Real-World Inkjet Applications to be Featured at Agfa’s GRAPH EXPO Booth

RIDGEFIELD PARK, NJ—September 6, 2011—At GRAPH EXPO 2011, Agfa’s booth (#1227) will feature an inkjet experience that people don’t always get to see: a comprehensive showcase of real-world applications that creatively portray inkjet output in various environments—home decor, a fine art gallery, outdoors and a retail setting. Agfa offers its customers the largest portfolio of inkjet products and is showcasing a wide assortment of applications to creatively demonstrate its product capabilities.

Step on that tile floor: it’s inkjet. Turn on that lamp: it’s inkjet. That painting on the wall? That’s a fine art replica (a digital masterpiece, if you will) courtesy of Agfa inkjet. Inkjet wall surfaces, floor murals, tabletops and curtain panels can all be found at the Agfa booth. There will also be retail POP applications, backlits, window graphics, vehicle wraps and more. Agfa’s Application Zone will also feature a graffiti-proof application for outdoor surfaces—thanks to inkjet technology.

“Our unique ’Application Zone’ shows printers why they should transition to wide format inkjet and how they can create new revenue streams and diversify their portfolios,” said Deborah Hutcheson, Director of Marketing, Agfa Graphics, North America. “In addition to displaying our vast assortment of wide format engines, inks and media, we are educating our customers on entering new wide format growth markets by showcasing these applications and end results.”

In addition to the Application Zone, there will be many inkjet systems running live at the booth (#1227). The exhibit will also feature Agfa’s prepress, pressroom, and packaging solutions.

About Agfa
The Agfa-Gevaert Group is one of the world’s leading companies in imaging and information technology. Agfa develops, manufactures and markets analog and digital systems for the printing industry (Agfa Graphics), for the healthcare sector (Agfa Healthcare), and for specific industrial applications (Agfa Materials). Agfa is headquartered in Mortsel, Belgium. The company is present in 40 countries and has agents in another 100 countries around the globe. The Agfa-Gevaert Group achieved a turnover of 2.948 million Euros in 2010.

About Agfa Graphics
Agfa Graphics offers integrated prepress solutions to the printing industry. These solutions comprise consumables, hardware, software and services for production workflow, project and color management.

Agfa Graphics is a worldwide leader with its computer-to-plate and digital proofing systems for commercial and packaging printing and the newspaper publishing markets.

Agfa Graphics is rapidly developing its position in the new segments of industrial inkjet with comprehensive solutions for various applications such as documents, posters, banners, signage, displays, labels and packaging materials. Its experience in both imaging and emulsion technology has provided the expertise required for developing a complete assortment of high-quality inks.

About Pitman, an Agfa Company
Pitman, an Agfa Graphics company, collaborates with world class manufacturers to provide a diverse offering of the most advanced solutions for the prepress, pressroom, wide format, newspaper, packaging and commercial printing industries.

Source: Agfa.

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