Actega, manufacturer of specialty coatings, inks, adhesives and sealing compounds for the print and packaging industry, has announced a collaborative agreement with Makro Labelling. The partnership aims to accelerate the development and supply of container application machines for Signite® - a sustainable decoration technology which has been widely recognized by brand owners and the labelling industry as one of the most potentially transformative and progressive technologies to be developed in recent years.
Xeikon America, Inc. today announced that two of its flagship Xeikon SX30000 digital printing presses have been purchased by HM Document Solutions, a large full-service printing, mailing and digital services provider. The new machines will be installed shortly at HMDS’ Pittsburgh, PA. and Jacksonville, FL. facilities.
From 13 – 14 June 2023, Drewsen Spezialpapiere will exhibit at “Identity Week” in the new host city of Amsterdam. The company therefore cordially invites all interested parties to visit booth 350 to gain an insight into Drewsen's security papers and to discuss anti-counterfeiting solutions.
Kodak announced it has acquired Graphic Systems Services Inc. (GSS), a provider of web inkjet press transport systems and other print-related components and engineering services. The acquisition reflects Kodak’s ongoing investment in digital print technology, giving the company greater control over its supply chain for inkjet press components and additional engineering expertise as it seeks to expand its growing portfolio of inkjet presses.
Redfern Labels has welcomed a new MPS EF 340 next generation flexo press to its production facility in Johannesburg. The machine sale was led by Patrick Aengenvoort, Rotocon director and co-owner; and Marius van Lith, MPS Regional Sales Director with the installation completed by a team of MPS and Rotocon service technicians.
Scodix, provider of digital embellishment solutions for the graphic arts industry, announces that online printer Printed Easy has installed the Scodix B1 Ultra 6000 Smart High Definition (SHD) system. The commercial printing company chose the Scodix Ultra 6000 Press, powered by SHD capabilities, to achieve the highest of quality embellishment options at the lowest cost per sheet for decorating SRA3 to B1 sheet prints.
The Bernard Group (TBG), a North American visual merchandising company, recently purchased four Jeti Tauro H3300 UHS LED systems from Agfa. As TBG sought to enhance their visual merchandising offerings, they evaluated various factors such as print quality, sustainability, environmental impact, ink cost and mileage, ink and consumable availability, maintenance, service, device flexibility, and vendor relationship.
This week, from 24 - 25 May, Chemspec Europe 2023 will open its doors at Messe Basel, Switzerland, to offer a unique marketplace for product sourcing, whilst connecting industry experts worldwide and providing valuable updates on trends and regulations via an extensive conference programme. With a highly specialised exhibition profile, the 36th International Exhibition for Fine and Speciality Chemicals is the meeting point for buyers, traders, and agents searching for bespoke, new approaches and innovative substances.
The Roser printing company from Salzburg in Austria is repositioning itself in postpress with the Primera Pro saddle stitcher from Muller Martini and is thus ideally equipped for its continuous growth course. In recent months, Roser has caused a sensation internationally with its “Energy Community” theme. Even the German edition of “National Geographic” picked up on the topic and wrote an article with the headline “My energy, your energy”.
Koenig & Bauer Banknote Solutions announced the creation of a new strategic partnership with Gietz in the domain of OVD application for banknotes. The objectives of this new relationship are defined in a Joint Development Agreement, under which both parties commit to leveraging their respective competencies and technologies to improve and develop OVD application platforms for banknote printers. The fusion of technologies, expertise, and research in this domain creates a unique opportunity for both organisations to explore and discover new ways to create value for our trusted customers while maintaining the highest standards in OVD application, synonymous with the banknote printing industry.
As full-line supplier to the paper industry and gold sponsor of the Zellcheming trade fair, Voith will present solutions for an efficient and sustainable paper production under the motto “Papermaking for Life” at booth 51, Hall North. The hybrid trade fair will take place from June 20-22, 2023, at the RheinMain Congress Center (RMCC) in Wiesbaden, Germany, and will provide a dialog platform for forward-looking process and product technology innovations for the paper, pulp and fiber-based industries.
At the end of March, the Technical Association of the Hungarian Paper and Printing Industry (PNYME) organised a special event in Belgrade called “Print & Finishing” – with over 100 attendees from Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Germany and Austria. A series of presentations enabled the association members to gather information on the latest industry trends, with a focus on commercial and book production. A subsequent practical session was hosted by the book printing company Publikum, a long-standing Rapida user based in Belgrade.