K&B Durst updates on product progress

Koenig & Bauer Durst will begin beta testing the VariJet 106 B1 inkjet press at the end of this year.

Speaking at a Koenig & Bauer Live session earlier today (19 June), Robert Stabler the managing director of the joint venture between the two manufacturers, said: “We’re really excited about the opportunities with the VariJet 106, because our customers are telling us that the compelling trends we’re seeing elsewhere in packaging – shorter run lengths and the need to be more agile – are also happening in folded cartons.”
The seven-colour, 6,000sph press uses water-based inks. Stabler said that the provenance of inks used for food packaging was likely to become “more important” in future due to issues around food security and food

Koenig & Bauer ready to reveal Drupa launches

Koenig & Bauer will run its own ‘virtual trade fair’ to coincide with what would have been the Drupa 2020 dates, featuring new product launches and demonstrations.

The manufacturer’s ‘Koenig & Bauer Live’ event starts next week and will take place on the eight weekdays from 16-25 June.

The original Drupa 2020 timeframe was 16-26 June.

Sessions will be held in English and German, with the livestream on the Koenig & Bauer website promising “world exclusive launches”, including

Online portal expands with Kornit Atlas

Kornit Digital announced Netherlands-based Simian, an online total print provider to more than half a million businesses and end-consumers, is implementing the Kornit Atlas digital direct-to-garment (DTG) system to increase its capacity for delivering sustainable, retail-ready decorated apparel on demand. Simian is the parent company of online print providing sites Reclameland, Drukland, and Flyerzone.

Having established itself as a total print solutions provider for signage, banners, posters

New Canon eService for imagePROGRAF

Offering its authorized channel partners a free, user-friendly service that enhances the ability to deliver a Managed Print Service (MPS) solution for its large format printers, Canon U.S.A has announced its new eService cost-per-use program.

Designed with usability in mind, this easy to use solution allows Canon’s authorized channel partners to remotely monitor their customers’ usage and service-related data from their imagePROGRAF, PRO Series, TX Series, TM Series and legacy printers.


Intec launches 2nd-generation automated digital die-cutter

Intec Printing Solutions has launched a new version of its ColorCut FB8000Pro automated digital die-cutter.

Building on and superseding the machine that the company first launched at Fespa in Munich last year, the updated device features a dual tool head that delivers 1kg of pressure, and enables printed sheets to be cut and creased using lines drawn from vector graphic design applications.

New features include intelligent cutting algorithms that enable up to 40% faster cutting than the