Commercial printing industry supplier company and personnel news from Printing Impressions’ October 2013 edition, featuring Marie Leising & Associates and Newhouse Associates, Fujifilm North America, Mohawk
The acquisition of Malahide Hot Stamping Presses, strengthens Spartanics’ line-up of full-sheet and roll-fed hot stamping systems by offering smaller, one-up hot stamping equipment designed to add security foil features, signature panels and full-color graphics to financial transaction cards, paper cards, loyalty cards, membership cards, poker chips, ribbons and many other promotional items.
Visitors to INX International Ink's booth will discover new technical advances that are beyond the ordinary. Areas of the INX booth will be characterized by a different FX made possible by INX products. For example, the INX special FX area will feature UV inks and coatings that create textured feels, soft touches, pearlescent glows and more.
Spartanics has announced its exhibit plans for GRAPH EXPO (Booth #2645), which includes High Speed Finecut Laser Die Cutting System demonstrations, no-cost consultations with engineers from Spartanics Die Cutting Applications Laboratory for Materials Research, and one-on-one consultations for its Spartanics Finecut-Plus-Rotary system.
Printers, converters, and others seeking technology for high-precision cutting in both sheet-fed and web applications will be able to see the newly released Spartanics Finecut Hybrid Roll/Sheet Laser Die Cutting Machine at PRINT 09, September 11–16, Booth 3619.
Spartanics’ high-speed label laser die cutting machine working in-conjunction with the EFI Jetrion 4000 UV Inkjet System at web speeds of 100+ m/min. for the laser die cutter and 30.5+m/min. for the digital printer, will be demonstrated at an Open House event in Spartanics’ Rolling Meadows, IL, headquarters on June 24 and June 25.
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Countless binding and finishing technology providers were candid in their positive assessments of how the scene went down in McCormick Place South. It wasn’t all cartwheels and champagne popping, but this year’s Graph Expo did exceed the expectations of many.
ROLLING MEADOWS, IL—09/05/08—Spartanics Finecut Sheet Fed Laser Cutting Machine—the first and only continuous sheet fed laser cutter—is now available to worldwide printers. Unlike earlier generations of sheet-fed laser cutters that can only feed sheets under the laser beam intermittently, the Spartanics Finecut Sheet Fed Laser Cutting Machine picks up sheets and feeds them so that the sheets are being continuously moved to the proper position under the laser beam with no stopping or starting delays between sheets. Tom O’Hara, Spartanics President, explains, “Spartanics Finecut Sheet Fed Laser Cutting Machine outperforms every other sheet fed laser cutter by newly enabling sheets to be loaded
THOUGH SEVERAL of the press conferences and ”big news” at Drupa centered around digital printing, innovations in bindery and finishing were no less prevalent. In fact, many of them sprang from the very digital printing trends that overshadowed them. As digital printing speeds have increased, bindery equipment has also gotten faster, with vastly improved automation and simplified touchscreen controls to make them even easier to set up. JDF compatibility is becoming more common in bindery equipment, allowing devices to be preset using production data. Demands for higher-quality printed products have led bindery vendors to improve their paper-handling techniques. Folds look better on the latest