Rob van den Braak

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Joos is taking over high security press

Joos Print in Belgium has seized a chance by acquiring an advanced rotation press from the National Bank of Belgium (NBB). Print and communication …

The price of ecoprinting

Publishers tend to know what they want to publish, although they may not know how they want it printed. It’s a step too far to care about the …

Also Samsung will increase his metal recycling

Following other companies such as Ricoh, Apple and many others, Samsung will increase its efforts to use precious metals such as cobalt from recycled …

HP makes 3D printing in full colour possible for SMEs

HP brings 3D printing within reach with the extension of its Jet Fusion portfolio, also for SMEs. It can print 3D parts in full colour.<p>The new Jet …

Via Libris: Smartbook with a Arduino Mini Pro computer and sensors to take reader to the treasures of our world

The VIA LIBRIS is a paperback-sized treasure book. It leads its user to a predetermined location, using a special compass dial and by giving COLD, …

Agfa Graphics the latest update of its design and assembly software for high-security printing

Agfa Graphics released Fortuna 11 – the latest update of its design and assembly software for high-security printing. Providing a way to skillfully …

Digital tops 1 billion, 60% of its total turnover!

Trump may be talking about the “Failing NYT” and newspapers are still in stormy weather, but the latest NYT numbers prove differently.<br>60% of its …

Reading on paper still preferred

Anne Mangen from the University of Stavanger (Norway) explains in her blog on drupa.com why younger people still prefer to read paper rather than on …

Slowly but surely Europa is getting a fair competition with the global tech giants

<i>French Finance Minister Bruno Le Maire attends an interview with Reuters during the World Economic Forum (WEF) annual meeting in Davos, Switzerland</i> …

Tablet loses from bigger smartphone

The market for tablets continues to fall. And that is because of the competition of the larger smartphones. This according to Emerce based on numbers …

LifePrint: bringing photos to life with AR

LifePrint Augmented Reality Photos allows you to change a photo into a moving image. It is a little bit like Harry Potter photos that move.<br>It works …

Laurel Brunner: ISO standards for Wide Format Production

In the 2nd edition of the 3rd series Wild Format publications by Digital Dots Laurel Brunner talks about the great strides which can be made with ISO …

Bekentenis van een oude Apple Fanboy - Blokboek - Communication Nieuws

Voor mezelf, als een oude Apple Fanboy, hoef ik de krankzinnig dure en niet echt noodzakelijke aankoop van de eerste Apple HomePod niet te motiveren. …

Sun Chemical will increase prices on all offset inks and coatings worldwide

<i>Sun Chemical will increase prices on all offset inks and coatings for its customers across all regions, effective March 1, 2018.</i><p>The percentage …

GRAMMIE: the normal Instagrammer on paper

The first instagram marketing magazine in the Netherlands. That is GRAMMIE. Online marketeer Amber van Leeuwen, operating under the name ´the social …

Growth in wide format market

Infotrends published new research with the title Looking for BIG Opportunity in Graphic Communications & Specialty printing. The report has trends, …

Mimaki USA Installs First 3DUJ-553 Photorealistic 3D Printer in the Americas at Pictographics Las Vegas

<i>Craig Miller, President and CEO of Pictographics, with the Mimaki 3DUJ-553 3D printer</i><p>The Mimaki 3DUJ-553 printer offers an unprecedented printing …

High-end book printer invests in the UK’s fifth Jet Press 720S

Fujifilm announces that London-based Push Print has become the latest company in the UK to invest in Fujifilm’s flagship B2 inkjet press. The machine …

4th PRINT TECH BANGLADESH-2018 26-28 JULY 2018, ICCB ICCB, Kuril, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Print Tech Bangladesh Expo is the leading exhibition for innovative printing, Paper, Paper Mill technology for industrial manufacturing. It is the …

Highlights of the WhatTheyThink Printing Forecast 2018

WhatTheyThink’s<p>Forecast 2018 report, by Dr. Joe Webb and Richard Romano provides detailed analysis of the most recent Print Business Outlook Survey, …

Sharing of Latest Packaging Trend by Industry Experts at Sino-Pack 2018

The report by Mintel, a global marketing research firm, pointed out that, in terms of food & beverage, the future trend of packaging in 2018 will …

FESPA shows trends in Berlin

FESPA has published the framework programme for the Trends Theatre at FESPA Global Print Expo 2018, which takes place from 15 – 18 May 2018 at Messe …

Kolbus has sold its perfect binding and book line business to Muller Martini

Kolbus has sold its binding business to Muller Martini. The deal, announced on Friday (26 January), involves Kolbus perfect binders and hard case …

Young people read less and less

The number of teenagers that reads at least 10 minutes a week continously has decreased enormously, according to the Social and Cultural Bureau in …

Life-cycle environmental impacts

It’s hard enough getting to grips with carbon footprinting, but that is only a small part of the environmental impact calculation. In 2018, …

Mimaki launches new website with focus on applications

Mimaki launched of a brand-new Mimaki Europe website. The new site is designed to provide visitors with a more interactive and intuitive user …

Xitron Acquires RTI-RIPs CTP & CTF Business

Xitron, the leading independent developer of RIP and workflow products for commercial, digital, and high-speed inkjet printing has announced an …

Closedown of paper mill Feldmuehle imminent

Paper mill Feldmuehle in Ueterse (near Hamburg, Germany) is in bankruptcy. The paper manufacturer will continue until March and the 420 employees …

Full colour screens as thin as paper

Expectations have been high for a number of years now for ” paper thin” full colour screens. In the past decades many hi-tech companies have been …

Lots of choice with the SEI Labelmaster at Vila Etiketten

Label manufacturer Vila in Breda, the Netherlands, saw an explosive growth in digitally produced labels for small quantities. This was reason for the …