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OKI Data Americas to Debut Revolutionary Leather Transfer Printing Capabilities at the NBM Show

Tuesday, July 16, 2013

Press release from the issuing company

Mount Laurel, NJ – OKI Data Americas announces their participation at the upcoming NBM Show together with Graphics One in booth 119 at the Long Beach Convention and Entertainment Center in Long Beach, CA, July 18-20, 2013. There, OKI will exhibit their ground-breaking textile transfer printing applications – now including leather – using the innovative OKI pro920WT digital color printer with white toner. These capabilities will be highlighted with the unveiling of a proColor leather motorcycle racing suit by custom designer and manufacturer, HEROIC Racing Apparel. 

With its ability to print in full color – including white, the commercial-grade OKI pro920WT has revolutionized textile transfer printing with the opportunity to deliver custom output quickly and easily. The pro920WT will be demonstrated along with the 711WT desktop A4 digital color printer featuring with white toner from OKI Data Americas. Together, these units deliver a range of unique, high-impact and cost-effective transfer printing solutions for an ever-increasing array of specialty applications including textiles and hard surface materials.

These OKI printers offer a compelling value proposition as viable alternatives to screen printing with their speed, accuracy, size format, full color output including white. What also makes them so appealing is their ability to produce custom output – whether from one piece to thousands of pieces. Such unique printing capabilities are opening doors to new opportunities for customers like Todd McNabney, Owner of HEROIC Racing Apparel.

According to McNabney, “The OKI pro920WT is a world class product. Its ability to produce crisp, colorful, transferrable output for textiles including leather opens the door to amazing new custom printing capabilities for me and for my business. I’m just scratching the surface using this exciting technology.”

“HEROIC Racing Apparel’s impression of the pro920WT is representative of the user experience,” said Rich Egert, General Manager of the Strategic Technology Provider Business Group for OKI Data Americas. “Users are amazed with the capabilities, flexibility and print quality of the pro920WT, and find that they are expanding their businesses in new and innovative ways as a result.”

The pro920WT and 711WT are part of the impressive OKI proColor™ Series – a line of high impact digital color printers that serves the graphic arts, production, specialty printing and imaging technologies industries. The OKI proColor™ Series of commercial grade digital color printers delivers professional, production-quality color output and color accuracy powered by embedded EFI Fiery® and PANTONE® support on select models.

Graphics One is the authorized reseller of the OKI pro920WT, and also serves as national distribution partner for both the pro920WT and the 711WT throughout the US. These OKI Data printers compliment Graphics One’s comprehensive line of transfer medias offered for the direct-to-garment, hard substrate, leather and sublimation markets – all of which will be demonstrated at the NBM Show.

According to Dan Barefoot, President of Graphics One, “The OKI pro920WT is an ideal solution for those requiring professional-grade, high-speed transfer printing capabilities on a wide range of substrates. Both the pro920WT and 711WT have been incredibly well-received since their introduction within our distribution channel, and we look forward to demonstrating their impressive capabilities at the NBM Show.”

The NBM Show is a business-to-business trade show that presents the latest in sign making, digital printing, sublimation, apparel decorating, awards, engraving, personalization, promotional products, and more.

All OKI products are built on parent company OKI Data Corporation’s history of leadership and innovation. Most of OKI’s color printing solutions feature Single Pass Color as well as proprietary digital LED and HD Color technologies. These technologies allow OKI Data Americas to manufacture products that require fewer moving parts for increased reliability and outstanding color output quality.

OKI provides live1, toll-free technical support 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year, with agents based in North America. In addition, OKI live chat feature is available to customers within the US and Canada seeking online support on weekdays during normal business hours within the Eastern time zone. For more information about the OKI proColor line of printers, visit www.okidata.com/procolor or call 1-855-654-6777.


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