SGIA launches new conference for wide-format leaders

Industry leaders and executives are supporting WFX – The Wide-Format Exchange – a new conference from the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) and ST Media Group, coming to Minneapolis, Minnesota May 21–23, 2018. With three days of networking, educational sessions and thought-provoking keynote speakers, WFX 2018 will focus on the convergence of markets and technologies … Read more →

Wallpen creates device that prints directly onto walls using Xaar technology

An innovative and highly practical solution that uses inkjet technology from Xaar to create wonderful designs on indoor and outdoor walls has been launched in Germany by Wallpen GmbH. The Wallpen Printer is a patented, mobile, large-format UV printer system for printing pictures and graphics direct to walls and other vertical surfaces. It prints brilliant, … Read more →

Esko launches largest digital cutting table for non-stop production

Esko, a leading global supplier of integrated solutions for the packaging, labels, sign and display industries, has launched the Kongsberg C66 – a digital finishing table designed for short-run production of corrugated applications. Built on decades of Kongsberg table innovations integrated with Esko software solutions, the Kongsberg C66 “is the largest digital cutting table for … Read more →

HP introduces DesignJet T830 Wide-Format Multifunction Printer

The new HP DesignJet T830 24” Multifunction Printer is an ultra-compact, versatile large-format printing solution for architects, engineers and construction teams to seamlessly collaborate onsite and across sites by printing, copying, scanning and sharing plans with a single device. It joins a portfolio that can handle any size of project, while offering the same HP … Read more →

Canon unveils imagePrograf TX Series

Canon U.S.A. continues to broaden its line-up of large-format devices with its new imagePrograf TX Series, designed for customers who have higher productivity needs for their technical documents. Consisting of four new devices (the imagePrograf TX-3000, TX-3000 MFP T36, TX-4000, and TX-4000 MFP T36), the TX series features major advances to the core technologies of … Read more →

Epson introduces SureColor F9370 Dye-Sublimation Inkjet Printer

Epson America’s latest wide-format textile printer is designed to deliver high-speed, reliable productivity for digital dye-sublimation transfers for a range of polyester textile and apparel applications. The new 64-inch F9370 features industrial-level production with speeds up to 1,169 square feet per hour, and an integrated new fabric-wiping system coupled with highly accurate roll-to-roll media support … Read more →

Ricoh unveils new Pro T7210 wide-format printer for the décor market

Ricoh USA has announced a new wide-format flatbed printer designed to bring low-maintenance reliability and ease-of-use to the decorative printing market. The new Ricoh Pro T7210 offers users the ability to handle diverse materials of varied thicknesses, helping them to further broaden their revenue streams. “This newest portfolio addition is the culmination of decades of … Read more →

New ISA whitepaper explores opportunities in next evolution in wide-format print

A new whitepaper from The International Sign Association (ISA), Capturing the Next Evolution of Wide Format Print Opportunities, offers insight into where the print industry is headed. The whitepaper, prepared by KeyPoint Intelligence and sponsored by EFI, looks at a number of emerging areas of opportunity – including high-end point-of-purchase and point-of-sale; short-run packaging and … Read more →

Fastsigns adds more locations in Canada and seeks Area Developer in Quebec

Fastsigns International, has opened two new centers in Canada in the first half of 2017, and has signed four franchise agreements to develop additional new locations in Calgary, Winnipeg and Oshawa in the coming months. Due to the ongoing worldwide need for visual communications and digital signage technology, and an extremely successful 2016, the company … Read more →

Mutoh launches ValueJet 626UF UV-LED flatbed printer

Mutoh America’s new ValueJet 626UF 19” x 23” UV-LED flatbed printer features an expanded print width and depth as well as an optional rotary attachment for printing on cylindrical items. “The ValueJet 626UF will further expand our UV-LED printer line,” said Brian Phipps, President of Mutoh America. “From promotional items, directional signage, awards, specialty, labels … Read more →