During the past few years, the textile decoration market has experienced some of the most innovative solutions available in digital imaging. Prism Inks has been at the forefront of these technologies with its sublimation ink, direct-to-garment ink, direct-to-fabric ink and now direct-to-film ink. Recently the fastest growing segment of garment decoration is the direct-to-film market and Prism Inks is now launching its U.S.A. developed next-gen DTF inks, film and powder.

British Coatings Federation (BCF) members have joined other sectors in pledging to achieve net zero carbon emissions by 2050. The commitment was made at the recent BCF Board of Directors meeting in Manchester and will be backed up by more detailed Net Zero Roadmaps for each BCF sector.

NUtec Digital Ink is expanding its range of UV-curable inks optimised for LED lamp curing with the addition of the Ruby R20-HYB ink.

The reliability and robustness of the Xaar Hydra Ink Supply System has made it the number one choice for innovative digital printing company In2 Printing Solutions.

Sun Chemical has launched Xennia® Pearl pigment inks for high-speed industrial applications during Innovate 2021 Textile Innovation Week.

Sun Chemical will present its full portfolio of digital textile inks at the upcoming Innovate 2021 Textile Innovation Week from October 25-29. The event, which is a virtual exhibition for the textile industry, highlights innovative solutions and allows customers to discuss products and requirements directly with the Sun Chemical team.

Sakata INX, the parent corporation of INX International Ink Co., will be involved in two industry events in the next two weeks. The company will team up with INX Digital Czech A.S. to exhibit at the FEFCO Technical Seminar, October 20-22 in Copenhagen, Denmark, and participate in the Innovate 2021 Textile Innovation Week virtual event, October 25-29.

Canon U.S.A., Inc., a leader in digital imaging solutions, continues to bring new and exciting innovations to large-format printing. Newly launched is the imagePROGRAF GP Series, the world’s first* aqueous inkjet models to include Fluorescent Pink ink. Comprised of the 24-inch imagePROGRAF GP-2000, 44-inch imagePROGRAF GP-4000, 24-inch imagePROGRAF GP-200 and 36-inch imagePROGRAF GP-300, this series produces vivid neon colors for high value added output and graphics that will captivate consumer’s attention and may help to increase print business opportunities.

Mutoh Europe - EMEA subsidiary of the Japanese wide-format & desktop digital printer manufacturer - and STS Europe today announced that they are joining forces for the new STS Modular Direct to Film system. Developed in partnership with Mutoh Japan, the centerpiece of the new system is a compact 24” (630 mm) wide printer built to fit onto a table-top or rolling stand in any size print shop. The STS DTF System is designed to be the most cost-effective and hassle-free solution to simplify the process of quickly creating custom t-shirts and apparel. In the EMEA business area, the STS DTF system will be offered by STS Europe through selected Mutoh distributors. The system will be presented at the STS booth (1F67) at the Fespa Amsterdam exhibition, to be held from 12-15 October.

Xante’ is pleased to announce the introduction of its new Heavy White UV Ink for its X series of UV printers.

EFI™ ProGraphics™ XA high-adhesion ink – a versatile UV LED display graphics inkjet ink from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. suitable for a wide range of rigid and flexible media – is now available for EFI Wide Format flatbed and hybrid roll/flatbed printers. ProGraphics XA ink delivers superior results on corrugated plastics and other substrates with adhesion challenges.

Sun Chemical has launched its Streamline TVL 2 ink series to support the sign, display and graphics market for use with Roland’s SG2 and VG2 range of eco-solvent inkjet printers.

CMYUK has announced that six global technology companies – Canon, EFI, Epson, Klieverik, Kongsberg Precision Cutting Systems, and Mimaki have become headline sponsors for its Creatives in Residence Live project (CIRL).

The rapid growth at Josero continues as the team welcomes Nigel Briggs as Consumables Account Manager. Briggs officially takes up his new position on Monday September 6th. This latest appointment reflects the company’s growth strategy for the media, inks, and consumables side of the business, after the recent hire of Mitch Anstey as Consumables Sales Manager.

Nazdar's original equipment manufacturer (OEM) ink products drew widespread praise at Seiko and People & Technology's (P&T) recent OpenWeek event after being used to produce high quality labels and packaging applications at the showcase.

Leading manufacturer, NUtec Digital Ink now offers an alternative ink range for Roland® Eco-Sol MAX and MAX2 users in the form of its Diamond eco-solvent product range.

Nazdar Ink Technologies has announced the global availability of the 270 Series of UV-LED inks. This general graphics/product print ink set has been specifically designed for UV-LED curing with ambient temperature controlled printheads.

The global Coronavirus pandemic is continuing to impact supply chains across the globe, causing severe impacts to ink manufacturers. Freight availability has been greatly affected during the pandemic, and the resulting impact on the entire supply chain has been unprecedented. 

INX International Ink Co. continues with preparations in advance of this year’s PRINTING United Expo, October 6-8 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando. A complete range of conventional and digital ink and coating solutions will be featured in booth 5540, giving show attendees an opportunity to find the right choice that includes environmentally sensitive and sustainable inks.

At the Fespa Global Print Expo in Amsterdam, swissQprint will be presenting latest developments. They include neon inks for UV printing that enable eye-catching signage and event applications.

Nur Ink Innovations Ltd. which engages in research and development of various types of water-based, green and environmentally friendly pigment inks, announces that it has contracted with one of the world’s leading international digital printer manufacturers for strategic collaboration and technological development of water-based digital printing pigment ink that was developed by the Company (NurTex).

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