Agfa Graphics to Show New Duratex EcoClear Wide-Format Rigid Media at SGIA Expo
ELMWOOD PARK, N.J.—November 3, 2015—At the 2015 SGIA Expo, being held at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta from Nov. 4-6, 2015, Agfa Graphics will expand its Duratex line of wide-format media with the introduction of Duratex EcoClear, a see-through, high performance, easy to use clear rigid plastic with sharp ink adhesion. Duratex EcoClear will be on display at Agfa Graphics' booth (#3127).
"Duratex EcoClear is ideal for P.O.P., retail display graphics and long term interior and exterior signage because it is durable and transparent," said Tony Lampariello, national rigid media manager, Agfa Graphics, U.S. "This thermoplastic material is easily fabricated and is 100 percent recyclable with outstanding optical clarity. High-quality EcoClear is stable, it resists yellowing and hazing yet EcoClear is competitively priced."
Available in 48x96" sheets up to 6mm (.236") thick, Duratex EcoClear is ideal for vending equipment signage and is compatible with all flatbed UV digital printers and traditional screen print systems.
Agfa Graphics is the largest supplier in North America of flexible and rigid substrates to the graphics communications industry. With a skilled team of application specialists technically trained to support the vast inkjet media portfolio, only Agfa can provide ongoing printing and installation guidance as a value-add to its comprehensive inkjet media line.
The Agfa Graphics booth (#3127) at the 2015 SGIA Expo, will have Duratex EcoClear samples on display while spotlighting many wide-format printing engines and workflow.
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 2,620 million euros in 2014.
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. Please visit us at www.agfagraphics.com.
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.
Pitman reinforces its customer-focused approach by providing the market with an unmatched distribution network, expert specialists, and unparalleled service excellence.
Together, Agfa Graphics and Pitman deliver integrated and complete solutions tailored to the ever-changing needs of the graphic communications industry, enabling businesses to produce powerful messages and be more profitable.