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Museum of Art & Photography (MAP) to host virtual talk on textiles

MAP’s virtual art and culture series, Traditions and Transitions, will feature renowned textile artist Renuka Reddy alongside researcher, curator and collector Peter Lee. The two luminaries will explore the history of Kalamkari (a type of hand printed or hand block printed cotton textile) through select works from the MAP collection, and provide insights into the techniques, motifs and markets that shaped its evolution.

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The Charleston Post and Courier gets DCOS automation upgrade

DCOS Automation is pleased to announce an order at The Charleston (SC) Post and Courier for a new controls system integration for their 108 Goss digital page packs including ink preset and a new closed-loop color registration/ink density system replacement to their existing CC1 register system.

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Muller Martini Sells MM Druckmaschinen GmbH in Maulburg to the Goebel Group

Six years after suspending the production of variable size web printing presses, Muller Martini is selling MM Druckmaschinen GmbH, located in Maulburg, Germany, to Goebel Capital GmbH, in Baar/Eschenbach, Switzerland. The company will now be known as Goebel MMD GmbH. As a result, Muller Martini printing press customers will not only receive support over the long term, they will also benefit from the latest developments by Goebel.

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Poland’s first Rapida RDC 106 rotary die-cutter now being used in production at Top-Pol

Top-Pol in Zbroslawice is the first print company in Poland to use a Rapida RDC 106 rotary die-cutter from Koenig & Bauer. The machine was purchased as part of a project to allow the printing of innovative IML labels in an offset process, and which received funding support from the EU. The rotary die-cutter aims to guarantee production stability and high cutting speeds, alongside significantly reduced makeready times.

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Scodix launches Studio Station

Scodix, provider of digital enhancement solutions for the graphic arts industry, has announced the launch of a new productivity workflow package, Scodix Studio Station. Developed to boost press utilisation and production flexibility, Scodix’ new workflow solution can process jobs up to 60 percent faster for Ultra Digital Enhancement Press users.

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A fourth MPS flexo press for Etpa Packaging

Greek printer Etpa Packaging has purchased their fourth MPS flexo press in six years. Ordered was an EFA+ fully automated multi-substrate flexo press with ‘talk to me’ connectivity.

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Launch of new products during Hahnemühle Photography Month

In August 2020 Hahnemühle introduces two new products – the Portfolio Box 2020 in a limited edition and the Signing Pen Duo. With these two products Hahnemühle is expanding its range of accessories for the protection and authentication of artworks. After all, it is essential for artists to protect their own photographs, both physically and by copyright.

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Proseal solutions meet quality pet food packaging requirements

Proseal tray sealing technology is enabling pet food manufacturers to meet growing demand for high quality products and packaging, as well as providing mass customisation solutions that can help businesses in the sector to diversify and introduce online ordering for home delivery services.

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Schäfer Print & Packaging Building on Bobst

Schäfer Print & Packaging aims to lead the market through a generational technology upgrade – comprised in the acquisition of two new Visioncut 106 LER flatbed die-cutters, combined with that of a Visionfoil 104 hot-foil stamping machine and an Expertfold 110 A2 folder-gluer, all from Bobst.

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Flint Group launches TerraCode

Flint Group Paper & Board proudly introduces TerraCode, a sustainable water-based ink and coating range for paper and board packaging applications. Designed to support market demands for sustainable packaging, Flint Group presents an innovative bio-renewable product offering that can be tailor made for converters’ individual needs.

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Avery Dennison enters strategic partnership with Lampe Textiles

Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions Europe has formed a strategic partnership with Lampe Textiles, and will become the sole distributor of Squid self-adhesive textile window films to the Graphics Industry in Europe, Middle East and North Africa (EMENA). It means that the innovative films will be available to Avery Dennison customers from September 2020.

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Heidelberg launches new printing industry platform with Zaikio

Print shops are faced with the challenge of making ever shorter and more varied runs cost-effective. The increasingly complex relationships between these print shops, their customers, and various business partners also need to be managed efficiently.

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