli and Tel Aviv Fashion Week founder Motty Reif. More than 40 fashion designers will present, and the event’s core theme will highlight the collaboration of technology and fashion to achieve and elevate sustainable production and consumption practices.

“A decade ago, I started Tel Aviv Fashion Week in order to promote our local talent internationally,” says Reif. “For the past five years, we’ve been a driving force behind inclusivity in fashion, and now we are tackling the industry’s most pressing issue of our time and joining forces with Kornit in order to make production more sustainable—startup nation technology meets fashion, to change the world together.”

“For more than a decade, Kornit has led the charge for on-demand production, and our innovations ensure fashion designers can deliver brilliant designs, limitless color combinations, the finest hand-feel, and unparalleled durability, all while changing the game with production practices that are simultaneously more profitable, more responsive to spontaneous and shifting demand, and more eco-responsible,” says Ronen Samuel, Kornit Digital CEO. “I couldn’t be prouder to present an event that is widely recognized as a beacon for global movements and agendas and demonstrate how diversity and individual expression can be enriched and celebrated hand-in-hand with our shared vision of a more sustainable world.”



Thursday, 18 March 2021 14:30

HP recycled satin canvas

HP recycled satin canvas is made 100% from recycled water bottles, is now available for Latex and Solvent Printers. It produces good print results and durable canvas wraps that resist edge cracking.

“This product builds on our commitment to develop more sustainable printing materials across all of our product lines,” says Kara Work, Product Manager, for HP Large Format Media. “We strive to deliver products that achieve more with less environmental impact.”



Thursday, 18 March 2021 14:27

INX low migration inks

The new GelFlex-EB gel-based inks from INX are low migration inks for flexible packaging, these reduce package weight since there is no need for a lamination layer. GelFlex-EB inks can also be used for household, industrial, outdoor, and pet food and pet care products.

“We understand there are specific expectations of brand owners, converters and printers, ranging from maintaining the print quality of graphics to providing yearly cost reductions through improved efficiencies and package light-weighting. GelFlex-EB inks address these concerns and present several opportunities,” remarked Renee Schouten, INX director of marketing.

“Printers can reduce their overall ink consumption and experience energy savings, compared to conventional solvent or water-based flexo inks,” said Schouten. “Additional cost savings are possible by eliminating lamination layers for flexible packaging and using various decorative and special effects coatings in their place. From a presentation viewpoint, these inks also open the door for new point-of-sale interactions and experiences with consumers.”



Wednesday, 17 March 2021 14:24

Prism Inks self dispersing inks

Prism inks has launched their new self-dispersing dye sublimation inks, these are part of their SubliMate Dye Sub Ink product line for DX and TFP series of printheads.

Amir Ajanee, CEO of Prism Inks, stated, “Our philosophy is to continually improve our product offering, especially our leading dye sublimation ink. This Introduction of Self Dispersing Technology in our Dye Sub inks is a significant achievement by the Prism Inks R&D team in our Sunnyvale, California location. We are excited to provide this new capability to the dye-sublimation market since we know users will be pleased with the superior print performance derived from this major enhancement.”



Tuesday, 16 March 2021 14:21

Hexis films active against COVID-19

He is PURE ZONE technology is active in combating the viral load of coronaviruses including SARS-CoV-2.

“As of the date of the UB’L3 laboratory report, i.e. 29 January, 2021, all productions and batch numbers of the product PURE ZONE 060 B/M will comply with the certification, making it possible to effectively fight against viral loads from SARS-CoV-2* and will be covered by the results of the UB’L3 laboratory report.”

PURE ZONE films provide 24 hour continuous protection against bacteria and coronaviruses, all these intended for the protection of surfaces in direct contact with humans, for example: medical environment, public transport, school, extracurricular and college environment, coffee bar/hotel/restaurant, stores, establishments open to the public, etc.



Monday, 15 March 2021 18:37

Pack Print International 2021

Pack Print International, returns to Bangkok, Thailand from September 22 – 25, 2021, and will present global packaging and printing innovations geared towards the South-east Asia audience.

Pongthira Pathanapiradej, President of The Thai Printing Association, stated: “The print-ing sector has responded by adapting to new sales platforms and implementing new packaging models. With creative direction, innovative technology and flexibility of op-erations, the Thai printing industry aims to strengthen ties between the various cluster businesses as we collectively prepare for the future. PACK PRINT INTERNATIONAL gives us the ideal platform for our vision, as it continually brings together the industry’s best to the regional printing hub that is Thailand.”



Friday, 12 March 2021 21:20

New Interpack dates

The next edition of interpack will be from 04 to 10 May 2023 at the Düsseldorf Trade Fair Centre. People interested in registering can do it online, from the end of March/beginning of April.

Exhibitors who were approved for interpack 2021, which was cancelled due to the pandemic, have already been able to reserve their stand positions for 2023 and will now be able to rebook when they register.

Co-located with interpack is components, oriented towards the supplier sector for the packaging and processing industry.



Colorgate hired Oliver Guth, a well-known expert for digital décor printing, as Key Ac-count Manager Industrial Printing. He will focus on accelerating the adoption of digital printing processes in the décor market. He will analyze customers’ workflows and re-quirements and help them lead their digital print projects to success, based on the lat-est technology. With his know-how, he will assist ColorGATE’s customers in expanding and improving their businesses.

Thomas Kirschner, ColorGATE’s CEO, comments: “An integral part of our company strat-egy is to deliver expert knowledge to accelerate the beneficial adoption of digital print-ing. This includes our portfolio of software, hardware and professional services, and brings huge efficiency gains to applications such as digital textile, ceramics, packaging and décor printing. Oliver, now on board with ColorGATE, is a perfect fit with this strat-egy. He has successfully managed digital décor printing projects himself in the key area of analog to digital conversion and knows our customers’ perspective.”

Oliver adds: “I am very excited to join the team. ColorGATE is the market leader in digi-tal décor printing technology already, but the digital transformation in the industry has just started. Based on my experience as a digital décor producer, I know the challenges in such projects exactly and also how to overcome them.”



Monday, 08 March 2021 15:50

Xerox appoints new EVP and President

Xerox Holding Corporation has appointed Jacques-Edouard Gueden as EVP and Presi-dent, EMEA Operations, he has been serving in this position temporarily since the end of September.

“Jacques-Edouard will be responsible for Xerox’s go-to-market teams across EMEA to bring Xerox’s full portfolio of products, services and software to new and existing clients and partners,” said John Visentin, Xerox vice chairman and CEO. “His deep knowledge of what clients need and long-term relationships across the region position him well to drive performance and growth.”



Friday, 05 March 2021 18:27

Avery Dennison to acquire JDC Solutions

Avery Dennison will acquire Mount Julien, Tennessee-based, JDC Solutions inc. for $24 million. JDC manufactures pressure-sensitive specialty tapes for use in a variety of high-value industrial applications

After the completion of the acquisition, JDC’s manufacturing operations, workforce and product portfolio will become part of Avery Dennison’s Performance Tapes North Amer-ica business.



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