Flexo Market News
October 8, 2012
Esko Enters Into Strategic Partnership With
CHILI Publish For Online Packaging Editing
Esko will integrate the online editing technology of
CHILI Publish into its WebCenter web-based packag-
ing platform. Esko will also develop a new plug-in for
enabling users to open packaging
designs in WebCenter to create, edit and modify the
packaging content. With this new integration, a de-
signer or artwork creator will be able to publish an
document to a WebCenter pro-
ject. Content like barcodes, nutrition facts, regulatory
compliance data and more can then be provided by
the brand owner simply by going online, opening
and editing the document using the CHILI Editor
within theWebCenter browser window.
The new online packaging editing functionality will
be available through Esko channels by the end of
This new capability will be demonstrated in
North America at Graph Expo 2012, scheduled for
October 7-10 at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois.
Esko will be located in Booth 427 and CHILI Publish
will be located in Boot 971 at the show.
M-Tech Plastics Installs
Titan ER610 Compact Slitter Rewinder
M-Tech Plastics based in Gauteng (Johannesburg),
South Africa, recently installed a Titan ER610 com-
pact slitter rewinder, supplied in collaboration with
Beswick Machinery, the local agent for Atlas Convert-
ing Equipment Ltd. in the UK.”
The Titan ER610 is a high-performance slitter
rewinder designed to run at a production speed of
m/min and can handle a minimum 35mm slit width,
with a rewind diameter of 610mm. The 1650mm web
width machine installed at M-Tech Plastics also features
an integral edge-trim extraction system and an integral
shaftless unwind for a maximum 1000mm diameter
roll.The pneumatically-controlled braking system is said
to provide accurate web tension control and a digital
edge guide system controls lateral movement of the un-
wind reel.Also included is a high-speed HMI control sys-
tem with a 10-inch touchscreen terminal, non-language
symbols, compact flash memory and fault diagnostics.
PRPflexo Releases Online
Estimating Program
PRPflexo, Indianapolis, Indiana, a prepress services
and flexographic printing plate provider, has released
a new online estimating program for its customers.
PRPflexo now offers a complete plate estimating
program giving customers the ability to generate
their own estimates, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.