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BYK Additives & Instruments, one of the world’s leading suppliers in the field of additives and measuring instruments, yesterday held a groundbreaking ceremony for its new integrated site located in Shanghai Chemical Industry Park.
Akzo Nobel has announced today that Chief Executive Ton Büchner steps down with immediate effect due to health reasons. The company has announced Thierry Vanlancker as the new CEO.
Globally the demand for ecologically optimised products is growing. Brand owners are responding by intensified efforts to not only optimise their products, but also the packaging and other print products with respect to sustainability. In order to document the achievements in protecting environment and resources, a growing number of print products are nowadays awarded with eco-labels from governmental and non-governmental organisations.
BYK is delighted to have received two accolades from China: Ringier Trade Media, the publisher of “Coatings and Inks China”, has recognized BYK in the categories “2017 Ringier Technology Innovation Awards - Coatings Industry” and “Innovators of the Year”.
Announced in advance as „the world’s largest in-house exhibition for UV and LED UV technology”, IST METZ now reports official numbers: 45 exhibitors and 920 guests from 33 countries took part in the UV DAYS 2017, thereby breaking its own records. For four days last week the company area of IST METZ GmbH in Nürtingen near Stuttgart, Germany was dedicated for the eighth time to UV and LED UV technology.
At UV DAYS, the world’s largest in-house exhibition for UV and LED UV applications, from 15th to 18th May IST METZ is presenting the new LEDcure for sheetfed offset printing for the very first time – the most innovative system of its kind.
IST Metz building
For more than four decades, IST METZ GmbH has been manufacturing presses and coatings for UV and UV curing. Nürtingen’s mechanical engineer will celebrate its 40th anniversary on May 15 in the course of its in-house exhibition UV DAYS.
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Running parallel to its in-house exhibition UV DAYS, the world’s largest in-house exhibition for UV and LED in the print sector, from 15th to 18th May 2017 IST METZ organizes UV Forum for the first time. Here, IST METZ and partners provide a comprehensive overview of current developments in UV and LED UV in industrial applications.
hubergroup possesses great expertise when it comes to manufacturing safe food packaging.
Price adjustments are inevitable, due to rising cost especially for binders