Fujifilm Shows Inkjet and Workflow Solutions at SGIA 2013
VALHALLA, NY—October 24, 2013—FUJIFILM North America, Graphic Systems Division is showcasing new wide-format print technologies, wide-format media and software solutions featuring the latest innovations in high-speed, high-quality inkjet within the 4,000-square-foot ‘NOW YOU CAN’ themed booth at SGIA 2013. These solutions deliver new capabilities to help printers respond to buyer requests for fast turnaround of customized short print runs, while still meeting their quality and low cost demands.
Fujifilm understands print buyer needs—it’s about turning short-run jobs faster, utilizing variable data and designing and delivering multi-channel campaigns. With Fujifilm inkjet technology, now you can change the way you do business. Stop by the Fujifilm booth to experience new image quality standards with white ink at impressive speeds, a variety of wide-format media, and software solutions to boost productivity and increase efficiency.
All the Fujifilm wide-format inkjet equipment showcased at SGIA will all be printing white ink. SGIA marks the worldwide debut of the Inca Onset S406i with White. Inca Digital has taken a radically new approach to printing with white including dual white channels, a re-formulated white ink, recirculating printheads and print pc software optimized for a white workflow. The Uvistar Pro-8 with White also makes it world debut at SGIA, bringing white ink capability to this grand-format roll press for the first time. Fujifilm will also showcase the award winning Acuity Advance Select HS flatbed printer, the newest in the ever popular portfolio of Acuity Series printers, as well as the Acuity LED 1600 hybrid printer. The Acuity Select HS is a high-speed four color platform offering white and clear ink options for the ultimate in creative 2 print applications on rigid and flexible media. The Acuity LED 1600 is a 64” wide printer that delivers superb quality for printing wide-format posters, window displays, back-lit signs, point-of-purchase materials, and product packaging. It utilizes low energy LED curing, offering the benefit of low operational cost.
The Fujifilm portfolio of wide-format media products also on display, includes an extensive range of proven, high-quality products that provide production efficiency and stunning graphics. The Visual Magnetics Graphic System matches magnetic-receptive technologies with the highest quality print media. Show attendees will see how this low-cost solution is changing the way retailers and designers execute major promotional campaigns. Visual Magnetics is a five-time recipient of the SGIA Product of the Year Award, most recently taking the title again in 2012.
Fujifilm has also launched the ColorGATE Production Server 8 (PS8). The Fujifilm edition of ColorGATE’s Production Server 8 renders files quickly by utilizing the latest Adobe PDF Print Engine (APPE), and includes ink optimization and quality control modules. With the support of more than 850 different printers and cutters, it’s quite likely that ColorGATE can drive every proofer, wide-format printer and finishing system within a print facility. Combine this with an outstanding color management engine and Fujifilm’s technical expertise in color, and you have a full software solution dedicated to the wide-format inkjet and screen printing segments. All of the printers on the booth will utilize ColorGATE as the digital front-end RIP. Stop by the Fujifilm booth to see how ColorGATE can make a difference in the quality and consistency of your work, and how ColorGATE provides one solution, from proof, to print, to cut.
The XMF ColorPath SYNC cloud based family of products focus on aligning output devices such as digital, inkjet, wide-format, offset presses, etc., to a neutral gray using the G7 methodology. XMF ColorPath SYNC incorporates iterative color correction which achieves industry-leading results for greater color accuracy that is simple to use and is extremely fast. XMF ColorPath SYNC has been referred to as the most robust color management solution technology on the market today.
“Because XMF ColorPath SYNC is a web-based solution, we do not have to buy and maintain software licenses. It’s an easy solution to integrate and work with,” said Randy Warren, quality assurance manager at Gilson Graphics, a Grand Rapids, Mich.-based printer.
FUJIFILM North America Corporation, a marketing subsidiary of FUJIFILM Holdings America Corporation consists of four operating divisions and one subsidiary company. The Imaging Division provides consumer and commercial photographic products and services, including: photographic paper; digital printing equipment, along with service and support; personalized photo products; film; and one-time-use cameras; and also markets motion picture archival film and on-set color management solutions to the motion picture, broadcast and production industries. The Electronic Imaging Division markets consumer digital cameras, and the Graphic Systems Division supplies products and services to the graphic printing industry. The Optical Devices Division provides optical lenses for the broadcast, cinematography, closed circuit television, videography and industrial markets, and also markets binoculars. FUJIFILM Canada Inc. sells and markets a range of Fujifilm products and services in Canada.
FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation, Tokyo, Japan, brings continuous innovation and leading-edge products to a broad spectrum of industries, including electronic imaging, digital printing equipment, medical systems, life sciences, graphic arts, flat panel display materials, and office products, based on a vast portfolio of digital, optical, fine chemical and thin film coating technologies. The company was among the top 10 companies around the world granted U.S. patents in 2012, and in the year ended March 31, 2013, had global revenues of $26.7 billion. Fujifilm is committed to environmental stewardship and good corporate citizenship.