Press Accessories

xpedx to Distribute World’s First Led-UV Print Curing System for Offset Presses
May 20, 2008

KANSAS CITY, KS—May 20, 2008—xpedx® announced today that it will be the exclusive U.S. marketer and distributor of the world’s first LED-UV print curing system, an offset printing technology from Ryobi® that provides significant environmental, pressroom and financial advantages. A 14”x20” RYOBI 525GX will be the initial platform for the LED-UV curing system, with plans to extend the system to press models such as the 23”x31” RYOBI 750 Series in the future. The new technology will be demonstrated at drupa 2008 in Düsseldorf, Germany, May 29-June 11. The new RYOBI LED-UV curing system cuts power usage by a minimum of 70%, eliminates ozone

Eltex Electrostatic Innovations – Upgrade your Productivity in Print and Print Finishing
May 15, 2008

WEIL AM RHEIN, GERMANY—05/15/08—Eltex Electrostatic GmbH develops and sells highly efficient electrostatic systems for higher product quality and profitability throughout the printing and finishing process. For over 50 years, Eltex innovations have met the most stringent requirements and provided valuable process optimization for many industrial areas. Static electricity occurs in a large number of industrial processes. One problem is that it is inevitable, with negative consequences that can be severe. Thus it must be eliminated or controlled. However, electrostatics can also be used profitably, in a targeted manner. In both applications, electrostatic systems from Eltex provide outstanding, brilliant results. Individually tailored to the

Scheffer Web Finishing to Launch New Offline Finishing System
May 15, 2008

MERRILLVILLE, IN—May 15, 2008—Scheffer Web Finishing - the world’s leading supplier of inline and offline web finishing equipment - will debut its all new QCC (Quick Change Cassette) offline finishing system on its stand 13 B91 at drupa 2008. The newly released QCC line allows printers to quickly and cost efficiently finish pre-printed rolls from multiple press lines with different web and cut-off sizes. The system can be custom equipped to meet each printer’s specific needs. From simple systems with entry level components to sophisticated multi-web systems that can perforate, apply remoistenable pattern glue, spot and flood coat, die cut, stack multiple ribbons,

QuadTech to Acquire Print Inspection Technology Innovator Vigitek
May 1, 2008

SUSSEX, WI—May 1, 2008—QuadTech, Inc., announced today that it has purchased Vigitek, a leading designer and manufacturer of 100 percent print inspection technology. The acquisition strengthens print quality solutions for printers and converters in the packaging industry by bringing together QuadTech’s advanced register guidance system with Vigitek’s state-of-the-art print defect detection technology. Vigitek will operate as a subsidiary of QuadTech, and will continue to function as its own entity. “We are excited to combine our companies’ products and know-how to benefit the packaging industry worldwide,” said Karl Fritchen, President of QuadTech. “Vigitek excels at continuous defect detection across the entire press web. QuadTech excels

Air Motion Systems Will Launch ‘Bullet-Proof’ P3 UV on World Stage at drupa 2008
April 24, 2008

ARVADA, CO—April 24, 2008—Air Motion Systems (AMS), a leading North American manufacturer of high performance UV curing systems, IR/Thermal Air drying systems and related accessories for the printing industry, will introduce its third-generation P3 UV system to the global market at drupa 2008. The P3 marks a significant milestone in the ongoing transition to UV printing taking place in the graphic arts industry. At Graph Expo 2007, the P3 system was the only technology in the UV Coating and Curing category to earn a coveted “Worth-A-Look” award in the independent “Must See ‘Ems” recognition program sponsored by the North American Graphic Arts Show Company

NELA Exhibits at Drupa 2008
April 22, 2008

OAKDALE, MN/LAHR, GERMANY—April 22, 2008—For drupa 2008, NELA has chosen the motto „Pre-press to Press Automation“. The company which headquarter is based in Germany will present a complete range of products which close the gap between CtP-room and press while ensuring absolute quality control. During live demonstrations on NELA’s booth, Drupa visitors will experience that total automation of the pre-press area has truly become reality: imaged, punched and bent plates are delivered at the right time directly to the right press cylinder. Paper waste, delays caused by wrongly mounted printing plates and problems to adjust color register on press are eliminated. Peak production

Pemco’s Flexible Folio-size Sheeter Converts a Wide Range of Materials
April 10, 2008

HAMBURG/DÜSSELDORF, GERMANY—April 10, 2008—Pemco, the specialist for folio-size sheeting, and a member of the Körber PaperLink Group, will showcase an SHM 1450 DR (dual rotary) at drupa 2008 in Hall 11 at stand B62/C62. The specification of the SHM 1450 DR sheeter on display has proved to be particularly popular with printers for “In-house” sheeting of their paper and carton board requirements and to service their printing presses “on demand” in keeping with JIT production philosophy. The SHM range of high precision sheeters from Pemco provides great flexibility. “In addition to traditional paper and board products, the SHM 1450 DR can sheet a broad

Baldwin Demonstrates Leadership as a Manufacturer of Press Controls, Accessories
April 10, 2008

SHELTON, CT—April 10, 2008—Baldwin Technology Co., Inc., a leading worldwide manufacturer of press controls and accessories, will be setting some innovative trends at drupa, where it will be presenting its current extensive product portfolio as well as new technical developments. These will include systems for the sheet-fed, commercial-web, newspaper and semi-commercial sectors. A wide range of Baldwin equipment can also be seen in operation on many key press manufacturers’ stands throughout the exhibition. Baldwin’s systems lead the industry in their ability to improve print quality, plus press productivity and efficiency, while ensuring they have the least impact possible on the environment

AVT and GMI Will Demonstrate Comprehensive Process Control Solutions for Printers
April 8, 2008

HOD HASHARON, ISRAEL—April 8, 2008—Advanced Vision Technology (AVT) and its subsidiary Graphic Microsystems Inc. (GMI) will be launching new solutions for a variety of printing applications as part of their joint presence at drupa in Hall 3, Stand F69. New solutions include the AVT PrintVision/Orion automatic inspection solution for folding carton single package applications; the innovative AVT AconPro solution for advanced press control; the GMI ColorQuick II with new capabilities and pre-press connections for heat-set web printers; Microcolor III remote ink control solution for narrow web applications; the ColorQuick N color control solution for the newspaper market, and other solutions that address new market

Fuller Grafix Announces Spring Open House On April 16-17
March 25, 2008

WOOD DALE, IL—March 25, 2008—Fuller Grafix, Inc. will be demonstrating the latest in printing, binding and mailing equipment during a Spring Open House event at its demonstration and training center in Wood Dale, Illinois on April 16 and 17 from 10 AM to 6 PM. The latest equipment and technology from the following manufacturers will be on display and available for demonstration: Sakurai presses; Hamada presses; Standard Horizon binding systems and folders; FMA UV coaters; Rena mailing and tabbing systems; Micron paper cutters; Preferred Packaging shrink wrapping systems and more. “Following the success of our Printing and Coating seminars last August we