Category: Wide format

  • Toshiba Tec to show new printheads

    Toshiba Tec to show new printheads

    Toshiba Tec, which is better known as TTec, is to launch two new piezo inkjet printheads, the CF6/R, which is an evolution of the existing CF3/R, and a brand new design, the CX1…

  • Mimaki shows Trapis textile prints

    Mimaki shows Trapis textile prints

    At this year’s Fespa event Mimaki showed off an interesting pigment transfer concept that it first previewed at last year’s ITMA show, which it calls TraPis, standing for TRAnsfer Pigment System. 

  • Fespa pt2: a maturing market

    Fespa pt2: a maturing market

    One of the main takeaways for me from this year’s Fespa show was just how much the market for large format sign and display hardware has matured.

  • Fespa pt1: Look to the East

    Fespa pt1: Look to the East

    To some extent, this year’s main Fespa trade show was always going to be overshadowed by Drupa. That’s one reason why Fespa likes to get out of Germany and visit Amsterdam in Drupa years…

  • Agfa building on digital print

    Agfa building on digital print

    A few weeks ago I interviewed Pascal Juéry, CEO of Agfa, who discussed the opportunities for growth in the packaging market and reaffirmed Agfa’s commitment to large format printing. 

  • Brother bids for Roland DG

    Brother bids for Roland DG

    Brother Industries Ltd has announced its intentions to make a hostile offer to take over Roland DG though this can’t have come as a surprise to anyone involved and gives the rest of us an interesting insight into corporate acquisitions. 

  • Agfa optimistic over 2023 results 

    Agfa optimistic over 2023 results 

    Agfa has posted its full year financial results from last year, which show a marked improvement in the group’s overall position with good potential for further growth over the next few years.

  • Mimaki debuts new printer and cutter

    Mimaki debuts new printer and cutter

    Mimaki has announced a new large format printer, the JFX600-2531, and a CFX-2531 cutting table that can be paired with it to create a complete print and cut solution, which will be shown at next week’s Fespa show in Amsterdam.

  • Kongsberg targets aviation sector

    Kongsberg targets aviation sector

    Kongsberg has announced a new large format table, the C68 Exact, which takes the company beyond its traditional graphics cutting roots as this new table has been developed as a design tool for industries such as aviation

  • Canon upgrades ImagePrograf LFP

    Canon upgrades ImagePrograf LFP

    Canon has introduced two new series to its range of ImagePrograf large format printers, including the 12-colour Pro series that are mainly targeted at the photographic and fine art markets, and the 7-colour GP series for high end poster production.

  • Agfa launches Anapurna H3200 hybrid

    Agfa launches Anapurna H3200 hybrid

    Agfa has announced details of a new hybrid wide format printer, the 3.2m wide Anapurna H3200, which will replace the existing H3200i LED and is said to be 70 percent faster. 

  • Kongsberg launches Ultimate cutting table

    Kongsberg launches Ultimate cutting table

    Kongsberg has announced a new large format digital cutting table, the Kongsberg Ultimate, which appears to have evolved from the existing C-series and is primarily aimed at the corrugated production industry.