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Heidelberg investing in digital postpress operations with takeover of MBO Group

Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) is taking over the international MBO Group in a bid to further expand its offerings in the growing market of postpress operations for digitally printed products. The move will also see the company gain access to new customers in the pharmaceutical industry and add mailing system offerings to its offset portfolio.
This decision highlights the company’s strategic focus on consistently aligning its portfolio and new business model with the growth segments of digital and packaging. Furthermore, Heidelberg aims to use this extended offering to tap into new customer groups for its entire product portfolio.
“The planned takeover of the MBO Group enables us to attain further sustainable and profitable

Konica Minolta announces the release of Digital Designer’s Guide

Konica Minolta Business Solutions (Canada) Ltd. (Konica Minolta) has announced the release of its new Extreme Digital Designer’s Guide, to be revealed at Konica Minolta Canada’s cocktail event during this month’s Print18 conference in Chicago, Illinois.

The Guide showcases a range of digital printing applications, including texturized foil and varnish printing, various paper stock and substrate printing applications, embossed labels and invitations, authenticated holographic digital printing

Morgana unveils OEM rotary die-cutter

Morgana Systems’ own-branded rotary die-cutter, the Morgana RDC, is now available to market to help digital printers diversify offerings.
Priced around £60,000, depending on configuration, the RDC has been introduced to Morgana’s portfolio to replace the Nagel DFC system the supplier had previously sold in the same market position.
Unveiled initially at the supplier’s Taking Print Further event in March, it was officially launched to market on 22 August as a complement to the Valiani range of

Canon introduces imagePROGRAF TM Series with eight models

Canon has launched the new imagePROGRAF TM Series of large format inkjet printers for customers producing CAD, GIS and poster applications. The new printers address the needs of customers in the corporate, construction and engineering, retail, education and government sectors, enabling them to produce high quality drawings, maps and posters on demand, in-house.
The new printers are built on the proven technology of the large format imagePROGRAF TX Series, which has been very successful in the

Duplo poised for hat-trick of launches

Duplo will debut at least three new finishing machines next month, including a new cutter-creaser, a binder and an upgrade to the iSaddle stitcher.
Duplo will be exhibiting at The Print Show in September, at which it will officially unveil the new iSaddle X, an upgrade to the iSaddle first introduced at Drupa 2012. The new model expands on its predecessor’s automation and intelligence, with increased versatility across format sizes and additional capabilities for data integrity.
Also new will be