Category: Digital Label

  • 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.

  • Mark Andy announces Digital Pro Plus

    Mark Andy announces Digital Pro Plus

    The American narrow web press manufacturer Mark Andy has introduced a new hybrid option, the Digital Pro Plus, which builds on its existing Digital Pro platform.

  • Fujifilm introduces 46kUV printbar

    Fujifilm introduces 46kUV printbar

    Fujifilm has expanded its portfolio of integrated printbar systems with a new model, the 46kUV, which is primarily aimed at the labels and packaging markets.

  • Label Expo part 3: How wide is narrow?

    Label Expo part 3: How wide is narrow?

    Most of the different segments that make up the print industry have seen growth in packaging and this also applies to the labelling market, with a lot of packaging applications on show at Label Expo. 

  • Label Expo part 2: the sweet spot for inkjet presses

    Label Expo part 2: the sweet spot for inkjet presses

    In the first part of this story we looked at some of the hybrid label solutions. These also happened to be amongst the fastest, leading to the obvious question of what is the sweet spot in terms of speed and resolution. So for this story I’m going to look at some of the other inkjet…

  • Canon teases aqueous label and production presses

    Canon teases aqueous label and production presses

    Canon is planning to use its upcoming Canon Expo in Yokohama, Japan this month to show off two new inkjet presses: a new label press, the LabelStream LS2000; and a production printer, the VarioPrint iX1700.

  • Gallus gambles on inkjet

    Gallus gambles on inkjet

    I took the opportunity at last month’s European Label Expo to catch up with Gallus, having not met anyone from Gallus since before the pandemic. In previous years Gallus would have had a large stand and shown off several of its flexo presses but for this show Gallus opted to just bring the one press,…

  • Bobst announces Digital Expert 340 

    Bobst announces Digital Expert 340 

    Bobst used last week’s Label Expo show to announce a new digital label press, the Digital Expert 340, but chose not to show it, opting instead to demonstrate the larger Digital Master 340 that was announced last year.

  • Xeikon launches Lion label press

    Xeikon launches Lion label press

    Xeikon has shown off a new dry toner label press at this year’s Label Expo, the LX3000 Lion, which is effectively the third generation of its Cheetah press platform.

  • Domino upgrades ink factory

    Domino upgrades ink factory

    Domino Printing Sciences has invested £6.6 million to upgrade its existing 16,000m2 ink manufacturing plant in Liverpool, UK. This facility makes solvent-, oil-, and water-based ink but this investment only applies to the UV inkjet inks for the K-Series and N-Series label presses.

  • Actega rolls out Signite

    Actega rolls out Signite

    Back in October 2021 I wrote about a way of applying labels without the actual labelling called Signite that had been developed by Actega. Now Actega has teamed up with Makro Labelling to help further develop the Signite technology.

  • Konica Minolta launches AccurioLabel 400 label press

    Konica Minolta has announced a new label press, the AccurioLabel 400, which offers a very different value proposition to its current AL230 press and will see the company challenge for a much larger slice of the digital label market.