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Luca Zerbini appointed as new Managing Director for Paper & Security

Luca Zerbini has been appointed as the new Managing Director for Fedrigoni Groups Paper & Security division, the leading Italian company in the production and sale of high value-added papers for packaging and graphics, as well as self-adhesive labelling products. This appointment adds a further step to the growth of Fedrigonis paper division that had already received a boost at the end of 2019 through the appointment of two internationally renowned managers.

New range of Linx Thermal Transfer Printers

Linx Printing Technologies has launched a new series of TT (Thermal Transfer) overprinters, designed to deliver a low total cost of ownership and to increase customers production line output with an easy to use coding and marking solution. The TT Series printers are particularly suitable for printing consistent, error-free best before dates, batch codes, barcodes, ingredients, logos and other product information onto flexible packaging across a wide range of industrial applications.

New software release for automated print file preparation

The last few months have made one thing quite obvious: in order to emerge stronger from crisis situations, it is essential to be able to rely on automated processes in unforeseeable situations and to intervene flexibly and quickly in print production. OneVision, the specialist for automation solutions in print data preparation, has considered these aspects, among others, when further developing its prepress software Asura over the past months and has equipped it with three new, powerful functionalities.

Rotoflex Launches the VTI and DF1 Offline Digital Finishing Solutions

Rotoflex, the finishing company under the Mark Andy Inc. corporate umbrella, is proud to announce the launch of two digital finishers, DF1 and VTI Series. While both machines offer high-speed operation at low costs, they were developed to serve different converter needs. The DF1 is a semi-rotary offline finishing and converting machine designed to meet the rising demand for unique short run labels in a simple, fast, precise, and affordable way, allowing converters to accelerate production and profits.

Rotoflex Launches the VTI and DF1 Offline Digital Finishing Solutions

Rotoflex, the finishing company under the Mark Andy Inc. corporate umbrella, is proud to announce the launch of two digital finishers, DF1 and VTI Series. While both machines offer high-speed operation at low costs, they were developed to serve different converter needs. The DF1 is a semi-rotary offline finishing and converting machine designed to meet the rising demand for unique short run labels in a simple, fast, precise, and affordable way, allowing converters to accelerate production and profits.

Solimar Systems ReadyPDF Reduces Test File Size Nearly 14 x and Processes PDFs 24 x Faster

ReadyPDF server is a PDF-centric production print solution that features a host of industrial file cleansing and optimization capabilities as well as standard print management functionality. Upon learning of this solution, Solimar Customer Advisory Council Member, Chris Beech, Manager, Composition Services at Gilmore Doculink, was an early tester and adopter. With ReadyPDF, Beech reported the reduction in the size of one application resulted in the processing time being cut by a staggering 23 hours.

Inkjet & Digital Printing

Ritek produces antibacterial coated media

Optical media are still the storage media most commonly used by medical institutions to record and transmit patient information. Ritek is therefore the first manufacturer in the world to offer antibacterial optical storage media in order to prevent the spread of pathogens via the transfer of data carriers.

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LFP - Large-Format-Printing

FESPA Awards 2020 winners announced

The Awards are open to print service providers (PSPs) and sign-makers looking to highlight outstanding projects. This years programme received entries from 27 countries across the 18 categories. The winners were announced during an online ceremony hosted by FESPAs Technical Support Manager, Graeme Richardson-Locke, in lieu of the live Gala Awards event which would have taken place during this years Global Print Expo in Madrid.

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Prepress

Solimar Systems Launches New AFP User Experience and PDF Resource Enhancements Enabling Faster Onboarding

Solimar Systems, Inc., provider of leading workflow solutions for print production and digital communications, has released a host of new features within its market-leading IPDS transform engine, iCONVERT. This newest functionality delivers new methods for handling embedded PDF object container resources, as well as enhancements to iCONVERTs configurator, enabling customers to reduce set-up time and further streamline the data conversion process for increased productivity.

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Consumables

High-speed video solves complex processes

A single high-speed video application can accurately detect the cause of faults within short-term complex events. The resulting solvable optimisation of processes in research, development and production automation can save considerable costs and development time.

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