Latest Print Industry News

Submit Your News
Africa Print Expo Durban
07 December 2017

Ricoh Introduces New Pro V20000 Series Continuous Feed Inkjet Platform

Ricoh Introduces New Pro V20000 Series Continuous Feed Inkjet Platform.
The new Ricoh Pro V20000 series continuous feed inkjet platform is compact, versatile and easy to use. The system features applications that include transactional print such as bills, statements and policy documents, as well as books, direct mail and pharmaceutical leaflets.

The system brings competitive mono and colour production to existing continuous feed and sheet fed printer users who want to consolidate output from multiple devices to a single machine. It can fit in almost any production environment since it has a footprint of just 4,3sqm.

Users with different volume requirements can benefit from the three versions being announced: the 75 metres per minute 600 x 600dpi mono Ricoh Pro V20000; the 150 metres per minute 600 x 600dpi mono Ricoh Pro V20100; and the 75 metres per minute 600 x 600dpi CMYK Ricoh Pro VC20000.

‘This platform will work with a variety of papers, including lightweight materials for the pharmaceutical industry,’ said Vaughan Patterson, product marketing operations manager for commercial and industrial print at Ricoh SA. ‘They are also optimised to work seamlessly with inline finishing equipment where it’s important to be able to change speeds to match the capabilities of each device to get the most benefit for production and minimise paper waste.’

This system complements Ricoh’s existing Pro VC40000 and Pro VC60000 continuous feed inkjet printers. The three systems now offer an upgrade path for existing toner-based operations and the improved operational efficiency, faster running speeds and lower operating costs, which often make it possible to replace several aging toner machines with a single inkjet device.

The device helps customers enter new markets. It enables intelligent and efficient book production in combination with Ricoh’s TotalFlow BatchBuilder software. It also provides a complete, secure pharmaceutical solution when combined with FusionPro and Ricoh Process Director.


Tel: +27117235000



FESPA Awards 2018


Mighty Print

11 December 2017 - There’s been heightened interest of late in the effectiveness of the printed word. It started with direct mail associations finding higher response rates to print than to electronic equivalen...

An Economic Downturn Survival Kit: How To Keep Your SME Afloat

11 December 2017 - With the rough storms of the economy we find ourselves in, it is time to get prepared. The key to surviving an economic downturn is preparation. If you don’t have a survival plan in place you...

Colordyne Technologies Announces Release Of 2800 Series Mini Laser Pro

11 December 2017 - The 2800 Series Mini Laser Pro provides end users, private brands and in-plant printers with on-demand digital label and tag production and in-line lamination and laser die cutting capabilities. Th...

Industry Interview: Sonja Groenewald

11 December 2017 - Africa Print Journal interviews Sonja Groenewald, CEO of Colourtech Printing, about going from an Accounting lecturer to heading a successful printing business that has operated for 26 years. ...

Sappi Acquisition Bolsters Capacity

11 December 2017 - Sappi Limited announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire the speciality paper business of Cham Paper Group Holding AG (CPG). The transaction includes the acquisition of the CPG Carmi...

Ricoh Showcases Solutions To Global Audience

11 December 2017 - Senior executives from commercial, transactional, direct mail and book printers from across Europe and beyond recently had the opportunity to see how the Ricoh inkjet portfolio can open new worlds of ...

Neenah Announces New Colour Additions To Touche Papers

07 December 2017 - Neenah has refreshed the Touche Papers palette with the addition of three new colours and a 91 Bright White. The complete Touche lineup now includes 10 sensuous colours and three whites. New colou...

Kompac Partners With Xeikon

07 December 2017 - Kompac has announced its partnership with Xeikon. The Kompac team was was invited to speak at Xeikon Cafe with both Xeikon owners and those considering acquiring a Xeikon press, about UV/aqueous coati...

Comexi Launches ML2 Laminator

07 December 2017 - The latest lamination technology from Comexi, the ML2, can work with solvent-based, water-based or solvent-free adhesives. It provides a wide range of lamination and coating options and works with mat...