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New Kongsberg V Series Cutting Table from Esko

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Available in specific configurations for sign/display and for packaging.

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.

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Inca Digital Excellence Awards Winners Announced for 2014

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At Inca Digital event during FESPA.

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.

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Canon Introduces Océ Arizona 6100 Series Flatbeds

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New Arizona 6160 XTS and Arizona 6170 XTS models feature extra-large vacuum tables and offer speeds up to 1668 square feet/hour.

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.

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Unisource and xpedx Choose ‘Veritiv’ as New Company Name

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“The name … reflects the core strength of our new organization – our commitment to deliver with excellence and shape our customers’ success.”

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).

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3D-Printed House Under Construction in Amsterdam

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Plus, more wide-format stories from around the globe.

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.

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New Textile Edition for Onyx 11

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Features include ChromaBoost technology, Step & Repeat, and Colorways.

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.

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From Subway to Shining Sea

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Ferrari Color prints 640 square feet of graphics for 'Panorama,' a wall mural in San Francisco.

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.

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Herculite’s Bantex Media Available in New Size

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The new 10-ounce size is HP-certified.

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.

HERCULITE
wwwherculite.com
 

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New Colors Added to Avery’s Supreme Film Line

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The three colors are available in 60-inch widths.

Avery Dennison has introduced three new colors to its Supreme Wrapping film line: Awesome Orchid Satin, Matte Khaki, and Khaki Satin. The Supreme Wrapping Films are geared toward interior and exterior accents for vehicles, P-O-P signage, and architectural installations. In 60-in. widths.

AVERY DENNISON
www.graphics.averydennison.com
 

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Bordeaux Introduces Smart Cartridge Solution

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The solution is for the Epson SureColor S printer.

Bordeaux Digital PrintInk has introduced a smart cartridge solution for Epson SureColor S printer. It enables users to view and monitor the ink level in every color channel at any time and receive real-time ink changing alerts when the ink level is low, according to Bordeaux. Developed in partnership with InkonDemand.com, the Smart Cartridge System is equipped with an automated chip emulator system and is recommended for use with Bordeaux's Fuze Eco SC inks. Offered in CMYK and flush.

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