Category: Plus

  • Koenig and Bauer developing inkjet for metal 

    Koenig and Bauer developing inkjet for metal 

    Koenig and Bauer’s MetalPrint subsidiary is developing two separate UV LED inkjet systems for printing to metal for packaging and decorating applications.

  • Fujifilm develops AquaFuze with Mutoh

    Fujifilm develops AquaFuze with Mutoh

    Fujifilm has developed a new AquaFuze hybrid ink technology for the wide format market. To compliment this, Mutoh has built a 1.6m wide rollfed printer, which Mutoh calls HydrAton 1642 and which Fujifilm will sell as the Acuity Triton

  • Fiery targets industrial printing

    Fiery targets industrial printing

    Fiery is one of the most recognised brand names in the printing industry, having developed RIPs and digital front ends for over 30 years. And yet, Fiery as a company is a new entity, having been part of EFI until January 2023 when it was spun off into a separate company. 

  • News Digest…May 2024

    News Digest…May 2024

    May saw election campaigns in many countries, including India, Taiwan, South Africa and the EU. Britain went one better, having started the month with local and mayoral elections, which the government lost just about as badly as everyone expected.

  • Dimatix announces SkyFire printhead

    Dimatix announces SkyFire printhead

    Dimatix has introduced a brand new SkyFire family of printheads, starting with a new SF600 head, which uses silicon MEMs technology. It’s positioned in the Dimatix portfolio between the StarFire and Samba series of heads and targeted at commercial and packaging print as well as the textile, imprinting, decor and encoding markets.

  • Canon and Heidelberg team up

    Canon and Heidelberg team up

    Heidelberg and Canon have partnered together for commercial inkjet in an arrangement that will see Heidelberg rebadging two Canon inkjet sheetfed presses but adding its own Prinect workflow.

  • Seiko to show new RCE2560 printhead

    Seiko to show new RCE2560 printhead

    Seiko Instruments is to launch a new printhead, the RCE2560, which is essentially a 600dpi version of the existing 360dpi RC1536 but with faster speeds for water-based inks that will allow Seiko to target new markets including packaging and textiles.

  • Going big

    Going big

    Archipelago Technology has developed the Powerdrop to jet high viscosity fluids for industrial uses.

  • New Panther shows Xeikon confidence

    New Panther shows Xeikon confidence

    Xeikon will use Drupa to show off a new inkjet label press, the Panther PX3300HD, as well as showing off a number of its existing technologies as the company contemplates its future direction.

  • Brother abandons Roland Acquisition

    Brother abandons Roland Acquisition

    Brother has released its full year figures for the last financial year ending 31 March, showing a large ¥28.2 billion impairment loss for its British Domino subsidiary alongside an announcement that the company has given up on its earlier hostile bid for Roland DG.

  • Fespa pt3: DtF and textile printing

    Fespa pt3: DtF and textile printing

    The Fespa trade show is becoming increasingly synonymous with textile printing, particularly for apparel. This was very apparent at this year’s Fespa show, which also doubled as a preview for some of the trends in textile printing that we are likely to see showcased at this month’s Drupa event.

  • Toshiba Tec to show new printheads

    Toshiba Tec to show new printheads

    Toshiba Tec, which is better known as TTec, is to launch two new piezo inkjet printheads, the CF6/R, which is an evolution of the existing CF3/R, and a brand new design, the CX1…