Kodak has finally seen sense and decided not to sell its Stream inkjet business after all. Mind you, Kodak does have form here, having sold the inkjet business once already, to Scitex in 1993 for $70 million, before buying it back later in 2004 for $250 million.
KBA MetalPrint will be showing off a new printer, the CS MetalCan, at the MetPack show in Essen, Germany in May. The MetalCan is aimed at printing to drinks cans and will be marked under a Can Solutions label. Continue reading “KBA develops metal can printing system”
Sun Chemical has announced that it will be increasing the price of all inks and coatings containing acrylic derivatives from 15 May 2017. Continue reading “Sun Chemical increases ink prices”
Heidelberg has released version 2 of its inline Prinect Inspection Control, designed for real time inspection of print to locate defects. It will be demonstrated at next month’s Interpack show in Dusseldorf. Continue reading “Heidelberg updates Prinect Inspection Control”
EFI has announced its preliminary results for the first quarter of 2017, showing a rare blip with revenue down 2 percent on the same period last year from $234.1 million to $228.7 million. Continue reading “EFI releases disappointing first quarter results”
Canon has announced a new sheetfed inkjet press, the Océ VarioPrint i200, essentially a cheaper version of the existing i300 that was launched in 2015. Continue reading “Canon introduces VarioPrint i200 inkjet press”
Mimaki is planning to introduce a new addition to its UJF range of industrial flatbed printers at next month’s Fespa Hamburg show. The new UJF-3042MkII EX is based on the existing 3042 model but adds a fourth print head and the ability to hold eight ink bottles. Continue reading “Mimaki extends UJF industrial printer range”