Finishing - Digital
Like its lamination cousin, varnishing was seen as a process that was only useful for adding an extra layer of protection to a piece of printed work. Fast-forward to the modern market, it is now regarded as a tool that can help add a whole new dimension to applications.
Though transactional printing comprises the bulk of its work, Thrivent Printing and Inserting Services has produced numerous eye-catching pieces with embellishment features that have garnered industry-wide acclaim.
Duplo USA will exhibit at the upcoming IPMA conference, being held June 12-16 at the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center in New York.
As the commercial printing industry continues to evolve, with ever-growing demands for shorter runs and faster deliveries due to the industry shift to digital printing, eliminating postpress bottlenecks has never been more pivotal to a PSP’s bottom line.
Contiweb North America Sales Manager Gene French will present a talk on the benefits of the Contiweb Variable Coater. The case study presentation will feature information on a leading printing company in the U.S., which recently put two Variable Coaters into operation.
Roland DGA has announced the launch of its third-generation of state-of-the-art inkjets – the TrueVIS VG3 and SG3 series large-format printer/cutters – engineered for even greater image quality, productivity, and ease of use.
It’s happened more often than Dylan Turner would have liked: after outsourcing a large diecutting project for customers at Northern Arizona University, they would come back to him a month later asking for a few dozen more. He needed an in-house solution.
To illustrate how key wide-format print finishing technologies are being used by companies to differentiate, provide a value-add, and access higher-margin work, representatives of three finishing system manufacturers provided their insight.
The combination system features a feeder, die cutter, separator, and card stacker. It can die cut, kiss-cut, emboss/deboss, crease/score, perforate, slit, hole punch, and round corner in a single pass.
Since the inception of wide-format printing, much of the focus has been on the speeds and capabilities of the printing device. However, a view of the broader process — including cutting systems — helps shops understand their ability to convert a print into a product.