Recently I went to the InPrint Leaders in Technology summit in Cambridge, organised by FM Brooks, the people behind the InPrint show. They have a new show, Pure Digital, which also deals with the industrial print sector but seen from the creatives viewpoint. So this conference bridged both of these sectors and took in quite a wide range of subjects from personalised print through to the difficulties of moving into industrial print as well as more esoteric ideas from marketing through to staff management.
Flint Group has optimized the base sleeve of its new Rotec Smart sleeves, including the Premium version, by using advanced polyurethane materials. This has cut their weight down by up to 15 percent, which should make it easier to mount the sleeves. Continue reading “Flint optimises Rotec Smart sleeve construction”
Global Graphics has announced two new screening options for its ScreenPro screening engine, called Chameleon and Chimera. They can be used for single pass inkjet applications in any label and packaging workflow alongside any RIP. Continue reading “Two new screening options from Global Graphics”
Airbus has chosen Stratasys Direct Manufacturing to produce 3D printed polymer parts for use on A350 XWB aircraft. The company will print non-structural parts such as brackets, and other parts used for system installation, using Stratasys’ Ultem 9085 material on its FDM production 3D Printers. Continue reading “Airbus selects Stratasys Direct Manufacturing”
Colordyne has expanded its 3600 inkjet retrofit option with a new version that takes UV ink. The 3600 series is designed as an inkjet module that can be added to an existing flexo press to create a hybrid solution. Continue reading “Colordyne adds UV colour retrofit option”
Nilpeter, which manufactures narrow web flexo presses, has signed an international distribution agreement with another Danish company, TrojanLabel, which makes the Trojan2 digital label press. Continue reading “Nilpeter teams up with TrojanLabel”