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Stanford Marsh Group has announced the launch of a dedicated website focused on the 3D print sector. Stanford Marsh is already an established distributor of Stratasys’ range of 3D print solutions. Following Stratasys’ merger with Objet, the company’s portfolio of 3D products has expanded considerably in recent months and the company believes the growing 3D sector now merits a more devoted online resource.
Fujifilm has launched a unique solution for POP corrugated board printers. The solution is a combination of the Inca Onset S40i, Fujifilm’s brand new, innovative Uvijet OC inks, and its new handling system that was previewed in January.
Graphics Printing Technologies (GPT) has announced a redesigned, interactive website providing a one-stop shop of in-depth content, powerful imagery and an intuitive navigation process.
Avery Dennison Reflective Solutions announces the launch of TrafficJet, a complete digital printing system for the road traffic safety and reflective signage market featuring equipment, ink and reflective sheeting. It constitutes an end-to-end, cost-effective, highly flexible digital printing solution for work zone signage.
Tecna Display Ltd has just launched a brand new addition to their T3 exhibition and display framing system – t3 Flexi-curve. T3 Flexi-curve is a flexible extrusion that connects to the standard T3 beams to produce a stand capable of multiple shapes and orientations.
EFI has announced the launch of Fiery XF Version 5, a flexible and scalable high speed digital front end and colour management workflow for wide to superwide format production and proofing.
Inca Digital Printers has launched Inca ReporterPro, a user-friendly analytics application designed to give managers a clearer understanding on the productivity and efficiency of their Inca Onset and Spyder wide-format printers.
Fujifilm has announced the commercial availability of its Jet Press 540W digital inkjet web press (formerly known as Jet Press W). Launched as a technology showcase at drupa 2012, the press is targeted at high quality, short run digital print such as leaflets and personalised magazines, as well as school textbooks, book printing and newspapers. Available immediately, it has recently been installed in Fujifilm's Advanced Print Technology Centre in Brussels for European demonstrations.
PaperlinX is expanding its range of digital print solutions with the launch of Jetrix digital printers. The Jetrix range of wide and super-wide format, flatbed UV digital printers and consumables offer exceptional print quality and a competitive total cost of ownership.
Spandex has announced that Arlon has now been added to its leading portfolio of brands.
Resolution(GB) trading as HP Plotter, has announced their forthcoming Fugazi Range of Designjet Dust Covers. Manufactured in the UK, the new covers will become available from mid-February. Starting with the Designjet T120 and T520 range, Resolution(GB) has plans to roll out covers for the remaining HP Designjet T and Z series models later in the year.
Roland DG has introduced the LEC-330, the company's newest VersaUV LEC UV ink curable 30in inkjet printer/cutter, capable of printing CMYK, white and gloss. Applications ranging from package prototyping to labels and decals.
Neschen has launched a new low-cost print medium. Called UVprint nolite, it is available in two thicknesses 420 and 210µm) for pop-up and roll-up applications. Both have a matt surface treatment to provide good printing characteristics with UV inks. They also carry fire certification to DIN 4102-B1. Both grades suit exhibition, indoor and outdoor use. Neschen also claims the scratch-resistant, water-fast surface finish is virtually immune to static build up.
Canon has upgraded its large format printer range with the launch of two new imagePROGRAF devices with optional MFP capabilities which will deliver more efficient printing and scanning of large format technical documents for design and engineering professionals.
Mimaki Engineering has introduced a new dye-sublimation and direct-to-textile inkjet printer, designed to provide ink cost savings. The TX400-1800D will be shipped in Europe from February 2010.
Roland DG has announced the new 64in VersaCAMM VS-640. Available in three configurations, this printer/cutter delivers new application potential with metallic ink. The printer is also available configured to print dual CMYK and as a Hi-Fi colour printer with light cyan and light magenta, plus white ink.
A metallic inkjet capability is expected to open up new opportunities for display producers, label and packaging specialists and sign-makers using Roland DG's new Soljet pro III XC-540MT wide-format inkjet printer. Metallic hues can be printed either as a special colour or in combination with process options to create gold, silver, bronze and pearlescent effects, which were hitherto impossible with this medium.
Now available exclusively through the Robert Horne Group is Grafik, a high quality range of cost competitive foam centred boards.
Business in a Box is a new initiative from promotional product specialist, Listawood, designed to help printers, copy shops, engravers and sign makers become distributors for branded merchandise without major investment.
To complement its backlit films for latex printing, Sihl Direct UK has launched three new backlit films - DuraCURE Backlit 170, DuraCURE Backlit 130 and LightCURE Backlit 145 DS. All three materials offer perfect flatness and are ideal to use with UV printers, as well as solid ink and offset systems. LightCURE can also be printed on laser printers.
Epson has entered the dye sublimation printing market for the first time with the announcement of two roll-fed dye sublimation printers; the 44-inch SureColor SC-F6000 and the 64-inch SureColor SC-F7000.
Roland DG Corporation has launched the SolJet Pro4 XR-640, the industry’s most advanced printer/cutter to date.
At Drupa 2012, Epson will build on the success of the SurePress L-4033A with the debut of the SurePress L-4033AW: a 7-colour, inkjet digital label press with white ink that makes high quality, short-run label printing easier and more efficient, even on clear and metallic substrates.
Grapo Technologies has announced strong demand for its Manta wide format UV flatbed printer with a white ink option.
Sales director, Branislav Oravec, said: “With seven units already sold since Fespa, we are looking forward to ongoing success with this new option. Also, four-color Manta printers in the field can easily be upgraded to include the white ink option.”
Neschen has announced five new digital print media certified by HP as suitable for use with its latex inks. Two are self-adhesive vinyl substrates and three are digital wallpapers. Together with the HP Designjet L65500, the new media can produce displays for POP, exhibitions and vehicle graphics, street and building advertising and commercial and domestic interiors.
Targeted squarely at the signs, advertising and art print sectors, Sihl has announced two new large format coated canvas media. The inkjet media specialist developed Miro Gallery Canvas White 340 and Fortuna Artist Canvas White 400 to meet growing demand for quality media in the artist sector.
Antalis is now stocking the Orafol range of plotter vinyls, digital vinyl and laminates, along with sheets and reels for screen and UV offset printing.
Triangle Inks now has alternative high performance UV curable inks for the Oce Arizona and the Fujifilm Acuity printers. Launched at SGIA in Las Vegas in the autumn last year, the UOF ink is already proving popular throughout Europe and the USA.
Shuttleworth Business Systems has announced the launch of its latest pioneering MIS software, version 5.2.
Canon has launched the Canon imagePROGRAF MFP M40 Solution, a total workflow system ideal for large format printing, scanning, archiving and sharing of colour and black and white documents.
CWE Solutions has launched a new premium media brand called Expanse which is aimed at wide format print providers and signmakers that expect optimum results every time. All Expanse media is fully tested and industry proven – and having conducted rigorous testing in the field, have delivered a reliable, consistent and trouble free performance.
GMG, a leading developer and supplier of high-end colour management software solutions, supports the new Windows 8 operating system with the latest Version 5.4.2 of its GMG ColorProof. As a result, the operating systems Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 with Service Pack 1 or higher are now supported.
Spandex has extended its comprehensive range of print and print finishing equipment with the Epson SureColor SC-S70600.
Josero is now selling new Roland printers with an added edge. Not only will you get all the benefits of a new Roland machine, you will get the option of additional cost savings by installing alternative eco solvent inks, saving you around 25% per square metre.
Amari Plastics has announced the extension of its strategic partnership with MACtac UK to include the MACscreen range of self-adhesive vinyls.
Roland DG Corporation is now shipping the newly-developed Eco-Sol Max2 white and metallic silver inks for use in the SolJet Pro4 XR-640, the industry’s most advanced eco-solvent printer/cutter to date. This will enable use for a wide range of applications, including window graphics, vehicles graphics, large posters, decals and labels with excellent added-value, fully utilising the potential of the XR-640.
Mimaki’s FineCut cutting plugin for Adobe Illustrator and CorelDRAW is now available for the latest CS6 version of Illustrator. Offering powerful cutting functionality and sign making tools within industry standard graphic design applications, Mimaki FineCut is provided with every Mimaki cutting plotter or integrated printer/cutter.
Metroprint, the online print service from internationally renowned specialist photographic lab Metro Imaging, has launched a new online and walk-in printing service that lets you bring your Instagram photographs to life.
If a new investment is on the cards this autumn, grab a copy of the new Spandex hardware brochure, which showcases their extensive branded offering across three key areas - Design, Print and Finish.
A new element of ‘cool’ for vehicle wraps has been added to the Avery Supreme Wrapping Film range from Avery Dennison: limited edition colours and finishes. The time-limited colours reflect the fact that vehicle wrapping, particularly where ‘personalised’ car wraps are concerned, is very much a fashion market. The 14 new limited edition colours are a real reflection of the current colour palette.
Spandex has launched the Sign in a Box range of ready-made modular sign systems which is based on the world famous range of Infopanel modular signs system.
Sun Chemical has launched SunLit Crystal, an ‘all-in-one’ ink solution designed for print work where visual impression is key.
Victory Design has launched a new digital media range, Poli-Print which is manufactured by Poli-Tape in Germany and will sit alongside their Jac and Avery digital ranges to offer customers a wider choice of products.
The latest media offering from Océ UK Imaging Supplies, part of the Canon Group of Companies, is designed to demonstrate advertising in a ground breaking format to help customers stand out from the crowd.
Intec Printing Solutions Limited, the digital printer manufacturer and distributor, has launched a new generation of RIP.
Inca Digital Printers and Fujifilm have introduced the Inca Onset S20i wide-format UV flatbed inkjet printer, which now offers a range of new productivity and convenience features.
TheMagicTouch, global pioneers of the digital image transfer process for the past 20 years, has announced the arrival of yet another significant milestone for the garment decoration and promotional gift industry.
Colorific has launched a new ink that enables wide format printer owners to convert their existing solvent printers to a greener UV solution. Branded Colorific UV Light, the ink will be demonstrated at a number of upcoming international events and will be commercially available from November 2012.
Mimaki has announced the new UJF-6042 flatbed which offers an A2 print bed, 150mm head height, multiple ink options and exceptionally high print quality of 1800x1800dpi. Scheduled for unveiling at Photokina in late September 2012, the new machine is capable of producing photo quality prints utilising a six colour process, white and clear inks.