Mimaki expands 3D printer line with large-scale 3DGD-1800

Mimaki USA (Suwanee, Georgia), a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers and cutters, has released the Mimaki 3DGD-1800 Large-Scale 3D printer for creating dimensional displays for a variety of applications. It joins the OEM’s 3DUJ-553 full-colour and 3DFF-222 tabletop models “for a full range of 3D print technologies available from Mimaki USA.” Featuring Gel Dispensing … Read more →

Xerox abandons $34 billion takeover bid of HP

In one of the most controversial (and exhausting) ongoing industry “melodramas,” Xerox has finally announced that it would be dropping its hostile takeover bid of HP. Xerox, valued at $8 billion when its plans were first revealed, had offered to somehow finance a $34 billion cash-and-stock acquisition of HP, which was valued at $31 billion … Read more →

Seventh drupa Global Trends Report pinpoints economic and environmental challenges facing the global printing industry

The 7th drupa Global Trends Report is scheduled to be published at the end of this month. The results, from a survey conducted before the outbreak of the Coronavirus and the postponement of drupa to April 2021, showed a global industry that remained positive, but reflected more challenging global economic conditions. Packaging and functional market … Read more →

Portfoliobox scraps sign-up fees for new subscribers

Portfoliobox (Stockholm, Sweden), an innovative website development platform that helps photographers, illustrators, designers and other creatives make unique portfolios, has grown to become one of the most popular online website builders in the marketplace since it was launched in 2012. The company’s goal is to develop the best Content Management System (CMS) in the world … Read more →

Verico releases Zahara Elite Printing Plate for waterless presses

Verico Technology (Enfield, Connecticut) has successfully launched the latest plate in its Zahara family – the Zahara Elite Waterless Plate. Zahara Elite plates are available in most sizes and gauges for waterless newspaper, sheetfed, narrow-web label, security printing and CD/DVD applications. Elite is a ‘drop-in’ product to the existing Zahara CTP settings doesn’t require any … Read more →

PrintPapa grows its business with Ultimate TechnoGraphics’ workflow automation technology

Ultimate TechnoGraphics (Montreal), a leader in imposition and finishing automation software, recently partnered with PrintPapa, a leading U.S. online printing company based in Santa Clara, California, to grow PrintPapa’s business not only locally, but also in larger markets outside their immediate region. The premium online custom printing company offers high quality printing products and services … Read more →

Xitron creates timely stimulus package for printers affected by COVID-19

Xitron (Ann Arbor, Michigan), a subsidiary of Global Graphics PLC and the developer of the Harlequin-based Navigator RIP and workflow products for commercial, flexo, digital, and high-speed inkjet printing, has initiated a plan to assist printing companies affected by shutdowns due to the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. The program allows printers to purchase necessary RIP and … Read more →