Xeikon 9800

New Xeikon 9800 digital colour press at Hunkeler Innovationdays 2015

Xeikon announces the launch of a new dry toner-based digital colour press, the Xeikon 9800. The new press will be demonstrated for the first time at the Hunkeler Innovationdays, an event which takes place from February 23 to 26 at the Messe Lucerne exhibition facility in Switzerland.

HP Indigo WS6600

The Bramwell Label Company expands its digital printing services

The Bramwell Label Company is a successful producer of wet glue paper labels in the UK and has been printing labels in Trafford Park for 20 years. The company produces over 80 million labels every month for leading food and drink manufacturers and prides itself on delivering a high-quality end-to-end service. To get an edge in its market, the company launches new Digital Printing services with a HP Indigo WS6600 Digital Press and an A B Graphic Digicon Series 2.

Rosemary Monaco

Getting inside your customers’ heads

Many companies claim to be customer centric, to understand their customers’ needs. And a good number of them take pain to learn what drives their user base. But EFI has turned it into an art form. At EFI Connect I had the opportunity to talk directly to EFI customers as well as hear from a variety of EFI executives and product experts.

Xeikon leaflet production suite

Xeikon to launch new Leaflet Production Suite

The Hunkeler Innovation days have a reputation for showcasing creative solutions that are fit for the future. Xeikon is to announce two new exclusive world firsts at this year’s edition, taking place from February 23 to 26, at the Messe Lucerne exhibition facility in Switzerland. First to be announced is the new Xeikon Leaflet Production Suite. A brand new dry-toner digital press – stay tuned for more imminent news – will also be on display at Xeikon’s stand.

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EFI reveals its technological direction at Connect 2015

It’s easy to get distracted when you’re in Las Vegas. Among the long-legged showgirls, dubious blackjack dealers, and Elvis-themed wedding chapels, it is very difficult to tell fact from fiction. So it was very sobering for me to be among a congregation of EFI users who were immersed in the hard truth about the future of printing.

Anapurna-M2500i

Agfa Graphics shows automatic board feeder and varnish printing at C!Print in Lyon

At C!Print, the exhibition for the Visual Communication Industry, which starts next week in Lyon, France, Agfa Graphics will be showing the Anapurna M2500i with an optional automated board feeder (ABF) for the first time in Europe. It will be demonstrated in the Atelier Plug&Play, a 1000 m² creative workshop at the centre of the hall.

Caldera’s printer control software V10 doubles previous average RIP speeds

Caldera says V10 ‘s algorithmic processing has improved with APPE 3.3 and new remote management capabilities within a new interface. Caldera’s use of HTML5 provides cross-platform, cross-OS support for remote management via a new module, VisualRemote, which provides different levels of off-site access to operators.

Apogee Suite 9 helps Baumann Kulmbach streamline production

Commercial printers and hybrid print service providers who produce both commercial print and wide-format signs and displays, are now using the new Apogee 9, that serves as the production hub for their graphic reproduction. Agfa Graphics refers to it as the “Innovate-Interact-Optimize” solution, bringing printers new levels of workflow simplification, relationship-building and task automation.