Digital Printing-Wide Format - Flatbed
Print is a term that has come to encompass far more than just “ink on paper.” That has never been more evident than when walking the show floor at PRINTING United, where vendors are demonstrating the ability to print on everything a printer can dream of.
ColorDynamics recognized it was at a crossroads. Increasing workloads required operating two shifts, yet seasonal upticks impacted workflow. To better support its wide-format growth trajectory, ColorDynamics needed to invest in an additional printer to handle more direct-to-store retail business.
Direct Edge Media increased speed and throughput with its new Onset X3, a high-productivity UV flatbed printer distributed exclusively in North America by Fujifilm Graphic Systems Division.
Brian Lukis and Matt Hartloff knew they were on to something. While working together at an injection molding company, Hartloff had developed a spherical structure that could be easily assembled and disassembled. Lukis, who is also a 360-degree photographer, said, “what if we printed a 360-degree photo on there?”
As we drew closer to PRINTING United, I began to list out products on my wish list. We have multiple businesses under our roof — commercial, photographic, apparel, and promotional products — so our needs span a wide range for information. PRINTING United has been the one spot where all these categories come together.
Agfa (Booth 8242) is bringing several inkjet engines and software solutions to PRINTING United. Its systems let users print a variety of eye-popping displays, point-of-purchase materials, billboards, vehicle graphics, and backlit signage up to 125" wide.
Madovar Packaging worked with All Graphic Supplies, a qualified Mimaki dealer, to purchase its first Mimaki printer, a UJF-6042 MkII. The flatbed allowed the company to produce customized gift boxes with both white and clear ink in less time.
Collazo Group, a Puerto Rico-based print service provider, rebuilt its business with Fujifilm’s Inca Onset X1-LT months after Hurricane Maria, a Category 4 storm, devastated several islands in the Caribbean.