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ZIMMER AUSTRIA Featuring Live Production at PRINTING United Booth

Using pigment inks, and intended for décor applications including home textiles, wallpaper technical textiles and more, the COLARIS.12-2200 from ZIMMER AUSTRIA will be used to demonstrate emerging opportunities and game-changing production. PRINTING United booth 9959.

Epson Steps into Printed Electronics

With its recent investment in printed electronics startup Elephantech Inc., Epson is exploring the emerging promise of digital printing for PE markets. Elephantech’s printed circuits are manufactured using inkjet and electroless copper plating. PRINTING United Booth 5410, 5610.

Roland DGA Announces Launch of New LV Series Laser Engraving Machines

Roland DGA’s new system aids apparel decorators in accessing product areas and markets where promotional products and other objects can be marketed or branded, expanding possibilities they can offer customers. PRINTING United Booth 4616.

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Consumables - General

Using pigment inks, and intended for décor applications including home textiles, wallpaper technical textiles and more, the COLARIS.12-2200 from ZIMMER AUSTRIA will be used to demonstrate emerging opportunities and game-changing production. PRINTING United booth 9959.

With its recent investment in printed electronics startup Elephantech Inc., Epson is exploring the emerging promise of digital printing for PE markets. Elephantech’s printed circuits are manufactured using inkjet and electroless copper plating. PRINTING United Booth 5410, 5610.

The company’s new “Twist 3” and “Twist 4” display cabinets feature product spotlights and backlit backwalls, providing an excellent solution for product or exhibit displays. The new, just-announced products are available in 5-, 8- and 10-ft. widths. PRINTING United Booth 6024.

Finishing

Roland DGA’s new system aids apparel decorators in accessing product areas and markets where promotional products and other objects can be marketed or branded, expanding possibilities they can offer customers. PRINTING United Booth 4616.

Sold in partnership with Global Imaging Partners, the new Summa L3214 laser cutter finishes textiles with a sealed edge — a common expectation for numerous digital textile applications. It can be used for exhibits, POP, and more. PRINTING United Booth 7659 and 8841.

A prudent DTG dryer purchase starts with an understanding of how well it will work with a specific device.

Consumables - Media

Fisher Textiles boasts six products that have received a 2019 SGIA Product of the Year Award. They include materials for banners and flags, framing systems, and apparel applications. PRINTING United booth 8033.

Vycom’s latest product offers high durability for numerous applications and can be cut or routed with clean edges. The product offers excellent printability, a smooth finish, and an extra thickness that can eliminate some process steps such as lamination. PRINTING United Booth 7644.

Included in the launch is the ICN-200, which provides one-color prints on injection-molded plastics, industrial parts and appliances.

Digital Printing - Inkjet

The new printer, which offers efficient, reliable operation, includes a fully integrated mesh kit or light box, and can also include a sophisticated dual roll option. This new printing system is making its U.S. debut in Dallas. PRINTING United Booth 8845.

Using fused filament fabrication, the 3DFF-222 from Mimaki USA can be used for in-house design and production, direct-to-object printing, and the production of 3D signage and other elements. 3D printing is an exciting opportunity and possibilities abound. PRINTING United Booth 5216, 5616, 5620.

Offering “greener” water-based inks, the new Cretaprint Hybrid Digital Inkjet Printer makes for a more sustainable ceramics decoration process. The machine offers a printing width of up to 1,400 millimeters and can accommodate up to 12 print bars. PRINTING United Booth 8233.

Consumables - Ink

The company’s new products, including a printer/cutter and dye-sublimation printer, were judged best in their categories in the prestigious SGIA Product of the Year competition. New ink sets from the company also had a great showing in the competition. PRINTING United Booth 4616.

Two new machines — both using Mutoh’s new MS41 Eco-Solvent inks — provide increased ease of use, high-quality printing and high productivity. Both systems offer a maximum print width of 64 inches, and are available in four- and seven-head configurations. PRINTING United Booth 4404.

INX International’s display will present UV-curable solutions, natural water-based inks using sustainable ingredients, and more.

Training & Education

This year, Texas is home to the inaugural PRINTING United, housed in the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in the heart of Dallas.

October 23 is right around the corner and more than 650 PRINTING United exhibitors are counting down to the new show debut in Dallas.

It’s exciting to hear about the global launches and North American premiers that are being planned for PRINTING United in October — across all different market segments.

Software

Request Payment, the latest innovation from InkSoft, creates a valuable link between finishing the job and collecting from the customer. Users of the system can send a secure online payment link to customers, thus automating the process and saving time. PRINTING United Booth 2026.

Business Management

The X-BAR is an ideal solution for high-speed, high-volume, single-pass applications.

In today’s ‘show me your invoice, I’ll beat it’ environment it’s difficult to compete against the ‘box mover’ business model.

In 2017, Media Resources ’ co-owner, Steve Gallow, got his break into the movie industry, not as an actor, rather as a prop fabricator.