Mark Andy has acquired Brandtjen & Kluge, based in St Croix Falls, Wisconsin, USA, which manufactures high-quality print finishing equipment for foil stamping, die cutting, folding and gluing, and UV coating. Continue reading “Mark Andy buys Brandtjen & Kluge”
HP has released a new One Package workflow suite for its PageWide corrugated presses, which is meant to persuade converters interested in investing in digital printing to buy HP inkjet presses by shoehorning HP’s workflow in amongst the software that those converters are likely to be already using.
Esko has announced a new flexo platemaker, the CDI Crystal 4835, which takes 48x35ins plates and is essentially a smaller version of the Crystal 5080. Continue reading “Esko introduces new flexo platemaker”
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”
The American converter ePac Flexible Packaging is to install an electron beam curing system at its facility in Madison, Wisconsin, USA later this year to work in conjunction with a B2 HP Indigo 20000, which prints to flexible films. Continue reading “US converter ePac invests in EB curing”
Esko has updated its ArtPro prepress packaging editing software with a new version, ArtPro+, which Esko estimates to be up to 40 percent faster to use. Continue reading “Esko announces ArtPro+ packaging editor”
Canon has jumped into the narrow web label market with a new inkjet press, the Océ LabelStream 4000 series, aimed firmly at the high speed industrial end of the market. Continue reading “Canon launches inkjet label press”
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”
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”
Colordyne has announced a label finishing system, the 2800 Series Mini Laser, which can be used as a standalone offline or nearline device. Continue reading “Colordyne offers dedicated label finishing”