Ghent, Belgium. The Ghent Workgroup (GWG) announces the release of a new specification describing a standardized method for storing data corresponding to production processing steps within a PDF file. This specification optimizes the entire preproduction process, and enables improved productivity and lower production costs.
From May 31st to June 10th 2016 manroland web systems welcomes customers, media representatives and other visitors to drupa 2016 in Düsseldorf. Thanks to its policy of systematic market orientation, the global market leader in web offset printing can offer the appropriate solution to cover any requirement, in any pressroom; whether it be new machines, tailor made retrofits, digital finishing solution or the most cutting edge network solution.
Ghent, Belgium. At drupa 2016, Enfocus will be showing how the company has combined ideas, innovation and collaboration to create disruptive solutions that ensure success for Enfocus users around the globe.
Delhi, India. Dehradun-based Zircon Technologies, is a well-established label packaging printer and converter in India. Since its inception in 2006, Zircon Technologies has grown quickly and achieved considerable technical excellence. Its state-of- the-art label printing and converting plants in Dehradun in North India and in Chennai in South India are part of its extensive pan-India plans that include carton printing and converting.
precision. print. coat.
That is the motto under which Folex – the leading coater for films and papers – will be presenting its extended product range to the exhibition audience on Stand 5F in Hall 4. The focus will mainly be on developments in the field of coating formes and underpacking films.
Ghent, Belgium. Sealed Air (SEE) is the latest forward-thinking operation to invest in Esko Equinox to streamline its print production process to enhance its business offering.
Plainfield, Indiana. Jeco Plastic Products–designer and manufacturer of plastic pallets and containers for the worldwide printing and automotive industries since 1973–will have a major presence at drupa, the worldwide printing exhibition to be held in Dusseldorf, Germany, from May 31 to June 10, 2016.
Königstein / Germany. With the New Generation series, TECHKON continues the success story of the SpectroDens and SpectroDrive measurement devices in the long term. The dictum during product development was: Pursue proven concepts and integrate new meaningful technologies.
manroland web systems has recently concluded the successful second phase of retrofits and upgrades to the UNISET press at The Pueblo Chieftain. This means a modernization of servers, drives, and unit controls to improve diagnostics, security, and performance what includes a range of hardware retrofits, as well as the addition of a new Automation Diagnostic Server (ADS) and a retrofit of the entire press network to Ethernet.
In 2006 Mitsubishi HiTec Paper launched giroform TM DIGITAL: the world’s first carbonless paper for digital printing. In 2012 this was followed by giroform TM DIGITAL Light. Now Mitsubishi has combined the advantages of both products and is introducing a new, universal carbonless paper for digital printing at Drupa 2016: giroform TM DIGITAL ONEforALL.
Cannon is proud to announce that it has been awarded of a very significant order from the Chinese company Kangde Composites Co. Ltd. for high volume production of Carbon fibre based Composite parts made with HP-RTM (High Pressure Resin Transfer Moulding) technology.
Under the slogan “One Team. One Vision. One Flint Group”, Flint Group demonstrates its vast range of products and services at drupa 2016, in Dusseldorf. The product offering ranges from inks, coatings, pressroom chemicals, printing blankets, flexographic and letterpress plates, equipment and solvents, sleeves, up to digital printing solutions. In total, the company has booths in three halls, whereby Flint Group Flexographic Products presents its portfolio on stand D/12 in hall 08b.
The largest user of newspaper presses from manroland web systems (mrws) in India invests in the reconfiguration of its existing REGIOMAN systems in Chennai and Pune.
These days everyone is talking about Industry 4.0. Its importance for the printing industry has widely been debated and at this year’s drupa it will take shape by the introduction of a large number of new products. Under the umbrella term Post Production 4.0 Gämmerler will present, on its stand A80 in hall 14, the solutions for the intelligent networking of machines and installations ensuring their constant operational availability.
Switzerland. X-Rite Incorporated, a global leader in color science and technology, and its subsidiary Pantone LLC, today announced that it has formed a partnership with Flexolahti Oy, a leading packaging production services company based in Finland, to bring the PANTONE® Certified Printer program to the Nordic region. Flexolahti Oy will provide commercial printers and packaging converters with the training, tools and technology printers needed to become a PANTONE Certified Printer. Together, X-Rite and Flexolahti Oy bring a new level of color management and control to the way packaging is produced in the Nordic countries.
The touchpoint 3D fab + print will be a meeting point for all drupa visitors wanting to learn in detail about 3D printing. This special show in Hall 7a (Stand C41) will be all about 3D technologies for a wide range of application industries and their market potential. “The purpose of the touchpoint 3D fab + print is to drive technical integration and to pave the way for new cooperative ventures in matters of branding and production,” says Sabine Geldermann, Director of drupa.
Keeping abreast of label developments, in all production processes, while being aware of external technological and market factors, is an unrelenting challenge for the label industry. This is why FINAT’s annual YMC Global Summit for 2016 is focused on career management, education and innovation. The Summit is scheduled for 28 to 30 April at the Radisson Blu Beke Hotel in Budapest. Continue reading FINAT goes to Budapest for third YMC Global Summit
Fedopress, the official print supplier to the Belgian Federal Public Service FINANCE, has taken previously outsourced services in-house following investment in a Xeikon digital printing solution comprising of a Xeikon 3500 digital five-colour press and digital front-end workflow solution X-800. Continue reading Fedopress adopts Xeikon 3500 for fiscal duty stamp printing
Royal printshop Em. De Jong ordered a second 96-page LITHOMAN to expand its capacities. The LITHOMAN S is supposed to take up operation in 2016, while existing equipment will be expanded for a wider product diversity. Continue reading Royal printshop Em. de Jong invests in second LITHOMAN press
At FESPA 2016 in Amsterdam, Fujifilm presents the following products by its media brand euromedia for the first time
- FabricWall II, the mobile solution for textile graphics
- FabricCounter, the mobile folding counter for textile graphics
- Backlit PhotoPaper Standard, bright color reproduction, with and without backlit
Mimaki, the global industry leader and manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers and cutting plotters, announces the introduction of a brand-new 3.2 meter roll-to-roll inkjet printer. The Mimaki UJV55-320 uses UV-curable ink, cured with a low-energy LED light array. This results in sign and display graphics that exit the printer dry and are immediately ready for further processing, significantly reducing production cycle times. In addition, UV-curable inks emit no volatile organic compounds (VOCs), minimising its environmental footprint. Continue reading Mimaki expands opportunities with new 3.2 meter UV inkjet printer
Asahi Photoproducts, a pioneer in flexographic photopolymer plate development, is pleased to report that its customer, FFP Packaging, located in Northampton in the UK, is raising the bar on flexible packaging printing with its Platinum Print platform, powered by Asahi. The company specializes in high quality flexographic printed flexible packaging, heat seal lidding films and films for high temperature or oven use. FFP, with its work force of 140 talented employees, prides itself on continuously innovating to add value to the work it does to set it apart in the marketplace. Continue reading FFP Packaging Sets New Standard in Flexographic Printing
Whereas digital printing has succeeded in establishing its value in the traditional areas of the print media industry, adoption has been a bit slower in the packaging industry with the exception of the label printing market, which began adopting digital print technologies relatively early. Continue reading Digital versus traditional packaging print
The leitmotif of next year’s, as ever, eagerly awaited hubergroup calendar is ‘Markets of the World’. Traditional markets from regions in which the printing-ink manufacturer hubergroup has local subsidiaries appear as motifs in this calendar and reflect the multi-coloured diversity of life. Continue reading The latest incarnation of the now traditional wall calendar produced by the world-renowned printing-ink manufacturer is adorned with colourful images of extraordinary market scenes