Category: Post-press

  • 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. 

  • Muller Martini acquires Hunkeler (Updated)

    Muller Martini acquires Hunkeler (Updated)

    Müller Martini Holding AG has acquired all of the shares of the Hunkeler Group, including those held by the Hunkeler family and Crédit Mutuel Equity. (I’ve added an update to the end of this story.)

  • Konica Minolta launches AccurioShine 3600

    Konica Minolta launches AccurioShine 3600

    Konica Minolta has introduced a new UV inkjet spot coater, the AccurioShine 3600, which is based on the MGI JETvarnish 3D One. Konica Minolta owns over 40 percent of MGI and already distributes many of its machines. 

  • Zund introduces Q-Line cutting system

    Zund introduces Q-Line cutting system

    Zund has shown off a new digital cutting system, the Q-Line with BHS180, which has been designed to work alongside automated loading and unloading units for higher productivity for both display graphics and packaging applications.

  • In from the cold

    In from the cold

    The start of this month saw the welcome return of the Hunkeler Innovation Days, which normally runs every two years

  • New wine label finishing line from GM

    New wine label finishing line from GM

    The Danish company Grafisk Maskinfabrik, better known as GM, has introduced a new 350mm wide finishing line…

  • Plockmatic acquires Intec

    The Plockmatic group, which includes Morgana, KGS and Watkiss, has acquired Intec Printing Solutions Ltd, based in Dorset in the UK. 

  • Highcon teams up with Tilia

    Highcon Systems has signed an arrangement with Tilia Labs to supply Tilia’s Phoenix automated planning and imposition system with Highcon’s range of digital post-production devices for corrugated and carton board converters.

  • Intec introduces FB9000 digital cutter

    Intec has started off the new year with a new automatic digital flatbed cutter, the FB9000 Pro, which can handle a range of media from label stock to SRA2 without resorting to dies. 

  • Morgana introduces DigiFold Pro XL

    Morgana has expanded its DigiFold range of creasing and folding machines with a new model, the DigiFold Pro XL, which is designed to complement mid to high volume digital and offset production presses and takes pages up to 385 x 700mm and from 80 to 400gsm in weight. 

  • Kongsberg resets as standalone business

    OpenGate Capital has completed its acquisition of Kongsberg from Esko, setting it up as a standalone company, Kongsberg Precision Cutting Systems, specialising in developing digital cutting tables for the sign and display markets and increasingly also for packaging.

  • Morgana announces DigiCoater Pro 400

    Morgana, which sells offline equipment as part of the Plockmatic Group, has launched a new flat sheet UV coater, the Morgana DigiCoater Pro 400, aimed at a range of applications including greetings cards, photobooks and calendars.