Norfolk based ReproArts has been in business for over 60 years, starting out as a screen printer, and in that time has seen a lot of changes in the industry. Priding itself on keeping up to date with the latest technology, not only did it install the first fully automatic Sericol screen printer in the 1970s, a serious leap into the unknown at the time, but it has recently installed the first Fujifilm Acuity Advance X2 in the UK.
Meech International will firmly position itself at Labelexpo as a major supplier of web cleaning technologies, with the official worldwide launch of ShearClean™. This non-contact system is the latest addition to the Witney, UK manufacturer’s line-up of web cleaning systems and is suitable for sectors ranging from narrow web label printing (litho, gravure, flexo) and converting to food packaging and pharmaceutical applications.
FUJIFILM Europe, a leading supplier of total solutions for the Graphic Arts industry, today announces the commercial availability of its high speed thermal plate for newspaper applications, Brillia LH-NN2, first announced at Ifra 2008.
As mid-summer arrives, and with over 85,000 students having engaged in PrintIT! over the last four years, more than 200 schools have already pre-registered to take part in the fifth annual PrintIT! competition. This unprecedented number of advanced registrations comes prior to its official launch to teachers and schools, which is set to take place later this year, for completion as part of the curriculum during the Autumn term.
FUJIFILM Graphic Systems recently won the five-year contract to supply its Brillia HD LH-PJE plates to Ordnance Survey, Great Britain’s national mapping agency.
Spandex Increases Business Opportunities for Printers with New Environmentally-Friendly, Non-PVC Media
Spandex, the pioneering one-stop supplier of complete and innovative solutions to the digital printing and sign making industries worldwide, has expanded its ImagePerfect™ range of media with new environmentally-friendly, 100 percent PVC-free materials. Specifically designed for large format digital inkjet printing, the new materials are compatible with all eco-solvent and solvent inks, as well as UV-cured inks and are suitable for use in an extensive range of indoor and outdoor signage applications. The new ImagePerfect™ polyolefin products are both plasticiser- and chlorine-free and feature a specially-developed top-coating for vibrant, high quality printability.
Madico Graphic Films, a leading UK supplier of specialist pressure-sensitive coated film products for graphic applications, has expanded its portfolio of optically clear finishing media with the addition of new defect-free over-laminating films and double-sided mounting adhesives. As with all Madico substrates, the new product ranges benefit from clean-room manufacture – a key differentiator over some other products on the market – which ensures superior cleanliness and consistency to achieve optimum image vibrancy in graphic/signage applications.
FUJIFILM Europe today announces the commercial availability of version 2.1 of its XMF cross-media workflow solution. With a wide range of new features, XMF v2.1 is the ideal solution for managing complex, multi-process production environments, maximising both print quality and efficiency.
FUJIFILM Europe today announces the commercial availability of the Brillia PRO-VN plate, a low-chemistry violet CTP plate specifically developed for the newspaper market.
FUJIFILM Europe today announces the commercial availability of Brillia HD PRO-V, a low-chemistry violet CTP plate. Brillia HD PRO-V brings the benefits of high quality, low-chemistry plate production to users of violet CTP systems, and is suitable for all commercial print applications.
Spandex’s ImagePerfect™ Range of Digital and Signage Materials Receive Fire-Resistance Rating Certificates
Spandex, the pioneering one-stop supplier of complete and innovative solutions to the digital printing and sign making industries worldwide, has announced that all materials within its ImagePerfect™ Signage range and a large proportion of its extensive ImagePerfect™ Digital range of materials now have fire-resistance rating certificates, opening a whole host of application opportunities for these products.
World-leader in total coding, marking, printing and traceability solutions Domino, has announced a 90-unit order for its M-Series print and apply systems from Norwegian food producer Nortura. The installations are used for labelling egg cartons and encompass all Nortura’s egg packaging lines across four sites, signalling the company’s commitment to achieving the highest quality of coding and marking.