Manroland GB and RedTie link up to take W2P to 'the masses'

Manroland GB and web-to-print (W2P) specialist Red-Tie have formed a strategic partnership that both hope will result in the roll out of W2P to the "printing masses".

RedTie has already begun to train the Manroland GB sales force. RedTie will also be exhibiting on the Manroland stand at the show, demonstrating its RTtemplate (RTT) and RTquo-tation (RTQ) platforms.

According to Manroland GB managing director Norman Revill, the link-up will initially run as a trial in the UK only, but if it's successful it could be rolled out to other countries.

RedTie will retain direct responsibility for support and service of its software.

Initially, Manroland will be targeting customers that its research has suggested could benefit most from implementing

HP has said that environmentally unfriendly ...

HP has said that environmentally unfriendly solvent inks are "going to die" as it prepares for Fespa 2010 with "a lot of latex".

The company will be focusing on the applications for its suite of wide-format products at Fespa with an "application city" split into packaging and POS, banners, flags, interior decoration, billboards and posters and vehicle wraps.

It remained tight-lipped about product launches for the show, except to say that there would be "a lot of latex", referring to its latest

Kodak's maiden Stream-based colour press to get show launch

Kodak will launch its Prosper 5000XL, the first colour press based on its Stream technology, at Ipex in May, and has confirmed that the first European installation will be Italian printer Rotomail.

Rotomail will install the same four-colour machine that Kodak will be running on its Ipex stand straight from the show.

Kevin Joyce, Kodak digital printing solutions sales and marketing vice-president, said: "Demand exceeds our ability to meet it. We're having to accelerate the launch of Prosper

H'berg hints at non-digital new release as Ipex line-up revealed

Lean and green printing will be the focus of Heidelberg's offering at Ipex in May.

So far, the German manufacturer has only revealed one entirely new product for the show, a flagship perfect binder, the Eurobind Pro.

However, Stephan Plenz, member of the management board for equipment, hinted that there would be another big announcement at Ipex, one that "won't be digital".

According to Plenz, the 6,000cph Eurobind Pro, which is a development of the Eurobind 4000, offers make-ready speeds 50%

Manroland to focus on Value Added Printing concept at Ipex

Press manufacturer Man-roland will not bring any presses to this year's Ipex as it plans to focus on applications, rather than products.

It will be offering visits to local print facilities if potential customers want to view machines, but, according to Manroland GB managing director Norman Revill, the company is more interested in discussing how it can help printers than showing them how fast a press can run.

"No matter what presses we have on show, we can never cover the whole audience and all


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    The first ever 3D printing conference cum exhibition ‘3D Print UAE’ took place on 17th and 18th August 2015 at Dubai World Trade Centre, UAE which attracted a number of like-minded 3D Printing professionals from over 40 nations.

    3D Print UAE exhibition cum conference is a concept aimed at providing a broad scale platform for the manufacturing sector and consumer world across the ME region. 

    3D Print UAE gave an opportunity for the additive manufacturing experts from across the globe to converge on this regional platform to showcase their solutions, analyze the benefits and discuss the opportunities in the Middle East. It also provided the opportunity for a listen- in to first-hand experience from industry leaders, connect solutions for overcoming challenges in the field, and enhance the brand and  business portfolio. 

     Steffan Ritt, VP-head of global marketing and communications, SLM Solutions Group commented:  “Since, this is the first kind of event in this region, it has attracted less number of visitors. However, the visitors and participants were more positive. Overall, the show went fairly well for us but we would have been happier if the organizers promoted the event well in advance.”  SLM Solutions were one among the gold sponsors of the event.

    Most of visitors commented that these kinds of exhibitions and conference should be encouraged to create more awareness about the 3D printing in this region.