Drupa, the world’s largest printing industry tradeshow set for May 31 to June 10 in Düsseldorf, Germany, will see 1,500 exhibitors from over 50 countries showcasing their products, services and technology throughout its 19 expansive halls. Exhibitors will showcase all that’s new to some 300,000 visitors from over 120 countries. World-renowned OEM Agfa Graphics will … Read more →
Agfa Graphics has released the latest version of its Apogee Prepress workflow. Apogee Prepress Version 9.1 adds better support for wide-format printing, optimized imposition layout creation, and improved print-buyer interaction in Apogee WebApproval. “Apogee Prepress is the only hybrid prepress production solution that drives wide-format and digital commercial presses, in addition to CTP, CTF and … Read more →
Roland DG Corporation, a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers and printer/cutters worldwide, has announced the launch of the VG-640/540 64” and 54” printer/cutters, calling them “a new generation of advanced wide-format, eco-solvent inkjet printer/cutters” released under the TrueVIS brand. According to Yuko Maeda, Division President of Roland DG’s Business Development Unit, the VG series … Read more →
Mohawk, North America’s largest privately owned manufacturer of fine papers, envelopes and specialty substrates for commercial and digital printing, has announced a major expansion of its wide-format inkjet portfolio for the growing digital printing market. The Mohawk wide-format Inkjet portfolio, which previously consisted of six items, now expands to 112 items, featuring 32 different product … Read more →
Foster (Montgomeryville, PA), a major supplier of cutting devices and other post-press equipment for over 65 years, has released its Low Profile On-a-Roll Lifter – a new lower-profile roll lifter for handling wide or heavy media rolls, particularly those used with grand-format and wide-format printers. The new design adds ergonomic features that enable operators to … Read more →
There are a number of large format printing systems available on the market today and we can break them down into different categories.