Heidelberg has tweaked its Speedmaster XL 75 and CX 75 models, giving them a more ergonomic design to make life easier for operators, which in turn should improve the overall operating efficiency.Continue reading “Heidelberg updates Speedmasters”
Fujifilm is rolling out its Platesense plate management scheme across Europe, having already trialled it in the UK since last summer.Continue reading “Fujifilm extends Platesense to Europe”
Sun Chemical has developed a new range of UV LED inks for sheetfed offset printing. The SunWave Lumina inks are said to be suitable for use on all sheetfed press types and can be used with both single- and double-sided printing.Continue reading “Sun Chemical launches LED sheetfed inks”
Sun Chemical has completed the roll-out of its SunLit Publish series of premium sheetfed offset process inks, which were initially introduced to some European markets but are now also available worldwide. Continue reading “Sun Chemical launches SunLit Publish ink”
Agfa has announced two software tools, InkTune and PressTune, which together should help offset printers reach ISO and G7 standards for better, more consistent results, whilst also saving on ink costs. Continue reading “Agfa releases Inktune and PressTune software”
Koenig & Bauer has agreed a strategic partnership with ink supplier Hubergroup to improve the products and services they offer to customers. Continue reading “Koenig and Bauer to work with Huber”
Kodak has announced a price rise for its offset printing plates, which follows a similar announcement from Agfa earlier this month. Both companies have cited dramatic increases in the cost of raw aluminium with plate prices set to rise by around 10 percent . Continue reading “Offset plates to rise in price”
Koenig and Bauer has announced QualiTronic NextGeneration, the latest version of the inline control system for its Rapida offset presses. Continue reading “Koenig and Bauer updates Qualitronic press control”
Heidelberg UK used last week’s Press4Value Open House at its London base to launch a new Impression Charge scheme, which sounds a lot like a click charge, for two of its offset presses.
Koenig and Bauer has handed this year’s 1814 Production Excellence award to J Thomson Colour Printers Ltd, a commercial printer based in Glasgow that switched from Heidelberg to Koenig and Bauer when it ordered two 18000 sph Rapida 106 presses at last year’s Drupa.