Nilpeter to debut three new presses

Nilpeter will showcase three new presses at Labelexpo Americas 2018 (September 25-27 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago. They are the Nilpeter FA, the Panorama Hybrid and the FB-350. All three presses will make their U.S. debut at Print 18 following the worldwide product launch at last … Read more →

Komori to field-test its new Impremia NS40 Inkjet Press

Komori Corporation plans to begin field-testing of its new Impremia NS40, a 40-inch sheetfed Nanographic Printing System, during the Spring of 2019. First shown at drupa 2016, the Komori Impremia NS40, a sheetfed inkjet press equipped with Landa Nanography technology, has been in development at Komori in Japan for more than two years. The NS40 … Read more →

Graphics One introduces GO SubliMate Desktop Dye Sub System

Graphics One (Sunnyvale, California), the distribution arm of Prism Inks, has announced the launch of a new desktop dye sublimation system, GO SubliMate. GO SubliMate is the first desktop tabloid dye sublimation system to feature neon dye-sub ink colours. The GO SubliMate Dye Sub System was developed to be used with the Epson EcoTank ET-7750 … Read more →

MCT expands into packaging cutters with release of VersaTech2

MCT Digital (Milwaukee, Wisconsin) has released a new mid-level flatbed cutter, its VersaTech2, for package prototyping and short-run to medium-run production. The new systems can accommodate cutting areas of 1.6m, 2.5m, or 3.2m widths by 1.6m, 3.2m and 4.8m lengths. They can also be configured as flatbed cutters without automation for prototyping, or (with the … Read more →

ATS-Tanner releases new banding machine for corrugated

Swiss-based banding specialist ATA-Tanner has released its S-2000 TRS-SW-L3-P-900 banding machine that accepts corrugated cardboard from a stacking system, while also featureing a manual feed option. This new, fully automatic, labour-saving device can be seamlessly integrated into existing systems. “When it comes to bundling and packaging high-quality printed cardboard stacks, thin straps with protective cardboard … Read more →

TC Transcontinental, CJ Graphics and Cameron Advertising first in Canada to install Agfa’s new Jeti Tauro H3300 LED

Three leading Canadian companies have installed Agfa Graphics’ latest UV LED inkjet hybrid wide-format “workhorse” – the Jeti Tauro H3300 LED from Agfa Graphics Canada (Mississauga, Ontario). Montreal’s TC Transcontinental, Canada’s largest printer, was actually the first Jeti Tauro H3300 LED installation in North America. A long-term vision and a culture of anticipating customers’ needs, … Read more →

Agfa releases InkTune and PressTune to reduce production costs

Agfa Graphics has announced the release of InkTune and PressTune software to facilitate better control over printing resources and standards, optimize performance, reduce production costs and lower total cost of ownership. These intelligent tools are important elements of Agfa Graphics’ ECO³ offering and give printers complete control over all printing elements – from ink use … Read more →

Ricoh unveils Pro VC70000 digital inkjet printer and new inks

Ricoh USA has announced the newest addition to its award-winning inkjet portfolio – the Ricoh Pro VC70000. Built to accelerate the transfer of offset print volumes to digital, the new continuous-feed platform empowers commercial printers to produce quality applications, such as high-end catalogues and magazines, traditionally printed by offset presses. Additionally, Ricoh-developed inks enable “up … Read more →

Esko releases highly automated flexo prepress and CtP solution

Characterizing the technology as “the industry’s only automated flexo prepress and platemaking solution,” Esko has released its CDI Crystal 4835 Computer-to-Plate (CtP) solution supporting the 48” x 35” plate size that’s popular with flexo converters – while providing the same benefits as the previously-released CDI Crystal 5080. The Crystal CDI features automatic plate loading and … Read more →

U.S. inventor seeks licensing and partners for new envelope printer

Inventor Paul Onish (Princeton, New Jersey) was recently awarded a U.S. Patent (#9,747,531) for his unique design of a flatbed desktop envelope printer. The low-cost device is aimed at Small and Medium Businesses (SMB’s) and Home-Office-Based Businesses (HOBB’s). It can also be built to meet specific market needs. The patented Envelope Printer design is now … Read more →

Mimaki expands its UCJV300 series of wide-format Inkjet printers

Mimaki USA, a global industry leader of wide-format inkjet printers and cutters, has announced the availability of its newly developed UCJV300-75, UCJV300-107 and UCJV300-130 wide-format inkjet printers – smaller footprint models with the same operational features of the OEM’s larger UCJV300-160. The new UCJV300 printers deliver a huge range of applications and versatility with four-layer … Read more →

Contex introduces the market’s
 widest and fastest CCD scanner

Contex (Alleroed, Denmark), the world leader in large-format scanning, has introduced the newest addition to its line of scanners, characterizing the new HD Ultra X 6000 as “the widest, fastest and most productive 60-inch CCD scanner available in the market.” Featuring exceptional colour-matching and image-scanning quality while exceeding environmental standards, the new device is a … Read more →