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Heidelberg to hold digital performance event

Heidelberg will provide the first UK demonstration of its new Versafire EP and EV digital presses at an open house in September.
Both the EP (Performance) and EV (Value) printers will be shown working in tandem with the Prinect Digital Front End at the event and Heidelberg will also demonstrate the Speedmaster CX 75 B2 litho press.
The company said this will enable visitors to see how Heidelberg can control colour across both technologies and also how litho and digital can be used in tandem.
“This will be the first time for the wider Heidelberg customer audience to come in and look at what the Versafire range has become and what Heidelberg can now do in terms of colour management with our Prinect Front End,” said Heidelberg UK digital

Koenig & Bauer Flexotecnica has changed their management

Koenig & Bauer Flexotecnica has changed their management. Dr. Peter Lechner is the new CEO at Koenig & Bauer Flexotecnica. He succeeds Christoph Müller, who is moving to the company’s supervisory board as chairman. “Peter Lechner has many years of experience in the field of flexible packaging. He will continue on the positive path of Flexotecnica and achieve our ambitious goals,” Müller said. “Our order books are full. This year a raft of presses we have sold will go into operation

Konica Minolta has been awarded a contract by a public agency

Konica Minolta Business Solutions Asia (Konica Minolta), an integral value provider in enterprise content management, has been awarded a contract by a public agency to digitise its operational efficiency and accessibility of records via its Document Process Outsourcing Solution. With its expertise and experience in digitisation of backend repositories, Konica Minolta will assist the agency to digitise approximately 10 million pages of physical materials such as case files, corporate data and

Intec launches second-gen ColorFlare

Intec launches second-gen ColorFlare. Commercially available with immediate effect, the new machine can be used as an in-house decorative effects system for short-run, on-demand digital applications, as well as for laminating traditional litho output. The device has replaced the CF1000LX – a 2017 update to the 2016-released CF1000 model – in the manufacturer’s portfolio. Like its predecessor, the CF1200 can foil, laminate (matt, gloss and soft-touch) and produce holographic special effects. It

Brazilian May paper production falls 11% y-o-y

Brazilian May paper production falls 11% y-o-y; 13% over April. The latest data released by the Brazilian Tree Industry Assn (Ibá) show that the country produced 763,000 tonnes of paper in May 2018, 11% lower than May 2017 and 13.1% down compared to April. The 116,000 tonnes month-to-month decline is explained by a truckers’ strike that affected road transportation all over the country during 11 days at the end of May. Of the total paper produced in Brazil in May 2018, 380,000 tonnes were