Graphic Display World

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As we all become more aware of our impact on the world around us there are sacrifices that must be made along the way - but glitter no longer needs to be one of them.

Drytac has added two new products to its extensive range, meeting demand for eco-friendlier PVC-free options. Now available globally, Drytac Polar PET 170 and Drytac SpotOn SynTac are both scuff- and slip-resistant.

A major Roland DG study of more than 340 digital print companies in the UK conducted in November 2020 has revealed that despite the ongoing global COVID-19 pandemic, the industry is currently cautiously optimistic about its future.

Based in Göttingen, central Germany, Hubert&Co is a book printing firm with a heritage dating back more than a century. Offering a complete range of services, from short to long run; from monochromatic print to full colour, and a range of different binding options, the company invested in a Fujifilm Jet Press 750S in February 2020. This was its first ever investment in Fujifilm inkjet technology.

With the new UVprint PP easy dot® matt customers benefit from a polypropylene film with a very homogeneous surface. The more rigid PP polymer enables using ten percent less material, thus reducing waste. Besides being an eco-friendlier choice, Neschen’s portfolio addition has virtually no shrinkage. The special feature of Neschen‘s easy dot® films is their extremely easy handling.

Today, Looking Glass Factory, the leaders in holographic light field display technology, announced that it has reached its Kickstarter goal to complete the development of the world’s first personal holographic display: Looking Glass Portrait. This 1.3 lb (660g), portrait-oriented system is not only the world’s most advanced holographic display, but it is also the most affordable and easy-to-use, making it ideal for anyone who wants to view, create, and experience true-to-life, 3D holographic images, video, and applications right on their own desk.

Global education resource for the label and package printing industry, the Label Academy, has published a new book covering the self-adhesive labels market, targeted at converters and brand owners looking for an in-depth understanding of the technologies and end use requirements in this dynamic market sector.

Following close consultation with exhibitors and partners, the 2021 edition of drupa, the world’s leading trade fair for Printing Technologies, will be cancelled due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The next event will take place as scheduled from 28 May to 7 June 2024. To maintain the momentum until then, the organisers will be holding a four-day digital event titled ‘virtual.drupa’, to take place from 20 to 23 April 2021 during the time frame drupa was originally scheduled for.

In order to modernize its graphics capabilities by using more-efficient equipment and to ensure the highest level of competitiveness, the Peruvian packaging business Trupal recently purchased the EFI™ Nozomi C18000 Plus, an industrial digital corrugated printer delivering high-volume, single-pass direct-to-board inkjet printing, from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. The versatility, high-quality graphics and speed provided by this technology will give Trupal the ability to streamline its production of corrugated outer packaging for fresh fruit exports.

At Lecta, we are reaffirming our commitment to sustainability by moving towards developing innovative solutions that contribute to reducing our environmental impact and encouraging the circular economy.

Looking Glass Factory, the leaders in holographic light field display technology, announced the world’s first personal holographic display: Looking Glass Portrait. This 1.3 lb (660g), portrait-oriented system is not only the world’s most advanced holographic display, but it is also the most affordable and easy-to-use, making it ideal for anyone who wants to view, create, and experience true-to-life, 3D holographic images, video and applications right on their desk. Day 1 and 2 special pricing is $199 on their Kickstarter page.

DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and materials, is launching sustainable, plant-based Decovery® resins for the packaging industry. Starting with the Decovery® SP-6400XP, with others to follow, this announcement paves the way for packaging producers to reduce their carbon footprint.

UK-headquartered sportswear retailer JD Sports has reopened the doors of its Nancy Houdemont store in North East France following an extensive refurbishment project, which included the acquisition and upgrade of an adjacent unit.

Minuteman Press in Lancaster, California continues to grow its sales by adapting their products and services and continuing to serve their clients as an essential business. High demand products include direct mail, wide format printing, banners and signage for social distancing, and custom branded apparel (shirts and face masks).

PRINTING United Alliance today announced that Michael Makin, who was serving as EVP since the merger of SGIA and Printing Industries of America (PIA), will depart on January 1 after a successful transition of the combined organizations. On May 1, SGIA and PIA officially merged to become the largest, most comprehensive printing and graphic arts association in the country. As former president and CEO of PIA, Makin was instrumental in the unification.

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