Xeikon launches Sirius platform

6th April 2020

Xeikon has announced the fifth generation of its dry toner technology, named Sirius, along with the first press to benefit from this, the SX30000. At the same time, Xeikon has also updated its Cheetah labels and packaging platform and announced a new entry-level label press, the CX300.

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Essentium and Lehvoss to develop 3D materials

30th March 2020

Essentium, which develops 3D printers, has teamed up with chemicals specialists the Lehvoss Group to develop materials for extrusion-based additive manufacturing processes that are able to meet the standards required for specific industry applications.

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Heidelberg restructures, abandons Primefire

Heidelberg has announced a radical restructuring plan, which is aimed at clearing its debts but also essentially rethinks its approach to digital printing of packaging.

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HP revamps Indigo line-up

20th March 2020

Earlier this week I wrote about two new Indigo presses, the series 5 100K sheetfed and the series 6 V12 label press. But HP has also announced eight other new presses, though these are updates to existing models, and in most cases, relatively minor updates. I’ll cover the new machines first before turning to the significance of these announcements. 

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