NUtec Digital Ink has announced its latest UV-curable ink developed for Epson® DX4™, DX5™, DX6™, DX7™, I3200-U1™ & XP600™ printheads, adding to the company’s growing range of inks optimised for LED lamp curing.

ILFORD is pleased to announce the launch of three new Canvas products: Due to growing consumer and business demand for a diversified canvas program, ILFORD has developed three canvas surfaces to fit various genres of photography or fine art reproduction. The ILFORD Galerie Décor canvas range meets and exceeds the requirements of décor printers where quality to price ratio is paramount and utilizes the maximum print width of the current printers from Canon, Epson and hp of 60 or 64 inches. To increase productivity with a roll width of 64 inches, the roll length has been increased by 3 m to 18 m. 

Graduates in CMYUK’s Creatives in Residence Live (CIRL) initiative are about to embark on their first design brief. Entitled Abstract Florals, the three surface designers have until November 5th to produce an A3 swatch book, 3 x wallpaper designs, 3 x natural, and 3 x polyester printed fabrics inspired by florals and verdure.

Epson today announced it earned three coveted PRINTING United Alliance 2021 Pinnacle Product Awards, with the SureColor® F-Series dye-sublimation printer line receiving the award for the seventh consecutive year. This year’s award winners include the SureColor V7000 in the “UV/Latex Flatbed (Under $100K)” category, the SureColor F10070 in the “Roll-to-Roll Dye-Sublimation on Textile ($50K-$100K)” category, and the SureColor F6370 in the “Roll-to-Roll Dye-Sublimation on Metal” category.

Global Inkjet Systems (GIS), the leading strategic partner for OEMs and system builders, follows up on its development notice to announce it will start shipping its high-performance drive electronics and software for the Epson D3000-A1R industrial inkjet printhead in October.

CMYUK has announced that six global technology companies – Canon, EFI, Epson, Klieverik, Kongsberg Precision Cutting Systems, and Mimaki have become headline sponsors for its Creatives in Residence Live project (CIRL).

Epson today (14th September) announced it will be showcasing its leading SurePress® L-6534VW UV digital label press at Label Congress 2021 from Sept. 29-30 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Chicago. Label Congress 2021 is a new event from the Labelexpo team and has been specifically tailored to the current climate and will give a much-needed chance for the industry to meet in person. Epson will showcase its leading label solution, including its proprietary Epson clear digital varnish ink, in booth #37.

As print technology grows in parallel with print buyer requirements and education, Idealliance is proud to announce the first ever Direct to Garment G7® Master Qualification issued for Nazdar Ink Technologies.

Meteor Inkjet Ltd, leading supplier of electronics, software, tools and services for industrial inkjet, is developing printhead drive electronics and software for the new T3200, T1600 and D3000 printheads recently announced by Epson. These solutions join Meteor’s existing products to drive Epson S3200, S800, I3200 and I1600 printheads, ensuring that Meteor continues to provide the most complete range of Epson industrial printhead driving solutions on the market.

To further support dealers and customers interested in the new line of production-class SureColor® P-Series photographic and graphic art and SureColor® T-Series technical and graphics wide-format printers, Epson today announced upcoming webinars that will offer a first look into the products. The virtual events hosted by Epson’s product management team will offer customers and dealers a look at the brand-new line of sleek, fast, and versatile production-class printers.

“We have received tremendous industry interest and feedback on our new production-class printers since their launch,” said Jason Meyer, group product manager, Professional Imaging, Epson America, Inc. “The upcoming virtual events are an engaging and convenient way for our partners and customers to learn about the new models and learn helpful tips and recommendations regarding ongoing usage, workflow matters and current trends impacting the industry today.”

The upcoming production-class webinars will be held at 1 p.m. PST on:

  • Aug. 24 and Sept. 15: Introducing the SureColor T-Series – The Epson team will introduce the latest high-speed technical, graphics and poster/POP printing solutions.
  • Aug. 25 and Sept. 16: Introducing the SureColor P-Series – The Epson team will introduce its brand-new line of sleek, fast and versatile production-class printers that deliver innovative solutions for fine art and photography printing

Epson offers ongoing webinars and virtual events to allow customers to directly interact with Epson and industry experts, ask questions live, view the products from various angles, and see product features or demos most important to them. Additional upcoming virtual events covering the latest advancements in digital printing, applications and market trends include:

  1. Wednesday, Aug. 18: UV Flatbed Product Overview – The Epson team will give a full overview of the key features of the SureColor V-Series 4’x8’ UV flatbed printer, covering key innovations in productivity, print quality, multi-layer printing, and more.
  2. Tuesday, Aug. 24: Stand out with Fluorescent Inks – Offers tips and tricks to creating designs with fluorescent colors, looking at design software, optimizing print setting and the latest technologies that can increase productivity.
  3. Wednesday, Sept. 1: Optimal Scratch Resistance with Resin Ink – Offers a technical overview of how to leverage the relationship between Epson’s breakthrough Resin ink technology, optimizer, and heat to create highly scratch resistant prints, optimal for indoor/outdoor graphics, textiles, and wallpaper applications.
  4. Tuesday, Sept. 7: Preparing for Peak Production – Offers DTG printing practices to get through the peak season and thrive, covering how to maintain current equipment, selecting new equipment to help scale, as well as tax and incentive programs.
  5. Wednesday, Sept. 15: UV Flatbed Product Overview - The Epson team will give a full overview of the key features of the SureColor V-Series 4’x8’ UV flatbed printer, covering key innovations in productivity, print quality, multi-layer printing, and more.
  6. Wednesday, Sept. 22: Preparing for Peak Production – Focusing on dye-sublimation, learn best practices to get through the upcoming holiday season, offers tips on maintaining current equipment, looks at new equipment to help scale the business, as well as tax and incentive programs.

Nazdar Ink Technologies has announced that its technical service group has qualified the first Direct to Garment (DTG) printed T-Shirt in the G7 methodology of colour control for grey balance. DTG is the newest category for G7 qualifications by IDEAlliance.

Seiko Epson Corporation (TSE: 6724, "Epson") will add two new printheads to its lineup in the second half of the 2021 fiscal year ending March 2022. The new products will strengthen the lineup for applications such as signage and easily allow printers to deliver high print quality at high speed.

Epson America today (24th June) introduced the 24-inch SureColor® F570 Professional Edition desktop dye-sublimation printer. Ideal for professionals creating promotional products and apparel decorations, including personalizing awards, mugs, mousepads, and garment embellishments, the SureColor F570 Pro is engineered to deliver fast, reliable dye-sublimation printing right out of the box with demanding color accuracy requirements. The SureColor F570 Pro includes Epson Edge® Print Pro software with Adobe® PostScript® 3™ and PDF Print engines for professional results.

Global Inkjet Systems (GIS), the leading strategic partner for OEMs and system builders, is developing flexible drive electronics and software for the Epson D3000-A1R industrial inkjet printhead to coincide with the release schedule for the printhead from Epson later this year.

Focused on the current market needs of production-class print providers, Epson today introduced a new line of SureColor® P-Series photographic and graphic art wide-format printers. The new SureColor P-Series models are designed specifically for high-volume photo fulfillment, retail photo labs, poster and graphic art production. The new production-class SureColor P-Series 24- and 44-inch models are slated to launch this year, with the initial SureColor P8570D 44-inch dual roll printer available first.

Epson today (15th June) introduced a new generation of production-class SureColor® T-Series wide-format printing solutions with an innovative, compact design. Six new SureColor T-Series 24-, 36- and 44-inch models are slated to launch later this year with the SureColor T7770D 44-inch dual roll printer available first.

Epson America have announced it is making its proven MEMs thin-film piezo inkjet printheads available to printer OEMs for integration into next-generation industrial printers. Epson has continued to lead the industry in innovation with its Si MEMs-based PrecisionCore® technology, setting new benchmarks for digital printing speed, quality and reliability. With options for aqueous, UV and solvent-based ink, in flexible design configurations, Epson PrecisionCore printheads provide advanced performance and scalability.

French printing software company Caldera has announced the release of new Epson drivers for CalderaRIP Version 14. These new drivers expand the award-winning software’s long list of supported peripherals and further enhance its user experience.

In an ongoing effort to support its resellers, partners, and customers, Epson today announced it is hosting a series of upcoming virtual events for its SureColor® professional wide-format printers. The ongoing interactive events will provide overviews on Epson’s latest technology, insight on applications, and state-of-the-art advancements in printing from Epson’s team of professional imaging experts as the printing industry enters a post-pandemic environment.

Epson America have announced a partnership with the software company Sepialine to deliver a comprehensive solution across channel partners, office equipment dealers, and professionals in the engineering, CAD and technical markets. Select Epson SureColor® T-Series wide-format printers are now compatible with Sepialine’s cloud-based printer-management software, Printerpoint, providing managed print service (MPS) workflows that streamline management. In Printerpoint, users can leverage a range of Epson business inkjet and wide-format multifunction printers in integrated MPS contracts, amplifying productivity and meeting the evolving needs of partners and customers.

Northampton vehicle wrapping and commercial branding specialist WrapHub, has elevated quality, colour reproduction consistency and expanded its customer base following its investment in an Epson SureColor SC-S80600.

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