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Global Imaging Partners with Massivit

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Distribution agreement will impact 3D printing in US and Canada.

Global Imaging and Massivit 3D have announced an agreement that enables Global Imaging to distribute Massivit 3D’s wide-format 3D printing solution in the US and Canada. The arrangement includes products such as the Massivit 1800 3D printer and Dimengel print material.

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SGIA Expo Ranked Among Fastest-Growing Tradeshows

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2016 show 12.9 percent larger than previous year.

Trade Show Executive magazine has placed the 2016 SGIA Expo on its list of 50 Fastest-Growing Shows by Net Square Feet of Exhibit Space. SGIA Expo, which took place in Las Vegas last September, included 272,000 net square feet of exhibit space, an increase of 12.9 percent from the 2015 show.

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SwissQprint Software Conserves Print After a Crash

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Feature enables seamless printing in the event of a safety stoppage.

SwissQprint has added a software feature designed to salvage an image if printing is stopped for safety reasons. If the printhead carriage stops to prevent operator or printhead injury, the software will make printing resume at exactly the same point where the carriage came to rest, without any visible transition, according to the company.

The feature is available as an upgrade for existing customers, and will be integrated into new systems.
 

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Printing Industries of America Unveils New Open House Recruiting Hiring Solution

Today, Printing Industries of America unveils its newest product, the talent acquisition program Open House Recruiting. Powered by technology partner JobOn, Open House Recruiting is a hiring solution that marries the modern virtual recruiting strategies of today with a traditional face-to-face open house. Access to Open House Recruiting is an exclusive benefit to Printing Industries of America members.

INX has Best-in-Class Energy Curable Inks and Coatings in Store for Print UV Conference

The Print UV Conference has established itself as the one event that global UV printing industry veterans can’t miss attending. For platinum sponsor INX International Ink Co. this year’s event will be no exception. INX will feature several long wavelength LED/H-UV type UV inks at Print UV 2017, set for March 29-31 at the Encore by Wynn Resort in Las Vegas.

GPA Announces 2016 Print and Design Contest Winners

GPA, the market leader in substrate solutions for digital, offset, and wide format printing, announces the winners of their 2016 Print & Design Contest, which has been honoring creativity and excellence in printing since 2004. Companies across North America submitted their entries on GPA substrates to compete in five product categories for the Best of Category award; from those winning entries, one was chosen as Best of Show. Additionally, six entries were presented with the new Award of Distinction for making a lasting impression on judges.

A Fashionable Affair: Epson’s Digital Couture Project

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13 designers bring digital textile printing to life.

Fashion lovers, press, and curious print service providers flooded the organically shaped IAC Building on the western edge of Manhattan last Tuesday evening for the third annual Epson Digital Couture fashion show. Attendees – including camera crews from E!, writers from Nylon and Forbes, and a few local celebrities – came to discover what digital textile printing could mean for the world of fashion.

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Nazdar Premiers ‘Meet the Inks’ Series

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New video series showcases company’s various ink offerings.

Nazdar has released a video series with the aim of introducing customers and distributors to its featured ink series. “Meet the Inks” features products for the digital, screen, and narrow web markets, including solvent, water-based, and UV-curable formulations, according to the company.

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SGIA Partners with InPrint USA

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The inaugural North American show gains support.

SGIA has signed on as a supporting association partner for the first InPrint USA show. The inaugural American version of InPrint, the Industrial Print Show, is organized by Mack Brooks Exhibitions and scheduled for April 25-27 in Orlando, Florida. Melissa Magestro, executive VP of Mack Brooks, says in a release that the show’s goal is to promote the innovative potential of industrial printing technologies.

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EFI Reveals Largest Soft Signage Printer to Date

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The FabriVu 520 measures 205 inches.

The Vutek FabriVu 520 soft signage printer has been revealed at the annual EFI Connect user conference in Las Vegas. Applications for the 205-in. machine include wall murals, theater drapes, and more. Production speeds reach up to 4800 sq ft/hr, with a max. resolution of 2400 dpi and four-level grayscale printing. Droplet sizes range from 4 to 18 pL.

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