Archive for November, 2012

26 November 2012: Large-format printing business Ottimo Digital has invested in a second Epson SureColor SC-S30600 printer.

The 64-inch (162.6cm), four-colour, roll-fed machine was supplied by Epson reseller Spandex and joins one installed earlier this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Europe’s first Screen Truepress JetSX B2 sheet-fed inkjet press has been installed at UK commercial printer RCS, based in Retford, Nottinghamshire.

Managing director Michael Todd describes his latest acquisition as “a game changer for the business, a compelling and unique product that opens the door to more specialised applications and more rewarding business opportunities.” Read the rest of this entry »

Visitors arriving by train at Stratford Station, the main public transport hub for the Olympics and Paralympics, were greeted by a dramatic wrap of the entire station, visible during the hours of darkness as well as daylight.

It was made possible by using Contra Vision® BACKLITE™ patented see-through graphic technology; an effect not achievable with any other perforated window film on the market.

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14 November 2012 – The Verdigris Project’s distinctive approach to investigating and communicating the environmental impact of print media has won the support of the world’s leading offset press manufacturer.

Heidelberg Druckmaschinen AG has become an associate member of the not-for-profit research initiative, which works with the global graphic arts community — printers, manufacturers, print buyers and publishers — to evaluate the carbon footprints of different media.

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44 and 64-inch models mark Epson’s entry into textile printing

14 November 2012 – Today Epson enters the dye sublimation printing market for the first time with the announcement of two roll-fed dye sublimation printers: the 44-inch SureColor SC-F6000 and the 64-inch SureColor SC-F7000.

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Spectral-based technology, years in the making, creates high-quality multicolour profiles simulating the printing behaviour of diverse printing variables—without the need of ‘proprietary chart based’ press fingerprinting

8 November 2012, Tübingen – GMG, a leading developer and supplier of high-end colour management software solutions, announces the commercial launch of GMG OpenColor, a software system that offers precise and predicable spot colour simulation—and with less effort than other systems.

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