UV/LED Printing

During the recent EFI™ Connect users' conference in Las Vegas, EFI announced the addition of the EFI VUTEk® HS125 F4 and HS100 F4 inkjet presses for "Fast Graphics" out-of-home applications to its industry leading lineup of hybrid flatbed/roll superwide-format products. The two new printers reconfigure the eight ink channels of the VUTEk HS series platform in a CMYK x 2 setup, efficiently addressing the need for cost-effective production on banners, billboards, building wraps and similar applications.

Belfast-based print and signage consumables supplier, Alphagraphics, has recently celebrated its 30th anniversary by introducing the Acuity LED UV printer range to the Irish market. Originally conceived as a litho ink distributor, Alphagraphics has steadily expanded its portfolio over the subsequent three decades and - keen to tap into the hardware needs of its ever growing wide-format consumables market - the company has invested in its own Acuity LED 1600 II to provide in-house demonstrations.

Hertfordshire based Projects & Print has acquired 11,500 sq feet of new premises in Tring and invested in a new Anapurna RTR3200i LED 6-colour 3.2 metre wide printer with Asanti workflow to increase its production capabilities.

The Top of the Mountain series of events in 2017 saw us interacting with you, discussing market developments and prospects, and introducing our technological roadmap up to 2022. Now is the time to deliver results and demonstrate our innovative strength to you.

The Bigger Printing Company is excited to announce its investment in the revolutionary advancement in large format printing technology – UVgel.

Azonprinter, a worldwide manufacturer of digital inkjet solutions and Modico US, a leader in production and distribution of stamping and marking products, expanded their cooperation and strengthened their presence in the US market. After years of collaboration in Europe, Azon and modico US began demonstrating the Matrix series wide format flatbed digital inkjet printers at trade shows in North America starting the fall of 2017.

CJ GRAPHICS, one of the most recognized printing companies in North America, has expanded their in-house capabilities with the addition of two new state-of-the-art equipment systems. CJ GRAPHICS has added Agfa Graphics’ Jeti Tauro H2500 with ABF, and Jeti Ceres RTR3200 LED inkjet systems to their lineup. Powered by Asanti workflow, these wide format solutions provide CJ GRAPHICS with the power to answer the high-quality and consistency demands of their clients.

Wide format printer manufacturer Mutoh will be exhibiting at the Sign & Graphic Imaging Middle East show, to be held in Dubai from January 14th till January 16th, 2018, in close cooperation with its authorised resellers for U.A.E., Graphic International Centre LLC and System Middle East FZC – booth 7F 51.

Safety and identification signage production company Safehouse Signs has boosted its throughput and quality, adding LED digital inkjet production with an EFI™ VUTEk® GS2000LX Pro wide-format printer from EFI. The new investment at Roanoke, Virginia-based Safehouse Signs is one of the many major upgrades in technology and infrastructure under owner Kevin Hudson, a veteran financial services executive who purchased the 40-year-old company late last year.

Mimaki, have announced that it will be exhibiting at PSI 2018, the leading European trade show for the promotional product industry. The event is scheduled for 9 to 11 January 2018 at Messe Düsseldorf. Mimaki will be located in Hall 12, Stand B17. On display will be one of the industry’s broadest arrays of solutions for digitally printing on promotional items, as well as examples of 3D printed promotional items, making this innovative stand a must-see at the show. The stand will be configured to represent a mini promotional item factory, showing visitors how easy and affordable it is to create their own promotional shop using versatile Mimaki solutions.

Bespoke signage, exhibition and print specialists, Harrisons Signs, have invested £90,000 on a new wide-format printer as part of their ongoing strategy for growth. The EFI Pro 16h LED Wide Format Inkjet Printer is the latest addition to the firm’s impressive signage, print and production facility based in York.

EFI has announced commercial availability of its newest launched printer, the EFI™ Pro 24f. First exhibited at the recent SGIA Expo, it is the only dedicated flatbed wide-format printer featuring EFI’s proven LED and variable drop grayscale head technologies. It provides precision imaging, fine detail and outstanding image quality for a broad range of applications.

FASTSIGNS UK, Kingston Upon Thames, provides one of the most comprehensive range of signs in the UK. With graphic experts on hand to come up with creative solutions to any visual communications challenge, telling brand stories with strong, powerful visuals is what they are known for.

EFI have reported that Northampton, U.K-based graphics production company Evolution has installed an EFI™ VUTEk® GS3250lx Pro LED hybrid roll/flatbed printer. Evolution chose the 3.2-metre wide printer for its speed, quality of build, and low downtime and running costs.

Speciality printer Fine Cut is the first UK print service provider to invest in the new swissQprint Impala LED printer, supplied and installed by Spandex, the exclusive UK distributor for swissQprint.

Surrey-based, family-run business reveals how investing in a high quality, in-house prototyping solution from Fujifilm has helped to grow its business

Quality Print Services (QPS) has launched the latest Longier grand-format printer model, the Longier Hunter RU3200, to the UK market.

Founded in Barcelona 30 years ago by Jordi París, Art & Servei employs 22 staff and produces a wide range of packaging, POS and merchandising products for major brands. In late 2016, París invested in his first digital press; a Fujifilm Acuity Select X28 with six colours, white and varnish. The investment quickly proved its worth and, one year on, the company has seen a major boost in productivity and efficiency.

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