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  • Karm Research Group in the UK was specifically set up to bring to market, a new gravure printing cylinder technology. Since then KRG has gone from strength to strength and in addition to pioneering additional innovations in the gravure industry the group has also undertaken research projects and the development of specialist materials for use in the biomedical, construction and engineering sectors

Year 1 of KRG European Commission Grant project completed

23 March, 2018
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The Roto-Hybrid technology team from Karm Research Group (KRG) have recently completed the first annual project review with the European Commission of the €3m, 24 month, European Commission funded grant to bring to market the innovative Roto-Hybrid Process. The process is the culmination of several years of research and development and combines two novel pre-press […]

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Roto-Hybrid team from Karm Research Group attend GAA

22 March, 2018
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The Roto-Hybrid team from Karm Research Group recently gave a technology update at the recent 2018 GAA Gravure Global Summit in Clearwater, Florida USA. In addition to the update on both the Hybrid Cylinder and the HCR chrome replacement cylinder coating technology the GAA summit saw presentations covering a range of topics from the use […]

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Roto-Hybrid technology trials underway

22 March, 2018
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The Roto-Hybrid technology team from Karm Research Group have delivered a number of presentations recently to audiences at a number of printing and packaging conferences and meetings such as the European Rotogravure Association (ERA) and Gravure Association of the Americas (GAA) respectively and KRG are pleased to report that the Roto-Hybrid project has now entered into […]

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Roto-Hybrid Process® 2017 review

01 February, 2018
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2017 was an active year for Karm Research Group and its companies. A year which saw the introduction of the Roto-Hybrid Process® to allow the simultaenous development of complementary gravure and gravure cylinder technologies to better address the current and future needs of various gravure markets over and above the innovative Hybrid Cylinder. The Roto-Hybrid […]

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Karm Research Roto-Hybrid team speak at ERA

27 November, 2017
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The Roto-Hybrid team recently attended and spoke at the ERA Paper and the ERA Environment, Health and Safety Commissions meeting in Würzburg, Germany. At a time when there is much uncertainty as to the up and coming REACH regulations in respect of chromium compounds in gravure and their future use, increasing regulations and possible outright […]

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  • About KRG

    Karm Research Group is a research and development focused group of companies with active projects in the printing and packaging, electronics, healthcare and construction sectors.
  • Roto-Hybrid Process

    To participate in a technology trial please see www.rotohybrid.com for more details