HP has launched a new Indigo digital label press, the 6900, complete with Pack Ready for Labels, Silver ElectroInk and a new high-performance Digital Front End. HP has also shared updates on a number of other digital presses. Continue reading “HP announces Indigo 6900 label press”
Carl Icahn, Xerox’s largest shareholder, has written an extraordinary open letter along with Darwin Deason, Xerox’s third largest shareholder, urging his fellow shareholders to block the proposed Fujifilm take over of Xerox, saying: “do not let Fuji steal this company from us.” Continue reading “Icahn and Xerox argue over Fujifilm Xerox deal”
Durst has been showing off its next generation of wide format printers, the P5, which like other Durst printers are hybrid devices that can be configured for rigid or roll to roll media. The first of these printers, the P5 250 HS, is a 2.5m wide printer targeted at high volume industrial production.
Caldera has updated its wide format RIP, releasing v11.2 at this week’s C!Print show in France. The new features include options for backlits as well as tweaks to colour handling. Continue reading “Caldera updates wide format RIP”
Muller Martini has taken over Kolbus’ perfect binding and bookline business complete with all the servicing and spare parts for all Kolbus bookbinding systems installed worldwide. Continue reading “Muller Martini takes over Kolbus’ bookbinding”
Dalim has released the latest version of its Enterprise Solution digital asset management platform, ES 5.5, which has gained a wide range of features. Continue reading “Dalim updates ES media production”
On the face of it, wide format inkjet printing does not seem like the most revolutionary print technology around. For a start, we’re mostly talking about reasonably long viewing distances so resolution and image quality isn’t as important as, say, with a label press.
The Japanese ink manufacturer T&K Toka has acquired the Dutch firm Van Son Printing Inks. This gives T&K Toka access to the European, Middle East, African and American markets, marking a significant expansion. Continue reading “T&K Toka acquires Van Son Printing inks”