• FFEI celebrates 70th anniversary!

    By Converter on October 16, 2017
    FFEI, one of the global developers of digital imaging solutions, has announced 70 years of innovating and manufacturing creative imaging technology across the fields of life science and digital print. In 1947, John Crosfield founded an engineering firm specialising in printing press control systems. Responsible for introducing one of the first digital colour scanners for digitising high quality photographs in […]
  • Keynote speaker line-up complete for IPEX 2017

    By Converter on October 12, 2017
    The keynote speaker line-up at IPEX 2017 is now complete. The organisers of the show have revealed that Kevin Goeminne, CEO of CHILI publish, will address audiences on the third day of the show, Thursday November 2. The final choice of keynote speaker is indicative of IPEX’s vision for a diverse, inclusive content programme at the show’s ‘Print In Action’ […]
  • Flextrus enhances packaging offer with digital printing service

    By Converter on October 9, 2017
    One of the leading European flexibles manufacturers, Flextrus, has begun to offer digital printing to customers to create products that stand out on the shelf. Flextrus creates flexible packaging for the food, health and personal care sectors. As the retail landscape becomes increasingly competitive, and supermarket shelves more crowded, retailers and brands are looking for solutions that drive sales and […]
  • Aleph to showcase at SGIA Expo

    By Converter on October 6, 2017
    As one of the leaders in the international digital printing industry, Aleph, an Italy-based company, will take part in SGIA Expo 2017, New Orleans, showcasing the LaForte Paper Industrial Printer for the textile and sign graphic market. Since its first reveal at ITMA 2015 in Milan, the LaForte Paper has achieved recognition from the Italian and international market for its […]
  • Xeikon appoints new vice president global sales

    By Converter on October 3, 2017
    Xeikon announced today that Dr. Vlad Sljapic has joined the management team as vice president global sales, effective from October 1. In his role, Vlad will lead Xeikon’s worldwide sales organisation and expand the company’s global strategic sales efforts in the digital printing market. “We are pleased to welcome Vlad to our company. As we work to build a broader […]
  • The number of IoT projects has doubled in the last year

    By Converter on October 2, 2017
    Vodafone recently published its fifth annual IoT Barometer Report, a global survey of business sentiment regarding investment and innovation in the Internet of Things (IoT). The Barometer report found: – The percentage of companies with more than 50,000 connected devices active has doubled in the last 12 months – 84 per cent of IoT adopters say that use of IoT […]
  • Screen announces collaboration with Prati at Labelexpo

    By Converter on September 28, 2017
    Screen and Prati have announced a collaboration to develop an interface between the Screen Truepress Jet L350UV series of digital label presses and the Digifast One modular digital converting line. Aimed at maximising end-to-end productivity, the interface delivers a near-line connection, allowing label printers the flexibility to run integrated in-line or standalone off-line jobs, according to the needs of the […]
  • Blade Series LED-UV curing solution at Labelexpo

    By Converter on September 22, 2017
    A Baldwin Technology Company will showcase its LED-UV curing technologies for commercial flexographic printing applications at the upcoming Labelexpo Europe 2017, Brussels, Belgium, September 25-28. The company will especially focus on its new Blade Series LED-UV curing module, which boasts a compact form factor and powerful optics that enable secure curing at high speeds. The Blade Series features segment control, […]
  • Industry support builds for Pure Digital Show in Amsterdam

    By Converter on September 21, 2017
    The Pure Digital Show, which will take place in Amsterdam, has attracted support from some of the leading names in print technology including HP, Canon, Felix Schoeller, Mimaki, Tonejet and Sihl. Since the launch, the response has been strong as exhibition space is confirmed at the RAI, April 17-19, 2018. Frazer Chesterman, co-founder, said, “The Pure Digital Show is a […]
  • Quantifying digital label print in Europe

    By Converter on September 20, 2017
    Digital print technology has brought considerable change to label converting. The international label industry association, FINAT, which mentors the complex supply chain that a label represents today, recently decided that the time had come to establish some real metrics. As a result, the way in which digital print has manifested itself in the European label industry has been profiled through […]