Krones AG of Germany has announced it is premiering a direct printing
system for printing on plastic bottles.
Contract notice: Production and supply 400 000 cotton bags, colored yellow substance, with 1-sided 7-color direct printing
Digital direct printing
on containers and packages in ongoing production offers huge potential for the beverage industry and the household/cosmetics, converters and glass manufacturer market segments, and unlocks innumerable fresh approaches.
Fibertex Personal Care (FPC) has acquired the remaining 85% stake in Innowo Print, a European leader in direct printing
on nonwovens, which it co-founded in 2007.
The portfolio includes more features to make printing easier from mobile devices, including updates to the HP ePrint Enterprise Web printing service; an app for BlackBerry 10, as well as Android and iOS apps; wireless direct printing
to connect printers to WiFi; and NFC "tap to print" functions.
proprietary Micro Piezo technology, which enables direct printing
onto semiconductor packages using high-visibility white UV cured ink, also developed by Epson.
At IWF, Burkle is exhibiting a 3-color printing line consisting of three grain printing machines, DRUMA-M, for the direct printing
of grain of all kinds of wood species, or other patterns and designs, onto pre-coated particleboard, MDF, HDF and OSB panels.
At the show, Isimat will also demonstrate an upgraded TS6090 servo-driven screen printer for direct printing
on flexible plastic tubes (photo).
Healthcare organizations can print Central Health Information System color codes directly on identification bands with Endur ID's direct printing
The results demonstrated the feasibility of direct printing
of minute antennae onto corrugated cases with lines of 3/1000ths at an ink volume of 13.
0 interface or via Bluetooth, enabling the direct printing
of photos that have been captured on mobile phones or digital cameras.
This text explains the corrugated production process as it relates to graphic design and shows designers how to develop a suitable design for direct printing
on corrugated packaging.