Buhrs Americas, the North American subsidiary of the leading international provider of mailing solutions, will feature a cost-effective and flexible entry level system for poly wrapping at Print 09 in booth 7900. With a mechanical speed of 10,000 products per hour, the Buhrs 1000 Solo precisely meets the needs of small and medium size companies in the postpress field, including printers, finishers, mailing houses and letter shops.
QuadTech, Inc., today announced an agreement to become an authorized sales agent for PROCEMEX-PRINT web monitoring products in North, Central, and South America. Based in Jyväskylä, Finland, Procemex Oy Ltd. is recognized as a pioneer in camera-based web monitoring. Procemex technology involves using video cameras to monitor various locations on the press line for events such as web breaks.
The School District of Palm Beach County and Océ North America announced today the selection of nearly 60 middle and high school students to participate in the 2009 Océ Future Authors Project. About 15 of the students will be participating from Glades Central High School through distance learning technology. Seven graduates of the program will be returning as mentors.
Chak Onn Lau is one of the founders of Foldees, an online greeting cards portal based in Malaysia. The Web site invites individuals to submit card designs that visitors can vote on and critique. Roughly 70 percent of online sales are by consumers who live outside Malaysia, including Australia, Finland, the United Kingdom, and the United States.
PODi, the Digital Printing Initiative, is pleased to announce the 2009 winners of the annual PODi Best Practices Awards. These highly anticipated awards recognize outstanding examples of digital print and variable data strategies. The awards will be presented at the 2009 PODi AppForum digital print conference in Las Vegas at the Rio Hotel, January 19-21. AppForum attendees will be treated to a first detailed look at the case studies and a chance to hear from the winners.
European researchers have developed a cost-effective method for manufacturing flexible displays in much the same way that newspapers are printed. Their work promises to revolutionise packaging, advertising and even clothing. Ultra-thin and energy efficient displays that use organic compounds to emit light have been stirring up excitement in the consumer electronics industry for several years.