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Colorjet VERVE true flatbed printer
received overwhelming response at SGI 2017

SGI Dubai 2017, the Middle East’s largest sign and graphic imaging show, has recently concluded in Dubai, UAE, showing innovative printers and digital signage panels worth more than US$62.6 million. The 20th edition of the expo was inaugurated by Mona Ghanem Al Marri, director general of the Government of Dubai Media Office (GDMO). At the show, Colorjet VERVE true flatbed UV printer received overwhelming solutions for screen, glass and signage applications. The printer is backed with ColorJet’s wide-format digital inkjet print technology with its ‘white ink’ option, enabling printing on clear and dark surface materials. Also the flatbed printer is designed to meet the demand for print from the glass processing houses, fabricators, and mirror manufacturers industries.

Grafityp products get new logos

Grafityp has changed the logos of its Grafitack and Grafiprint products. The logos of the produces have traditionally been based on the iconic painter's pallet and have been much appreciated over the years, by distributors as well as end users, who associated the pallet with the Grafityp product line. As Grafityp is always evolving and innovating, the company has decided it was time to modernise the logos, preserving the names of the diverse product ranges, but at the same time harmonising them, while modernising other elements of the logos in these product groups to reflect Grafityp’s contemporary look. These changes will be visible on all marketing communications, from booth design, websites, social media, brochures and other marketing materials.

Textile printing made easy with SENFA Decoprint

SENFA is helping graphics businesses to diversify into textiles without having to immediately invest in new equipment. With its range of Decoprint textile solutions for sign and display applications, SENFA enables print businesses to use their existing UV, latex and even solvent printers to create stunning textile graphics. The textile revolution has begun, but the up-front investment in textile-specific hardware is not always an option for those print businesses that have already recently invested in UV or latex technology. The good news is that SENFA enables those companies to try out the market without such initial investment. Many of the businesses that SENFA supplied have entered the textiles market with their existing hardware and then invest in dedicated sublimation machines as experience and confidence grow.

JN Arora THRIVING in HandTop and POLYPRINT dealership

Persistent addition of new machines to its ever expanding product portfolio for the graphic art market has made JN Arora Group a proficient solution provider for signage firms. Over recent years, the company has tied up with a string of overseas companies for distributorship—among which HandTop is a big band with a versatile line of UV printers for diverse applications. “HandTop is a Shenzen-based company known for its internationally acclaimed UV printing systems. The brand is rated high for unmatched performance, enhanced reliability and competitive price,” said Aashish Arora from JN Arora Group.

“HandTop machines are steady and cost effective; the portfolio consists of Kyocera Series and RICOH Gen-5 UV Series available in true flatbed and hybrid models,” mentioned Aashish, adding that their HandTop portfolio is going to magnify with the addition of two new 3.2m and 5m roll-to-roll models. Just recently, JN Arora had catered their first HandTop Kyocera Series flatbed printer to a PSP at Bahadurgarh in Haryana. Kyocera Series is an entry-level flatbed UV LED printer designed perfectly for those looking for new start-up in ‘flatbed’ job.

Greece machine manufacturer Polyprint is yet another brand JN Arora has been added to their list with distribution of more than 10 units of the company’s popular TEXJET range of textile printers across India in 2016. Applications of Polyprint machines vary from T shirts, pullovers, denims up to many others including printing on cotton, polyester, lycra, wool and leather. JN Arora demonstrated Polyprint’s most popular model TEXJET SHORTEE at PRINTPACK India 2017 organised recently in Greater Noida, Delhi-NCR.

CE certification for all
Mehta CNC routers and laser engravers

A feather on the cap of Mehta Cad Cam Systems is that company’s indigenously manufactured CO2 Series of laser engravers, CNC routers, Fiber laser engravers, Fiber laser cutting systems are now all CE certified. According to a source from the company, the certification will help them gain a fresh recognition in the international market to sell their versatile CNC routers and laser engravers.

Entries call for FESPA 2017 Awards

The FESPA 2017 Awards honour pioneering and innovative projects in the printing industry. With 15 categories designed to celebrate the achievements and innovations across the print industry and non-printed signage industry, the FESPA Awards is the print industry’s only independent, global awards programme to recognise outstanding contributions. In its 26th year, the FESPA Awards programme is renowned for unearthing talent across all disciplines of the printing industry. Spanish print shop Taller de Serigrafia and South African-based printer Screenline are just two previous winners who credit their business growth to these Awards. There are two weeks left to get in your entries, the closing date is 27 January 2017. Entries will be judged on technique, colour, appearance, image definition, job complexity, use and creativity. The full list of awards criteria and judging deadlines can be found at:

ColorJet bags ‘India’s Largest Manufacturer
for Wide-Format Digital Printer Award’

ColorJet Group, manufacturer of ‘ColorJet’ brand of digital wide-format printers in India, has been awarded the ‘India’s Largest Manufacturer for Wide-Format Digital Printer’ accolade at the 6th Imaging Solution Awards held recently in New Delhi. The award was presented by Pankaj Chawla, research manager, International Data Corporation (IDC), during the annual event attended by over 400 imaging industry professionals.“It’s an immense honour for us to win the award and for being named ‘India’s Largest Manufacturer for Wide-Format Digital Printer’. We dedicate this award to the large number of Indian digital printing fabric manufacturers, who reposed faith in ColorJet wide-format digital printers, due to whom we bagged the award,” remarked Smarth Bansal, sr product manager, ColorJet India.

He added that winning the award, at the same time, also increased their responsibility towards current and future customers, as ColorJet will need to continue to offer the same ‘Gold’ standard of after sales service, for which the company is known in India and beyond.

Mehta CNC router receives good response at SGI Dubai 2017

At the recent SGI Dubai 2017 organised from January 15-17 at DWTC in Dubai, Mehta Cad Cam Systems showcased its widely acclaimed Mehta CNC router, which received an overwhelming response during the expo. Trade visitors from all across the UAE and other gulf countries as well as Africa were impressed with the versatile CNC router designed suitably for routing applications of all sorts.