Archive for June, 2016

- Relationship to strengthen product lineup and manufacturing expertise-

-    TOKYO, Japan, and COMO, Italy, June 23, 2016 – Epson Group (“Epson”, TSE:6724) company Epson Italia S.p.A. has agreed with the Robustelli family to acquire 100% of the capital of Fratelli Robustelli S.r.l. (“Robustelli”), a leader in the textile printing industry.

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21st June 2016 – Epson has reported significant orders across its range of printers from companies visiting its booth at drupa.

“We have had a very successful show,” says Duncan Ferguson, Executive Director, Professional Printing & Robotics, Epson Europe.

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14th June 2016 – Chocolate and confectionery importer, wholesaler and re-packer, hf Chocolates ( has invested in an Epson ColorWorks C7500 Series colour label printer to meet its in-house, on-demand, bespoke labelling needs.

The introduction of the new high-speed printer has resulted in a substantial reduction in both production time and costs for the business. Read the rest of this entry »

Springfield Solutions, UK, invests in third Truepress Jet L350UV press to keep pace with steady growth

Springfield Solutions, Hull, bought its first Screen Truepress Jet L350UV digital label press in 2014, its second a year later and today at drupa – only 9 months later – its third!

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8th June 2016 – Signage and printing company Slam Signs ( has invested in a four-colour SureColor SC-S40600 large format printer.

It is the company’s third SureColor – it has owned a SC-S30600 since its launch in 2012 and purchased its eight-colour SC-S70600 in 2015. Read the rest of this entry »

Düsseldorf, 6th June 2016:  Robert Flather, Chairman of Picon, has been elected President of Global Print, the international federation of printing equipment manufacturing associations. 

He succeeds Jiangou Xu, Chairman of PEIAC, the association of Chinese manufacturers, whose two-year Presidency culminated with drupa 2016. Read the rest of this entry »

Cambridge: 2nd June 2016 ‒ Xaar, the leader in industrial inkjet technology, and Ricoh announce a strategic partnership to maximise the benefits from each company’s considerable expertise in Thin Film piezo printhead development. 

The collaboration between Xaar and Ricoh will deliver superior technology and a broader range of printheads which will provide substantial benefits to the customers of both Xaar and Ricoh. Read the rest of this entry »

Cambridge: 2 June 2016 ‒ Xaar plc, the leader in industrial inkjet technology, is delighted to announce its collaboration with Global Inkjet Systems (GIS) to deliver and sell drive electronics and ink supply systems optimised for the Xaar 5601 family of printheads, launched at drupa today.  

Xaar and GIS have worked closely together on the development, testing and production of these industrial standard systems components.

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Cambridge: 2nd June 2016 ‒ Xaar, the leader in industrial inkjet technology, is proud to announce the Xaar 5601 family of high resolution inkjet printheads which deliver a market-leading combination of total cost of ownership, print quality and usability.

The Xaar 5601 3p0 is the first of this printhead family to be launched and will be available at the end of 2016. Its small drop and outstanding performance make it ideal for textiles, laminates, commercial print, carton printing and many more applications. Read the rest of this entry »

New series delivers class-leading productivity of 70 plates per hour

Kyoto, Japan – SCREEN Graphic and Precision Solutions Co., Ltd. (SCREEN GP) will show its new PlateRite HD 8900N series at drupa 2016 (Dusseldorf, May 31 – June 10).

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