Environmentally minded printers can now calculate their greenhouse gas emissions online owing to an initiative by Koenig & Bauer AG (KBA) and ClimatePartner. KBA has become the first printer manufacturer to offer its customers an individualised solution for calculating the greenhouse gas emissions generated by printing production runs.
RR Donnelley revealed their hybrid inkjet and web offset press, called the ProteusJet which is designed for on-demand book printing, transpromo and direct mail. The 762mm-wide (30 inches), four-colour machine can be run in three modes : offset only, offset plus digital, or digital only.
Ricoh South Africa's parent company has taken an aggressive approach in order to reduce its overall impact on the environment. The long-term target is to reduce environmental impact by 87.5% by FY2050.