LFP - Large-Format-Printing

Mimaki to unveil next generation large format printers and cutters

Driving the evolution of wide format digital printing towards ultra-efficient, cost-effective and sustainable production processes, Mimaki Europe, a leading manufacturer of inkjet printers and cutting systems, announces today the launch of its Plus series, the next generation of its industry-acclaimed large-format printing and cutting solutions. Debuting worldwide at The Print Show (NEC Birmingham, UK, 17-19 September), the brand-new CJV300 Plus, JV300 Plus and CG-FXII Plus will be on display on Stand E10, Hall 9 where Mimaki will be represented by its authorised UK distributor, Hybrid Services.

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UPM Raflatac and UPM Biofuels join forces to create innovative new fossil-free labeling materials

UPM Raflatac and UPM Biofuels have joined forces to innovate for a future beyond fossils. As a concrete result of this collaboration, UPM Raflatac brings two wood-based renewable labeling materials into the market: UPM Raflatac Forest Film and UPM Raflatac Fossil-Free Adhesive. These innovative labeling materials will answer brand owners needs to replace traditional fossil-based virgin materials with renewable ones. Their main raw material is UPM BioVerno naphtha, an ideal renewable component for replacing fossil based raw materials with sustainably sourced renewable feedstock.

Russian printing company strengthens market position by investing in complete solution from Heidelberg

The printing company 2x2 in the city of Blagoveshchensk in the Far East of Russia has installed a complete solution from Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg). The package includes Russias first Speedmaster CX 75 five-color press with coating unit, Prinect Production Manager workflow software, and a Polar N 92 cutting machine and Stahlfolder Ti 52 folding machine for postpress. The companys intention with this substantial investment is to further expand its market position and strengthen its competencies.

J&A Imaging Station Sdn Bhd is first customer in Asia to invest in Durst Rho 512R LED production printer

Durst, manufacturer of advanced digital production technologies, has announced that J&A Imaging Station Sdn Bhd in Petaling Jaya Selangor, Malaysia has become the first customer in Asia to invest in a Rho 512R LED production printer. An important factor in the companys second investment in Durst technology is because brands are increasing needing bigger retail displays to be printed five meters wide.

Offset Printing

First edition of MPS Label Awards set for Labelexpo Europe 2019

To commemorate printing excellence of unique label applications, MPS invited customers to submit their finest labels printed on MPS presses for a chance to win an award. The first-edition MPS Label Awards ceremony announcing the winners will be held in glamourous Hollywood red carpet style on day two of Labelexpo Europe, on the MPS booth 11C20.


LFP - Large-Format-Printing

Roland DG Wins Three SGIA 2019 Product of the Year Awards

Roland DG Corporation, a leading provider of wide-format inkjet printers and other advanced digital imaging devices worldwide, has announced that three of its products - the TrueVIS VG2 series printercutters, TR2 ink, and the Texart RT-640M multifunction dye-sublimation printer - have won prestigious 2019 Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) Product of the Year Awards.


Textile Printing

Cycling and sublimation, the ideal jerseys for escape

In a sport where one thousandth of a second can make the difference, the details of technical clothing have a key role to play. Back in the 20s and 30s, famous cyclist, Ambrogio Binda, said that nothing else was needed aside from the legs to achieve maximum results. Yet in cycling today, we know how important aerodynamics and fabric is to the sportswear worn. And for its commercial, visual and communicative side, the graphics and colours of a jersey play a fundamental role, as does the technology that revolves around the printing process. With this in mind, GSG made the choice for Mimaki machines, including the new TS55-1800.


Finishing & Screen Printing

New gathering tower for landscape brochures

Since 2016, the Mark III has been the third development stage of Horizons StitchLiner product family on the market. Since then, the variable saddle stitcher for industrial production has set standards in terms of precision and automation in brochure production.



Fi Europe & Ni: Exhibitors present new technologies for safety and quality

Numerous suppliers of technologies and services for food processing and safety as well as supply chain management will be presenting their innovations to visitors to this years Fi Europe & Ni. With the Expo FoodTec Pavilion, the worlds leading trade fair for food ingredients from 3 to 5 December in Paris is an important source of inspiration and business platform for manufacturers of ingredients and end products.



Profitable Solvent Recovery for Flexographic Printing Presses

Flexographic printing presses are often equipped with an automatic cleaning system. For each printing press wash-up cycle, the cleaning system requires a certain amount of clean solvent. The need for cleaning solvents increases according to the number of color and printing job changes. The operator is then necessarily required to consider cost-effective and efficient means to supply these wash solvents.

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