With MBO Komori is acquiring a solid post-press equipment manufacturer, having achieved sales of €51.7 million in 2018. This is helping to diversify the Komori product portfolio. MBO serves a fairly stable market as folding is an essential part of many print production processes regardless of using analogue or digital print. MBO can also be a door opener into printing companies Komori had no good access to before.
Company to idle Kingsport, Tennessee mill and Ashdown, Arkansas A62 paper machine for three months
Midland Paper, Packaging + Supplies, one of North America’s largest independent distributors of media for business communications, recently launched a new and innovative Specialty Media catalog for offset and digital sheet fed printers. The all-inclusive catalog merges media for major sheet fed print technologies into one unique publication. Offset, HP Indigo and Dry Toner substrates are all featured within one book.
In January, Mimaki Engineering Co., Ltd. and OKI Data Corporation, the OKI Group’s printer company, concluded an exclusive international sales agreement for the distribution of OKI Data’s wide format inkjet printers. Under the terms of this agreement, the two companies will expand their sales alliance in Japan, announced in March 2019, to encompass overseas sales.
Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta), a leader in world-class printing technology, today announced the official launch of the MGI JETvarnish 3D One, a simple, compact and affordable digital embellishment press that provides sensory print applications for printers of every size.
Xerox is closing its “global centre of excellence” in France. Xerox has announced the closing of the Impika subsidiary privately to French employees but made no public announcement
Release from Kodak on growth in the personal care market, a $188B industry, expected to grow to over $230B by 2022. Inkjet Printing Solutions now offer the same advantages as flexographic printing in terms of speed, quality and cost with both digital hybrid printing in this market.
Pixelle Specialty Solutions has signed a definitive purchase agreement to acquire specialty paper mills in Jay (“Androscoggin”), ME and Stevens Point, WI from Verso Corporation.
Inkjet Insight’s Finishing Finder can help to quickly narrow the field of finishing equipment for further evaluation based on specific search criteria such as company, functionality, and roll or sheet input. Access it here: https://apps.inkjetinsight.com/finishing-finder/
Press Release from Issuing Company Komori Corporation announces it has reached an agreement with Shinwa Factory to conduct field testing of the 40-inch Sheetfed Nanographic Printing® System, Impremia NS40. …
Elizabeth Gooding will be presenting “Designing for New Digital Possibilities” as part of the 2-day Brand United, Digital Printing for Professionals. The session will be delivered in Dallas on Wednesday October 23 at 2:30 p.m. as part of the 2019 Printing United event. See the full session description and get a free pass code below.
Solimar Systems announced the addition of a new module, ReadyPDF™, to their existing robust suite of variable data document processing tools. This tool is very relevant in a production inkjet environment. Print organizations who accept large variable text and image files commonly find that improperly prepared PDF files can process slowly, choke, or error out, slowing overall production because of file element and structure issues within the PDF
Colordyne Technologies announces the development of a new aqueous pigment print engine using Memjet’s DuraFlex printhead technology. The new print engine will use a single printhead for full color digital inkjet production under 150 feet per minute.
Release Date: Tuesday, August 13, 2019 Press release from the issuing company Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (“EFI” or the “Company”) today announced the appointment of Jeff Jacobson, a 30-year veteran …
Inkjet advancements from Canon Solutions America, Global Graphics Software, HP Inc and Ricoh USA recognized in 2019 InterTech Awards.
Electronics For Imaging, Inc. and Memjet have established a new partnership, bringing ultra-fast, high-quality EFI Fiery digital front ends (DFEs) to the growing portfolio of Memjet DuraLink digital inkjet production solutions
Verso Corporation announced it will permanently close its 130 year old paper mill in Luke, Maryland.
EFI Shareholders to Receive $37.00 Per Share and Acquisition Expected to Close by Q3 2019. Company Announces Preliminary Q1 2019 Revenue Results of $220-$225 Million
Release Date: Monday, April 8, 2019 Press release from the issuing company Continuing to help push the boundaries of the inkjet revolution and expand new market opportunities, Canon U.S.A., Inc., …
The new combined offering will provide enhanced print workflow solutions for the professional printing community.
Printers, manufacturers, software designers, color experts will contribute expertise.
Release Date: Monday, February 25, 2019 Press release from the issuing company Highlights: Multi-Roll Print Mode in HP’s Smart Mode Suite delivers continuous printing for up to 15% higher productivity …
Truepress Family to Include Entry-Level Model and High-Speed Monochrome Options
Boise Paper of Chicago, IL, a division of Packaging Corporation of America introduces a new line of papers expanding their high speed inkjet line up.
Boise Paper introduces Boise Digital Standard rolls to their line of high-speed continuous feed inkjet
papers for digital applications