Heidleberg hits half year mark

November 14, 2017

Heidelberg has released its financial results for the first half of its financial year from April to September, recording a net result after taxes of €28 million, the first profitable half year in ten years, demonstrating the strategy of turning to digital technology to turn the company around is paying off. Continue reading “Heidleberg hits half year mark”

Xeikon signs agreement with EFI over Jetrion

November 2, 2017

Last week I covered Xeikon’s attempts to develop an inkjet label press based on an existing design from an unnamed vendor. Yesterday, I reported that EFI was planning to spin off its Jetrion inkjet presses to an unnamed developer. So, it’s not surprising that today we have news that Xeikon has been working with EFI and has signed a deal over EFI’s Jetrion label presses. Continue reading “Xeikon signs agreement with EFI over Jetrion”

EFI to sell Jetrion label line (Updated)

November 1, 2017

EFI has revealed it is in the midst of selling its Jetrion inkjet label presses business whilst reporting disappointing figures for the third quarter of this year.

Guy Gecht, CEO of EFI, speaking at the company’s Drupa 2016 press briefing.

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Quark acquired by Parallax venture capital

July 13, 2017

Quark Software, best known for its QuarkXPress page layout software, has been acquired by Parallax Capital Partners LLC, a private equity firm based in California and specialising in software. Parallax will invest further in Quark to drive up adoption for its content automation solutions. Continue reading “Quark acquired by Parallax venture capital”