Fujifilm Reports Record Attendance at SGIA Expo with Debut of Inca Onset R40i, Acuity F Printers
HANOVER PARK, IL—November 3, 2014—Fujifilm North America, Graphic Systems Division further demonstrated its wide-format inkjet technology leadership at the recent SGIA Expo 2014 in Las Vegas. A record number of attendees visited the Fujifilm booth to experience live demonstrations of the all-new Inca Onset R40i and the Acuity F, each making their North American debut on the show floor, along with the Uvistar Pro-8W, the Acuity Advance Select and the Acuity LED 1600. Additionally, workflow solutions were featured, including Fujifilm’s edition of ColorGATE’s Production Server 8 (PS8) along with Pressero, by Aleyant Systems.
Attendance at SGIA Expo 2014 was at an all-time high, with more than 22,000 registered industry professionals.
Fujifilm’s global reach included customers from across the United States, Canada and Mexico, as well as attendees from Latin America, Australia, Bermuda, Guatemala, India, Indonesia and the United Kingdom.
“The SGIA Expo offers us opportunities to meet with current customers and develop new customer relationships,” said Todd Zimmerman, senior vice president and general manager, Fujifilm North America, Graphic Systems Division. “Our relationships with customers help us better understand their evolving needs and ultimately drive our product development efforts. We are proud to be a Platinum sponsor of the SGIA Expo and launch our innovative new products and technologies on the show floor at SGIA.”
Fujifilm once again was also a sponsor of the ‘Sustainability Zone’ on the show floor, and Terry Mitchell, vice president marketing, Fujifilm North America, Graphic Systems Division, spoke about innovative solutions to minimize environmental impacts. Attendees at this presentation learned about Fujifilm’s waste-reduction initiatives and eco-friendly dedication to sustainability. Fujifilm also donated a digital camera for the ‘Sustainability Zone’ door prize drawing.
“We found the show floor to be filled with customers and prospects eager to learn about our new products and how the latest innovations in inkjet could help them improve their ability to serve their customers,” noted Mitchell. “The attendees at SGIA Expo were very positive about investing in new technologies. I expect our all-new Chicago Technology Center will be very busy in the coming months with equipment and software demonstrations as a direct result of our exhibition at the SGIA Expo.”
Fujifilm North America, a marketing subsidiary of Fujifilm Holdings America consists of four operating divisions and one subsidiary company. The Imaging Division provides consumer and commercial photographic products and services, including: photographic paper; digital printing equipment, along with service and support; personalized photo products; film; and one-time-use cameras; and also markets motion picture archival film and on-set color management solutions to the motion picture, broadcast and production industries. The Electronic Imaging Division markets consumer digital cameras, and the Graphic Systems Division supplies products and services to the graphic printing industry. The Optical Devices Division provides optical lenses for the broadcast, cinematography, closed circuit television, videography and industrial markets, and also markets binoculars. Fujifilm Canada sells and markets a range of Fujifilm products and services in Canada.
Fujifilm Holdings, Tokyo, Japan brings continuous innovation and leading-edge products to a broad spectrum of industries, including: healthcare, graphic systems, highly functional materials, optical devices, digital imaging and document products. These are based on a vast portfolio of chemical, mechanical, optical, electronic and thin film coating technologies. In the year ended March 31, 2014, the company had global revenues of $23.9 billion, at an exchange rate of 102 yen to the dollar. Fujifilm is committed to environmental stewardship and good corporate citizenship.