UV/LED Printing

UV/LED Printing

B2B Graphics heaps double praise on Agfa. The Bicester based firm wanted to increase its production capacity whilst maintaining quality of output. After making a major investment in an Anapurna H2500i LED hybrid printer with Asanti workflow, the company was not only impressed with the performance of the new inkjet system but also found Agfa’s preinstallation, set-up, service and training truly outstanding. And this was the first installation engineer Nathan Green had carried out unsupervised.

Originally started as a reprographic printer in 1990, a stone’s throw from Charles de Gaulle airport, Roissy Copy took its first step towards large format printing in 2008. At the time, managing director Patrick Boudaud invested in a Fujifilm Acuity flatbed in order to tap into new markets, which the company has been successfully serving ever since.

Phil Knight, founder and CEO of Nike, has been quoted as saying: "Business is war without bullets". That may be the case, but business success also means making sure you have the right tools in your arsenal. In the graphics provision marketplace that means investing in the highest calibre printers for the job.

Buying top quality graphics production equipment and consumables just became much more rewarding. Thanks to the new CSAF finance initiative from CMYUK, the UK’s leading independent supplier of digital print technology and materials, customers can now potentially save tens of thousands of pounds over the duration of their equipment finance contract.

Mimaki has launched its latest generation of small format, direct-to-object UV flatbed printers. The UJF-3042MkII EX offers a unique approach to value-added object printing by combining four steps into one: delivering the ability to place primer for strong ink adhesion, white ink for high print opacity, full colour CMYK printing and a clear print surface treatment, all in one operation.

InkTec is launching its new 3.2m wide Jetrix LXi8 LED-UV flatbed printer at Sign and Digital UK where it plans to demonstrate the printer running at speeds of over 206sqm per hour.

Mimaki’s UK and Irish distributor, Hybrid Services will give the new Mimaki JFX200-2531 LED UV flatbed printer its UK and Irish debut at Sign & Digital UK. The larger JFX200-2531 adds further productivity for those companies with a focus on rigid signage and point of sale, printing to aluminium composite and foam core boards.

The UK’s first EFI VUTEk 5r printer has been installed at Hollywood Monster’s Birmingham headquarters. Supplied and installed by EFI distributor CMYUK in February 2017, the West Midlands-based display specialist selected the 5m-wide machine for its ability to meet the productivity levels required by its rapidly expanding retail customer base.

South Wales-based Ottimo Digital has invested in the UK’s first EFI Quantum LXr 5 UV-LED printer to meet increased production demand. The 5-metre wide, roll-fed printer was installed in February 2017 by CMYUK.

Jetrix printer sales are on the increase in the UK and as such the need to offer customers rapid technical support, InkTec has established an additional service centre to cover the North of England.

Belfast based commercial printer Minprint has invested in a 3.2-metre hybrid roll/flatbed printer from EFI to keep up with the growing demand for large-format applications. The new VUTEk printer will allow Minprint to develop the point of sale and printed interior decor markets.

SAS (Special Art Services) Graphics of Hove, East Sussex, is already seeing significant improvements in productivity and business opportunity following the installation of its latest investment, an Acuity Select X28 flatbed printer from Fujifilm that was installed in October 2016.

Two years ago Cape Town-based USS Graphics Group became the first company in Africa to invest in a high-performance Inca Digital flatbed press from Fujifilm. Now, determined to bolster its national presence, it has installed a second Onset flatbed, capable of printing at speeds up to 640m2/h, at Print Shop Denver, one of its associated companies based in Johannesburg.

UK signage and large format digital print and wall coverings specialist Spectrum Sign and Display invested in a Jetrix KX7D UV printer last year, and according to director Julian Robinson, since it was up and running the printer has rattled through the work.

Roland DG has launched a new table top UV flatbed printer for on-demand small-lot customised printing of a broad range of items, objects and accessories. The company says its new VersaUV LEF-200 offers outstanding print quality, greater media compatibility, and ease of use for the personalisation and custom printing markets.

An investment in a 5m EFI VUTEk GS5500lxr Pro roll-to-roll LED printer and a 3.2-metre VUTEk GS3250lx Pro hybrid roll/flatbed LED printer by Kent-based esp technologies group now enables the company to offer a full range of flexible and rigid applications across all materials.

Cheshire-based Mida Sign Services has invested in a Signracer 3200 UV LED hybrid inkjet printer from SSE Worldwide.

Based in the town of Winterswijk in the east of the Netherlands, family-run printer, DEKALU, has doubled production capacity and seen output soar after adding an Acuity F wide format flatbed printer to its production suite.

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