One of the more interesting bits of hardware at last month’s InPrint show was the Fujifilm Acuity B1. In most graphics printing the machine is developed around the actual printing, which is the end goal of the process. But for industrial applications the printer has to be developed around whatever manufacturing process the printing has to fit into, which pushes up the cost of developing the print system.
Colordyne has announced a new label press, the 2800 Series Mini Laser Pro, which is aimed at mid-volume production and neatly rounds out the company’s portfolio. Continue reading “Colordyne launches mid-volume label printer”
Baldwin Technology Company Inc, which develops process automation solutions, consumables and services for the print, packaging industries, has acquired QuadTech, Inc from Quad/Graphics. QuadTech develops control systems, mainly for packaging and newspaper printers. Continue reading “Baldwin buys QuadTech”
Flint Group is to increase the prices of its packaging inks from the 1st January 2018, which the company blames on increased raw material costs. Continue reading “Flint and Sun Chemical to increase prices for packaging inks”
Konica Minolta has launched a new entry-level dry toner production printer, the AccurioPrint C759, which will replace the Bizhub Pro C754e. Continue reading “Konica Minolta announces C759 toner press”
Drytac has added a new Anti-Scratch Gloss film to its Protac film range. This is a 100µ clear PET laminating film with a scratch-resistant hard coat, high gloss finish. Continue reading “Drytac releases Protac Anti Scratch film”
Flint Group has acquired Eston Chimica SRL, based in Padova, northern Italy, which manufactures and sells water-based inks for flexo and gravure applications. Continue reading “Flint acquires Eston Chimica”
Concept Laser, which is now part of GE Additive, has laid the foundation for a new 3D campus facility in Lichtenfels, Germany as part of a €105 million investment. Continue reading “Concept Laser to build new 3D campus”