Digital Printing-Wide Format - Flatbed
A graphics installation expert offers advice on the tools you’ll need and the preparations you should make in order to properly install the wall and window graphics your in-plant prints.
UT Print San Antonio, the in-plant for the University of Texas at San Antonio, is using its flatbed cutter to print hundreds of fan cutouts to help fill the stands at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, home of the Texas Longhorns football team, during game days.
Canon U.S.A. has launched the Arizona 2300 Series UV curable flatbed printers for the wide-format print market. This series is designed to help customers speed up production, improve operational efficiencies and fuel growth opportunities through its new applications.
There’s a lot of uncertainty and still many questions. What does the economy look like through 2020 and beyond? Will the industry rebound quickly or slowly? Where do we go from here? What does the next normal look like, and what does that mean for the future of wide-format printing?
According to NAPCO Research and the PRINTING United Alliance, graphic and sign producers were hit hard as the pandemic forced closures in March and April. Since then, things have improved dramatically, but the average change is still negative.
Over the past three years, the in-house sign shop at the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Bureau of Publications has flourished. To reduce overtime and expand the in-plant’s capabilities, the in-plant recently installed a wide-format flatbed printer.
During the COVID-19 pandemic, in-plants with wide-format printing capabilities have been busy printing social distancing signage and other related graphics. In a webinar next week, you’ll learn how your in-plant can better adapt to the new world of work and be more proactive with your customers.