Finishing - Conventional
Duplo will host an open house event in Chicago on August 19. Local print owners and production managers are invited to attend and see live demonstrations of trending commercial and packaging applications.
Roland DGA Corp. announced the addition of new 64-inch GR2-640 and 54-inch GR2-540 large-format vinyl cutters to the Roland DG CAMM-1 series.
Yale University, like most higher-ed institutions, found itself in need of floor graphics last year. At first, the project was outsourced, but when the results came back with colors that didn’t match the university’s branding, the in-plant started to look into what it would take to bring that work in-house.
C.P. Bourg signed an agreement with Multigraf AG granting C.P. Bourg exclusive rights to distribute its product line and spare parts, and provide service support of Multigraf products throughout the U.S.
Digital printing has delivered profound changes to the commercial printing sector in how printing is specified, executed, and consumed. But the growth of short-run digital jobs can also create bottlenecks in the finishing process.
Steve Priesman admits he once was “hesitant and negative toward lamination overall” — even to the point of avoiding it. That has changed, however, since his in-plant at Omaha Public Schools installed a Graphic Whizard PT33LSC laminator.
Duplo USA announced the winners of the 2020 Shima Awards, its annual print embellishment competition, and one of them is an in-plant. The shop has produced some outstanding recruitment and marketing pieces with tactile effects.
Today, the PRINTING United Digital Experience will focus on wide-format finishing and workflow. One panel discussion will feature in-plant manager Richard Beto, of the University of Texas at Austin, who will talk about how his in-plant’s Colex automated cutter has become essential to its business.
The efficiency of digital printing can be squandered if the postpress process isn’t equally efficient. Facing just such a disconnect, the in-plant at the University of California, Santa Cruz considered its options and installed a solution that resolves the output problem and increases the in-plant's value.