Canon imaging solutions has partnered with education charity, Room to Read, to create and deliver more than 3000 books to 176 schools across South Africa. This is in aid of promoting reading and learning as part of an overall drive to boost literacy levels and education....
The new British five-pound note, proudly praised as a revolution when introduced by the Bank of England, will be more hygienic, stable, durable and environmentally-friendly, but contains animal fat. This is the first time a special plastic is used for printing instead of paper. The polymer banknote can even be washed and does not need to be replaced often....
BOBST will highlight its technology and services for a number of packaging sectors at the Interpack 217 trade fair from 4 to 1 May in Düsseldorf, Germany. Among the company’s innovations are web-fed and sheet-fed printing, converting equipment, developments in substrate production and functionality.
Ricoh presented its inkjet technologies at Hunkeler innovationdays 217 in February. The global technology company continues to expand its impressive portfolio and build on its decade-long legacy as the first company to enter the high volume drop on demand market. At the biennial event held at Messe Lucerne, Switzerland, the company showcased its production portfolio. This included recent enhancements affecting print speed, quality and capabilities to help customers adapt to their fast paced, fa [ ... ]
Konica Minolta South Africa, a division of Bidvest Office announced that it is leveraging its proven, world-class printing technology to break into the local label and packaging industry.
IPEX recently announced the launch of its design challenge aimed at apprentice graphic art designers and students to be part of a 217 campaign. The challenge delivers on the company’s “print in action” vision. Apprentices, students and designers under the age 25, working in the wider community are invited to develop and submit a design of a visitor promotion advertisement for IPEX. Winning designs will be run in the trade press over a five-month period. Entries will be judged by a panel t [ ... ]
Konica Minolta South Africa recently launched its first fully digital label press system. This is expected to fill the gap between entry-level and high-end digital label printing presses. The bizhub PRESS C71cf is described as the ideal, affordable device for profitable short to mid runs. It offers a plethora of benefits that includes ease of operation, production flexibility, quick turnaround and variable data printing (VDP) functions.
The Océ VarioPrint i3 sheetfed inkjet press, officially launched by Canon Europe in 216 is delivering new levels of productivity, flexibility and quality to customers worldwide. It allows them to meet a wide range of customer needs quickly, efficiently and cost-effectively.