Collins Inkjet Corp.
With the acquisition of Collins Inkjet, Kao Corp. will provide global customers with its innovative products and services.
This week Julie Greenbaum highlights industry news from The C.J. Group of Companies in Toronto; the Digital Book Printing Conference hosted by Printing Impressions and its sister publication, Book Business; RR Donnelley; Heidelberg; Kodak and Collins Inkjet; FedEx Office; GSP; Dscoop; and SGIA.
Collins’ ink will now be approved for use in Kodak Versamark systems, such as the D-series and 6240 range of imprinting solutions.
A new infographic from Collins Inkjet explores the evolution on printing, tracing the historic milestones that ultimately led to such innovations as the dot matrix method and high-speed single-pass printing. "From Quill to Cartridge" looks at the history of printing from the iron age to the digital age.
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.
HP announced at interpack 2014 the expansion of its Graphics Solutions portfolio, opening the door to the corrugated, flexible-packaging and folding-carton markets previously not addressed by digital printing technologies. To help packaging converters and manufacturers take advantage of the digital opportunity, HP is introducing the HP Scitex 15000 Corrugated Press for production of corrugated displays and short-run packaging. HP also announced general availability and a new lamination partner for its HP Indigo 20000 and 30000 Digital Presses.
A federal judge in Ohio has temporarily stopped Eastman Kodak Co. from charging different prices for refurbishing a piece of printing equipment depending on whether those customers use Kodak-made ink or a competitor’s.
Collins Inkjet Corp. of Ohio sued Kodak in September, alleging the Rochester printing technology company was unfairly trying to claim all the Versamark ink business by telling users of the Kodak-made printing press line that getting printheads refurbished would cost more if they used non-Kodak inks.
In a ruling last week, U.S. District Judge Michael R. Barrett gave Collins Inkjet a preliminary injunction banning Kodak from any such two-tier
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