Uteco has announced a new hybrid digital press, the Sapphire Evo, aimed at packaging converters and using Kodak’s Stream inkjet technology. It was first shown as a technology demonstration back at Drupa 2016 and is now commercially available. Continue reading “Kodak and Uteco launch Sapphire Evo digital press”
It seems to me that data analytics is all the rage these days. But leaving aside FaceBook and dodgy data mining, there is a practical reason for using data to understand the way that your business is performing with a growing number of printing equipment manufacturers lining up to sell your data back to you.
The Keyline MIS, which has been written by the German developer Crispy Mountain, is now available in the UK through Cloud to Print ltd. Continue reading “Crispy Mountain MIS comes to UK”
The ongoing saga of Fujifilm’s planned takeover of Xerox has taken a bizarre twist with an allegation that Xerox had planned to fire its CEO, Jeff Jacobson, though Xerox itself has denied this. Continue reading “More questions emerge over the Xerox Fujifilm merger”
Fujifilm has announced a new low-chemistry plate, the Superia LH-S2, that only requires a gum clean out, rather than traditional processing chemistry and which is now available in Europe. Continue reading “Fujifilm announces new Superia low-chem plate”
Global Graphics has released version 12 of its Harlequin RIP, which boasts a number of features including support for the ISO PDF 2.0 standard that was published last year. Continue reading “Harlequin RIP updated to support PDF 2.0”
HP used last week’s London Book Fair to announce a new set of cloud-based book publishing services called Piazza. This allows publishers to build a virtual warehouse for the management, automation, distribution, print, and direct fulfilment of book orders, while holding zero inventory.
Memjet and Canon have signed a long-term, global agreement to cross-license their patents in some areas, though the two companies have chosen not to share any other details. Continue reading “Memjet and Canon cross license technology”
The German software developer OneVision, which is best known for its prepress tools, is updating three of its main programs – Workspace, Asura and Amendo – which are all due to be updated to v18.1. Continue reading “OneVision to update automation software”