Making the Jump into Wide-Format Printing

28 Apr, 2016

With an ever-changing marketplace and evolving customer needs, BTA dealers are always looking for new technologies to complement their existing lines of business and introduce new revenue-generating opportunities. Wide-format is a logical progression for the BTA channel, as it is print-centric and since many dealers have customers with a need for this type of product for technical and graphic applications.

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Prompt Side Returns to EFI for New Capabilities with the First VUTEk FabriVU Printer Purchase

FREMONT, Calif., April 28, 2016 – UK theatrical industry supplier Prompt Side Theatrical Drapery is the first to invest in the new EFITM VUTEk® FabriVU® 340 soft signage printer. Already a satisfied user of a VUTEk GS3250lx Pro LED printer, the company – Britain’s leading theatrical drapery producer – was seeking a way to add polyesters and other fabrics to its portfolio, something that would increase its versatility for interior and exterior stage and event projects.

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Visioneer Unveils Color Duplex Desktop Scanner with Software For Scanning and Organizing Thousands of Pages per Day

4/25/2016

PLEASANTON, Calif. – Offering technology to turn towering piles of paper into searchable, editable and sharable digital documents, Visioneer® has introduced the Patriot™ D40, a color duplex desktop scanner and software package designed for scanning, storing and organizing up to 6,000 double-sided pages daily.

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Mimaki USA introduces TS30-1300 entry-level dye sublimation printer

Suwanee, GA, Apr. 13, 2016 – Mimaki USA, a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers and cutters, today introduced the TS30-1300 dye sublimation printer for light production environments. This 54-inch wide, roll-based model is a dedicated dye sublimation transfer paper printer ideal for first-time users or design shops producing short-run pieces, samples and custom work for transfer to textiles or hard surfaces. It will be on display at various worldwide expositions including in the Mimaki USA booth 1770 at the upcoming International Sign Expo, April 21-23, in Orlando.

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Mimaki USA announces UJV55-320 super wide format UV-LED printer

Suwanee, GA, Apr. 5, 2016 – Mimaki USA, a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers and cutters, today announced the UJV55-320 super wide format UV-LED printer, a 128-inch roll-to-roll model featuring seven ink colors including white for printing on transparent or colored media. It will be on display at various worldwide expositions including in the Mimaki USA booth 1770 at the upcoming International Sign Expo, April 21-23, in Orlando.

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OKI Data Americas Announces Warranty Extension & Competitive MSRP for Select ColorPainter Wide-Format Printers

MOUNT LAUREL, N.J., April 6, 2016 – OKI Data Americas announces a “game changing” extended warranty and lower MSRP for select ColorPainter™ wide-format printers as part of the company’s expanding line of professional digital printing solutions. This complimentary extended warranty upgrades the current one-and two-year warranties of the H3-104s and M-64s models to a three-year warranty. In addition, OKI Data Americas has been able to offer an attractive and even more competitive MSRP on the M-64s due to the improved scale and efficiencies realized following acquisition of the wide-format printer business.

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Epson Unveils New Expression Home XP-430 Small-in-One Printer

Epson America, Inc. today introduced its next-generation Expression® Home XP-430 Small-in-One®  – an ultra-compact, sub-$100 printer designed to meet the printing, scanning and copying needs of busy students, families and individuals. Designed as a complete wireless solution, the Expression XP-430 features Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ n1 and Wi-Fi Direct™ for printing without a router or wireless connection, and comes equipped with Epson Connect™ to print and scan from a tablet, smartphone or computer from virtually anywhere in the world2.

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New wide format solution enables AEC to drive productivity, collaboration

MALVERN, Pa., April 5, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Ricoh USA, Inc. today announced the new RICOH MP W6700SP wide format digital imaging system, that enables users to capture, transform and share crucial architecture, engineering and construction (AEC) information quickly, conveniently and economically. Whether collaborators are in the office, on the manufacturing floor or on-site, this versatile, affordable multifunction device enables them to produce wide-format technical drawings, schematics, presentations and more, while at the same time sharing needed information via the scan function.

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3D Systems Brings Professional 3D Printing Capabilities to the Office with the ProJet MJP 2500 Series

ROCK HILL, South Carolina, April 4, 2016 – 3D Systems (NYSE:DDD) announced today the immediate commercial availability of the ProJet® MJP 2500 Series, the latest addition to the company’s MultiJet Printing (MJP) line of 3D printers. Designed from the ground up to deliver a productive, in-office 3D printing solution that improves and accelerates today’s engineering workflow, the ProJet MJP 2500 Series offers simple, clean operation, and easy post-processing.

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