More than three million square metres of pigment used in the Home Textile sector printed by the Monna Lisa digital textile printer – the result of collaboration between Epson, For.Tex. and F.lli Robustelli

The three companies take part in Heimtextil 2017
10–13 January 2017 – Frankfurt (Pavilion 6 Stand C10
)

 Milan, 9th January 2017 – The Monna Lisa printer has made history in the Home Textile sector with more than three million square metres of pigment printed since 2005. This digital textile printer has revolutionised the textile printing market. It is the result of years of collaboration between Epson, a pioneer in digital printing technology for fabrics, and For.Tex. and F.lli Robustelli, companies that are now part of the Group. These three companies will be at Heimtextil to show the Home Textile and furnishing market digital printing on fabrics using high-quality pigments with a low environmental impact.

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Cambridge: 6th January 2017 – Xaar plc, the leader in industrial inkjet technology, is delighted to announce a new partnership with Italian ink manufacturer Metco Srl to deliver Xaar-approved Solvent Soluble Inks (SSI) for use in GS12C and GS40C variants of the Xaar 1003 printhead and the Xaar 2001 GS12C.

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Heimtextil showcase for best of
Epson ‘Design for Living 2017’ textile designs

6th January 2017 – Epson has chosen a textile design developed by Evgenia Guliev, a young student studying at Niederrhein University of Applied Sciences in Germany, to demonstrate the quality and flexibility of its digital textile printing technology at Heimtextil (Stand C10, Hall 6.0, 10-13 January 2017, Messe Frankfurt).

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Bulgarian print group cuts lottery scratch card printing from three weeks to just two days with new ‘total solution’ Edale 17-colour web press featuring inline personalisation and Edale’s AiiR Autonomous Inking, Impression and Register control system.

Hampshire, UK – 5th January 2017 – The Demax Graphic Arts Group, Bulgaria, has invested in a fully automated Edale FL5 single-pass flexographic press to print sophisticated lottery scratch cards. The press, the first of its kind in Europe, has been installed at the Demax production facility in Sofia and has already transformed the company’s scratch card printing capability.
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 Improved speeds, colour consistency, process control and enhanced tiling
to do more in less time

 

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 4, 2017– Onyx Graphics, Inc., today announced the immediate availability of ONYX 12.1 software, the latest version of the company’s wide format print workflow and RIP products. ONYX 12.1 software features accelerated speed and performance, a simplified user interface, enhanced automation and advanced finishing tools to do more in less time. ONYX 12.1 software is available for the full ONYX software product line including ONYX Thrive workflow software; and ONYX ProductionHouse, ONYX PosterShop and ONYX RIPCenter RIP software.

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15th December 2016 – Inca Digital has further expanded its global sales network for the Inca SpyderX dual flatbed/roll-fed printer by appointing experienced specialist resellers in Italy and Russia.

Sales and support in Italy will be handled by SMG SPA, a leading specialist graphic arts supplier with over 20 years’ experience representing major brands such as Fuji, Kodak, Xerox, Toyo Ink, Roland and Pressmax in the graphic arts and related markets.  SMG SPA provides extensive coverage throughout Italy from distribution sites in Verona and Udine.

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The Innovation Research Lab and The Printing Research Center, in collaboration with For.tex and F.lli Robustelli, aim to develop and promote the digital textile printing industry worldwide.

MILAN, Italy, and TOKYO, Japan, 14 December 2016 – Seiko Epson Corporation (TSE: 6724, “Epson”) a pioneer of digital textile printing, announces two new hub sites dedicated to the development of new industrial digital textile products. The Innovation Research Lab, focusing on ink technology R&D, has been created by Epson together with For.Tex. The Printing Research Center, in collaboration with F.lli Robustelli, a major player in production engineering for textile printers and recently acquired by Epson, will aid future development of Epson inkjet core technology dedicated to textile printing.

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Cambridge: 15th December 2016 - Xaar plc, the world leader in industrial inkjet technology, is delighted to announce its new Xaar 3D Centre in Nottingham, UK.  This new facility, which opens in January 2017, will deliver 3D printing services and equipment to OEMs, material suppliers and end users. Xaar is also delighted to announce its new 3D team, headed up by Professor Neil Hopkinson. The expansion of Xaar’s 3D business is a key part of the Company’s 2020 strategic vision.

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13th December 2016 South East Workwear has invested in an Epson SureColor SC-F2000 direct-to-garment printer to boost its customised shirt printing productivity and flexibility with significant cost and labour benefits, and grow its business by expanding into new areas.

Family-run South East Workwear specialises in selling workwear online and from its Abingdon shop. It also provides an embroidery and print service for up to 700 customised tops a day for a variety of work, promotional, sports and events wear from its factory right next door.

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Cambridge: 29 November 2016 – Xaar plc, the leader in industrial inkjet technology, is delighted that its innovative Xaar 2001 printhead has won the ‘Product of the Year Award’ at the 20th NMI Awards held at the Hilton Hotel, Bankside (17th November, London, UK).

The NMI Awards is a prestigious annual programme delivered by NMI, a UK industry association for electronic systems, microelectronics and semiconductors; its mission is to increase the quality and quantity of electronic engineering and manufacturing in the UK and Ireland. This year’s awards received a record number of entries making competition stronger than ever.

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