New technology in offset printing offers opportunities to cut costs and makeready times and to increase quality control, ultimately winning over new customers and satisfying existing customers. But first you need to know what options are available.
What does it take to keep an offset printing press performing consistently? It's a question I have been asked more times than I can count — and with good reason.
To celebrate its 200th anniversary, Koenig & Bauer (formerly KBA) hosted a celebration that culminated with a gala reception attended by nearly 700 guests and a special program featuring dignitary presenters such as Horst Köhler, the former president of Germany.
When your business is only 25 miles from Hollywood, it makes sense to work in some award show-esque glitz and glamor for your own important occasions. That’s what Janak Patel did when he oversaw a recent open house at his firm, Ultimate Paper Box, and its sister business, Ultimate Flex.
At PRINT 2017, TRESU Group will present its ancillary solutions for automating ink logistics and temperature control in flexo and offset printing situations, together with complete coating systems for integration with sheetfed digital packaging and commercial printing lines.
Fleetwood-Fibre Packaging & Graphics, a printer of folding cartons, corrugated boxes and displays, and rigid set-up cartons, will add the first Roland 700 Evolution offset press in North America. The press, from Manroland Sheetfed, will feature seven units plus an in-line tower coater and will be fitted out to run both conventional and UV inks.
Moquin Press of Belmont, Calif., has recently installed a Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 106-6+L, the first machine in the U.S. with Push to Stop technology.
Marrs Printing & Packaging will add a new fully-automated six-color KBA Rapida 106 press with coater and board package this summer. The press will lead to increased pressroom optimization with its fast makeready capabilities.
Through a joint venture partnership, new printing equipment and a new state-of-the-art facility, Rondo-Pak combines packaging precision with marketing agility.
OMET will unveil its new Varyflex V4 Offset press at an upcoming open house, held March 20-21 at OMET's headquarters in Lecco, Italy. The press is the only solution in the entire mid-web market with fully automatic offset technology by sleeve.
TPC Printing and Packaging has become a leader in luxury folding cartons by not backing down from challenging projects.
Green Bay Packaging, a leading producer of folding cartons, corrugated packaging and point-of-purchase displays, has installed the 1,000th Very Large Format (VLF) printing unit from Heidelberg.
RMGT had another record year in 2016 with press sales up significantly over 2015’s record setting results. Part of the company's success is due to the release of its 10 and 11 series of presses, designed for the packaging and corrugated markets.
El Paso Paper Box has installed a new seven-color, 41˝ KBA Rapida 106 full in-line UV coating sheetfed perfector press. The press will be taking on all of El Paso Paper Box's high-end packaging and is being referred to as the company's "workhorse."
Classic Litho + Design, Inc. recently hosted an open house to highlight how its Heidelberg Speedmaster CD 102-6+L with X-Package and DryStar UV can provide faster turnaround times and enhanced quality for its wide range of customers in Southern California and beyond.
Manroland Sheetfed has announced that Sean Springett, 42, has been appointed chief executive of its subsidiaries in Chicago and Vaughan, Ontario, Canada.
Through its apprenticeship program, Heidelberg is seeking to increase the number of skilled operators in the printing industry. This year, the company hosted 90 apprentices at its Wiesloch-Walldorf, Germany, location, and is hoping to launch an apprenticeship program in the United States.