Sun Chemical has announced a new price increase for its solvent- and water-based liquid inks in Europe, which will come into effect 15 January 2019.Continue reading “Sun Chemical to increase ink prices”
Fujifilm has introduced a new module for its cloud-based XMF colour management suite with XMF ColorPath Brand Color Optimizer. This fine tunes the ability to print spot colours and ensures that every spot colour is reproduced as accurately as possible. Continue reading “Fujifilm optimises spot colours in XMF”
Congra Software is still planning to take over Global Graphics but has abandoned its original offer – which I’ve covered earlier, both with the initial announcement and a more in-depth report. Instead, Congra has opted for an altogether different approach. Continue reading “Congra changes tack with Global Graphics deal (Updated)”
From time to time people send me books to review that might be relevant to printing. One of these books is Against the Grain, written largely by Graham Harris, who many of us in the printing industry will know as the founder of Tech-ni-fold.
Fujifilm has officially launched its Jet Press 750S, which I’ve already covered earlier this summer after a prototype was shown at the Tokyo Igas show. Continue reading “Fujifilm officially announces Jet Press 750S”
Heidelberg has released its figures for the first half of this financial year, showing incoming orders up by 6 percent, from €1,234 million to €1,306 million, with Heidelberg claiming that currency exchange rates have cost it around €17 million. Continue reading “Heidelberg figures show potential for subscription model”
Sun Chemical has completed the roll-out of its SunLit Publish series of premium sheetfed offset process inks, which were initially introduced to some European markets but are now also available worldwide. Continue reading “Sun Chemical launches SunLit Publish ink”
Earlier this year Stratasys set up a new company, Evolve Additive Solutions, to develop a new approach to 3D printing called Selective Thermoplastic Electrophotographic Process, or STEP. Evolve has now chosen to work with Kodak and its Nexpress electrophotographic printers. Continue reading “Kodak to supply toner tech for 3D printing”
The German developer of prepress software, OneVision, has updated its core software to v18.2, adding greater automation to its main programs, Workspace, Asura and Amendo. Continue reading “OneVision updates automation software to v18.2”
Two weeks ago I reported on the proposed acquisition of Global Graphics by Congra Software and I think this is worth a more detailed look if only to see some of the thinking that goes behind acquisitions like this.