Industry

Xeikon terminates Trillium liquid toner project

by FESPA | 18/10/2017
Xeikon terminates Trillium liquid toner project

Xeikon has canned its Trillium liquid toner programme, which it first revealed more than five years ago.

The Flint Group-owned manufacturer said the technology had "encountered several challenges" in bringing it to market as a commercial product since it was first shown in prototype as the Quantum single-colour unit in 2012.

Benoit Chatelard, president and CEO digital solutions, of Xeikon parent Flint Group, explained: “We are confident that the segments we operate can be well served with our current dry toner technology and the newly launched Panther UV inkjet technology."

"With our dry toner technology, we will continue our focus on both the packaging and document businesses, as well as specialty segments where we bring significant value including security printing and wall décor.”

Chatelard pointed out that Xeikon has positioned itself as a technology-agnostic provider, advising customers as to the most appropriate technology for their needs. 

“Changing market dynamics, but mainly ongoing technical issues in developing the liquid toner technology, including press uptime issues, encouraged us to take this difficult decision,” he added. “Our core vision remains supporting high volume, high quality, high value business for our customers in the graphic arts market and security printing.”

by FESPA Back to News

Topics

Interested in joining our community?

Enquire today about joining your local FESPA Association or FESPA Direct

Enquire Today

Recent news

Podcasts

Kornit Digital's collaboration at FESPA Printeriors 2022

It’s been a busy year for the team at Kornit Digital. With a string of high-profile global events in the last few months alone, we caught up with Sharon Donovich, Marketing Director for Global Events and Retention Marketing.

16-08-2022
Features

The relevance of printing in the war in Ukraine

During times of war and conflict, the printing industry can play a very important role. Printing can help build public support and boost morale. A recent example of this is the print industry in the current war in Ukraine.

15-08-2022
Features

Artificial Intelligence in Digital Printing

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is a major topic in today´s technology and media industry. Sonja Angerer explores how important Artificial Intelligence is for printers today.

15-08-2022
Blog

How To Create Easy And Simple All Over Print Shirts

Many people love it while others hate it, but there's no denying the fact that all-over-printing is one of the hottest new trends in the world of personalized shirts, t-shirts, onesies, and other garments. In this article, we discover what all-over printing is, how this process is achieved, and the differences between sublimation and large-scale screen printing.

15-08-2022