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Sakurai USA to Mark 25th Anniversary with Fall Technology Showcase

Wednesday, September 02, 2015

Press release from the issuing company

SCHAUMBURG, IL - Sakurai USA will mark its 25th anniversary as a US corporation with a Fall Technology Showcase Open House event focused on screen press and screenprinting technology for customers, select vendors, industry partners and guests.  The two-day event is scheduled for Wednesday, October 7th and Thursday, October 8th from 10:30 AM to 6:30 PM at the Sakurai Headquarters in Schaumburg, Illinois.

“The screenprinting process is a stable and growing process in the credit card, tagless label, transfer and specialty finishing markets,” said David Rose, General Manager, Sakurai USA, Inc. “We look forward to presenting the latest in screen press and screenprinting technology for our customers and guests at our upcoming Technology Showcase Open House and SGIA exhibit.” 

Featured, Live Demonstrations Include:

Specialty finishing applications over offset printed material including:

·  Spot raised UV Clear/High Gloss

·  Spot Glow in the Dark

·  Spot Soft Touch

Printed Electronics

LED Curing for Screen Printing

Natgraph UV Drying Systems

CST Computer-To-Screen Imaging

Other technology TBA

Featured Sakurai Cylinder Screen Presses:

Maestro MS-102AII 

? 29 1/2” x 41” ? 4,000 IPH

The Maestro is capable of printing on a wide range of substrates such as plastic film for electronic applications, membrane switches, display panels, touch screens, etc., as well as paper, board and foil from .003” to .032”. The ultra high precision MS-102AII is the screen press of choice for accurate spot coating and specialty effects printing. 

Maestro MS-80SD with optical camera registration

•31 5/8” x 21 ¾” •2,000 IPH

Sakurai’s exclusive optical camera registration system, combined with the servo driven MS-80SD’s automated features allows us to offer the most precise cylinder screen press available today for industrial and multi-pass overlay printing.  Prints on a wide range of substrates such as plastic film for electronic applications, membrane switches, display panels, touch screens, as well as paper, board and foil.


•28 3/8” x 20 ½” •3,600 IPH

The high speed SC Series cylinder screen press with a reciprocal cylinder mechanism has been manufactured and sold by Sakurai worldwide since 1968.  The SC Series offers various size products for printed materials from cards to large format posters with a printable thickness of 0.1”t o .08”

Ryuta Sakurai, President of Sakurai USA, Inc. and Sakurai Graphic Systems, Inc.  Japan will participate in the Technology Showcase to lend his support, expertise and to welcome guests.  Sakurai Graphic Systems Inc. Japan will celebrate its 70th year in business next year.

Sakurai’s Fall Technology Showcase Open House is a preview to the screenprinting technology to be featured by Sakurai and industry partner Natgraph in Booth 1545 at SGIA 15, November 4-6, 2015 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA. To register or to find out more, go to: www.sgia.org

For more information, visit www.sakurai.com or to RSVP, please contact:

David Rose
General Manager
847-490-9400 Ext. 202
Cell: 708-341-9493


Brian Johnson
Regional Sales Manager
847-490-9400 x206
Cell:  847-363-6861


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