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INCA DIGITAL and FUJIFILM To Launch INCA Onset Q40i at FESPA 2013

Jun 3, 2013 12:00 AM


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Higher-resolution version of Inca Onset S40i, with output quality comparable to offset litho  

3rd June 2013 – At FESPA 2013 (25-29 June, ExCel, London) Inca Digital Printers and Fujifilm will launch an ultra-high-quality flatbed UV inkjet printer - the Inca Onset Q40i.  

The latest addition to the Inca Onset series, the Inca Onset Q40i has been developed to address the growing market for an ultra-high-quality flatbed device, printing onto media up to 3.14m x 1.6m (123.6 inches x 63 inches) and up to 50mm (2in) thick. Using the latest Fujifilm Spectra Dimatix QS10 printheads, the Inca Onset Q40i delivers a 10 picolitre drop size, compared to the 27 picolitre drop size used on S40i model. The resulting 1200dpi apparent resolution produces ultra-crisp images, fine lines, sharp text and smooth tonal graduations, the high resolution Inca Onset Q40i prints up to 310m2/hr, equating to 62 full-bed sheets per hour.  

"The Inca Onset Q40i combines outstanding quality with high-volume capabilities for critical print applications such as backlit cosmetics displays, fashion and other closely-viewed graphics," says Heather Kendle, Inca Digital Marketing Director. "With an output quality comparable to offset litho married with Inca Digital’s on-going commitment to delivering flexible, high-productivity solutions, we believe that the Onset Q40i will attract considerable attention."  

Duggal Visual Solutions, based in New York City, is the first beta test partner of the Inca Onset Q40i. "Because of our location in New York and our trendsetting clientele who push creative boundaries, we are fortunate to know the demands of the industry better than anyone. We have years of experience assessing which machines are capable to satisfy and exceed those demands," explains Michael Duggal, CEO of Duggal Visual Solutions.  "Without question the Inca Onset Q40i, and the engineers behind it, are exceptional and breaking new ground." 

With the launch of the four and six-color Inca Onset Q40i there will be 20 different configurations available in the Inca Onset range, offering the market a choice of productivity and quality which enables companies to pick the right model, at the best price, performance and, therefore, return on investment (ROI) for their business.  

Supplied by Fujifilm, Inca’s exclusive global distribution partner, the new Inca Onset Q40i will make its global debut on the Fujifilm stand at FESPA (F10S). 

About Inca Digital PrintersInca Digital Printers, part of the Dainippon Screen Group, is one of the world's leading pioneers and manufacturers of flat-bed inkjet printing technology. The Eagle and Columbia printers set the early standards in UV inkjet flatbed printing. Today the ground-breaking Onset Series and Spyder range ensure that Inca's products remain at the forefront of productivity, quality and reliability. Fujifilm manufactures and develops the UV inks used in Inca machines and sells the flatbed printers around the world. Inca's facility in Cambridge, UK, incorporates R&D, customer support, machine assembly and commissioning, a dedicated training facility and clean rooms for printhead assembly and refurbishment. With approximately 25% of staff involved in R&D, a significant investment here helps the company maintain its position at the forefront of machine productivity, innovation, quality and reliability. www.incadigital.com 

About FUJIFILM CorporationFUJIFILM Corporation is one of the major operating companies of FUJIFILM Holdings. Since its founding in 1934, the company has built up a wealth of advanced technologies in the field of photo imaging, and in line with its efforts to become a comprehensive healthcare company, Fujifilm is now applying these technologies to the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of diseases in the Medical and Life Science fields. Fujifilm is also expanding growth in the highly functional materials business, including flat panel display materials, and in the graphic systems and optical devices businesses.  

About Fujifilm Graphic Systems Fujifilm Graphic Systems is a stable, long term partner focussed on delivering high quality, technically advanced print solutions that help printers develop competitive advantage and grow their businesses. The company’s financial stability and unprecedented investment in R&D enable it to develop proprietary technologies for best-in-class printing.  These include pre-press and pressroom solutions for offset, wide-format and digital print, as well as workflow software for print production management. Fujifilm is committed to minimizing the environmental impact of its products and operations, proactively working to preserve the environment, and strives to educate printers about environmental best practice. For more information, visit www.fujifilm-usa.com/gs, www.fujifilm.ca/products/graphic_systems/, or www.fujifilm.com/products/graphic_systems