On this edition of The Week that Was, there was some good news for printers. A unanimous ruling from the U.S. International Trade Commission determined that U.S.-based manufacturers of uncoated groundwood papers are not being materially injured by producers of Canadian newsprint, which reverses an earlier ruling by the Department of Commerce and puts an end to antidumping and countervailing import tariffs that were being assessed.
In other news, Komori announced plans to initiate field testing of its new Impremia NS40, a 40˝ sheetfed Nanographic Printing System.
Harleysville, Pa.-based Alcom Printing has acquired the assets of Great Atlantic Graphics.
Finally, HP is working with the Centers for Disease Control to print and test antibiotics, using HP D300e Digital Dispenser BioPrinter technology.