Domino Printing will be showing its most technically advanced printers at Pack Expo Las Vegas Sept. 28-30. It will showcase six new products, including the North American preview of a coding system. Described by Domino technicians as the “most efficient and easiest to operate of its kind,” the new coding system will allow customers to reduce downtime and increase line efficiency.
Following the 2013 release of Videojet’s 1620 and 1650 Ultra High Speed ink-jet printers, the latest rollout offers enhanced microprinting and uptime, according to a company press release.
The new 1650 High Resolution (HR) and 1620 HR Continuous Inkjet (CIR) printers are capable of printing characters as small as 0.6 millimeters in height and at speeds of up to 348 meters per minute. Pharmaceutical applications that will benefit from microprinting include bottles, labels, vials/ampules, tubes, pouches, cartons, and barrier materials.
Markem-Imaje announces the acquisition of Heidelberg CSAT GmbH (CSAT) from Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG. CSAT manufactures printing systems for the pharmaceutical and labeling industries.
The transaction expands Markem-Imaje’s technology portfolio and broadens the market reach of CSAT’s solutions through their expansive geographical coverage and services presence, according to Markem-Imaje President Serge Kral.
Medical Design & Manufacturing (MD&M) East 2011, EastPack, and a number of its sister shows will be held at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City June 7–9, 2011, with conferences beginning a day early on June 6. 2011.
Interpack 2011 will take place from May 12 to 18 in Düsseldorf, Germany. As of mid-March, show organizer Messe Düsseldorf GmbH was expecting approximately 2700 exhibitors from roughly 60 countries. These packaging and process solution providers will again be occupying all 19 halls of the Düsseldorf exhibition center.
Exhibitors showcasing pharmaceutical and medical device related packaging equipment and materials will be among the companies occupying more than a dozen halls.
The annual pharmaceutical manufacturing and packaging show Interphex will be held March 29–31 in New York City at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center. The event will exhibit more than 650 resources for equipment, innovations, solutions, products, and services for small and large molecule manufacturing needs and provide the opportunity to meet with representatives of the 2011 Facility of the Year Award winners.