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”
KBA’s Sheetfed division has signed a strategic partnership with Flint Group Sheetfed, regarding KBA’s use of Flint’s conventional inks for its Rapida presses. Continue reading “KBA and Flint cooperate over inks”
Toray has said that it will expand its existing site, the Toray Textiles Central Europe facility at Prostějov in the Czech Republic as it consolidates all development and support activities for its European newspaper, label, packaging and printing business together in one place. Continue reading “Toray to expand Czech plate factory”
M Partners ltd, or MPL, has been offered an extension to its existing contract for servicing with Ryobi Mitsubishi Graphic Technology Ltd (RMGT). The deal means that MPL will continue to provide technical support services and spare parts for existing Mitsubishi presses as well as for any B1 presses manufactured by the new RMGT business. In addition, the company will also continue to be responsible for the sale of new RMGT sheetfed presses in the B1 and large format ranges. Continue reading “MPL extends service contract for Ryobi Mitsubishi”
Agfa Graphics is planning to close down its offset printing plate factory in Banwol, South Korea. The plant produces mainly analog offset plates for the local market. Continue reading “Agfa to close Korean plate factory”