Tag: Finishing

  • Kama adds braille option

    Kama, which mainly develops cutting and finishing equipment for printing and packaging markets, has developed a solution for putting braille onto packaging, mainly for pharmaceutical applications where braille is mandatory in many markets, including the EU.

  • Tecnau introduces B2 stacker

    Tecnau recently launched a new cutting and stacking system for B2+ sheets, the Stack 1212, which is distributed in the UK through Intelligent Finishing Systems.

  • Horizon to launch new ICE connectivity

    Horizon, the Japanese Postpress specialist, is developing a new ICE series of Intelligently Connected and Efficient finishing equipment that will be shown at Drupa. 

  • Kern and Hunkeler agree to cooperate

    The two Swiss finishing companies Hunkeler and Kern have announced an agreement to cooperate more closely in the future in time for this week’s Hunkeler Innovation Days event.

  • Folding paper

    From time to time people send me books to review that might be relevant to printing. One of these books is Against the Grain, written largely by Graham Harris, who many of us in the printing industry will know as the founder of Tech-ni-fold.

  • Highcon extends consumables range

    Highcon has announced a new range of consumables for its digital cutting and creasing machines as a result of market research into the way customers were using its machines.

  • Heidelberg in MBO takeover

    Heidelberg is in the process of acquiring the MBO Group, an international company that specializes in postpress equipment, with around € 50 million in sales.

  • EFI Fiery integration with Duplo

    EFI and Duplo have worked together to improve the integration between EFI’s print servers and Duplo’s combined slitter/ cutter/ creaser units, which the two companies claim can save up to 70 percent of set up time by taking the finishing information automatically from the prepress settings.

  • B&R Moll launches multi finishing unit

    B&R Moll, which makes bindery equipment, has developed a compact inline finishing unit, the Moll Flexcut System, a compact sheet-fed, die cutter, folder/gluer targeted at the both digital and conventional packaging converters. It’s said to be suitable for things like boxes, cartons, labels and pocket folders.

  • Mark Andy buys Brandtjen & Kluge

    Mark Andy has acquired Brandtjen & Kluge, based in St Croix Falls, Wisconsin, USA, which manufactures high-quality print finishing equipment for foil stamping, die cutting, folding and gluing, and UV coating.

  • Colordyne offers dedicated label finishing

    Colordyne has announced a label finishing system, the 2800 Series Mini Laser, which can be used as a standalone offline or nearline device.

  • Bookfactory automates cutting

    The Swiss company bookfactory.ch, which specializes in producing individual photobooks, has automated its operation through bar codes that contain the individual cutting format of each book alongside an encrypted ID.