MGI to Sponsor Arts for a Better World in Miami
MELBOURNE, FL—Nov. 30, 2010—MGI Digital Graphic Technology, the multi-substrate digital press and finishing solution manufacturer, will be participating as a sponsor of Arts for a Better World, held Dec. 1-5, 2010 in Miami.
Held during Art Basel Miami Beach, Arts for a Better World—the United States’ premiere art show—is a bold and audacious endeavor to unite a large-scale commercial exhibition with the non-profit community, to convey a compelling message about the role of art in crafting a better world for future generations. More than 40 internationally renowned artists have been selected to participate, hailing from countries such as Argentina, Congo, Cuba, Ecuador, England, France, Haiti, Nigeria, Panama, South Africa, United States, Uruguay and Venezuela, working in mediums including contemporary photography, painting, sculpture and installations.
Arts for a Better World’s charitable partners—Save the Children, American Red Cross, American Cancer Society and Water.org—have come together to exhibit their respective projects under one roof and will share five percent of the event’s total artwork sales.
As a sponsor, MGI Digital Graphic Technology is providing printed materials for on-site use, including VIP & Press badges, press kit folders and printed artwork replicas, among materials. In addition to providing printing services, MGI’s Meteor DP60 Pro multi-substrate digital press and UVarnish offline flood UV coater are featured on-site in the Print Workshop section of the event, providing attendees and artists a demonstration of the impact a versatile multi-substrate digital press can have on the art world and promoting sustainability via the ability to produce prints on-demand in a desired quantities as small as one, eliminating archiving and virtually eliminating waste.
The flagship in MGI’s digital line, the Meteor DP60 Pro received consecutive Must See ‘em recognition at GRAPH EXPO 2008 and PRINT 09. Key features include true multi-substrate versatility (widest range of paper, plastics & envelopes), sheet sizes up to 40” in production as a standard feature, laser-safe prints, offset comparable color output (Fogra certified), plus no click charge and an economical total cost of operation.
Arts for a Better World will be held at the Soho Studios in Miami (located in the Wynwood Arts District). For more information, please visit www.artsforabetterworld.com.
About MGI Digital Graphic Technology
Founded in 1982, MGI Digital Graphic Technology designs, manufactures and markets a full and innovative range of award-winning multi-substrate (paper and plastic) 4-color digital presses, as well as a complete line of versatile finishing solutions.
A key player in the global market, MGI has a portfolio comprised of several thousand customers in a wide range of sectors, including graphic industry professionals, Fortune 1000 companies, government agencies, plastic card manufacturers, silk screeners and photo labs.
MGI is a leader in the professional graphic equipment market and is registered on the Euronext Paris Alternext stock exchange (ALMDG). They received the prestigious OSEO “Innovative Company” & “OSEO Excellence” labels respectively in 2009 & 2010 in recognition of their expertise and innovation in the graphics & finishing industry. In addition, MGI has won nine international product awards from 2008-2010 for technological innovation.
MGI USA, based in Melbourne, FL, is MGI’s fully owned subsidiary that services the North and South American, Caribbean and Asia/Pacific markets. For more information, please visit www.mgi-fr.com / www.mgiusa.com