On April 1st 2008 Dainippon Inks & Chemicals, Incorporated, will change its name to DIC Corporation and along with this name change comes a new visual identity.
Gerber Scientific announced today that following the successful design validation testing of its Solara ion printer, it has shipped the first three production units to customers to begin manufacturing validation testing. This is the final stage of testing before moving to volume production, expected to start in the first quarter of fiscal year 2009, which begins May 1, 2008.
After one and half a year of intense development and the implementation of many suggestions from customers and concentrated beta-test period, the new, completely revised ErgoSoft RIP software v.2008 was launched at the beginning of March by Swiss company ErgoSoft. The new RIP has been developed for applications such as fine art printing, sublimation, flag & banner, sign making, digital textile printing and much more.
This latest addition to Gandi's grand format UV digital printers portfolio is the Jeti3348 Jetstream UV RTR, which is a 3-metre roll-to-roll printer with a 4 colour configuration, featuring 48 (80 picoliter) Spectra print heads.
Xaar will 'Unleash the power of inkjet' at Fespa Digital with on-stand technology demonstrations that show the impressive performance and potential of its latest Xaar 1001 760 and Xaar 7601001 greyscale printheads.
Roland DG has announced the Roland Partner Solution Program and has partnered with Project Engraving & Digital to deliver a new textile printing solution.
HP Indigo and its channel partner the Currie Group have announced their joint sponsorship of the Aussie BBQ nights at drupa this year. HP Indigo and Currie Group will co-sponsor the BBQs on June 1st and 8th. This is the first time that HP Indigo has sponsored these events.
The Digital Impressions Group is proud to announce the Australian release of a UV varnishing machine manufactured by French based, MGI Digital Graphic Technology.
Important to the new Latex Printing Technology announced by HP at their Pre Drupa event is their Wide Scan Printing Technology, a system of modular print heads that can be added by the operator to increase the width of print.
HP invited well over 200 delegates to their 3 day Pre Drupa event held in Tel Aviv, Israel from the 10th to the 12th of March. Delegates were from the world's trade press, analysts and distributors.