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Siegwerk launches webshop for sheet-fed products

Siegwerk has opened a webshop for its Tempo and Sicura color series for sheet-fed offset printing.
The new e-commerce platform is targeted specifically at new customers. Large print shops, and especially customers with low volume requirements, can take advantage of the company’s products and services online.
The new webshop offers customers an uncomplicated and efficient way to order the sheet-fed offset inks and coatings they need from the company around the clock. With a catchy product categorization, customers can find colors quickly for specific uses. They can also download relevant technical data sheets and additional product information. For each product, the user will also be shown matching and compatible accessories. Order

MPS develops training courses for engineers

MPS has developed new training courses exclusively for operators and engineers. They’re developed to improve flexo operating skills, share current developments in the printing industry, and increase press productivity. The 3-day programs for operators and 5-day programs for engineers will be held at the MPS Technology & Expertise Centre in Arnhem, The Netherlands.
Marc-Jan Goossink, manager after sales, commented: “Ongoing training and education of operators and engineers is a crucial

Mimaki unveils Tiger-1800B MkII in two models

Mimaki USA has announced the availability of the new Tiger-1800B MkII. Developed from its predecessor, the Tiger-1800B, this digital textile printer offers a higher print resolution and several enhancements to improve quality, including reduction of banding and other printing defects.
The Tiger-1800B MkII printer is available in two models: The direct-to-textile model and the transfer sublimation model. With a maximum print speed of 4,144 SqFt/Hr for both models, this printer can cover a wide

Epson’s new Hirooka factory

Seiko Epson Corporation has completed construction work on a new factory at its Hirooka Office in Shiojiri, Japan, that started in the autumn of 2016.
The new factory will be used to produce PrecisionCore print chips, a core component of Epson’s most advanced PrecisionCore inkjet printheads. The new factory, which will begin operations in the 2018 fiscal year (ending March 31, 2019), will triple current PrecisionCore print chip production capacity.
Under its Epson 25 Corporate Vision, Epson is

Ricoh launches digital postcard tool

Ricoh has launched an innovative digital postcard tool to help those affected by dementia, most commonly caused by Alzheimer’s disease, stay connected through personalised images.
The tool, which makes use of Ricoh’s proprietary technology and production workflow expertise, sits at the heart of the company’s Printed Memories programme in partnership with Alzheimer’s Research, Europe’s leading dementia research charity.
Javier Diez-Aguirre, vice president, corporate marketing, CSR &