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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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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Abbey Labels installs world-first die cutter

17th March 2020

Abbey Labels, based in Bury St Edmunds in East Anglia in the UK, has installed a label press from MPS complete with an integrated, high-speed die-cutting solution from AB Graphics. Tom Allum, Abbey Labels’ Chairman, said: “I firmly believe that this press with this particular option is a real game-changer not only for us, but for the flexo industry.”

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