Arrow Digital installs EFI Pro 30h UV LED hybrid printer at Caterpillar Signs


Ahmedabad-based Caterpillar Signs has a long relationship with Arrow Digital as their tie started with the installation of a VUTEk3360EC and continued with constant upgrades of technologies including hybrid UV, roll-to-roll UV and FabriVU 340i (for soft signage). The latest upgrade is the installation of EFI Pro 30h. Nishant Shah, MD at Caterpillar Signs, says, “Our journey with Arrow Digital has been a true partnership of sorts. We trust them and their range of printers and technologies with their world class support and service.” Caterpillar Signs serves a worldwide clientele under the CP Graphics, Banner Buzz and Giant Media Online.

Sam Patel, CEO & MD, Arrow Digital Pvt Ltd, mentions, “With its 3.2-m printing capabilities, EFI Pro 30h can handle a wide variety of substrates and applications, all while maintaining superior image quality and eco-friendly benefits. One of the standout features of the EFI Pro 30h is its versatility, which allows customers to adapt to changing business needs.” With the ability of the EFI ProGraphics UV XA ink set, EFI Pro 30h is designed to easily match new applications and substrates. This flexibility minimises colour adjustments and ensures a perfect colour match every time.

EFI Pro 30h’s advancement doesn’t stop at the inks. It also boasts a magnetic linear drive, which enhances drop placement and expands the color gamut. In terms of productivity, it runs at 2477 sqft/hr. Nishantsays, “With this addition of EFI Pro 30h in our machine portfolio we are very sure that we can reach out for many new and premium applications with the confidence of the high adhesion and endless possibilities. Arrow Digital always stands with us with new innovations they continue to bring to the industry with their commendable dedication towards ‘Green Printing’ revolution.

First Canon UVgel Wallpaper Factory at Ahmedabad Demo centre

Arrow Digital’s Ahmedabad Demo centre has installed the latest printing arsenal – first Canon UVgel Wallpaper Factory, a fully modular print &ncut workflow solution consisting of a Colorado M5W large-format roll-to-roll printer and a Fotoba XLD170WP high-speed digital cutter to automatically cut flexible media into custom sizes and length. This innovative seamless workflow technology opens a range of possibilities for the wallpaper and signage industry.

With an excitement for the landmark installation, Sam Patel, CEO & MD, Arrow Digital Pvt Ltd, says, “UVgel Wallpaper Factory enables on-demand printing, allowing for customisation and personalisation of wallpaper designs. This capability caters to the growing demand for personalised and bespoke wallpapers in the market.” UVgel technology developed by Canon is a unique ‘print-then-cure’ technology with instant-dry gel inks, cured with UV LED lights.

Canon Colorado M5W is a fully modular UVgel roll-to-roll printer designed for sharp graphics offering exceptional productivity and substantially. One of the most exciting features of the Canon printer is its hassle-free white ink printing capabilities, which is because of the unique UVgel technology that offers high-opacity white ink with speeds up to three times faster than comparable technologies, even for multilayer modes.