Mimaki introduces TS30-1300 entry-level dye sublimation printer

Mimaki USA has introduced its TS30-1300 entry-level dye sublimation printer for light production environments. This 54-inch-wide, roll-based model is a dedicated dye sublimation transfer paper printer ideal for first-time users or design shops producing short-run pieces, samples and custom work for transfer to textiles or hard surfaces. The TS30 is best suited to just-as-needed production … Read more →

C.P. Bourg introduces industry’s first scalable sheet preparation module for intervention-free bookmaking and binding

The new Bourg Preparation Module (BPM) simplifies and automates the production of books and booklets, delivering economies of scale, a streamlined workflow and shorter turnaround, said the OEM. Sheets are converted from large to small formats in a single pass, enabling multiple book or booklet formats from media of a single size. The BPM will … Read more →

New Touch7 plug-in lets users take advantage of extended colour gamut within images in seconds

Touch7, a new U.K.-based software company specializing in creating design tools for Adobe CC, and for designing in and separating artwork for ECG printing, is eliminating the manual masking required for utilizing extended colour gamut within an image. Developed to empower photographers, printers, designers and prepress personnel, Touch7 is an Extended Colour Gamut system for … Read more →

Actega unveils new MotionCoat UV coating that creates motion-like special effects

Actega North America (Delran, NJ), a market leader in the innovation of specialty coatings and chemicals for the printing and packaging industries, has added MotionCoat to its specialty coatings’ portfolio. MotionCoat is a patent-pending UV coating system that, when used in conjunction with vector-based artwork, creates an “amazing motion-like image,” said the company. The new … Read more →

Epson announces WorkForce Pro M5000 Series of Monochrome Printers

Epson America’s inexpensive new WorkForce Pro WF-M5694 multifunction printer and WorkForce Pro WF-M5194 single function monochrome printer are both designed to maximize business productivity for small networked work groups. Powered by Epson’s next-generation PrecisionCore technology, the WF-M5694 and WF-M5194 provide “the lowest-cost monochrome printing in their class.” Equipped with a 10,000-page cartridge yield and up … Read more →

Mimaki USA unveils UJV55-320 super wide format UV-LED printer

Mimaki USA, a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers and cutters, has unveiled its UJV55-320 super wide format UV-LED printer, a 127.9-inch roll-to-roll model featuring seven ink colours including white, for printing on transparent or coloured media. The printer is ideal for creating oversized graphics on a variety of materials with “vibrant colours and a … Read more →

Masterwork USA introduces MK1450ERS die-cutting and stripping machine

Masterwork USA, a leading manufacturer of folding carton and packaging equipment, has unveiled its new large-format MK1450ERS automatic platen die-cutting machine with full stripping and blanking capabilities. It has a large maximum sheet size of 1,450 mm x 1,080 mm, thus providing more usable space – and dramatically increasing its production capability, reducing material waste, … Read more →