Elmwood Park, NJ - April 21, 2014 - Digital inkjet printing will take a great leap forward with the new wide-format Jeti Titan S and HS printing systems. The Jeti Titan HS makes its U.S. debut at the International Sign Association's Sign Expo later this month in Orlando. Agfa Graphics will feature its latest UV inkjet printing devices, along with many other engines - including professional-grade and desktop 3D printing systems - media and software, at its Sign Expo booth (#1736). Sign Expo runs April 24th through the 26th, and is being held at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida.
The new 126-inch Jeti Titan S (speed) and HS (high-speed) flatbed UV-inkjet printers combine exceptional print quality and high productivity at a best-in-industry price point. The engines incorporate the latest generation 1,280-nozzle Ricoh Gen 5 print heads. The Jeti Titan S is equipped with one row of print heads and is field-upgradeable to two rows to increase productivity The Jeti Titan HS comes with two rows of print heads. The Jeti Titan S and HS are ideal for high-value work like POP viewed at close range or for the high-level art, fashion and cosmetics markets.
The Agfa Graphics Sign Expo Booth (#1736) will feature a "Quality Viewing Station" so attendees can match inkjet performance to their market needs. The Quality Viewing Station is set up to examine graphic output produced in a variety of standards, from high definition to express modes, on the Titan engine at five set distances. Attendees will see first hand the quality and speed performance that the company's UV inkjet systems can achieve.
The booth will also feature the company's inkjet-created application zone known as "The House of Asanti." Named for Agfa Graphics' sign and display PDF workflow Asanti, "The House of Asanti" features six rooms across two floors of both artistic and practical inkjet output, including fine art, musical instruments, light fixtures, furniture, doors and more.
"Agfa Graphics' objective is to showcase our inkjet capabilities while sparking the imagination of attendees," said Deborah Hutcheson, Director of Marketing, Agfa Graphics, North America. "The House of Asanti is a lot artsy and a bit practical but most of all, it inspires new ways for PSPs to broaden their inkjet services."
In addition to the Asanti workflow, Asanti StoreFront, the cloud-based web-to-print solution that enables print service providers (PSPs) to set up web stores will also be demonstrated. The newest release of Asanti StoreFront, version 1.3, makes it easier for print buyers to customize print.
Other printing systems scheduled to be demonstrated at the Agfa Graphics booth include:
3D Systems - the ProJet® 660 Pro and Cube/CubeX® Personal 3D Printer solutions make their debut at the Agfa Graphics booth. The ProJet 660 Pro offers the most efficient large build, full color 3D printing, giving PSPs the ability to offer accurate, detailed color models in a matter of hours. The Cube and Cube X desktop 3D printers are easy-to-use and offer 16 color (Cube) and choices in material (CubeX).
Anapurna M3200 RTR - a 126"-wide high quality, dual roll-to-roll UV six-color inkjet printer offering high speed, flexible signage with a maximum resolution of 1440 dpi.
Anapurna M2500 - a 98"-wide hybrid, heavy duty UV seven-color (CMYK, light cyan, light magenta and double white) inkjet printer designed for rigid and roll media to increase productivity and broaden applications.
Anapurna M2540 FB - a 100"-wide dedicated flatbed, this printer features six colors plus white for near photo-quality on a wide variety of indoor, outdoor and uncoated rigid media such as corrugated boards, rigid plastics, plexi-glass, mirrors, exhibition panels, wood, advertising panels and more.
These and other Agfa Graphics products and services will be featured in booth #1736 at ISA's Sign Expo, being held April 24-26, 2014, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. For more information or free passes to the show, visit www.agfapitman.com.
The Agfa-Gevaert Group is one of the world's leading companies in imaging and information technology. Agfa develops, manufactures and markets analog and digital systems for the printing industry (Agfa Graphics), for the healthcare sector (Agfa Healthcare), and for specific industrial applications (Agfa Materials). Agfa is headquartered in Mortsel, Belgium. The company is present in 40 countries and has agents in another 100 countries around the globe. The Agfa-Gevaert Group achieved a turnover of 3,091 million Euros in 2012. Please visit us at www.agfa.com.
About Agfa Graphics
Agfa Graphics offers integrated prepress solutions to the printing industry. These solutions comprise consumables, hardware, software and services for production workflow, project and color management. Agfa Graphics is a worldwide leader with its computer-to-plate and digital proofing systems for commercial and packaging printing and the newspaper publishing markets.
Agfa Graphics is rapidly developing its position in the new segments of industrial inkjet with comprehensive solutions for various applications such as documents, posters, banners, signage, displays, labels and packaging materials. Its experience in both imaging and emulsion technology has provided the expertise required for developing a complete assortment of high-quality inks. Please visit us at www.agfagraphics.com.
About Pitman, An Agfa Company
Pitman, An Agfa Company, collaborates with world class manufacturers to provide a diverse offering of the most advanced solutions for the prepress, pressroom, wide format, newspaper, packaging and commercial printing industries.
Pitman reinforces its customer-focused approach by providing the market with an unmatched distribution network, expert specialists, and unparalleled service excellence.
Together, Agfa Graphics and Pitman deliver integrated and complete solutions tailored to the ever-changing needs of the graphic communications industry, enabling businesses to produce powerful messages and be more profitable. Please visit us at: www.agfapitman.com.