Archive for October, 2010

The Devon labels and packaging specialist was determined to find the perfect solution for the launch of its new reprographics company, Think Repro

ThinkRepro Logo

Tuebingen (25.10.2010) Exeter labels and packaging specialist James Townsend has launched its inhouse prepress department as a separate reprographics company called Think Repro as part of its expansion plans. It has also installed a Roland VersaUV LEC-330 which, linked to its GMG colour management workflow, enables it to offer colour accurate proofs on any substrate.

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Press release


This red carpet event brings the best in wide format printing, technology and substrates to an audience of UK digital, wide format and speciality print production companies

Screen has announced the Widescreen 2010 Premiere, an event that brings together the stars of the wide format world in its headquarters in Milton Keynes on 30 November to 2 December 2010. As well as the latest wide format printers from Screen, the Widescreen 2010 Premiere will star equipment from EskoArtwork and ancillaries from the world of specialist high-quality graphics such as lenticular and 3D.

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Marietta, GA, October 21, 2010 – A common theme throughout the recently concluded Labelexpo Americas 2010 was the continuing implementation of digital printing  – and more specifically, inkjet printing – as the fastest-growing segment of the label industry.

As speed and print quality continues to improve, supported by shorter runs requested by brand owners, more and more print providers seek out digital solutions.

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Digigraphie by Epson, is a symbol of quality and longevity, offering photographers, artists and museums an additional unique selling proposition for their work.

21st October 2010 – Epson has announced that Digigraphie, its label of excellence for photographers, artists, print bureaux, galleries and museums, will be launched in the UK in early 2011. Digigraphie by Epson enables artists, galleries, museums and bureaux alike to maximise their opportunities to add value to their work exclusively, by using the very best printing technology together with a wide range of certified media, therefore  guaranteeing  exceptional, repeatable  quality. Those participating in this programme have the added benefit of being able to showcase their works on-line by uploading their images to a dedicated section of the website.

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12th October 2010 – Optima, Canada was asked to produce furniture featuring multiple wood grain effects for the Matelas La Pensee showroom using Exterior Medite, which is an MDF panel developed specifically for use in a wide range of external applications including external signs and woodwork as well as marine craft interiors.

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New product receives prestigious accolade three days after launch

5 October 2010 – Epson® is proud to have received a Photokina STAR award for its Epson Stylus Pro 4900, just three days after its launch at Photokina, Cologne. The 17-inch production printer has been specifically developed to deliver the best possible print quality for commercial photographs, proofs and fine art reproduction.

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Tuebingen/Nagano (September 30, 2010) – GMG, a leading developer and supplier of high-end color management software solutions, and Mimaki, a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers and cutting machines for the sign/graphics, textile/apparel and industrial markets today announced that the GMG ColorProof proofing solution will be available shortly for the Mimaki UJF-706 inkjet printer.

This new joint solution from GMG and Mimaki, enabling high-quality contone and halftone proofing applications, is being demonstrated for the first time from October 5-8 on the booth of Mimaki 5i-21 at Tokyo Pack 2010.

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GMG ColorProof 5.2 features the brand-new Adobe® PDF Print Engine 2.5, advanced spot color handling, and the new GMG ProofControl Inline software module for fully automated proof verification for the new Epson Stylus Pro 4900, 7890 and 9890 printers.

Tuebingen (October 4, 2010) – GMG, a leading developer and supplier of high-end color management software solutions, is showing version 5.2 of GMG ColorProof for the first time at Graph Expo in Chicago from October 3-6. Version 5.2 incorporates major innovations such as the integration of the new Adobe® PDF Print Engine 2.5 and support of the new Epson Stylus Pro 4900, 7890 and 9890 printers. The packaging market will benefit from a number of improvements to the SpotColor Editor.

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