Interview with Prof Johannes Schilp, Professor at the University of Augsburg

“Print 4.0 process chains should be based on interoperability”

Prof Johannes Schilp is head of the Manufacturing Informatics Department of the University of Augsburg and senior hjead of the Processing Technology Department of the Fraunhofer Research Institution for Casting, Composite and Processing Technology (IGCV) (Source: VDMA)
GERMANY • As Head of the Manufacturing Informatics Department of the University of Augsburg and Senior Head of the Processing Technology Department of the Fraunhofer Research Institution for Casting, Composite and Processing Technology (IGCV), Prof Johannes Schilp is intensively involved in the Industrie 4.0 process worlds. In this interview, he talks about the status of Print 4.0,…

An interview with Claus Bolza-Schünemann, chairman of the board for the Koenig & Bauer group

200 year of Koenig & Bauer – On the road to Industry 4.0

Koenig & Bauer AG,Wuerzburg
In the spring of 2017, Claus Bolza-Schünemann presented the best business results of the whole 200 years of the company’s history.
Many times during its 200 years history, Koenig & Bauer AG adjusted to market changes by introducing new products and services. Growing markets like package printing, digital printing and the printing of functional parts for the industry now accounts for the bulk of the business, which only a decade ago was dominated by the construction…

Intelligent Printing and other cutting-edge technology in focus

All in Print China 2018 – on course for growth

All in Print 2016 drew thousands of visitors from all over the world
After going through the Internet bubble and its subsequent burst followed by the economic crisis of 2008, countries around the world have once again begun to realize the importance of manufacturing. Today, the so-called Fourth Industrial Revolution, based largely on the Internet of Things (IoT), is creating global development and transformational opportunities. Moreover, going forward,…

Flint – receives Expanded Gamut Printing partnership certificate from Marvaco

Kai Lankinen, Chairman of Marvaco congratulates Joelle Bédat, Business Development Manager OEM for receiving the EGP partnership certificate on behalf of Flint Group (Source: Marvaco)
GERMANY • The certificate recognises the company’s capability of delivering tools for successful implementation of Expanded Gamut Printing (EGP) processes. Flint Group supplies package printers with inks, coatings, and photopolymer plate raw materials to support the EGP process. The first Full HD EGP project between Flint Group and Marvaco was initiated 2015 and resulted an ultra-high-quality…

W&H – Over 1000 installations of the Turboclean Advanced E

W&H claims Turboclean is able to optimize the inking unit and allow the ink to be changed more quickly (Source, W&H)
GERMANY • With over 1,000 systems already integrated into central cylinder machines worldwide, W&H has recently upgraded and supplemented the Turboclean Advanced with a new variant, the E, which features low-maintenance electric pumps. Around 50 units have already been sold since the Drupa 2016, which the company claims is further proof of the high interest in…