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PrintMirror         October 24
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InPrint Launches Impressive Line Up of Ambassadors for Inaugural Industrial Print Show

InPrint: The Industrial Print Show, has launched its team of Ambassadors ahead of the show in April 2014. Featuring the leading lights from the field of industrial print technology, the InPrint Ambassadors will play an active role in the development of the InPrint Show and the promotion of the event to the manufacturing and print sectors.
Bordeaux Brings New Level of Quality and Savings at Viscom Düsseldorf

Bordeaux Digital Printink, a leading innovator of a wide range of inks and coatings for a variety of demanding inkjet applications, printing technologies and techniques, and its distributor BRS, will showcase its latest wide-format inkjet solutions such as Plasma UV LED, an environmentally friendly curable rigid, flexible and super flexible ink, at Viscom Düsseldorf, Germany, 7-9 November, in Hall 8B Stand D60.
Anro Inc. Places Order for First Highcon Euclid in the USA

Highcon has announced that West Chester-based Anro Inc. has placed an order for the Highcon Euclid digital cutting and creasing machine making it the first company in North America to be able to offer the benefits of digital package converting to its customers.
New sales company Koenig & Bauer do Brasil in Sao Paulo

Since the beginning of September 2013 Koenig & Bauer AG (KBA) has acquired the majority stake in its former sales agency Deltagraf Representações Comerciais ltda. in São Paulo, Brazil, Latin America's largest market.
Fairfax Media Ltd., Australia, New Zealand: A fitness program for the newspaper

Australian media group Fairfax Media Limited is adapting newspaper production to changing conditions. A decentralization concept is set to realign capacity in the press hall and in the mailroom. In June 2014, two printing facilities, Chullora near Sydney and Tullamarine near Melbourne, will close and production will be transferred to the Ballarat site, west of Melbourne, and North Richmond, to the north of Sydney.
Matan will launch at SGIA 2013 Newest Super-wide Format Barak 8QW

Matan Digital Printers will launch its newest super-wide hybrid UV printer, the Barak 8QW, at SGIA 2013. This newest member of the Barak family features white ink printing, on top of Matan's patented 8-color PDS technology and boasts a unique collection of value-added features and options, to support customers in increasing productivity, minimizing waste, reducing labor and ensuring unrivaled ease of use.
New Landa Folding Carton White Paper Reveals 4.5% Annual Market Growth Through 2016

Landa has announced the release of the white paper “Accelerating the Growth of Packaging Production in the 21st Century.” The white paper provides an in-depth profile of the folding carton segment, the target market of Landa’s first Nanographic Printing presses.
New Cyrel Performance Plate Helps Trigger Brand Growth with Shelf Impact

DuPont Packaging Graphics is taking a new approach and reaching a broader audience to raise awareness about its new DuPont Cyrel Performance Plates for flexible package printing.
KBA at Nipex in Nigeria: Award-winning stand and a successful trade show

Koenig & Bauer (KBA) and its subsidiary KBA-MePrint manned a stand together with Nigerian sales partner Exact Solutions at Nipex in Abuja, Nigeria, on 23 and 24 September. This trade show is the largest in West Africa and the only one to take place in Nigeria.
Mark Andy launches inkjet series for packaging

Mark Andy is manufacturing its first Digital Series UV inkjet hybrid printing system to tackle medium-sized labels and package print runs. The supplier is known widely for its narrow web flexographic printing presses.
New Print Buyer Report Indicates Print Budgets Still Growing

Margie Dana, widely known as the founder of Print Buyers International who recently launched a new marketing communications business, has teamed up with industry consultant and researcher John Zarwan to develop a profile of today’s new print buyers. Having surveyed hundreds of professional print buyers across the country, today they released the results in a 40-page report titled “The New Print Buyers: Who They Are, What They Want and What You Should Do.”
CIP4 Announces Fellowship Award: Recognizing Contributions by Dr. Rainer Prosi and Heidelberg

The International Cooperation for the Integration of the Processes in Prepress, Press and Postpress (CIP4) organization announced at its Fall 2013 Interoperability Event the presentation of a CIP4 Fellowship to Dr. Rainer Posi (photo) of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg).
Efi Acquires Metrix Software and Reports Record Third Quarter

Efi, a world leader in customer-focused digital printing innovation, has announced that it has acquired the Edmonds, Wash.-based automated print planning and imposition technology company operating as Metrix Software. In addition, Efi has announced its results for the third quarter of 2013.
Arctic Paper launches new product family for packaging

Arctic Paper Grycksbo, Sweden, introduces its AP-Tec portfolio of coated paper products for packaging applications. The three products in the new range, AP-Tec Liner, AP-Tec Pack and AP-Tec Flex, feature high bulk and excellent printability, achieved thanks to Arctic Paper Grycksbo’s unique coating technology. A number of packaging segments have been identified and products developed targeted for these segments.
Smurfit Kappa UK Limited to acquire CRP Print and Packaging Holdings Ltd

Smurfit Kappa UK, an integrated manufacturer of paper-based packaging products with operations throughout the UK, announces that it has agreed to acquire CRP Print and Packaging Holdings Limited.
Image-to-Print goes to Poland

The roadshow „Image-to-Print“ commonly set up by Windmöller & Hölscher, Sun Chemical, Nordmeccanica and Janoschka goes on: next stop-over will be close to Warsaw, Poland.
IFS confirms significant presence at Ipex 2014

Intelligent Finishing Systems (IFS), the leading and exclusive distributor of finishing solutions in the UK and Republic of Ireland, has confirmed a significant presence at Ipex 2014. The company will be demonstrating an impressive array of technology from global finishing manufacturers – including Horizon, SCS, Perfecta and Durselen – with more to be confirmed in the coming weeks.