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Graphic Solutions Group Offers Vehicle Wrap Class in Baton Rouge

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The three-day course will run from November 16-18.

Graphic Solutions Group will offer a three-day vehicle wrap class November 16-18, 2012 in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The class will run 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. every day, and lunch is included in the fee.

The class is instructed by Jeff Wagner, J3 Industries, http://j3industries.net/, a master-certified Professional Decal Application Alliance installer. He also is certified by 3M and has been in vehicle wrap installation for 19 years.

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Beat of a Different Drummer

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Iron Maiden's drum wraps rock-n-rolled by Greenshires.

UK-based Greenshires was selected to produce special-edition drum wraps for heavy-metal band Iron Maiden, executing the work using its HP Scitex FB7500 press, onto PETG. "When printing drum wraps, the challenge is ensuring the ink adheres without cracking on the substrate," explains Marc Wolfe, Greenshires sales manager.

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New Workflow Studio for Global Imaging

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Studio features a full grand-format printing workflow, from prepress to printing to finishing.

Global Imaging has announced the opening of its new 6500-square-foot Workflow Studio, in Louisville, Colorado. The studio features a full grand-format printing workflow, from prepress to printing to finishing.

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New, Heavier Glossy Photobase Paper from Roland

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New paper boasts high gloss and excellent contrast characteristics.

Roland DGA has introduced new Glossy Photobase Paper to its selection of media offerings for digital printers. The heavyweight (10.5-mil) paper boasts high gloss and excellent contrast characteristics, Roland reports, and is specially designed to enhance image quality and maximize the eye-catching effects of metallic graphics. Applications include posters, presentation boards, P-O-P displays, tradeshow graphics, and more. Available in 20-, 30-, and 54-in. widths x 100-ft rolls.

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FiberMark Launches Wide-Format Inkjet Print Media Portfolio

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Endura-Print, Flexart, and Duoboard are all FSC-certified.

FiberMark, the Vermont-based manufacturer of specialty cellulose and synthetic fiber-based printing media, has announced a portfolio of FiberMark-branded products for wide-format inkjet printers. All of the products are FSC-certified.

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InterTech Technology Award Recipients for 2012

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12 winners judged to be “truly innovative and … expected to advance the performance of the graphic-communications industry.”

Printing Industries of America has announced the recipients of the 2012 InterTech Technology Awards. The 12 technologies receiving this award were judged as “truly innovative and … expected to advance the performance of the graphic-communications industry” by an independent panel of judges.

The 2012 InterTech Technology Award recipients include:

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Agfa Graphics to Host Free Wide-Format Open House

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Printing systems, media, ink, and more being demonstrated at Agfa’s Distribution Center in Plano, Texas.

Agfa Graphics has announced that it will be hosting a free Wide-Format Open House event at its Plano, Texas, distribution center on September 18-20, 2012, from 9:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Agfa Graphics' technology experts will be on-hand conducting various technology demos on the Anapurna M2540 FB, a high-speed flatbed, UV-curable inkjet printer, and Epson's SureColor S30670, its 64-inch solvent printer.

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EFI Announces New Fiery Certification Program

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Two tracks available: Fiery Professional Certification and Fiery Expert Certification.

EFI has announced a new certification training program for its Fiery digital print servers, tools, and software options.

Designed for new and existing Fiery users, Fiery Certification consists of two tracks: Fiery Professional Certification and Fiery Expert Certification.

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PrintFactory and ProofMaster 4.3 Released

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Includes new productivity upgrades.

Four Pees has released PrintFactory and ProofMaster 4.3. The update includes additional productivity features such as a redesigned color picker, HTML reporting across the network, and transparency tools to help accomplish better true shape nesting. It also adds support for various new devices.

FOUR PEES
www.fourpees.com

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New ValueJet 1624W from Mutoh

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Textile/sublimation printer is capable of using water-based or dye-sublimation transfer or direct-print inks.

Mutoh America has expanded its printer line with the introduction of the ValueJet 1624W textile/sublimation printer.

Capable of using water-based or dye-sublimation transfer or direct-print inks, the new 64-in. 4-color (CMYK) printer features staggered dual printheads, offers a maximum resolution of 1400 dpi, and can hit print speeds up to 600 sq ft/hr (at 360 x 360 dpi).

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