Agfa has announced two software tools, InkTune and PressTune, which together should help offset printers reach ISO and G7 standards for better, more consistent results, whilst also saving on ink costs. Continue reading “Agfa releases Inktune and PressTune software”
Koenig & Bauer has agreed a strategic partnership with ink supplier Hubergroup to improve the products and services they offer to customers. Continue reading “Koenig and Bauer to work with Huber”
Kodak has announced a price rise for its offset printing plates, which follows a similar announcement from Agfa earlier this month. Both companies have cited dramatic increases in the cost of raw aluminium with plate prices set to rise by around 10 percent . Continue reading “Offset plates to rise in price”
Koenig and Bauer has announced QualiTronic NextGeneration, the latest version of the inline control system for its Rapida offset presses. Continue reading “Koenig and Bauer updates Qualitronic press control”
Heidelberg UK used last week’s Press4Value Open House at its London base to launch a new Impression Charge scheme, which sounds a lot like a click charge, for two of its offset presses.
Koenig and Bauer has handed this year’s 1814 Production Excellence award to J Thomson Colour Printers Ltd, a commercial printer based in Glasgow that switched from Heidelberg to Koenig and Bauer when it ordered two 18000 sph Rapida 106 presses at last year’s Drupa.
The Huber Group has launched a new range of sheetfed offset inks and coatings under the brand Huber Group Eco-Offset Inks Premium Plus, which are said to be low-migration and low-odour for conventional offset food packaging printing and for the manufacture of toys. Continue reading “Huber Group launches new food inks”
Heidelberg has released version 2 of its inline Prinect Inspection Control, designed for real time inspection of print to locate defects. It will be demonstrated at next month’s Interpack show in Dusseldorf. Continue reading “Heidelberg updates Prinect Inspection Control”
Heidelberg has announced a new offset press, the Speedmaster CX75, which is said to bring some of the performance of the XL75 but without needing a lot of automated components. Continue reading “Heidelberg announces Speedmaster CX75”
German ink manufacturer Hubergroup will replace its Natura GA offset inks with a new series, MGA Natura from the start of February. Continue reading “Huber develops sheetfed ink for food packaging”