UK: the book printer Bell & Bain adopts a Ricoh Pro VC60000

The Pro VC60000 can produce more than 6,000 copies of a 128 page book in an eight hour shift. It reduces make ready time and speeds up turnaround, maximises operational efficiency and allows greater control of costs.

Bell & Bain will be the first European book printer to elevate its digital book printing service with the Ricoh Pro VC60000 continuous feed production inkjet platform.


California: 4over purchases Scodix Ultra Pro with Foil enhancement press

The company installed the Scodix Ultra Pro with a foil unit to expand the capabilities they will be able to offer their customers, allowing them to now produce a wide range of high-end specialty finishing products.

Scodix has announced they have sold and installed a Scodix Ultra Pro digital enhancement press to, headquartered in Glendale, California.


Spandex adds HP Latex 1500 printer to its equipment portfolio

The company invites sign makers and graphics producers to book a demonstration of the printer at its facility in Bristol.

Spandex, supplier of complete solutions to the digital printing and sign making industries, announces the addition of the superwide HP Latex 1500 printer to its product portfolio and invites sign makers and graphics…


Fespa 2017: Domino wins 2017 EDP Award for Book Printing Solution category

Domino K630i book block solution has won the Book Printing Solution category award at the EDP Awards ceremony, which took place on Wednesday, 10th May during Fespa.

For the second year running, Domino Digital Printing Solutions has won an award at the annual European Digital Press (EDP) Association Awards.


Ultima Displays chooses Durst technology for new Centres of Excellence across Europe

The first agreement in the partnership, announced during Fespa, where both companies were exhibiting, involved a Durst Rhotex 325 system being installed at Nantes, France, in the week prior to the show.

Durst, manufacturer of digital production technologies, has formed a partnership with Ultima Displays, which is creating Centres of Excellences across Europe.


Germany: Hubert & Co chooses a Screen Truepress Jet520 HD

The new solution is a high-definition inkjet Web press with a true print resolution of 1,200 dpi and precise droplet size control at up to 150 metres per minute.

Book manufacturer Hubert & Co will install Germany’s first Screen Truepress Jet520 HD high-speed roll-fed inkjet press in June.

Fespa 2017

Ricoh’s digital book printing solution and Pro C5200 series receive EDP awards

Eef De Ridder, Director Commercial Printing, Ricoh Europe, comments: «Both these solutions are designed to address the daily challenges our clients face».

Ricoh’s creative print production hardware and software solutions have won two EDP awards. They were presented at EDP Award Ceremony, Fespa, Hamburg. Winning the prestigious awards were Ricoh’s digital book printing solution, Ricoh…


Felix Schoeller’s STYLine wallcovering substrate qualified for Xeikon digital presses

The cooperation between Felix Schoeller and Xeikon started last year when the paper manufacturer and printing specialist worked together to qualify a range of papers for Xeikon presses.

Xeikon reported that it has qualified Felix Schoeller STYLine nonwoven wallcovering media for use on Xeikon digital presses as part of the alliance between the two companies.


Domino is addressing customer needs upgrading its coding and marking products

The company will continue to expand the x-Series by introducing the game-changing technology across the majority of its portfolio, optimising the customer’s return on investment.

Domino Printing Sciences is addressing specific customer needs by upgrading its current range of coding and marking products to incorporate the new i-Techx high-performance electronics and software platform.


Sun Chemical and HP Indigo: collaboration

The two companies’ work will lead to the development of a comprehensive range of digital coatings to support brand owners, converters and printers alike, including overprint varnishes and adhesives tailored to complement digital solutions.

Sun Chemical has entered a collaboration agreement with HP Indigo to develop cost-effective digital coatings which would enable the adoption of digital printing in the packaging industry.

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