Archive for September, 2013

First Epson industrial press to feature UV ink and new PrecisionCore lineheads for single pass printing

24 September 2013 Today Epson expands its range of digital label presses with the global launch of the SurePress L-6034VW digital label press.

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New scalable technology builds on Epson’s renowned quality 

TOKYO, Japan, and BRUSSELS, Belgium, September 24, 2013: Epson global president, Minoru Usui, today announced PrecisonCore™, a next-generation inkjet printing technology poised to transform the printing business, providing the company with an unparalleled level of manufacturing efficiency to expand into high-potential new global markets.

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Exhibition offers eyewitness insight into the RNLI’s lifesaving work with images printed on Epson SureColor SC-S70600 large-format printer

23rd September 2013 – Epson has produced more than 50 64-inch wide large format prints for a major RNLI (Royal National Lifeboat Institution) sea rescue photography exhibition titled The Lifeboat: Courage on our Coasts, which will be visiting major cities in the UK and Ireland for five months, starting in September. Read the rest of this entry »

Vögeli AG (www.voegeli.ch) has invested in a Screen Truepress JetSX B2 sheet-fed digital press, the first in Switzerland, and it will be installed in the company’s advanced production facility in Langnau in the next few months.

Vögeli specialises in producing high-quality and sophisticated marketing products and has a reputation as a technology leader in Switzerland.

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Cambridge: 19th September 2013 – At Labelexpo Europe (24-27th September 2013, Brussels) visitors will see the significant impact that the innovative Xaar 1001 printhead is having on the industrial digital label printing industry.

During the show ALS Engineering, Durst, EFI Jetrion, FFEI, INX International, JF Machines and Stork Prints will all show their latest Xaar 1001-enabled presses which range from stand-alone, entry-level, systems for late-stage overprinting to fully-integrated systems with in-line printing and finishing. Read the rest of this entry »

Cambridge: 18th September 2013 – Xaar 1001 printheads have been specified by FFEI Ltd for the next-generation Graphium digital inkjet UV press.

The FFEI Graphium will be distributed by Fujifilm in Europe and North America with Fujifilm Uvijet Graphium™ UV inks.

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Books Factory, based in Szczecin, Poland, has invested in a Screen Truepress Jet520 single-pass, reel-to-cut and stack inkjet printer to capitalise on the growing publishing trend of producing books ‘on demand’.

Before the installation of the Truepress Jet520, Books Factory had limited its digital production to cut-sheet machines. But the rising volume of short-run requests has led them to invest in the increased flexibility and productivity of inkjet printing. Read the rest of this entry »

Schawk! to standardise its worldwide proofing technology using GMG OpenColor and GMG ColorProof

The ability to accurately and consistently represent complex spot colour overprints for packaging at remote sites globally was a determining factor

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DRINKTEC 16-20 September 2013, Messe Munchen, Germany

Cambridge: 11th September 2013 – The Xaar 1001 inkjet printhead is a key component of a growing number of innovative direct-to-shape digital decoration systems coming to market. Several of these systems, which offer the potential of significant cost savings to beverage manufacturers, will be showcased at Drinktec (16-20 September 2013, Messe Munchen, Germany).

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11th September 2013 – Time Art Gallery’s Art on the Street team have been on their annual tour of the UK’s Summer festivals, including Glastonbury, T in the Park, Latitude, Womad, Bestival, Strawberry Fields, V, Reading and Leeds, where they promote and sell signed, collectable Limited Edition prints and original works of art.

Representing the works of a number of independent London-based artists such as Dan Avenell, Lewis Campbell, Steve Moss and Maria Luisa Azzini, Time Art Gallery produces the high-quality artworks using Epson large-format inkjet printers. Read the rest of this entry »