Roland DG has announced the launch of the world’s first laser foil decorator – the DGSHAPE LD-80. Engineered to enhance a vast array of items with text, logos and graphics using a variety of metallized and holographic foils, the LD-80 makes it easy to personalize and add value to small, off-the-shelf products such as pens, cell phone covers, stationery, and cosmetic accessories.
Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions is releasing some further additions to its premium car wrap ranges Supreme Wrapping™ Film and Conform Chrome at FESPA 2018. The addition brings the total colour count across the two ranges to more than 100.
FESPA has revealed the headline findings of its 2018 Print Census, conducted in partnership with InfoTrends, a division of Keypoint Intelligence.
11th HP Digital Print Excellence Awards recognizes outstanding print applications across Asia Pacific and Japan
HP has announced the winners of the 11th HP Digital Print Excellence Awards 2018, recognizing the outstanding accomplishments and innovations by print service providers (PSPs) across Asia Pacific and Japan. The annual awards serve as a platform to inspire PSPs to leverage solutions from HP’s Graphics Solutions Business to discover new possibilities in print.
Today (15th May 2018) at Dscoop Asia-Pacific 2018, HP Inc. unveiled the HP Latex R2000 Printer, the first Latex hybrid solution for rigid and flexible sign and display printing in one device.
We are accustomed to seeing and reading about wallpaper being produced on inkjet machines but now we have Xeikon machines tradionally used for business and label applications using toner to produce beautiful wallpapers.
FESPA Global Print Expo 2018 opens today occupying ten halls and running over four days, at Messe Berlin, Germany. We know that many from Australia and New Zealand have travelled to Germany to visit the show in order to witness the launch of new products.
For Fespa 2018, Agfa Graphics makes a bold move with an immersive booth concept that uses virtual reality and interactive sensory experiences to introduce its next-generation inkjet printing solutions.
Currently, there is a specific global raw material shortage affecting UV curing inks. This impacts supply of a UV photoinitiator commonly known as “TPO.” While supply of TPO comes from several different manufacturers, a key chemical feedstock used in the manufacture of TPO (and other similar photoinitiators) comes from one main upstream source in China.
In May 2018 Hexis are presenting the new market positioning of their paint protection film “BODYFENCE” at two major exhibitions, Automechanika (Dubai) and FESPA Global Print Expo (Berlin).
Metamark has announced its acquisition of Trimwel, the company’s long-standing Irish distributor. Under Metamark’s ownership, Trimwel will continue to operate as a distribution business working with a growing range of customers, typically sign and graphics manufacturers in the region.