Project Update March 2019

The Roto-Hybrid team have recently delivered a technology update at the Gravure Association of the Americas (GAA) Conference in Clearwater, Florida. The project has been progressing to schedule and entering into the second phase, a series of technology trials have been undertaken. The Roth-Hybrid EU Project For those not familiar with the project, the [...]

Project Update October 2018

The Roto-Hybrid team have recently delivered a technology update at the Gravure Association of the Americas (GAA) Technical Conference in Cincinnati, Ohio. The European Commission have funded our 24 month, €3m EC grant to bring to market the state-of-the-art Roto-Hybrid Process and we were pleased to give the GAA, future customers and project stakeholders [...]

Year 1 Project review with the European Commission completed

The Roto-Hybrid team have recently completed the first project review with the European Commission of our 24 month, €3m EC grant to bring to market the state-of-the-art Roto-Hybrid Process. The process combines two novel pre-press gravure printing cylinder process technologies; namely the Hybrid Cylinder technology to enable an upscaled size variable printing cylinder production [...]

The question of Chrome Free Gravure

Since 2007, the REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and restriction of Chemicals) Directive has been in force across the EU and its aim and purpose is to ensure the safe use of chemicals throughout not just the flexible packaging supply chain and its uses in gravure and flexo printing, but other industries so as [...]

Year 1 of the European Commission funded Green Gravure Grant completed

The Roto-Hybrid technology team from Karm Research Group (KRG) have recently completed the first year of its €3m European Commission funded 24 month grant to bring to market the innovative Roto-Hybrid Process. The process brings together two innovative pre-press gravure printing cylinder technologies which combine to provide the gravure industry with a size variable [...]