Yorkshire-based print service provider Inprint Colour has offered an insight into how its pre-pandemic purchase of a Ricoh PRO-TF6250 Series UV flatbed printer subsequently allowed it to keep up with a huge spike in demand for its sign production services in 2020 - and will serve as a platform for continued success in 2021.

The Jeti Tauro H3300 UHS LED is Agfa’s new flagship, targeted to the high end of the sign & display market. This UV LED inkjet engine prints media up to 3.3 m wide in four or six colors at a speed up to 600 m²/h. Like its siblings, it combines industry-leading print quality with all-round versatility, extreme productivity and cutting-edge automation, yet it is even sturdier and up to 30% faster. And just like the other members of the award-winning Jeti Tauro H3300 family, it is a true hybrid that can handle boards and sheets as well as flexible materials – in different configurations.

Vanguard Durst Digital Printing, a manufacturer of wide format UV & dye-sublimation printers, is excited to announce that a National Dealership agreement has been established with Graphic Solutions Group based in Dallas, Texas. Vanguard Durst Digital is thrilled to include GSG's proven sales and service expertise to accelerate an already unprecedented success in the marketplace.

My kids love visiting Roland DGA headquarters to see all the different types of printers and the cool things our inkjets can produce. They typically ask me to print on a variety of things, ranging from banners and stickers to clothing and backpacks. While they know that there are different printers for different types of print jobs, they're still too young to understand the differences between an eco-solvent, UV or dye-sublimation model. In their minds, all I need to do is put an object into whichever printer I choose, and it will magically come out with their customised design printed on it! When I try to educate them, I get blank stares… followed by a request to custom print another item.

FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division, announces that its install of Acuity LED 46 and Acuity LED 1600R has helped CR Print grow its business despite the downturn many have experienced during the global pandemic. CR Print, a family owned business-to-business small commercial print shop located in Westlake Village, California, installed Fujifilm’s Acuity LED 46 and the Acuity LED 1600R LED UV printers, which has allowed the company to meet customer needs quicker than ever before by providing a faster turnaround on projects regardless of size, with a high degree of quality and reliability.

Color-Logic has announced the certification of the swissQprint Impala 3 printer, at Shawmut Communications Group in the Boston suburb of Danvers, Massachusetts.

Quality Print Services Ltd (QPS), the main UK distributor of Nazdar Ink Technologies' digital inkjet ink products, has announced it will be offering the newly-announced 708 Series of UV-LED inks to its UK customers with immediate effect.

Industry-leading graphics firm, MacroArt has recently completed a challenging 250 metre production and installation project, collaborating with creative agency Hello Hackenbacker and prestigious master developer Urban & Civic plc.

High-volume sign and graphics businesses can achieve a new, higher level of productivity with the first single-pass inkjet printer from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. dedicated to display graphics. The new EFI™ single-pass for display graphics UV LED inkjet printer, part of EFI’s super-high-speed series of devices, leverages the proven capabilities of the market leading EFI Nozomi C18000 Plus printer for direct-to-board corrugated packaging production. With this new, 1.6-metre wide single-pass solution, users can reach truly breakthrough speeds, running through skids of synthetic media and paper-based materials at speeds up to 1,000 sheets or boards per hour. A future upgrade for the printer will also allow for conversion to roll-to-roll production.

Ricoh will continue its Anything in Print series this month with a live technology showcase focused on its very latest developments in inkjet technology.

Mutoh Europe nv, EMEA business unit of Mutoh Industries Co. Ltd., Japan, today unveiled its Mark II series, two new 162 cm / 64” wide 6-colour (C, M, Y, K, Wh, Va) UV LED printers, called ValueJet 1638UR Mark II and ValueJet 1638UH Mark II. Both printers incorporate two piezo drop on demand print heads and two long life UV LED lamps. The ValueJet 1638UR Mark II (VJ-1638UR2) is a roll-to-roll printer; the ValueJet 1638UH Mark II (VJ-1638UH2) is a hybrid model handling both roll and rigid substrates. Both printers come standard with Mutoh’s brand new & genuine VerteLith™ RIP software with advanced 6-channel support.

For many years, STO Print Production of Poland has cherished a vision – and in the midst of the crisis, that vision is turning into a reality: the company has invested in a swissQprint flatbed printer to drive its growth ahead.

Following continued expansion in its customer base for display graphics digital inkjet technologies in Australia and New Zealand (ANZ), Electronics For Imaging, Inc. has established a new distribution partnership for the two countries with Currie Group, the largest, independent, privately owned supplier to the printing industry in ANZ.

Leading clothing, footwear and home products retailer Next has revealed how its decision early in 2020 to invest in two new printers from Ricoh helped the business remain operational during the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic.

Electronics For Imaging, Inc. is setting new levels of production and efficiency for customers at the higher-volume end of the superwide-format signage and display graphics market. The new EFI™ VUTEk® Q series product line delivers superior quality and a complete system solution with advanced roll-to-roll LED technology. The new EFI VUTEk Q3r and Q5r UV LED printers produce a wide range of challenging applications, like the most demanding premium POP with multi-layer white and cosmetics displays that demand the highest print quality to the highest volume campaigns that requires the lowest cost of production. The fastest, most productive roll-to-roll display graphics printers in their class, the 5.2-metre wide VUTEk Q5r printer runs at speeds up to 672 square metres per hour, and the 3.5-metre wide VUTEk Q3r model prints up to 558 square metres per hour.

Roland DG today announces the launch of two new ground-breaking solutions, the VersaUV LEC2 Series of UV Roll-to-Roll printer/cutters and VersaUV LEC2 S-Series of UV Flatbed Printers.

FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division is pleased to announce the installation of its Inca OnsetX3 HS at Cowan Graphics Inc., a family owned business for 75 years located in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Cowan Graphics Inc. provides businesses of all sizes an extensive offering of corporate branding services including building signage, vehicle wraps/graphics, indoor/outdoor banners, murals, decals, retail/event signage, and specialty items.

The desire to expand into the large-format sector and increase capacity without sacrificing quality or speed, led Walton Press to add the Durst P5 350. The addition of this innovative digital printer will be the centerpiece of their wide-format print offering allowing them to expand into new markets.

Like many of us across the industry, Appeal Media has felt the impact of 2020's COVID-19 pandemic. Every graphics business has had to adapt to survive the trying trading conditions, but Appeal Media - founded by lifelong friends Stephen Matthews and Scott McCabe in 2008 - appears to have thrived. The secret seems to be all about the attitude: always say 'yes'.

French printing software company Caldera has announced the release of a new Ricoh driver for CalderaRIP Version 14. This new driver expands the award-winning software’s long list of supported peripherals and further enhances its user experience.

Shaw PPC Design, based out of Michigan, announced the addition of the Durst P5 350 to bolster their graphic print offering.

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