Fujifilm has shown off a new inkjet press, the Jet Press 750S, which has been developed as a slightly larger and faster version of its existing Jet Press 720S, which Fujifilm will continue to sell alongside the new press. Continue reading “Fujifilm develops bigger Jet Press 750S”
Last month I attended the Leaders in Technology conference in Cambridge, UK, which is organised by FM Brooks who are the folks behind the InPrint and Pure Digital shows. Tradeshows by their nature are about sales opportunities and this annual conference largely deals with how to sell industrial printing.
So, Informa has finally done the decent thing and killed off Ipex, announcing that it has abandoned plans to continue running the show. This decision comes after “consultation with the industry”, which presumably means that none of the vendors were prepared to pay to exhibit at another Ipex.
The Swiss pharmaceutical converter Rondo AG, based in Allschwil near Basel, has installed a B1 Heidelberg Primefire 106 inkjet press and is currently beta testing it for use in pharmaceutical packaging. Continue reading “Rondo tests Primefire for pharmaceutical use”
Onyx Graphics has released the latest version of its wide format RIP software, Onyx 18, with new colour technologies for colour accuracy, consistency, and conformance to standards such as G7 and Fogra. Continue reading “Onyx 18 wide format RIP available now”
Sun Chemical has worked with Pantone and its subsidiary X-Rite to develop six new libraries for UV flexo inks for PantoneLive.
Continue reading “New flexo colour libraries added to PantoneLive”
Stratasys has signed a five year deal with the Aachen Center for Additive Manufacturing (ACAM), part of the Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule Aachen Campus, and which specialises in R&D. Continue reading “Stratasys cooperates with German 3D centre”
The Italian company Rigoli, based in Milan, has developed a new roll-to-roll single-pass inkjet printer, the MVZ 1000, which uses Memjet printheads and prints to flexible packaging. Continue reading “Rigoli develops Memjet packaging press”
EFI used last week’s Fespa show in Berlin to show off its new 3.2m wide Vutek H-series printer, the first in a new platform that will form the basis of further Vutek printers over the next few years. Continue reading “EFI demonstrates next generation Vuteks”
In a couple of week’s time many of us will head over to Berlin for this year’s Fespa show and it’s a good bet that many of the new printers on show will be fitted with LED lamps for UV curing.