Baldwin buys QuadTech

December 11, 2017

Baldwin Technology Company Inc, which develops process automation solutions, consumables and services for the print, packaging industries, has acquired QuadTech, Inc from Quad/Graphics. QuadTech develops control systems, mainly for packaging and newspaper printers. Continue reading “Baldwin buys QuadTech”

Koenig and Bauer explores ECG with Esko

December 1, 2017

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”

X-Rite Pantone announces new appearance file format

October 21, 2016

X-Rite, or at least its subsidiary Pantone, has developed a new file format, the Appearance Exchange Format or AxF. This is said to allow the full communication of visual appearance in a single, editable file in order to improve the virtualization process. Continue reading “X-Rite Pantone announces new appearance file format”