Archive for May, 2012

Cambridge: 21st May 2012 – Xaar, the leader in digital ceramic printing technology, announces the launch of a new model of the revolutionary Xaar 1001 inkjet printhead family.

The Xaar 1001 GS12 printhead will enable ceramic tile manufacturers to achieve deep and rich colours. It can also be used at double the speed of the Xaar 1001 GS6. This new printhead features Xaar’s patented TF Technology™ to give unrivalled reliability with low maintenance, ensuring maximum manufacturing productivity in the harshest industrial environments.

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Thursday 17th May: Epson tomorrow announces its 70th anniversary, celebrating as many years in business.

Epson began life in 1942 as a watch components manufacturer named Daiwa Kogyo in the Japanese city of Suwa, Nagano Prefecture.  Since then, Epson has grown to become a globally recognised brand and leader in imaging and innovation.

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Best price/performance ratio accolade for new 64-inch signage printer

14 May 2012 – The Epson SureColor SC-S30600 wide format printer has won the European Digital Press Award 2012 for ‘Best Wide Format Roll to Roll Printer up to 1.6m’.

The Award recognises innovative new digital products launched over the last year and the SureColor SC-S30600 was chosen as the best in its class by the judges because: “The price/performance ratio is a breakthrough with such high quality output.”

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In a Euro2 million investment Leaderform, Verona, one of Italy’s leading direct mail and business communication companies, has bought a second high-speed Screen Truepress Jet520ZZ inkjet web press. The company made the decision this week at drupa and the innovative duplex press will be installed in Leaderform’s Verona offices in June by local Screen Truepress distributor Atlantic Zeiser S.r.l.

The company’s investment in a second 220m/min Truepress Jet520ZZ is in response to the outstanding success of its first press installed last year and significant growth in print orders as a direct result.  Leaderform has an aggressive growth plan over the next five years. Its strategy is to steadily replace its legacy toner-based print technology with inkjet to dramatically reduce the cost of production, improve quality and increase production capacity.

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Tuebingen (4 May 2012) – Never before has the combined printing of process and spot colors been simulated on proofs with such convincing color accuracy.

Today at drupa 2012, GMG unveils GMG OpenColor, its new proofing solution for the packaging market (Booth B25, Hall4). With the advanced development of GMG color management, Dr. Hanno Hoffstadt’s research group has responded to the need to create predictable proofs of offset, flexo and gravure prints. The innovative and groundbreaking technology is GMG OpenColor’s ability to allow for color-accurate reproductions of print processes that use spot colors and multicolor separations with more than the traditional four process colors (CMYK).

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Tuebingen (4 May 2012) – Today at drupa GMG, a leading developer and supplier of high-end color management software solutions, introduces GMG CoZone, a comprehensive web strategy, and an answer to soft proofing.

Experts will meet experts at GMG’s drupa booth B25 in Hall 4. Where the focus of interest is on color accuracy and reliable processes, the logical conclusion is to extend the decision-making process, involving all stakeholders. With GMG CoZone, all essential requirements for professional media and color management are deployed in the cloud.
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‘Best in class’ Truepress Jet W1632UV delivers razor sharp quality at high-volume

Screen announces the launch of a new, high-speed, flat-bed wide format printer that brings new levels of productivity to the sign and display industry. The Truepress Jet W1632UV inkjet printer offers high productivity, outstanding image quality and the capability to image on a wide range of substrates. The printer makes its global debut at drupa (Hall 9/stand A40).

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Next-generation label printing system offers high throughput and high imaging quality

Today Screen launches the Truepress Jet L350UV UV inkjet label printing system. The new system incorporates innovative technology to deliver high-quality, high throughput, single-pass imaging and will be demonstrated for the first time worldwide at drupa on the Screen stand (9/A40).
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Cost-effective, high-speed, 4-colour printer range makes global debut at Drupa 2012

3 May 2012 – Today at Drupa 2012, Epson expands its new SureColor wide-format printer line-up with the global launch of three cost-effective, high-speed, 4-colour printers for CAD, GIS and POS applications. The Epson SureColor SC-T7000, SC-T5000 and SC-T3000 offer fast, reliable printing on coated and non-coated media up to 44-inch (1,118mm), 36-inch (914mm) and 24-inch (610mm) wide respectively.

Designed to fit seamlessly into the office environment, the printers feature sleek styling, small footprints and low noise levels, and are operated from the front to allow convenient placement against a wall.

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64-inch (162.6cm) printer with white and metallic ink makes global debut at Drupa 2012

3 May 2012 – Epson launches the 8- and 10-colour wide-format SureColor SC-S70600: the company’s first 64-inch (162.6cm) roll-fed printer to support white and metallic inks simultaneously.  The printer makes its global debut at Drupa 2012.

The SureColor SC-S70600 is designed for companies that need maximum quality and application flexibility. It combines ultra high-quality, versatile wide colour gamut capability, flexibility and productivity in a printer that is capable of producing everything from simple signage to high-end displays and décor.
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