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Processless goes mainstream with Fujifilm’s new Superia ZE processless plate

Release date: 19.09.2019 | images: 1

Patented new Fujifilm coating technology delivers the ultimate combination of flexibility, performance and price in a plate that is also set to play a key role in Fujifilm’s recently launched Platesense programme

Long the holy grail of plate production, processless technology has remained largely inaccessible to many printers for a variety of reasons. Latent image visibility has been an issue, as has run length, while there have also been concerns among some printers about the development of plates on-press. Cost has often proven to be a further […]

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Emmerson Press enhances Fujifilm partnership with Jet Press 750S and Platesense investments  

Release date: 18.09.2019 | images: 2

The first UK printer to invest in the Jet Press 720S back in 2016 has now upgraded to Fujifilm’s third generation Jet Press 750S model. At the same time, the West Midlands company has also become one of the earliest investors in Fujifilm’s revolutionary Platesense programme, further enhancing both the offset and digital strands of […]

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Fujifilm to use IFRA World Publishing Expo 2019 to introduce new strategy for its newspaper business

Release date: 16.09.2019 | images: 1

Fujifilm set to unveil a strategy to maximise efficiencies and minimise costs by launching its established Platesense programme and processless plate technologies to the newspaper market, alongside its leading violet systems and Elara workflow.

Fujifilm’s comprehensive Platesense solution and thermal processless plates are already improving productivity and providing enormous time and cost savings to commercial printers all over Europe. At IFRA World Publishing Expo 2019 (Stand E.03, Hall 21a 8 – 9 October, Berlin) Fujifilm invites newspaper printers to come and learn how these innovations can boost productivity, reduce […]

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Ashford Colour Press optimises production efficiency with Fujifilm’s PLATESENSE solution

Release date: 25.07.2019 | images: 3

Major UK book printer signs up to PLATESENSE on a four year agreement, also investing in Fujifilm’s XMF Workflow and two new plate processors.

Since 1980, Hampshire-based Ashford Colour Press has been providing printing and binding services to a diverse range of publishers, including large educational and academic brands like Pearson and Oxford University Press. In response to the rapidly changing book printing industry, Ashford is developing its Gosport facilities to further improve its services to customers. It has a new factory set-up, including a revamped pre-press department which, following a successful assessment in March 2019, now includes Fujifilm’s XMF Workflow Solution, two new ZAC processors, low chemistry Superia LH-PLE plates and Fujifilm’s flagship pre-press programme, PLATESENSE.

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New Fujifilm Jet Press 750S at Straub Druck & Medien AG is the company’s third Jet Press installation in five years

Release date: 16.07.2019 | images: 1

Looking to boost capacity to keep up with consistent year-on-year growth, one of the first companies to install a Jet Press 720S back in 2014 has now become one of the first to install Fujifilm’s third generation Jet Press 750S. It is now running all thre

Fujifilm today announces that reputable German commercial print company Straub Druck + Medien AG, based in Schramberg, installed a Jet Press 750S in May 2019 to meet growing business demands. A long-term Fujifilm customer, the company already owned two Jet Press 720S presses, making this the company’s third Fujifilm Jet Press installation. Straub Druck + Medien produces a range of high quality printed products, both long and short run, including brochures for luxury brands, short-run promotional packaging and calendars and mailings for regional, national and international customers. It also offers a wide variety of processing and finishing options for all applications.

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Fujifilm announces changes to its senior management team in its UK Graphic Systems Division

Release date: 02.07.2019 | images: 1

Chris Broadhurst, former General Manager of the Graphic Systems Division in the UK promoted to a senior European role as Head of Offset, with former National Sales Manager Andy Kent announced as his successor.

Fujifilm today announces a restructuring of its senior management team in its UK Graphics Systems business. At a time when offset printers are under greater pressure than ever from the combined challenges of rising aluminium prices, falling print runs and advancing digital print technology, continued innovation and creative thinking are essential. Innovations like Fujifilm’s PLATESENSE programme are examples of the sort of forward-thinking required to keep driving this sector forward. As the initiator of this programme, Chris Broadhurst, the former General Manager of the UK Graphic Systems Division, has been promoted to Head of Offset in the European Graphic Systems business to manage the company’s offset business and drive this kind of initiative forward on a European level. Broadhurst’s role will be based in Dusseldorf, and starts immediately.

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Fujifilm announces new XMF subscription model

Release date: 25.06.2019 | images: 2

Accessible new financing solution brings the benefits of Fujifilm’s industry-leading workflow software to a much broader range of print businesses, as an extension to the company’s PLATESENSE initiative.

Maximising efficiency through smooth workflow and automation is vital to any modern print business wanting to remain profitable and competitive, but the significant up-front cost of a new workflow system can be prohibitive for many companies, particularly smaller ones. Fujifilm has now addressed this problem head on by offering its comprehensive XMF Workflow solution as a subscription service rather than an up-front purchase. Forming part of the company’s new PLATESENSE initiative, but also available as a stand-alone subscription, it makes XMF accessible to a huge range of new customers who could not have considered it otherwise.

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Fujifilm unveils Uvijet OX: a new high performance ink set for the Inca Digital Onset X HS Series

Release date: 20.06.2019 | images: 1

Building on the success of Fujifilm’s highly successful multi-purpose OW ink range, the Uvijet OX ink will initially be available as a six colour CMYK Lc Lm set, and will enable the new Onset X HS to print on an extensive range of rigid plastic media at high speed with maximum adhesion, cure speed and quality; helping to open up new markets for this range of printers.

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Russian large format specialist invests in Fujifilm’s Acuity Ultra

Release date: 18.06.2019 | images: 1

Moscow-based We R.SIGNS, which confirmed its investment just prior to FESPA 2019, has become the second Russian company to invest in Fujifilm’s superwide format Acuity Ultra.

An expert in large format signage production and outdoor advertising, We R.SIGNS employs over 500 members of staff and is one of the largest companies servicing the outdoor and indoor print markets in Russia.

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Belgian wide format print business snaps up Fujifilm’s Acuity Ultra

Release date: 29.05.2019 | images: 1

Following a handshake confirmation of the sale at the Fujifilm stand during FESPA, HECHT is set to install an Acuity Ultra next month

A long-time Fujifilm plates customer, HECHT has now secured its first Fujifilm inkjet investment with its purchase of an Acuity Ultra. The machine will be installed in June 2019.

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Fujifilm’s Jet Press 750S scoops 2019 EDP award

Release date: 22.05.2019 | images: 1

EDP Awards Technical Committee cites superb sheet-to-sheet registration, quality, speed and reliability in selecting the Jet Press 750S as the winner in its category

At the prestigious EDP (European Digital Press) Association awards in Munich on Wednesday 15th May, Fujifilm’s Jet Press 750S was selected ahead of other competitors to be named digital press of the year in the “cut sheet colour B2(+)” category.