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Kodak installs world’s largest CTP system at WKS Group

Kodak has completed the installation of the first Kodak Magnus Q4800 Platesetter at the WKS Group in Essen, Germany. Equipped with an XPL Pallet Loading System with four pallet stations for four different plate formats, the overall configuration of the Magnus Q4800 is almost 19 m long and 3.5 m wide. This is the biggest CTP system to be installed anywhere in the world.

Global Graphics granted US patent for PrintFlat technology

Global Graphics Software earns a patent for the technology underlying PrintFlat software that improves uniformity and removes unwanted banding from inkjet output.

Significans Automation launches Virtual InkBooks

Significans Automation has made its first foray into software development with the launch of Virtual InkBooks, a colour management tool for creating cloud-based custom ink libraries.

Xeikon launches new label converting units

Xeikon continues on its pathway to full digitalization with the launch of its new series of label converting units, specifically developed and designed for the converting industries in high-end label production and manufacturing.
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Illuminate print

Illuminate print with precious metal opulence

Erwin Busselot of Ricoh Europe reflects on illuminated manuscripts throughout the centuries and the use of metals such as silver and gold. He discusses the complex techniques used since Gutenberg to achieve decorative print. Today, digital printing allows the reproduction of metallic colours directly from a file on the computer. » Read more

Flint Group’s commercial publication web division implements a surcharge

Flint Group is applying a surcharge for all of its publication products, effective for deliveries from March 1. » Read full article

SwissQprint wins multiple EDP awards

SwissQprint’s Nyala flatbed printer and neon inks for UV printing won European Digital Press Association awards earlier this month. » Read full article

Save the date: GCM Job Fair will take place on March 29-30, 2022

The virtual Ryerson University Graphic Communications Management Job Fair will connect employers with students seeking summer internships or full-time career positions. » Read full article

West Michigan Tag & Label brings 1200 dpi technology to Michigan with Durst RSC E

Ready to expand their offerings, West Michigan Tag & Label partnered with Durst to bring the first Durst 1200dpi RSC E to Michigan. » Read full article
Cash flow management

Cash flow management

It is important to recognize the importance of cash flow. It is equally critical to understand the impact of other non-cash costs like depreciation. Business owners who rely too much on cash flow projections for pricing do not build a sustainable foundation to continue to thrive. In the long-run, you must cover all costs in order to survive and prosper. » Read more

GCM Colloquium 2022

Location: Online
Date: March 3–4, 2022
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