Print 09 Preview of Exhibits

The innovative design of Heidelberg’s Easygluer 100 enables users to process a wide range of materials and formats with high quality and productive resuls.

Heidelberg (Booth 1200), Kennesaw, GA, will debut the Easygluer 100 folding carton gluer and the KAMA ProCut 74 automatic finishing die-cutter with foil stamping. The Easygluer 100 is said to be a highly automated, remotely controllable, cartonmaker that can turn out up to 50,000 lockbottom cartons/hr at a speed of 1,000 fpm. The compact KAMA ProCut 74 reportedly makes easy work of high quality die-cutting, creasing, kiss-cutting, hot or cold embossing, hot foil stamping, hologram stamping, and hot cutting. Ideally suited for shops with either clamshell or cylinder die-cutters. A new 20-in. ProCut 53 version is now available for small format shops. Visit www.us.heidelberg.com

Presstek’s UV digital offset press will handle small-format packaging, tags and labels, or point-of-purchase materials.

Presstek (Booth 3646), Hudson, NH, will introduce a new 52DI-AC digital offset press with integrated aqueous coater that supports both flood and spot aqueous coating. It is said to reduce overall cycle time and deliver superior quality printing on a range of substrates. Also on display will be the 52DI-UV digital offset press. UV waterless inks dry instantly, and superior quality printing reportedly is achieved on uncoated stock and nonporous substrates such as foils and plastics. Visit www.presstek.com

DiMS! Organizing Print (Booth 6951), Lisle, IL, which provides an MIS/ERP solution for all segments of the printing and packaging industries, plans a full release of DiMS.net software package at the show. It offers a proactive workflow in which information is automatically pushed to the responsible employee. Visit www.dims.net

MGI’s JETvarnish is suggested for packaging applications including perfume, beverages, consumer products, and bags.

MGI (Booth 4329), Melbourne, FL, will showcase its digital graphic technology, including JETvarnish, an offline digital inkjet spot UV coater that accommodates 20x29-in. sheets and paper and plastic substrates from 135–600 gsm. The coater’s computer-controlled, drop-on-demand printhead allows for precise spot coverage and the integrated UV lamp enables instant drying. Visit www.mgi-usa.com

EFI (Booth 2500), Foster City, CA, will feature new modules of its suite of print MIS software systems, enhancements to its VUTEk and Rastek superwide and wide-format printer lines, and its new Fiery Command Workstation 5 centralized job management system. Also on display will be the Jetrion 4000 UV Inkjet System, which offers labels converters an affordable, full-color narrow web alternative to toner-based digital printers for runs to 50,000 labels and beyond. Visit www.efi.com

Fujifilm Graphic Systems USA (Booth 6919), Valhalla, NY, will showcase its new Digital Inkjet Press capable of producing 2,700 four-up sheets/hr. The Inca Onset wide format UV inkjet flatbed printer also will be highlighted, and the company will demonstrate its Workflow XMF product. Visit www.fujifilmgs.com

EPG’s KeyColor C economical ink control system provides user-friendly, computerized control of fountain ink keys.

EPG (Booth5437), Centerbrook, CT, will introduce KeyColor Apollo color measurement and web inspection technology that provides continuous closed-loop color control and defect detection. New KeyColor Adelphi software utilizes the output of CTP to preset the ink fountain keys and reduce setup costs. New Adelphi scanner interface software works with any ink desk on sheefed or web presses adjusting ink keys to achieve required target densities. Visit www.epg-inc.com

Enhanced with new vacuum feed table, motorized cutting pressure adjustment, anti-static system, Heidelberg’s KAMA ProCut 74 die-cutter can change from one application to another with ease.

Xante (Booth 5246), Mobile, AL, will show its platesetters, Ilumina digital envelope press and Ilumina 502 digital production color press, all-in-one PDF workflows, plate processors, plates, and chemistry. Visit www.xante.com

Bobst Group North America (Booth 3605), Charlotte, NC, will display its Commercial 106 Autoplaten die-cutter, which is specifically designed for die-cutting lightweight papers and has the capability to run materials from 0.004–0.160 in. thick. This includes a range of paper, solid board, and even micro-flute corrugated paperboard. Visit www.bobstgroup.com

Manroland (Booth 1129) will exhibit the 706 Hi-Print UV press with in-line foil prindor that automatically adjusts for substrates ranging from 0.04-mm thin paper to 1-mm cardboard. Can print on top of foil in any color and has the ability to do it in-line as part of one process. Visit www.manroland.us.com

Henkel Corp. (Booth 5255) will display MiraFoil coatings that are a recyclable, UV-curable alternative to foil board laminating and hot foil stamping that equals foil in brilliance. Can be applied to precise areas, reducing waste and saving time and energy through process efficiencies. Foil-on-demand capability reduces converting steps. Said to provide excellent press stability and easy application. Visit www.henkelna.com


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