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Monthly Archives: May 2021

Koenig & Bauer increases prices

Koenig & Bauer has joined rival Germany press manufacturer Heidelberg in announcing a price rise because of increases in raw material costs. Like Heidelberg, K&B said it would make a “moderate price adjustment” across its entire portfolio.  K&B cited reduced availability of a raft of raw materials including “copper, plastics, additives, sheet [...]

By |2021-05-30T04:43:10-06:00May 30th, 2021|RSS News|0 Comments

De La Rue 'making good progress'

De La Rue has reported “a good year”, and a big improvement in profitability at its Currency wing, in the first full year of the radical turnaround plan instigated by CEO Clive Vacher. Announcing the group’s full year results today (26 May), Vacher said the turnaround initiative was “on track” and the [...]

By |2021-05-26T10:40:30-06:00May 26th, 2021|RSS News|0 Comments

Cox takes up new role at global print platform

Former Vpress managing director Tim Cox has joined a cloud software business that aims to “revolutionise” online print procurement and connected production. Cox left Vpress two months ago. He started his new role as business development director at Cloudprinter on Monday (17 May). Cloudprinter is headquartered in the Netherlands. It began life [...]

By |2021-05-18T22:39:07-06:00May 18th, 2021|RSS News|0 Comments

Digipress boosts online and large-format presence

Digipress has become the UK wing of online print platform HappyPrinting, and has boosted its wide-format offering with a Durst P5 350 large-format printer. The Didcot firm has become the exclusive UK franchise for Dutch print platform HappyPrinting, which has given the business an immediate online presence through its established web-to-print platform.  [...]

By |2021-05-15T04:36:27-06:00May 15th, 2021|RSS News|0 Comments

Agfa reports on Q1

Agfa has reported encouraging results for “most” of its activities in Q1 as cost reductions and price increases begin to bear fruit. The Q1 period is typically “seasonally weak” for the Belgium-headquartered manufacturer. Overall group sales were down 9% at €396m, while EBITDA fell by 36.3% to €15m.  At Offset Solutions, Agfa’s [...]

By |2021-05-11T10:34:44-06:00May 11th, 2021|RSS News|0 Comments

Cimpress and HP ink fresh deal

Cimpress – already HP Indigo's biggest customer worldwide – has agreed a new multi-year deal for a raft of new digital presses. The web-to-print and mass customisation giant will install an unspecified number of new presses over the next two years, described as “a fleet”, mainly the fifth-generation HP Indigo 100K B2 [...]

By |2021-05-07T16:33:37-06:00May 7th, 2021|RSS News|0 Comments