OKI Europe celebrates 30 years of LED technology with shared experiences

Three decades on from the release of its first LED printers, OKI Europe is celebrating its history as a “founder and champion of LED printer technology, which it continues to refine and use in its award-winning devices”.

According to the company’s press statement, from “easy maintenance to superior speed, accuracy, unrivalled media handing capabilities and print quality,” OKI Europe is passionate about the benefits OKI’s LED printer technology delivers.

As part of its 30-year celebration of LED innovation, the company is inviting its customers and partners to share their experiences with OKI’s LED technology through a series of fun customer-generated videos.

The company is also challenging customers to test the accuracy and precision

Agfa launches process-free printing plate Eclipse

Agfa introduced Eclipse, a “convenient process-free” printing plate for sheet-fed commercial printers that combines all the benefits of process-free technology with effortless printing.

Eclipse eliminates the need for a processor using chemicals, reducing printers’ capex and prepress costs. It, however, distinguishes itself from other process-free plates as this drop-in is just as easy to use as a conventional plate.

“You can see the difference with our latest innovation,” said Iris Bogunovic

Scodix launches web-to-print digital enhancement integration

Scodix launched a new software offering to help web-to-print companies to improve their productivity and efficiency through workflow automation.

Available with immediate effect for “all major existing web-to-print workflows”, Scodix Studio W2P integrates digital enhancement to enable web-to-print businesses operating in both the B2B and B2C sectors to “unlock new avenues for profit”.

Enhancement design files are sent to Studio W2P, which automatically processes the data and directs it to a Scodix

Heidelberg Adds Opaque White to its New Gallus Label Presses - PrintWeek MEA

Heidelberg launched a brace of new units for its Gallus label presses which add opaque white embellishing and rotary die-cutting capabilities. Both units debuted at Labelexpo in Brussels last month.

The first is the Digital Printbar, an inkjet printing unit designed for digital insetting of opaque, digital white that is compatible with a range of Gallus machines. The second, a rotary front-loading die-cutting unit, will be showcased on a Gallus Labelmaster Advanced.

Gallus head of marketing

Epson announces its compact, commercial photo printer

Epson, on July 8, announced its SureLab SL-D800 commercial photo production printer designed for photo shops.

“This printer is for those who want to expand their printing business, with a wider range of services for their customers, while minimizing environmental impact. It’s ideally suited to photo production busi- nesses, independent photo shops, event photographers, minilabs, copy shops and self-service terminals, as well as businesses that need to print high-quality mixed print jobs