Mutoh Receives Patent for UV Local Dimming Technology for UV-LED Inkjets

MUTOH has been granted a patent for its groundbreaking UV Local Dimming Control (LDC) Technology. The technology enables the precise application of CMYK, White, and Clear Varnish in a single pass on Mutoh UV-LED inkjet printers. This cutting-edge feature is made possible by a UV-LED ink-curing lamp that has six different sections. Each section can … Read more

EFI Sells Productivity Software Business to Symphony Technology Group

On January 5, EFI (Electronics for Imaging) announced that they had completed the sale of its eProductivity Software (EPS) packaging and print productivity software business to an affiliate of Symphony Technology Group (STG). STG is a private-equity partner to market-leading companies in data, software, and analytics. EPS will become an independent global software company, offering … Read more

Epson SureColor V7000 UV Flatbed Printer Is Versatile Option for High-Quality Outdoor Signs, Promotional Products, and More

The Epson SureColor V7000 is Epson’s first UV-LED flatbed printer. Capable of printing on rigid substrates up to 4 x 8 ft. in size and up to 3 inches thick, the 10-color V7000 is a flexible, reliable, entry-level flatbed inkjet printer. “The SureColor V7000 was specifically designed to address common pain points of flatbed printer … Read more

Inkcups Wins Award for Helix Hi-Fi Direct-to-Shape Inkjet Printer

The 6-color Helix® Hi-Fi photorealistic digital rotary printer manufactured by Inkcups has earned a 2019 SGIA Product of the Year award in the non-flatbed, Direct-to-Shape Printers category. Ideal for promotional and retail markets, the Helix® Hi-Fi prints multi-color graphics and photos on straight-walled cylinders, tapers, and objects with limited wall curvatures. The Helix® Hi-Fi uses … Read more

Kornit Atlas Industrial Garment Decorating System Handles Higher Production Levels

The Kornit Atlas is a heavy-duty system for industrial garment-decoration businesses. Capable of running to 350,000 impressions per year, the Atlas is being marketed to highly productive garment decorators, mid- to large-sized screen-printing firms, and innovative businesses.  “This is a huge leap forward, not only for Kornit, but also for the direct-to-garment printing industry as a whole,” said Omer … Read more

ISA White Paper Focuses on Leveraging Wide Format Applications

Many printing businesses are already using wide-format printing equipment to create banners, vehicle graphics, signs, window graphics and backlit displays. So, what other types of applications can growth-oriented printing businesses create? A new ISA white paper, “Leveraging the Wide Format Application Opportunity,” provides a road map into areas such as wallpaper, fabric soft signage, industrial … Read more

See the Massivit 3D Printer for Large-Format Visual Communications

Visitors to the 2018 ISA Sign Expo can learn about creative applications of the large-format Massivit 1800 3D printer. The Massivit 3D printer uses Massivit’s proprietary Gel Dispensing Printing (GDP) printing technology to quickly produce lightweight, hollow, 3D-printed models up to 6 feet high. Printing, sign, and display companies can use the Massivit 1800 to … Read more

Wallpen Vertical Inkjet Printer Applies Images Directly to Walls

The Wallpen E1 vertical inkjet printer by Wallpen GmbH uses Xaar inkjet technology and UV-curable inks to print large pictures and graphics directly on indoor and outdoor walls and other vertical surfaces. It prints in brilliant, durable and high-definition colors directly onto a wide variety of substrates including plaster, wallpaper, wood, stone, plastic, tiles, glass, metal … Read more

Innovative RMGT Offset Press Will Run at PRINT 17

All the hype about advanced digital printing equipment obscures the fact that most high-volume print jobs are still produced on offset, flexographic, and gravure printing presses. While these analog printing methods are considered mature, the newest systems incorporate technologies and automation that make them more competitive with production digital presses. So when print companies decide to … Read more

Duggal Visual Solutions Expands Its Digital Offset Printing Capabilities

Duggal Visual Solutions in New York is an excellent example of how a company that began as a big-city photo lab has evolved to offer whatever types of digital imaging, printing, and ancillary services their clients might need. Over the past 50 years, Duggal has helped some of the world’s leading image-makers communicate visually with their customers and … Read more