The Acuity Advance HS is the newest flatbed UV inkjet printer from Fujifilm Sericol USA (www.fujifilmsericol.com). The company says the Acuity Advance HS offers photo-quality printing at production speeds of 430 sq ft/hr (40 sq m/hr) and features a new express mode that enables output speeds of more than 700 sq ft/hr (65 sq m/hr). The printer supports edge-to-edge imaging on media up to 49.2 x 98.4 in. (1250 x 2500 mm) and up to 1.89 in. (48 mm) thick, and it uses Fujifilm Sericol’s KO or KI series Uvijet inks (CMYK + White).
Free Webinar: Finding Your Company's Hidden Cash
The Signage and Graphics Summit (www.signageandgraphics.com) presents a 60-minute webinar, “Finding Your Company’s Hidden Cash,” Tuesday, March 16, at 1 p.m. EST.
Marty McGhie, CFO of Salt Lake City-based Ferrari Color; Bob Kissel, president of Cincinnati-based KDM P-O-P; and Kim Springer, CFO of Harlan Graphics, also located in Cincinnati, will give presentations on a variety of topics surrounding actions print providers can take to make their operations more financially efficient.
Cincinnati, OH-based ST Media Group International, publisher of Screen Printing magazine, recently posted an informational video about the company's history and products to major social-networking platforms. The video is currently accessible through the Facebook pages for Screen Printing and Industrial + Specialty Printing magazines, as well as YouTube.
A&M Kinzel Ltd. (www.kinzel-gmbh.de) says it redesigned its PMF screen-printing line to meet today’s needs. The web-fed press’s features include separately adjustable material-advance length and/or squeegee movement, linear guidance for squeegee and floodbar to facilitate wet-on-wet printing, skip printing, pneumatic screen clamping, adjustable squeegee pressure and angle (up to 30°), electronic screen-frame adjustment in X/Y direction, and more.
Canadian ink supplier Lancer Group Int’l has chosen Kolor-Promet as its latest Excalibur ink distributor. Kolor-Promet, located in Zagreb, Croatia has been in the screen-printing-supply business since 2002. The distributor currently stocks a variety of Excalibur plastisol whites and the 551 Colour Pro matching system for direct screen printing and hot-split transfers.
RIP software specialist ColorGATE relaunched its Website (www.colorgate.com) with a new navigation menu. Productionserver 6, which was recently certified for the HP DesignJet L2550, is the focus of the redesigned site. ColorGATE says it has the site also features a reorganized servies portfolio: product solutions, expert solutions, and system solutions.
Tüebingen, Germany-based GMG Sys-tems, supplier of color-management and proofing systems, announced that several of the company’s products have received FOGRA certifications 47L and 39L, as well as the FOGRA certification for halftone proofing.
GMG ColorProof with Epson Stylus Pro 7900 and 4880 on GMG ProofPapermatte 140 and GMG ColorProof with HP Designjet z3200 and Z2100 on GMG ProofPaper matte 140 are certified to FOGRA 47L. GMG ColorProof with Epson Stylus Pro 7900 on GMG ProofPaper gloss 250 is certified to FOGRA 39L.
Sun Chemical recently released its first sustainability report, which provides data-driven performance measurements for seven key metrics to help customers and consumers understand the company’s environmental impact.
Data collected since 2005 from 170 of the company’s sites in more than 25 countries include sustainability metrics related to energy consumption/conservation at production and non-production facilities, the energy carbon footprint at the production locations, process-waste reduction, water consumption, materials safety, and employee safety.
FLEXcon, manufacturer of pressure-sensitive films and adhesives, has redesigned its Website to include updated product content and the My FLEXcon Info section for registered customers.
The enhancements are designed to inform traditional printers and converters with dedicated sections on applications and products and to reach out to a broader audience of OEMs, brand marketers, advertising agencies, and design firms to keep this group abreast of FLEXcon’s latest information.
Allentown, PA-based Vastex recently named four new distributors for its products. T&J Print Supply Inc. (www.tandjprintgsupply.com) now offers Vastex equipment in the Huntley, IL area. River City Graphic Supply (www.rivercitygraphicsupply.com) serves the Austin, TX area. Dalesway (www.dalesway.co.uk) offers Vastex equipment and supplies in the UK and Western Europe. Bely Terem JSC (www.belyterem.com) now handles distribution in Minsk, Belarus.