Product News

Heidelberg sets off fireworks of innovation in sheetfed offset for the digital Smart Print Shop

From April 2020, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) will be putting the most intelligent and automated Speedmaster ever into series production. The completely redesigned Prinect Press Center generation with the new Speedmaster Operating System delivers Push to Stop functionality and connection to the Prinect Cloud to every Speedmaster. Many new digital assistance systems, such as the Wash Assistant or Intellirun on the Wallscreen XL, turn the Prinect Press Center into a modern, attractive workstation, and allow the operator to continuously call on the machine’s performance potential.

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Zahara Elite: The brand new Verico printing plate for waterless presses

Verico Technology LLC has have successfully launched the latest plate in the Zahara family, the Zahara Elite waterless plate. Zahara Elite plates are available in most sizes and gauges for waterless newspaper, sheetfed, narrow web label, security printing and CD / DVD applications. Elite is a drop-in product to the existing Zahara CTP settings and in will not require any adjustments in exposures. 

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Next level Push to Stop: Systematically unlocking OEE potential with intelligent digitization

In a global survey of over 1,000 customers, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) identified four key areas that sum up the challenges in the print industry: increasing complexity, skills shortages, competitive pressure, and the expansion of the value chain to include digital platforms. Heidelberg has comprehensive responses for all of these areas. In the area of printing presses, Heidelberg will be presenting the most intelligent and most highly automated Speedmaster yet with the new Speedmaster generation – a smart product that integrates seamlessly into a digitized smart print shop and even into a smart organized printing industry.

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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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How to avoid the finishing bottleneck

At Labelexpo Europe 2019, Domino Digital Printing Solutions gave everyone a sneak preview of its next generation digital embellishment technology prior to its official launch in April 2020. In the video link below, watch Jim Orford, Domino’s K600i Product Manager, walk you through a demonstration of this newly developed digital cold foil and spot varnish application using Domino’s market leading UV ink jet K600i printers installed on an AB Graphic’s Digicon 3 finishing line.

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Syntegon Technology brings interpack booth to customers’ desks

Following the announcement by Messe Duesseldorf that interpack 2020, which was scheduled for May, will be postponed to next year, Syntegon Technology will present its latest processing and packaging technology on a virtual exhibition booth from 7 to 13 May 2020. The online presence will cover digital product presentations and individual contact opportunities with the experts from Syntegon Technology, who will inform both customers and media representatives about the company’s intelligent and sustainable solutions.

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IST Metz presents itself as “technology leader”

At Drupa, visitors to the stand of UV equipment manufacturer IST Metz in Hall 1, Stand 1B23, can experience the latest UV and LED curing technology live in print demonstrations four times a day. IST Metz offers UV for all senses on a stand area of 416m² and provides a multimedia preview of future applications in the Future Lab.

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Marabu and Roland DG deliver digital flatbed solution

The new Roland VS-300iS-GO flatbed printer is at the heart of a close partnership between two technology leaders: ink specialist Marabu and printer manufacturer Roland DG have combined their skills, and created a specially developed solution for operator control panels, graphic overlays and front-panel foils. The water-based Maqua® Jet DA-RGO digital printing ink and VS-300iS-GO flatbed printer make a dynamic duo: together, they meet the exacting requirements of industrial printing applications in terms of image quality, colour gamut and durability. Moreover, the printer and inks are designed to complement commonly used media, screen printing techniques and production processes.

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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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Watch demonstration of Domino’s UV95 Food Packaging Compliant Ink Set

Domino Digital Printing Solutions launched their new seven colour UV95 food packaging compliant digital ink set at Labelexpo Europe 2019. In the video link below, watch Louise Adcock, Domino’s N-Series Product Manager, walk you through a demonstration of this robust and reliable ink set on Domino’s N610i digital ink jet label press filmed during the show. Visit: https://go.domino-printing.com/UV95launchLabelexpo2019.

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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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