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PrintMirror         March 13
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Your Printmirror | Druckspiegel team

X-Rite becomes exclusive distributor of ColorCert

X-Rite, Incorporated announces it is the exclusive distributor of ColorCert® software while simultaneously launching an X-Rite branded edition. Sold exclusively by X-Rite, Esko and authorized dealers, ColorCert®: X-Rite Edition delivers process control for monitoring and managing color across a large and diverse supply chain, greatly simplifying color communication all the way from the artwork phase of projects through separation, ink room and pressroom.
Two new Flowline Washers for Flint Group’s Equipment Programme

Flint Group Flexographic Products continuously develops its equipment portfolio. Now, with the nyloprint® Flowline Washer DW 100 and the nyloprint® Flowline Washer DWT 65, two new devices have been added to the product programme, which offer outstanding productivity and reliability in processing premium quality photopolymer printing plates.

Xaar, the world’s leading inkjet technology specialist, is pleased to announce the launch of the All New Xaar 1002 GS6 for UV applications. This next generation printhead redefines the standard in single-pass printing, delivering exceptional print quality and productivity to manufacturers worldwide.
Screen highlights the versatility of the Truepress Jet W3200UV

Screen Europe will showcase the versatility of the latest addition to its wide-format Truepress Jet range at FESPA 2014 (Hall B2, Stand 171, 20-23 May, Messe Munich). The innovative Truepress JetW3200UV flat-bed printer was unveiled at Fespa last year and visitors to the stand this year will not only see it printing a variety of jobs but will also see high speed lenticular and multi-layer applications, demonstrating the advanced drop control of this printer.
Xeikon Café on Packaging Innovations

How can digital production enhance and transform the label and packaging industry? How can it turn short to medium runs into profitable business? Label and packaging printers and converters as well as print buyers can find out at the Xeikon Café hosted by Xeikon and Xeikon Aura Partners. The event offers them a unique opportunity to discover and explore how digital production could also drive and improve their busines
Mark Andy to host open house at global headquarters

Mark Andy continues its commitment to converters with an Open House to be held at the company’s global headquarters in Chesterfield, Missouri, on 25, 26, 27 March. The single-day agenda will be repeated each of the three days, and will include educational sessions as well as live demonstrations of the latest Mark Andy and Rotoflex technologies.
Ipex 2014 addresses innovations driving the future of printing

Visitors to Ipex 2014 (24 - 29 March, ExCeL London) will see the printed products and technologies that are set for rapid expansion over the next few years. The Future Innovations Zone - located in the South Hall - will feature live demonstrations and expert advice from three growing markets - photo product printing, printed electronics and 3D printing.
Videojet to showcase ink jet adressing and imaging portfolio

Videojet Technologies Inc. will present its affordable, high quality ink jet addressing and imaging systems at Ipex 2014, in the North Hall, Stand N3-B275, March 24 – 29. Among Videojet's highly modular systems on display will be the Videojet 4320 Ink Jet printer, the Videojet BX Series Binary Array Ink Jet printer and the Videojet Cheshire 7000 Series Transport Base, all three boasting smooth upgrade paths.
Jan de Vooght on Agfa Graphics’ UV inks technology

Jan de Vooght, Agfa Graphics, discusses inks for manufacturers of UV inkjet label production systems.
Trust in Esko Konigsberg C64

Esko announces that in the coming months a Kongsberg C64 digital finishing system will be installed at Reproteam Hansbauer GmbH. The company, one of Austria’s leading service providers in digital large format printing, decided to invest in Esko's newest model of the completely re-engineered digital finishing platform for three reasons.
FFEI’s Graphium set for UK debut

FFEI Ltd, the global developer of award-winning digital imaging solutions, today announced that its modular digital UV inkjet press, Graphium, will make its UK debut at IPEX 2014 on FUJIFILM stand, S4-E330, Graphium will be running real label jobs, demonstrating its “concept to finished product” capabilities.
The 100th Scodix Digital Enhancement Press goes to...

Scodix, the leading provider of digital enhancement solutions for the graphic arts industry, is today celebrating the landmark sale of its 100th Scodix digital enhancement press to Precision Printing, UK.
Nordvalls accelerates production with the help of GSE Dispensing

NORDVALLS ETIKETT AB, of Sjöbo, Sweden, is enjoying the benefits of its Perfect Proofer and Colorsat Match ink dispensing system with accurate proofing and ink mixing, increased production capacity, and reduced waste.
Mike D’Angelo joins Goss as managing director for the Americas

Goss International has appointed Mike D’Angelo, an executive with more than 30 years of experience in the printing and packaging industries, to the newly created position of managing director for the Americas.
Munksjö joins the Two Sides campaign

Munksjö has announced today that it has become a member of Two Sides and a supporter of the Two Sides campaigns, which promote the sustainability and the effectiveness of print and paper.
Intergraf supports IPEX 2014

With less than a month to go, Ipex 2014 is shaping up to be the definitive international print event in 2014. Intergraf is happy to support the event which takes place 24-29 March.
The 21st Printing South China / Sino-Label 2014

Steered by Administration of Press and Publication of Guangdong Province, Guangdong Provincial Publishing Group, organized by China Foreign Trade Centre (Group) and Adsale Exhibition Services Ltd, the largest sourcing platform in China for the world's printers, "The 21st Printing South China" and "Sino-Label 2014" grandly commences on 3rd March at the China Import & Export Fair Complex, Guangzhou, P.R. China. Being held in conjunction with Sino-Pack 2014 and Pack Inno 2014, scale of 4 shows accomplishes an unprecedented breakthrough of 1200 exhibitors and expected to gather 60,000 international visitors under 8 mega exhibition halls.
Sun Chemical to showcase its product offering at InPrint 2014

Sun Chemical will present its expertise in functional, industrial and specialty printing inks, and associated consumables at the industrial print show, InPrint 2014, from 8th to 10th April 2014 at the Hannover Messe, Germany, in Hall 21, stand E28.
A new generation of water-based ink technology

Flint Group is pleased to announce the launch of the PremoNova series of inks to customers in Europe, Africa, and in the Middle East (EMEA) - a revolutionary concept dedicated for Paper & Board applications.PremoNova technology is a significant development providing the highest quality product performance ever seen - raising the bar for the water-based ink industry.
Favini presents new catalogue of paper for its digital range

Favini has released the latest catalogue for its Digital range, which has been entirely renovated and enhanced. With a variety of paper weights and finishings, the Digital range is a collection of papers ideal for an increasing range of applications, from brochures and catalogues to invitations, announcements, greeting cards, business cards, letterhead, direct mailers and packaging.

World-leading inkjet technology developer, and InPrint Founding Member, Xaar, highlights the remarkable transformative power of its industrial inkjet printheads at InPrint 2014, 8-10 April, Hannover Messe. Visitors to the Xaar booth (#E16) will discover how manufacturers globally are taking advantage of Xaar’s inkjet technology to drive down costs, reduce waste, improve process efficiency and move to just-in-time production.
Jürgen Andresen retires as Esko's Vice President Flexo Business

Esko announces that after a long and distinguished career, Jürgen Andresen will retire from his role as Vice President Flexo Business at the end of the month. As of March 1, Thomas Klein, currently Senior R&D Manager for the Flexo Business, will succeed Jürgen in this leadership position.