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SPGPrints brings out new Dev & Dry system

SPGPrints has unveiled a new RotaPlate Dev & Dry system. As per the company statement, it provides a fast, ergonomic and automated means of developing and drying RotaPlate nickel rotary screens, for narrow web applications, in a one-step, quality-assured process. RotaPlate Dev & Dry replaces the use of a water-gun. The unit, with a 2m2 footprint, also offers environmental benefits.  
    It includes a water filtering and recycling system, and requires no drainage or exhaust; only electricity and compressed air are needed. claims the company. With variable speed modes, RotaPlate Dev & Dry accommodates the complete range of RotaPlate meshes.
SPGPrints says that it has an intuitive human-machine interface that requires only the push

Fujifilm unveils Acuity LED 1600R

Fujifilm has announced the release of a new machine in its Acuity series, the Acuity LED 1600R. This roll-to-roll printer is optimised for four-colour CMYK printing, but otherwise shares all the benefits in quality and performance of the highly successful Acuity LED 1600 II hybrid model. The first public demonstration of this new model took place at C!Print Lyon 6th-8th February 2018 on the Fujifilm stand.
Says Tudor Morgan, segment manager, Sign & Display at Fujifilm Graphic Systems

Kompac partners with Xeikon to expand their demo facility

Kompac announced they have recently partnered with Xeikon, and installed an EZ Koat 20 Plus at their new Itasca, Illinois, demonstration facility to show UV/aqueous coating capabilities when paired with Xeikon technology. Following the placement was the North American edition of Xeikon Café, where the team was invited to speak with both Xeikon owners and those considering acquiring a Xeikon press, about how the two technologies can be paired to create more efficient workflows and provide

Kolbus perfect binding & bookline business taken over by Müller

Muller Martini takes over the perfect binding and bookline business from Kolbus. This includes also the service and spare parts business for all Kolbus bookbinding systems installed worldwide. However, Kolbus sets the focus on the packaging and case making business, parts manufacturing and the foundry business.
“Structural change has changed the graphic arts industry in recent years and our market has become much smaller and versatile at once”, says Bruno Müller, CEO of Muller Martini