Mimaki has added to its UCJV Series of printer/cutters with the addition of the UCJV300-75, UCJV300-107, and UCJV300-130. The new devices are designed with the same operational features of the UCJV300-160, but with a smaller footprint. The UCJV300-75 images media up to 31.5-in. wide, while the UCJV300-107 prints widths up to 42.9 in. and the UCJV300-130 prints widths up to 53.6 in. The machines utilize UV inks that cure instantly, allowing for layered printing.
Mutoh has revealed TP-11 water-based textile pigment ink for the company’s ValueJet 1938TX direct-to-textile printer. TP-11 is designed for direct printing high-quality, durable graphics onto natural-coated fabrics. Available in CMYK or CMYKOG + blue, the nonhazardous ink comesin 1-L bags for improved work efficiency, according to the company.
Onyx Graphics has released its updated Onyx 18 wide-format software. The software includes new color technologies for color accuracy, consistency, and conformance to standards including G7 and Fogra; it is also compatible with the iccMax wide-format standard. Onyx 18 includes Adobe PDF Print Engine (APPE 4.8) for increased consistency and reliability across proofing cycles plus spot color handling with up to 127 channels, the company reports.
SwissQprint has introduced “printer generation 3” with the addition of Nyala 3, Impala 3, and Oryx 3, as well as “speed models” Nyala 3S and Impala 3S. The machines feature a redesigned printhead carriage; updated, more user-friendly control center; extended roll-to-roll option designed to prevent wrinkles and dissipate static charge; and a dual-roll option for printing two widths of material simultaneously.
A tour of The M&R Companies facility in Roselle, Illinois, capped off three days of networking, innovation and education at FP3: Functional Printing, Process and Products (June 4–6, Itasca, Illinois), a new conference from the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA). M&R was FP3’s Diamond Sponsor, and 135 attendees were on hand for the event.
As fans throughout the country waited to hear the 2018 NFL Draft picks announced at AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas, a team from STAHLS’ was behind the scenes providing added excitement and an immediate visual affirmation with a personalized jersey for each draftee. Two minutes or less from the time a player was drafted to when he crossed the stage to the NFL commissioner, STAHLS’ three-person on-site team had a jersey with his name on it in the team’s font and color ready for presentation.
Lawson Screen & Digital Products, Inc. announces its Lawson Textile Tech Series for July. Space is limited in each class to allow for hands-on, 1-on-1 attention. New technology and direct-to-garment (DTG) printing will also be discussed and demonstrated.
In case you missed it, or want to see it again, here is Canon’s 2018 ISA Booth packed with a range of solutions: everything from the game-changing Océ Colorado 1640 printer powered by UVgel to the award-winning Océ Arizona 1280 GT and the highly-affordable Colex SX1631C digital cutter.
Now you can create dazzling metallic effects on your Océ Arizona printer with Color-Logic software available from Canon Solutions America. Color-Logic consists of plug-ins for Adobe CC, enabling you to build the files quickly and easily and preview them with the virtual 3D FX-Viewer. Watch the video to learn more.