Sheetfed Offset Printing
Hammer Packaging of West Henrietta, N.Y., has added a Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 106-8+L to increase capacity and improve productivity. The new peak performance press replaced an older competitive press, and will run alongside two existing Speedmaster CD 102 presses and a CX 102. In just over three months of production, the press counter is already showing 19 million impressions, and the company intends to further increase throughput by running shifts 24/7.
As the owner of Manroland Sheetfed, Langley Holdings has reported interim results for the six months to June 30, 2016.
KBA saw a successful drupa this year with high order intake of €352.5m in the second quarter of 2016. Its half-year revenue of €553.9m is 30% above prior year. The company's order backlog of €639.8m secures workload beyond 2016. In addition, KBA’s Sheetfed segment has an outstanding footing in packaging printing and is on track to reach its revenue and earnings targets for 2016.
Since adding a Speedmaster XL 106-6+L, Riegel Communications Group of Ewing, N.J., has experienced a major increase in productivity.
To celebrate 40 years of serving the printing industry, Graphco will host a formal opening of its WD Manley Technology Center on Aug. 30-31, 2016. Headlining this inaugural event will be RMGT's Flagship 9 Series press featuring LED-UV curing, simultaneous plate changing, and SMART Insta.Color makeready technology. A complete line-up of prepress and finishing equipment will also be featured in live demonstrations throughout the two-day event.
VANTAGE LED is a unique UV LED lamp retrofit conversion solution for sheetfed printers recently released by Flint Group.
Paducah Printing located in Western Kentucky has installed a new RMGT 9 Series press that handles eight-up printing.
A new Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 106-4+L with Prinect Inpress Control, has been installed at Seaway Printing of Green Bay, Wis.
After nearly three decades in business, David Wacker — the owner of Intech Printing & Direct Mail — was ready to take his Naples, Fla.-based business to the next level. "I wanted to get more aggressive in terms of sales growth and expansion, but I realized it would be quite a large undertaking to do it all by myself." As luck would have it, Wacker came in contact with Rodney Held and Dale Haddad.
In episode five of You Asked For It, Printing Impressions’ Editorial Director and Editor-in-Chief Mark Michelson dives into what the future could hold for offset printing as the digital printing segment of the industry continues to evolve.