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PrintMirror         August 01
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Major Chinese printer growing with Rapida technology

The Chinese print group Leo has its origins in a small factory set up in Hong Kong in 1982. The first investment on the Chinese mainland followed in 1989 with the opening of a factory in Nanhai District. At the end of 1991, the Leo Group then established Heshan Astros Printing in the city of Heshan. Constant expansion of the overseas market fostered healthy growth for Heshan Astros Printing and the other group subsidiaries.
Flint Group presents high quality systems for flexo printing at ProFlex

Flint Group will again participate at ProFlex in Stuttgart, which will take place on September 10, and 11, 2013 at the Stuttgart Media University. Visitors of the 68th DFTA symposium can find comprehensive information on Flint Group’s portfolio of innovative products, technologies and sustainable solutions at stand #22.
Printing Industries of America judges CGS’ Oris Lynx with InterTech Technology Award 2013

The Printing Industries of America has distinguished CGS’ new cloud-based colour management system – Oris Lynx – with the prestigious 2013 InterTech Technology Award. This year’s award will be presented to CGS at Print 13 in Chicago, on September 8, 2013.
Print Simulator TouchConsoles released

TouchConsole interface for printing simulators was recently introduced at the Chinaprint trade show in Beijing. This technology has made it possible for Sinapse to provide its users with the experience of press operation without the costs and constraints of a real press console.
Sun Chemical Performance Pigments Expands Services and Products to Brazil and Latin America

Sun Chemical Performance Pigments has made an important and critical investment in Brazil and Latin America by expanding its dedicated regional sales and service team, local warehousing, and lab support for its pigment products dedicated to the coatings, cosmetics, inks, plastics and specialties markets.
QI Press Controls' mRC-3D register cameras for 3V format ‘The Columbus Dispatch’

‘The Columbus Dispatch,’ who converted their newspaper production to a compact format in January 2013, has again invested to improve quality and efficiency. mRC-3D plays an important role in this process.
Labelexpo adds new show in Southeast Asia

The Labelexpo Global Series has announced the addition of a brand new exhibition to its award winning events portfolio. The Indonesia Label Show will take place from 26 – 28 May 2014 at the Jakarta International Expo, Indonesia.
Izvestiya pioneers high-volume digital book printing in Russia

Following its investment in a Screen Truepress Jet520EX mono web press last year, Moscow publishing house Izvestiya is on target to achieve its objective of printing 250,000-1 million books a month (depending on size) by 2015 and an annual revenue close to Euro 3 million. Izvestiya chose the Truepress Jet520EX, supplied by YAM International, to print high quality, short-run books and magazines and is the first project of its kind in Russia and CIS.
X-Rite launches i1Profiler v1.5 to save time and resources for print and photo applications

X-Rite, Incorporated has introduced i1Profiler v1.5 for premedia, prepress, photo and print shop customers so they can improve workflow efficiency and operate equipment effectively through better management of legacy print work. With Device Link, the i1Pro 2 helps pre-press, pre-media, photo and print operations to manage hybrid printing environments.
Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG Annual General Meeting for Financial Year 2012/2013

Around 1,750 shareholders participated in the Annual General Meeting of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) for financial year 2012/2013, which was held on 24 July 2013 at the Congress Center Rosengarten in Mannheim. Around 32 percent of the company's share capital was represented at the event.
Zoo Printing Extends National Footprint with its Fifth and Sixth Efi Vutek Printer Purchases

Efi has announced that Zoo Printing has installed its fifth and sixth Efi Vutek superwide format printers – a Vutek GS3250r UV roll-to-roll printer (photo) and a Vutek GS3250LX Pro LED UV flatbed/roll hybrid printer – at its Commerce, California (USA), headquarters facility. The two new printers have helped Zoo continue its significant growth pace, giving the company the ability to provide very high-quality, quick-turnaround graphics on a wide range of substrates.
Bobst Manchester Launching Next Generation Bobst General K5000 at Open House

Bobst Manchester will be holding an Open House at the Heywood technology Centre on 15th October 2013. Customers who attend will witness a next generation K5000 machine with the focus on: High barrier metallization – a new approach to defect elimination to achieve higher barrier films.
Critical Research to Provide Unique Perspectives on Developing Industry Markets

Primir, the Print Industries Market Information and Research Organization, announced that the organization has two critical studies underway on timely topics for completion by the end of 2013.
Eagle Systems installs Hot Foil System at FRIP Finishing

Graphic Art Systems, Inc., a U.S. based developer and manufacturer of foil enhancement equipment, has announced the completed installation of its Eagle Hot Foil system at FRIP Finishing in the United Kingdom. Headquartered 110 miles north of London, FRIP today is recognized as UK’s largest print finisher.
CGS appoints Visual Business Systems as main distributor of Oris solutions for the Nordics

CGS Publishing Technologies International, a global leader of print stabilization software, colour management solutions, digital proofing systems and media, has announced that Visual Business Systems, Stockholm, Sweden, has been appointed as the main distributor for the Nordics for all Oris print stabilization and colour management solutions.
Cutting-edge technology in northern Bavaria

Printing firms have to adapt to current developments brought on by technological advancements and fundamental shifts in the market as well as actively shaping their future and anticipating new trends. Spintler Druck und Verlag in Weiden, Germany, is a prime example of a company which not only embraces new processes but is also committed to actively shaping them.
Goss highlights new ideas, unmatched resources and leading technology at Print 2013

At Print 13 in Chicago, September 8-12, Goss International will continue its ‘See Things Differently’ theme, emphasizing unique advantages and opportunities for commercial, newspaper and packaging printers. The company will highlight Goss and Ferag technology, recent projects in the Americas and its unmatched manufacturing and support resources in this region.