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Wide-format digital leads to unexpected opportunities

Aug 19, 2011 12:00 AM, By Susan Veoni, SGIA (

Wide-format digital opportunities

Roland DGA launches redesigned website

Aug 12, 2011 12:00 AM,

To better serve customers and keep in step with new online technologies and trends, Roland DGA Corp. has redesigned its website with an updated navigation layout that makes it easier to access product information, support resources and the company’s online store.

GMG ColorProof supports the HP Designjet Z6200

Aug 12, 2011 12:00 AM,

GMG now supports the new HP Designjet Z6200 heavy-duty photo printer with the GMG ColorProof proofing solution.

Fujifilm invites printers to take the 'Onset Challenge'

Jun 20, 2011 12:00 AM,

Fujifilm North America Corp.’s Graphic Systems Division announces the “Onset Challenge,” a five-step product selection and return-on-investment (ROI) calculator for the Onset family of wide-format printers.

Barbieri launches portable, wifi-enabled spectrophotometer

May 20, 2011 12:00 AM,

Barbieri announces a portable spectrophotometer for professional digital printing, Spectropad, built to measure a variety of different media used in professional digital printing including large and wide format printing.

Agfa to debut new :M-Press Leopard

May 16, 2011 12:00 AM,

Demand for the digital capabilities of Agfa Graphics' :M-Press has resulted in the introduction of a new model in the :M-Press family.

UV suppliers form strategic alliance

May 13, 2011 12:00 AM,

British ultra-violet (UV) curing systems developer Integration Technology Ltd (ITL) is entering into a strategic alliance with UV technology provider IST METZ GmbH of Germany.

Mutoh, Avery Dennison launch 2011 car wrap training program

Feb 28, 2011 12:00 AM,

Mutoh and Avery Dennison have teamed up to hold 10 car wrap training classes across the United States in 2011. Classes provide an in-depth understanding of how to properly wrap almost any vehicle.

Graphic Tech acquires first U.S. :M-Press Tiger with inline screen printing

Feb 7, 2011 12:00 AM,

Agfa Graphics announces CA-based Graphic Tech has purchased an :M-Press Tiger, the first in North America with an inline screen printing unit. The full-service graphic communications service provider serves a diverse base of high-profile customers.

Heidelberg USA to distribute EFI VUTEk printers

Jan 20, 2011 12:00 AM,

EFI and Heidelberg USA Inc. have announced a new agreement under which Heidelberg will distribute the VUTEk GS series of superwide format digital printers to the commercial print market across the United States.

Wide-format metallics

Dec 1, 2010 12:00 AM, By AP staff

Irvine, CA-based Roland DGA Corp. ( introduced two VersaCAMM VS 8-color wide-format metallic inkjet printer/cutters: the 54-inch VS-540 and 42-inch VS-420. The new VS models join Roland's 64-inch VS-640, which was introduced earlier this year as the company's largest and most advanced VersaCAMM to date. Equipped with Roland print/cut technology, the VersaCAMM VS prints images and

Better billboards

Dec 1, 2010 12:00 AM, By AP staff

Not long ago, the standard short-term product in the outdoor advertising industry was as it had been for a hundred years: a short-lived paper poster printed with solvent-based inks. The outdoor advertising industry's new standard involves next-generation polyethylene (PE) printing substrates and UV-curable printing inks. Driven by an application from Lamar Graphics (, Canada-based

Mutoh launches Business Builder Program

Nov 29, 2010 12:00 AM,

Phoenix, AZ–based Mutoh America Inc. has launched the Mutoh Business Builder (MBB), an online tool for Mutoh customers that provides market specific information, education and application driven training.

Showtime House features HP Indigo, Designjet decor

Oct 29, 2010 12:00 AM,

Palo Alto, CA-based HP is highlighting the integration of technology and creativity by teaming up with Showtime and top designers from around the country to create custom design elements, invitations and resource guides for the third annual Showtime House.

SGIA reports record-breaking 2010 SGIA Expo attendance

Oct 20, 2010 12:00 AM,

The 2010 SGIA Expo showcased a diverse range of new technology, market trends and business strategies for the specialty imaging community. It also reportedly “crushed” registration numbers from previous years.

New Agfa UV inkjet solutions make global debut at SGIA

Oct 14, 2010 12:00 AM,

SGIA 2010 Expo ( attendees are the first to see the new Agfa ( :Jeti 3020 Titan. The latest from the :Jeti family of products, the :Jeti 3020 Titan range starts with a 16 head unit delivering 1,216 sq.ft./hr. (113 sq.m/hr.), and up to 48 heads at 2,430 sq.ft./hr. (226 sq.m/hr.). In total, the :Jeti 3020 Titan offers ten different levels of speed and capability.