Category: Graphics Printing

  • 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.

  • AstroNova acquires Mtex NS

    AstroNova acquires Mtex NS

    The Portuguese company Mtex NS, which has developed a number of cost effective inkjet printers, has been acquired by the AstroNova group to form part of its Product Identification portfolio.

  • 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…

  • Mimaki shows Trapis textile prints

    Mimaki shows Trapis textile prints

    At this year’s Fespa event Mimaki showed off an interesting pigment transfer concept that it first previewed at last year’s ITMA show, which it calls TraPis, standing for TRAnsfer Pigment System. 

  • Monz to leave Heidelberg

    Monz to leave Heidelberg

    Dr Ludwin Monz, who has been CEO of Heidelberg since April 2022, has announced his intention to leave the company at the end of June. He will be replaced by Jürgen Otto (59). But what does this mean for Heidelberg’s future?

  • Xerox kills off iGen

    Xerox kills off iGen

    Xerox has released its figures from its first quarter of the current financial year, alongside a plan to streamline its products which includes discontinuing the iconic iGen line of production presses.

  • Fespa pt2: a maturing market

    Fespa pt2: a maturing market

    One of the main takeaways for me from this year’s Fespa show was just how much the market for large format sign and display hardware has matured.

  • SAi launches Flexi Complete

    SAi launches Flexi Complete

    SAi has introduced the latest version of its sign making software, Flexi Complete, which aims to rationalise the sprawling Flexi range of products into a single all-in-one package that includes design and RIP features for wide format printing and cutting.

  • Fespa pt1: Look to the East

    Fespa pt1: Look to the East

    To some extent, this year’s main Fespa trade show was always going to be overshadowed by Drupa. That’s one reason why Fespa likes to get out of Germany and visit Amsterdam in Drupa years…

  • Intec introduces B3 cutter

    Intec introduces B3 cutter

    Intec, which is now part of the Plockmatic Group, has announced a new B3+ digital die cutting flatbed, the ColorCut FB580, designed as an entry-level model. 

  • Highcon announces new converting machines

    Highcon announces new converting machines

    Highcon has announced a number of new digital die cutting devices, including a new Beam 3 for the folding carton market, and a prototype for the corrugated market that for now has been codenamed the Vulcan.

  • CorelDraw updated for 2024

    CorelDraw updated for 2024

    A new 2024 version of the CorelDraw Graphics Suite, which is now owned by Alludo, has been introduced, offering new fonts and brushes, along with new versions of CorelDraw Technical Suite, CorelDraw Standard and CorelDraw Essentials.