Autobond is claiming one of the most important recent breakthroughs in finishing technology. In addition to its unique ability to be used for single/double sided laminating or encapsulation, the new machine offers a range of optional features that enable it to be used in the production of floor graphics, pressure sensitive adhesive and fridge magnet lamination.
Steve Venn has been appointed as Managing Director for Kodak Australia and New Zealand, Graphic Communications Group (GCG) effective April 1, 2008. Venn succeeds Nick Notaras.
So you thought your inkjet printer was fast??? It has been reported that MAN Roland, a leading manufacturer of offset sheet and web fed presses (nothing to do with Roland DG) and Kodak’s Graphic Communications Group have signed a letter-of-intent to work towards the high speed production of newspapers at up to 90,000 copies per hour.
Roland DG have issued a press release regarding their sponsorship of the "Solar Challenge", Roland DG were a founding sponsor of this organisation. The press release states that they have decided to cease further sponsorship of this event being managed by Social Environmental and Economic Sustainability Limited (“SEES”).
Wide Format Online magazine to launch database of wide format printers in the ANZ region.
Gandi have added the Cyclone UV laminator to their product line and recommends them in partnership with their printers.
Hexis will be present at FESPA Digital Printing 2008, and will be showing an all new cast plotter film combined with Hex’Press adhesive technology for vehicle wraps and fleet graphics.
The research project initiated by FESPA in partnership with Infotrends is the first ever Europe wide research into the future of wide format.
MacDermid Autotype has announced the release of Autotype Delta II, a new, cost effective, double-sided, positive or negative film that can be imaged on either side in a laser printer.