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Editorial

"Elitron: Production automation and flexibility"

Posted on June 11, 2018

At FESPA 2018 the findings of FESPA Print Census, a three years market research, have been disclosed. More than 1400 digital printing providers took part in this edition of the survey.

Digital technologies which in the previous edition looked like a trend to monitor have now surged to become a real deal and somehow are at the core of today’s industry players strategies. Today, in fact, almost half of the total printed output is produced through digital technologies and, at the current growth rate, in less than two years it is going to represent the dominant production technology. The drivers of this shift in production patterns can be identified in the increased demand for production flexibility to more effectively cope with mass customization and just in time production.
A forerunner of this trend, Elitron has developed and enhanced its digital cutting systems to deliver a high-end solution for the upcoming challenges digital printing providers will have to face in their industries. The innovative Custom Cutting technology of Elitron draw much attention at FESPA 2018. Implemented on the dual gantry system Kombo TH, this new technology, by essentially splitting a single cutting system into two contiguous machines that share the same working area, will significantly boost productivity on both complex, highly customized jobs and industrial workloads. Multiple and diverse materials or jobs can now be carried out seamlessly and without interruptions. Flexibility has never been so great. However, production flexibility is not the only weapon digital printing providers have to cope with increasingly demanding customers.
By displaying the integration between the smart feeding system Heleva and the wide format digital cutting solution Kombo SDC+ 3.2, Elitron highlighted how a strategy that aims at increasing production capacity [...] Read More

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EFI to introduce Next-generation Hybrid Inkjet Platform

11-06-2018:

EFI introduced new technologies at this year's FESPA Global Expo in Berlin. EFI unveiled its next-generation hybrid flatbed/roll platform technology - the EFI VUTEk h series printers built from the ground up to offer higher quality, more capabilities and better productivity up to 109 boards per hour.

EFI's exhibit also features the launch of a breakthrough industrial textile pigment ink technology for direct-to-textile production. The new EFI Reggiani pigment ink technology gives users a faster, environmentally friendly production process with inline polymerisation [...] Read More

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12-06-2018:

Mimaki announced that its production-class Tiger 1800B digital textile printer family has been enhanced with new features and capabilities as the company continues to drive higher quality in digital textile printing. The Tiger 1800B MkII, which made its debut at FESPA 2018, offers an additional [...]

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At FESPA 2018, visitors to Esko Stands were invited to “Take the Fastlane” for their businesses by collecting their suitcases on the Esko stand to begin an exciting journey to improved productivity. In addition to Automation Engine QuickStart for Sign and WebCenter QuickStart for Corrugated [...]

19-03-18-EFI-SmurfitKappa
11-06-2018:

Dublin, Ireland-based Smurfit Kappa Group (LSE:SKG) - Europe's leading corrugated packaging company - is partnering with Electronics For Imaging, Inc. to establish an efficient, robust digital corrugated packaging production offering with the installation of an EFI Nozomi C18000 single-pass [...]

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11-06-2018:

NoeCha was playing again a leading role at Fespa  with the brand new NoeCha ROLL2 for the textile market and the well-established wide format industrial digital press NoeCha ONE. Visitors to the show were able to see live demonstrations on both printing systems and obtained detailed information [...]

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