Prepress

Hamillroad to Launch Screening System

Bellissima DMS Digitally Modulated Screening for flexo is said to provide benefits that include high quality printing and reduced press issues

CRON-ECRM to Launch Digital-UV Plate

The Blackwood Digital-UV Plate, which will be introduced at PRINT 17, is said to streamline production and offer environmental benefits

Heaford to Unveil Automated Plate Mounting

The company will feature the new Label AutoMounter at Labelexpo Europe, with technology said to reduce downtime and add accuracy

AVT to Show Wide Range at Labelexpo Europe

Booth will feature XRGA-certified in-line color management with X-rite, as well as integrated workflow with Esko at show’s “Automation Arena

Color-Logic Certifies Flexografix Prepress Facility

Color-Logic says Flexografix, its first certified prepress facility in the Chicago area, offers superior platemaking technology and service

MacDermid Launches Medium-Durometer Plate

The LUX ITP plate is the newest member of the LUX In-The-Plate family, suited for paper stock, preprinted linerboard, and more

GMG Offers Upgraded Color Management Tool

OpenColor 2.1 allows users to create profiles without test charts, with optical brighteners now detected automatically

SPGPrints Has Lineup Ready for Labelexpo

Company will display range of rotary screen and laser imaging workflows and preview the PIKE 700 UV-inkjet press

GMG Updates Color Management Tool

ColorServer 5.0 is said to provide improved automation, increased productivity, and processing safety

WSI Global Offers Braille Embossing

The capabilities are said to help converters meet European pharmaceutical industry packaging requirements

GMG Upgrades Proofing Media

Company says ProofMedia Premium and ProofMedia studio offer improved performance

Esko Reports Integration with Luxion KeyShot

Companies say the integration will provide users with photo-realistic rendering of packaging

Esko System Aids Platemaking at Inci.Flex

The Esko CDI Crystal 5080 XPS flexo plate production solution is said to increase quality and production capacity at the Italian company

Kodak Expands Flexo Plate Facility

The company is expanding its Oklahoma FLEXCEL NX plate manufacturing facility in response to what it says is increased demand

Esko Says Next-Generation Platemaking Is Here

The company says innovations are helping shorter press runs be more efficient, and improving quality, consistency, and ease of use

SPGPrints Launches New Version of Engraver

The new 914-mm rotaLEN direct laser engraver is said to provide efficient rotary screen imaging for labels and packaging

X-Rite Method Evaluates Digital Material

A Virtual Light Booth creates an immersive 3D visualization environment that allows comparison of physical and digital material samples

X-Rite Acquires ColorCert Software Assets

The company will accelerate software development for workflow solutions said to ensure color consistency from packaging design to final product

Asahi Plates Are Winners in FTA Competition

Company says judges praised tight register, successful combination of solids, and screens in winning entries using its plates

Kodak Honors Companies for Green Practices

SONORA Plate Green Leaf Award Winners, users of SONORA Process Free Plates, are awarded for their environmental practices

AVT Announces Agreement with X-Rite

The partnership certifies that AVT’s SpectraLab II Color Measurement System is compliant with X-Rite’s XRGA Standard

GMG Unveils Color Separation Technology

A new version of OpenColor multichannel profiling software is said to provide innovative color separation technology for Adobe Photoshop and PACKZ

Vianord Engineering Upgrades Platemaking Systems

The Evo 3 ELF and Evo 3 EDLF feature new technology said to offer better performance and accuracy

Techkon USA Upgrades Spectrophotometer

SpectroDrive upgrades include compliance features, ease of scanning, and a rugged casing

EFI Reports DFEs Aid Printing Standards

Company says its Fiery DFEs and workflows flawlessly process the new Ghent PDF Output Suite Version 5.0

X-Rite Expands PantoneLIVE

New color libraries and software for packaging applications are said to help converters and designers better match colors across a variety of materials

Sun Chemical Partners with Young Flexographic

Partnership will supply printing plates to customers in Canada, allowing Young to reduce its supplier base and Sun to turn orders around quickly

TLMI Winners Use DuPont System

Every Best in Class winners at the TLMI label awards used DuPont’s Cyrel system for their image carrier

Flint Program Certifies Colortek

The FlexoExpert program provides evaluation and training on best platemaking practices

Kodak Reports Workflow Updates

PRINERGY Workflow 8 upgrades are said to increase flexibility while lowering cost

 

 

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