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PrintMirror         October 10
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From Gutenberg to digital: ERA discussed changes in the world of communication

ERA’s Annual Conference this year took place in Mainz, Germany on 30 September – 1 October. Delegates from publication gravure printers and the supply industry from all over the world followed the European Rotogravure Association’s invitation to discuss the ongoing changes in the world of communication and its impact on publication printing.
HP and Esko strengthen relationship to demonstrate the value of their combined solutions

Esko announces that its Kongsberg XP Auto digital cutting table has become the latest Esko solution to be installed at HP’s Demo Centre in Barcelona, Spain. This fully-automated, corrugated cutting machine for POS and short run production of packaging will run alongside HP’s latest portfolio addition, the HP Scitex FB10000 Industrial Press.
Matching the Hottest Topics in the industry, Meeting with the Market Needs

Currently, China is at its critical moment of rapid growing on industrialization, informationization, urbanization and agricultural modernization. The demand on energy is increasing tremendously and the restriction on resources is getting tight. It comes to the sprint period for energy-saving and low emission tasks in the 2nd half year in 2013.
Newsprinters, UK: Rotary sealing achieves unrivalled net output

When reorganizing its printing activities, Newsprinters considered whether it could produce TV Magazine ‒ it's inserted into the Saturday edition of the Sun ‒ at the Knowsley facility in coldset offset, and thus improve utilization of existing capacity. What Newsprinters still lacked for the change-over to in-house production of the TV Magazine was the option to foil-wrap the individual copies.
Print 13 Verified Attendance Affirms Upbeat Mood

Reinforcing its position as the year’s industry event, Print 13, together with co-located CPP Expo, held September 8-12 in Chicago’s McCormick Place welcomed a double-digit verified attendance increase over the 2012 event.
Punamusta (Finland) switches to Manroland Web Systems for major press order

While well-acquainted with technology from other manufacturers, the Finnish company Punamusta, based in Joensuu, chose to bank on the reliability of printing systems from Manroland Web Systems for one of its next major orders. The installation of the state-of-the-art press will start in the summer of 2014, with a production start scheduled for early 2015.
Gidue starts a new revolution in Flexo

Nuova Gidue Srl has introduced at Labelexpo 2013 the new M5 Excellence Flexo press for labels and packaging.
Goss brings high-automation single-wide technology to World Publishing Expo 2013

Responding to growing demand for greater production efficiency and flexibility from among the shorter-run, multi-version newspaper printing community, Goss International is turning the spotlight on its new Magnum Compact press at the World Publishing Expo in Berlin next week (7-9 October 2013).
The Role of Print in an Omni-channel World

Patrick Martell (photo), CEO of St Ives Group and the new President of Ipex 2014, looks at print and the important role it will continue to play in the world of marketing in an omni-channel environment:
Manroland Web Systems to equip Hucais Group in China with FormerLine book block solution

Digital Inline-Finishing is evolving at lightning speed and Manroland Web Systems has new sales of its FormerLine book block solution to report. The first FormerLine system, specially developed for industrial-scale digital book production, will be delivered to the Chinese printing company Hucais. Additional systems will follow in the next two years as part of this impressive order.
Primir Launches Study of Tag & Label Markets

Primir, the Print Industries Market Information and Research Organization, the research arm of NPES announced the organization has commissioned LPC of Austin, TX to conduct a new research study entitled “Tag & Label Printing Trends.”
Print 13 a Big Hit for Wide Format Inkjet

Print 13 exhibitors showcased the latest innovations and applications in the wide format arena at "Big – the Wide Format Pavilion", sponsored by the International Sign Association (ISA), the new for 2013 "Inkjet Candy Store" feature, and all across the Print 13 show floor.
Inserting, with no extra staffing costs

In late 2011, West Ferry Printers of Luton to the north of London opened a new printing centre costing approximately GBP 65 million. The newspapers Daily Express, Daily Star and Daily Sport – some of the highest-circulation titles in the country – are printed at this facility. The total number of copies printed each week at Luton amounts to some 4.5 million.
Reynders Label Printing teams up with Colorbreeze

Reynders Label Printing and Colorbreeze are set to join forces to make the color management system in the printshop more efficient. All production parameters that have impact on color predictability are to be charted objectively and measurably. The idea is to arrive at more efficient production operations by checking and adjusting these parameters.
Labelexpo: HP Indigo 20000

HP Indigo has shown narrow/mid web and sheetfed digital presses offering a choice of methods to produce primary labels, sleeve-based products and folding cartons at Labelexpo Europe. This years' show saw the introduction of the HP Indigo 20000, a 30-inch wide web platform for flexible packaging, labels and sleeves.