Shouldering the burden

By | 2018-07-13T06:33:32+00:00 July 13th, 2018|Categories: DIGITAL PRINTING|

Eugene Healy, President of the Irish Printing Federation, talks to Irish Printer about the repercussions from An Post’s latest round of price increases Earlier this year, An Post announced its latest raft of price increases. These rises saw business bulk rates increase by approximately 10%, meter prices go from 90c to 95c and the international

THE EVOLUTION OF PRINT

By | 2018-07-13T06:29:23+00:00 July 13th, 2018|Categories: DIGITAL PRINTING|

Machinery from a bygone era that celebrates Ireland’s printing heritage was on display for guests attending the ‘Print Evolution’ event at the National Print Museum. Organised by Canon and Antalis, the event brought together industry experts for a discussion about the evolution of print in Ireland. Guests were also treated to live demonstrations as volunteers

Avery Dennison shortlisted for Label Industry Global Awards 2018

By | 2018-07-13T06:21:57+00:00 July 13th, 2018|Categories: WHAT'S NEW IN PRINT|

Shortlisted as one of three finalists, Avery Dennison received the nomination for its recent introduction of a Sustainability Procurement Program, a collaborative evaluation platform providing sustainability ratings and performance improvement tools for the company’s global supply chain. The program rates suppliers in four key areas of activity: environmental, fair business, supply chain, and labor practice.

Xaar announces 3D printing joint investment

By | 2018-07-13T06:17:48+00:00 July 13th, 2018|Categories: WHAT'S NEW IN PRINT|

Xaar PLC has announced that it will invest with Stratasys, a global leader in additive manufacturing, in a newly formed company, Xaar 3D Limited, to develop 3D printing solutions based on High Speed Sintering technologies. Xaar 3D Ltd will leverage the natural synergies between Xaar and Stratasys, specifically Xaar’s technology relating to High Speed Sintering

Fujifilm launches Jet Press and offset comparison tool

By | 2018-07-13T06:12:52+00:00 July 13th, 2018|Categories: WHAT'S NEW IN PRINT|

Fujifilm has launched getFIT, a new comparison tool to show the savings printers can make by investing in a Jet Press 720S. getFIT is a web-based app for potential customers to discover the economic benefits of the Jet Press compared with offset printing. Based on a printer's specific jobs and requirements, getFIT can estimate the

FLINT GROUP CALLS FOR ANNUAL PRINT AWARDS ENTRIES

By | 2018-07-10T04:15:06+00:00 July 10th, 2018|Categories: WHAT'S NEW IN PRINT|

Flint Group is again looking to celebrate best-in-class print production with its 14th Annual Print Awards for its worldwide customers. The awards celebrate the best from Flint Group’s three divisions: Flint Group Narrow Web, Flint Group Flexographic and Flint Group Digital Solutions (Xeikon). Entries can be submitted by customers online (www.flintgrp.com) for various print technologies, including: Water-based flexo

Mimaki UJF3042HG and Kebab embraces the traditional and the latest print technology

By | 2018-07-10T04:07:08+00:00 July 10th, 2018|Categories: WHAT'S NEW IN PRINT|

Delightful Living, based in Derbyshire, makes bespoke personalised signs and gifts for the home and garden. Having started by hand-painting everything, they have been working with UV print technology since 2013. Embracing new technology in the form of a Mimaki UJF3042HG and Kebab, purchased from CMYUK, has enabled them to scale and grow their business

Xeikon to showcase production possibilities of the Xeikon 9800 at IGAS 2018

By | 2018-07-10T04:00:36+00:00 July 10th, 2018|Categories: WHAT'S NEW IN PRINT|

Xeikon is showcasing the business production capabilities and door opening opportunities presented by the Xeikon 9800 digital press at IGAS 2018, July 26- 31, Tokyo Big Sight (East Halls), Tokyo, Japan. On booth no 4- 24, Xeikon will highlight how the benchmark for quality and versatility in digital document and commercial printing can print on

Xeikon 8500 supports Colorisprint’s flexible production

By | 2018-07-04T14:36:31+00:00 July 4th, 2018|Categories: WHAT'S NEW IN PRINT|

Belgium digital print service provider Colorisprint is celebrating this year its 20th year in operation, supported throughout by Xeikon technology including a Xeikon 8500. Founded in 1998, Colorisprint’s first digital press was an Agfa Chromapress 320 with a Xeikon OEM engine. That year it also invested in a large format plotter. In 2003, it bought a Dicopress 500

Fujifilm announces world’s first super-wide Acuity Ultra installation

By | 2018-07-04T14:29:54+00:00 July 4th, 2018|Categories: WHAT'S NEW IN PRINT|

UK creative production business, Echo House, is first company in the world to invest in Fujifilm’s new, high-quality, high-productivity, super-wide printer. With the sale confirmed at FESPA 2018, the machine was installed and began operation at Echo House’s premises in Surbiton, Surrey in June. “We are a design-led business aiming to push the boundaries for