Konica Minolta and Print Panther team up to bring first MGI JETvarnish 3DS and iFoil System to Canada

Konica Minolta Business Solutions (Canada), a leading provider of production printing systems, has announced the first Canadian installation of MGI’s JETvarnish 3DS and iFoil System at Print Panther in Oakville, Ontario. This groundbreaking digital finishing technology promises to be a game changer for Canadian print, packaging and related industries, said Konica Minolta, taking advanced finishing … Read more →

Agfa launches Anapurna H2500i LED wide-format printer

The new printer’s air-cooled LED UV-curing is an alternative to current mercury lamp curing and enables printing on a broader range of media – saving energy, increasing system uptime and reducing operational expenses, said the OEM. The 2.5m hybrid solution for printing rigid and flexible media offers both high throughput and high print quality. The … Read more →

KBA and Xerox partner to create KBA VariJET 106 Press for folding cartons

KBA‑Sheetfed Solutions and Xerox have announced a partnership to develop a new industrial press for the folding carton market. The first-of-its-kind sheetfed digital press integrates KBA’s Rapida Platform and Xerox Inkjet Technology. Wide-format cartons (for items like cosmetics, food and pharmaceutical products) until now have relied on traditional analogue offset production printing, said the OEM’s. … Read more →

World’s first Highcon Beam Digital Cutter and Creaser installed

Glossop Cartons (Stockport, UK) has installed the world’s first Highcon Beam Digital Cutting and Creasing Machine that’s currently being beta tested. The Highcon Beam is the next generation model of Highcon’s digital cutting and creasing solution specifically designed to offer enhanced production capabilities, faster speeds, improved software and “incredible” finishing capabilities for the mainstream carton … Read more →

Massivit to premier its new 1800 3D printer at drupa

Massivit 3D Printing Technologies (Lod, Israel) will use drupa 2016 (May 31 to June 10 in Düsseldorf, Germany) for the first public demonstration of its new Massivit 1800 printer with “groundbreaking” technology that produces unique attention-grabbing large-format 3D displays for a wide variety of markets. A fast, large-format 3D printer, the Massivit 1800 is ideal … Read more →

Mimaki USA unveils UJV55-320 super wide format UV-LED printer

Mimaki USA, a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers and cutters, has unveiled its UJV55-320 super wide format UV-LED printer, a 127.9-inch roll-to-roll model featuring seven ink colours including white, for printing on transparent or coloured media. The printer is ideal for creating oversized graphics on a variety of materials with “vibrant colours and a … Read more →

Masterwork USA introduces MK1450ERS die-cutting and stripping machine

Masterwork USA, a leading manufacturer of folding carton and packaging equipment, has unveiled its new large-format MK1450ERS automatic platen die-cutting machine with full stripping and blanking capabilities. It has a large maximum sheet size of 1,450 mm x 1,080 mm, thus providing more usable space – and dramatically increasing its production capability, reducing material waste, … Read more →

HP expands commercial printing fleet with eight New Indigo and PageWide Web Presses

HP is introducing five new HP Indigo digital presses, three new HP PageWide Web Presses, and new cross-platform enhancements in quality, productivity, versatility and colour. The aim is to “broaden possibilities for printers for high-value commercial applications to help drive business growth,” said the OEM.“Representing the most significant HP Indigo Liquid Electrophotography (LEP) technology breakthroughs … Read more →

Xeikon to launch FDU Flatbed Die-cut Unit at drupa

Xeikon will unveil its newly developed Flatbed Die-cut Unit, the Xeikon FDU, at drupa 2016 in Düsseldorf, Germany May 31 to June 10. Developed for efficient end-to-end printing and converting for folding carton printers, the new FDU is ideal for near-line finishing of digital work but can also accommodate offset litho runs. “Our new Flatbed … Read more →

Capital Colour installs Avalon N4-14S CtP from Agfa Graphics Canada

Capital Colour located in Edmonton, Alberta, has become the most recent commercial printer to install a new Avalon N4-14S CtP platemaking system from Agfa Graphics Canada (Mississauga, Ontario). Established in 1979, Capital Colour is a full-service print provider with a team of more than twenty. Specializing in digital, wide-format, mailing campaigns, bindery and graphic design, … Read more →