Fujifilm and Inca’s industrial gamble

December 4, 2017

One of the more interesting bits of hardware at last month’s InPrint show was the Fujifilm Acuity B1. In most graphics printing the machine is developed around the actual printing, which is the end goal of the process. But for industrial applications the printer has to be developed around whatever manufacturing process the printing has to fit into, which pushes up the cost of developing the print system.

Fujifilm has developed this industrial printer, the Acuity B1, in conjunction with Inca Digital, which sells it as the Onset M.

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Comexi launches ML2 laminator for packaging

December 1, 2017

Comexi has launched a new laminator, the ML2, which can work with solvent-based, water-based or solvent-free adhesives and is aimed at packaging applications. Consequently, it can handle a range of coatings and applications such as coldseal, heatseal, ink or varnishes. Continue reading “Comexi launches ML2 laminator for packaging”

Koenig and Bauer explores ECG with Esko

Koenig and Bauer has put its weight behind the concept of extended colour gamut or ECG printing, which promises faster job changeovers as the same inks are used for every job so there’s no need for wash-ups. To this end Koenig and Bauer has installed Esko’s Equinox colour management technology and Imaging Engine RIP at its demo centre in Radebeul, Germany. Continue reading “Koenig and Bauer explores ECG with Esko”