LFP News

Kornit Digital introduces NeoPigment™ Robusto Softener solution

Kornit Digital, a worldwide actor in digital textile printing technology, announced the release of its new NeoPigment™ Robusto Softener solution for Presto, the company’s system for digital, pigment-based direct-to-fabric decoration. Reflecting Kornit’s commitment to expanding sustainable, on-demand (i.e. waste-free) decoration capabilities to all corners of the textile industry, this solution eliminates a key barrier between digital, pigment-based impressions and the fashion industry - namely, a softer handfeel.

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FESPA 2020 events to return to Madrid in October 2020

FESPA announced that its flagship event, Global Print Expo, will return to IFEMA – Feria de Madrid from 6 – 8 October 2020, along with its co-located events, European Sign Expo and Sportswear Pro. The three exhibitions, which were originally scheduled to take place from 24 – 27 March, had to be postponed due to the disruption caused by the COVID-19 outbreak in mainland Europe.

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Heidelberg: Action package to increase profitability / Reduction in force by up to 2,000 jobs

The Management Board of Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) on Tuesday adopted a wide-ranging action package, as announced last year, for a short-term reduction in structural costs and long-term improvements in the Company’s profitability. Focus on the profitable core business and systematic streamlining of the cost base are geared to delivering a €100 million improvement in EBITDA, excluding the restructuring result. At the same time, a return transfer of liquidity reserves from the trust fund will almost completely eliminate net debt, thereby significantly improving Heidelberg’s financial stability.

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Third RotaJet for decor printer

Interprint GmbH from Arnsberg, Germany, since October 2019 a member of the Toppan Group, is continuing its successful investment strategy in digital print. The company recently ordered yet another RotaJet digital web press from Koenig & Bauer. The new press is scheduled to enter production in the first half of 2021. With the RotaJet 225, Interprint will be able to process web widths up to 225 cm.

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FESPA 2020 events postponed!

In light of the rapidly evolving situation regarding COVID-19 in mainland Europe, and in close dialogue with its national Associations and exhibitors, FESPA has today taken the decision to postpone FESPA Global Print Expo 2020, European Sign Expo 2020 and Sportswear Pro 2020, originally scheduled to take place at IFEMA Madrid from 24 to 27 March 2020. Based on feedback from exhibitors, FESPA will now seek to reschedule the events for a later date, precise timing and venue still to be determined based on venue availability.

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Nazdar Ink Technologies to reveal latest ink innovations at FESPA

Nazdar Ink Technologies will exhibit brand-new and established inkjet, screen, and flexo inks, as well as examples of its special effects portfolio, on stand C75 at the forthcoming FESPA 2020 show. Taking place in Madrid, Spain, from March 24-27 2020, the FESPA Global Print Expo is an all-encompassing event for the wide-format, textile printing and signage markets which typically attracts over 20,000 visitors from across the world. March's event will be co-located with the 2020 European Sign Expo.

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Agfa to demo Oberon and Jeti Tauro wide-format engines at FESPA 2020

Visitors to Agfa’s FESPA Global Print Expo booth will be able to discuss their business needs in detail with Agfa’s experts, while seeing two versatile workhorses pair extreme productivity with extreme quality: the brand-new Oberon RTR3300 roll-to-roll printer and the award-winning Jeti Tauro H3300 LED hybrid engine.

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FESPA 2020: Durst presents the successful P5 350 hybrid printing system

Durst, manufacturer of advanced digital printing and production technologies, continues the success story of the P5 digital production platform, Stand A20 Hall 7, at FESPA 2020 in Madrid, Spain, from 24-27 March. The focus of its show presence will be the P5 350 printing system with extended features, options and inks to perfect the hybrid variety of applications for roll media and boards.

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AkzoNobel puts the cool into McLaren’s stylish new Formula 1 car, the MCL35

McLaren Racing’s 2020 Formula 1 car raced into view ahead of the new season, with AkzoNobel (AK again supplying hi-tech coatings technology for the stylish MCL35. As official paint and coatings partner of the McLaren Racing team, the company’s Sikkens brand has helped McLaren to stand out on the grid since 2008. With a new look and design for the 2020 season, all painted parts of the latest race car – as well as the team’s transport, garage and accessories – feature AkzoNobel’s high-performance products.

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Vibrant print possibilities showcased at FESPA by Magenta Vision

Magenta Vision will highlight how it is perfectly placed to help clients discover ‘Where Color Comes Alive’ at its ninth consecutive FESPA, 24th to 27th March 2020, Madrid, Spain - Hall 5 Stand E59. The European manufacturer specializes in inkjet inks for wide and super-wide format digital printers as well as a provides a broad range of consumables, spare parts and related services.

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Revamped World Wrap Masters feature to return to FESPA Global Print Expo 2020

World Wrap Masters, FESPA’s popular vehicle wrapping competition, will return with reinvigorated displays and a new scoring system to FESPA Global Print Expo 2020, taking place from 24 – 27 March 2020 at IFEMA in Madrid. The competition will take place in Hall 2 for the full duration of the event, where visitors will see a host of talented wrappers showcasing their wrapping skills whilst competing for the title of World Wrap Master 2020 champion.

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Agfa introduces Oberon RTR3300

On Tuesday, Agfa announced a new addition to its large-format inkjet printer assortment. The Oberon RTR3300 is a dedicated 3.3 m high-end roll-to-roll machine that combines extreme productivity and quality with an extensive media scope and a unique ease of use.

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