Esterlam Ltd to present at Label Forum Japan 2019

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Esterlam Ltd to present at Label Forum Japan 2019

Commercial Director Neil Hailey will join 20 other speakers from the top industrial pundits worldwide in the specialist Technical Sessions.

Neil, whose parents invented the world’s first synthetic doctor blade over 40 years ago, is a well-known figure in the print and labelling industry. His technical knowledge and expertise is second to none as too his passion for the printing industry as well as new, emerging technologies.

“I’m delighted to be representing Esterlam during the Technical Session at Label Forum Japan 2019,” added Neil.   “It’s the only international event to attract the delegates from key label printing and converting industries in Japan and I’m very much looking forward to meeting them.”

With presentations by industry experts, Label Forum Japan 2019 is held over two-days and includes more than 22 sessions. All delegates listen to the key speeches through the simultaneous translation system and will feature the trends and new developments for Japanese label industry. Sessions will attract over 200 delegates from key label and packaging industry.

“The conference will include the latest developments in Japanese label industries” said Neil. “It will be a good opportunity to learn the Japanese label market and find out more about the current challenges facing the industry.  Here at Esterlam, we’ve over 40 years experience in finding solutions for this market and I’m very much looking forward to seeing what latest developments are leading the industry.”

Label Forum Japan 2019 will be held with “conference” sharing market trends, “exhibition” gathering latest equipment and materials includes demonstrations, “label pavilion” displaying label products, and “VIP reception” for networking. converting industries, solutions and technologies for Japanese label industry to accelerate the globalization.

“As well featuring in the expert speakers conference, we will also be exhibiting in the show too,”  added Neil.  It’ll be a great opportunity to meet customers face-to-face and network in what promises to be the largest show since 2005.

Delegates can see Neil in the conference on Day 2 at 13:45pm, 10th July 2019 and in the exhibition stand with DKSH Japan and Gallus, No. E-1

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Esterlam International Ltd

Lee Mill Industrial Estate, Ivybridge, Devon, PL21 9GE England

E-mail: neil@esterlam.com

melanie@mykreative.co.uk

Telephone:  +44 (0)1752 690691

Esterlam & Fox Valley Technical College Forge New Partnership

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Esterlam Advanced Doctor Blades are proud to announce a new partnership with US training college Fox Valley (FVTC)

As the largest higher education system in the state, the Wisconsin Technical College System (WTCS) is the leader in the delivery of cutting-edge, skills-based education. The system offers over 500 programs of study and supports more than 300,000 enrolments each year.

With a Head Office based in the UK, Esterlam Ltd have been working with businesses and organisations in the US for a number of years and more recently, their presence has expanded to include some of the country’s largest manufacturers and organisations.

Esterlam Commercial Director Neil Hailey said “The increasing demand for our products in the USA has never been greater. We believe the success lies in the integrity of our products and our passion for the printing industry. We’re delighted to be working with Fox Valley, who are recognised as leading educational facility in flexo training.”
The FVTC Printing Technologies Education Center houses wide-web, narrow-web and corrugate flexographic facilities. “We’re very proud to be one of the professional associations working with Fox Valley, helping businesses from across the country and around the world” added Neil.

Located in a region rich in printing and converting firms, Fox Valley Technical College has developed specific expertise to serve the needs of the paper, printing and converting industries.
Esterlam have been working with FVTC on educating flexo printers on how to get the best performance from their flexo presses. Esterlam’s award winning. advanced synthetic doctor and containment blades are being used in this process and giving high quality results without the dangers associated with steel blades. In addition, training seminars for flexo press operators are being run with Esterlam as both doctor and containment blades on the PCMC Avanti 50” press. “FVTC have also been running the Esterlam E10 blades on their Mark Andy P series press too,” added Neil. “ Again, results have been very successful with instant start up, elimination of ink spitting and high quality print.”

Fox Valley Training College offers more than 240 associate degree, technical diploma and certificate programs, and instruction related to 16 apprenticeship trades, in addition to providing services to business and industry. The college serves about 50,000 people annually, more than any other technical college in Wisconsin.
Since inventing the world’s first synthetic doctor blades in the early 1970s, Esterlam have more than 40 years’ experience in doctor blade innovation, design and technical know-how. Their product range has grown to include everything needed to improve printing and coating processes to expand potential markets or simply improve operator safety. Their history and expertise in the industry has led to a worldwide presence through their extensive network of technical agents, who can supply their doctor blade products with full technical support globally.

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Esterlam International Limited
Eastway, Lee Mill Industrial Estate, Ivybridge, Devon, PL21 9GE, England
Tel: +44(0)1752 690691 Fax: -+44(0)01752 690436
Email: mail@esterlam.com

ICE EUROPE – Focus on digitalisation, individualisation & sustainability of products

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Later this week the Esterlam team will be exhibiting at the World’s Leading Exhibition for Paper, Film & Foil Converting will take place from 12 – 14 March 2019, at the Munich Trade Fair Centre in Germany.

At the 11th edition of ICE Europe, trade visitors from the international converting industry will be able to discover the latest technology trends as well as innovative production and converting processes. The most important trends at the show will be digitalisation, sustainability and individualisation as well as efficient machinery and solutions.

Due to the ongoing trend for recycling and an increasing demand for sustainable products,

the converting industry is currently undergoing a change. At the same time, individualised and high-quality products and packaging solutions are becoming ever more important. This requires innovative coating and finishing processes.

“The latest digitalisation and associated new smart technology products and packaging are so important in converting,” says Esterlam Commercial Director Neil Hailey. “Special films such as battery films, biopolymeric films, high barrier films, optical films, weatherable films and other speciality films offer functions that allow for their application in diverse areas

We cannot wait to exhibit the show and demonstrate how our latest, award winning doctor blades are keeping up with technology,” adds Neil.  “One such product is our special E Series blade which is perfect for a whole range of applications from battery separators for electric vehicles to aerospace and printed electronics to flat panel displays, photovoltaics and mobile phone technology. These specially developed blades are at the forefront of new technologies.”

Utilising the latest developments in advanced polymer technology, Esterlam’s innovative E Series have improved spring characteristics giving greater consistency and control over coat weights from start to finish. “Greater control means less wastage, increased yields and improved productivity,” added Neil. “Their self-lubricated qualities mean longer blade life with abrasive ceramic and graphite applications, plus significant reductions in roller wear “

Based in the UK, Esterlam are global leaders in providing doctor blade solutions for today’s demanding printing and coating industries.  Having developed the world’s first synthetic doctor blade for coating over 40 years ago, Esterlam will be exhibiting at the show Hall A5, stand 1864. 

Around 430 exhibitors from 25 different countries have booked their stand space at ICE

Europe 2019.  ICE Europe 2019 will take place in halls A5 and A6 at the Munich Trade Fair Centre in Germany. The 4th edition of CCE International, Europe’s only specialised trade fair for the corrugated and folding carton industry, will, once again, be held in parallel, in hall B6.

“We look forward to seeing everyone next week,” adds Esterlam Managing Director John Hailey.  “We welcome everyone from ICE as well as those attending CCE.  We work successfully in corrugated and packaging industries and are available to all companies associated in those industries to pop to our booth too. Pick up free product samples or just talk tech!”

Contact Us

Esterlam International Limited

Eastway, Lee Mill Industrial Estate, Ivybridge, Devon, PL21 9GE, England

Tel: +44(0)1752 690691  Fax: -+44(0)01752 690436

Email: mail@esterlam.com

Esterlam Success in India – Print Pack 2019

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Esterlam Ltd, who continue to forge partnerships worldwide in over 100 countries expanded their customer base in India earlier this month at PrintPack India.  The CGSASP team with Arun and Kunal Gandhi at the helm, are a well-established team of technically minded and professional people sourcing solutions for all their customers needs.  The companies they represent are testament to this professionalism and they are respected throughout the printing and coating industries in Asia.

The 14th edition of PrintPack series is an international exhibition on printing and packaging.  The exhibition, organized by Indian Printing, Packaging and Allied Machinery Manufacturers’ Association (IPAMA) with the Association of Label Printers & Suppliers, Screen Printers Association of India, All India Federation of Masters’ Printers helped make this year one of their best yet.

Printpack India exhibition showcases high-tech printing, packaging, and converting machines including In-Press, Post press, finishing, converting, digital and signage and packaging machines, all under one roof.  “The exhibition really helps industries to learn more and adopt the latest technological improvements in the field,” says Esterlam Commercial Director Neil Hailey.  “We were delighted to have exhibited with Arun & Kunal and the Capital Graphics (CGSASP) team.  It was a great opportunity to connect with experts and interact with each other on the most recent market innovations.”

Printpack India took place across 6 days with exhibitions and workshops at the India Expo Centre in Greater Noida, India.  “We’re really grateful to the CGS team for arranging everything and for their kind hospitality.  The meetings we had at the show combined with key customer visits and discussions with leading OEM’s were very informative and productive” adds Neil.  “A lot of the customers we met are running all the major presses such as Mark Andy, Gallus, Lombardi, Alliance, Nilpeter, MPS, Edale, Omet, Bobst etc and all the enclosed chamber systems including Tresu, H&B, Absolute, Printco and Delpro.”

The exhibition proved to be another successful show for the Esterlam team with new connections and customers. “Everybody is moving to Esterlam blades,” adds Neil. “Esterlam are the leading alternative to steel.  Recent results and award-winning print entries, production and performance benefits along with the safety benefits are reasons why so many narrow web and wide web converters are moving to Esterlam.”

Esterlam Ltd are the original inventors of the world’s first synthetic doctor blade over 40 years ago.  UK made, supplied and supported worldwide.

Contact Us

Esterlam International Limited
Eastway, Lee Mill Industrial Estate, Ivybridge, Devon, PL21 9GE, England
Tel: +44(0)1752 690691 Fax: -+44(0)01752 690436
Email: mail@esterlam.com

Capital Graphic Supplies joins Esterlam’s expanding global partnerships

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Award winning doctor blade manufacturer Esterlam Ltd confirm partnership deal with Capital Graphics (CGSASP) opening new markets in India.

 “We are thrilled to welcome Capital Graphics,” said Esterlam’s Commercial Director Neil Hailey. “Capital Graphics are key to offering Esterlam products to the print and coating industries in India. They have the people, the tools and all important technical knowledge and experience to supply our award winning Esterlam doctor blades with confidence. They will meet their customers growing demand, while still prioritizing technical and customer service.

“Our focus has always been our strong relationships with customers,” said Neil. “It’s a combination of the highest quality products, the technical support and service we provide that keeps us ahead of any competition, and for us, that’s a point of pride. Capital’s forward-thinking technology, sales support and a shared vision for the future of our industry means they’ll continue to provide our customers with the best service and products.”

Capital Graphic Supplies was launched in 1965 to cater to the newly emerging market for consumables for the Offset printing trade in India. The industry has grown tremendously since then from Letterpress to Digital and Capital Graphic Supplies has evolved with the times and has been instrumental in bringing new technologies to the flexo printing industry too.

As the printing industry was growing, the demands became more sophisticated and specialized and to cater to these needs, A. S. Print Aids Pvt. Ltd. was launched in 1985. The Indian Market opened up in the early 90s and we also diversified and specialized into two main segments i.e. the Digital Finishing Market and the Packaging Industry. Today our group represents the worlds top most technologies for Flexo and Digital Finishing, Mailing, Binding, Die cutting and Packaging Industries. Due to wide experience gained over the last five decades we can, in addition to the above, offer need based solutions for the Graphic Art Industry. We offer full technical support for our entire product range.

Capital Graphics’ Arun Gandhi added “We are delighted to be a distributor for Esterlam Ltd in India. With their support, we will be able to provide our current and future customers with a unique service offering targeted award winning doctor blade solutions for the print industry. We are very proud and focused on continued success in the digital finishing and packaging industries.”

Capital Graphics key expertise, especially within the narrow, midi & wide web industries will be a great asset to Esterlam” added Neil. “With them on board, we can offer the Indian market a complete service package with full technical support.”

Capital Graphics joins Esterlam along with other distributors worldwide. “Having these highly prestigious companies on board really strengthens our penetration opportunities globally,” added Neil.

Since inventing the world’s first synthetic doctor blades in the early 1970s, Esterlam have more than 40 years’ experience in doctor blade innovation, design and technical know-how. Their product range has grown to include everything needed to improve printing and coating processes to expand potential markets or simply improve operator safety. Their history and expertise in the industry has led to a worldwide presence through their extensive network of technical distributors, who can supply their doctor blade products with full technical support globally. As a result, they work successfully with leading machinery OEMs, corporations and blue-chip companies worldwide.