Digital Printing-Hybrid - Inkjet/Offset
Koenig & Bauer presented its packaging workflow and intelligent digitization solutions, among other highlights. Together with joint venture partner Durst, the VariJET106 press for digital folding carton printing was also seen in action for the first time.
Koenig & Bauer Durst has announced that the VariJET 106 hybrid press will begin beta testing at a customer site early next year, prior to its formal unveiling at drupa 2021. The press is among the results of the joint venture between Koenig & Bauer and Durst, which was established last year.
The companies have entered into a definitive agreement under which Anderson & Vreeland will sell the Xeikon line of dry toner and inkjet-based digital label presses in the U.S. and Canada. The move exponentially increases Xeikon’s sales strength in North America.
Arkay Packaging of Roanoke, Va., will become the second U.S. location to install a Heidelberg Primefire 106. The company will utilize the seven-color, 40˝ B1-size inkjet press to enhance its position in the luxury packaging market.
The partnership will result in the HP Indigo Digital Pouch, a system that allows HP Indigo customers to expand their offerings in product packaging. A new lamination solution, included as part of the new offering, is promoted as a sustainable option in packaging. PRINTING United Booth 10141 and 6407, 6416.
New from Xeikon is a solution to help printers enhance and increase the range of the labels they produce — including the generation of a tactile layer, which has become “de rigueur” in luxury product markets and provides access to more profitable applications. PRINTING United Booth 9344.
Koenig & Bauer and Durst have entered into a joint venture for the development of digital printing solutions for the folding carton and corrugated segments. The joint venture will begin with the manufacturing of the VariJET digital folding carton press in time for drupa 2020.
In this webinar, we’ll hear from two package and label printers that have successfully implemented hybrid printing technology.
More than 300 converters attended a three-day event at the Mark Andy European showroom and demonstration facility in Warsaw, Poland. On display was technology that showed how hybrid can be applied to the label market with maximum effect.