Girona, 19th May 2014.- Comexi Group, a leading specialist in industry solutions for the flexible packaging conversion industry, and the Manel Xifra Boada Technological Center held a technical seminar on Flexible Packaging in Istanbul. The conferences, which involved the collaboration of country representative Mensad International Trading Co., gathered more than 90 people representing 42 companies linked to the converting industry in Turkey.
The seminar, held on April 29th and 30th, was inaugurated by the President of the Turkish Foundation of the Plastics Industry, Mr. Yavuz Eroglu, and the Vice President of Comexi Group, Mr. Ramon Xifra. After the inauguration, the first day was focused on printing, addressing technical aspects of the different technological solutions provided by the company.
On the second day, the presentations were focused on lamination, slitting and peripherals -related both to logistics and to the environment-, giving a huge importance to conferences dedicated to holography and to the use and wide range of possibilities of the in-line laser processes on slitting machinery as a solution to improve the finishing touch of packaging with the holographic proposal; and productivity, added value to the converter and response times to market with the laser one.
In addition to the maximum technical representatives for each of the areas of current products –printing (flexo, rotogravure and offset), lamination, slitting and peripheral equipment- the seminar also had the collaboration of Sun Chemical and Morchem in matters related to inks and lamination adhesives respectively.
According to the survey results, participants were very satisfied with the information and knowledge acquired. This fact has brought Comexi Group to contemplate and give continuity to this kind of activity in different markets.
Comexi Group in Turkey
The Catalan company began its collaboration with its representative Mensad International Trading Co. in November 2012. Currently, a year and a half after the first promotional trip, the two companies have consolidated the sale of 10 machines for the flexible packaging industry in the Turkish market.
The commitment of the Catalan company to this market and the trust that it has found in the area of conversion is a fact and it is demonstrated by the continuous visits of Turkish converters to the Catalan plant in Riudellots de la Selva, Girona, and the various projects that the company is currently participating in.