The time has finally arrived — the PRINTING United Digital Experience went live yesterday with Graphics/Wide-Format — Hardware & Consumables. The event will run through Nov 12, bringing 14 individual days of content.
On October 8, the inaugural debut of the Wide-Format Summit Series took place, with six speakers touching on a wide range of topics relevant to the industry and the environment print service providers (PSPs) face today.
Results from the IDC Worldwide Quarterly Large Format Printer Tracker show that wide-format printer shipments grew on a worldwide basis in Q4 2019. However, for the full year, shipments declined by almost 3.5%; growth in UV and dye-sub were not enough to offset declining shipments of solvent and toner-based printers.
SGIA and NAPCO Media announced the Wide-format Summit, a hosted, invitation-only conference to be held April 20-22, 2020, at the Hyatt Lost Pines in Austin, TX. The new event will be co-located with the 8th annual Inkjet Summit, and will have its own content track.
Canon U.S.A. announced that the Océ Colorado 1640 large format digital printer received Type II ASTM F793 certification without a topcoat or lamination for its inks when printed on the 20 oz. wallcovering base material by Roysons’ DreamScape.