Agfa Graphics to Demonstrate MGI's Short-Run, High-Speed Digital Printing Line at SGIA 2014
ELMWOOD PARK, NJ—October 17, 2014—Agfa Graphics will be demonstrating several systems from MGI Digital Graphic Technology at SGIA 2014, now that Agfa has become the national distributor for MGI products in the United States. MGI s a leading designer and manufacturer of award-winning digital presses and a complete line of versatile finishing solutions. Attendees of SGIA 2014 will be able to see the elegant visual output and feel the stunning texture from some MGI systems at the Agfa Graphics booth (#2019) in Las Vegas from Oct. 22-24.
The Agfa Graphics portfolio now includes such MGI products as the Meteor DP8700 XL+, the JETvarnish 3D and the iFOIL.
The Meteor DP8700 XL+ is a versatile, cost-effective digital press that produces a wide range of high-quality products quickly and efficiently. It has true multi-substrate capabilities for paper, plastics and envelopes, laser safe prints and offset comparable output with expanded sizes up to 13x47". It can produce high-margin products such as packaging, labels, plastic cards and more.
The JETvarnish 3D takes digital spot UV coating to a new dimension featuring increased throughput for flat spot UV applications and visually stunning 3D raised effects on POP and POS signage. The iFOIL digital embossing and hot foil stamping solution eliminates the need for films, dies and makeready, allowing for highly profitable hot foil stamping and embossing work that engage both visual and tactile senses.
Agfa Graphics solutions will be in booth #2019 at SGIA 2014, being held in Las Vegas from Oct.22-24 at the Las Vegas Convention Center.
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.