Wide and super-wide format digital printers can enjoy a broader range of cost effective eco-conscious ink options following Magenta-Vision’s newest addition – ECO-TOPAZ eco-solvent ink.

Halesowen-based Solutions Acrylic & Display says working with the expert team at Quality Print Services (QPS) has helped to significantly improve the quality of its printed output and take on new work as a result.

Over recent years, industries across the globe have begun to adopt subscription business models. Netflix subscriptions have replaced DVD purchases, Spotify and similar music streaming services have rendered CD purchases all but redundant, and for many of us our mobile phones are now on a monthly contract with comprehensive service packages that even offer future hardware upgrades as a built-in option.

swissQprint now offers neon colours for UV printing. These inks are suitable for all swissQprint LED models and are available right now.

After a three-month transition period with his predecessor Herbert Forker, Dr. Nicolas Wiedmann has assumed full responsibility as Siegwerk's new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). He joined Siegwerk on January 1, 2021 and has been intensively involved with the company since then.

Prism Inks has been advised by OEKO-TEX® Services of Zurich, Switzerland, that its GO Fuze solutions has been certified with the ECO Passport Report to meet Standard 100 by OEKO-TEX®. The Standard 100 by OEKO-TEX® labels and certifies the human-ecological safety of textile products and leather articles and confirms that the labeled textile products have undergone laboratory testing for a wide range of harmful substances. GO Fuze™ also was certified for several other OEKO-TEX® standards as part of the certification process.

Italian ink manufacturer JK Group has unveiled a number of new initiatives that see it supporting a trend towards improved sustainability in the wake of the pandemic. The Dover Digital Printing company has developed a new way of packaging its reactive inks to reduce its environmental footprint, while at the same time has announced extended shelf life across all of its ink ranges.

Thanks to advancements in printing technologies, there is a ground-breaking process that rivals DTG printing and is a perfect cost-effective upgrade for any garment customization business.

Imageco has announced that it will be offering the UFabrik Eco range from CMYUK as standard. Made from the yarn of recycled PET waste, these materials provide the ultimate in performance, providing an inventive and elegant solution to the problem of single use plastic waste.

In order to accelerate the growth of the global inkjet business, FUJIFILM Imaging Colorants, Inc. (Newcastle, Delaware, USA, hereinafter referred to as FFIC Inc.), a U.S. subsidiary of FUJIFILM Corporation will construct a new production plant for pigment dispersions, which is a colorant for water-based pigment inkjet inks. Construction will start in April 2021 and is scheduled for completion by 2022. The investment for this construction is approximately 19 million USD.

The media that Drytac manufactures is part of a larger solution; before any graphics application can be delivered, it needs to be printed and finished. Understanding how materials work with specific print and ink technologies is a key foundation of the company’s product development.

The glow under blacklight UV Led inks with endless printing possibilities. Invisible ink is often used to secretly mark objects, including vases, painting, prints and documents for later identification and authentication under black light.

Nazdar Ink Technologies has announced the launch of their 707 Series, a UV-LED ink series that is plug-and-play for Mimaki® JFX and UJF printers using LUS150 Series.

The Mosaica Group, a national distributor supporting dye sublimation and wide format print processes with equipment, consumables and services, is offering SWISSJet®, a premium dye sublimation ink series designed specifically for sublimation print heads to achieve optimal speed and quality.

Nazdar Ink Technologies has announced the launch of their 706 Series, a UV-LED ink series that is plug-and-play for Mimaki® UJV, UJF, JFX, and SIJ series printers using LUS120 Series.

New Touch7 Neon Color Guides are now available that simplify use by graphic designers of the neon and fluorescent inks being offered by various print engine manufacturers.

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.

Digital ink manufacturer, NUtec reports a growing UV curable ink portfolio with the addition of its latest Quartz Q50-RTR2 offering.

Toyo Printing Inks, Inc., a member of the Japan-based Toyo Ink Group, one of the world’s largest ink manufacturers, recently brought to market the LP-9000 Toyo Life Premium Food LO/LM, a new series of sheetfed offset inks with low odour and low migration characteristics. Engineered and manufactured in accordance with EuPIA (European Printing Ink Association) guidelines and the GMP (Good Manufacturing Practices), the LP-9000 LO/LM product is suitable for use in printed packages for the food, cosmetic, pharmaceutical, and other sensitive applications. This new low-migration offset series has been specially formulated for printing on the non-food contact surface of paper and cardboard media.

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.

An international labelling manufacturer with over 100 years’ experience, Skanem is a packaging industry expert. As a producer of self-adhesive, liner-less and smart labels, alongside flexible packaging film, Skanem has an international reach, with production sites in the UK, Scandinavia, Poland, Asia and Africa. It offers its customers, from all industries and segments, a full service, including portfolio optimisation, warehouse management, logistics and design. Since the 1990s Skanem’s Cardiff branch has relied on Fujifilm’s Sericol high quality inks and expert knowledge to help them produce pristine, striking products, all while adhering to the company’s environmental beliefs.

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