De La Rue – de Engelse tegenhanger van Joh. Enschedé – aast op het mogen drukken van een ‘emergency’-paspoort, dat Britten nodig zullen hebben ingeval van een harde Brexit in het komende voorjaar. De bankbiljetten- en beveiligd drukwerkproducent is hierover in gesprek met het Britse ministerie van Binnenlandse Zaken. De La Rue verloor eerder dit…

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Dat het Heidelberg menens is om snel de ‘digitale transformatie’ te maken, blijkt uit de recente directiewisselingen die marktleider onder de offsetpersenbouwers heeft doorgevoerd. Er zijn drie zwaargewichten van buiten de industrie aangetrokken. Zo is Sonja Mechling benoemt tot Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). Mechling heeft internationale ervaring in het opzetten van bedrijfsonderdelen bij e-commerce bedrijven.…

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Er komt een nieuwe ontslagronde bij Xerox. Het gaat om een nog onbekend aantal mensen bij de Xerox-fabriek in Webster (Canada) en op verschillende locaties in de VS. In totaal werken in de Rochester/Webster vestigingen 3.100 mensen. Het zou vooral gaan om de functies: IT software engineers, system engineers, program managers en finance managers. Volgens…

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During Argos Inspiration Days, Chr. Renz GmbH, Leading manufacturer of Ring Wire comb punching and binding systems, and Argos Solutions, the worldwide leader in UV coating systems, using the latest LED technology, have announced their new distribution agreement for the commercialization of Argos machines. Chr. Renz GmbH will provide with advice, distribution and sales to…

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The RotaJET from Koenig & Bauer receives the iF Design Award 2018. Koenig & Bauer has been named among the winners of this year’s iF Design Award and can thus point proudly to a world-renowned seal of design excellence. At the grand award ceremony on 9 March 2018, the RotaJET web press picked up the…

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Apple is buying Texture, a magazine virtual newsstand that’s known as the “Netflix of magazine publishing” that gives readers access to around 200 magazines for a monthly fee of $9.99. “We’re excited Texture will join Apple, along with an impressive catalog of magazines from many of the world’s leading publishers,” said Eddy Cue, Apple’s senior…

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After the announcement of price increases for solvent based inks in January, Hubergroup states general price increases for all Sheetfed and UV Offset inks and varnishes across Europe from the 1st of April. Depending on the individual product line, the raw material related price adjustments will be up to 10 percent in specific areas. “Key…

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CirclePrinters announces that it has reached an agreement with Corelio NV about the acquisition of the Belgian company Corelio Printing, subsidiary of Corelio NV. With this acquisition CirclePrinters will strengthen its position in the Benelux and France, as well as continue to lead the ongoing consolidation of the European printing and media industry. Corelio Printing…

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Goss International’s printing press business and Manroland Web Systems are to combine, with Contiweb set to become a standalone company. The merger is expected to be completed by the middle of 2018. The two web offset press manufacturers – previously arch rivals – said they are planning to combine their businesses to benefit from their…

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Joos Print in Belgium has seized a chance by acquiring an advanced rotation press from the National Bank of Belgium (NBB). Print and communication company Group Joos is well-known for its direct mail expertise and can now offer security printing as well. The rotation press acquired was made by Müller Martini and is equipped with…

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Thirty years ago with the introduction of desktop publishing (DtP), the Printing on Demand (POD) evolution started. Laurel Brunners´ Verdigris blog of this week is about this evolution and the fact that future success is in the hands of (self)publishers who understand the advantages of POD. Read her longread on our articles page via this…

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