Author: damam kayr

The 24th edition of the Fair concludes successfully with record sales and visitors. New Delhi World Book Fair 2016 has concluded successfully with record number of people visiting the fair and publishers achieving record sales. It has also ended on a positive note that the love for books remains undiminished and the books are here to stay, be it in the form of printed books or ebooks. As compared to last few years, the number of people visiting the book fair has increased. This year over eleven lakh booklovers visited the Fair. The record number of people visiting the fair…

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Lake Image Systems, exhibiting at the drupa 2016 trade fair on stand #11B42 will be presenting a full suite of integrated, tailored solutions to help customers in all segments of the graphic communications market, to produce error-free printing, automate inspection requirements and reduce waste to drive profitable growth. Lake Image Systems will feature its latest portfolio of powerful solutions for Document producers, Label printers and Packaging converters to automate variable data integrity and print quality inspection requirements. Four industry applications zones will be demonstrated at the show. These include: Digital Packaging: With variable data, digitally printed on packaging is on…

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Best selling author Frans Johansson and other thought leaders to deliver keynotes during drupa 2016 Four months prior to the start of the trade show on 31st May, the programme for drupa cube, the conference and event location at drupa 2016, is now largely set. The primary partner for development and delivery of innovative content for drupa cube 2016 is international innovation firm The Medici Group and its founder and CEO Frans Johansson. Johansson caused somewhat of a furore with his 2004 book “The Medici Effect,” and since then has been the go-to expert for the concepts of thinking and…

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A comprehensive colour management training program with its renowned colour scientists; a complete agenda of topics at Tübingen, Germany headquarters; and package of transportation, hotel, dining and entertainment This year, guests can take the opportunity to come for drupa, and stay for more. GMG, the leading developer and supplier of high-end colour management and workflow software solutions, announces that its global colour management experts will be conducting a complete, hands-on colour management training event, GMG Academy, concurrent with drupa, from June 9-11 at its headquarters in Tübingen, Germany. The event lets those interested in colour management combine two educational opportunities:…

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Flint Group, India participated in the Technical Workshop organized by Label Manufacturers Association of India (LMAI) to create awareness for label converters and the industry at Chelmsford Club, New Delhi. Technical Workshop was mainly based on Narrow-web ink chemistry, Developments in LED curing systems, wealth management and creating value in label printing. Shailesh Sharma, Senior Technical Manager, Flint Group, India presented on Narrow Web Inks and discussed in detail about UV & Water Based ink components and factors responsible for their complete curing and importance of UV Light Intensity (for complete curing) and importance of pH in water based inks.…

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Flint Group has announced the acquisition of Advanced Color Systems (ACS), USA. ACS manufactures and distributes water-based inks in North America and also exports to some countries outside of North America. With this acquisition, Flint Group strengthens its position and support to the Paper & Board markets in North America. “Flint Group is very pleased with this new partnership and the opportunities it presents to expand in the North American Paper & Board packaging market,” said Antoine Fady, CEO, Flint Group. He continued, “Tim Becker, Reed Fowler, and the team at ACS have built a customer focused and responsive organisation…

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Finnish Funding Agency for Technology and Innovation, Tekes is funding so far the biggest joint project on optical measurement in Finland. The research parties are Valmet Automation, VTT and Tampere University of Technology with several small and medium size companies. The Terävä project parties are motivated by the potential new business areas especially around quality controlling for web-like products as well as within medical, food, packaging and electronics industries. The expectations Tekes have for their nearly 3M€ funding lie in the estimated 125 M€ combined revenue growth after the commercialization of the product development. The biggest research company in the…

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The management philosophy and realization of customer Kando will be Komori’s goal in the New Year. The global economy is still on a course of low growth. The U.S. economy is maintaining an underlying recovery trend based on strong personal consumption, and European countries are showing signs of a turnaround. Supported by the economic recovery in Europe and the U.S., Japan is forecast to have a modest recovery. However, in China, which is aiming for a ‘new normal,’ the slowing trend seems very likely to continue. In the printing industry, brisk investment in plant and equipment has been moved forward…

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In a recent industry development, Insight Communications has merged Media Infotech’s operations within its folds. With the merger, Insight Communications will sell HP graphic art equipment in Andhra Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Delhi NCR, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan, Telangana, Tamil Nadu and Uttar Pradesh. Sunil Thakeria of Media Infotech joins Insight as associate director. Insight representing leading brands including Kodak, HP, Komori and Mimaki etc. Ajay Aggrawal is the MD and CEO of Insight Communications. At Media Expo 2016 held at Mumbai, Insight Communications represented Japanese wide-format major, Mimaki. Insight presented Mimaki’s TS300P-1800 and SIJ-320UV at the show. It was promoting…

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Henkel has announced that CEO Kasper Rorsted, who has decided not to renew his current contract beyond 2017, will leave the company at his own request as of April 30, 2016. He served on the Henkel Management Board for 11 years, thereof 8 years as CEO. Effective May 1, 2016, Hans Van Bylen has been appointed as his successor. “Hans Van Bylen is an excellent choice as he has long-standing, international experience in managing brands and markets as well as a Management Board member at Henkel,” said Dr. Simone Bagel-Trah, Chairwoman of the Supervisory Board and the Shareholders’ Committee. The…

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