Dover Digital Printing and MS Printing Solutions have recently opened a new Center of Excellence at Guanzate in the Province of Como, Lombardy. The 3,000-square-meter, high-tech digital printing facility will serve as an academy and technical training school for the digital printing industry, with a remit to train future machine operators, print technicians and designers. Equipped with the latest printers from MS Printing Solutions, the center will also showcase products from other Dover Digital Printing companies such as French RIP software specialists Caldera and ink manufacturers JK Group.
The remarkable and continuing success of the Xaar 1201 printhead in Asia was underlined at Shanghai Ad and Sign Show 2018 as six leading RIP suppliers received awards for developing software for the Xaar 1201. The RIP software from two Chinese companies, MainTop and Hosonsoft, as well Onyx, Sai, Aurelon, and Caldera is enabling printers using the Xaar 1201 to enhance their workflow and optimise print for a range of applications – from graphics to dye sublimation textiles.
Roland DG Corporation, a leading supplier of digital print technologies with more than 35 years’ manufacturing expertise, will present live ‘print & cut without compromise’ demonstrations on its award-winning TrueVIS eco-solvent printer/cutter range at FESPA Global Print Expo 2018 on booth B20, hall 2.2. Recognised across the industry for its high quality and reliable solutions, Roland DG is the number 1 print & cut brand with more than 116,000 devices sold worldwide1.
PlotFactory AG employs state-of-the-art equipment, along with a big helping of passion, to create a wide range of advertising and promotional products. Equally diverse is the range of materials that are processed with the help of Zünd cutting technologies. Since fall 2017, the company's latest flagship digital cutter, the Zünd G3 3XL-3200, has been operating nonstop.
Caldera is set to join forces with a raft of leading names in the print industry to create a new production concept for the floor of FESPA 2018, which takes place in Berlin from 15 to 18 May. MS Printing Solutions, JK Group, Monti Antonio and Zund will also be involved in the new initiative. The innovative 250 m2 SportsFactory booth will demonstrate a full production workflow for the creation of customized football jerseys. Visitors to the booth, sponsored by Dover Digital Printing, will be able to experience the entire production process from the initial design of a new shirt through to printing, cutting and sewing to make it ready for delivery. The production area will be complemented by a Sports Bar, designed and decorated using digital printing technologies, and a pop-up store showcasing digitally printed football jerseys and graphics.
In line with their mission to reduce their impact on the environment, wide format media supplier Innotech Digital has increased their range of PVC-Free wide and super wide format media.
Swanline CEO Nick Kirby will examine the merits of Single Pass vs. Multi Pass corrugated digital printing at leading industry event, FESPA Global Print Expo 2018.