Xeikon Café North America is a unique industry event that helps printers and converters to understand, evaluate and experience all aspects of digital print, enabling you to consciously make critical business decisions. How to profitably produce in a digital way is showcased by industry leaders in software, workflow, consumables, media, digital printing and finishing solutions dedicated to digital manufacturing.
Mark Andy’s production-class digital solution has been reimagined to bring greater levels of profitability to the modern converter. Digital Series HD is available in 5 through 8 color configurations and can support integrated inline or future-proof near line converting options. The True Hybrid press combines high-resolution digital print and best in class production capability into a single pass workflow. Zero tradeoffs in speed. No sacrifices in configurability. Download the specs
Packaging is more crucial than ever when it comes to enticing consumers to buy products in today’s intensely competitive marketplace, ramping up the need for better, faster, cheaper prototypes. Packaging effectiveness is determined in large part by prototyping, enabling companies to review and test a variety of factors ranging from color, shape and form, to brand identity, to manufacturing feasibility before finalizing the design. Download this FREE white paper here to learn about the package prototyping process.
Mark Andy’s production-class digital solution has been reimagined to bring greater levels of productivity and profitability to the modern converter. Digital Series HD is now available in 5 through 8 color configurations and can support integrated inline or future-proof near line converting options. The True Hybrid press combines high-resolution digital print and best in class production capability into a single pass workflow. Zero tradeoffs in speed. No sacrifices in configurability. Click image or headline for more.
Whether establishing valuation, assisting with succession planning, or working with you on mergers and acquisitions, New Direction Partners is the only investment banking firm dedicated to the print and packaging industry. We have over 200 years of industry experience with transactions in aggregate exceeding $2 billion. Contact us to learn how we can help you prepare for a profitable future.
Colordyne’s newest digital print solution, the 2800 Series Mini Laser Pro, makes short-run production of labels and packaging quick and easy. Users of all skill levels can print, laminate and laser die cut labels and tags in a single pass. Plus, affordably incorporate customization, personalization and variable data while improving your quality and turnaround times to customers. Learn more about how to bring digital printing in-house with the 2800 Series Mini Laser Pro.
Plate mounting is a high-volume activity in busy pressrooms. Accuracy, confidence of the adhesion and ease of periodic re-positioning is critical to getting every job out the door on time with quality printing and consistent results. Not only does tesa Softprint® Secure prevent plate lift and promote easy plate repositioning, it also offers you the most for your money at 9% more material per roll and 33% average cost savings. Dare to compare- click below for trial offer. Dare to Compare>>>
The eltosch grafix LED Powerline Focus drying system was developed for high-speed sheetfed offset printing machines. This powerful LED UV system has been optimized for greater distances from the substrate. A high intensity is achieved by using a unique focusing optic lens. This leads to extraordinary curing results even at the highest operating speeds. LED Powerline’s modular design permits the switching off of individual segments for an easy adaptation to small sheet sizes. Advantages include: Unique focal lens system UV concentration; high flexibility in substrate clearances; compact module design; 5 diode row LED segments; exchangeable LED segments; high output power with low energy consumption; formats from 20” to 73”; and segment shutdown for small sheet sizes.
Built specifically for short run prime label work, Mark Andy Digital One makes digital printing more accessible to converters and commercial printers. The simple, compact solution combines 4-color digital printing with in-line converting and finishing. It’s an all-in-one solution that supports the rising demand for lower costs, shorter delivery times, and reduced run lengths. See the Printed Results.
The craft beer industry is booming, with over 10,000 small breweries worldwide. From grocery store shelves to taps at local pubs, specialty beer is becoming a global phenomenon. With over 30% making the switch to digitally printed PS labels, converters can expand their portfolio using digital hybrid presses to win this short-run work. Printed and finished inline, in a single pass. Seeing is Believing. Request Microbrew Label Samples Today.
Pairing traditional CMYK with digital white ink and metallic substrates, converters and printers are now able to produce 250 metallic colors to create special effects and dimensional patterns. In addition to improving shelf appeal, it’s also simple to manage in the design stage with automated prepress plug-ins. This supports brand owner demands for differentiated labels by enhancing designs with some serious WOW factor. Seeing is believing, request label samples
Adcraft Labels is seeing success after the addition of a digital hybrid label press. With a need to support multiple SKUs, sophisticated versioning and elevated decoration, Mark Andy Digital Series has proven to be the perfect complement to their growing business. Maintaining a sweet spot in high-end embellishment, the press allows Adcraft to further leverage this strength, transforming basic graphics into beautiful labels that are gaining recognition in the market.
While digital printing is creating quite a buzz throughout the packaging industry with its customizability, short-run prowess and lack of plates, it is only responsible for a small fraction of printed packaging, whereas flexo remains the dominant technology and is poised to remain that way for the foreseeable future. This white paper provides a look at conventional printing’s place in packaging’s future. The content is adapted from the NAPCO Media – packagePRINTING webinar "21st Century Flexo: Conventional Printing's Place in Packaging's Future," sponsored by PCMC.
Retail marketers love complexity- it works for them because their product stands out on an overcrowded shelf. However, despite consumerism demanding the new and different every second of everyday, experts are saying SKU proliferation and the option of variety is killing the bottom line for businesses everywhere, specifically those in the packaging industry- but, it doesn’t have to. Access Full Story Here.
Nearly 800,000 lines of custom code fuel up a hybrid press. When creating its digital portfolio, Mark Andy chose digital and flexo press elements from a single source, integrating them into a true OEM hybrid label printing solution. Built by label experts, for label converters. True digital hybrid presses feature seamless in-line converting and finishing, all with the flexibility of digital, proving to be single-pass profit centers that are transforming the market.