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Konica Minolta Graphic Imaging to sell offset plate business to Southern Lithoplate

Sep 20, 2010 12:00 AM,

Konica Minolta Graphic Imaging Inc. will sell its offset printing plate business, including subsidiary American Lithoplate Inc., to Southern Lithoplate Inc. The anticipated closing is scheduled for October 1, 2010. The decision to sell was based on the long term strategy of Konica Minolta Medical & Graphic, Inc.

Toray emphasizes waterless at Graph Expo 2010

Sep 8, 2010 12:00 AM,

Waterless offset printing plate supplier Toray Industries Inc. is reenergizing its marketing efforts in the North American market beginning at Graph Expo 2010, October 3-6 at McCormick Place in Chicago.

Prisco to show HP Scitex printers, eco-consumables at Graph Expo

Sep 7, 2010 12:00 AM,

The PriscoDigital division of Newark, NJ-based Printers’ Service, or Prisco, announces it will be the only vendor to conduct live demonstrations of the recently introduced HP Scitex FB500 and LX600 wide-format inkjet printers at Graph Expo 2010.

Screen to show newest digital technology at Graph Expo 2010

Aug 31, 2010 12:00 AM,

Rolling Meadows, IL-based Screen USA will highlight its newest and most popular digital printing and prepress technology at Graph Expo 2010.

MPM to debut processless DigiPlate at Graph Expo

Aug 27, 2010 12:00 AM,

Rye, NY-based Mitsubishi Imaging (MPM) Inc. will present its next generation of DigiPlate, the new Processless DigiPlate system, PDP-VL, at Graph Expo 2010.

Agfa Graphics closes Pitman Company acquisition

Aug 12, 2010 12:00 AM,

Mortsel, Belgium-based Agfa Graphics has successfully completed the acquisition of the assets of Totowa, NJ-based Harold M. Pitman Co., a leading supplier of prepress, industrial inkjet, pressroom and packaging printing products and systems in the United States.

PIA shares in-depth look at 2010 InterTech Award recipients

Aug 6, 2010 12:00 AM,

Pittsburgh, PA-based Printing Industries of America has released detailed information about the six technologies recently selected to receive a 2010 InterTech Technology Award

Pitman affirms customer commitment

Jul 8, 2010 12:00 AM,

Totowa, NJ-based Pitman Co., a leading supplier for the graphics communications industry for over 100 years, affirms its commitment to its customer base in response to Kodak's announcement about distribution realignment

Kodak expands relationship with xpedx, ends Pitman distributorship

Jul 8, 2010 12:00 AM,

Rochester, NY-based Eastman Kodak Co. has named xpedx as the company’s primary U.S. national authorized reseller for Kodak’s suite of commercial prepress products

Unisource, Heidelberg USA announce partnership

Jun 25, 2010 12:00 AM,

Kennesaw, GA-based Heidelberg USA Inc. and Norcross, GA-based Unisource Worldwide Inc. announce a partnership that combines Heidelberg's print media products, service and expertise with the paper and logistics knowledge of the Unisource organization

Global Graphics asks HighWater CTP to cease Torrent brand use

May 24, 2010 12:00 AM,

Harlequin RIP developer Global Graphics has, through its lawyers, called upon HighWater CTP Ltd. to immediately cease using the Torrent brand to create a false association between HighWater CTP’s Studio RIP and the Harlequin RIP

Fujifilm debuts new plates, runs inkjet press at Ipex

May 20, 2010 12:00 AM,

Fujifilm is launching two new plates at Ipex 2010, both in its low-chemistry family. The Brillia HD LH-PLE plate and the Brillia HD LH-NI3 plate are compatible with the company's FLH-Z

Fujifilm NA names Zimmerman VP, sales and marketing

May 12, 2010 12:00 AM,

Fujifilm North America Corp. has named Todd Zimmerman vice president of sales and marketing for the Graphic Systems Division

Agfa to Launch Faster :ThermoFuse Plate, :Amigo TS, at IPEX

Apr 28, 2010 12:00 AM,

Agfa Graphics (Mortsel, Belgium) announces the launch of the next generation of the popular :Amigo ThermoFuse™ plate

Agfa launches new thermal 8-up CTP system

Apr 13, 2010 12:00 AM,

Agfa Graphics (Mortsel, Belgium; Ridgefield Park, NJ) announces the availability of a more environmentally friendly and more productive version of the company’s :Avalon N8 thermal CTP system

Agfa launches 4-up violet chem-free CTP, updates :Apogee workflow

Apr 9, 2010 12:00 AM,

Agfa Graphics (Mortsel, Belgium; Ridgefield Park, NJ) announces the launch of a new 4-up violet chemistry-free CTP system designed to help small to midsize commercial printers eliminate plate production errors

CTP tweets

Apr 1, 2010 12:00 AM,

Want to follow us? Use the handy links at www.americanprinter.com. Xingraphics develops, manufactures, sells and services CTP plates. Learn more about its FIT eCO Primo processless plates, key partnerships and U.S. market approach. See www.xingraphics.com. Fujijfilm's Brillia HD PRO-T2 plate can eliminate chemistry for larger format printers without compromising quality or productivity. Also on display

Heidelberg expands Suprasetter line

Apr 1, 2010 12:00 AM, By Denise Kapel

At Ipex 2010, Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) will introduce the new Dual Top Loader for the Suprasetter A52/A75. It enables fully automated plate feed of two different plate sizes. Since October 2009, Heidelberg reports a higher plate throughput has resulted in a 58% increase in productivity on these CTP models. With the Auto Top Loader or new Dual Top Loader mounted directly on top of

Clean CTP

Apr 1, 2010 12:00 AM, By Denise Kapel

Lloyd and Donna Blank have changed everything since buying their Stuart, FL, print business from a franchise in 1992. In addition to upgrading the press fleet and prepress equipment, the 7-employee Print Headquarters team has taken on digital print production, design, mailing and ongoing efforts to improve their ecological footprint. Green is very important, and we've gone green in pretty much everything