Colour Graphics was founded in 1980 by Steve Birch as a home-based curtain making business. Since then it has seen great transformation and is now a digital print operation with a yearly turnover of £1.5m. A family-run business, the company has always kept a close eye on the latest digital print technology and recently invested in a FabriVu 340 with Klieverik calendar, purchased from CMYUK. The 3.4m-wide FabriVu replaces an older Mtex 5032 Pro, and the company has seen immediate benefits in flexibility, speed and range.
The University of Huddersfield’s busy and bustling print room is a unique, creative space that provides students with a collaborative environment within which to explore the potential that inkjet printing offers their design process. The mastermind of Technical Manager Coordinator at the university’s School of Art, Design and Architecture, Stephen Calcutt, the print room houses a Mimaki UJF small format flatbed LED UV printer, a state of the art Mimaki Tx300P-1800 direct to textile printer alongside further small format transfer printers, large format graphics devices, plus binding and other finishing processes.
New EFI™ Reggiani TERRA solution from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII) is a high-performance digital production offering featuring a new pigment ink set and binder for fast, sustainable, and cost-competitive industrial textile printing. The newly available offering uses a greener, more-efficient, in-line polymerization process that allows users to print the finest designs using less water, less energy and in less processing time, with no steaming or washing needed on direct-to-textile applications.
EFI Fiery DesignPro reduces design time and delivers true color separations for stunning textile prints23 Oct 2018
Apparel and textile design professionals can streamline their design processes, saving significant time and empowering designers to get the best possible print results, with updated and new tools available in version 4 of the EFI™ Fiery® DesignPro software suite from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII). The new version of this suite of plug-ins gives graphic designers more power than ever before to create and complete designs directly within Adobe® design software.
Responding to market demand for production flexibility in the digital textile print sector, Roland DG is excited to announce the launch of the multi-function Texart RT-640M, a ground-breaking digital dye-sublimation printer that enables direct-to-textile and indirect sublimation printing in a single, powerful device. From today the RT-640M is available across the EMEA region*.