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Environmental Graphics: Basement Turned Cavern

1400 square feet of graphics equals a true floor-to-ceiling transformation.

Splunk, an operational intelligence company based in San Francisco, came to architectural design firm Nichols Booth Architects looking to transform their basement into an underground cave. Nichols partnered with Designtex to curate and produce imagery that would complement the stone-like furniture that filled the space.


Fujifilm to Highlight the Benefits of Its Core Inkjet Technology with Exclusive Preview at FESPA 2017

At FESPA 2017, Fujifilm will use its stand in Hall B4 (Stand B4L-E35) to showcase a technology preview of a unique new modular flatbed production system using “Fujifilm Inkjet Technology”. Rather than showcase the company’s existing flatbed and roll-fed production systems, which are all available for demo at multiple locations around Europe, Fujifilm is giving a glimpse of the future by showing an exciting, brand new, B1 format platform that will spark the interest of print service providers in a number of markets.

Visitors Dare to Print Different at Biggest Ever FESPA Print Expo

Occupying 10 halls with specific zones for screen, digital and textile print, FESPA 2017 opens today in at the Hamburg Messe with the biggest ever edition of the global print expo.

Throughout the week, thousands of print service providers and signmakers from around the globe will flock to FESPA 2017 to see the latest innovations in technology and consumables from more than 1000 supplier brands, and will witness dozens of product launches.

Avery Dennison Launches 18 New Supreme Wrapping Films at FESPA 2017

Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions announced today a major expansion of its Supreme Wrapping™ Film portfolio, with 18 new colours. Additions include eight colours in a satin metallic finish, new single colours in gloss metallic, diamond and matt, and a new gloss finish option for the existing ColorFlow™ Series.

Mimaki Dye Sublimation Inks Achieve Eco Passport Certification


Mimaki Engineering Co., Ltd. recently announced that its original Sb54/310/410 and Sb320/420 sublimation inks have achieved the ECO PASSPORT certification from OEKO-TEX®.

Sawgrass at FESPA Digital 2017

May 8 - 12 - Hamburg, Germany

We are excited to exhibit at FESPA, 8 - 12 May.

InkTec Launches Jetrix LXi8 UV LED Flatbed

For printing signage, interior décor, and more.

InkTec has released the Jetrix LXi8 UV LED flatbed printer for applications including short-term outdoor signage, window graphics, interior décor, furniture decoration, industrial keypads, spot varnishing, wood prints, and more. The machine spans 126 in. and prints up to 2207 sq ft/hr.


EFI Acquires CRC Information Systems

An MIS provider for commercial and packaging printers.

EFI has acquired CRC Information Systems from Reynolds and Reynolds. The company provides MIS software designed for commercial, label, and packaging printers in the US and Canada. EFI says in a release that it will continue to serve the company’s existing client base and will bring CRC employees under the EFI umbrella.


New LED Models from SwissQprint

Impala, Nyala options expanded.

SwissQprint has revealed LED models of its Impala and Nyala flatbed printers. The company reports the machines’ beam architecture has been reengineered for improved stability, while each bed’s flatness has been refined. The Nyala LED bed size spans 126 x 79 in.; the Impala measures 98 x 79 in. Print speeds are quoted up to 2217 sq ft/hr for the Nyala and 1937 sq ft/hr on the Impala. SwissQprint’s UV inks will cure under the new LED lamps as well as mercury lamps.


DuPont Advanced Printing Showcases Ink Innovations at FESPA 2017

DuPont Advanced Printing (DuPont) will feature the newest DuPont™ Artistri® dye sublimation inks as part of its broad textile ink portfolio during the Fespa trade show in Hamburg, Germany, from May 8 – 12, 2017 in hall B6, booth C120.