At GRAPH EXPO 2010, booth 224, Mitsubishi Imaging (MPM), Inc. will present, the next generation of DigiPlate, the new Processless DigiPlate system, PDP-VL, that offers commercial offset printers a fully automated, environmentally friendly CTP system.
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Recently executives from the industry gathered at an open house at the Mitsubishi Center for Education (MCE), a state-of-the-art demonstration print shop, to welcome the 4-up Ryobi 780E press and to show how together with the DPX 4 Eco and Silver DigiPlate profitable four-up process color printing can be achieved.
Mitsubishi Imaging (MPM), Inc. is pleased to announce that its Thermal DigiPlate has recently been awarded the 2009 Distinguished Technology Award presented by the Japanese Society of Printing Science and Technology. The Distinguished Technology Award recognizes a technology that made extraordinary contribution to the development of printing.
RYE, NY—October 23, 2008—Mitsubishi Imaging (MPM), Inc., invites print shop professionals to get smart with the newest version of Smart Tools at GRAPH EXPO 2008 in Chicago, October 26-29. Designed specifically for small to mid-size commercial printers, Smart Tools 3.5 is workflow software that helps printers streamline and improve prepress by allowing them to see and manage all prepress tasks from any workstation in the shop.
Mitsubishi Imaging Center For Education Is Dedicated RYE, NY—Mitsubishi Imaging (MPM) announced the grand opening of its Mitsubishi Center for Education, a state-of-the-art demonstration print shop for use by dealers, printers and graphic arts professionals. Visitors to the center can experience the entire print process, including file production, proofing, platesetting and printing to a Hamada B452 Mark II press. Sakurai USA Hosts Demonstration Day SCHAUMBURG, IL—Sakurai USA recently hosted a Demonstration Day for more than 100 customers, dealers and guests at its North American headquarters. During the festivities, Sakurai dealer Independent Graphic Services, of Montgomery, AL, was presented a sales award for achieving the highest sales
THOSE DETRACTORS who claim that computer-to-plate (CTP) technology has not completely delivered on its promise might be lacking in big picture perspective. Like complaining that a cellular phone service provider doesn’t always generate “enough bars,” or the phone itself is now obsolete because it doesn’t take pictures, people often fall into the trap of wanting the next great technology. After all, does anyone miss the early days of composition? Have fond memories of pasting up boards, shooting them, developing film and burning/punching plates? Looking at it from the perspective of traditional prepress, there is a little room for forgiveness in noting that not
by Chris Bauer Managing Editor The press manufacturers’ “big iron” may have taken up mammoth amounts of floor space and received the lion’s share of headlines at PRINT 05 & CONVERTING 05, but not to be forgotten are the booths often found on the fringe of the McCormick Center’s halls. Here, there was plenty of news to be found from paper, ink and other consumables providers. For example, while donning white lab coats, executives from International Paper announced that its entire range of uncoated freesheet papers for imaging, commercial printing, envelopes and forms would be improved to a new standard of whiteness and
BY MARK SMITH Technology Editor Printers in growing numbers are having second thoughts about their computer-to-plate (CTP) systems. First-time buyers are still the dominant force in the market today, but the aging installed base is rapidly driving up the percentage of shops looking to invest in a second, or even third, generation of technology. By the end of 2004, the installed base of CTP devices in North America had reached nearly 12,000 units, including metal and non-metal systems, according to a new plate market study recently published by PRIMIR (the Print Industries Market Information and Research Organization). Completed by State Street Consultants in