MGI launches JetVarnish 3D Web Color+

MGI will use next week’s Label Expo show to launch a new roll to roll press, the JETvarnish 3D Web Color + that’s aimed at the label and folding carton market. Essentially, MGI has added a print unit to its existing JetVarnish 3D digital finishing unit. Continue reading “MGI launches JetVarnish 3D Web Color+”

Creative Edge Software updates iC3D

Creative Edge Software is to launch the next upgrade to its iC3D packaging design software at next week’s Label Expo show. This latest version 5 concentrates on shape modelling and realism and follows on from the release of v4 at last year’s Drupa show, which added greater photorealism. Continue reading “Creative Edge Software updates iC3D”

Uteco to launch Gaia press with Ebeam curing

Uteco will use Label Expo to formally launch its Gaia modular inkjet press, which it has developed together with INX and Ebeam Technologies. Its use of an Ebeam Compact 80/400 lamp gives it the potential to be one of the highlights of the show. Continue reading “Uteco to launch Gaia press with Ebeam curing”

SPG launches new laser engraver

SPG Prints has announced a new larger version of its RotaLen direct laser engraver for imaging nickel screen cylinders. The new 914mm RotaLen is larger than the existing 660mm version and is aimed at mid-web package printing applications including folding cartons. The larger model can also image two reusable RotaPlate screens simultaneously when applied to a drum of 1300mm circumference.  Continue reading “SPG launches new laser engraver”