Foster introduces media lifter for Agfa Printers

The new Foster On-a-Roll Lifter Universal, the latest in the comprehensive Foster line of material-handling equipment, is specifically designed for Agfa Anapurna, Mira, Tauro and Titan printers. The new lifter enables operators to quickly and safely position rolls as heavy as 660 lbs. (300 kg) and as wide as 16 feet, 5 inches (5 m). On Agfa … Read more →

GPA adds Bantex Banner Media to wide-format lines

GPA, a market leader in substrate solutions for digital, offset and wide-format printing, has added Bantex Banner Media to its wide-format repertoire. Bantex delivers “unmatched quality, reliability and consistency. Now, GPA is providing this collection to help customers provide high-end banner solutions that make a lasting impact,” said the company. Bantex includes options for indoor … Read more →

Kernow releases Jet FloorSharK floor graphic film

Kernow North America’s KernowJet FloorSharK, developed by the Kernow R&D Team, “offers a unique solution for POS displays as well as significant benefits for distributors, printers, installation teams and end-users.” KernowJet FloorSharK is an easy-to-apply and easy-to-remove floor graphic film designed for most types of hard floors and short-pile carpet tiles. Typically, it’ll be used … Read more →

Tilia Labs releases tilia Griffin 1.0 automated layout solution for wide format

Tilia Labs (Ottawa, Ontario) creator of tilia Phoenix, “the new standard for planning and imposition automation,” has released its new automatic layout solution – tilia Griffin 1.0 – a prepress solution to automate the layout creation process for wide-format printing. Featuring an ultra-responsive interface, “beautiful” visuals, and intuitive design, Griffin 1.0 leverages the ultra-fast Phoenix … Read more →

Growth opportunities in wide-format printing

As volumes increase, new equipment enters the market, and new ink types are adopted, digital wide-format printing is seeing a worldwide rise of new substrates and applications. More printers are also investing in print and related production software. They’re looking to enter new markets and are relying on a strong software backend for successful management … Read more →

New ISA whitepaper explores opportunities in growing wide-format market

Over the next four years, according to the International Sign Association (ISA), wide-format production graphics are expected to nearly double in North America, creating significant opportunities. But understanding those opportunities and related challenges can be complex. The ISA’s new whitepaper, Wide Format Print Trends, Opportunities & Challenges: Identifying Areas of Untapped Potential in the Wide … Read more →

Ricoh unveils MP CW2201SP printer for AEC firms

Ricoh USA has unveiled its latest wide-format colour printer for the architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) markets to help companies capture, transform and manage information quickly and simply. The compact Ricoh MP CW2201SP “makes sharing wide-format technical drawings, schematics, presentations and other information easier than ever,” said the OEM. “In today’s new world of work, … Read more →

Pixartprinting launches new display products

Pixartprinting (Boston, MA), a leading web-to-print business that serves over 250,000 creative professionals globally, has expanded its display line with four new products to help its North American customers increase brand awareness and business visibility. “Pixartprinting is committed to the continued innovation of practical, versatile and cost-efficient communication tools for our customers’ evolving needs,” said … Read more →