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Press Releases from GEW (EC) Limited (17 total)

GEW registers record influx at Labelexpo Europe 2017 in Brussels

For GEW Labelexpo Europe was unquestionably the major event for the label printing industry in 2017. At the GEW stand the manufacturer of UV systems presented new LED and conventional UV curing solutions targeted at label printing businesses of all types and sizes with an emphasis on the food industry. The fact that each and every GEW UV system installed today is ready for LED operation resolutely positions GEW as the

GEW announces appointment of new Director, International Sales

GEW, the British manufacturer of UV systems for printing and converting machines, announces the appointment of Marcus Greenbrook as its new Director, International Sales, with immediate effect. Marcus will be responsible for contributing to GEW’s overall strategy and will oversee worldwide sales, strategic business partnerships and marketing reporting to Malcolm Rae, Managing Director at GEW. Marcus comments: “I am delighted to take up the position of Director, International Sales and see the

GEW releases ultra-wide UV system video

GEW has released a new video to illustrate how wide-web converters can benefit from GEW’s fully air-cooled NUVA2 UV systems. The NUVA2 lamphead is available in widths of up to 2.50m and boasts particularly fast switch-on and cool-down cycles achieving considerable electricity and time savings. It addresses the specific requirements of converters who need to coat substrates in extreme widths. Likora GmbH in Germany upgraded the final varnishing station on one

Phenix Label boost capabilities with LED UV from GEW

Phenix Label of Olathe, Kansas have installed an additional UV printing press with LED UV to boost reliability and production speed. Phenix Label Company, Inc. is a business with a longstanding tradition in the manufacture of self-adhesive labels with headquarters in Olathe, Kansas. It was originally founded in 1896 and today continues to be a family-owned business run by Hans M. Peter, the founder’s great-grandson. Their product range includes innovative labelling

GEW with complete UV line-up at 2017 ICE shows in Munich and Orlando

GEW will be exhibiting at this year’s ICE shows in Munich and Orlando to present the latest releases of their line of specialist UV curing systems for the coating and converting industries. Both events will be an opportunity to update the professionals on the full range of UV equipment for use with coating and converting machinery supplied by the British manufacturer. As an expert for UV curing technology GEW has become

GEW with LED UV at Graphispag in Barcelona

GEW will be exhibiting at this year’s Graphispag exhibition in Barcelona, Spain to present the latest releases of their line of specialist UV curing systems for the printing and converting industries. The event will be an opportunity to update the professionals on the full range of UV equipment for use with printing presses and converting machinery supplied by the British manufacturer. As an expert for UV curing technology GEW has become

Etygraf installs pioneering LED UV flexo press

Etygraf in Spain have installed a new Bobst M4L flexo printing press fitted with an LED UV curing system by GEW to boost efficiency and curing performance. It is one of the first narrow-web presses fully equipped with LED UV curing in Europe. Etiquetas y Gráficas, SL (Etygraf) is based in Sueca not far from Valencia, Spain. The printing methods used are aqueous and UV flexo printing, UV screenprinting and digital

Folex endorse GEW UV curing technology

Folex Coating GmbH in Cologne, Germany have added UV curing capability to their principal coating line. Folex is a coating and finishing specialist converting a wide variety of films and foils for offset, gravure and inkjet printing applications and the electronics industry. In 2016 Folex installed a UV curing station on their principal coating line and integrated a GEW-made 170cm-wide NUVA2 UV system with an 18kW RHINO electronic power supply. The UV

Caldicot Metal Decorating enhances Crabtree, KBA presses with GEW UV

Caldicot Metal Decorating have upgraded two of their presses, a Crabtree FastReady 4-colour press and a 4-colour KBA MetalStar, with high performance GEW UV curing systems to improve reliability and energy efficiency. Caldicot Metal Decorating is a company with a longstanding tradition. The business has been operating from its site in Caldicot, South Wales, as a metal decorator for the metal packaging industry for over a century. End products include high

Olympus Print reports superior longevity of genuine manufacturer’s spare parts

Olympus Print Group in Leeds invested in several high spec Nilpeter FA-4 combination presses with GEW-made E2C UV curing systems, offering UV flexo, UV digital and UV screen printing and hot/cold foiling. With the set-up Olympus have realised substantial power savings and have been able to achieve exceptionally high lamp durabilities. Traditional mercury arc lamps are the workhorses of the UV label printing industry. Whilst GEW has many UV system installations

Likora upgrade gravure press with GEW UV system

Likora GmbH in Germany upgraded an existing gravure printing line in order to save energy and to improve the efficiency of their operation. Likora GmbH is a family-run business based in Horn-Bad Meinberg in Westphalia. The company was founded in 1983 and was originally located in Detmold. In 1991 Likora moved to their current production site and over the years, with their emphasis on quality, reliability and flexibility, were able to

GEW at InPrint 2016 in Milan

At InPrint 2016 in Milan GEW will display its proven range of arc lamp and LED UV curing systems for printing and coating applications available in widths from 10cm up to 2.5m with a single lamp. GEW UV systems are robust, versatile, fully air-cooled systems for applications in the inkjet and industrial printing industries. GEW’s NUVA2 arc lamp UV system is engineered for efficiency and lowest maintenance. Active air-cooling and optically

GEW with air-cooled LED UV technology at Labelexpo Americas 2016

At Labelexpo Americas, taking place in Rosemont, Illinois, 13 to 15 September, GEW will show its comprehensive range of UV curing systems comprising mercury arc systems, LED systems and hybrid systems together with the associated fully hybrid RHINO ArcLED electronic power supply. The complete line-up will be on display on booth 3500 in hall C at the Rosemont Convention Center. Fully air-cooled LED UV GEW are now launching the new, fully aircooled

Working Without Waste comes to Paris

For their sixth conference, Working Without Waste is heading for Paris. The event takes place on 30 September 2016 at the hotel Mercure Paris La Villette. Jean Poncet, editor in chief of the label and packaging magazine ETI&PACK will host the event and the guest speaker is printing industry specialist and narrow web consultant John Penhallow. Experts from AB Graphic, Avery Dennison, AVT, CERM, Flint, GEW, GSE Dispensing, Lundberg Tech and Martin

GEW strike deal with MGM as distributor for France

GEW (EC) Limited, the manufacturer of UV curing systems for printing and coating applications based in England, has struck deal with MGM to distribute GEW narrow web UV systems in France. Founded in 1976, Matériel Graphique Moderne S.A. (MGM) is an importer and distributor of equipment and supplies for the flexographic, packaging and label printing professionals. The company is headquartered in Sucy-en-Brie just south-east of Paris where they operate a 1000m2-warehouse

Indonesian label converter reports on impact of new UV system from GEW

PT Aneka Rupa Tera in Indonesia has equipped its Comco label press with GEW UV curing for increased production efficiency and improved reliability. PT Aneka Rupa Tera (ART) was originally founded in Surabaya, Indonesia’s second largest city, in 1985 and moved to larger production facility in Sidoarjo, East Java in 2006. Today the company is one of the major label converters in the country and operates some 20 printing presses on

GEW launch fully aircooled LED UV curing system

GEW (EC) Limited is the leader in the design and manufacture of advanced UV curing systems for the label printing, coating and digital printing industry. With the advances in UV LED technology, the use of UV LEDs for curing in the printing process has become increasingly visible throughout the industry. GEW have taken LED curing one step further by introducing a fully aircooled LED UV lamphead. Since their inception, UV LEDs