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           GSE’s plans for Labelexpo                                                               Altana

                                                                                                   acquires stake
           Southeast Asia 2023                                                                     group Altana has acquired a
                                                                                                     The specialty chemicals

            GSE has confirmed it will                                        and  application  needs  –   stake  in the  tech  startup
           be showcasing its ink dis-                                        including label, flexible   Saralon, specializing in the
           pensing and management                                            packaging, carton and cor-  development of inks for
           software for standardizing                                        rugated board printing.  printing electronics. It also
           color quality and cutting                                           The GSE Colorsat ink dis-  offers prefabricated elec-
           waste in label and packaging                                      pensers are available for UV,   tronic components that ena-
           printing at the upcoming                                          LED-UV, low-migration,   ble printers to quickly build
           Labelexpo Southeast Asia at                                       water-based and solvent ink
           the booth of its distributor,                                     sets, and flexo, gravure and   capacities for printing elec-
           Techno Global Graphics.                                           screen processes.     tronics.
            ‘Good management of ink   GSE equipment will be available at the booth of its distributor  Saralon was founded in
           and color-making processes                                          They feature exchangea-  Chemnitz, Germany, in
           is vital for lessening the   quality on-demand, without  – cutting costs even further   ble pumps and valves and   2015. Since the seed phase,
           impact of rising operating   wasteful remakes – dramati-  and potentially shortening   may optionally incorporate   th e  TG F S
           costs that label printers are   cally cutting ink consump-  lead times.’  accessories, such as agitators   Technologiegründerfonds
           facing in this tough trading   tion and material loss.   GSE’s program of modular   and heaters, for optimally   Sachsen has been supporting
           climate,’ said Onno Deen,   Additionally, software   Colorsat ink dispensers can   conditioning inks that sup-
           area sales manager at GSE.   programs are automating   cut out waste, errors and   ply the dispensing unit.   the company as a venture
           ‘Ink dispensing systems, for   just about every ink-related   delay in color preparation -   Their modular design allows   capital investor. The startup
           preparing accurate brand   process in the print work-  potentially reducing ink   easy adaptation for handling   has continued to expand its
           shades in precise quantities,  flow, from purchasing to   usage by up to 30 percent.   new ink sets or reformulated   portfolio of innovative prod-
           give you repeatable color   reusing inks to batch tracing  They are tailored to volume   inks.  ucts for printed electronics.

           UFlex felicitates Indian blind                                    Kodak reports 24

           cricket team                                                      percent sales increase

            UFlex CMD Ashok                                                    Kodak has reported 24
           Chaturvedi has felicitated                                        percent increase in sales
           the Indian Blind Cricket                                          volume of Kodak Sonora
           Team at the UFlex corpo-                                          process free plates in India
           rate offices in Noida, India.                                     over the previous year.
           UFlex also gave a CSR grant                                       There are many reasons
           of INR 50 lac (60,394 USD)                                        why more printers in India
           to promote blind cricket in                                       are joining the well over
           India in FY23.  The Indian                                        6,000 users of Kodak
           Blind Cricket Team, affili-  UFlex CMD Ashok Chaturvedi felicitated Indian Blind Cricket Team  Sonora Process Free Plates   Kodak’s sales increase in India
           ated with the Cricket                                             around the world.
                                                                                                     Simon Gan, VP, regional
           Association for the Blind   physio, at the felicitation   cricketers but their grit and   Sonora Plates eliminate   sales, GCC/SEA, Kodak,
                                 ceremony held at their cor-
           (CABI), has completed a   porate offices earlier today.    determination has put   electricity, water, devel-  said, ‘We are excited to have
           hat-trick by winning their   Chaturvedi said: ‘It is   them on the global map. We   oper, replenisher and gum-  reached this very signifi-
           third T20 World Cup for the   heartening to see the hat   would like to urge BCCI to   ming solution, and   cant milestone with our
           B l i nd .  T he y  b e a t   trick performance of the   recognize the Indian Blind   clean-out finisher associ-  Sonora Process Free Plates
           Bangladesh by an impres-  Indian Blind Cricket Team   Cricket Team and provide   ated with conventional   in India. We are confident
           sive margin of 120 runs at   at the T20 World Cup and   strong financial support to   plate processing. Since   that even more printers will
           the M Chinnaswamy     we are all proud of their   the players so that they can   there isn’t any chemistry   want to benefit from the
                                                                             used, and no plate proces-
           Stadium in Bengaluru.    achievement. Their win-  continue to make India   sor in need of cleaning and   efficiency advantages of our
            Chaturvedi also gave a   ning streak in the World   proud. We, at UFlex, are   maintenance, there is also   process-free plates in the
           cheque of INR 51,000 (616   Cup is a testament to the   glad that we got an oppor-  no waste chemicals or con-  near future. Therefore, we
                                 fact that with the right sup-
           USD) each to 17 players ꟷ   port and motivation, you   tunity to play our role in   taminated residual liquids   expect the enormous
           part of the current squad of   can be a winner, in spite of   promoting cricket for the   to be disposed of and   growth of our Sonora Plates
           the Indian Blind Cricket   all odds. It has not been an   blind and will continue to   Sonora Plates help reduce   business in India to con-
           Team, their coach, and   easy journey for these   cheer for them.’  waste on press.     tinue in the coming years.’
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