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EFI Launches Reggiani Renoir Flexy Textile Printer

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Designed to image a variety of fabrics.

EFI’s new Reggiani Renoir Flexy textile printer spans 73 in. and offers the company’s Dynaplast fabric adhesion system for printing on a variety of textiles, including knits, woven material, and low- and high-stretch fabric. The Dynaplast system features adjustable temperature and pressure. Users can choose from five types of inks – reactive, acid, disperse direct, disperse sublimation, and textile pigment – for applications such as apparel and accessories, home textiles, sportswear, and footwear.

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New Qres Printer Revealed

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Featuring up to four rows of printheads.

Qres Technologies has launched the Q200, featuring up to 32 printheads and as many as eight ink channels. The 80.7 x 128-in. UV printer is compatible with a number of irregular materials up to 3.94 in. thick, such as wood, plastic, stone, ceramic, and more. Max. resolution is 2880 dpi, and users can upgrade the standard CMYK configuration to include white, varnish, spot colors, or light colors.

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Clemson Print Shop Receives Innovator Award

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Student-run PSP recognized at national conference.

Campus Banner + Design, a student-run PSP located on Clemson University’s campus in South Carolina, has received the In-Plant Innovator Award at the In-Plant Innovators Conference in Washington, D.C. Established in 2007, the full-service design and production facility is staffed by students from various degree programs.

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3M Announces the Chance to Win a Trip to Las Vegas for Members of The Core

At the core of every business model is the drive and desire to stay ahead of the competition and keep customers coming back for more. To help graphics manufacturers stay apprised of advanced technology, trends and newly introduced products, The Core from 3M is a one-stop resource for securing a necessary competitive edge. Launched in 2016, The Core ensures its members are the first to know about the latest 3M products to hit the market and offers tips and tricks from 3M experts on the best installation practices to maximize results.

SGIA Awards $20,000 in Scholarships

SGIA is pleased to announce the 2017 recipients of the SGIA Scholarship:

Esko Studio Integrates with KeyShot

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Designed to make packaging previews more realistic.

Esko has enabled integration between its Studio software and Luxion’s KeyShot platform for packaging designers. Engineered to make the physical goods (such as plastics, liquids, metals, and glass) depicted in a 3D packaging preview look more realistic, KeyShot features a drag-and-drop, real-time interface. The system also offers environment and lighting customization.

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Gandy Reveals ‘Widest Textile Printer in the World’

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The Softjet 5000 spans 208 inches.

Gandy Digital has introduced the Softjet 5000, a 209-in. textile printer, reportedly the widest machine of its kind in the world. The machine offers the ability to print simultaneously on multiple rolls of different widths. The Softjet also features an integrated, ultrasonic automatic sewing system, designed to attach new rolls and therefore reduce media waste on roll change-outs. Additional features include an adjustable fabric tension system, an integrated heating drum, and more.

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CET Color Adds Direct-to-Corrugated Printer

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Images up to 492 feet per minute.

CET Color has launched its Direct to Corrugated printer, featuring Kyocera printheads for speeds up to 492 ft/min. The 61.4-in. machine prints on cardboard up to 0.43 in. thick.

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Drupa 2020 Explores Print Innovation

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Packaging, 3D print, and more.

Drupa has released details for its 2020 trade fair taking place in Düsseldorf, Germany, June 16-26. The show will focus on technological innovations in the print industry, emphasizing packaging production, functional printing, 3D printing, and industrial printing though forums and events.

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GPA Releases Updated Digital Catalog

GPA proudly announces the release of their updated Digital Product Catalog, which contains an unprecedented collection of substrates for HP Indigo and dry toner presses. Initially previewed at Dscoop Phoenix earlier this year, this new version represents the unique value that GPA provides to the digital printing community, and their commitment to offering distinctive substrates that give print service providers a competitive advantage.