Digital print technology start-up Landa made a splash recently with its news of a $130 million investment in it by Altana Chemical (Germany), in the process becoming a minority owner of the Israeli company.
Most of whatever happens in Vegas may stay in Vegas, but not this news. Read Quick Printing’s take on the new Landa-EFI partnership, which reportedly will yield the digital output of nano ink particles at gigapixel speeds.
Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg) and Fujifilm Corporation announced last week that Heidelberg and Fujifilm’s Global Graphics Systems subsidiary have established a strategic partnership in the area of inkjet printing.
Landa’s research in nanotechnology—which also includes other areas, such as material coatings and pharmaceutical delivery systems—discovered that ink pigments reduced to nanometric scale become “unusually powerful colorants.”