The Javelin from SPGPrints features 36 1200-dpi Fujifilm Dimatix Samba printheads for digital textile printing with a range of applications. Users can choose reactive, disperse, or acid inks in a 6-color configuration, and compatible materials include sublimation papers, natural fibers, polyester, lycra, wool, and silk. Print speeds reach up to 5920 sq ft/hr.
Drytac has added SpotOn SynPaper, a matte white self-adhesive film. The material is designed for HP PageWide XL printers but is compatible with other aqueous and UV inkjet technologies, as well. It includes a dot-patterned, removable pressure-sensitive polyacrylate adhesive designed for tool-free installation.
Roland DGA and Avery Dennison will partner to conduct a free webinar on September 7 at 1 p.m. about workflow and software approaches. The class, “Improve Your Print Quality with Expert Workflow Strategies,” will address overcoming challenges involving file preparations, media selection, and more.
GPA has announced Wood Veneer Boards, a veneer substrate manufactured with real wood that performs like traditional paper. GPA reports each Non-Adhesive Wood Veneer Board sheet features a unique wood grain, as well as strength, pliability, and softness. The line is reportedly free of additives and fillers. Applications include luxury packaging, fine art prints, and more. Available in Cherry or Birch colors in 49-in. rolls.
Sun Chemical has partnered with Spectracorp to expand product offerings in North America. Sun Chemical will repackage its Streamline solvent inks into containers of different sizes, such as cartridges and pouches, to better serve its customer base as wide-format printer models evolve and require different packaging sizes.
The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP) will host SGP Community Day for print professionals, brands, and sustainable businesses on November 14 in Portland, Oregon. Under the theme of “Where Sustainability Meets Print,” the conference will include presentations and discussions on procurement, circular economy, and sustainable practices from industry leaders in an effort to cultivate strategic programs and partnerships.
I recently had a conversation with my college friends about exercise, diet, and why 30 minutes on the elliptical isn’t enough anymore. Back in our heyday, we lived a life of dollar beers and dollar slices. With our 21-year-old metabolisms, walking across campus for class and a few hours a week in the university gym was sufficient.
Zünd has introduced Zünd Design Center 3.1 Illustrator Plug-In. The update features a new design; display and packaging templates for MDF in addition to carton, corrugated, PVC, PP, and foamboard materials; and the ability to import an unlimited number of objects in OBJ format and preview them in 3D.
Smithers Pira’s 2017 Digital Print for Packaging Europe will address the growth of digital print in the corrugated industry, particularly the display packaging and retail-ready sectors. An increase in the number of discounter retailers and the growth of online shopping, personalization, and brand customization will drive an expected market value increase of $26 billion between 2015 and 2021, according to a release.
Bootleggers bar and grill turned to Fastsigns Lynchburg to draw attention to the restaurant’s hidden entrance below street level. The shop worked to create a design that wouldn’t be hindered by the working garage door panels, printing with a Roland VersaExpress RF-640 onto 3M Scotchcal IJ35C film and finishing with 3M anti-graffiti laminate.