FUJIFILM Corporation (President and CEO: Shigetaka Komori) has commenced business operations of FUJIFILM Dis Ticaret A.S., a new subsidiary of the Fufijilm Group on June 1, 2012, after acquiring all shares of Filmat Dis Ticaret A.S. (hereinafter "Filmat"), a distributor in Turkey for digital cameras, photographic paper and other imaging products, medical products, and graphic products, through Fujifilm's European subsidiary, FUJIFILM Europe GmbH.
Renowned sales professional Todd Cohen will present new ideas about managing and motivating your sales force, as well as how to increase profits through effective selling during the Keynote Breakfast on October 19 at the 2012 SGIA Expo in Las Vegas.
Following the high demand for its Jetrion® 4900, EFI has incorporated a new 720dpi mode to increase the print resolution for labels, along with broadening its portfolio of flexo substrates that need no special coating or overlaminating.
The decision to purchase a UV flatbed printer may seem straightforward, as there are many benefits of direct-to-board printing. Choosing the right printer to fit a print service provider’s specific needs, however, is a bit more complex. Potential buyers need to not only find the style and model that suits their business today, but will also accommodate future growth.
Vastex International has increased the heater warranty on its dryers and flash cure units to 15 years, it was announced by Mark Vasilantone, president. According to Vasilantone, the previous Vastex warranty of 10 years, already the longest in the screen printing industry, was extended an additional 5 years due to the extreme durability of the company's proprietary heating system.
Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP), a non-profit organization providing sustainability certification in the graphic communications industry, today announces a new search feature on its website that makes it easier for print buyers and specifiers to locate SGP Certified print facilities. Visitors can now search up to 14 categories of printing processes, including bindery and finishing and gravure, web, and screen printing, and more. The search results show the products that are produced in the Certified facility, as well as the printing processes used.
GSG recently released its new supplemental Spring 2012 Commercial Sign catalog. This full-color 31-page product brochure offers a full line of digital vinyl, overlaminates, wrap films, and specialty films and papers among other sign materials.
Also included is Oracal cut vinyl; digital banner materials; HP, Mimaki, and Roland inks; banner stands; application tape and tools; and a full line of Roland and HP digital cutters, printers, and laminators.
Global Imaging Inc., a leading value added reseller and integrator of wide and grand format printing systems, has been named a U.S. distributor of Allied Technology Corporation (ATC) coating equipment, announced Tara Lamb, president of Global Imaging. ATC is an international company headquartered in Maryland with additional sales and service facilities in Asia. It is known for its “Cyclone” coating machines that are the latest advance in coating technology and are produced in the U.S.
MACtac Graphic Products expands its line of sustainable digital print media with IMAGin Verde VM2229P and VM3209R. Both new wide-format UV-printable media are 100% chlorine-, phthalate-, and PVC-free film, designed for applications where a greener, durable media is desired.
New IMAGin Verde VM2229P gloss white media is intended for use in a variety of applications including indoor and outdoor signage, point-of-purchase (POP) displays, product identification labels, bumper stickers, short-term OEM decals and window graphics.