Conventional and LED-UV curing each offer their own distinct advantages, giving converters a lot to explore when making a decision.
During the eighth UV DAYS, more than 1,000 visitors from all over the world will experience innovative new products.
It’s been just about a year since IST America relocated to its new headquarters in Shorewood, Ill.
Don Gustafson has been hired at IST America as director of business development/sheetfed retrofit specialist.
Barry Cormier has joined IST America as director of service, North America.
Most companies that have a printing operation believe that they have a workflow process. In-plant departments, packaging converters, direct mail providers, commercial printers, sign shops and transaction producers all know that to keep the business running they must identify each job, break it down into components, and track it through their organization until it is delivered to the end client. However, what most organizations have is a series of processes that have grown over the years to mitigate bottlenecks as they arise.
Häuser has installed two LED units from IST METZ on a Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 105, and reports positive experiences.
20-Year industry veteran Chris Davis has joined the sales team at IST America, a UV curing system solutions provider.
Print UV Conference Deemed a Success LAS VEGAS—Nearly 100 printers and suppliers attended the inaugural Print UV 2008 Conference, held here at the Wynn Resort in early March. Produced and sponsored by Air Motion Systems, the event also served as the launching pad for the Print UV Association and a platform for the expanding Print UV online community (www.printuv.com). Discussion topics included how to market and sell UV; innovative UV printing and coating techniques; and the benefits of going 100 percent VOC-free in the UV pressroom. A panel of experts from major press OEMs, as well as UV equipment, ink, coating and
NURTINGEN, GERMANY—Joachim Jung, 59, managing director of UV systems manufacturer IST Metz, died January 4 after a short illness.He is considered a pioneer of the UV industry, having played an instrumental role in helping it get established in the printing industry.Mr. Jung helped founder Gerhard Metz take the company from its inception in 1977 to…