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Video preview: ColorZone’s Joshua Feller Is a Technology Early Adopter

ColorZone’s Joshua Feller Is a Technology Early Adopter

Published: January 13, 2020

Cary Sherburne talks to Joshua Feller, owner of ColorZone. Feller bought ColorZone 15 years ago and began to acquire wide-format equipment—as much as $8 million worth—in order to reduce the amount of work he had to outsource. An early adopter of printing technologies, he has expanded from wide-format to label printing, which has proven highly successful

 

Video preview: Conlin’s Print Upgrades its EFI Wide-Format Printer

Conlin’s Print Upgrades its EFI Wide-Format Printer

Published: November 26, 2019

Bill Conlin, Jr., of Conlin’s Print talks to Cary Sherburne about the company’s nearly 40 years as a family-owned digital printing business. About five years ago, they began offering wide-format printing. Conlin’s Print recently acquired an EFI VUTEk h3 hybrid flatbed/roll-to-roll superwide-format LED inkjet printer, replacing an older VUTEk QS2.

 

Video preview: Ricoh’s Wide-Format Journey

Ricoh’s Wide-Format Journey

Published: November 21, 2019

Dan Johansen of Ricoh talks about the company's wide-format journey from a manufacturer of inkjet printheads to a manufacturer of entire wide-format printing systems, including two new UV flatbeds—the Ricoh Pro TF6250 and the larger Pro T7210—and the Pro L5160 latex printer. Ricoh also was demonstrating a printing system for imaging directly onto the side of a truck or plane.

 

Video preview: With the Ricoh TF6250, It’s a Whole New Ballgame for MAC Specialties

With the Ricoh TF6250, It’s a Whole New Ballgame for MAC Specialties

Published: November 18, 2019

Mark Cohen, President of MAC Specialties, talks about the wide-format and specialty printing services his company offers, and explains how they produce custom cellphone stands. MAC Specialties recently installed a Ricoh TF6250 UV LED Flatbed Printer which allows them to print on materials other than flat sheets or boards—such as foam footballs.

 

Video preview: Fujifilm’s Onset X3: An Emphasis on Automation

Fujifilm’s Onset X3: An Emphasis on Automation

Published: November 14, 2019

Fujifilm’s Becky McConnell talks about the latest developments with the Onset X3 wide-format UV flatbed printer, as well as a new inkset from Fujifilm that was specifically formulated for greater adhesion to difficult plastic and synthetic substrates.

 

Video preview: Epson’s 20 Years of Wide-Format Printing

Epson’s 20 Years of Wide-Format Printing

Published: November 13, 2019

Epson launched its first wide-format printer in October 1999, and Epson’s Reed Hecht talks about the latest generation—the SureColor P7570 and P9570, featuring a redesigned print engine for photographers, fine artists, graphic designers, and proofers—as well as how the requirements for art and photography have changed over the past two decades.

 

Video preview: Car Wrap Competition Drives Attendee Interest at PRINTING United

Car Wrap Competition Drives Attendee Interest at PRINTING United

Published: November 5, 2019

As part of its installer certification program, SGIA hosted a car wrap competition at PRINTING United, a popular destination for show attendees. SGIA's Raymond Weiss explains more about the event and the organization's Installer Certification program.

 

Video preview: Mutoh’s Next-Gen Eco-Solvent Printers

Mutoh’s Next-Gen Eco-Solvent Printers

Published: October 15, 2019

Miguel Gonzalez, Director of Sales, talks about Mutoh's new eco-solvent printers which launched in September. The new machines have been redesigned from previous generations and now offer bulk ink delivery as standard feature.

 

Video preview: Bloomberg’s In-Plant Brings Wide-Format and Specialty Printing In-House

Bloomberg’s In-Plant Brings Wide-Format and Specialty Printing In-House

Published: September 12, 2019

John Cruser, Global Manager of the Bloomberg in-plant, talks about the vast array of materials the in-plant produces for the news organization—from promotional and marketing materials, stationery, and business cards to wide-format prints of magazine covers, as well as specialty items such as golf balls and cellphone covers.

 

Video preview: Thin LED Panels Are Good for Plastic or Fabric Signage

Thin LED Panels Are Good for Plastic or Fabric Signage

Published: August 29, 2019

Aleksandr Karasyk, President of Elephant US, talks about the company's thin, double-sided, LED panels and its journey from the Ukraine to the U.S.

 

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