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Graph Expo, Morgana launched the DigiCoater at Drupa

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s firms seek to produce shorter runs and more targeted work, for both cost and environmental reasons, they are increasingly switching to digital print.

 But like litho, digital often needs protection to enable it to be finished or to pass through the post without a polybag. Additionally, it may benefit from a coating to enhance its aesthetics. Laminating has previously been the popular choice for giving digital print a protective layer or added oomph, but environmental concerns about the process are causing many firms to look for alternatives.

 “Larger companies are becoming environmentally aware and there is definitely a trend away from laminating,” says Morgana managing director Quen Baum

Xerox iGen4

Rival suppliers have been quick to dismiss the new features on the Xerox iGen4, with some cheekily describing the machine as “the iGen3.5”. Admittedly, at first glance, the specification of the new machine may not set hearts pumping - the headline speed is, like the iGen3, 110 A4 pages per minute (ppm). So what exactly does the new machine offer over its predecessor?
General manager for Production Systems Group at Xerox Middle East, Chris Govier says that when Xerox set