Hybrid Software sets out to expandHybrid Software Inc., formerly known as Hybrid Integration LLC, a leading developer of Order Lifecycle Management (OLM) software for the commercial printing, labels & packaging, and wide format markets, has announced the start of its global expansion program by setting up its European subsidiary, Hybrid Software in Kortrijk, Belgium. Jan Ruysschaert, a 30-year veteran of the printing industry, has been named as managing director of the European subsidiary that will be responsible for sales and support of Hybrid’s products in Europe and Latin America.
Printers prepare for largest - ever FESPA MexicoThousands of Latin American print service providers will be heading to FESPA Mexico 2011 (18 – 20 August 2011) to discover the latest industry trends, developments and innovations. The event, which is 20 per cent bigger than in 2010, is being held at Centro Banamex in Mexico City, the region’s most important business center.
Drytac’s new packaging increases protection for productsDrytac has rolled out new thicker and larger shipping boxes in an effort to improve product transport and quality for their international customer base.
The new box design and slogan, ‘Experts in Finishing Solutions’, translated in multiple languages, such as English, French, Dutch, German, Spanish, Portuguese and Italian, displays under the logos around the box. The multiple languages reflects Drytac’s large international customer base throughout 64 countries.
EFI backs Verdigris
EFI has come out in support of the Verdigris environmental initiative by becoming an associate member.
Lintec Graphic Films introduces non-PVC ranges
Lintec Graphic Films has two new PVC-free ranges, Harucolor and Tackpaint, for indoor and outdoor applications to meet growing ‘green’ demands.
Textile inks range expanded
Multi-Plot is expanding its textile inks product range with the new sublimation inks DD-1020A from d.gen.
AddPeople introduces video SEO service
Manchester-based AddPeople has created a low cost ‘video SEO’ service for small and medium sized businesses looking to take advantage of changes in the way pages are ranked by search engines such as Google, Yahoo! and Bing.
Ipex 2010 scoops top honours
Ipex 2010 scooped top honours at the Association of Event Organisers (AEO) Awards Ceremony, where it was named 'Best Tradeshow Exhibition' in the category for events over 2,000m2.
3M performance warranty to support HP printers
In a collaborative initiative between 3M and HP, selective HP latex printers will now have the support of the 3M MCS (Matched Component System) warranty. Under the warranty, print producers certified by 3M to offer the MCS support facility will be able to guarantee the performance of graphics against failure for up to five years. This guarantee is contingent upon the use of HP/3M speciality inks, 3M media and the adoption of 3M recommended application procedures.
DYSS X7 cutter to launch in UK and Ireland
September will see the introduction of a new range of cutters in the UK and Ireland thanks to a partnership between Korean manufacturer DYSS and AG/CAD of Cheshire. The DYSS X7 is said to be a low-cost option which “coupled with very impressive ROI figures, ticks all the boxes,” according to Nick Reed, product manager at AD/CAD.
HP prints large-format portraits at Les Rencontres d'Arles 2011
HP is contributing to a participatory photography installation during Les Rencontres d'Arles 2011 that allows attendees to capture and print large-format self-portraits taken in a giant photo booth.
Ghent PDF Workgroup certification for Agfa Graphics' Apogee Preflight
The Ghent PDF Workgroup (GWG) has confirmed that Apogee Preflight, the preflight module that is part of Apogee Prepress v7.1, is compliant with the group’s 1v4 specifications.
Durst Rho 1000L goes to Probo/Sign
Dutch company Probo/Sign has bought a Durst Rho 1000L, the second Durst printer in a year for this fast growing company of owner Erwin Postma. The printer was delivered to Probo/Sign directly from Fespa Digital in Hamburg where the Durst Rho 1000L made its debut.