As part of L&L’s comprehensive preview of new products to be seen at Labelexpo Europe 2015, here the magazine highlights new products related to finishing that will be seen at the show. The full preview can be read in L&L issue 4, 2015, and online here, while you can read more about the following technologies on the L&L website: digital presses; conventional presses; inks, curing and drying; materials, adhesives and coatings; MIS and pre-press; ancillaries; finishing; inspection; linerless; and package printing. AB Graphic introduces a heavy duty flatbed hot foil head with rotatable foil feeds to allow for feeding foil along and across the web direction. Male female embossing can be performed simultaneously with the foil process and impression capacity has been increased to 50 tons. Benefits include increased capacity, more efficient use of foil, and the ability to run multiple foils and embossing in the same module. AB Graphic will also launch its new full rotary servo-drive Converter, redesigned to reduce overall footprint and set-up waste on job changes. The Converter at the show will be demonstrated with a fully automatic Vectra turret rewinder. Barry Wehmi...