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.
DaVinci Technologies is pleased to now offer the ClingZ Wide Format polypropylene film for UV wide format printers. ClingZ Wide Format is a perfect solution for temporary short run signage applications. This electrically charged polypropylene film can cling to virtually any indoor surface- glass, drywall, metal, wood, brick or marble. Applications include but are not limited to: Retail Advertising, Short Run Signage, Tradeshow Graphics, Posters and Banners.
Sakurai has announced the appointment of G.E. Richards Graphics Supplies as a dealer for Sakurai sheetfed offset and cylinder screen presses. The announcement, made today by Greg Friesser, general manager. Sakurai USA covers the following territories: Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Philadelphia, and the surrounding area, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia.
NOVA Marketing Services recently recruited two experienced sales professionals to join the company. Jim Brickler will be working from the St. Louis office while David Valancius will handle efforts in the Chicago area.
Print Shield Base Textured Matte is a cost-effective, 3-mil vinyl over-laminate specifically designed to offer
outstanding protection against dirt, moisture and abrasion. Its fine sand texture gives it a semi-matte finish that will reduce glare from direct lighting, making it good for brightly lit trade show graphics and roll
up banner stand applications. Print Shield Base Textured Matte is flexible and works with a myriad of both indoor and outdoor applications.
In response to the increasing need for improved sustainable print solutions, Flint Group Narrow Web introduced a series of ink technologies for UV LED curing under the EkoCure brand. These inks will be commercially available inks designed for combination print formulated specifically for UV LED curing.
EkoCure is developed using specially selected photoinitiators that match the narrow and targeted wavelength area that is typical for UV LED lamp output. The main advantages with UV LED can be summarized as ecological and economical:
In a Digital Printing Linked in discussion, a high school teacher in New England wanted to know how he could prepare his class of graduating seniors in the graphic communications printing program to help them find a job after graduation.
Kornit Digital (www.kornit-digital.com) recently announced the release of its QuickP Breeze 2.0 program. The software was developed to improve hand-feel and the control of ink consumption. Color management is supported by ICC profiles and provides image previews for CMYK, white, and highlight layers. QuickP Breeze 2.0 features Web-to-print capabilities and is pre-integrated with self-service touchscreen applications that provide the ability to customize T-shirts.