Glunz & Jensen
Glunz & Jensen has announced the opening of its second Flexo Center—this time for the Americas market—located in Quakertown, Pennsylvania. The U.S. Flexo Center contains a fully equipped demo center, featuring the latest platemaking equipment for narrow- and wide-web applications, including exposure units, processing/washout systems, dryers and light finishers, plate thickness measuring tables and plate mounting systems.
An affordable inkjet computer-to-plate system has been launched by Glunz & Jensen to produce press‐ready aluminium plates.
As of November 18, NES Worldwide Ltd. in the United Kingdom will be part of the Glunz & Jensen Group. This acquisition is part of a strategy to expand and consolidate the company´s position in the offset prepress market, and to establish a solid platform for after sales service in the United Kingdom/Ireland.
Commercial printing industry supplier company and personnel news from Printing Impressions’ February 2013 edition, featuring Xerox Corp., Appleton Coated, Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., DocuSource, C&W Pressroom Products, Central Ink, Xingraphics, MBO America, Roland DGA, Navitor Inc., Glunz & Jensen, NELA Ternes Register Group, Duplo USA, Eltosch America, DeVries, manroland sheetfed, Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI), xpedx, Printing Research Inc., Presstek Inc., Graphic Innovators and Pitney Bowes.
BY MARK SMITH Technology Editor Printers in growing numbers are having second thoughts about their computer-to-plate (CTP) systems. First-time buyers are still the dominant force in the market today, but the aging installed base is rapidly driving up the percentage of shops looking to invest in a second, or even third, generation of technology. By the end of 2004, the installed base of CTP devices in North America had reached nearly 12,000 units, including metal and non-metal systems, according to a new plate market study recently published by PRIMIR (the Print Industries Market Information and Research Organization). Completed by State Street Consultants in