PRINT 09 sheetfed and web offset press exhibitors were all singing the same tune that the "holy grail" to achieving profitability in these tough times lies in a print shop's efficiency—quick makereadies, waste reduction, higher productivity with less people, as well as value-added capabilities to diversify and differentiate one's offerings.
Sakurai USA, Inc. will present its family of fully automated offset and screen cylinder presses for every size and need in Booth Number 1163 at PRINT 09 in Chicago. On exhibit will be a Sakurai 575SDC, 23-5/8 x 31” 5-color offset press with coater and a Sakurai Maestro MS-102AII, ultra-high precision cylinder screen press with a 29-1/2 x 41-5/16” sheet size.
Sakurai USA, Inc. will be demonstrating its family of fully automated offset and screen cylinder presses as well as feature special plate technologies during its summer Demo Days Open House events from 10 AM to 6 PM on Wednesday, July 29th and Thursday, July 30th, 2009 at the Sakurai Headquarters in Schaumburg, IL.
Nearly 70 members of the Lithographers Club of Chicago, plus representatives of Fuller Grafix and Sakurai USA, Inc. braved the rain to participate in a lively, informative and entertaining evening at Sakurai’s USA’s North American Headquarters in Schaumburg on Thursday, February 26, 2009.
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SCHAUMBURG, IL—August 15, 2008—Highlighting the Sakurai family of fully automated sheetfed offset presses in Booth Number 3037 at Graph Expo ’08 in Chicago will be a Sakurai 466SDC, 20” x 26” 4-color with coater and a Sakurai 575SDC, 23 5/8” x 31” 5-color with coater. Also featured will be Sakurai’s Maestro MS-102AII, ultra-high precision cylinder screen press with a 29 1/2” x 41 5/16” sheet size. Sakurai 66 Series The fully automated Sakurai 66 Series is available in straight or perfecting versions with or without coaters from four to six printing units in a format size of 20” x 26”. This
Print UV Conference Deemed a Success LAS VEGAS—Nearly 100 printers and suppliers attended the inaugural Print UV 2008 Conference, held here at the Wynn Resort in early March. Produced and sponsored by Air Motion Systems, the event also served as the launching pad for the Print UV Association and a platform for the expanding Print UV online community (www.printuv.com). Discussion topics included how to market and sell UV; innovative UV printing and coating techniques; and the benefits of going 100 percent VOC-free in the UV pressroom. A panel of experts from major press OEMs, as well as UV equipment, ink, coating and
WITH THE massive Drupa exhibition in Germany just seven months away, Graph Expo 2007 held in Chicago last month won’t go down in graphic arts history as a watershed event from a jaw-dropping new product standpoint. But that didn’t stop more than 20,000 upbeat attendees from filling the aisles at what was the largest Graph Expo event since 2000, and the second largest ever. Despite the Drupa effect, from a traditional offset printing standpoint there were a few new presses introduced, several automation and makeready advancements on display and, of course, a sprinkling of press sale announcements. An emphasis on environmental sustainability and improved
SCHAUMBURG, IL—JULY 16, 2007—Highlighting the Sakurai exhibit at Graph Expo ‘07 will be the new 596SD, a 25” x 38” 5-color press that operates at 16,000 IPH and is available in straight or perfecting models, with or without coater – from four to six printing units. Also featured will be a fully automated Sakurai 466SDC, 20” x 26” 4-color with coater. Sakurai 96 Series Continuing its growth and expansion of press offerings, Sakurai USA, Inc. has introduced the new SD Series Model 96, which is a 25” x 38” size. The new press series is a 16-page format size and complements Sakurai’s existing sizes of 20”
Here’s an exclusive, PRE-SHOW PREVIEW showcasing new products submitted by many of the exhibitors that will be displaying their wares next month in Chicago. Colter & Peterson will showcase the BASA 3, which features an automatic jogging system that can automatically form layers of printed sheets, align them accurately and transport them to the subsequent cutting process. The BASA 3 is appropriate for paper from 16-lb. bond to 125-lb. tag, and is effective when combined with a modern, rear-table-feeding system. Existing gripper transport systems can be retrofitted. Visit www.piworld.com/infocenter: enter #377 MBO America will introduce the Super KTZ, featuring a knife-folding unit that