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Eminence Business Media

Tuesday, May 3, 2011

Daco Solutions appoints Printers Supply Co. as agent for Indian sub-continent

Daco Solutions recently appointed Printers Supply Co. as agent for Indian sub-continent Daco Solutions, a leading British manufacturer of innovative slitter re-winder machinery, inspection re-winders, rotary die cutting solutions and converting equipment to the narrow web, label printing and converting industry, are pleased to appoint Printers Supply Co. as their agents to serve their growing customer base in the Indian sub-continent.

As a leading global manufacturer of narrow web converting equipment, Daco have long been associated with high quality and unquestioned reliability.  Daco Solutions has become known throughout the industry for their rugged durability, state of the art converting capabilities, and modular features that allow clients to reconfigure the machine as their business requirements diversify.

The equipment is simple where simplicity is sufficient, yet complex and technically innovative where additional control and capability is needed. Daco’s technological capabilities are current with where our industry is going not where it has been.
Daco’s  range of high quality slitter re-winder machinery and rotary die cutting equipment includes entry level machinery and high speed high volume equipment,  including high speed re-register rotary die cutters for digital print finishing and the unique Daco Combi turret rewinder.

Daco Solutions takes pride in building bespoke slitting and rewinding machinery, die cutting and converting equipment for specific customer applications when the standard range of equipment is not suitable. Daco have their own in house design team, project managers, machine shop, electronic technicians, assembly and installation teams.

Printers Supply Company are a leading part of the Indian print industry since 1948 and  are now increasingly involved with the narrow web industry after their recent appointment as distributors for Edale narrow web flexo presses and  DuPont photopolymer plates, with a young and energetic team of support engineers.

Dotrix digital inkjet press offers best of both worlds: flexibility of flexo presses with advantages of digital printing.

Agfa Graphics will debut its most advanced packaging technologies at Interpack 2011 in Düsseldorf, Germany, 12-18 May (Hall 13 Stand A82). Agfa Graphics' offerings include the :Dotrix digital inkjet press—a system that was built in cooperation with flexo-press manufacturer Edale—giving packaging producers the ease and flexibility of a flexo press with the quality and productivity advantages of a digital inkjet press. Agfa is also displaying its :Agora Ink technology. These new generation UV inkjet inks were developed specifically for the newest Kyocera KJ4A high speed heads and can print at extreme speeds on any substrate with no compromise in quality.

:Dotrix Modular Digital Press
The :Dotrix Modular is the only digital inkjet press built specifically for industrial applications. It was developed to provide packaging print service providers with a solution for short and medium runs where high quality and high productivity are a must. Because the :Dotrix Modular uses the dimensions and coil width of a medium web press chassis, it can be quickly and easily integrated with all the commonly available units for varnishing, slitting, kiss die-cutting and sheeting. It is easily configured with any combination of tooling units, cold foiling, lamination, etc. The heart of the system is the single pass inkjet colour engine (SPICE) which houses a high-speed and high-quality UV inkjet system. The inks are low migration, low odour and come in either the standard CMYK 4-colour set, or in a 6-colour configuration with the addition of orange and violet inks for a greater colour gamut.

The :Dotrix is fast, turning out over 1200m² per hour at full speed. Several jobs can be run, one after the other, without ever stopping the press unless a new coil of substrate is needed.

:Agora UV Inks
:Agora inks are UV cured giving users low odour, solvent-free inks that can be applied in one pass. They are highly sensitive so they are cured instantly and therefore can be used on the widest array of printing substrates: from foils and laminates, coated paper, PET, industrial film, PVC, PE, PP, BOPP, folding carton to very heavy stocks. :Agora inks have good jet-ability and accurate dot placement, they have been designed for perfect compatibility with the popular Kyocera KJ4A print heads at speeds of up to 100m/min. :Agora UV inks have rich vivid colours that other printing processes simply cannot match. They are extremely tough - the most durable of inks, resistant to scuffs and scratches, making them the ideal choice for packaging applications—especially those that require complex converting processes. :Agora inks are the only UV inks that are curable by LED light at all available wavelengths and come with a 12-month shelf life from the date of manufacture. The ink pigments have been carefully selected to have good balance for outdoor light fastness with a huge colour gamut.

All Printing Resources Named Color-Logic Dealer for Flexographic Market

All Printing Resources has been named a Color-Logic dealer for the flexographic market. Announcing the appointment, Color-Logic Director of Sales and Marketing Mark Geeves commented: “All Printing Resources is a highly regarded supplier to the flexographic printing market, providing equipment, consumables, software and consulting services to label printers and converters across a broad portion of the United States. Their expertise and knowledge of flexography make them a logical choice to distribute the Color-Logic Process Metallic Color System, which is finding broad application in pressure sensitive labels and packaging.”

David Nieman, All Printing Resources President and CEO, has this to say about the appointment: “All Printing Resources is pleased to represent Color-Logic—one of the most innovative and productive products to enter the flexographic market space in the last few years. We are already finding exceptional interest in the Color-Logic software and metallic ink. We look forward to a long and mutually productive relationship.

All Printing Resources offers the flexographic marketplace a complete range of solution-oriented products from proven and respected industry manufacturers. Cost reductions and time savings are key elements of the All Printing Resources offerings, which are based on dependable service and unsurpassed technical support from a team of flexographic industry professionals.

Color-Logic develops color communication systems and software tool sets for a variety of special effect printing applications. Color-Logic provides brand owners, product managers, corporations, and their advertising agencies the ability to differentiate themselves and their clients with a simple print production process that yields dramatic results. Color-Logic special effects utilize the existing workflows of printers and designers, yielding dynamic results without the use of special equipment. Color-Logic supports the value of print and works with designers and printers to enhance their printed media.