Staff Writer

Staff Writer
Focus on Smart Business Models and Their Application Examples Planned for drupa

The 2016 drupa innovation park (dip) will highlight marketing concepts and business platforms, including automation, workflow and print technologies. Daily programs and interviews will take place at the dip energy lounge, but there will be a focus on business models at the dip stage program with daily slots dedicated to the topic.

KBA and Xerox Announce Partnership to Develop a 40" Digital Folding Carton Press

A unique partnership was formed between KBA‑Sheetfed Solutions, a business unit of the Koenig & Bauer Group (KBA), and Xerox to develop an industrial digital sheetfed press for the folding carton market. The KBA VariJET 106 Powered by Xerox, integrates Xerox Impika inkjet technology into the KBA Rapida 106 press platform.

Heidelberg Invests in Cloud-Based Solutions, Collaborates with Supplier PTC

Using the solutions of U.S. cloud technology supplier PTC, Heidelberg is adding further Web-based services to its already successful portfolio. The two companies are successfully working together with a broad focus on the Internet of Things (IoT). "PTC technologies provide the basis for us to take digitization of the Heidelberg portfolio to the next level," explains CEO Gerold Linzbach.