Domino will use PRINT 09 to debut its new inserter controller tracking system and demonstrate how its latest variable data ink jet printing solutions can enable commercial printers to broaden their service offerings and increase business turnover. Domino’s affordable and scalable in-line digital VDP technologies including drop-on-demand, thermal and continuous ink jet printers, designed to suit a wide range of mailing, addressing and labeling applications, represent a vital proposition for printers seeking to enhance business opportunities in the ongoing global downturn.
InfoPrint Solutions Company, a joint venture between IBM and Ricoh, today announced its leadership in the digital color production space with more than 50 global installations of its full-color, continuous forms inkjet drop-on-demand printing system, the InfoPrint 5000. Many of these systems have been implemented to enable TransPromo applications, as well as to produce Print-On-Demand (POD) books.
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.
WE GET all kinds of phone calls with strange requests. People want to know if we will publish their memoirs. Or, they want to know about how to get published. I even get two or three calls a year from people wanting to know if I can forward their medical records to their new doctor. Apparently, my number closely resembles a university healthcare record-keeping department.
German press manufacturer Koenig & Bauer AG (KBA) published its 2008 financial statements on 30 April following preliminary disclosures on 26 March.
The global economic downturn had a disproportionately severe impact on the inflow of orders for batch-produced sheetfed presses, which plunged 22.6% to €598.5m (2007: €773.5m). The web and special press division, where multi-unit installations with lengthy production times dominate the schedule, exerted a stabilizing influence, with new orders totalling €643m (16.9% below the prior-year figure of €773.4m). Group orders therefore shrank 19.7% to €1,241.5m (2007: €1,546.9m).
Convenient financing options now available from Videojet Technologies Inc. can help manufacturers, commercial printers, converters and co-packers obtain the latest coding and printing technologies during challenging economic times — even when capital equipment budgets and cash flow availability are tight.