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New range of Linx thermal transfer printers

Linx Printing Technologies has launched a new series of TT (Thermal Transfer) overprinters, designed to deliver a low total cost of ownership and to increase customers’ production line output with an easy to use coding and marking solution.

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Hunkeler: Solution to non-stop production in digital printing

Quantum Design, owner of the KTI product line and manufacturer of automatic splicers and turret rewinders, announced an agreement with Hunkeler AG, actor in digital print finishing solutions based in Wikon, Switzerland. This agreement will make Quantum Design the exclusive supplier of automatic splicing and rewinding equipment for Hunkeler AG.

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Bonifatius looking forward to a Rapida 106 X

The printing and publishing house Bonifatius in Paderborn/Germany recently ordered a new Rapida 106 X. Its installation is scheduled for early 2021. By investing in this highly automated eight-colour perfector press for 4-over-4 production with additional inline coating, the company has doubled down on its commitment to the medium of print, even in these currently troubled times. Moreover, it is one of the first printing houses in Germany to opt for the new Rapida generation, which was only recently unveiled at the virtual trade fair “Koenig & Bauer Live”.

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Kodak boosts integration of AI into Prinergy On Demand Workflow

Kodak and PerfectPattern GmbH, a specialist in innovative artificial intelligence (AI) solutions for manufacturing industries, announced a new agreement by which Kodak will take a license for the source code of PerfectPattern’s sPrint One software. This will allow Kodak to further develop the version of sPrint One used in the Kodak Prinergy On Demand Workflow.

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Durst Tau 330 RSC E helps Colorscan take giant step forward in labels

Colorscan Imaging Products Ltd has taken a significant step forward with expansion within the labels market after investing in a Tau 330 RSC E UV inkjet single-pass press and software from Durst, manufacturer of advanced digital printing and production technologies.

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LEGO Group to invest up to US$400 million over three years to accelerate sustainability efforts

The LEGO Group announced plans to invest up to US$400 million over three years to accelerate sustainability and social responsibility initiatives. The investment will cover both long-term investments and ongoing costs. The company, which has made a series of moves over the past 10 years to build a better planet for future generations, believes it’s increasingly urgent and important to prioritise environmental and social activity.

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GSE: Compact Colorsat FCS manual ink dispenser

GSE has introduced a compact, manual ink dispenser for fast accurate and efficient colour preparation, helping small label or packaging printing enterprises to reduce ink-related costs, achieve consistent colour quality and provide traceability of ink in the supply chain.

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Agfa to host virtual event for inkjet printing companies

Agfa has announced Studio 5D10, a three-day virtual event featuring broadcast sessions focused on inkjet printing in order to support printing companies worldwide through their current business challenges and help them thrive in the future. The event will run from 6 to 8 October, coinciding with the rescheduled FESPA time frame.

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Colourform and Maison Ruinart think outside the box for champagne market

Following two years of research and design, James Cropper Colourform™, working with Pusterla 1880, will see its first eco-responsible packaging for champagne brand Maison Ruinart showcased in Selfridges as part of the store’s ‘Project Earth’ sustainable initiative both in-store and online.

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Barthel Gruppe: First EcoLeaf™ metallization unit on a digital hybrid press

Actega Metal Print GmbH announced that the specialist high-quality labels printer, Barthel Gruppe – a large labels printer in Germany and the Netherlands – has joined its beta program with the world’s first installation of an Actega EcoLeaf™ Metallization unit on a digital and flexo hybrid press.

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Koenig & Bauer presents the Rapida 76 for high-end print production in B2 format

A new generation of the Rapida 76 from Koenig & Bauer has just been released onto the market. The B2 press (standard sheet format 530 x 750 mm; special format 605 x 750 mm) impresses with its extraordinary level of automation, a minimal footprint and peak printing speeds of up to 18,000 sheets per hour. Boasting a fully revamped and particularly aesthetic appearance, it also stands out visually from its predecessors, and presents itself in the new, award-winning Koenig & Bauer design.

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Registration opens for Virtual Label Summit

Tarsus Group, the organizer of Labelexpo Global Series of international trade shows, has opened attendee registration for its first ever Virtual Label Summit. This event takes place  entirely online between 28 September and 2 October 2020.

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