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HP news at Dscoop

Mar 1, 2010 12:00 AM,

HP SmartStream Production Analyzer records a wide range of digital press data including impressions printed, types of jobs, press uptime and number of paper jams. It's intended for customers that use more than one HP Indigo press. Customers that have larger, multisite operations can easily identify productivity issues with specific plants and shifts. HP ElectroInk White for the HP Indigo 5000 and

Dscoop on Twitter

Mar 1, 2010 12:00 AM,

The mood here in Dallas can only be described as positively exuberant: 1,700 like-minded people are seeing huge opportunities. Peter Lancaster (print20), W2P consultant Excellent Dscoop conference and tradeshow. Photobooks and Web to print pretty much ruled the showcase. Roger Buck (www.emergingsolutionsnow.com) Out of all label press manufacturers HP was No. 1 in 2009 with a 21% market share. Peter

Digital print rodeo

Mar 1, 2010 12:00 AM, By Katherine O'Brien

More than 1,800 HP Indigo owners and users gathered at Dscoop5, the 2010 Dscoop Annual Conference held February 18-20 at the Gaylord Texan Hotel & Convention Center in Dallas. A Solutions Showcase was on par with some trade shows: 90 vendors highlighted products and services encompassing publishing, direct marketing, signage, photo, commercial print, and label and packaging products and services.

Picture this: new presses target photo market

Mar 1, 2010 12:00 AM,

HP introduced two digital presses: HP Indigo WS6000p for professional portrait output; and the enhanced HP Indigo W7200 for high-volume printing of photo specialty products, including photo books. Expected to be available in July, the HP Indigo WS6000p is positioned to replace silver-halide output solutions. The roll-to-roll press includes inline lamination. Light cyan and light magenta inks offer

Inkjet Ipex

Mar 1, 2010 12:00 AM, By Katherine O'Brien

Held every four years in Birmingham, England, Ipex (www.ipex.org) is the world's largest English language print trade show. This year's event will take place May 18 to 25. The 2006 event attracted more than 100,000 attendees from 159 countries. The show is spread out among 11 halls, with 580 exhibitors representing global manufacturers from 38 countries. AMERICAN PRINTER joined more than 75 international

The jet set

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

Faster than a speeding toner particle, more versatile than big iron, able to convert complex variable data in a scalable RIP high-speed inkjet presses are generating a lot of buzz. Indeed, almost half of the respondents to our December 2009 Web Offset Survey believe high-speed inkjet presses are a threat to web offset volume. Inkjet webs can produce custom, variable publications including newspapers.

Upping the ante

Mar 1, 2010 12:00 AM, By John Parsons

The production inkjet field is getting interesting. Kodak has begun briefing the press and analysts on its new Prosper Press line, first introduced at drupa as the Stream Concept Press. (See Kodak showcases stream inkjet technology at http://americanprinter.com/news/syndicate.) The company is planning a public launch at Ipex in May. (Consolidated Graphics, or CGX, officially signed the first contract

Digital book for Dubai Trump tower wins Mohawk i-Tonies award

Feb 25, 2010 12:00 AM,

"Driven by Design," the Trump Intl. Hotel & Tower Dubai proposal book designed by Seventh Art Inc., was named the grand prize winner of the second annual Mohawk i-Tonies digital print competition

Kodak renews, expands Ricoh sales relationship

Feb 25, 2010 12:00 AM,

Kodak and Ricoh Americas Corp. have signed a multiyear renewal of an expanded reseller agreement for Kodak NexPress digital production color presses and Kodak Digimaster systems. Ricoh and IKON Office Solutions

RR Donnelley to acquire Bowne

Feb 24, 2010 12:00 AM,

R.R. Donnelley & Sons Co. (Chicago) and Bowne & Co. Inc. (New York) jointly announced today that they have signed a definitive agreement pursuant to which RR Donnelley will acquire Bowne & Co. Inc., a provider of shareholder and marketing communications services.

HP wins DIMA awards

Feb 23, 2010 12:00 AM,

HP Indigo digital presses and retail publishing solutions received five Digital Imaging Marketing Assn. (DIMA) honors at PMA 2010, including two DIMA "Printer Shoot-Out” awards and three DIMA "Innovative Digital Product" awards

New technologies, opportunities at On Demand 2010

Feb 23, 2010 12:00 AM,

On Demand Conference & Exposition announces new details about the 2010 show, taking place April 20-22 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center (Philadelphia)

Messe Dusseldorf announces new fair for publishing, printing industry

Feb 19, 2010 12:00 AM,

The premiere staging of digi:media 2011, the trade fair for commercial publishing & digital printing, will take place from April 7-9, 2011 at the fairgrounds in Düsseldorf, Germany

HP Indigo boosts quality, value of photo printing

Feb 18, 2010 12:00 AM,

HP (Palo Alto, CA) introduces two digital press solutions with capabilities that improve photo printing quality and color consistency

Dscoop announces sold-out annual conference

Feb 16, 2010 12:00 AM,

Dscoop announces Dscoop5 has sold out. Taking place Feb. 18-20, 2010, in Dallas, TX, the fifth annual Dscoop conference has exceeded the organization's attendance goals

Kodak sponsors upcoming Graphic Users conference

Feb 16, 2010 12:00 AM,

Celebrating the 15th anniversary of the Graphic Users Association (GUA) North American Conference, the 2010 GUA conference theme is "U never stop growing your knowledge, your business, your network, your career"

Oce shareholders approve Canon's acquisition bid

Feb 16, 2010 12:00 AM,

Océ has released the results of a shareholder meeting on the published offer by Canon Inc., via Canon Finance Netherlands B.V., for the shares of Océ N.V. made January 28, 2010

Oce, Konica Minolta to end strategic alliance

Feb 16, 2010 12:00 AM,

Océ N.V. (Venlo, The Netherlands) and Konica Minolta Holdings Inc. (Tokyo) have reviewed their existing strategic alliance in light of the public offer made by Canon Inc

Xeikon helps raise funds for cancer care, research

Feb 9, 2010 12:00 AM,

Xeikon, a division of Punch Graphix based in Itasca, IL, joins the Jimmy Fund, a leading supporter of the fight against cancer in children and adults at Boston's Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Xerox previews IPEX 2010 introductions

Feb 8, 2010 12:00 AM,

Today at the IPEX Media Summit, Xerox Corp. demonstrated its leadership in the global digital production print market by announcing several new deals with customers using Xerox technology and services to boost their bottom lines