Roland announces LEF2-200 industrial printer

11th March 2019

Roland has announced a new printer, the VersaUV LEF2-200, which as the name suggests is an updated version of its existing LEF200 though it’s not really clear in what way Roland has improved this printer, other than changing the colour of the cover from green to white. 

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Ricoh to acquire LAC inkjet

30th October 2018

Ricoh is set to buy LAC Corporation, which is said to have unique inkjet technology that supports printing on three-dimensional surfaces. Ricoh has already identified industrial printing as one of its three growth strategies, and this acquisition will help with that. Continue reading “Ricoh to acquire LAC inkjet”

Leaders in Technology

30th July 2018

Last month I attended the Leaders in Technology conference in Cambridge, UK, which is organised by FM Brooks who are the folks behind the InPrint and Pure Digital shows. Tradeshows by their nature are about sales opportunities and this annual conference largely deals with how to sell industrial printing.

Richard Askam talks about personalised print

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Agfa sells part of its ink business to Siegwerk

5th March 2018

Agfa Graphics, which has a significant portfolio of wide format and industrial inkjet inks, has agreed a strategic alliance with Siegwerk Druckfarben, which mainly supplies inks for packaging and labels. The arrangement covers the production of digital packaging inks. Continue reading “Agfa sells part of its ink business to Siegwerk”