Nilpeter Introduces New Solutions Under the 100-year anniversary banner, Nilpeter ex- hibited two of its FA-Line flagship flexo presses.The FA- Line presses,which have already exceeded 100 installa- tions worldwide since launching at Labelexpo Europe two years ago, feature a number of new technologies. The first FA-Line press that was on display is a 17-inch-wide press, which features cold foil and lam- ination, as well as Nilpeter’s new high-speed Semi-Ro- tary Die-Cutting unit. Introduced to the market for the first time, this press runs in combination with two new technologies: the High-Build InkJet Varnish and High OpacityWhite InkJet units. Nilpeter demonstrated the press’ versatility and value-adding capabilities within Wine & Beverage applications. The second press on the show floor was the all-new multi-substrate 22-inch FA-Line. It features a new 22- inch Quick-Change Die station, UV-lamination, and UV-LED drying.With this press, Nilpeter demonstrated how to effectively print various Food & Beverage flexi- ble packaging applications throughout the show. BOBST Launches Hybrid Press BOBST launched the MASTER DM5, a hybrid label press said to provide the best possible combination
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oring his creation and ongoing development of the largest label and package printing exhibition in the world and a leading event for 40 years. He entered the exhibition industry in 1968 and started his own company in 1974. In 1979, he launched the first la- beling event in London, England, before the decision was made in 1985 to move it to Brussels. Sister shows were launched in the United States in 1989, and in Sin- gapore in 1991. The company became the founding part of Tarsus Group in 1998, with Smith remaining as Chairman of the Labels Division to this day. The final award of the night, the R. Stanton Avery Global AchievementAward, sponsored byAvery Denni- son,which was previously announced in June,went to Jim DeFife,VP Pressure-Sensitive Materials, Multi-Color Corporation. This award, sponsored by Avery Denni- son, honors the contribution an influential individual has made which has really impacted the growth of the international label industry. DeFife has been a driving force in the global label industry for almost 40 years, with a focus throughout his career on the develop- ment of technical solutions that have revolutionized and grown the pressure-sensitive market – firstly with Avery Dennison and then, for the past 17 years, with Spear and Multi-Color.
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