Fujifilm Corporation has announced that it is adding to its Acuity LED wide-format inkjet printer portfolio with the forthcoming launch of the Acuity LED 3200R, or to be precise, an OEM Mimaki UJV55-320. The company intends to show the printer at Drupa with plans for it to be commercially available in the middle of 2016.

Fujifilm has provided further details of its new Acuity Select 20 series printers in the run up to FESPA Digital in Amsterdam. These new printers will replace the Acuity Advance Select series.

Yorkshire-based AB Print Group has become the latest commercial printer to invest in an Acuity LED 1600 UV wide format printer, which will enable it to keep ahead of customer demands and meet all print requirements in-house without the need for outsourcing.

Northumberland based Potts Print, a highly-regarded litho printer with a proud history in the North East spanning nearly a century and a half, recently expanded into wide format digital printing and has since installed two Fujifilm Acuity machines – an Acuity F flatbed and a roll-fed Acuity LED 1600 II.

Graphics Works has purchased three additional Fujifilm Acuity 1600 LED UV hybrid inkjet wide format printers following the success of its first foray into the LED UV ink market in January 2015 with its first Acuity LED printer.

Fujifilm has today announced it is launching a series of one-day Corrugated Summits to be held in November and December 2015 at its UK production facility in Broadstairs, Kent. The series of summits -each one focused on a specific territory - will demonstrate how investing in UV inkjet technology can help increase production flexibility, efficiency and profitability as well as open up new opportunities in the packaging and corrugated sectors. A key focus of the Summits will be the new Onset X Series, and how this industry-leading platform can add value to corrugated printing.

Wide format inkjet ink manufacturer Fujifilm Speciality Ink Systems (FSIS) has scooped two prestigious awards for its Broadstairs production facility at the Best Factory Awards. The company walked off with both the Export award and, for the third year running, Best Process Plant award.

Fujifilm is to introduce a new version of its Acuity LED 1600 wide-format LED UV inkjet printer to be shown for the first time in Europe at Viscom Paris from 29th September to 1st October.

Kicking off our new UV/LED printing category is Fujifilm who says its Uvistar Pro8 roll-fed printer has proved itself a star performer for eco-substrate innovator, Aria Print Centres – the creator and manufacturer of ARIA-FLEX, a PE (polyethylene) environmentally friendly fabric ideal for banners, billboards, signs and displays.

Fujifilm UK today announces that it will be holding informal, educational ‘How to’ demonstrations focussed on creative printing over three days from September 22nd – 24th at its headquarters in Bedford. Workshops will showcase applications that printers may not have thought of for their businesses, and provide fresh ideas on how to generate new revenue streams from printing.

A large number of inks within the Fujifilm Uvijet UV range for wide format print applications have been approved for Nordic Swan Ecolabelled printers. These include: Uvijet KI, KV, OZ, OB, OL, OW, QN, WH, WI and LL.

Fujifilm has continued its FESPA announcements with the launch four new euromedia products today.

Fujifilm has announced the launch of an advanced new UV ink technology at FESPA 2015, called Uvijet OW. The newly launched ink range, which is used in the Inca Onset series, has been developed specifically with improved adhesion properties so that it can be used on a wider range of rigid and flexible plastic substrates.

UK based plastic former MiMtec placed an order for Fujifilm’s Acuity Advance Select wide format printer with Uvijet KV inks at Sign & Digital UK to create bespoke, branded objects in shorter runs with much lower set-up costs than are typical of screen printing.

Fujifilm says it is set to show visitors a wide variety of creative applications that can be produced with its Acuity large format printers and euromedia range of roll media. The company will also showcase the light industrial applications made possible by the use of its thermoforming UV-cured inkjet ink, Uvijet KV.

Fujifilm Speciality Ink Systems Limited (FSIS), the manufacturing facility for screen and UV wide format ink based in Broadstairs, UK recently won the 2014 ‘Sustainable Innovation’ and ‘Manufacturing Champions’ awards.

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