Thieme GmbH & Co. KG has developed a special version of its proven model series Thieme 1000 and Thieme 3000. The flatbed screen printers are now optionally available with a camera-controlled print stock positioning system which automatically corrects position deviations of a tenth of a millimetre within one second.
EFI has used Labelexpo to launch the full production model of its innovative Jetrion 4000 Series UV Inkjet System, which delivers full-colour labels in production volumes of flexo comparable quality at significantly lower costs than current digital colour presses. When compared with many competitors, who have yet to ship any production units of the systems they are showing at Labelexpo, Jetrion has clearly stolen a march on them and, now backed by the full power of EFI, is looking to strengthen its position with integrated workflow tools, an expanded European sales force and new offices in Brussels.
Sun Chemical has announced price increases in Europe of 6-12% on it's complete portfolio of products and in all the markets it serves. Increases are effective from November the 1st.
Wasatch Computer Technology has released 17 new drivers for popular inkjet printers and cutting devices. This SoftRIP release includes drivers for Epson’s new Stylus Pro x880 and x450 printer models, as well as devices from d.gen, DGI, Mimaki, Mutoh, and Roland.
The Digital Impressions Group is the new venture of Warren Davey, formerly Managing Director of Xeikon Australia and Grish Rewal, Managing Director of Absolute Electronics, an experienced provider of niche service solutions to the printing and I.T.industries.
In a statement released by 3M, both parties have reached a settlement of lawsuits brought by 3M in the United States and the Netherlands for infringement of 3M’s patents directed to release liners used in the manufacture and sale of pressure sensitive adhesives for large format graphics. The lawsuits have been resolved as part of a global settlement between 3M and Avery Dennison of patent disputes involving structured release liners, structured adhesives having air bleed capabilities and structured adhesives having repositionable capabilities.
Marabu GmbH & Co.KG, one of Europe's leading 3rd party ink manufacturers for the screen, digital and pad printing industries has announced that it has acquired the assets of USA- based Clearstar Coatings Corporation, a leading manufacturer in the production of liquid laminates and inks for digital printing.
FESPA has announced its FESPA Digital Print Awards 2008, with the continued support of HP, a market-leading supplier of wide- and super-wide format printers and consumables.