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Combining at the Fold – Komori Acquiring MBO

By Ralf Schlozer / Published:

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.

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Midland Paper Launches New “Specialty Media” Catalog for Offset and Digital Sheet Products

By Inkjet Insight / Published:

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.

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OKI and Mimaki Engineering Conclude Exclusive International Sales Agreement for OKI Data’s Wide Format Inkjet Printers

By Inkjet Insight / Published:

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.

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Konica Minolta Launches Digital Print Enrichment Press

By Inkjet Insight / Published:

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.

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Announcing New Inkjet Finishing Finder – Free Tool

By Inkjet Insight / Published:

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/

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Designing for New Digital Possibilities

By Inkjet Insight / Published:

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.

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Solimar Systems Announces ReadyPDF Module

By Mary Schilling / Published:

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