INDUSTRY NEWS

Drytac to shine new light on retail graphics

Drytac® will be delivering a "must-see presentation" on retail graphics media at the forthcoming ISA International Sign Expo, demonstrating its position as an "authority" in this sector. Drytac is an international manufacturer of self-adhesive materials for the large format print and signage markets, making it a perfect fit for the ISA International Sign Expo. Taking place in Las Vegas, USA from April 24th to 26th 2019, over 20,000 professionals from the sign, graphics and visual communications industry are expected to attend.

more (04/19/2019 / sbr)

Custom conversion by Ferag

Milan-based RCS Group (Rizzoli Corriere della Sera) is one of Italy’s largest media groups and operates several printing centres that supply the country with newspapers such as the Corriere della Sera and the Gazzetta dello Sport sports daily, known for the pale pink paper used for printing. Twelve to fifteen years after installation of the mailroom technology currently in use in Pessano, Padua and Rome, it was now time to adapt the control electronics in particular to today’s state of the art – a major project that took place in 2018.

more (04/18/2019 / sbr)

Durst opens new headquarters

Durst has opened a futuristic new headquarters and Customer Experience Center in Brixen, northern Italy, that represents a watershed in its transformation into a highly integrated process service provider. Customers, employees and business partners were among 1,000 guests who attended the inauguration ceremony for the state-of-the-art building.

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Imprimerie HLN expects to double revenue

Imprimerie HLN (in French only), a family-owned company specializing in book printing located in Sherbrooke, Quebec, increased their sales by 30 % only six months into operation of the Speedmaster XL 106-5P+L from Heidelberg. The highly automated XL 106 gives Imprimerie HLN the cost-effective solution they need to continue to expand their market share.

more (04/17/2019 / sbr)

Bankruptcy of Dutch printing companies

After a filing for suspension of payments on Friday April 12 for Roto Smeets BV, the holding company for the Dutch printing activities Roto Smeets Deventer, Roto Smeets Weert and Senefelder Misset in Doetinchem (and the underlying subsidiaries), parent company Circle Media Group has decided today to also file for bankruptcy of the Dutch printing companies. The suspension of payments was intended to examine the possibilities for a reorganisation of the companies, but it soon became clear that this is not feasible anymore.

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Koenig & Bauer acquires All-Print Holding A.B.

With the acquisition of All-Print Holding A.B., which comprises, as a majority shareholder in Svenska Allen A.B. and All-Print i Linköping A.B, two specialists in marking and coding technologies, the German Koenig & Bauer Coding GmbH extends its portfolio by print and apply technologies. At the same time, Koenig & Bauer coding expands its direct sales and service network with this investment to Scandinavia.

more (04/16/2019 / sbr)


 

PRODUCT NEWS

Agfa to demo its Jeti Tauro H3300 LED flagship

The award-winning Jeti Tauro H3300 LED inkjet printing engine will be the centerpiece of Agfa’s FESPA booth (May 14-17, Munich), combining outstanding image quality with impressive productivity and cutting-edge automation. Other live demos on the booth: the Anapurna H3200i LED printer, and the latest version of Agfa’s Asanti workflow solution for sign & display.

more (04/19/2019 / sbr)

Heaford Sleeve Productivity Station

JM Heaford, supplier of mounting and proofing solutions for the tag and label, flexible packaging, corrugated and gravure markets, says its recently introduced multi-tasking Sleeve Productivity Station (SPS) has received a response beyond expectation from world markets. Following a soft launch in 2018, the solution is already installed on four continents and reflects the global drive towards improving efficiencies among companies of every size.

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Flint launches nyloflex® FTH Digital Plate

The newest member of Flint Group’s family of flat top dot plates, nyloflex® FTH Digital Plate, provides greater versatility for meeting the highest standards in flexible packaging printing. A solvent-processed plate with a smooth surface designed for use with surface screening, the new flexo plate provides high solid ink density and superb highlight performance for ultimate overall print results.

more (04/15/2019 / sbr)

Kornit reinvents industrial polyester printing

Kornit Digital Ltd., a global acting company in digital textile printing innovation, today unveiled the game-changing Kornit NeoPoly Technology, which is the industry’s first digital industrial process for high-quality printing on polyester.

more (04/03/2019 / sbr)

New RSI® III rotary screen integration module

SPGPrints’ new RSI® III – the third generation of its rotary screen printing integration module for label and packaging presses – features time, safety and ergonomic innovations for increased production efficiency. Operator safety has been augmented with the introduction of guards to prevent contact with the rotating screen, squeegee pipe and gear wheels, significantly reducing the risk of injury.

more (03/29/2019 / sbr)

Koenig & Bauer receives iF Design Award

"Complex and iconic at the same time" – those were the words of the iF Design Award jury when praising the VariJET 106 digital press from Koenig & Bauer. They were especially convinced by the modern design language and clear colour contrasts. Accordingly, Koenig & Bauer was able to take home a "Gold Winner" trophy in the category "Product" after the grand award ceremony in Munich on 15th March.

more (03/28/2019 / sbr)



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