MELBOURNE, FL—November 12, 2008—MGI Digital Graphic Technology/MGI USA, the multi-substrate (paper and plastic) digital press and finishing solutions manufacturer, announced a strong showing at GRAPH EXPO 2008, including receiving Must See ‘em honors for the Meteor DP60 Pro® 4-color multi-substrate digital press for paper and plastics.
BY MARK SMITH Technology Editor The media road tour leading up to Drupa 04 recently made stops in Brussels, Belgium, and Athens, Greece. Judging by the vendor previews offered so far, people making the trek to Düsseldorf for the international trade fair should expect to see incremental advances, not revolutionary changes, in the products shown. The outlook for the global economy—and printing industry—leading up to this year's event is vastly different from the heady days that preceded Drupa 2000, says Albert Follens, general manager, Graphic Systems, at Agfa-Gevaert N.V. The keys to success are increasing manufacturing efficiency and streamlining how business is transacted between
Signs of Spring More Obvious for Printers THOSE OF us in the graphic arts industry don't need to travel to Punxsutawney, PA, and watch a groundhog to find out how many weeks of winter we will still have to endure. We'll leave that to the weatherguessers. The more dependable signs of spring for printers are the upcoming season of trade shows—namely the On Demand Conference and Expo, running March 8-10 at the Javits Convention Center in New York City, and, the Punxsutawney Phil of all graphic arts shows, Drupa 2004, held in Düsseldorf, Germany, from May 6-19. One sign that the graphic arts industry