Inkjet & Digital Printing

ePac Invests $100M to Accelerate Digital Flexible Packaging Market

HP Inc. (NYSE: HPQ) and ePac, the all-HP Indigo digital flexible packaging leader, announced a significant expansion with HP Indigo. ePac will roll out a new wave of HP Indigo 20000 digital presses in 2020 to continue disruption of the global flexible packaging market with new opportunities for small and medium-size businesses (SMBs), as well as larger consumer packaged goods companies (CPGs).

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New Rapida 106 at Siepmann in Hamburg

Last year, the Hamburg printing company founded and run by the Siepmann family implemented a generation change in more than one sense. Firstly, Mark Siepmann took over responsibility for day-to-day management from his father Thomas. And at the same time, the company replaced a Rapida 106 dating from 2008 with a similarly configured press of the current series. Thanks to its higher automation, the new press promises even greater productivity and is contributing to an expansion of the companys capacities.

The new technology for decorative paper printing - the SATURN digital printing line

Decorative surfaces must be produced quickly and flexibly in the desired quality and at a reasonable price. For over a decade, attempts have been made to achieve these goals in industrial digital printing on decorative paper with water-based inks - so far without success. One of the main reasons for this was that neither the machine and plant manufacturers nor the printhead manufacturers applied their respective expertise together to foster industrial development. This has now changed: thanks to the development partnership between Hymmen and RICOH, manufacturers of digitally printed decorative paper now have a strong technology team at their side.

Offset Printing

KBA-NotaSys becomes Koenig & Bauer Banknote Solutions

A new name for the world market leader in high-security printing solutions. KBA-NotaSys announces the change of its corporate name to Koenig & Bauer Banknote Solutions as of 1 June 2020. The name change will harmonize brands within the Koenig & Bauer Group and has no influence on the organization and structure of KBA-NotaSys. A global overhaul of the logo, the website and related visuals will be presented during the first half of 2020.


Inkjet & Digital Printing

EFI Nozomi C18000 Digital Corrugated Printer Scores Best-in-Class Energy Efficiency Based on ISO 20690 Standard

The Fogra Research Institute for Media Technologies recently assessed the ultra-high-speed, single-pass EFI Nozomi C18000 LED inkjet corrugated printer from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. according to the ISO 20690 energy standard and determined it to be the leading single-pass corrugated production device in terms of power consumption efficiency.



EFI introduces MarketDirect PackCentral

Electronics For Imaging, Inc. has released a powerful new addition to its already robust MarketDirect platform. With EFIs MarketDirect PackCentral, packaging professionals can digitally transform their businesses and grow profitability through new revenue streams and reduced sales costs. Keeping customers top of mind, PackCentral allows packaging and corrugated service providers to increase value for the brands they serve by streamlining their end-to-end workflows while also providing future-ready features like SmartBox Designer, a new tool to simplify and visualize on-line 3D design.


Finishing & Screen Printing

We are consciously conveying a sign of strength

Implementation of new ideas, faster setup, high end product quality in all print runs, quieter production - when the Acoro A7 perfect binder is retired at bookbindery An der Reuss in Lucerne in a couple of weeks and is replaced with an Alegro A7 the traditional Swiss company will be able to play several trump cards and live out its print finishing dreams



RadTech Europe Conference and Exhibition in Munich closes doors

RadTech Europe, the European Association for UVEB curing technology has concluded its 2019 biennial conference and exhibition. The refreshed format brought together more than 350 professionals from 31 countries, including users of the technology, formulators, suppliers as well as academia representatives, at the Westin Grand hotel in Munich.



MetroWrapz wins King of the Wrap World crown for second year

Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions announced that MetroWrapz of Hollywood, Florida, has earned the King of the Wrap World title for the second consecutive year. The company, chosen from 155 global entries, pushed creativity to the limits with its Creature from the Wrap Lagoon wrap, transforming a 2017 Acura NSX.


Newspaper & Mailroom

Spain to host the World News Media Congress in 2020

The World Association of News Publishers (WAN-IFRA) invites the worlds press to attend the 72nd World News Media Congress, the 27th World Editors Forum and the 4th Women in News Summit to be held in Zaragoza, Spain from 17 to 19 June 2020. The annual meeting of the worlds press will be organised in partnership with Henneo, one of Spains leading media and technology companies, which celebrates its 125th anniversary in 2020. The Congress will take place at the Congreso de Zaragoza.

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