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 for the distribution of OKI Data’s ColorPainter printers, consumables and maintenance parts.

Three new models will join the Mimaki USA line-up – the 64-inch-wide ColorPainter M-64s Traffic Sign Printer, the 64-inch-wide ColorPainter M-64s Graphics Printer, and the 104-inch-wide H3-104s Grand Format Printer. Each of these models features photo-realistic quality and production print speeds, Dynamic Dot Printing Technology to control and optimize dot size and density, SX or 3MTM SX eco-solvent ink sets with extended-CMYK configuration options, and outdoor durability with comprehensive warranties with and without lamination, to support virtually any application.

Unique among the new series is the ColorPainter M-64s Traffic Sign Printer – an application-specific model that can help printers expand their business to serve a continuous need for traffic, wayfinding and safety signage. In addition to the features found in the Graphics Printer model, the Traffic Sign Printer supports SX spot inks in 7 approved traffic colours – red, green, blue, brown, black, yellow and orange. It also includes special media-handling features for thicker films designed for outdoor traffic signage. The Traffic Sign Printer models can print directly onto variety of retro-reflective sheeting grades. The combination of SX inks and approved films, provides up to a 10-year warranty for maximum durability, and is ASTM-compliant and MUTCD-compliant.