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DuraMark Technologies near Indianapolis, IN is focused on durable labels. In fact, their logo itself is cleverly a warning label. When they had a chance to look at replacing a press at their new facility, they looked to Durst.

Windmöller & Hölscher (W&H), leader in machinery and systems for the manufacturing and converting of flexible packaging, is developing its first digital, single-pass press for flexible packaging using Xaar 5601 printheads. The printhead was selected as a result of successful performance tests conducted over several months last year.

Whitebird, one of Canada’s leading independent boxmakers, will offer faster turnaround and greater versatility in high-end corrugated packaging production with a new, breakthrough technology addition, the EFI™ Nozomi C18000 ultra-high-speed inkjet press from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII). The second-generation Hamilton, Ontario-based company is becoming a driver in the industry’s important analog-to-digital transformation with the award-winning press – the very first single-pass, ultra-high-speed digital corrugated packaging production system to be installed in Canada.

Since January 2017, Onlineprinters has acquired more than 400,000 new customers and is now proud to welcome the millionth customer. "One million customers - this number stands for an abundance of creative printing products we have implemented for our customers over the past 14 years," says Dr. Michael Fries, CEO of Onlineprinters, and unveils the art print "Customer Globe" that has been randomised with the "Mosaic" software by the technology partner HP in collaboration with the gyro advertising agency. 1,000 individual copies of it will be produced and presented to the long-standing customers. "Nowadays, there are no limits to creativity in online printing. Our art print stands for the diversity of our customers and their projects. Each of one thousand printed copies of the series is based on the same draft, yet it is one of a kind," as Dr. Michael Fries puts it.

Reflecting The Print Show 2018 theme ‘Energise Your Business’, Xeikon will highlight and demonstrate a wide range of exceptional print production capabilities for commercial print, labels and packaging sectors. The company focus will be on customer engagement to discuss and present the greatest possibilities and synergies of its digital print production solutions that continue to be expanded under Flint Group’s ownership.

The Flexographic business of Flint Group is gearing up for an exciting presentation at the upcoming Labelexpo Americas 2018, to be held in Rosemont, IL September 25 – 27. As an integral part of the “Flint Group Label Factory,” an unmatched product and service portfolio that covers all steps of the value chain for label printing, the Flexographic division will demonstrate how it adds value to prepress and press side operations with its latest innovations in nyloflex® printing plates, plate processing equipment and rotec® sleeves and adapters for label and narrow web printing.

Komori Corporation (Sumida-ku, Tokyo; President, Representative Director and COO: Satoshi Mochida) hereby announces its plan to hold field testing of the 40 inch sheetfed Nanographic Printing® System, Impremia NS40 during spring of 2019.

Xeikon have announced their participation in the Automation Arena at Labelexpo Americas, the region’s largest conference for the label printing industry. This will be the American debut of the Automation Arena, which was first presented at Labelexpo Europe in 2017. Demonstrating the impact of end-to-end workflow, the Automation Arena will be open to visitors throughout the biennial conference, running from September 25 – 27at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center, Rosemont, Illinois.

The BoxMaker, a leading manufacturer of digitally printed packaging solutions, today announced its purchase of an HP PageWide C500 Press, bringing the first groundbreaking post-print HP digital corrugated press to the Pacific Northwest. To meet increasing demand from brands to engage consumers by aligning their marketing campaigns with packaging and display, in high volumes and quick turnaround times, The BoxMaker will install the HP PageWide C500 this fall at its manufacturing headquarters just outside of Seattle, Washington.

Continuing its evolution as Israel's top corrugated display and packaging innovators, Caesarea-based Carmel Frenkel (a subsidiary of Hadera Paper) has purchased an EFITM Nozomi C18000 single-pass, ultra-high-speed LED inkjet corrugated packaging press from Electronics for Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq: EFII). Carmel Frenkel will be one of the first companies worldwide to have the complete EFI ecosystem for corrugated production with the Nozomi press, the EFI Fiery® NZ-1000 digital front end (DFE), the EFI Corrugated Packaging Suite manufacturing execution system (MES) business and production management workflow and EFI Escada corrugator control software.

Scodix announced the sale and installation of a Scodix Ultra2 Pro with Foil press at Northern Ohio Printing (NOP), a full-service print shop, providing B2B services from their Cleveland headquartered operations. In their 25th year of service (founded in 1994), NOP has often been attracted to value-added innovation. Accordingly, the company was an early adopter of digital enhancement technology, acquiring their first system in 2013. With more than five years of experience and understanding to draw upon, NOP has made the calculated step up to Scodix, installing their Ultra2 Pro system in April.

The real-time production possibilities state-of-the-art UV inkjet single pass printing technology delivers will be demonstrated by Durst’s new Tau 330 RSC, at Labelexpo Americas 2018, Chicago, September 25 to 27, on booth 5901.

PrintPro Digital & Offset Printing has acquired the first Xerox Iridesse™ Production Press in Canada to help achieve the double-digit annual revenue growth the company has maintained since 2012. PrintPro plans to take advantage of the press’s range of metallic hues by entering the packaging market and building a higher profile in Winnipeg and its neighboring provinces.

Sheridan’s Pennsylvania print facility is adding two new HP presses to the production floor: an HP PageWide T240HD Color Print Inkjet system equipped with a Duplex Primer system and a Magnum InLine FlexBook Finisher, and an HP Indigo 12000 B2-format digital press.

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) is pleased to offer customers the latest technology to help their businesses move forward. For General Marketing Solutions (GMS), an integrated marketing services company, it was time to switch to inkjet technology to better support and deliver its commercial printing jobs.

In a land rich with ancient culture and history, the Israeli printing industry has always been a leading force for adopting new advanced technology. That trend was recently confirmed when a trio of the country’s foremost service providers implemented three different new MGI JETvarnish 3D digital embellishment presses in the packaging, label, commercial print and trade finishing market sectors.

Xaar, a world-leader in industrial inkjet technology, is inviting all tile manufacturers to its stand at Tecnargilla, 24-28 September 2018 in Rimini, Italy. There they can see the Xaar 2001+ printhead family with High Laydown (HL) Technology and learn why it is the only solution that can meet all creative requirements for ceramic tile decoration and effects.

Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, has announced that Miller’s Professional Imaging has added a second Canon DreamLabo 5000 inkjet production photo printer to their print shop to provide its high-quality capabilities to its Mpix Brand Products. With the DreamLabo, Mpix customers can now create Premium Panoramic Photo Books in luster and glossy paper surfaces.

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