Brother’s (www.brother.com) new GraffiTee Series of direct-to-garment inkjet printers feature the ability to print CMYK and white ink, one-pass simultaneous printing for higher productivity, and imaging resolutions up to 1200 dpi. The GraffiTee Series consists of an initial lineup of three modular models: a CMYK-only printer, a CMYK with two white printheads, and a CMYK with four white printheads. Other features include a user interface without the need for RIP software, inks certified by Oeko-Tex Standard 100, and more.
Workhorse Products (www.workhorseproducts.com) recently unveiled its Luminator, an exposure unit the company says is specially designed for start-up shops on a budget. The benchtop unit uses fluorescent UV bulbs and is compatible with direct emulsion or capillary films. It comes standard with a 16 x 20-in. (406 x 508-mm) pressure pad that’s engineered to ensure even contact between the film positive and screen. Optional upgrades include a vacuum frame, gas lifters, and more.
Schaumburg, IL-based INX International Ink Co. today announced two important appointments involving longtime organizational veterans. John Hrdlick was promoted to Chief Operating Officer as George Polasik continues transitioning his operational management responsibilities and now begins his role as Senior Consultant.
Santa Ana, CA-based Arlon announced the launch of the New and Improved DPF 4560GTX and the all new DPF 4500GX. Arlon’s New and Improved DPF 4560GTX is a 3‐mil (75 Micron) calendered film with a new brighter white finish and a light grey tinted air egress adhesive. The new improved adhesive is specially designed for opacity to directly cover existing graphics or dark substrates while removing cleanly up to 2 years. DPF 4560GTX is very easy to install which makes it great for a wide variety of applications including fleet and vehicle decals and POP displays.
Louisville, CO-based Global Imaging has announced the appointments of Pam Bernardini as Chief Financial Officer and Timberli Graham as Purchasing Manager.
N. Glantz & Son launched a new Master Catalog. The new book has more than 350 pages and includes many updates to reflect the company’s ever evolving product line. New sections include: expanded digital media and inks; expanded banner stands, frames and mounts; HID and induction lighting and digital displays. As with past editions, the catalog also contains many industry cross-references, product information application tips.
Please call 866.NGLANTZ (645.2689) to automatically connect to your local Glantz branch to request the new catalog.
ONYX Graphics, Inc. recently announced version X10.2 of its market-leading production RIP products: ONYX ProductionHouse, ONYX PosterShop, and ONYX RIPCenter. Version X10.2 software include new features that can help reduce ink usage, optimize color handling and reduce manual intervention, thereby improving the workflow.
Painesville, OH-based Avery Dennison announced that four graphics installers passed the Avery Dennison Car Wrap Certification exams given in Pompano-Beach, FL, and Dallas, TX this year. The certification is a two-part test that includes a written exam and hands-on vehicle wrap installation demonstration. Since launching the program in 2011, over 40 installers across the U.S. and Canada have joined been achieved Avery Dennison Car Wrap Certification.
The Technical Center for Inkjet Printing, located in Fujifilm’s Hanover Park, IL, facility, was designed to demonstrate and support the company’s leadership role in inkjet technology. The culmination of a series of strategic acquisitions and technological innovations led to the development of Fujifilm Inkjet Technology, the focal point of the Technical Center for Inkjet Printing.
KBS Realty Advisors has finalized a new headquarters lease with AlphaGraphics, Inc. at its 190,320-square-foot Parkside Tower property in downtown Salt Lake City. The new lease brings the 13-story tower, acquired by KBS in 2006, to 91-percent occupancy.