Ottimo Digital has invested in a 3.2m wide Kleverik GTC 101 3500-calender press from CMYUK. A highly versatile piece of equipment for the widest range of applications within digital textile production, it handles both dye-sublimation transfer printing (paper to textile) and dye fixation of direct printed dispersed dyes or pigments.

In light of numerous market changes affecting costs for materials, components, chemicals, global freight and logistics, Electronics For Imaging, Inc. will be implementing price increases for its inkjet inks, parts and supplies. EFI™ will be implementing the price changes – which will apply to inks, supplies and printer parts across EFI’s VUTEk®, Wide-Format, Reggiani, Cretaprint®, Nozomi and Cubik product lines – as of July 1, 2021.

The recent investment in a new EFI™ VUTEk® h5 UV LED hybrid flatbed/roll-to-roll printer from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. will help Montreal-based Media Graph expand its client base, “opening up the possibility to offer clients a whole new range of products and solutions in retail, hospitality, and office space,” according to Media Graph President David Sellam.

French printing software company Caldera has announced the support of EFI™ VUTEk®Qr, with a new driver for CalderaRIP Version 14. This new driver expands the award-winning software’s long list of supported peripherals for wide-format production.

A new EFI™ VUTEk® 5r+ UV LED roll-to-roll superwide-format inkjet printer from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. is helping Katy, Texas-based Foxmark Corporation drive continued growth in commercial and retail interiors for national clients.

MX Display in Derbyshire has installed an EFI VUTEk h5 from CMYUK. This new hybrid LED printer replaces the company’s existing EFI VUTEk GS3250LX Pro 3.2m, and due to its industrial print speeds, is set to increase capacity by 50%. The h5 joins a plant list that includes HP Latex technology, Mimaki and Epson dye sublimation printers.

The new EFI™ VUTEk® XT hybrid flatbed/roll-to-roll display graphics printer from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. brings world-class innovations – including the next generation of multi-pass pin-and-cure imaging, ink delivery and dot placement technologies – to signage and graphics providers looking to address higher-volume needs with a reliable, premium-quality print solution offering a lower total cost of ownership (TCO).

Following continued expansion in its customer base for display graphics digital inkjet technologies in Australia and New Zealand (ANZ), Electronics For Imaging, Inc. has established a new distribution partnership for the two countries with Currie Group, the largest, independent, privately owned supplier to the printing industry in ANZ.

Electronics For Imaging, Inc. is setting new levels of production and efficiency for customers at the higher-volume end of the superwide-format signage and display graphics market. The new EFI™ VUTEk® Q series product line delivers superior quality and a complete system solution with advanced roll-to-roll LED technology. The new EFI VUTEk Q3r and Q5r UV LED printers produce a wide range of challenging applications, like the most demanding premium POP with multi-layer white and cosmetics displays that demand the highest print quality to the highest volume campaigns that requires the lowest cost of production. The fastest, most productive roll-to-roll display graphics printers in their class, the 5.2-metre wide VUTEk Q5r printer runs at speeds up to 672 square metres per hour, and the 3.5-metre wide VUTEk Q3r model prints up to 558 square metres per hour.

The first-ever worldwide virtual users’ conference for Electronics For Imaging, Inc. customers, EFI™ Engage, features groundbreaking new innovations that accelerate customers’ ability to profitably and efficiently transition from analogue to digital printing. The Jan. 25-Feb. 5 event features a virtual exhibition hall, along with demos and presentations on advanced Productivity Suite MIS/ERP, inkjet printing, and Fiery® digital front end (DFE) solutions. Advanced superwide-format inkjet technologies at Engage include a new, higher-throughput VUTEk® XT hybrid device – one of multiple superwide-format display graphics production solutions launching at the event.

Already the owner of five EFI™ VUTEk® machines, Mexico City-based Laboratorio Mexicano de Imágenes (LMI) has expanded its printing capabilities with a sixth, becoming the first Latin American company to install an EFI VUTEk FabriVU® 340i printer from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. The 3.4-meter dispersed dye-sublimation inkjet printer puts LMI ahead of the competition with high production capacity, speed and print quality. LMI also benefits from the printer’s differentiating features, such as online fixation – an innovative technology that eliminates the need to use a separate process to create soft signage on textiles.

When Wolves fans raised money for a giant ‘Get Well Soon’ banner for prolific striker Raúl Jiménez who sustained a head injury during a recent win at Arsenal, they also set a world first.

Electronics For Imaging, Inc. received three European Digital Press (EDP) Awards from the European graphics arts trade press in 2020 for advanced new technology solutions that support graphic arts professionals to drive more productivity and revenue. For the 14th annual EDP Awards, judges recognised EFI™ Fiery® FreeForm™ Create variable data printing (VDP) software, the EFI VUTEk® 32h LED hybrid flatbed/roll-to-roll inkjet printer and EFI VUTEk D Series LED roll-to-roll inkjet printers as winning solutions in one of Europe’s most respected print technology competitions.

Labo Print, has been growing its business in Poland with EFI as its main partner. The company has purchased over 10 machines over the years, enabling them to compete in a changing and fast-paced market.

Like many print service providers, Quarmby Colour strode into 2020 confidently with a full order book, only to watch in disbelief a few weeks later as its event and photographic exhibition display work dried up overnight.

Leading manufacturer, NUtec Digital Ink recently announced their latest UV-curable, alternative ink offering specifically formulated for the EFI VUTEk QS, GS and HS series printers.

Polish creative and printing company Kreativia purchased an EFI™ VUTEk® FabriVU® 340i dye-sublimation printer from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. The 3.4-metre-wide printer will allow the company to further expand its service offerings and tap into new market opportunities.

GAM--Graphics And Marketing, based in Sterling Virginia--now offers the Color-Logic process on its wide format printers--a Ricoh 5160 Latex and an EFI VUTEk 16H--in addition to the Ricoh Pro C7200X series cut sheet presses that were among the first certified by Color-Logic.

This is the fifth large-format digital printer that the Cardiff-based print specialist has purchased from CMYUK in a decade but according to 3 Sixty’s Managing Director Richard Inkin it's the company’s most significant piece of equipment yet, and one which is set to be a real “game-changer” for the business.

Latvian-based printing company PM-TM purchased its second EFI™ VUTEk® h5 hybrid roll-to-roll/flatbed LED superwide-format printer from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. in less than six months. The recently installed 3.2-metre-wide printer will allow the company to meet customer demand as well as pursue business goals to increase export orders.

In 27 years at Fantasy Prints, Paul Martin, marketing and social media manager has never ordered multiple pallets of the same product for the Berwick-upon-Tweed signage, printing, clothing, and gift business. Neither has he had any demand for floor graphics but the COVID-19 Lockdown has changed all that.

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