Barbieri Electronic, the Italian-based producer manufacturer and supplier of intelligent color-measurement systems, has established Barbieri North America, Inc.
GSG, the distributor of equipment and supplies for decorating apparel and creating graphics and signage, will offer a slate of classes at its five regional locations in the month of August.
Car Wraps, Houston, Texas: How to get started in the vehicle-wrap market, a two-day class taught by Jeff Wagner, a 3M-certified installer. Topics include design, choosing materials, and surface prep; day two includes a full-wrap install. Thursday, August 7 - Friday, August 8
Royal Sovereign has introduced two new cold laminators – the RSC-6500H and the RSC-5500H – to its heavy-duty laminator series.
3A Composites has launched Smart-X, a heavy-duty, but lightweight, all-plastic sheet foam board with surfaces of UV- and weather-resistant solid polystyrene; the new board is 100% recyclable, the company reports.
Mimaki has introduced the JFX200-2513, a UV LED printer that features a compact footprint (98 x 51 in. table size) and is billed as an entry-level flatbed.
The new printer features: a top speed of 269 sq ft/hr (162 sq ft/hr in Standard mode); choice of two inksets (CMYK and CMYK + white); variable-dot function (three different dot sizes simultaneously); resolutions up to 1200 dpi; clear-ink capabilities; and the ability to accommodate materials up to 2-in. thick.
Are you looking to add another profit center to your mix of shop offerings? Promotional-product decoration might be one such addition that can bolster your company’s sales and also serve to broaden your clientele base.
Arlon Graphics has announced the launch of its new corporate logo worldwide, as well as a new brand expression: “Creating Innovative Materials for Visual Expression.” The new logo and brand image are part of a strategic goal to form a stronger brand connection with Arlon customers and to differentiate the brand from its competitors, the company reports.
The Sharpcut Flatbed Cutter System from Colex (www.colex.com) is designed for finishing complex digital display graphics.
The 5 x 10-ft cutting table features a Triple Interchangeable Tool-Head station as well as a six-zone vacuum system, and includes a fixed knife, oscillating knife (14,000 strokes/min), and router (available in 1 or 3 hp).
Designed specifically for use with graphics printed on UV flatbed inkjet printers, the AUV XL coating machines from American Ultraviolet (www.americanultraviolet.com) can apply high-speed protective coatings to inkjet-printed graphics printed with various types of inks including UV, water-based, and solvent.
With dual staggered printheads, the new 64-in. ValueJet 1638X is the fastest machine in Mutoh America’s (www.mutoh.com) line of ValueJet eco-solvent inkjet printers.
The 1638X offers a choice of 10 print modes ranging from 360-1440 dpi, with a maximum print speed of 1012 sq ft/hr. The machine uses an Intelligent Interweave feature to minimize banding and can print in CMYKx2 or CMYKLcLmLk color schemes using 220- or 440-ml cartridges. An optional bulk-ink adapter enables 1-l bags of ink to be used, reportedly saving up to 27% in ink costs.