Konica Minolta buys Panasonic printhead business

June 15, 2018

Konica Minolta has acquired the facility and engineering assets from Panasonic Precision Devices of its industrial inkjet head business. Konica Minolta’s stated aim is to strengthen its own inkjet head business, including its R&D and production. Continue reading “Konica Minolta buys Panasonic printhead business”

Fujifilm announces food safe ink for Jet Press

June 11, 2018

Fujifilm is working to develop a new food-safe ink for its digital Jet Press 720S, which will allow it to print on primary food packaging, something that is becoming increasingly important, at least within the heavily regulated European markets. Continue reading “Fujifilm announces food safe ink for Jet Press”

Global Graphics develops Mako SDK

May 22, 2018

Global Graphics, best known for its Harlequin RIP, is offering a new software development kit (SDK) called Mako aimed at developers and system integrators who need tools for preparing documents for printing through the prepress, document conversion and manipulation stages.  Continue reading “Global Graphics develops Mako SDK”

Kodak reports Q1 loss

May 11, 2018

Kodak has released its figures for the first quarter of 2018, showing revenues of $357 million, the same as for Q1 of 2017, but with a net loss of $25 million, according to Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, or GAAP. The cash balance of $313m was $31m short of the figure for the previous quarter. Continue reading “Kodak reports Q1 loss”