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SGIA and Workplace Safety North Address Canadian Printers’ Safety Issues

The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) will head to Canada next month to partner with Workplace Safety North (WSN) on the “SGIA Workplace Safety Conference,” a safety conference for Canadian printers, Wednesday, June 7 (8:00 am–1:00 pm), at the Centre for Health & Safety Innovation in Mississauga, Ontario.

The conference is sponsored by ND Graphics.

Inca Expands SpyderX Print Area

Now featuring a 126 x 79-inch bed size.

Inca has revealed a new, larger version of its SpyderX mid-range UV flatbed. Users can also elect to add roll-to-roll capabilities to the 126 x 79-in. machine. The SpyderX offers 6 colors + white and prints up to 2476 sq ft/hr. Additional features include an automated cleaning station, onboard maintenance scheduler, a mist extraction system to reduce nozzle clogging, onboard nozzle mapping technology, and a six-zone vacuum table.


EskoWorld 2017: What’s New?

A sneak peek at the new Kongsberg C66, and more.

Five hundred-plus Esko users, partners, and media gathered in sunny Charlotte, North Carolina, earlier this week for two-and-a-half days of hands-on workshops, in-depth product roadmaps, and even a visit to the NASCAR Hall of Fame.

Alan Beaulieu, president of ITR Economics, opened the conference with a keynote on the future of the economy. Real-time tweets flooded the projector screen on either side of the stage; the general sense was the economic climate is on the uptick.


’Make or Break’ Vehicle Graphics Webinar

Co-hosted by Roland and Avery Dennison on May 18.

Roland DGA and Avery Dennison have partnered to present an educational webinar discussing vehicle graphics. “Make or Break: How Material and Equipment Affect Your Vehicle Wraps” is a one-hour live webcast scheduled for May 18 at 1 p.m.


Environmental Graphics: Basement Turned Cavern

1400 square feet of graphics equals a true floor-to-ceiling transformation.

Splunk, an operational intelligence company based in San Francisco, came to architectural design firm Nichols Booth Architects looking to transform their basement into an underground cave. Nichols partnered with Designtex to curate and produce imagery that would complement the stone-like furniture that filled the space.


Fujifilm to Highlight the Benefits of Its Core Inkjet Technology with Exclusive Preview at FESPA 2017

At FESPA 2017, Fujifilm will use its stand in Hall B4 (Stand B4L-E35) to showcase a technology preview of a unique new modular flatbed production system using “Fujifilm Inkjet Technology”. Rather than showcase the company’s existing flatbed and roll-fed production systems, which are all available for demo at multiple locations around Europe, Fujifilm is giving a glimpse of the future by showing an exciting, brand new, B1 format platform that will spark the interest of print service providers in a number of markets.

Visitors Dare to Print Different at Biggest Ever FESPA Print Expo

Occupying 10 halls with specific zones for screen, digital and textile print, FESPA 2017 opens today in at the Hamburg Messe with the biggest ever edition of the global print expo.

Throughout the week, thousands of print service providers and signmakers from around the globe will flock to FESPA 2017 to see the latest innovations in technology and consumables from more than 1000 supplier brands, and will witness dozens of product launches.

Avery Dennison Launches 18 New Supreme Wrapping Films at FESPA 2017

Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions announced today a major expansion of its Supreme Wrapping™ Film portfolio, with 18 new colours. Additions include eight colours in a satin metallic finish, new single colours in gloss metallic, diamond and matt, and a new gloss finish option for the existing ColorFlow™ Series.

Mimaki Dye Sublimation Inks Achieve Eco Passport Certification


Mimaki Engineering Co., Ltd. recently announced that its original Sb54/310/410 and Sb320/420 sublimation inks have achieved the ECO PASSPORT certification from OEKO-TEX®.

Sawgrass at FESPA Digital 2017

May 8 - 12 - Hamburg, Germany

We are excited to exhibit at FESPA, 8 - 12 May.