UV/LED Printing

UV/LED Printing

J&A (International) Ltd is a privately owned company in the heart of Lincolnshire employing over 110 people. Established in 1979, it has continuously provided the highest levels of quality and service in the manufacture of garment decoration to the laundry and work wear markets. Products include screen-printed badges and transfers, reflective products, heat application machines, label tapes and embroidered badges. In addition to safety, leisure and sportswear decoration, many of the J&A products have been developed specifically for use in industrial environments and to withstand the rigours of commercial laundering. J&A’s products are renowned around the world, with distributors and representatives in all corners of the globe.

Electronics for Imaging (EFI) announces the first European installation of the EFITM VUTEk® HS125 F4 hybrid flatbed/roll-to-roll inkjet press at FLYERALARM GmbH in Würzburg, Germany. The press will give the print service provider more flexibility in responding to customer requests.

A recently purchased EFI™ VUTEk® 5r LED roll-to-roll printer from EFI is driving new business opportunities at Italian digital printing company New Decor System. The printer - the Rome-based company's fourth 5-metre inkjet device - will be used to expand New Decor System's range of high-quality large format prints as the company works to grow local and national demand.

Large Format specialist The Big Ink Tank and Agfa Graphics subsidiary Litho Supplies have signed a partnership agreement that includes installing an Agfa Anapurna H3200i LED at The Big Ink Tank’s Coventry site this summer.

Electronics For Imaging (EFI), announced that Aahs Signs in greater Los Angeles has purchased an EFI™ VUTEk® LX3 Pro superwide-format printer with an EFI Fiery® proServer Premium digital front end (DFE). The company plans to leverage the versatility, throughput and speed of the hybrid flatbed/roll-to-roll printing device to expand its already thriving online novelty gift-production business and to meet growing demand for specialty large-format printing in the décor market.

Direct Edge Media increases speed and throughput with its new Onset X3, a high productivity UV flatbed printer distributed exclusively in North America by Fujifilm Graphic Systems Division.

New materials, printing techniques and technologies allow the signage industry to constantly evolve as the demand for greater impact and differentiation increases. AllSigns Visual Communications Limited works with brand owners, agencies, architects and designers to translate their visions into impactful brand profiles.

Mimaki USA, a global industry leader of wide-format inkjet printers and cutters, announced today the availability of the newly developed UCJV300-75, UCJV300-107 and UCJV300-130. These three printers are smaller footprint models with the same operational features of the larger, widely-successful UCJV300-160.

Wide format service provider Macro Art started live printing this week with two more Durst machines as new customers come on board in continuing rapid expansion. Little more than four years after a management buyout, Macro Art’s turnover has shot up from £6million to £11million. Contract gains are being secured on the back of the new investments in Durst systems - now totalling four that have revolutionized its business.

Signage and wayfinding solutions experts, Reade Signs, has recently installed a new EFI Vutek LX3 – one of only eleven in the UK, supplied by CMYUK. The company has seen steady growth over the last three years, with the business growing by 20% year-on-year since 2015. This has been achieved by selling into more diverse markets, including architectural and wayfinding signage, whilst maintaining excellent client retention in existing markets.

When ColorDynamics decided to add wide-format printing to its repertoire last year, the Allen, Texas-based commercial printing company acquired Superior Graphics, an established signage and graphics provider in Dallas. ColorDynamics also hired John Ehrenberger – a veteran wide-format graphics executive and the son of Superior’s founder – as an executive vice president. Looking to further accelerate ColorDynamics’ move into signage and graphics, Ehrenberger hit the industry trade shows to evaluate new equipment and purchased an EFI™ VUTEk® 3r LED roll-to-roll printer from EFI.

POS specialists CP Arts are the first UK based company to have placed an order with Agfa Graphics for the new Jeti Tauro H3300 LED launched at this year’s FESPA.

West Midlands based JPL Print & Design chooses an Agfa Jeti Tauro H2500 LED to boost its wide-format production.

Croatian general commercial print service provider Grafoprojekt is embracing new production opportunities after investing in Europe’s first Ricoh Pro T7210 UV flatbed solution, supplied by Ricoh partner Eurocop. The 100 square metres per hour Greenguard certified system has allowed the operation to explore new markets and win new business.

swissQprint once again provided a surprise at FESPA 2018. The Swiss developer and producer of high-end large-format printers presented a new generation of machines – five of them, in fact: Nyala 3, Impala 3 and Oryx 3, together with the speed models Nyala 3S and Impala 3S. Each of these LED flatbed printers has the accustomed add-on features, which now include an extended roll to roll option that was also shown for the first time at Fespa.

For FESPA 2018, Agfa Graphics makes a bold move with an immersive booth concept that uses virtual reality and interactive sensory experiences to introduce its next-generation inkjet printing solutions. The true stars of the Agfa Graphics booth will be a large array of printed samples that perfectly illustrate what print service providers can achieve with Agfa Graphics’ technology: Extreme Productivity. Extreme Quality. At the same time, Agfa Graphics launches its latest UV LED inkjet hybrid workhorse: the Jeti Tauro H3300 LED. This latest masterpiece of Agfa engineering embodies the extreme new standard in printing productivity and quality.

swissQprint, the Swiss developer of digital large-format printers, has shipped its 1000th unit – another milestone in the history of the company that celebrated its tenth anniversary last year.

Mutoh Europe today announced commercial availability of its rotary printing system for the ValueJet 626UF UV LED A2-size flatbed printer.

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