Foster will introduce a powered version of its popular On-a-Roll Lifter® Jumbo at SGIA 2017, October 10-12, in New Orleans. Designated the Power Jumbo, the new lifter eliminates the manual effort required to lift the large substrate rolls used with EFI and VUTEk wide format and superwide printers, EFI Reggiani textile printers, and a wide variety of similar roll-fed printers. With the Power Jumbo, printer operators and shop floor personnel can effortlessly manoeuvre rolls as heavy as 990 lbs (450 kg) and with roll diameters as great as 19.6 inches (50 cm). With the Power Jumbo, shop personnel no longer need to use overhead cranes or forklifts near delicate electronic printers and expensive substrate.

Display graphics provider Image Options has updated its production graphics offering, installing four new EFI™ VUTEk® superwide-format printers from EFI™. The acquisitions include a VUTEk FabriVU® 340 3.4-meter printer and a VUTEk FabriVU 520 5.2-meter printer for soft signage production, as well as two VUTEk HS125 Pro hybrid roll/flatbed high-speed inkjet presses.

EFI have installed two new printers at Paris-based superwide graphics provider METROPOLE: a 5-metre EFI™ VUTEk® FabriVU®520 soft signage printer and an EFI VUTEk LX3 Pro hybrid roll/flatbed LED inkjet printer.

CMYUK, the leading independent supplier of digital print technology and materials, has signed a significant UK agreement with Esko, the manufacturer of the highly-regarded Kongsberg digital cutting systems, and developer of an extensive suite of workflow, automation and production-efficiency software.

Belfast based commercial printer Minprint has invested in a 3.2-metre hybrid roll/flatbed printer from EFI to keep up with the growing demand for large-format applications. The new VUTEk printer will allow Minprint to develop the point of sale and printed interior decor markets.

Merseyside-based Northern Print has boosted its fleet of EFI VUTEk printers with a new HS100Pro UV printer from wide format print specialists CMYUK. The move follows increased demand for wide format digital print from both existing and new clients.

NDigitec, one of the Middle East's fastest-growing creative production companies, has invested in an EFI VUTEk GS5500LX roll-to-roll LED inkjet printer. Quality, reliability and "green" LED technology were the primary reasons cited for the purchase.

The first UK installation of EFI’s VUTEk FabriVU 340 soft signage printer has gone in to theatrical industry supplier Prompt Side Theatrical Drapery. Already a user of a VUTEk GS3250LX Pro LED printer, the company was seeking a way to add polyesters and other fabrics to its portfolio to extend the types of scenery, backdrops and drapery it produces for a vast range of applications.

Since installing a new EFI VUTEk H2000 hybrid printer last year, Northamptonshire based Allprint Display have completed a raft of large orders that it would never have produced before.

CMYUK has installed a Zünd S3 digital cutting table and an EFI VUTEk GS 2000 LX Pro printer at the Northampton factory of Nene Packaging, enabling it to produce packaging and display samples for customers of all sizes.

BCQ Group has installed a VUTEk QS2000 – supplied by CMYUK - at its Jolly Big wide format production facility to meet the increasing day-to-day demand for large format display materials.

Cestrian Imaging is one of the first companies worldwide to have invested in the EFI VUTEk HSr Pro, a dedicated UV roll-to-roll inkjet press designed for high volume production output. EFI says the VUTEk HSr Pro is ideal for fleet/vehicle graphics, as well as the production of perfect day/night backlit graphics using EFI white ink and multi-layer printing capability.

With increasing customer demand for ever faster turnaround times, Leeds based sign and display specialist Aztec decided to replace its three and a half year old VUTEk QS3220 with a new 225sqmh VUTEk GS3250 Pro to keep up with demand.

Hollywood Monster has create a massive promotional graphic to help national commercial property developer Morris & Company launch the latest phase of its Vanguard Trade Park site in Shrewsbury. The launch event also featured Caprice Bourret who was on hand to talk about her move from supermodel to business leader.

Hollywood Monster has invested in a 2m VUTEk H2000 Pro following increased demand for jobs printed direct to rigid materials. This is the company’s third VUTEk printer in as many years.

Nottingham based APN Display has upgraded its UV print technology with the purchase of a VUTEk H2000 LED UV hybrid printer.

Exhibition and event project management specialist Rocket has invested in an MTEX 5032 3.2m wide direct to textile printer. The move increases the firm’s textile printing productivity and improves the overall output of its textile graphics quality (up to 1440dpi).

CMYUK is a specialist UK provider of super-wide digital printing solutions and is the UK dealer for EFI super-wide format VUTEk, Mimaki and Zünd digital production solutions. The company recently opened a new showroom and technical facility in Shrewsbury, Shropshire where GDW caught up with Group director Robin East for a chat.

When two will do

May 22, 2015

It’s not often you get two printing companies working together to achieve the same aim, but when AutoRAI, the largest automobile event in the Netherlands, required 14,000 m2 of printed matter to promote 500 different cars, competing large format printing companies, M2 Printing and Exposize, combined their expertise to deliver head-turning, yet visually consistent show displays.

Europe's largest online print provider, Flyeralarm, has purchased a fully automated EFI VUTEK HS100 Pro high speed press at FESPA. The new press will allow Flyeralarm to expand the super wide applications in its portfolio of online services.

FESPA 2015 sees EFI introducing a dedicated, production-class roll-to-roll printer, and its fastest printer on the market. The new VUTEk HSr LED/UV Pin & Cure imaging press is a 3.2 m high-speed roll-to-roll printer that targets the replacement of older solvent printers for the high-volume production of vehicle wraps, lorry sides, banners, posters and more.

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