GGC has launched the JC-241UV printer/cutter, designed for an array of materials including vinyl, cardboard, and acrylic for applications such as signage, P-O-P, labeling, packaging, and more.
The 2014 Graph Expo Must See ‘Ems Competition will begin accepting entries for this year’s awards program on June 2. An annual product-recognition awards program associated with the Graph Expo tradeshow in Chicago, the competition is designed to recognize the most compelling product introductions on the event’s show floor.
The awards are categorized into 11 production areas:
Esko has announced the introduction of its new Kongsberg V series cutting table, available in specific configurations for sign/display and for packaging.
Both models feature: insert-knife tools for a range of media/substrates; bar-coded inserts to allow for quick and error-free tool exchanges; a rack-and-pinion drive system; table mapping; and more. Both models are available in two sizes: approximately 66 x 50 and 66 x 120 in.
Inca Digital has announced the winners of its Inca Digital Excellence Awards (IDEAs) 2014. The awards – designed to “celebrate the creative and remarkable products and effects that can be achieved by companies using Inca printers” – were announced in Munich, Germany, during FESPA, at a reception hosted by Inca and Fujifilm.
Canon USA has launched its Océ Arizona 6100 Series, a new flatbed-printer platform comprising the 6-color Océ Arizona 6160 XTS and the 7-color Océ Arizona 6170 XTS.
Unisource Worldwide and xpedx have announced that they have chosen the name Veritiv for the distribution-solutions company that will be created upon completion of their merger. The new corporate name, the companies report, is derived from the roots of three words: “verity,” meaning true, and “active” and “connective.”
The companies officially announced their merger in January of this year (see that report here).
1. Amsterdam│ A full-size, 3D-printed house is under construction and is set to be completed within three years. The firm Dus Architects is using an industrial-scale KamerMaker (Room Builder) 3D printer to produce plastic parts that are locked together to form walls, floors, and furniture. The house will have 13 separate rooms, with lightweight concrete providing structural support and insulation.
Onyx has added a textile edition to its Onyx 11 software (see full report in Jan/Feb 2014 issue). The software features ChromaBoost technology, allowing the user to achieve bright, more saturated colors, Onyx Step & Repeat that creates edge-to-edge fabric and wallcovering designs from one repeatable image, the Colorways tool that creates patterns in multiple colors from one file, and more.
Passengers on the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (Muni) traveling by the future site of the Central Subway in Chinatown Station may be used to viewing construction – but from the half block of Washington to Clay streets, the landscape briefly changes to something much more appealing.
Herculite now offers its Bantex HP-certified digital media for HP latex inks in 10-oz sizes. Available in one-sided, two-sided, and two-sided curl-free offerings. Designed for banner stands and free-hanging applications.