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Finishing of print products creates the decisive added value for success

Ist-Metz invited the printing industry to Nürtingen, the company's headquarters, and more than 1,300 guests from 46 countries followed the call. In addition to the manufacturer of UV, LED and Eximer curing systems, 55 exhibitors presented their solutions for cost-efficient, high-quality production, from prepress to the final product. By Sabine Slaughter


By Sabine A. Slaughter

More and more large format printers are employing UV technology. Increasingly UV LED is being implemented. At the show we have registered five different companies and printers that are employing this technology. What is the difference and why should printers use one or the other technology?

Textile: Kiian Inks

Designed to meet the demands for attention-grabbing graphics on sportswear, interior design, fashion and other textile applications, Kiian via its new distributor Signtrade, offers new vivid fluorescent transfer sublimation inks with excellent drying properties and high chromatic performance.

Picture This Enterprises makes color projects come to life with INX Digital inks

The 10 x 12-foot wall mural at Below Zero Yogurt in Surfside, Florida is the type of work Picture This Enterprises does using Megaink brand BioMG inks from INX Digital International. A picture really does say a thousand words when you see Cheryl Beale's work at her Picture This Enterprises in Hollywood, Florida, a short ride up the beach from Miami. A good portion of her business is large format printing doing custom digital wall coverings, wall murals and special events signage for mostly commercial and corporate accounts, but she also handles residential work. Regardless of whom they are, the customers have noticed a difference since she switched to INX Digital International's Megaink BioMG inks earlier this year.

New recyclable substrates for billboards could transform your business

From technical advantage to market leadership. By Hadar Friedland, strategic product manager, Large Format Printing Industrial Solutions, IPG, HP.

While it is widely recognised that wide format digital printing is having a profound effect on indoor and outdoor graphics production, until recently, substrates have received little attention. The paper-based, twelve-tile 6m x 24m billboard appeared to be one of the few constants in the changing world of graphic arts technology.
However nothing lasts forever.

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