Digital Printing-Wide Format - Roll to Roll
PRINTING United Alliance released the first glimpse of the 2022 Wide-format Summit event program. The Wide-format Summit is taking place July 25-27 at the PGA National Resort in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.
In March I flew to Kansas City for the judging of the In-Print 2022 contest. Though overall entries were down, wide-format inkjet entries remained strong. That's in line with new IPI research, which shows that 81% of in-plants provide wide-format printing services, up from 77% two years ago.
Roland DGA has announced the launch of its third-generation of state-of-the-art inkjets – the TrueVIS VG3 and SG3 series large-format printer/cutters – engineered for even greater image quality, productivity, and ease of use.
The 330 Series incorporates “Mimaki Weaving Dot Technology,” a printing technology that changes the order of ink droplet placement depending on printing conditions. This suppresses the unexpected occurrence of streaks or uneven printing.
Wide-format printers view 2022 with a mix of optimism and realism. They expect to grow and see opportunity in a broad range of products. But they also expect supply shortages and labor shortages.
Roland DGA, a provider of large-format inkjet printers and printer/cutters, has launched its redesigned online store. The e-commerce portal has received a total makeover, resulting in a new look, more intuitive navigation, and a faster, simpler purchasing and check-out process.
When you hear the term “vehicle wrap” the first thing that probably comes to mind is a car or truck, perhaps a fleet van. But the world of transportation is quite larger, with shops that think outside of a car-shaped box opening themselves up for a great deal of very profitable opportunities.
Which applications are a good fit for solvent printing? Canvas reproductions, vehicle wraps, and decals are all top choices because of the high quality and color reproducibility that solvent printers can accomplish — with a low total cost of ownership.