Fespa Hamburg: the bit in the middle

I’m not really sure what to make of last week’s Fespa show. Most journalists in the press office, being typical media types, spent as much time discussing if the Hamburger came from Hamburg as they did talking about wide format printing.

Fespa 2017 took place at the Hamburg Messe.

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Mutoh to launch A2 industrial printer

Mutoh has been showing off a new A2 industrial printer, the ValueJet 626UF, at this week’s Fespa show. This is a flatbed printer that’s designed to print graphics to a range of objects from bottles and boxes to small parts. This could include short run production, personalized gifts and awards as well as prototypes. Continue reading “Mutoh to launch A2 industrial printer”

Inca Digital and single pass printing

Earlier this year I went to a conference, organised by IMI Europe, where some of the practical considerations in developing an inkjet printing system were discussed. This included a presentation by Nick Campbell, project development manager for Inca Digital, who talked about the difficulties in developing a single pass press.

Nick Campbell of Inca Digital

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Mimaki extends UJF industrial printer range

Mimaki is planning to introduce a new addition to its UJF range of industrial flatbed printers at next month’s Fespa Hamburg show. The new UJF-3042MkII EX is based on the existing 3042 model but adds a fourth print head and the ability to hold eight ink bottles. Continue reading “Mimaki extends UJF industrial printer range”