EFI Unveils 5-Meter VUTEk Pro Printer with LED Imaging, New UltraDrop Technology
SHANGHAI—July 2, 2014—EFI is premiering the world’s most versatile 5-meter printer—the new EFI VUTEk GS5500LXr Pro with 7pL grayscale UltraDrop Technology—this week at the 2014 Shanghai Ad and Sign Technology and Equipment Exhibition. The new roll-to-roll inkjet product is part of an exhibit offering the industry’s most significant digital portfolio for greener, more-efficient signage printing with “cool cure” LED inkjet technologies.
Other EFI products making their regional debut at the show include:
- Two new options for the 3.2m, high-volume EFI VUTEk HS100 Pro UV inkjet press: fully automated material loading and unloading systems and a Material Edge Guide for printing corrugated board and other challenging substrates.
- The company’s first entry-level LED product, the 1.65m EFI H1625 LED hybrid roll/flatbed printer.
- The EFI VUTEk GS2000LX Pro hybrid printer, a 2m LED product being shown with new UltraDrop Technology.
- Version 6 of the EFI Fiery proServer, a product that can process complex vector data up to ten times faster than competitive systems.
Unmatched flexibility in high-quality, roll-to-roll graphics imaging
The VUTEk GS5500LXr Pro printer being unveiled at the Shanghai Ad and Sign exhibition delivers extraordinary performance in high-throughput work requiring precise imaging, thanks to its innovative LED imaging platform and EFI’s new 7pL greyscale UltraDrop Technology and new, highly flexible ink.
“UltraDrop Technology provides an important new competitive advantage,” said Scott Schinlever, senior vice president and general manager, EFI Inkjet Solutions. “With UltraDrop and LED on the new VUTEk GS5500LXr Pro printer, we have eliminated barriers businesses face producing greener, high-volume and high-quality roll-to-roll graphics. We are delighted to make the worldwide introduction of this revolutionary product this week in China among the many other innovative products we are presenting in Shanghai to fuel our customers’ success with increased productivity, high quality, reduced waste and more-profitable printing.”
China-based Baicheng Group has signed to become one of the first companies in the world to install the new EFI VUTEk GS5500LXr Pro printer.