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EFI Launches Flexy Textile Printer

Engineered to image a range of fabrics.

EFI has released the 73-in. Reggiani Renoir Flexy textile printer equipped with the company’s Dynoplast fabric adhesion system. The Dynoplast system features adjustable pressure and temperature for printing on a variety of textiles such as knits, woven materials, and low- and high-stretch fabric. The Reggiani Renoir Flexy has eight printheads with customizable color configurations and five ink types: reactive, acid, disperse direct, disperse sublimation, and textile pigment.


Ryonet Offers Startup Screen Print Experience Classes in March, April

Ryonet Corp. is offering a unique opportunity to start your journey into screen printing guided by industry veterans in a real shop. These two-day sessions run from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and lunch is provided. You’ll experience firsthand every step of the process, from creating artwork to catching the shirt as it comes off the dryer.

PINE Board of Directors Selects New President

The Board of Directors of Printing Industries of New England (PINE) has announced that Christine A. Hagopian will be the first woman president of the 130 year-old management association. The decision was made by the leaders at their quarterly Board meeting this week.
Christine has been with the association since 2006, joining the staff as the Director of Programs. With the sudden resignation of Tad Parker, in September, the board asked Christine to fill the role as interim president, and she has been providing services and support to the membership.

SAi Announces Worldwide Agreement with Graphtec

SA International (SAi), the leading provider of software solutions for the professional signmaking, wide-format digital printing and CAD/CAM for CNC machining industries, has announced a worldwide agreement with cutting technology giant, Graphtec, to supply three newly-created cutting software packages with the company’s entire range of large format vinyl cutters.

Xeikon Distributes EFI Jetrion Systems

Service, support, and supply partnership for inkjet printing line.

EFI has announced a partnership with Xeikon in which the latter will become the exclusive supplier and service/support provider for the EFI Jetrion digital label and narrow web printing systems. The Jetrion product line joins Xeikon’s portfolio of digital dry toner and UV inkjet presses for the self-adhesive market.


Inx Implements Certified Business Management System with Integrated ISO Systems

INX International Ink Co. has created an instrumental Certified Business Management System after successfully earning certification for three key safety standards.

Free Webinar: The Business of Screen Printing

FREE WEBINAR: The Business of Screen Printing
Date: December 7, 2017, 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm EDT
Brett Bowden (Printed Threads)
Ryan Moor (Ryonet)
In this presentation, the instructors illustrate how to set your business up for success. You will be walked through the importance of finding your "why," as well as finding your niche and deciding how to properly market. The presentation also explains the proper ways to determine pricing and have a plan to set your business up for success.

FESPA Asia Hosted in Bangkok

Wide-format print and signage event set for February 22-24, 2018.

FESPA Asia has been scheduled for February 22-24, 2018, at the BITEC exhibition center in Bangkok. The second annual event is aimed at PSPs, signage professionals, and textile specialists in the Southeast Asia region and will feature a textile printing workshop, seminars, and more. FESPA reports more than 100 registered exhibitors. More information is available on the FESPA Asia website.


AnaJet CEO on Ricoh and Future of DTG at SGIA 2017

Sponsored video.

AnaJet has combined the best of their DTG innovations with Ricoh's world renowned design and service to deliver the new RICOH Ri 3000 and Ri 6000 printers. Listen to AnaJet CEO Karl Tipre at SGIA 2017 talk about their latest technology and what's in store for the future.


M&R Introduces Starlight ASO

Vary light output from zero to 100 percent.

M&R’s Starlight Adjustable Spectrum Output (ASO) UV LED screen exposure system uses three independently adjustable nanometer ranges to increase screen exposure flexibility. The light output of each range can vary from 0 to 100%; operators can increase or decrease gain according to the needs of each emulsion. The unit can be stand-mounted or used on a tabletop, and its 6840 UV LED lamps reduce energy costs, exposure time, and operation temperatures.