GRAPH EXPO Product Preview
The next generation of Toyo Inks will be unveiled by Toyo Ink America. The new inks include Hy Plus 100 Nex, Hy Plus EC Nex and Hy Unity Nex.
Essex Products Group (EPG) will highlight several products, including its KeyColor digital control system that automates ink-key settings to reduce makeready time and paper waste, and presets jobs from any ink desk. Also highlighted will be the new ColorSpec color measurement system that closes the loop for automated color correction; and the ColorInspec system that features an open loop defect detection system.
LithoTechnics Inc. will debut Metrix 2010.0, a system that automatically determines the number of layouts required and optimum product placement on each layout. The system also finds the most cost-effective printing method, press and sheet size, and then generates the imposition data—before prepress.
Tompkins Printing Equipment is showcasing new and pre-owned digital, direct-to-plate, press, bindery and computerized finishing systems.
The proColor Series of web and sheetfed presses will be highlighted by OKI Data Americas. The pro510DW delivers short-run continuous web printing with 12.5˝ width and high-speed roll-to-roll capabilities producing color labels and more. The pro900DP sheetfed press prints color envelopes and postcards, as well as a variety of other products, utilizing an embedded EFI-Fiery controller. Both presses are ideal for on-demand printing within production houses.
The new 7200 laminating system will be featured by Cosmo Films/GBC Commercial. Suited for trade finishers and printers, it can run at speeds of up to 125 fpm, with a maximum sheet size of 30x40˝.
The WLK10 shredder will be featured by WEIMA America. WLK Series shredders feature large hoppers, which enable a "dump and run" process that helps prepare waste to receive the highest yield from mills or recyclers.
Prism's mobileMIS—an extension of the Prism WIN management information system and QTMS production management system—lets users stay in contact, via mobile phones and browsers, with what is happening in a production facility. Access includes Key Performance Indicator business performance; mobile quotations; warehouse management; and machine, job and performance monitoring.