The fourth annual Inkjet Summit brought together more than 100 printers all interested in expanding on production inkjet.
This week Julie Greenbaum highlights industry news from drupa 2016, including news from Konica Minolta Business Solutions (Cohber Press and PostcardMania); Heidelberg (Warneke Paper Box and Modern Litho); KBA (Allied Printing Services); Messe Düsseldorf; and GLS/NEXT Precision Marketing (HP, GPA, Mohawk Fine Papers, Sappi Fine Paper, Felix Schoeller, Hazen Paper, Mitsubishi Imaging, Neenah Paper, Iggesund Paperboard, Verso).
At drupa, Allied Printing Services agreed to purchase its fourth new six-color, 41″ KBA Rapida 106 high-performance press.
Using unique technology, the KBA Rapida sheetfed press delivers higher production and more hourly net output. About a dozen presses are in full production among some of the best known and highly respected printers in the country where this lightning-fast speed is being met on a daily basis.
Allied Printing has concluded the first U.S. customer installation of five of the new Canon imagePRESS C10000VP digital presses.
Allied Printing has installed two highly automated Komori System 38S web offset presses for greater capacity.
Print, paper and design professionals are encouraged to share their examples of print and marketing via social media.
John Sommers Jr., president and CEO, discusses Allied Printing Services' commitment to being more sustainable with the recent completion of a solar installation at his company's Manchester, Connecticut, facility.
Last week, Allied Printing Services held a ceremony to mark the completion of a solar installation at its Manchester, Connecticut, facility. The ceremony was attended by elected officials, legislators, energy and utility officials, partners and employees. The 1.4 megawatt system, which is comprised of 4,591 panels atop Allied’s 275,000-square-foot facility, will provide about 17 percent of the company's total electricity usage.