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Examining the benefits of screen printing in the modern market

Despite the influx of digital machinery in recent years, screen printing remains the choice of technology for some print houses. Rob Fletcher investigates how and why this type of kit is standing strong. There is no understating the impact that digital technology has had on the print industry. The mass ...

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The Fashion Micro-Factory comes of Age at FESPA’s Print Make Wear

Print Make Wear, a live Micro-factory for customised, Roll-to-roll textile production and Garment manufacturing makes its debut at the Global Expo 2019 in Munich, May 14th – 17th. Twice the size of last years exhibit, this years showcase will feature two live automated fashion workflows alongside a dedicated area for ...

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Sun Chemical Launches UV LED Offset Inks

Sun Chemical launched SunWave Lumina, a new range of high performance, UV LED curing sheetfed offset inks for commercial printing.   The SunWave Lumina range of inks is based on the latest highly engineered UV resin system and provides exceptionally fast and hard curing under UV LED and low energy mercury ...

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Summa introduces L1810 laser cutting system for the sportswear market

Summa, a leading supplier of high-end cutting plotters and finishing systems have introduced the L1810 laser cutter. The L1810 offers advanced laser cutting technology to benefit the sportswear, apparel, swimwear, dye sublimation garments and technical textile markets. The new L1810, with its 1.8 m wide flatbed, is the first laser cutter ...

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How EFI develops technology to help its customers grow

Many companies claim to be customer-focused. But EFI™ is different in that the company distinguishes between customer focus and true collaboration — collaboration that extends to its customers’ customers. At its user conference, Connect 2019, EFI CEO Bill Muir told his audience that his job “is to keep the innovation ...

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Global Print Expo 2019 to showcase latest screen and digital printing solutions

With just over 2 weeks to go before the opening day of the show, a host of international screen, digital and textile printing manufacturers are getting ready to showcase the latest technologies and applications to the speciality print sector at Global Print Expo 2019. Following the success of the Global ...

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MagnaColours Launches New Killer Base Products

United Kingdom-based water-based ink supplier MagnaColours Ltd. has launched Killer Base, a new underbase ink that provides screen printers who use plastisol ink with an economical solution to improve their prints’ handle and softness, while also achieving considerable cost savings, according to the company. The new Killer Base is designed to be ...

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18 Superior Printing Ink

100 North St. Teterboro, NJ 07608-1202 Phone: (201) 478-5600 Fax: (201) 478-5650 www.superiorink.com Sales: $50 million (Ink World estimate). Major Products: Lithographic inks, varnishes and coatings for conventional, waterless and UV applications; flexographic inks for water-based and UV applications; gravure inks. Key Personnel: Jeffrey I. Simons, chairman, CEO and president; Peter Nunez, CFO; Angel ...

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The growth of the Digital Textile Print Bureau

Debbie McKeegan discusses how digital textile printing, web to print software and vibrant ecommerce platforms have contributed in the growth of the Digital Textile Print Bureau across most textile applications. No single shift in the Textile Business Model can have had more impact than the logarithmic growth of the Digital ...

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Different Inks Used in Wide Format Printing

Wide format printers are designed to cater to different kinds of printing requirements and environments. As different printing applications have unique qualities and requisites, it follows that they require a different wide format printer ink for changing requirements. This is why chemists and product developers create varying ink formulations that cater to ...

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