NOVOFLEX II Flexo Press Premieres At W&H Open House Machinery manufacturer Windmöller & Hölscher is hosting “Experience the Future of Flexo,” an Open House featuring the company’s newest technological developments in flexographic printing at its renovat- ed Printing Technology Center in Lengerich, Ger- many on March 27-28. Highlighting the Open House will be the world pre- miere of the NOVOFLEX II flexographic press.The MI- RAFLEX II product range, with more than 600 machines running worldwide, is being expanded with the introduction of a compact single port machine. Additional topics include: a new technology that de- livers high-performance press-ready plates in less than an hour presented by KODAK Flexcel Solutions as well as a direct comparison of the classic CMYK color separation to multi-color separation. Rounding out the event, the Information and Diagnostics Center will in- troduce visitors to new services using data glasses. Live demonstrations of the two versions of the MI- RAFLEX II will be given, one on the new compact single port version and the other on the established and dual port version. The Information and Diagnostic Center (IDZ) from W&H will introduce new remote services.“Today,more than 80 percent of all machine problems can be suc- cessfully resolved remotely,” said Christian Brönstrup, Head of the IDZ Department. “Using data glasses, we are able to create even closer interaction between IDZ, the machine operator and the machine itself. At the Open House,we’ll cover exactly how that works.” Kyle Podolanko has. been named Technical Account Manager for the Southwest Region by Harper Corpo- ration of America, Charlotte, North Carolina. Recently, Podolanko has focused his interests to specialize in color management, including press char- acterization, color standardization, ink formulation, and spectrophotometry. Kodak Jeff Clarke is stepping down as CEO of Kodak, after nearly five years in that position. The current Chairman of the company’s Board of Directors, Jim Continenza, will now also assume the role of Executive Chairman. Kodak reportedly does not plan to hire someone else to fill the CEO job. People & Places Harper Corporation of America
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Eaglewood Technologies, LLC www.eaglewoodtech.com
Eaglewood Technologies provides the award-winning Sitexco Laser Systems, Sanilox ™ Systems and Sani- Blast ™ Mobile Service. Sitexco Laser Systems are the latest technology in anilox roll cleaning and are perfect for packaging and label printers. Sanilox ™ Systems are the global standard of reliable, environmentally safe anilox roll cleaning. Sani-Blast ™ cleaning service has been cleaning rolls for over 20 years and offer several cleaning options to minimize downtime. Flint Group Flexographic Products develops, manu- facturers and markets an extensive portfolio of print- ing consumables, including: nyloflex ® photopolymer printing plates and processing equipment, and day- Corr ® die-cutting blankets and anvil covers. With a strong customer focus, unmatched service and sup- port, and superior products, Flint Group strives to provide exceptional value, consistent quality and con- tinuous innovation to customers around the world. We’ve made ceramic anilox rolls longer than any- one in the world and pride ourselves on being the best in the world. Whether wide web, narrow web, newspaper, or corrugated markets, Harper continu- ously strives to bring new flexographic products and services to the printing industry that will improve the quality of your graphics. Flint Group www.flintgrp.com Harper Corporation of America www.harperimage.com
J I MacWilliam Co., Inc. www.jimacwilliam.com
Used equipment for flexible packaging, folding carton, paper, film, foil and non-woven industries. Professional, knowledgeable service for more than 30 years.
KBA-Flexotecnica – Get the Edge www.kba-flexotecnica.com/en/
Flexotecnica’s patented Safe Sleeve Change ® sys- tem and Speedy Clean ® auto washup system are de- signed to give converters a competitive edge through Flexotecnica’s commitment to research and development. Sales, service and support for Flex- otecnica presses is provided by KBA North America, Inc. in Dallas, Texas with U.S. resident technicians, an extensive spare parts inventory and an experi- enced, dedicated service staff.
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