FMN | July 8th, 2019

Vol. 21 No. 14 FLEX Serving The Flexographic Printing Industry In Print and Online at www.nvpublications.com ® EskoWorld Welcomes Record Numbers An N.V. Publication Market News

July 8, 2019

For exclusive content and breaking news p lease visit www.flexomarketnews.com Between October 16-23, Bobst Biele- feld will demonstrate in its Compe- tence Center the latest addition to the range of CI flexo press for flexible pack- aging.The new machine leverages the technical developments introduced by Bobst in 2018 that maximize process consistency in CI flexo printing. Bobst Plans Open House Events Bobst has several open house events planned for the fall at several of its facilities. Visitors to the Bobst Manchester Open House on October 15 in the UK will hear about new ap- proaches to circular economy barrier solutions, looking at the new materi- als emerging in the market.They will also see live demonstrations showing how barrier performance can be op- timized through coating combina- tions in air and vacuum. On October 16-17, Bobst Italia will introduce attendees to the full size Coating Pilot Line housed in Bobst Italia’s newly built Competence Cen- ter complex. The line, shown in live demonstrations on the day, will be used for real production process test- ing, R&D trials, development of new products and promo batches.

by Greg Kishbaugh

A record number 550 delegates were welcomed to the 28th annual EskoWorld tech event, held June 24-26 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Conference Center in Nashville,Tennessee. The event gathered together customers who are brand owners and suppliers from across the packaging and print sector to dis-

cover, demonstrate and discuss the latest innovations that can add value to their businesses. Unique in the event landscape in that it provides a platform for the entire value chain to interact and exchange ideas, EskoWorld brings brands and their suppli- ers together to learn about solutions for challenges they have in common. Melissa Plemen, Esko Director of Marketing North America, said that as part of the three-day event packaging professionals will learn how they can gain new capabilities, using Esko tools to deliver error-free packaging for their customers faster than ever before. Robert B. Tucker, President of The Innovation Resource, provided the keynote address for EskoWorld.

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