Heidelberg restructures, abandons Primefire

30th March 2020

Heidelberg has announced a radical restructuring plan, which is aimed at clearing its debts but also essentially rethinks its approach to digital printing of packaging.

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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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Heidelberg inkjet in web to pack solution

16th April 2019

Heidelberg has worked with a Chinese packaging manufacturer, Xianjunlong Colour Printing Co. Ltd, to develop a new folding carton web-to-pack solution called Boxuni, which was demonstrated this system at last week’s Print China show in Guangdong, southern China.

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Looking ahead

7th January 2019

I thought it would be useful to start the year with a story looking at the ongoing themes that I’m aiming to cover in more detail on this website throughout the course of this year. 

Under the covers of the Mouvent LB701 UV press – the black boxes at the top are the printhead clusters.
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New Solution develops Memjet corrugated printer

25th June 2018

New Solution Engineering, which appears to be the Portuguese company formerly known as Mtex, has announced that its first flatbed digital corrugated printer, the NS Multi-LG, which was first shown at last month’s Fespa show, is now available. Continue reading “New Solution develops Memjet corrugated printer”

Partnership to develop digital packaging solution

18th July 2014

Three vendors, BDT Media Automation GmbH, a market leader for B2 format feeders in digital printing, Fujifilm Dimatix, a leading provider of inkjet printheads for commercial and industrial printing, and Phoseon Technology, a leader in UV LED curing solutions for commercial and industrial applications have teamed up to develop a complete digital printing solution for packaging applications.  Continue reading “Partnership to develop digital packaging solution”