Agfa Graphics to Launch New Duratex Media Solutions at the ISA Sign Expo
ELMWOOD PARK, NJ—March 27, 2015—Agfa Graphics is launching new media under its Duratex brand at the 2015 ISA Sign Expo being held in Las Vegas in April.
The new Duratex media being showcased at ISA include:
- Duratex 15 oz. PVC Backlit Banner—a smooth, translucent backlit banner media that is printed for indoor and outdoor signage applications. It is compatible with most Solvent, Eco-Solvent, Latex and UV curable inkjet printers.
- Duratex Composite PVC/PET/PVC Blockout Film—a non-curling, completely opaque media for high resolution single- or double-sided printing. It is ideal for Display Systems, Retractable Banner Stands, Scrolling Displays and more.
- Duratex Super White Foamboard—one of the strongest, most rigid on the market with a 94 white point paper surface sandwiched with an extruded polystyrene foam core. It features superior ink adhesion, excellent cutting performance and is designed for point-of-purchase displays, retail display graphics and interior signs.
- Duratex Foam PVC Board—a rigid, foam PVC substrate, designed for high-definition, wide-format digital printers. Provides dazzling images and sharp text for top-quality signs, POP displays and exhibition backdrops.
"We have a few substrate surprises up our sleeves at ISA," said Larry Salomon, vice president, Wide-format Inkjet Segment, Agfa Graphics, North America. "There is no other rigid product on the market that offers superior ink adhesion, excellent color pop with crisp and clean finishing than Duratex Foam PVC Board. We're offering Duratex Foam PVC Board in solid bright white, double sided bright white with a recycled black core, or single sided bright white with a recycled black underside. The black material is 80 percent recycled. The product itself is 100 percent inspirational for any client looking for creative cutting, routing and engraving applications."
Agfa Graphics' Duratex inkjet media is designed for UV Curable, Eco-Solvent, Solvent and Latex Wide and Grand Format inkjet printing systems. Available from 30-196" width in a variety of roll lengths, Duratex media provides a value line of Banner, Adhesive backed, Backlit, Textile and Rigid substrates for Display, Sign and Exhibit Applications.
Show attendees can experience these and other media when they check out the Surf N' Crab Application Zone at the Agfa Graphics booth at ISA. The "Surf N' Crab" features unique applications created entirely with digital and inkjet technologies.
These and other Agfa Graphics solutions will be in booth #1350 at ISA's Sign Expo 2015, being held from April 9-11 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. For more information, click here.
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 2,865 million euros in 2013.
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 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.
Source: Agfa Graphics.