Incremental debottlenecking and capacity expansion projects to meet global demand for silicone-based solutions in targeted end-markets MIDLAND, Mich. – September 12, 2018 – The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) today announced new low capital intensity, high return investments in its upstream and downstream silicones franchise to accelerate innovation and support global ...Read More »
DowDuPont announced the filing of the initial Form 10 registration statement with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for the separation of its Materials Science Division (to be called Dow). Dow’s initial Form 10 filing includes a business and strategy overview, competitive strengths and end-market information, as well as ...Read More »
Attendees say the annual course held at Clemson University is ideal for learning about ink. Since the 1950s, the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers (NAPIM) has held its annual National Printing Ink Research Institute (NPIRI) Summer Course with an eye on providing education and training to ...Read More »
Northfleet based WE Roberts (WER) Group is a leading packaging solutions provider, establishing its business with skilled staff and investment in the latest technology. This technology now includes a new DYSS X5-1630T digital cutter from AG/CAD. The relationship with AG/CAD dates back to 1998 with investment in a Kasemake KM602A cutting ...Read More »
MacQuip will exhibit its latest innovations in screen printing equipment and more at FESPA Africa 2018 and Sign Africa in Johannesburg.
MacQuip’s latest innovations will include: -Sulfet Automatic T-Shirt Printer (10 colour) which is well-known for customer satisfaction and productivity. -Sulfet Label Machine (4 colour). -Tunnel drier for T-shirt on paper and board. The drier features digital read out temperature control, variable speed belt drive, heat resistant belt, height adjustable elements, ...Read More »
Screen printing is moving into another phase of growth similar to its take up in small and large format graphics, printing textiles and optical discs in 20th century.
Everybody knows about silk screen printing. It is old fashioned, dirty, smelly, unreliable, a craft, and it takes twenty years to become an ink covered expert. It’s really only used for printing tee shirts and simple posters. This statement is as silly as those who say digital printing will take ...Read More »
Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at how one ink manufacturer creates a Pantone color formula. The following article provides insight into how International Coatings uses its color-matching systems to match Pantone colors. This is only a snapshot of the process; it is not an endorsement of any system or mechanism used ...Read More »
Graeme Richardson-Locke shares his experience visiting various London-based screen and digital printers with new FESPA staff to learn more about the print industry. When new team members join FESPA, they are not always as lucky as myself to have spent their careers in the print industry. The solution was to ...Read More »
Digital printing has been gaining ground in the corrugated industry for some time and is now making significant inroads, especially in display packaging and retail ready applications. Brown boxes with plain black text are the norm in transit packaging but highly colourful, digital printed packs are gaining more and more ...Read More »
Different screen-printing inks come with different challenges. Whether you’re working with plastisol, discharge, water-based, or a special effect variety, there are some things to consider and take note of to ensure you’re next run is looking its best. PLASTISOL Dealing with the “bulletproof print” can be difficult, but it’s not ...Read More »