Exhibitors and visitors are getting ready to do face-to-face business at FESPA Global Print Expo 2021 and European Sign Expo 2021 (12-15 October, RAI, Amsterdam, The Netherlands), in light of the progressive relaxation of COVID restrictions and re-opening of hospitality and live events.

Martin Lee has joined the team at wide-format equipment distributor Josero as Senior Support Engineer, in order to meet growing installation and support demands. Lee officially took up his new position on July 5th, closely following the appointments of Roger Sherratt, Business Development Manager, and Mitch Anstey, Josero’s new Consumables Sales Manager.

Nazdar Ink Technologies has announced it will be sponsoring and attending the upcoming Partners in Printing 2021 Expo which takes place July 20 - July 22, 2021 at La Crosse Convention Center in Wisconsin. At the biennial event, Nazdar will be showcasing the strength and depth of its ink solutions including new digital inks compatible with most Mimaki UV inkjet printers, screen inks and narrow web solutions for a wide range of applications.

Mimaki USA, a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers, is pleased to announce the winner of its 2021 Digital Textile Innovation Awards. A collaboration between Mimaki and the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT) MFA Fashion Design program, the contest presented emerging young designers with the challenge of incorporating digital textile printing into their cutting-edge fashion collections. The award for the top prize was the opportunity to have the winner’s senior thesis collection printed and sponsored by Mimaki USA.

Mimaki, a leading manufacturer of inkjet printers and cutting systems, has today announced that Arjen Evertse has been appointed as General Manager Sales, EMEA, effective 1st September 2021. After founding a business to support the adoption of Mimaki technology in Eurasia, this increased responsibility and exciting new challenge is the latest step forward in Evertse’s successful 12-year long Mimaki career.

British Fabric Printing (BFP) has installed a Mimaki TX300 pigment ink printer and Klieverik VERTEX calender press from CMYUK. This enterprising start-up has been trading online for the past 5 months and in that time has output 650 plus orders.

Mimaki held its global Innovation Days event (2-4 June 2021) to great success. The event brought together printers, journalists and experts from Mimaki Japan, USA and Europe, to nurture innovation in the sign graphics, industrial, textile and 3D markets and drive success within the industry. The global event also introduced the market to Mimaki’s recent product releases, the JFX550, JFX600 and SUJV-160.

Kuipers Print & Sign has paid tribute to the impact Nazdar's 708 Series has had on production, revealing the inks have helped to reduce costs while maintaining excellent quality across a range of applications.

Leading manufacturer, NUtec Digital Ink has announced additional colour options for its Diamond eco-solvent alternative ink range designed for Mimaki® SS21 printing.

For most 15 year olds, the prospect of driving their own car is still a distant dream, but for Max Dodds, it’s practically become a full time job. A racing driver since the age of four, Dodds is preparing for his first season in the highly competitive Ginetta Junior Championship – a proven feeder series for GT, Touring Cars, Formula One and other higher echelons of the sport – in a car that’s been wrapped to maximise its aerodynamic performance.

Mimaki, a leading manufacturer of inkjet printers and cutting systems, has today announced that long-standing employee, Mark Sollman, will be appointed to the role of Product Manager, EMEA on the 1st July 2021. Sollman has been with Mimaki for over 15 years and as such, his extensive knowledge of the business and its diverse product portfolio makes him the clear choice for this esteemed management position.

Devon-based Creative Solutions has made significant investment in printing and finishing equipment from CMYUK.

After a turbulent year, it seems strange to be thinking about ‘after the pandemic’, but with millions of vaccinations underway, the light at the end of the tunnel is visible. As we turn the corner, choosing technology partners that understand how to proactively respond to changing market needs and support the evolving requirements of print businesses and end customers will be vital. The printers in Mimaki’s ‘100 series’ portfolio, which consists of the high quality, high productivity entry level roll-to-roll inkjet printers – the UJV100-160 UV and the JV100-160 solvent, and the high performance textile printer, the TS100-1600, are a perfect reflection of the way technology requirements are adapting in line with the industry as we look to the future. To demonstrate this, we have identified three post-pandemic technology touchpoints that will help print businesses target success amid uncertainty.

Mimaki, a leading manufacturer of inkjet printers and cutting systems, unveils Innovation Days (2-4 June 2021), a collaborative virtual event, bringing together Mimaki’s regional offices to encourage and nurture innovation in the printing sector. The programme of events, led by experts from Mimaki Japan, USA and Europe, will focus on addressing the needs of customers and prospects in their local markets, as well as demands across sectors (sign graphics, industrial, textile and 3D) to overcome today’s challenges and drive success within the industry. Attendees will also have the opportunity to further explore the newest additions to Mimaki’s product portfolio, the JFX550, JFX600 and SUJV-160, through live demonstrations following the launch of these solutions at virtual.drupa.

Mimaki has announced the release of two new LED-UV large-format flatbed inkjet printers, the JFX600-2513 and the JFX550-2513. Available after summer 2021, the new models are engineered for high speeds and high productivity, and offer print service providers a broader range of applications thanks to a wider range of ink types and increased media flexibility.

Mimaki has announced the launch of the Mimaki SUJV-160 – a new high-quality inkjet printer designed to realistically reproduce prints whilst retaining the look and texture of natural and artificial leather.

Since its formation in 2009 by Garry Brown, Your Print Specialists (YPS) has shown continuous growth and is now one of the UK’s leading suppliers to the sign, print and graphics display market. The company has announced that it has established a new management team that is committed to the future success of YPS by strengthening its product portfolio and building on its operational excellence and customer service.

Seeking to cut operational costs for their Mimaki® JFX200-2513 printer, Modern Ink Signs & Graphics (Waukesha, WI) was pursuing a less expensive ink alternative to the LUS150 Series original ink set.

Mimaki Europe, a leading manufacturer of inkjet printers and cutting systems, today announces that it will exhibit its broad portfolio of cutting-edge digital print technologies at the first ever virtual drupa (20-23 April 2021). The company’s brand-new “100 series” will take centre stage on its interactive virtual booth alongside brand-new additions to its powerful product portfolio, unveiled at the event. In addition to that, Mimaki will launch a special promotion at virtual drupa for selected products, making its product portfolio even more appealing to those companies looking to diversify their business during these challenging times.

Continuously being innovative and breaking new ground is an integral part of the corporate philosophy at Starglas. Hence you would be hard pressed to find a form of glass processing that this company, based in Bünde, Germany, has not mastered. As a result of this expertise, around 90 percent of the products they create are completely unique.

Wide-format equipment distributor Josero today announces that Sarah Winterbottom is taking over the role of Managing Director as founder Loic Delor steps back from the day-to-day running of the business to focus on product development and special projects, remaining a company director. Winterbottom, formerly Business Development Manager, has been Acting Managing Director since January 4th 2021, and the promotion will become official on April 6th 2021.

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