From February 15th on Adelbert Schoonman has joined DG press in the role of Senior Engineer for Innovation and Development.
In this role Adelbert Schoonman will be dedicated to various tasks regarding technology and application development. In addition, he will be supporting DG press’ sales and services teams.
Update on how DG press deals with the coronavirus
Globally, the coronavirus (COVID-19) has a strong influence on our daily lives. The safety of our employees is extremely important to us and therefore we have taken the necessary precautions.
Cleaning the touchscreen of the Thallo web offset press
In these turbulent times because of the coronavirus (COVID-19), extra attention is being paid to hygiene in order to prevent the spread of viruses and bacteria. To be able to clean the operating screen of the Thallo web offset press properly, a modification has been made in the software.
Precautions regarding the Coronavirus
Following the advice of the Dutch government, DG press has taken a number of precautionary measures to prevent the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19).
New high tech web offset press to the Portuguese security printing company INCM
At the end of November last year, DG press successfully delivered and installed a brand new Vision web offset press to the Portuguese security printing specialist, Imprensa Nacional – Casa da Moeda (INCM) in Lisbon.
Five-year 8.5 per cent loan out via the NPEX stock exchange
Today, the NPEX announced the new DG press bond issue. Due to a successful earlier issue, we now intend to issue up to 1,500 new bonds.
Market study on sustainable packaging by Windesheim Business Faculty
On Friday 14th February, a group of 46 international students from the Windesheim Business Faculty visited the DG press factory for their briefing in their practical marketing assignment. The assignment is to develop a plan in the field of sustainable packaging.
Environmentally friendly transport for field service engineers
DG press starts 2020 with a conscious choice for environmentally friendly transport for its field service engineers. In the coming years, our six technicians will travel with an eco-friendly Toyota Corolla.
Alkor – sustainable printing
Sustainability has been an important concern for printers and converters for years and will have a huge impact on printing in the near future. The packaging requirements are constantly changing due to stricter marketing regulations for food safety and environmentally friendly production. Printing on bio based and eco-friendly materials and less waste during production are also challenges that printers and converters have to deal with.
Share transfer DG press
Very recently, directors Peter Kloppers and Remko Koolbergen agreed that Remko Koolbergen takes over the 50% interest of Peter Kloppers. With this, the shares remain within the current management and the continuity of DG press is guaranteed. The current course will be continued with a maximum response to the needs of the market.
Impressions of the Thallo Discovery Day
This week we were honoured to welcome nearly 100 guests for a demonstration of the Thallo hybrid web offset press at the Contiweb HQ in Boxmeer, The Netherlands. Hosted by Contiweb´ CEO Rutger Jansen, we were delighted with the level of interest in a system that meets the demands of shorter runs and faster time-to-market, whilst maintaining healthy margins. Remko Koolbergen, Director and Co-owner of DG press, led a live demonstration showcasing sleeve preparation, speed of job changeovers and the quality of offset printed materials.
Refurbished and reconfigured VSOP520 for All4Labels Erfurt
DG Press is happy to help its customers when they decide to sell their machine. Thanks to frequent contact with our extensive customer base, we are able to find potential buyers for the machine. In addition, we can help with the relocation and, if necessary, with refurbishing the machine or adjusting the machine configuration.
Thallo Discovery Day
On October 15th, DG press and Contiweb organize the Thallo Discovery Day in Boxmeer, The Netherlands. On this one-day event we will uncover the advantages of offset printing technology. You will be able to see the Contiweb Thallo hybrid web offset press live in action, talk to experts and take a look behind the scenes at Contiweb.
Successful Open House for Security Printing
On the hottest day ever in the Netherlands, we organized our Open House for Security Print. During this day we gave our visitors a demonstration of the newest Vision hybrid web offset press. This machine will be transported to Portugal at the end of August to be installed at the state printing company INCM in Lisbon.
Alpha Ink & Printing Material Trading new agent for DG press
DG press is proud to announce that Alpha Ink & Printing Material Trading from Dubai (UAE) will be their agent for United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain, Kuwait, Qatar and Oman.
Presentation of latest developments in hybrid web offset printing at Labelexpo Europe
From 24 – 27 September we will exhibit at the Labelexpo Europe 2019 fair at Brussels Expo, Belgium. With our web offset presses, we provide label and flexible packaing printers the printing solution to meet their customers demands.
At the Labelexpo we present the latest developments in hybrid web offset printing. The latest version of the Vision machine is full of modern technology to meet all print industry demands. The modular design makes it suitable for a wide variety of products.
Demonstration of Vision web offset press for security printing during Open House
On Thursday the 25th of July we open our doors to demonstrate our latest Vision web offset press. This press will be installed at the Portugese security printing company INCM in September of this year.
DG press shows latest developments for security printers on Security Document World
From 11 – 13 June DG press will exhibit at the Security Document World (SDW) 2019 fair in ExCeL, London. The SDW is the industry-leading exhibition and conference for security document professionals. It’s the key meeting place for government and industry, suppliers and buyers and all those involved in secure ID credentials and government-identity solutions.
Offset printing: a good choice for flexible packages
Recently the Dutch magazine PRINTmatters published an article in relation to the discussion about the report “European Printed Packaging Trends” by Smithers Pira during the “Shaping the future of Print” packaging conference on 21 February in Brussels. One of the main conclusions in the report is that, in the market for printed packaging, the dominant flexography technique loses a market share of 4.5% until 2022, while rotogravure loses 8%. Digital printing grows to 5% market share in 2022, while offset printing remains stable.
imPRESSions Worldwide, Inc. new agent for North America
We are proud to announce that imPRESSions Worldwide, Inc. will be our agent for North America. The company offers the largest inventory of second-hand single-wide newspaper and commercial presses and auxiliary equipment. imPRESSions Worldwide is fully staffed and has over 1500 precisely executed Press projects.
Visit DG press at the IST UV Days 2019
From 13 to 16 May 2019, IST Metz organizes the UV Days 2019. This world’s largest in-house exhibition for optical systems will take place for the ninth time. During these days you will discover your possibilities with the versatile UV, LED and excimer technology. Under the motto “Tradition meets modernity”, organiser and world market leader IST Metz will once again welcome more than 40 renowned exhibitors and industry partners to its headquarters in Nürtingen near Stuttgart in southern Germany.
100th web offset press with variable sleeve technology
At the end of last year, we installed a new Thallo web offset press in Latin America. With the installation of this machine, the milestone of 100 web offset machines with variable sleeve technology was achieved.
New high tech Vision web offset press to INCM
DG press is preparing to deliver a brand new Vision® web offset press to the Portuguese security printing specialist, Imprensa Nacional – Casa da Moeda (INCM) in Lisbon in September of this year.
INCM is the oldest manufacturing establishment in Portugal and has a long history in the manufacturing of the Portuguese currency. The company also prints a large range of security products; e.g. identification documents, bank cards, values, diplomas and certificates.
Installation of Vision web offset press at GWP South Africa started
Last week the installation of the 43 meter Vision web offset press for the Government Print Works (GPW) in Pretoria, South Africa started.
Safe and ergenomical working conditions with the Pro Arm system
Working safely and ergonomically is an important agenda item within the graphic industry. Employers are obliged to create optimum working conditions for their employees. DG press thinks along with our customers and has designed the Pro Arm system that guarantees ergonomic and safe working conditions for the operators. With the Pro Arm system, the manually lifting of the sleeves is reduced to a zero lifting and efficient change of the print formats is ensured.
Acceptance test GPW successful
This week the factory acceptance test for the Vision web offset press for the Government Printing Works (GPW) from Pretoria, South Africa took place at our production hall. Miss Moyo and Mr. Ngubane from GPW tested the machine thoroughly and our Vision machine has passed the test without any problems!
DG press prepares to deliver a new high tech web offset press to the GPW in South Africa
This new Vision web offset press will enable the GPW to increase their production capacity and improve its service to customers significantly, whilst offering new levels of productivity and efficiency to a fast-growing and expanding print operation at the GPW’s newly completed production facility in Pretoria.
Impression Open House -Vision
On September 4 and 5 the Open House for the latest Vision web offset press took place. DG press looks back at two succesful days.
Click the “Read More” button below for a small impression of these days.