In line with these new requirements we must also ensure that new means of our readers and customers, who will now always on hand a good tool to see. Our idea is to bring forward "tradition" and "innovation" that flank the paper magazine can also communicate in real time and interactively using the new technologies. The innovation that we propose will integrate the diffusion of the print magazine, completing it and making it readily available. (Link)
DuPont Advanced Printing Introduces New Cyrel® EASY EPC for Corrugated Printing
DuPont Advanced Printing (DuPont) today announced the launch of the newest addition to the DuPont™ Cyrel® EASY plate platform, DuPont™ Cyrel® EASY EPC. Cyrel® EASY EPC is a soft digital plate with a built-in flat top dot developed especially for the post-print corrugated printers. “We’re excited to extend our Cyrel® EASY plate portfolio to include Cyrel® EASY EPC for corrugated tradeshops and printers. Customers are simplifying their plate making workflow and seeing improved print results, particularly, a reduction in fluting,” said Bob Hannum, corrugated segment manager– North America, DuPont Advanced Printing. (More)
Defining the parameters for self-adhesive label production
A new international technical specification of self-adhesive labels, ISO DTS 18614, was published in August 2016 by ISO to bring new clarity to the process for ordering and specification between end users and the label supply chain. Its content benefitted from important input from the industry itself, in the form of a collaboration between the label association in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, Verband der Hersteller selbstklebender Etiketten und Schmalbahnconverter (More)
HP Encourages the Sign and Display Market to “Print Your Future” at FESPA 2016
At FESPA Digital 2016, HP will showcase its market-leading solutions and the wide array of applications made possible with its latest portfolio of digital printing technology (Hall 1, stand H40). HP will continue the success of its “Print Your Future” theme, aiming to demonstrate its innovative solutions and highlight the range of applications made possible with its market-leading digital printing technology.
Can Flexo Displace Gravure?
UK-based TCL Packaging Limited thinks so. “We’re all about replacement of gravure here at TCL,” says Dean Langford, TCL Production Manager. The company produces films for all types of food and non-food applications, and partners with Daventry-based Creation Reprographics for plate production. Whilst flexography has always been a more efficient and cost effective printing process, the challenge has been to close the quality gap between offset and gravure printing. (More)