Canon has announced a new series of monochrome production printers, the VarioPrint 140, which build on the features of the older VarioPrint 135 series. This series is targeted at the light to mid-volume production print market. Continue reading “Canon launches mono VarioPrint 140 printer”
Heidelberg has published its Q4 and end of year figures for last year showing its best quarterly sales and result since 2008, albeit based on preliminary figures. This means that Heidelberg has achieved its stated objective for the year as a whole, indicating that its strategic move to embrace digital technology is paying off. Continue reading “Heidelberg hits sales targets”
Earlier this year I went to a conference, organised by IMI Europe, where some of the practical considerations in developing an inkjet printing system were discussed. This included a presentation by Nick Campbell, project development manager for Inca Digital, who talked about the difficulties in developing a single pass press.
Heidelberg is to host a customer event at its Wiesloch-Walldorf site next week, following Interpack, where it will show off three new postpress devices. These include two die cutters, the Promatrix 106 FC and Promatrix 106 CSB as well as the new Diana Easy 115 folder. Continue reading “Heidelberg to launch new postpress kit”
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”