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Color20 Conference in San Diego – Will You Be There?

Want to know how to achieve accurate and consistent color every time, no matter what the platform or process? The COLOR20 conference provides attendees with insights, best practices and answers to their most pressing color management questions. The conference is to be held by the Printing Industries of America (PIA) on January 11-14, 2020 at the Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa.

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Paper Bottles – The Future of Green Packaging

Plastic water bottles are a known danger to the environment, and probably a health hazard to consumers as well, as the chemicals found in plastic bottles can seep into the contents. The main culprit is Bisphenol A (BPA), an organic synthetic compound widely used in plastics, which may cause diabetes, high blood pressure and even cancer.

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Is InfoMark set to Replace the QR Code?

The QR Code has been around for decades, but some say it’s time to move on. Historically, The QR Code was developed from the Barcode – which was introduced in the 1960’s in Japan, to help cashiers, so that they wouldn’t need to manually enter product codes into the cash register. Over the years, manufacturers requested a 2 dimensional code, so that they can customize and brand it.

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The Saga of Fuji-Xerox Joint Venture

Since 1962, the Fuji-Xerox joint venture is one of the oldest partnerships between an American and Japanese companies. In 2018, a complex $6 billion merger deal between the two companies lead by Xerox Holdings Corp.’s former CEO, Jeffery Jacobson, was blocked in US court, when Xerox shareholders Deason and Ichan argued that Jacobson acted without authorization to strike the deal in order to preserve his position. The joint venture, Fuji Xerox Co., would eventually have Xerox controlled by Fujifilm.

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The Future of Sustainable Energy is Printed Solar Cells

Our ancient ancestors used to burn wood and timer for energy. Later generations discovered coal and oil, which nowadays are the major sources of energy produced worldwide. However, burning coal and oil (also known as ‘fossil fuels’) is the world’s largest cause of pollution, emitting greenhouse gases, climate change and danger to the environment. In addition, these resources are finite, and are not readily available everywhere in the world.

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Fujifilm Introduced its Core Inkjet Technology at FESPA 2017

During the last FESPA expo, Fujifilm showcased a preview of a unique new modular flatbed production system using their Inkjet technology.

The preview gave a glimpse of the future by showing a brand new platform that sparked the interest of print service providers.

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New UV LED Lacquers On The Market

WEILBURGER Graphics GmbH recently released six new lacquers for the use of LED-based drying systems for the offset and flexo printing. They offer two UV-LED lacquers for regular coating units, two UV-LED inking unit lacquers, and two UV-LED-based structure gloss hybrid lacquer systems.

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Late-Stage Printing Technology Trends For Packaging

An interesting Q&A session that took place at PACK EXPO this week reveals some noticeable future trends regarding late-stage printing, labeling, stamping and packaging. The recent advances in late-stage printing use inline digital laser technology that takes packaging and shipping to a whole new level.

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Konica Minolta and Canon are the Big Winners of 2017 BLI PRO Awards

A few weeks ago, Buyers Laboratory LLC (BLI) announced its annual PRO awards, acknowledging the best-in-class devices in BLI’s production field tests.

BLI is the leading independent authority in the document imaging industry, and their field tests and production tests rate performance on several fields, including printing and media.

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Web to Print – New updated versions

B2CPrint have released new version to its HTML print products online editor.

The new version will have multiple page editor which will allow designing more than 1 page on the same screen, moving back and forward between pages and online approval.

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