Consumables-General - Plates

Electrical Company In-plant Adds Digital Platemaker
December 22, 2022 at 2:37 pm

DEHN, a family-owned electrical engineering company based in Neumarkt, Germany, has digitalized the imaging process in its in-plant with the installation of an XSYS ThermoFlexX 30 for the production of pad printing plates.

Kodak Gives Platesetter Another Speed Upgrade
October 26, 2022 at 11:09 am

The speed of the high-performance KODAK MAGNUS Q800 platesetter has been increased once again with T-speed Plus. It boasts the fastest 8-page imaging available, up to 84 plates per hour, plus several automation options.

Agfa to Increase Price of Its Aluminum Offset Printing Plates
June 2, 2022 at 9:21 am

Agfa will increase its offset plate prices worldwide, effective July 1, 2022. Since Q2 last year, Agfa has been implementing quarterly price increases and surcharges to compensate for the significant cost increases it has been facing in raw materials, logistics, energy, packaging material and labor.

Agfa to Increase Price for Its Offset Printing Plates
March 31, 2021 at 10:33 am

Soaring input costs, particularly relevant to aluminum, energy, and packaging materials, in combination with sharply rising freight rates due to global logistic constraints make price increases unavoidable. Prices of offset plates will increase between 5% and 10%, taking effect April 1.

Agfa Opens New Offset Technical Competence Center in Wilmington, Mass.
March 18, 2020 at 10:02 am

The new Offset Technical Competence Center features commercial, packaging, newspaper, UV printing applications that also offer sustainable benefits. The facility showcases applications to reduce waste, eliminate chemicals, and lower ink consumption while saving energy.

Agfa to Close NJ Offset Plate Manufacturing Facility
October 30, 2018 at 3:34 pm

Agfa Graphics has announced that it will be closing its 250,000-sq.-ft. offset printing plate manufacturing facility in Branchburg, N.J., by the end of this year in order to optimize its global production capacity and supply chain efficiencies. The plant closure will impact 125 workers.

Kodak Announces Plate Price Increase
May 30, 2018 at 11:32 am

Kodak announced it will increase the price of its offset printing plates globally due to the rising price of aluminum. But just how much will plate prices increase?

Presstek's Waterless Division Spun Into New Company, Verico Technology
March 30, 2018 at 9:42 am

Just days after Presstek was acquired by Mark Andy, Presstek’s waterless division has been spun off into a new company called Verico Technology, which will focus on expanding its market share for waterless plates and coating technologies as well as expanding its offering to new market segments.

Mark Andy Inks Deal to Acquire Presstek
March 28, 2018 at 10:39 am

Mark Andy announced that it has acquired Presstek. Presstek’s team of over 60 technical professionals will be integrated within Mark Andy’s service infrastructure, making it the largest, regionally-staffed service organization in North America.