Leading inkjet solutions provider Fujifilm (Stand B2.564) is using its Productronica (14-17 November, Munich) debut to demonstrate the cost and time savings it can deliver to manufacturers of membrane switch graphic overlays. With quality on a par with screen printing and huge advantages in flexibility, time savings and costs, inkjet is the future of membrane graphic overlay production and Fujifilm UV inkjet technology is showing the way.

Fujifilm today announces that the tilia Griffin wide format automatic layout solution from Tilia Labs has been added to its suite of XMF workflow products. tilia Griffin automates the process of laying out jobs on a single sheet in order to maximise the printed area and minimise the substrate waste after cutting, a process that many wide format printers still use Adobe Illustrator or similar programmes for. tilia Griffin rapidly works out the optimal use of space, saving both the time taken to do this process manually and the material that is inevitably wasted through a time consuming manual process.

Fujifilm today announces that it will use InPrint 2017 in Munich, Germany, to showcase a range of FUJIFILM Inkjet Technology solutions for the industrial print market. Products to be featured on the stand include SAMBATM piezo-electric printheads, proprietary UV, aqueous and hybrid inks as well as world-class software and systems integration expertise that have led to Fujifilm fast becoming the supplier of choice for manufacturing partners and innovators right across the industry.

When it was installed in March 2017, Kingfisher Press’s Jet Press 720S (the third installation in the UK at the time) signified a bold step forward for the Suffolk-based printer and its co-directors Jon Doidge and Paul Tomlin. “We had reached a bit of an impasse – our litho work was static and we decided that we had three choices as to how to proceed,” explained Tomlin at the time. “We could buy nothing and continue as we were, running the risk that our competitors would start to leave us behind; we could invest in a new litho press, which would offer us a slight improvement in speed and quality; or we could invest in a Jet Press 720S and open up a whole new revenue stream. When we looked at it like that, it wasn’t a difficult decision.”

What’s the best way to get a fledging fashion brand noticed? This was the challenge faced by experienced, UK-based art director, Paul Hetherington, and leading fashion photographer, Nick Knight, when they were asked to promote high-fashion streetwear brand, Alyx. The L.A. designer behind this radical label has dressed some of the biggest stars around, including Kanye West and Lady Gaga, but getting noticed in such a crowded field with so many established brands can be a challenge.

Fujifilm today announces that it will use its stand (9A34) at Labelexpo Europe 2017 (25th - 28th September, Brussels) to showcase a brand new ink called Sericol Flexo JDR which has been designed to offer the best possible quality and performance to flexo printers.

Fujifilm announces that it will use Labelexpo Europe 2017 (25th - 28th September, Brussels) to showcase its new SambaTM 42000 Inkjet Printbar System. The very latest in Fujifilm SambaTM inkjet technology, combined with Fujifilm’s renowned Uvijet ink, provides imprinting of the highest standard to the label market – adding digital capability to existing flexo presses or offline label customisation.

Veritiv will feature wide and grand format media, equipment, and product solutions at the 2017 SGIA Expo, October 10-12 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, in New Orleans, LA.

Following a significant boost in print quality and productivity after investing in an Onset X2 in 2016, French-based wide format printer, SDPS Poinçon aims even higher with acquisition of a second printer.

Fujifilm today announces that it will use its stand (9A34) at Labelexpo Europe 2017 (25th - 28th September, Brussels) to showcase Illumina, an LED UV retrofit curing system, to the European market. This innovative new system allows traditional UV and water-based flexo presses to be converted to LED UV curing, boosting productivity and environmental performance while reducing costs and waste.

Fujifilm’s commitment to environmental responsibility has been recognised as fourteen inks in its Uvijet UV range have achieved UL GREENGUARD certification. The criteria to obtain this widely-recognized accreditation are among the most stringent product emissions standards in the world. UL GREENGUARD Certified products are well established and scientifically proven to meet rigorous third-party chemical emissions standards, creating healthier indoor environments.

Hoarding utilizes a series of connected panels in order to hide construction. Often featuring photography of the upcoming development, hoarding can also feature a more natural approach where it blends into, instead of detracts from, the site. Hoarding can be interactive or have no content at all. UK signage specialists Wallace Print have experience with all types of hoarding design both minimalistic and complex.

Fujifilm today announces the release of a new machine in its Acuity series, the Acuity 15. A highly capable introductory model, this UV flatbed printer matches the renowned high quality produced by Fujifilm’s Acuity Select 20 and 30 series, but at a lower investment cost.

A Spanish First

July 20, 2017

Start-up digital print business La Trama selects the Fujifilm Jet Press 720S to sit at the heart of its operations.

Originally started as a reprographic printer in 1990, a stone’s throw from Charles de Gaulle airport, Roissy Copy took its first step towards large format printing in 2008. At the time, managing director Patrick Boudaud invested in a Fujifilm Acuity flatbed in order to tap into new markets, which the company has been successfully serving ever since.

Originally started as a reprographic printer in 1990, a stone’s throw from Charles de Gaulle airport, Roissy Copy took its first step towards large format printing in 2008. At the time, managing director Patrick Boudaud invested in a Fujifilm Acuity flatbed in order to tap into new markets, which the company has been successfully serving ever since.

SAS (Special Art Services) Graphics of Hove, East Sussex, is already seeing significant improvements in productivity and business opportunity following the installation of its latest investment, an Acuity Select X28 flatbed printer from Fujifilm that was installed in October 2016.

Based in the town of Winterswijk in the east of the Netherlands, family-run printer, DEKALU, has doubled production capacity and seen output soar after adding an Acuity F wide format flatbed printer to its production suite.

Fujifilm has announced the release of its new high speed Acuity Select HS 30 series, capable of printing up to 57.6 m2 per hour - nearly double the speed of the Acuity Select 20 series.

Fujifilm UK will host an open house from 27th to 29th September at their headquarters in Bedford - giving UK printers who did not make it to Drupa the opportunity to see first-hand some of the new Fujifilm products on display.

Augustus Martin has boosted its flatbed inkjet printer fleet following a visit to Drupa where the company ordered two Onset X2’s and an Onset X3 from exclusive distributor Fujifilm.

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