Webcom, Inc., a book manufacturer serving the printing needs of global publishers, has appointed Michael Corbett as its director of operations. Corbett is a seasoned operations executive and in his new position, will lead and manage the operations and manufacturing divisions for Webcom.
“I am excited to be joining the Webcom team, where the combination of people, process and technology is unmatched in the book manufacturing industry,” Corbett said. >> continued
“Endurance is a well-known brand in the U.S. commercial print market, and we are now pleased to offer this premier product – known for its performance, quality, reliability, and value – to the Eastern Canada print and paper marketplace,” Jason Alderman, regional vice president, Unisource Canada, said. >> continued
The TS300P production dye sublimation printer is a 77-inch wide, roll-to-roll paper printer, with print speeds up to 1238 sq.ft. per hour in four-colour mode. It can also print at speeds of up to 700 sq.ft. per hour in six-colour mode. Mimaki’s aim with its latest offering s to offer new levels of quality and productivity for digital textile printing applications requiring transfer to hard surfaces.
Imaging Solutions AG launched two new offerings for the finishing of large format posters, images or book covers.
The proPrint 30SHS laser printer with integrated photo paper development is a laser photo lab system for printing images in genuine photo quality. It’s idea, for high quality book cover prints, posters or large panorama pictures up to a size of 30”, as well as for XXL photo books. It can be upgraded to process unlimited paper lengths. The proPrint’s printing system is fitted with an integrated nesting software for optimized paper usage and provides a multiple image production-master for increased productivity. >> continued
Konica Minolta’s bizhub press C71hc digital production printer uses high chroma toner to reproduce a wider range of sRGB gamut and offers magnificent colours as seen on the monitor screen. >> continued
Sun Chemical’s Streamline ESL HPQ low odour inks were developed for its Roland Soljet Pro 2, Pro 3 and VersaCAMM printers and are also compatible with printers from Mutoh, ValueJet printers and other eco-solvent inkjet printers using Epson DX 4 through to DX 7 piezo inkjet print heads.
The SID SL 1600 EW is a 62” heat-assisted laminator designed to make pressure sensitive laminates easier to apply. The laminator is quipped with a stable pressure system, meaning if the user doesn’t require heat, it doesn’t need to be turned on. With lamination speeds at 136” per minute, the 1600 can eliminate silvering, bubbles and wrinkles by applying heat when needed. >> continued
According to Mark Andy, the Performance Series P4 is an economical press that is well positioned to replace existing mechanical presses still being used today, allowing printers and converters to remain competitive and modernize their operations.