> Fujifilm Sericol Australia Pty Limited announces they are now a distributor for Mutoh’s range of digital textile inkjet printers in Australia. Fujifilm Sericol Australia’s Digital Business Manager Robert Wilson states “The introduction of the Mutoh range of Digital Textile printers compliments the recent addition of J-Teck ink and Coldenhove paper to our product range and enables us to offer a complete solution for digital textile printers. >
>The Category winners joined FESPA and HP, the exclusive sponsor of the Awards, at a VIP dinner event at Geneva’s prestigious Villa Sarasin on the eve of the FESPA Digital Printing Europe 2008 exhibition, where they received their Award certificates from representatives of the two organisations, and met some of the Awards jurors. >
>The exhibition season is now in full swing, with ISA in the USA closing after record levels of delegates thronged the aisles and now FESPA in Geneva opens with 40% additional expo space compared to the inaugural event in Amsterdam. >
The International Sign Association (ISA) today called its 2008 International Sign Expo “the biggest sign show ever.” Held March 26-29, 2008, at the Orange County Convention Centre in Orlando, Florida, the event drew large crowds and – for the fourth consecutive year in a row – boasted more exhibit booths than any previous Expo. In addition, this year’s event hosted thousands of international visitors in Orlando, with a total of 3,723 individuals representing 111 countries outside the U.S.
Of course it has but not perhaps in the long term. This news may astound you. A new technology has been born in the laboratory of Inkski, a Cambridge (UK) research organisation, it's called LiLo, which is an acronym for Light Initiated Liquid Offset. It has the potential to make existing technologies, including wide format inkjet, redundant.
The arrival of a new Sei laser cutting machine from Italy at Mulford Plastics Dandenong opens a whole range of new possibilities for Mulfords customers. Sheet cut to size has been a staple offering in plastic sheet distribution for many years. But this new equipment, with its capabilities to import CAD files and convert sheet into complicated shapes, with curves and holes, with absolute precision takes the business to another level.
Mutoh will use FESPA Digital in Geneva next month to present its new high-performance 2.6 metre wide digital transfer printer, called Viper 100. The new Viper 100 is an addition to Mutoh’s existing Viper 65 (165 cm) and Viper 90 (220 cm) dye sub printers.
Sakata Inx worldwide operations has announced an agreement to take a majority interest in Megaink Digital a.s. The company will offer customers a broad spectrum of digital ink products and services for wide and super-wide format printing as a member of INX Digital, the digital arm of INX International Ink Co.
Océ USA has launched the Océ CS9200 Series low-solvent inkjet printers offering production print speeds and high quality output.
Kyocera Corporation President Makoto Kawamura today announced that his company has developed the world’s fastest high-resolution inkjet printhead for commercial applications. The company will commence global sales of the new KJ4 Series printhead in April 2008.
As of 1st April 2008 the Sublimation, Flags, Banners and Display side of ColourWorks Textile Printers has been re-branded, and is now called Textiles Alive Printers NZ.