Known to many in the wide format industry, Bruce Lowery retires as Business Manager for Agfa's Inkjet Products as of 1 March 2007. Steve Taylor will take over the role.
Roland DG has introduced a new mesh printing unit for the 104 AdvancedJET AJ-1000, an industrial grand-format printer engineered for high-volume production of banners, billboards, signage and other durable graphics.
The Océ Arizona 250 GT, a near-photographic quality flatbed and roll-to-roll UV curable inkjet printer, was recognised recently by the SGIA as the new digital imaging product development most likely to have a profound and positive effect on the industry and has won the Digital Printing & Imaging Association (DPI) Vision Award.
New machines will be shipped with the upgrade, whilst existing users can download the new capabilities free of charge.
Gerber Scientific Products has introduced a new upgrade for its SOLARA UV2 hybrid inkjet printer. Gerber say that this upgrade builds on the solid platform of the GSP's successful inkjet technology. The SOLARA UV2s hybrid design allows it to quickly switch from a roll-to-roll to a flatbed printer. It can print on a variety of materials up to 60 (152cm) wide including rigid materials up to ½ (13mm) thick.
The Prize Book of MACtac Worldwide Awards 2006 is now available. It presents the winning entries for each of the regions covered in the event. The Prize Book is published to give visual communication professionals a great many ideas to promote their messages using self adhesive vinyls. Mobile advertising, sheet marketing, window graphics, POS materials and many other applications contributing to brand activation are presented in the Prize Book.