Digital Printing-Production Inkjet - Hybrid
4over has invested in top of the line 3-D printing equipment to offer its customers access to new markets.
A new MCS Perfect Match Six-Camera system is getting high votes of confidence at GLS Cos., headquartered in Brooklyn Park, MN.
The Fujifilm booth at Labelexpo 2014, being held September 9-11, in Rosemont, IL, will demonstrate label printing innovations with a "What's Changing" theme. Featured highlights will include Graphium, a UV inkjet press, and Clarity Water Washable Flexo Plates, along with software solutions.
As part of the ongoing legal battle with Kodak to start offering non-differential pricing to refurbish Kodak Versamark print heads, Collins Inkjet has announced that the preliminary injunction issued March 6, 2014 has been extended.
EarthColor recently installed four Kodak Versamark DS6240 printing systems in its Florida facility, and is using the printing systems for a lot of self-mailers and expects to add other applications in the near future.
Webcrafters, in Madison, WI, will be adding an additional Kodak Prosper 5000XLi press in early 2014 for more flexibility for longer digital runs. "The Prosper press is enabling us to serve our clients with new and enhanced offerings, and we are already seeing the benefits," said Brad Koch, vice president of sales for Webcrafters.
Mercury Print Productions in Rochester, NY, has chosen to purchase a third Kodak Prosper press, a Prosper 5000XLi, to broaden its offerings of short-run, on-demand book production for existing clients while also adding other services to attract new business.
3D printing may be in your future, but it won’t work like you might think. So says Microsoft researcher Tom Blank, who isn’t quite convinced that consumers are going to run out and buy their own 3D printers. The problem is that 3D printers...don’t pass the “wife acceptance test,” Blank’s term for a technology’s approachability.
Blank compares the coming world of 3D printing to the way the average person today handles the printing of photographs: Rather than keep a photo printer in their homes, most people ship their printing jobs to the local FedEx Store or Staples.
Characterizing drupa 2012 as another inkjet show is too limiting to capture the broader digital printing focus of the developments announced. Nanographic Printing, liquid-toner presses and hybrid offset-inkjet configurations where every bit as prominent, and the B2 format dominated the product introductions.
Kodak and Graphic Innovators are partnering to provide newspaper and packaging customers with new opportunities to offer hybrid inkjet printing. A new agreement establishes Graphic Innovators as the first reseller of Kodak Prosper S-series imprinting systems in the Americas region.