nuernberger nachrichten ist metz ledcure im coldset 01 jens untermeier colorman

Verlag Nürnberger Presse uses LEDcure system from IST Metz to open up new fields of business for coldset
By Klemens Ehrlitzer
Newspaper publishers have always been looking for ways to extend the use of their presses beyond the production of print editions with additional jobs. In this context, Verlag Nürnberger Presse asked itself whether the trend towards LED UV technology from commercial printing could also be successfully applied in the newspaper segment. To answer this question, the company has retrofitted its Colorman with a LEDcure system from IST Metz. As Jens Untermeier, Head of Web Printing, explains in this article, the experience gained in various tests was so promising that he will be targeting new business areas in the future with the possibilities offered by this technology.

Uniquely digital: this was the motto of this year's industry get-together, to which Papier Union and its partners invited on 3 September in Hamburg. Almost 400 guests from agencies, industrial companies, print service providers and factories met for the eighth time at the Trabrennbahn in Hamburg-Bahrenfeld to exchange new ideas about (digital) printing.

In 2020, the special presentation "Future Office" is dedicated to the topic of "Smart Solutions". At Paperworld, the leading international trade fair for innovative office solutions, everything in Hall 3.0 will revolve around the workplace of tomorrow - the right platform therefore for presenting intelligent solutions for modern collaborative work.

Creating new inkjet printing markets through open innovation

Seiko Epson Corporation (TSE: 6724, "Epson") is opening a new collaborative inkjet laboratory at its Fujimi Plant in Nagano Prefecture, Japan. Called the Fujimi Inkjet Innovation Lab, the facility will begin operations in October. Epson will use the Fujimi Inkjet Innovation Lab to conduct joint research with a wide range of research institutes and companies that are looking to apply inkjet technology in industrial processes. Epson will develop new applications and unearth needs for inkjet technology, create new markets for inkjet printing, and accelerate the use of its inkjet printheads in industry.

airinotec is once again able to verify its com-petence as a retrofit specialist
As one of the leading suppliers of fibre-based materials, Ahlstrom-Munksjö always relies on a smooth production process. For a retrofit pro-ject, in which an existing paper machine had to be modernised, Ahlstrom-Munksjö decided to utilise the services provided by the retrofit specialists from
airinotec. With excellent results: Energy consumption and noise emissions were lowered and production conditions could be improved.

Belgian company leverages print quality for business growth
Toray Graphics in the Czech Republic, a leading manufacturer of waterless offset plate technology, today reported that Belgian printing company Coldset Printing Partners has converted most of its operations to waterless offset printing using Toray IMPRIMA printing plates and Koenig & Bauer Cortina printing presses. The company, which serves its parent newspaper publisher as well as external customers that require heatset quality offset printing, was formed in 2010 as a joint venture to consolidate two printing plants.

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