Swanline Group has become the main sponsor of the first Corrugated and Print Show, running at The Convention Centre in Liverpool on 24-25 June, and organised by Fespa UK Association and the Sheet Plant Association (SPA) in recognition of the need to unify emerging digital print technologies and corrugated packaging communities.
Mimaki will use ITMA 2019 (20-26 June, Fira de Barcelona, Spain) for the first global showing of a digital textile printer featuring both direct-to-textile and direct-to-transfer print capabilities. It will also provide a sneak preview of its upcoming TA Job Controller software, specifically designed for textile production environments.
New from GMG is ColorProof 5.11, which provides automated notifications about new software updates. The so-called patches can be installed directly out of the application. In addition, the update to Adobe PDF Print Engine 5.1 brings more compatibility with the latest Adobe products.
EFI is partnering with Germany-based Robert Burkle to commercialise its decoration solutions in the wood industry, including single-pass EFI Cubik inkjet printers, EFI Inks, and EFI Fiery design, processing and colour management systems.
Colourgen is to distribute PrintFactory workflow software in the UK and Ireland. The intention is for Colourgen - newly acquired by the massive Westcoast Group - to help the Netherlands-based software producer develop its reseller channels, working in tandem with PrintFactory's HP and Jetrix distribution-base.
Colorgate’s Productionserver 10 is now fully compliant with the Ghent PDF Output Suite 5 the Ghent Workgroup has announced, after perfectly processing all 48 test patches, a critical test for determining quality printing of PDF documents.
Dublin-based Horizon has ordered a third Durst production system as it continues its expansion programme. The company - which is about to open an extension to its head office on the Navan Road where it has been located for the last 26 years - signed up at Fespa Global for a Durst Rho 1312, fully automated with a Smart4 speed advancement tool that improves speed and productivity by 40%. It is also taking new finishing machinery on board.