Baldwin buys QuadTech

11th December 2017

Baldwin Technology Company Inc, which develops process automation solutions, consumables and services for the print, packaging industries, has acquired QuadTech, Inc from Quad/Graphics. QuadTech develops control systems, mainly for packaging and newspaper printers. Continue reading “Baldwin buys QuadTech”

AVT forms strategic alliance with Focusight

12th October 2016

AVT has partnered with the Chinese company Focusight to develop a new cost-effective inspection system for wide web applications in China. The new FA-Falcon solution combines AVT’s proven inspection software with Focusight’s precision hardware components and engineering. Continue reading “AVT forms strategic alliance with Focusight”

ITL launches print assessment in UK

19th March 2014

Image Test Labs, or ITL, is bringing its colour management and press grading process to the UK, which will be shown for the first time at Ipex. This is designed to measures the acceptance of an image rather than the image itself against a well-defined, objective list of performance parameters. Continue reading “ITL launches print assessment in UK”

Cloud-based inspection for packaging

14th February 2014

Global Vision, which specialises in proof reading solutions for packaging, has released a new cloud-based, packaging inspection suite called Proofware. This has a number of quality control tools to inspect text, artwork, spelling, Braille, barcodes and annotate.
It’s completely web-based with no further software to be installed and can be deployed across an Enterprise. It includes report management tools to organise inspection reports and can run multiple inspections with the same set of files. It integrates easily with Artwork Management Systems (AMS), Document Management Systems (DMS) and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) solutions. It also includes e-signature, enables annotation, call-outs, stamps, measurement, and colour inspection.
“Proofware gives any enterprise instant access to everyone involved in the security of their brand copy and artwork throughout the enterprise,” explained Reuben Malz, President of Global Vision. “With Proofware a new level of collaboration is achieved between different teams within the organisation, their customers and suppliers.”
Proofware includes a number of Apps: DocuProof for Text inspection; ArtProof for Artwork inspection; SpellProof for multi-language spell check; BrailleProof for Braille translation; BarProof for Barcode verification; and notes for Annotation