To celebrate its new North American headquarters, MPS hosted an open house event on Wednesday, Jan. 22, at its new facility in Levittown, Pa. In addition to unveiling the Philadelphia-area Technology & Expertise Center, the event featured updates and presentations from MPS executives, customers, and partners.
A plain truth for our commercial printing clients is that a company’s valuation is directly linked to its investment in technology. We think that investment in technology is just as crucial for producers of labels and packaging, but we wonder if the message is being heard clearly enough.
First unveiled at PRINTING United, Konica Minolta's MGI JETvarnish 3D One is a simple, compact, and affordable digital embellishment press. The new device utilizes components of JETvarnish technology and offers a full spectrum of 2D/3D spot coating and dimensional textures.
Deer Park, N.Y.-based All Color installed a Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 106-6+L two years ago to increase volume and lower costs. Since its installation, the all-Heidelberg shop has been able to cut makeready times in half and move from job-to-job at the fastest speeds possible due to “Push to Stop” technology.
A growing opportunity for print service providers is digital printing enhancement: print work that is embellished or enhanced with special effects produced on digital presses or finishing equipment.
To meet the needs of the craft beer industry, NEPA Carton & Carrier installed a six-color, 57˝ Koenig & Bauer Rapida 145 press three years ago. Now, due to continued growth and expansion in the market, NEPA is adding a second Rapida 145 sheetfed press with increased efficiencies and added capabilities.
Digital package printing is redefining the ways brand owners are using packaging to engage consumers and drive purchasing. In a new special report, NAPCO Research has highlighted and analyzed packaging trends in key industries, with a special focus on the food and beverage market segment.
Tokyo-based Kinyosha Printing Co. has started production on its UTECO Sapphire EVO Press, following a successful on-site acceptance test. Kinyosha will use the device to print on paper and plastic substrates across different applications, and expects to be able to expand into new business opportunities.
The value of a printing company stems from the result of multiple processes that when strung together create a value stream. The value stream of a company is what its customers are interested in buying. Therefore, ensuring waste is removed from the processes is essential to maximizing performance.
To further expand its footprint in the North American folding carton segment, Heidelberg has announced the integration of Heidelberg Web Carton Converting with Heidelberg USA. The integration will allow Heidelberg Web Carton Converting customers to access both companies' portfolios from a single source.