Flexo Market News
September 9, 2013
Opens R&D Center
Comexi Group has opened the Comexi Group Re-
search, a 550 square meter permanent space dedicat-
ed to the research and development of new
The Research Center will be dedicated to both its
own preliminary prototypes testing and validation
tasks (software, mechanisms) and to different works
on equipment and solutions to be incorporated into
Comexi’s Group products.
The Comexi Group Research Centre will be open
to collaborative research among clients, partners and
co-suppliers. The Centre includes a f lexographic
printing system prepared to print in Solvent Base,
Water Base,Water Based EB andWetFlex.
Siegwerk Hosts Printing
Center Grand Opening
As Siegwerk Canada and USA (CUSA) hosted a
grand opening event for its new Center for Printing
Excellence. After a year of work with the ground-
breaking beginning August 2012, Siegwerk has be-
come fully-operational with its new pilot press at its
Des Moines, Iowa, facility (CUSA headquarters).
“Siegwerk CUSA has truly exhibited one of its key
corporate values of foresight in building the Center
of Printing Excellence,”Dave Hiserodt, President Flex-
ible Packaging division stated.“Foresight to carry not
only Siegwerk, but also its customers and co-supplier
partners into the next stage of printing while proac-
tively working together on co-developments and
other key projects.This definitely is an exciting time
for the Siegwerk organization.”
The Center for Printing Excellence will house a
pilot press with capabilities to print gravure or flexo-
graphic for use with solvent-based or water-based ink
technology.There will also be space to add extrusion
lamination capabilities, which will be completed in
the near future.
Masterwork USA Earns
Must See ‘Ems at PRINT 13
Masterwork USA has been chosen as a PRINT 13
Must See ‘Ems winner for two of its premier pieces of
equipment.The MK420MINI Q full automatic carton in-
spection machine and the MK21060STE Duopress foil
stamping/die-cutting combination machine with strip-
ping were chosen among 49 winning technologies.
Masterwork USA will be exhibiting at PRINT 13 from
September 8-12 in Chicago, Illinois, at Booth #1267.