Finishing - Digital

Duplo Unveils a Range Of New Products and Flexibile Finishing Solutions
May 29, 2008

DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY— 29/05/2008—On the first day of drupa, Duplo is unveiling further new additional products on its stand: the fully automatic and user-friendly Ultra 205A UV Coater; the DuWrap, a polywrapping unit for the mail fulfilment market and a new friction fed collating range including the DFC-100 and DFC-120 Mini Collator. Visitors have the opportunity to experience technology previews as well as a range of other new products and innovative modular finishing configurations which will allow printers to introduce sophisticated value-added finishing processes to their customer offerings. In addition to the UV Coater and DuWrap product, visitors to the exhibition

Muller Martini Starts Construction of ‘Grow with us’ Themed Stand
May 19, 2008

DUSSELDORF, GERMANY— 5-19-08—Construction of the Muller Martini drupa booth has started on schedule. The drupa show begins May 29, 2008 in Düsseldorf, Germany. Here are a few statistics to underscore what a huge effort the construction team will be making over the next three weeks in order to: • Lay 24,757 square feet of flooring for the machine line-up; • Lay almost 7,535 square feet of flooring on two levels for the visitor area; • Drive no fewer than 60 tractor-trailers to Düsseldorf in order to transport Muller Martini’s machines to the exhibition center; • Drive another 6 trucks with construction material for

Lasermax Roll Systems on Newest Digital Color Printers
May 19, 2008

LJUNGBY, SWEDEN—May 19, 2008— Lasermax Roll Systems has announced that it will be partnering with many of the industry’s leading digital print vendors to support their latest color engines at Drupa 2008. Lasermax Roll Systems will provide solutions for automated feeding, finishing, converting, and quality monitoring for these high-speed, roll-fed digital color printers. “We have worked very closely with our printer partners to ensure our products continue to support their latest offerings for color,” says Bill Carroll, President and CEO for Lasermax Roll Systems. “At Drupa we will have various solutions together with five of our valued partners to support applications including TransPromo statements,

Kama Will Introduce the ProCut 53 Flatbed Diecutter
May 6, 2008

DRESDEN, GERMANY—May 6, 2008—Kama GmbH will present the first automatic off-line flatbed diecutter for the A3 format at drupa 2008 in Booth D31/Hall D. Built on the same principle as the company’s trusted automatic Kama ProCut 74 die cutter, the ProCut 53 opens up new possibilities for the fast, precise finishing of A3 sheets. Job printers, book binders and, in particular, digital printers who want to add more value to their businesses should make a point of taking a look at this innovative off-line solution. “The finishing of print products is a mega trend,” says Kama CEO Marcus Tralau. “In the area of

Standard Horizon to Feature Intelligent Postpress Automation
May 6, 2008

ANDOVER, MA—May 6, 2008—Under the theme “Think Intelligent Automation,” Horizon International will showcase a broad range of highly automated post press solutions at Drupa 2008 in Dusseldorf, Germany. With headquarters in Kyoto, Japan, Horizon has 550 employees and operates the largest facility in the world devoted to manufacturing folders, binders, collators, stitchers and cutters. “Intelligent Automation” refers to Horizon’s longstanding development philosophy, built on deep technical expertise in all finishing processes combined with a comprehensive understanding of the critical operator steps needed to produce professional-quality cut sheets, folded signatures, saddlestitched booklets, and perfect bound books. For example, some automated folders still

Muller Martini to Present a New Generation of Machines
April 23, 2008

HAUPPAUGE, NY—4/23/08—Recently, you may have noticed ads featuring a bright blue tree standing in a green landscape. Underneath the tree is the phrase “Grow with us.” Muller Martini has been using this message to arouse the curiosity of drupa visitors, indicating that attendees to the show can expect something very special, something very new at the Muller Martini booth in Hall 14 / B38. The drupa show takes place in Düsseldorf, Germany, May 29-June 11, 2008. As a symbol of strength, durability and constant renewal, the tree embodies key Muller Martini values such as partnership, trust, quality and sustainable profitability as well

Kama Machine Opens New Horizons for A3 Finishing
April 23, 2008

DRESDEN, GERMANY—23 April 2008—A world premier: the Dresden-based KAMA GmbH is presenting the first automatic flat-bed die cutter for the A3 format. On display from May 29 until June 11 at its booth (Hall 3/D31) at the industry trade fair “drupa 2008” in Düsseldorf, the brand new KAMA ProCut 53 is a true all-rounder for the 530 x 400 mm format. This die cutter carries out applications such as die cutting, creasing, perforating, kiss-cutting and finishing with cold embossing and Braille. A hot-foil stamping module is currently being developed. “The finishing of print products is becoming a mega trend,” says KAMA CEO Marcus Tralau

Polar has Ideas and Turns Them into Solutions
April 22, 2008

HOFHEIM, GERMANY—04/22/08—Polar, a manufacturer of high-speed cutters worldwide, will be represented at the drupa 2008 with an innovative and complete line of machines in Hall 1, Stand A 02, a total of 48 machines with 7 gripper systems, of which 11 are high-speed cutters as well as 2 automated cutters. This equipment will be shown on approximately 1,000 square metres. The machines and systems are divided into four areas: • Ideas for cutting/trimming • Ideas for automation • Ideas for label production • Ideas for networking for various applications. POLAR therefore addresses customers with different technical requirements and supports them with new ideas. When

The Future is Color: Huncolor from Hunkeler
April 17, 2008

WIKON, SWITZERLAND—04/17/08—Besides presenting lines at its booth, Hunkeler will also showcase a number of lines with well known printer and inserting partners. Hunkeler will demonstrate its considerable know-how in the areas of Digital Pre/Postfinishing and Web-Finishing. With the introduction of the new brand “huncolor-ready” Hunkeler recognizes the trend to color in digital high speed printing, seen especially in the transactional and transpromotional segments. Among the new systems will be the FM6, a combination module for plow folding and web merging in one machine for the direct mail market, as well as the WM6-Uneven, a slit-merge solution for the dynamic production of jobs with

KAMA to Debut New ProFold 74 Finishing Folder and Enhanced ‘Hybrid’ ProCut 74 Cutter
April 3, 2008

DRESDEN, GERMANY—April 3, 2008—KAMA GmbH will introduce a newly developed offline solution for digital print processing and finishing at the drupa 2008 trade fair May 29-June 11 in Düsseldorf, Germany. The future-oriented KAMA ProFold 74 finishing folder-gluer will have its world premier in Hall 3, Booth D 31. Job printers, book binders and trade binderies will appreciate how quickly and simply the versatile KAMA ProFold 74 creates intricate cross folders, ticket pockets and mailing envelopes, CD cases and capacity folders. A unique tool mounting grid (patent pending) enables tools to be rapidly positioned in any desired order, ensuring short set-up times and quick