Contex launches world’s fastest CIS scanner series

Contex (Alleroed, Denmark), a world leader in large-format scanning, has unveiled its IQ Quattro X Scanner, the 5th-generation Contex CIS scanner series. “The IQ Quattro X is an essential scanner for reprographic shops, the AEC community, and businesses that require scanning accuracy with technical drawings and other large-format documents, especially at high volume,” said the … Read more →

FSEA releases whitepaper on the effectiveness of print embellishments on direct

The Foil & Specialty Effects Association (FSEA – Topeka, Kansas) has released a new whitepaper titled Transforming Direct Mail with Print Embellishments. The 8-page resource provides detailed information on why direct mail works in the overcrowded digital world, and how direct mail campaigns have used foil, specialty coatings and other embellishments to enhance impact and … Read more →

Koenig & Bauer unveils Performance 2024 efficiency program for future growth

To reinforce its position as one of the world’s leading suppliers of press and post-press equipment and solutions for packaging, industrial printing and security printing applications, and to boost the earning power of the Koenig & Bauer Group, the Management Board has been working intensively on developing and expanding its “Performance 2024” efficiency program over … Read more →

Drupa online preview begins this Tuesday, October 27

The new digital platform drupa preview will open on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 10 am CET (Central European time). Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 6 hours behind CET, so when it’s 10 am CET, it will be 4 am EST. A panel discussion with Sabine Geldermann, Project Director Print Technologies at Messe Düsseldorf, Dr. … Read more →

Mac Papers revamps its Wide Format IDEA Center

Mac Papers (Jacksonville, Florida) has ‘re-imagined’ its Wide Format IDEA Center in Orlando, Florida. The new name and space design reflect the purpose of the centre as a hub for wide-format inspiration, demonstrations, education and applications, said the company. Visitors to the IDEA Center will get hands-on experience with the latest wide-format equipment from leading … Read more →

Iggesund releases sustainable alternative to plastic food trays

Iggesund Paperboard (Iggesund, Sweden) has released Inverform, a sustainable high-performance paperboard alternative for ready-made food packaging trays. Made from pure cellulose fibres, Inverform has been specifically developed for pressed and folded trays used in food packaging “with an exceptional formability, and is an ideal replacement for traditional solutions such as plastic trays.” The company pointed … Read more →

Fujifilm appoints Bennett to Vice President of Packaging

Fujifilm North America’s Graphic Systems Division (Hanover Park, Illinois) has appointed industry veteran Matt Bennett as Vice President of Global Strategy and Business Development for Packaging. Bennett will be responsible for developing the product ‘road map’ and global go-to market strategies for packaging, focusing specifically on digital packaging solutions. “Fujifilm Graphic Systems Division is a … Read more →

Epson unveils SureColor P700 and P900 Desktop Photo Printers

Facilitating the creation of “exhibition quality prints from the convenience of a desktop,” Epson (Los Alamitos, California) has added new 13-inch SureColor P700 and 17-inch SureColor P900 Photo Printers to its desktop line. The new compact printers replace the SureColor P600 and SureColor P800 respectively, and are the first models equipped with a new 10-channel … Read more →

Ultimate releases Part 2 of Future-Proofing Whitepaper

Ultimate TechnoGraphics (Montreal), a leader in imposition and finishing automation software solutions, has released the second part of its popular whitepaper Future-Proof your Print Business. Written by industry analyst and author David Zwang, the first part of the whitepaper explored market opportunities and basic workflow concepts that can help future-proof printing businesses to address the … Read more →

Japanese printer develops world’s first Aerial Touch Display with images parallel to LCD panel

Toppan Printing (Tokyo, Japan), a global leader in communication, security, packaging, décor materials and electronics, has responded to the recent increase in demand for contact-less touch panels by developing an aerial touch display with a body that’s 50% slimmer than conventional devices. The display can be operated when hands are wet or are covered by … Read more →

Roland DGA introduces VW-S1 Densitometer

Roland DGA (Irvine, California) has introduced its new VW-S1 Densitometer “that makes colour matching easier and more cost-effective than ever before.” Designed to work in tandem with Roland DG’s updated VersaWorks 6.8 RIP and print management software, the VW-S1 lets users make adjustments and share colour accuracy between two ‘like printers’ using the same ink … Read more →

GMG launches advanced colour solution for HP PageWide Digital Corrugated Presses

GMG (Tuebingen, Germany), a provider of colour management solutions for packaging and industrial printing, has launched a new solution for HP PageWide Corrugated Presses. GMG’s colour management solutions (most notably GMG ColorServer Multicolor), work seamlessly with the HP One Package Workflow Suite to enable converters to make a smooth transition into digital printing. GMG colour … Read more →