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Matan’s Barak 8QW Super-Wide Printer European Debut with Sensational White and Rigid printing Capabilities at Fespa Digital 2014

Thursday, May 08, 2014

Press release from the issuing company

5-meter Barak 8QW hybrid printer is equipped with an innovative Vacuum Plate System for printing on thin sheets an boards, offering flatbed printing without compromises

Rosh Ha’ayin – Matan Digital Printers will present for the first time at Fespa Digital 2014 its latest Super-Wide Hybrid UV Printer, the Barak 5 meters 8QW. The Barak 8QW got a huge market acceptance at SGIA 2013, where it was launched last October in its 3.5 meter configuration and since then gained growing customers installations in many countries. The Barak 8QW offers exceptional value to customers, thanks to its combination of outstanding white printing, Matan’s patented 8-color PDS technology together with an impressive collection of value-added features and options.  The other highlight of Matan’s presentation at Fespa will be the new Vacuum Plate System, which enables the Barak to print on thin media sheets and on rigid media and at an unprecedented quality up to 1.5X3 meter.

“Following our success in SGIA, we are thrilled to officially present the Barak 8QW in Europe” said Mr. Hanan Yosefi, Matan’s CEO. “We have really raised the bar in terms of versatility and quality. The Barak 8QW allows customers to expand the services they offer, by adding profitable white printing applications.” added Yosefi. “With the new Vacuum Plate, customers can now produce excellent printing quality on just about any substrate, rigid or flexible. We are getting excellent feedback from our customers who are currently producing with the new Barak 8QW.

The Barak 8QW also offers a suite of unique value added features and options, turning the Barak 8QW into an all-in-one end-to-end printing and finishing device. Options include:

Inline Finishing system – this best-selling add-on enables printing, trimming and sheeting in a single workflow, during the printing process. This is a unique and patented solution by Matan that saves production houses time and money.

"More and more customers choose Matan, not only because of the HD white print quality, but also due to the new versatile features that enable production houses to print more applications and to gain more business" added Yosefi.

During the Fespa show Matan will demonstrate all the Barak cutting edge features, including automatic blockout printing, automatic backlit printing, wrinkle analyzer, newly developed print modes producing new standards of HD print quality and the Value-Pro analytics software that enables owners to increase savings on media, ink & manpower.

Matan’s booth is in Hall A2, #140.


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