Mactac releases new product bundles for vehicle and wall wraps

Mactac Distributor Products (Stow, Ohio) has unveiled new bundled product packages for full vehicle wraps, partial vehicle wraps and rough wall-wrap applications. Designed to save customers time and money, the new product bundles feature Mactac’s popular print-media and laminating film combinations. The media/laminate bundles offer discounted pricing on high-quality vehicle and wall-wrap products. The bundled … Read more →

Global economy expected to begin recovering in mid-summer: ISA Quarterly Report

The International Sign Association’s (ISA – Alexandria, Virginia) Sign Industry Quarterly Economic Report anticipates a tough second quarter of 2020. But the good news, the organization said, is that the pandemic is expected to subside by the third quarter. The report was compiled by IHS Markit and analyzes each segment of the market upstream and … Read more →

Mimaki providing reinvestment solutions to help clients’ businesses grow

    Mimaki USA (Suwanee, Georgia), a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers and cutters, has announced the launch of a new customer-focused financial solution – its Wide Format Investment Program. This service “enables customers to protect their cash, overcome budget limitations and acquire the right printing equipment for existing jobs as well as future … Read more →

Mimaki adds ColorPainter Series of wide-format printers to its repertoire

The new Mimaki M-64s Traffic Sign Printer. Mimaki USA (Suwanee, Georgia), a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers and cutters, has announced that the OKI ColorPainter Series of printers has now been integrated into the OEM’s product lines. This follows the January, 2020 announcement from Mimaki Engineering (Japan) that concluded an exclusive international sales agreement … Read more →

Roland DG releases new LEF2-300D UV Flatbed Printer

Roland DG Corporation (Hamamatsu, Japan), a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers and printer/cutters, has announced a new addition to its popular VersaUV LEF2 Series of ‘Benchtop’ UV Flatbed Printers. The LEF2-300D features an expanded workspace that supports a height of up to 200 mm (7.87 inches) compared to the standard model. The LEF2 series … Read more →

Agfa upgrades its Jeti Tauro H3300 LED

Agfa Graphics recently upgraded its heavy-duty, large-format, hybrid flagship printer with more new features and user benefits. These include: Four-colour and six-colour printheads. The Jeti Tauro H3300 LED now also comes in a 4-colour version (CMYK), which reaches ‘sellable production quality’ in a just 3 passes. The 6-colour version, on the other hand, is ideal … Read more →

Registration now open for educational sessions at ISA’s International Sign Expo

Registration is now open for educational sessions at the International Sign Association’s (ISA’s) International Sign Expo 2020. The annual event will be held April 2-4 (with pre-conference educational sessions April 1) at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. The pre-conference educational workshops will help sign, graphics and visual communications companies expand into new … Read more →

Ricoh brings its groundbreaking wide-format industrial inkjet technology to Canada

The Ricoh Pro TF6250 and Ricoh Pro L5160 wide-format printers are coming to Canada this fall. Both use industry-leading Ricoh inkjet print heads that have been the gold standard with other equipment manufacturers around the globe for decades. Excellence begins with exceptional, proven, print head technology  It’s one thing when an OEM rolls out new … Read more →

Five profitable niches for your wide-format printer

Tariff trade wars and trade relations with the U.S. have created some uncertainties within the Canadian marketplace, yet it has not impacted the Canadian economy as one may have expected. According to an RBC Economic Outlook Report, consumer spending and business investment remains optimistic. Despite a cautious spending environment in Canada, when it comes to … Read more →

Mutoh launches XpertJet eco-solvent printer line

Mutoh America has unveiled two new 64-inch, eco-solvent printers – the XpertJet 1641SR and XpertJet 1682SR. The latest additions to Mutoh’s line of wide-format printers, paired with Mutoh’s new MS41 Eco-Solvent ink, provides improved usability and reduces operational workload “which will ensure high-quality prints, high production output and user-friendly operation,” said the OEM. The XpertJet … Read more →