Druckerei Hertle, a commercial printer in Germany, recently installed an IST METZ LUV (LED UV) system on its sheetfed offset press.
This week Julie Greenbaum highlights industry news from Metzgers Printing and Mailing, the 2015 SGIA Expo, Goss International, the Mittera Group, Printing Industries of America and Rochester Institute of Technology, and Instantprint.
Registration has opened for the ninth annual Print UV conference. The conference will take place March 16-18 in Las Vegas.
Metzgers’s new 10-Color, RMGT 9210P 5/5 Long Perfector features the entire suite of RMGT Smart Insta.Color process automation.
In addition to the RMGT (Ryobi MHI Graphic Technology) Atlanta Demonstration Center that opened two years ago and showcases LED UV curing live and on press, Graphic Systems North America (GSNA), the Authorized Distributor for RMGT offset presses in North America, also announced that a number of additional Demonstration Centers will be opening throughout the U.S. during 2016.
Heidelberg’s Speedmaster XL 106 8P+L with X4 delivery is the first press in the world equipped with three types of UV capabilities: full UV, LE UV and LED UV. Adding the capacity to switch between UV capabilities gives customers the unrestricted ability to test which type of UV is best suited for their business. The new press is currently being installed in Heidelberg’s Print Media Center in Atlanta.
Premier Print Group has purchased an eight-color Lithrone G40 perfector with H-UV system (GL840P), its third Komori press.
MAR Graphics has installed a five-color RDP Marathon UV web press to produce direct-mail pieces, jumbo rolls and other print pieces.
GSNA reported a successful GRAPH EXPO 15. There, the inaugural meeting of the Elite RMGT LED-UV Users Group was held.
An eight-color Lithrone GX40 (GLX840) press equipped with full UV and logistics capabilities has been installed at The Ellis Group.