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Opinion Printing to expand with second Teckwin Shark printer

Just two months after installing its first Teckwin Shark TS 5000SF UV LED roll to roll printer from Magenta Vision, Opinion Printing has ordered a second system. The Polish printer that combines technology and creativity to develop stand out banners, flags and point of sale solutions for an array of sectors, made the investment to reinvigorate its print production environment.

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InverformTM – a new, sustainable paperboard alternative to plastic food trays

Iggesund Paperboard’s new InverformTM  for ready-made food packaging trays ticks all the boxes for sustainability and performance.

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Fedrigoni’s Paper Box: Essential tool for designers, marketing experts and printers

Design and practicality, minimalism and substance, cutting-edge and quality. Paper Box is an elegant, black container with an unexpectedly colourful, vibrant heart, ready to burst. The entire Fedrigoni range of papers is held in the easy-to-use sections, with nearly 900 different types of natural, coated, coloured, white, smooth and embossed papers of all weights, which will turn any paper-based creative project into a reality.

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Xeikon introduces 7 colour label press

Xeikon has announced the addition of a high-end label press to its Panther portfolio to meet a need in the market and extend the company’s comprehensive offering, broadening the application reach. Providing high productivity levels, the Xeikon PX30000 is equipped with 8 printing stations, two of which are used to achieve high opaque white layers at maximum speed. This UV inkjet label press is driven by Xeikon’s X-800 digital front end with exceptional capabilities, all geared to maximise digital print manufacturing.

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AM industry: looking ahead to growth opportunities

“Our current member survey shows clearly how companies in the additive manufacturing industry remain focused on their future opportunities despite the current difficult market environment,” explains Dr. Markus Heering, Managing Director of the Additive Manufacturing Working Group (AG AM) within the VDMA. Over two thirds of the companies that took part in the survey expect the market to recover and sales to rise in the next 24 months. Of the fourteen manufacturing service providers who took part in the survey, over 90 percent expect the situation to improve soon.

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QIPC-EAE and Koenig & Bauer announce cooperation

The logical next step for an already long-standing partnership: Koenig & Bauer is expanding its service portfolio. In cooperation with Q.I. Press Controls (QIPC) - EAE, Koenig & Bauer will in future be offering retrofits and technical service for presses with EAE controls or QI Optical measurement and control systems.

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Köstlin commits to high quality flexographic platemaking

Köstlin Prepress Services of Ditzingen, near Stuttgart in south-west Germany, recently added Miraclon’s Kodak Flexcel NX Ultra Solution to their range of flexo platemaking technologies for high quality packaging printing.

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Bobst launches oneInspection

Bobst has launched oneInspection, an integrated and evolving set of quality control solutions to proactively meet the needs of brand owners and converters, making zero-fault packaging a reality in the labels, flexible packaging, folding carton and corrugated board industries. The new quality control will also provide significant value to packers, retailers and consumers as part of the packaging value chain.

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Kornit Digital joins the 2020 Innovate Textile & Apparel Virtual Trade Show

Kornit Digital, a worldwide actor in digital textile printing technology, is pleased to join the 2020 Innovate Textile & Apparel Virtual Trade Show, WTiN’s annual global exhibition highlighting the innovators in technology, production, and value chain leadership for the textile and apparel industry.

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Mark Andy becomes global GMG Color distributor

GMG announces that Mark Andy’s Digital Press Division will provide worldwide distribution for the complete GMG product range of color management and proofing software and media.

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New FESPA Coffee Break webinars

FESPA is launching a new “Coffee Break” webinar series bringing together industry experts to share knowledge and business advice and answer questions from printers on topics including process control, software, automation and sustainability.

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Awards success sparks a year of innovation at Z Due

In May last year, the senior management at Italian packaging prepress company Z Due travelled to Istanbul for the awards ceremony of the first Global Flexo Innovation Awards. They returned with much more than a Gold Award, because in the space of a few days the Modena-based business, along with fellow award-winner Reproflex3, from the UK, laid the foundation of a collaboration that has already yielded significant benefits to both companies.

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