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will be 30-minute Flexible PackagingArena demonstra- tions running several times a day over the four days of Labelexpo Europe 2019.They will also include a pre- sentation from the UVFoodSafe group on the work it is conducting on best practice in UV curing of indirect food contact materials. Reaching An Audience Each session will be filmed live and relayed via large screens to show visitors. Sample packs will be avail- able, and representatives from the companies involved will be on hand to answer more detailed questions. “Flexible packaging is one of the fastest growing and most exciting areas of the label and package printing industry, so we decided to incorporate it as a major feature at our 40th anniversary edition of Labelexpo Europe,” said Lisa Milburn,Managing Director of Label- expo Global Series. Bobst Revo partner technologies include Apex GTT2.0 anilox technology with Bellissima DMS screen- ing;AVT Helios Turbo HD automatic inspection system for wider-web platforms up to 670mm; DuPont Cyrel FAST thermal plates; Esko workflow automation and CDI Crystal XPS flexo platemaking; Flint Group food packaging compliant inks; and X-Rite Pantone color measurement and standardization systems.

The first day will also feature a tour of the Sono- co Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics on Clemson’s campus. There, attendees will get a deep- er knowledge of pre-press processes and see cut- ting-edge equipment. The second day of the work- shop will feature classroom-style sessions.Bringing the hands-on component full circle, attendees will analyze samples from the press run the previous day. They’ll also learn from industry experts on technical consid- erations in paper and corrugated, inks, and machines. Labelexpo Europe To Debut Flexible Packaging Arena Labelexpo Europe 2019, taking place September 24- 27 in Brussels, Belgium, has announced details con- cerning its Flexible Packaging Arena. Seen for the very first time at the show, the Flexible Packaging Arena will showcase both conventional and digital converting of stand-up pouches to GMP quality assurance standards, along with information on the op- portunities currently offered by short run value added flexible packaging on mid-web in-line presses. Bobst and its REVO partners Apex,AVT,DuPont, Esko, Flint Group and X-Rite will show a conventional Bobst M6 combination press with inline lamination. There


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