Also debuting on the stand was FFEI
's RealPro Toolkit, a UK first following initial previews at drupa last year.
Pointing out the reasons behind the setting up of the FFEI
in October 2010, its Convenor M.G.
also will highlight "extensive manufacturing and product development capabilities," the company announced.
According to Andy Cook, Managing Director at FFEI
, "We have a sister product to RealPro - 3D Packager for commercial printers and creatives - its outstanding performance is based on comprehensive research with potential users.
"Raster Blaster 4.0 is a high-technology bridge between workflows like FujiFilm XMF, Kodak Prinergy, Agfa Apogee, or FFEI
RealPro, and the various CTP devices printing companies choose for production," said Jeffrey Piestrak, Xitron Product Manager.
The Cube, Mavlands Avenue Hemel Hempstead, UK HP2 7DF 44-14-4221-3440 faye.
has announced several new media handling and digital finishing enhancements, available for all new and existing Graphium hybrid digital inkjet label presses.
Others including Andy Cook, boss of FFEI
(hybrid presses), also opined to the effect that "drupa good, Labelexpo better." 1ST Metz' curing systems are for both narrow and wide web printers, and for Jochen Hildebrandt of 1ST the 2016 show was," As good as, but no, not better than, 2012." Lars Beck, boss and co-owner of diecutting specialist Kocher + Beck, was more sanguine, confirming that drupa was proving a big success.
UK-based flexo press manufacturer Edale (which also makes a hybrid press, in cooperation with FFEI
) will also be present at the Dusseldorf show (Booth 12 B05).
Fujifilm, along with technology partners FFEI
, Xaar and Edale, offers the Graphium UV inkjet hybrid press for the label, packaging and specialty print markets.
Ltd announced at Labelexpo the sale of two Graphium presses to Saudi Plastics Factory (SPF), a leading Saudi Arabian producer of plastic containers and packaging.
According to Andy Cook, CEO of FFEI
, welding the metalwork is child's play compared with welding together prepress software packages, which can handle both digital and flexo.