Fujifilm to Feature Live Demos of New Inca Onset R40i and Acuity F Printers Next Week at SGIA Expo
HANOVER PARK, IL—October 13, 2014—Fujifilm North America, Graphic Systems Division is energized for SGIA Expo 2014, and booth # 2454 will include live presentations and interactive demonstrations of all-new technology, including the Inca Onset R40i and the Acuity F within its “Now You Can” themed booth.
Fujifilm, in collaboration with Inca Digital, will present the North American debut of the Inca Onset R40i with the Hostert full automation system at SGIA. The R40i is a wide-format, flatbed UV press and the latest addition to the Inca Onset series. The R40i prints with a full bed print array (123.6x63" print area) that eliminates the gloss matte banding normally associated with traditional step and repeat inkjet printing.
Show attendees will have the opportunity to see and attend live demonstrations of the R40i, including the Hostert full automation system. The Hostert system includes an automated feeder and alignment table, along with Inca Digital’s proprietary material loader and take off system. This combination allows for continuous printing onto a variety of substrates commonly used in the display, POP and sign markets.
Also making its debut on the show floor is the all-new Acuity F, a high performance dedicated UV flatbed printer for the display and signage market for service providers with a high demand for rigid media. The Acuity F Series maintains all the advantages of the popular and successful Acuity platform, including near-photographic image quality, a maximum media size of 120x98.4”, productivity up to 1,668 square-feet/hr, a white ink option, and has been optimized for the efficient and high-speed production of rigid media applications.
Additional highlights in the Fujifilm booth include the Acuity Advance Select. This press is built on all the advantages of the highly successful and popular Acuity Advance platform, with the same ultra-high print quality. At SGIA, the Acuity Advance Select will be running Uvijet KV inks that are exclusively designed for the production of decorative print in deep draw thermoforming applications. The inks have been developed to be printed on the Fujifilm Acuity Advance Select series, opening the door for creative design and customization opportunities for thermoformed products. In conjunction with the Acuity Advance Select and Uvijet KV inks, a CR Clarke 750FLB Vacuum Former will feature live demonstrations of thermoforming throughout the show.
The Uvistar Pro-8W roll-to-roll press, a fourth generation grand-format hybrid UV press will be on the show floor as well, now featuring the capability to print with light inks (Lk, Lm, Lc) and white to produce the highest quality POP available on a grand-format press. When not needed, a simple button converts the press back to four color mode to produce banner or billboard work. Additionally, a vacuum table, available as 4x8’ and 5x10’, allows the operator to print thin sheets rigid media up to 0.39” (10mm), edge to edge.
The Acuity LED 1600, an impressive roll printer with tables for rigid work offers technology breakthroughs in LED UV curing, ink chemistry and printheads, will be displaying its near-photographic results at impressive speeds.
Wide-format inkjet and screen printing workflow solutions will also be featured, including Fujifilm’s edition of ColorGATE’s Production Server 8 (PS8), along with Pressero, by Aleyant Systems. Pressero is a next-generation, Web-to-print e-commerce system offering marketing-oriented Websites, online print ordering, file transfer, proofing, order management, approval, order and production status.
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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.
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Fujifilm Holdings, Tokyo, Japan brings continuous innovation and leading-edge products to a broad spectrum of industries, including: healthcare, with medical systems, pharmaceuticals and cosmetics; graphic systems; highly functional materials, such as flat panel display materials; optical devices, such as broadcast and cinema lenses; digital imaging; and document products. These are based on a vast portfolio of chemical, mechanical, optical, electronic, software and production technologies. In the year ended March 31, 2014, the company had global revenues of $23.7 billion, at an exchange rate of 103 yen to the dollar. Fujifilm is committed to environmental stewardship and good corporate citizenship.