FESPA Global Print Expo’s status as the leading international exhibition for speciality print and signage remains unchallenged, as the May 2019 event welcomed 20,780 individual visitors from 137 countries over the course of four days (Messe München, 14 – 17 May 2019).

Sawgrass will be presenting new, ground-breaking solutions for contemporary and long-lasting sublimation imprinting at FESPA Global Print Expo 2019, May 14 to 17, Messe Munich, Germany (B5-H19).

FESPA announces the conference programme and expert tour times for its new Colour L*A*B* feature at this year's FESPA Global Print Expo, designed to help visitors review and improve colour management practices in their print businesses. Located on the show floor (Hall B4, Messe Munich, 14 - 17 May 2019), the initiative is part of FESPA's Profit for Purpose programme, which invests in delivering technical education and promoting operational best practice for the global speciality print community.

At FESPA Global Printing in Munich, Barbieri will introduce a worldwide unique solution for color measurements in digital textile printing. This solution is based on the well-known Spectro LFP qb and got several very important improvements and additional accessories. Thanks to them, it is finally possible to measure fully automatically and with highest precision and repeatability any kind of textiles and fabrics.

GMG will be demonstrating its color management solutions for automated color conversion and ink optimization at Sign & Digital UK, on stand K36. Hear GMG's color expert Paul Bromley speaking on Thursday on the Main Stage in the panel session on print workflows. Find out more about color conversion across devices and substrates, automating color management within your workflow, and cutting consumables usage while improving color results, including your chance to ask questions.

With the help of PrintFactory, leading signage company Signtech has transformed their workflow - achieving consistent colour output across devices and boosting production by 25%. Harnessing PrintFactory’s cloud-based solution has also had the hidden impact of improving staff morale as a result of efficiency gains that have significantly reduced overtime.

Roland DG Australia, a leading provider of wide format inkjet printers and printer cutters for the professional durable graphics market, has released dates for VersaWorks: Beyond the Basics, the Roland DG Academy training course for 2019.

The programme of visitor features at FESPA Global Print Expo 2019 (Messe Munich, 14 to 17 May 2019) will be expanded with the introduction of Colour L*A*B*, a new technology showcase and supporting conference programme designed to help visitors improve colour management practices in their print businesses.

OKI Europe has launched a dedicated colour media profiles database for ColorPainter users with over 14,000 media profiles, giving registered users fast, free access to accurate media and colour management settings and unlocking new revenue opportunities for graphic arts businesses and creative organisations.

New research[1] from digital print software provider, PrintFactory, reveals that a widespread reliance on default solutions could be costing large-format operations thousands in, avoidable, wasted time, ink and media.

Hamillroad Software today announced the launch of the Hamillroad Partner Program aimed at establishing mutually beneficial relationships with providers of complementary products in the printing and graphic arts industry.

We are delighted to announce our strategic partnership with Hewlett-Packard China, which will see PrintFactory color management software bundled with HP Latex and HP DesignJet D5800 wide-format printers.

Onyx Graphics, Inc., have announced the formal launch of two new colour management and profiling workshops that have been added to its portfolio of training and certification offerings. Following the success of the ONYX 12.2 workshops, these new ONYX 18 workshops now incorporate the new ONYX Color Engine, ColorCheck, AccuBoost, and PosterColor 2.0 functionalities as well as iccMAX compatibility of the company's award-winning ONYX 18 software. The one- and two-day programmes - offered at both introductory and expert levels - focus on real business scenarios to help attendees understand the importance of colour management in wide format workflow and apply that knowledge to produce superior colour output that can be validated to their customers.

SA International (SAi), the leading provider of software solutions for the signmaking, digital printing and CNC machining industries, will use SGIA Expo (October 18-20 – booth 932) to demonstrate how large format print providers and sign shops can enhance their operations and increase business opportunities using its extensive software solutions.

ColorGATE and Durst Phototechnik AG, one of the world's leading manufacturers of future-oriented digital production technologies, are pleased to announce their exclusive distribution partnership for the ceramic industry. A perfect symbiosis of software and hardware for further development, sales and service of the first complete solution for digital tile decoration. Manufacturers of ceramic tiles can now not only benefit from the proven quality of the Durst Gamma series, but thanks to the integration of ColorGATE's Ceramic Productionserver (CPS) also from an optimized workflow, accurate color rendering and highly efficient and color-consistent reproduction of existing wall or floor tile designs. The close cooperation with Durst Phototechnik AG ensures not only the continuous further development of the CPS, but also that it meets practical requirements.

At FESPA Global Print Expo in Berlin, Onyx Graphics officially launched ONYX 18 software, the latest version release that includes new colour technologies for colour accuracy, consistency and conformance to standards such as G7 and Fogra that print service providers can prove to their customers. On the opening day, ONYX 18 software was honoured with the 2018 EDP Award for Best Colour Management software.

X-Rite Incorporated, a global leader in color science and technology, and Pantone LLC, announced today that their cloud-based digital color standard ecosystem, PantoneLIVE™, will include the official spectral data from the popular Pantone Fashion, Home + Interiors System for cotton and nylon and the Pantone Matching System (PMS) for plastics and coatings. For the first time, color specifiers and manufacturers will have instant access to up-to-date spectral values for Pantone Colors for plastics, coatings and textiles, including the Pantone Color of the Year 2018: PANTONE 18-3838, Ultra Violet. The new offering, PantoneLIVE Production – Plastic, Coatings and Textile, integrates with X-Rite color management tools to ensure seamless color communication from design to production, improving consistency between design intent and finished products.

Color management experts GMG have further expanded their plugin for Adobe Photoshop in Version 1.3. Now color accurate separations from RGB into Multicolor color spaces are possible with up to seven colors. This is based on GMG OpenColor separation profiles. GMG product manager Peter Schöffler explains: "By using separation with the ChannelExtender, image data can be flexibly adapted to the printing process used." The conversion can be switched on or off at any stage during image processing. This way the final result can be directly simulate at any stage of processing. A further innovation: The ColorBoost function makes images more saturated and vivid.

Guaranteeing consistency of colour reproduction across devices and substrates has always been a challenge for the wide-format print sector - but it doesn’t have to be.

Wide-format print operations can now enjoy unrivalled brand and reputation protection thanks to a series of colour management and quality assurance enhancements made to the PrintFactory software suite. The new features, which have been introduced in the PrintFactory Version 6 update, have been driven by customer demand and the company’s desire to be the industry frontrunner in delivering fully automated workflows.

Barbieri Electronic of Brixen, Italy is the market leader in the field of color measurement for professional large format, flatbed and industrial printing. The company’s customer base reads like a Who’s Who of professional digital printing. Across all industries, great importance is attached to absolutely reliable colorimetric values for 100 percent color rendition on different materials. And that is the guarantee given by the family-run international technical laboratory from South Tyrol. The leading innovator and driving force at Barbieri is CTO Markus Barbieri. His involvement in the relevant standardization bodies and research institutes is indicative of his commitment to further development in the areas of exact color measurement, visual perception and faithful reproduction. His aim is always to meet and even exceed the expectations of his customers and end users.

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