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ALL DEMO SESSIONS

Graphics/Wide-Format Hardware and Consumables

Agfa offers integrated UV inkjet solutions which are all designed with a focus on extreme quality, ease of use, flexibility and automation and packaged in a robust build to meet the demands rigors and growth of our customers’ ever changing business. Session focuses on growth and creativity; exploring how the Agfa inkjet portfolio can help print service provides expand and diversify their business. Agfa launches two new inkjet printers–the Oberon RTR3300, a 3.3m high speed UVLED roll to roll printer and the new Jeti Tauro H3300 S hybrid device. Plus some additional enhancements to the Jeti line. Learn how Agfa’s ‘Thin Ink’ Technology can help improve your total cost of ownership.

PRESENTERS

REINHILDE ALAERT, Product Manager Sign & Display, Agfa

Graphics/Wide-Format Finishing and Workflow

Agfa offers integrated UV inkjet solutions which are all designed with a focus on extreme quality, ease of use, flexibility and automation and packaged in a robust build to meet the demands rigors and growth of our customers’ ever changing business. Session focuses on growth and creativity; exploring how the Agfa inkjet portfolio can help print service provides expand and diversify their business. Agfa launches two new inkjet printers–the Oberon RTR3300, a 3.3m high speed UVLED roll to roll printer and the new Jeti Tauro H3300 S hybrid device. Plus some additional enhancements to the Jeti line. Learn how Agfa’s ‘Thin Ink’ Technology can help improve your total cost of ownership.

PRESENTERS

REINHILDE ALAERT, Product Manager Sign & Display, Agfa

Packaging Folding Carton and Corrugated

Learn the strategic benefits of Agfa’s inkjet technology and the overall value proposition to the market and our customers by addressing the importance of workflow, brand control and thin and flexible ink for the packaging market.

PRESENTERS

JASON HAMILTON, Director Strategic Marketing & Sr. Solutions Architect, Agfa

Commercial Offset

Agfa will discuss their latest market driven innovations which focus on the ECO3 framework: ecology, economy and extra convenience. Agfa’s ECO3 approach of sustainable innovation makes prepress and printing operations cleaner (ECOlogy), more cost-efficient (ECOnomy) and easier to operate (extra Convenient). ECO3 extends from the prepress environment into the press room with unparalleled ink savings and press standardization software packages that reduce make ready-time and paper waste.

PRESENTERS

IRIS BOGUNOVIC, Product Manager Plate & CTP Systems, Agfa

ANDRE AMORIM, Account Manager, Agfa

ALAIN CORMOND, Business Development Manager, Agfa

ERIK PEETERS, Market Manager, Commercial, Agfa

Apparel Direct-to-garment/Direct-to-substrate

Brother recently launched its 5th generation of dtg printers – GTXpro Series. With options from for both the small to mid size market and the high volume print shops… the GTXpro Series of dtg printers are quickly becoming the printers of choice by all size print shops. Brother listened to the market, spoke with shops that already have Brother equipment, competitors’ equipment and those that have not gotten into DTG printing yet. The feedback was the market wants 1) faster print speeds, 2) lower running cost and 3) make the total process easier for the operators.

PRESENTERS

JOHNNY SHELL, Consultant, Industry Consultant

Graphics/Wide-Format Hardware and Consumables

Canon Solutions America in lieu of a live trade show would like to show attendees during the Wide Format Graphics Insight Days a tour of their US Customer Experience Center, located in Itasca Illinois, just outside Chicago. The tour will give you a sense of the breadth and depth of Canon’s Large Format Graphics Solutions offerings. This includes the multi award winning Arizona Digital Flatbed printer series with a focus on the brand new Arizona 2300 with Flow table technology that eliminates the need for masking on most materials. In addition, the award winning Colorado 64” roll-roll graphics printer with industrial design for higher print volumes. Also the SGIA award winning DGI series of Dye Sublimation printers for soft signage and apparel applications. And finally various finishing solutions from Digital flatbed cutters to X/Y cutters as well as Canon’s new in-line Colorado Wall Covering print and finish factory. All of these solutions are supported by a nationwide team of Canon service professionals, workflow analysts and in house Canon Financing for a seamless customer experience.

PRESENTERS

RANDY PAAR, Marketing Manager, Canon Solutions America

Graphics/Wide-Format Finishing and Workflow

Canon Solutions America in lieu of a live trade show would like to show attendees during the Wide Format Graphics Insight Days a tour of their US Customer Experience Center, located in Itasca Illinois, just outside Chicago. The tour will give you a sense of the breadth and depth of Canon’s Large Format Graphics Solutions offerings. This includes the multi award winning Arizona Digital Flatbed printer series with a focus on the brand new Arizona 2300 with Flow table technology that eliminates the need for masking on most materials. In addition, the award winning Colorado 64” roll-roll graphics printer with industrial design for higher print volumes. Also the SGIA award winning DGI series of Dye Sublimation printers for soft signage and apparel applications. And finally various finishing solutions from Digital flatbed cutters to X/Y cutters as well as Canon’s new in-line Colorado Wall Covering print and finish factory. All of these solutions are supported by a nationwide team of Canon service professionals, workflow analysts and in house Canon Financing for a seamless customer experience.

PRESENTERS

RANDY PAAR, Marketing Manager, Canon Solutions America

In-Plant In-Plant

We are excited to show you a customer interview where he shares how their team found new Large Format Graphics In-Plant business opportunities in this Covid-19 era. You will see how Chuck Werninger, Senior Manager, IT Administrative Services, at Houston Independent School District has significantly increased his large format graphics production to meet the school districts needs for social distancing and other graphics signage since the pandemic started. You will learn how their business unexpectedly changed and how they adopted Canon’s Colorado 64” roll printer with UV gel technology to help support the demands of safely reopening their school districts.

PRESENTERS

JOHN KAUFMAN, Senior Marketing Specialist, Canon - Large Format Solutions

CHUCK WERNINGER, Senior Manager, IT Administrative Services, Houston ISD

Commercial Digital Inkjet

We invite you to join us for an exciting opportunity to learn more about the recently announced Canon varioPRINT iX-series sheetfed inkjet engine. Announced in April, this new inkjet press is designed to drive more profit and more business with expanded media capabilities, 1200 DPI true print quality, unique and robust two-step drying process, and so much more.

PRESENTERS

JEFF SARRINGAR, Product Manager - Sheetfed Inkjet, Canon - Production Print Solutions

PRODUCTS

Canon varioPRINT iX-series – Sheetfed Inkjet

In-Plant In-Plant

C.P. Bourg Technology enables our users to “do more with less” That’s more work with less labor, less waste and less time. C.P. Bourg designs and develops Automated Perfect Binding and Booklet Making technology for the broad spectrum of the printing industry including traditional offset, Digital Toner and ink-jet workflows. C.P. Bourg has pioneered many industry first’s including “Dual Mode” functionality, a feature that enables our in-line (attached to a printer) finishers to also operate off-line identical to any standalone bindery device. C.P. Bourg finishers have been designed to finish versioned, variable and high value personalized products with “zero waste”. C.P. Bourg has developed scalable technology that enables our users to add automation and features as their workflows evolve.

PRESENTERS

TBD, Supplier Expert, Printing Industry Supplier

Graphics/Wide-Format Hardware and Consumables

Productivity. Reliability. Versatility. Workflow. Print Quality. These are the core features at the heart of Durst printer offerings, making their printers a production unit, from day one. The new generation of printers, the Rho 2500 and the P5 350 from Durst, provides innovative technology for large format printing. Let’s take a look... Our printing systems maximize the potential of process automation and digitization for today’s printing marketplace. Rho 2500 prints up to 12,000 sq. feet/345 boards an hour. P5 350 is hybrid like never before, offering multiple features, printer provides production solutions for various markets. Our printers cover many segments, like Wide-Format, Graphics, POP/POS, Corrugate to name a few. All of our printing systems benefit from the comprehensive Durst software solutions (Durst Workflow Print production software and the monitoring tool Durst Analytics) to maximize the potential of process automation and digitization.

PRESENTERS

CHRISTIAN HARDER, Global Sales Director Large Format Printing, Durst-Group

Digital Textile Digital Textile

Join Timothy Check from Epson to learn about their latest innovations in High-Production Dye-Sublimation printing. He will talk to you about the breakthrough technologies featured in the new SureColor F10070 Dye-Sublimation print system, including Epson's latest PrecisionCore printheads, high capacity ink system, reliability features that reduce maintenance, and all other features designed to deliver fast production speeds with outstanding sellable quality.

PRESENTERS

TIMOTHY CHECK, Sr. Product Manager, Professional Imaging, EPSON

Apparel Direct-to-garment/Direct-to-substrate

Join Timothy Check from Epson to learn about their latest innovations in Direct-to-Garment Production printing. He will talk to you about the breakthrough technologies featured in the new SureColor F3070 Direct To Garment print system, including Epson's very own PrecisionCore printheads, high capacity ink system, reliability features that reduce maintenance, and all other features designed to deliver fast production speeds with outstanding sellable quality.

PRESENTERS

TIMOTHY CHECK, Sr. Product Manager, Professional Imaging, EPSON

Graphics/Wide-Format Hardware and Consumables

Please join us with Matt McCausland to learn about Epson’s all-new SureColor R-Series 64” roll-to-roll printers that deliver amazing image quality using resin inks with reliable color consistency at true production speeds.

PRESENTERS

MATT MCCAUSLAND, Product Manager, Epson

Graphics/Wide-Format Finishing and Workflow

Please join us with David Lopez to learn how Epson’s SureColor S-Series signage printers combined with the latest cutters from Graphtec can boost your productivity and capacity for print and cut applications.

PRESENTERS

DAVID LOPEZ, Product Manager, Professional Imaging, Epson

Packaging Label and Flexible

Explore new and advanced digital Label & Flexible Packaging technology with Epson. The SurePress L-6534 represents one of the most modern techniques of digital UV label printing. Powered by a unique Epson PrecisionCore line-head, it can reach speeds of up to 164 linear feet per minute with extra embellishment and enhancement options - including Digital Varnishing & High Opacity White printing capabilities.

PRESENTERS

MICHAEL NYMAN, Senior Product Specialist, Epson

Graphics/Wide-Format Hardware and Consumables

Acuity Ultra achieves new levels of quality and speed in superwide roll-to roll printing, and is available in 3.2 meter and 5 meter models. With its massive format size, 2-or 3-up multi-roll potential, and ability to print on a broad range of materials, Acuity Ultra gives you the ability to profitably create trade show graphics, POP displays, high-value graphic art, backlit displays, outdoor displays, outdoor signage and more. Acuity Ultra is built for versatility with color configurations, print width sizes and feature options to best suit your business needs. Acuity Ultra is not only ideal for outdoor applications such as billboards and signage, it’s also perfect for high-end indoor displays where close viewing requires images to be exceptionally clear and vibrant.   The Inca OnsetX3 HS is the latest addition to the market-leading Inca Onset range of full-bed array wide-format UV flatbed inkjet printers. The amazing productivity of the OnsetX3 HS models is due to a combination of job setup time, press uptime and reliability, raw print speeds and actual throughput and productivity. OnsetX enables the production of high quality, high speed output up to 283 5’ x 10’ beds an hour. The OnsetX series incorporates the concept of Scalable Architecture, which allows a machine to be tailored to meet individual business needs at the time of initial investment, and then allows for future expansion.

PRESENTERS

BECKY MCCONNELL, Segment Marketing Manager - Wide Format Inkjet, FUJIFilm

Graphics/Wide-Format Finishing and Workflow

Fujifilm’s ColorPath SYNC is designed to help walk you through optimizing with its wizard based interface. Fujifilm’s ColorPath SYNC Brand Color Optimizer uses a predictive engine to know how a brand color performs before printing begins. In under an hour, print providers can quickly and easily optimize their profiles and brand colors when new substrates are introduced. By color matching jobs, print providers can output different pieces of a customer’s campaign on any device. This can result in faster turnaround while maintaining quality and consistency. Fujifilm is a full solutions provider that helps support and advance the industry by providing products and services to print providers and beyond across those markets.

PRESENTERS

BECKY MCCONNELL, Segment Marketing Manager - Wide Format Inkjet, FUJIFilm

Commercial Digital Inkjet

This is the 3rd generation of Fujifilm’s highly successful J Press product line. The J Press 750S incorporates the industry leading capabilities and quality of previous generations while delivering higher and higher levels of productivity. When quality matters, only the J Press features an inline, and real time, scanning system that makes automatic nozzle corrections on the fly and requires zero intervention from the Operator. The J Press 750S features Fujifilms ColorPath SYNC Brand Color Optimizer allowing users to quickly and accurately predict the entire Pantone library in only minute.

PRESENTERS

EDWARD PIERCE, Product Marketing Manager, FUJIFILM

In-Plant In-Plant

This is the 3rd generation of Fujifilm’s highly successful J Press product line. The J Press 750S incorporates the industry leading capabilities and quality of previous generations while delivering higher and higher levels of productivity. When quality matters, only the J Press features an inline, and real time, scanning system that makes automatic nozzle corrections on the fly and requires zero intervention from the Operator. The J Press 750S features Fujifilms ColorPath SYNC Brand Color Optimizer allowing users to quickly and accurately predict the entire Pantone library in only minute.

PRESENTERS

EDWARD PIERCE, Product Marketing Manager, FUJIFILM

Mailing/Fulfillment Mailing and Fulfillment

This is the 3rd generation of Fujifilm’s highly successful J Press product line. The J Press 750S incorporates the industry leading capabilities and quality of previous generations while delivering higher and higher levels of productivity. When quality matters, only the J Press features an inline, and real time, scanning system that makes automatic nozzle corrections on the fly and requires zero intervention from the Operator. The J Press 750S features Fujifilms ColorPath SYNC Brand Color Optimizer allowing users to quickly and accurately predict the entire Pantone library in only minute.

PRESENTERS

EDWARD PIERCE, Product Marketing Manager, FUJIFILM

Commercial Offset

As a commercial offset printer, how do you make your shop more competitive and stay ahead of the pack, at a time when business has been hit hard? Your customers want shorter print runs, quicker deliveries, lower prices and your usual high-quality work… what can you do? In this presentation, UV specialists GEW will talk about the features of UV LED curing systems and the immediate benefits that can be expected by retrofitting this new technology to your press.

PRESENTERS

ROBERT RAE, Managing Director - Sales, GEW (EC) Limited

JENNIFER HEATHCOTE, Business Development Manager, GEW (EC) Limited

Commercial Dry and Liquid Toner

Graphic Whizard has a wide variety of print finishing equipment suitable for all shop sizes and budgets. They specialize in automating post press processes to maximize time and profit in digital print workflows. In this video they will demonstrate productivity through automation with their most popular machine-the PT 335SCC Multi.

PRESENTERS

MAX ALLEN, Dealer Manager, Canada & U.S. Midwest, Graphic Whizard

Apparel Screen/Decoration

Hanes Beefy-T: This was the first t-shirt ever developed for screen printing. The first one came out in 1975. Beefy is a 6 ounce 100% ring spun cotton tee. Hanes Nano: Nano is a 4.5 oz. 100% ring-spun tee. So a lighter weight and a more modern fit. Both of these tees are now made with 100% U.S. grown cotton

PRESENTERS

TIM GIBSON, Director of Sales, Hanes

MIKE ABBOTT, Director of Research, Hanes

PRODUCTS

Hanes Clean Canvas™

Packaging Folding Carton and Corrugated

During this video, you’ll see multiple job changes and color wash-ups with Board, Paper and Label jobs all run in under 10 minutes. The new 2020 model Speedmaster XL 106 is all about Smart Manufacturing. Integrated and coupled with Artificial Intelligence, the Speedmaster XL 106 enables Push-to-Stop autonomous manufacturing, regardless of your operators’ skill set. Regardless of your market segment: Packaging, Label or Commercial, the Speedmaster XL 106 is powered by Prinect. With Artificial Intelligence tied into the makeready process, the tasks are completed for the full changeover of jobs, even down to the smallest detail such as the color wash-up. Decisions are made for the operator to ensure the shortest wash-up time for the best wash-up possible–all based on the L.A.B. value of the ink. Smart Set-up on the new Speedmaster XL 106 enables User Profiles to determine specific task and function accessibility or limitations for your press operators. You can base the User Profiles on your operators’ knowledge and training background. Device assistance on the Speedmaster XL 106 ties machine components into the software for refined operations during production, with the possibility of tabbing the delivery pile or waste sheet extraction. With Heidelberg, streamline automate your processes and achieve your full potential throughout your process chain.

PRESENTERS

CLARENCE PENGE, Executive Vice President & Head of Product Management, Heidelberg USA

Commercial Dry and Liquid Toner

Indigo was at the forefront of the digital print industry from the early 1990’s and enhanced our ability to lead this market with HP’s acquisition in 2001/2002. HP Indigo has invested multiple billions of dollars (US) to continue to lead and innovate on behalf of our customers and prospects. We intend to continue to create print products with the highest combination of Versatility, Productivity and Highest in Class Image Quality. Over the last 25+ years, we have perfected the match between offset look and feel output with workflow and production enhancement tools–we own and manage the entire ecosystem.

PRESENTERS

LIOR KRASNOVSKY, Commercial Category Manager, HP Indigo 100K, HP - Indigo

NIV SCHWARTZ, Product Manager, HP Indigo 15K Digital Press, HP - Indigo

TIM STEFL, Commercial Category Manager, 7K & 12000/15K HD, HP - Indigo

Packaging Label and Flexible

The future is digital. HP Indigo has fueled digital printing growth over the last 25 years, partnering for the success with those who dare to go beyond. HP Indigos unique imaging technology is uniquely suited for Labels and Packaging. Brent Holloway and Brian Cleary will tell you more about HP Indigo labels and packaging solutions.

PRESENTERS

BRIAN CLEARY, HP Indigo Label Segment Category Manager, HP-Indigo

Commercial Digital Inkjet

HP is leading provider of Home, Office and Graphics Arts, a leader of continuous fed inkjet for over 10 years, and delivers innovative products through ongoing R&D–and a commitment to the industry You can contact us at PageWideWebPressDemo@hp.com or visit us at hp.com/PageWideWebPressT250

PRESENTERS

JAMIE SIROIS, HP PWI Americas Category Business Manager, HP- PageWide Web Press

PRODUCTS

HP PageWide Web Press T250 HD with HP Brilliant Ink

Graphics/Wide-Format Finishing and Workflow

Hear about HP PrintOS, the print production operating system with web and mobile apps to help you get more out of your printers and presses along with simplifying and automating production.

PRESENTERS

TOM WITTENBERG, Industry Relations and Events Manager, HP

Industrial Industrial

Hear about HP's newest product additions, the HP STITCH Portfolio of printers. HP has clearly reinvented dye sub technology for the industry so let’s find out more about it and what it can do for your business and your customers.

PRESENTERS

TOM WITTENBERG, Industry Relations and Events Manager, HP

JEREMY PILCHER, Americas Textile Printing Solutions Architect, HP - Large Format & Textile

Digital Textile Digital Textile

Hear about HP's newest product additions, the HP STITCH Portfolio of printers. HP has clearly reinvented dye sub technology for the industry so let’s find out more about it and what it can do for your business and your customers.

PRESENTERS

TOM WITTENBERG, Industry Relations and Events Manager, HP

JEREMY PILCHER, Americas Textile Printing Solutions Architect, HP - Large Format & Textile

Graphics/Wide-Format Hardware and Consumables

Learn about the HP Latex Printer Portfolio.  Why it has become such a popular technology for signage, décor, vehicle wraps, and even natural fiber textiles, and how you can benefit customers and differentiate yourself by owning one of these HP Latex printers.

PRESENTERS

TOM WITTENBERG, Industry Relations and Events Manager, HP

Industrial Industrial

Pumps are used to move ink around the ink delivery system. Smooth and reliable ink flow is essential to deliver the consistent high-quality print output required by the inkjet industry. If pulsation exists it can result in undesirable pressure fluctuations at the printhead and changes in the flow of ink throughout the system. Pulsation can also damage sensitive inks, cause higher energy consumption, and result in more wear and tear on system components. Working together with specialists in the inkjet industry, KNF engineers have developed low-pulsation, smooth-flow pump technology for ink delivery systems. This presentation further discusses why pulsation is an issue, compares the new technology to traditional diaphragm and gear pumps, and the applicability of the new technology to inkjet printing.

PRESENTERS

DAVE HOWARD, Business Development Manager , KNF Neuberger Inc

Commercial Digital Inkjet

The KODAK PROSPER ULTRA 520 completely redefines inkjet printing and closes the gap with offset. This new press unleashes KODAK ULTRASTREAM Inkjet Technology and our low-cost inks in a compact platform that prints at full speed and the highest resolution, unlike rival systems that make you choose one or the other. Join us for an inside look at the revolutionary new KODAK PROSPER ULTRA 520 and see for yourself why we call it inkjet reimagined.

PRESENTERS

JEFF ZELLMER, Vice President Global Sales and Strategy, Eastman Kodak Company

PRODUCTS

KODAK PROSPER ULTRA 520 Press

Commercial Dry and Liquid Toner

Get an exclusive glimpse into our powerful AccurioPress C14000, a breakthrough in digital revolution.

PRESENTERS

LISA SALERNO, Manager, Product Marketing, Production Print, Konica Minolta

DAWN NYE, Manager, Solutions and Services Marketing, Konica Minolta

ANDREA PRENDAMANO, Graphic Designer, Creative Services, Konica Minolta

Packaging Folding Carton and Corrugated

Konica Minolta is proud to present the new KM1e digital inkjet B2 plus-sized press. While the KM1 inkjet technology has been established for the last 5 years as a leading solution in the Commercial Printing arena around the world, the new KM1e has greatly expanded its substrate management capabilities for a diverse array of applications – including folding carton board-stock. The KM1e – using patented Konica Minolta inkjet heads – takes advantage of a unique LED-UV ink-curing process to also produce applications on various types of media such as plastics, backlit signage, transparent film, foiled paper, metallic media, canvas and synthetic materials. To provide some perspective on the new press, Konica Minolta invited one of their top U.S. customers, Vulcan Information Packaging, in Alabama to share their experience with all the packaging printers and converters in the audience today. Vulcan also acquired an MGI JETvarnish 3D Print Embellishment press from Konica Minolta along with their KM1. and now has a branded luxury finishing service called “Vivid 3D” for unique, customized corporate branding projects.

PRESENTERS

ROCKY PROFFIT, Founder & CEO, Vulcan Information Packaging

JERRY PEARCE, Executive Vice President, Vulcan Information Packaging

Apparel Direct-to-garment/Direct-to-substrate

Kornit offers a full line of industrial-grade direct-to-garment printers that produce retail quality results for a variety of production needs ranging from 2000 to 12000 impressions per week. In the presentation, you’ll get an up-close look at the Atlas system, which provides a great example of Kornit’s state-of-the-art HD printing technology and patented single-step process.

PRESENTERS

MATT MEANY, Presales Application Specialist, Kornit Digital

Industrial Industrial

Kornit’s Presto direct-to-fabric system provides a complete on-demand solution for printing, softening and, drying in a single step. From fashion, baby textiles to home décor, the Presto delivers high-quality prints, vivid colors, and great hand-feel on multiple fabric types.

PRESENTERS

MATT MEANY, Presales Application Specialist, Kornit Digital

Digital Textile Digital Textile

Kornit’s Presto direct-to-fabric system provides a complete on-demand solution for printing, softening and, drying in a single step. From fashion, baby textiles to home décor, the Presto delivers high-quality prints, vivid colors, and great hand-feel on multiple fabric types.

PRESENTERS

MATT MEANY, Presales Application Specialist, Kornit Digital

Commercial Offset

Muller Martini is presenting its Finishing 4.0 perspective on how to transform your facility into a smart factory, one that embodies a highly digitized, highly efficient workflow—from file to finished product. Andy Fetherman, Muller Martini’s Vice President of Sales and Technology, and a highly recognized authority in digital technology and workflow integration, will be the presenter.

PRESENTERS

ANDY FETHERMAN, Vice President of Sales and Technology, Muller Martini Corp

Apparel Screen/Decoration

Nazdar SourceOne presents a major new product launch in conjunction with their partner M&R – to  help demonstrate the development of advanced manufacturing-level screen printing technologies. This Nazdar SourceOne educational video session will be focused on the new M&R COBRA automatic screen printing presses. The COBRA series of presses provide operators with time-saving features needed for quick setups—electric printheads, tool-free squeegee/floodbar angle adjustments with air locks, pneumatic frame locks, and independent squeegee/flood speeds with digital displays.

PRESENTERS

BETH KERFES, Portfolio Manager - Textile Screen Inks and Equipment, Nazdar SourceOne

DAVID BOLDING, Sales Manager Southeast Region, Nazdar SourceOne

PRODUCTS

Nazdar SourceOne M&R Cobra Automatic Textile Screen Press

Nazdar SourceOne M&R Global Copperhead Textile Screen Press

Apparel Screen/Decoration

Nazdar SourceOne is please to present – in partnership with longtime industry manufacturing leader, M&R – the newest “Digital Squeegee” “DS-4000 Hybrid Apparel & Textile Printing System - a dramatic advancement of integrated digital and screen production technology in the marketplace.

PRESENTERS

BETH KERFES, Portfolio Manager - Textile Screen Inks and Equipment, Nazdar SourceOne

DAVID BOLDING, Sales Manager Southeast Region, Nazdar SourceOne

Apparel Screen/Decoration

As one of the leading full-service providers of both equipment and supplies in the marketplace, Nazdar SourceOne is going to take us on a tour of “A Day in the Life of a Screen Printer” and show some of the key preparation and production elements in a successful operation.

PRESENTERS

BETH KERFES, Portfolio Manager - Textile Screen Inks and Equipment, Nazdar SourceOne

DAVID BOLDING, Sales Manager Southeast Region, Nazdar SourceOne

PRODUCTS

Nazdar SourceOne M&R Cobra Automatic Textile Screen Press

Nazdar SourceOne M&R Global Copperhead Textile Screen Press

Apparel Direct-to-garment/Direct-to-substrate

In the modern world of industrial DTG, the formula of speed + quality = king! From the SGIA award-winning makers of the FreeJet DTG Printer Series comes a NEW cutting-edge industrial direct-to-garment printer with everything you need to pivot to digital and dominate the fulfillment market!

PRESENTERS

VICTOR PEñA, President & CEO, OmniPrint International

Apparel Direct-to-garment/Direct-to-substrate

With thousands of successful users and 4 consecutive SGIA Product of the Year awards, the success FreeJet 330TX series printers has cemented OmniPrint into DTG history as an industry leader and innovator. The FreeJet has become the choice DTG printer for businesses of all sizes thanks to its low production costs, easy maintenance, and stunning print quality on a wide variety of garments and mediums.

PRESENTERS

VICTOR PEñA, President & CEO, OmniPrint International

Commercial Dry and Liquid Toner

Duplo USA has been in business for over 40 years now and are known for their #1 finishing solutions suitable for both commercial and office environments. When it comes to doing more with less, their name goes to the top of the list with their complete range of highly efficient, modular products that have been designed to automate the various finishing processes that take place in traditional offset and digital print shops. In the year of a pandemic, it’s worth taking the time to look at what they have to offer and take advantage of ways you can reduce job costs as well as create high profit applications. Because it’s not just about being more efficient but also about creating that added value. Request your free sample kit and swag bag here.

PRESENTERS

SI NGUYEN, Vice President of Sales , Duplo USA Corporation

Commercial Digital Inkjet

When it comes to pushing the boundaries in print production, Ricoh has positioned itself as a world-wide leader in high-speed inkjet. With their award-winning technology, their exceptional services and solutions, and an unparalleled commitment to their customers, Ricoh has established long-term consultative alliances that do not end with a sale. Many of which, begin in Boulder, Colorado at the Ricoh Customer Experience Center. The Customer Experience Center prides itself on being a location where customers and potential customers can meet one-on-one with the subject matter experts and engineers. Before a sale they work collaboratively to identify a client’s needs and future goals. It also provides Ricoh with the opportunity to listen and learn from their customers and implement their feedback into the research and development program. We got a chance to tour the Customer Experience Center, with Director Roger Serrette, and see first-hand how the technology that drives their products is developed, and how integral customer feedback is to the process. We also got an exclusive look at the new RICOH ProScanner Option, which leverages advancements in artificial intelligence and machine learning to improve accuracy, decrease manual touchpoints and increase efficiencies–in real-time on an ongoing basis. In the next few minutes you’ll see how Ricoh’s team is redefining what’s possible with inkjet when it comes to reliability, quality, media flexibility and speed. And how they can help your business, now and in the future.

PRESENTERS

ROGER SERRETTE, Customer Experience Center Director - Commercial Printing Business, Ricoh USA

PRODUCTS

The RICOH Pro Scanner Option for the RICOH Pro VC70000 & RICOH Pro VC60000

The RICOH Pro Scanner Option for the RICOH Pro VC70000 & RICOH Pro VC60000

Apparel Direct-to-garment/Direct-to-substrate

This session will be presented by industry-leader Ricoh DTG, the Direct-to-Garment Printing Division of Ricoh Printing Systems America. You may have already heard the big news. Ricoh DTG recently launched the latest and greatest direct-to-garment printer in the industry: the RICOH Ri 2000!If you're familiar with the award-winning RICOH Ri 1000, you'll notice that the new Ri 2000 is built on the same platform and looks somewhat similar--but is certainly bigger and designed for higher-volume power users. The RICOH Ri 2000 promises to be "faster, easier, and built for business." Today, our team from Ricoh DTG is going to give you a closer look at the printer and perform a demo to walk you through its exciting new features. We're also incredibly excited that this session will include a statement from Tetsuya Morita, Corporate Vice President and General Manager of Ricoh's Industrial Printing Business Group. Mr. Morita will provide insight into the role of the Ri 2000 in Ricoh's greater ecosystem of products as well as what it means for the print industry overall.

PRESENTERS

HAZIEL MITCHELL, Director of Sales and Marketing, Ricoh DTG

TETSUYA MORITA, Corporate Vice President, General Manager, Industrial Printing Business Group, Ricoh USA

Commercial Offset

This product demo introduces the newest member of the RMGT 9 Series family with a 10-color RMGT970 long perfecting press running at the RMGT factory in Japan. Watch a complete 4 over 4 make ready, print 250 color controlled 8-up sheets that are LED cured, ready to move to bindery, with just one press operator, all in under 5 minutes. The new press features one-touch ASAP (Automated Smart Assist Printing) technology that streamlines make-ready. The RMGT 970 press can accommodate a 25”x 38” inch press sheet for a full 8-upconfiguration or four 12”x 18” inch sheets. As with all presses in the RMGT 9 Series, the RMGT 970 can be operated with just one press operator.

PRESENTERS

CHRIS MANLEY, President , Graphco

KIAN HEMMEN, VP Sales, Print & Finishing Solutions

Graphics/Wide-Format Hardware and Consumables

Scott Burgess, Application Engineer with Roland DGA will tell you more about what to consider when looking for a flatbed printer to add to your business. You’ll be provided with 3 top considerations why they’re important to think about and introduce you to the Roland DGA’s IU-1000F UV Flatbed Printer You’ll walk away with some useful information, a little advice, an opportunity to learn about the potential return on investment from Roland DGA’s solution, as well as hear a first-hand account from a Roland IU owner and end user. You won’t want to miss the opportunity for Roland DGA to offer you a free sample from this amazing device.

PRESENTERS

SCOTT BURGESS, Application Engineer and Manager Roland DGA, Roland DGA Corporation

JAY ROBERTS, UV Product Manager, Roland DGA Corporation

Graphics/Wide-Format Finishing and Workflow

Scott Burgess, Application Engineer with Roland DGA will tell you more about what to consider when looking for a flatbed printer to add to your business. You’ll be provided with 3 top considerations why they’re important to think about and introduce you to the Roland DGA’s IU-1000F UV Flatbed Printer You’ll walk away with some useful information, a little advice, an opportunity to learn about the potential return on investment from Roland DGA’s solution, as well as hear a first-hand account from a Roland IU owner and end user. You won’t want to miss the opportunity for Roland DGA to offer you a free sample from this amazing device.

PRESENTERS

SCOTT BURGESS, Application Engineer and Manager Roland DGA, Roland DGA Corporation

JAY ROBERTS, UV Product Manager, Roland DGA Corporation

In-Plant In-Plant

Roland DGA application engineer, Scott Burgess, will share three essential workflows in wide-format printing that can expand your in-plant print shop’s capabilities and lower your costs. This short demonstration will cover dozens of popular applications made possible with one printer, key workflows, including software, material and finishing techniques, and average production costs, for comparison to outsourced pricing.

PRESENTERS

SCOTT BURGESS, Application Engineer and Manager Roland DGA, Roland DGA Corporation

Packaging Folding Carton and Corrugated

Rollem International, one of the industry’s leading print finishing firms with a 57 year history of innovative finishing products will be previewing the Insignia Series Die-Cutter for Folding Cartons. We’ll be speaking with; Doug Sherwood, National Sales Manager :  What’s exciting and different about the Insignia? This type of equipment, is a new class of sheet-fed rotary die-cutters filling a unique space in the packaging sector for shorter run packaging production. Insignia is a feature packed machine capable of not only die-cutting but embossing, scoring, cut-scoring, kiss-cutting and in-line folding/gluing to deliver finishing cartons in one pass with one operator. (1) Ease of job set-ups and change-overs utilizing flexible dies (a) With growing demand for shorter print runs, the operator can change from one carton skew (layout) to another in 10 minutes making it economical to process run lengths as low as 500 pieces (b) By utilizing mated pairs of flexible dies, a male and female die are easily mounted on the cylinders enabling just minutes for make-ready and job change-overs. (2) Multiple processes are completed in one step with one machine and just one operator (a) Sheets are die-cut, scored on the top and bottom in a single pass, holes are removed and a stripping unit diverts the waste or matrix, delivering the finished product in one process (3) While shorter runs are one of the benefits of Insignia, it’s a production built machine with run speeds of up to 4,000 sph (a) And, Rollem likes to mention Insignia is proudly manufactured in the U.S.A. (b) Unique to this class of die-cutters, InsigniaX³ can die-cut up to 30 pt. thicknesses (4) Insignia’s versatile with four model sizes and configurations to meet the specific demands of the user. Production is streamlined further with end of line options.(a) Run Insignia in-line with folder/gluer units for uninterrupted production of folded cartons (b) Choose from three types of delivery units (c) Learn about the Insignia6 H model which can be used as a dual magnetic configuration or as a single magnetic configuration using just a single die for kiss-cutting or creasing In today’s video, viewers will experience a start to finish demonstration on the Insignia 6 “H” model die cutter as a sheet of 2-up folded cartons are die-cut, scored on the top and bottom, stripped from the matrix and delivered in one pass. ”Under the hood” features will include the press style guide and gripper registration system, the dual magnetic cylinder configuration housing the mated flex dies, the waste removal or stripping unit and the shingle conveyor delivery system. Don’t miss this educational video which will explain the use and value of flexo-magnetic die-cutters for not only folding cartons but a wealth of products requiring short-long run die cutting.

PRESENTERS

DOUG SHERWOOD, Regional Sales Manager, Rollem Corporation

DANIEL CORWIN, Product Manager, Rollem Corporation

Apparel Screen/Decoration

The onslaught of COVID-19 greatly impacted our industry nearly overnight, but as we changed the way we talked about our business and further embraced our relationships within our field, the ROQ community has thrived with many business owners doing better than ever. Whatever seen and unseen circumstances await, rest assured knowing that you can #PressOnward with ROQ-solid resilience and community by your side at every step.

PRESENTERS

ROSS HUNTER, President, ROQ US

PRODUCTS

ROQ Automated Packaging & Labeling Modular System

Packaging Label and Flexible

Screen is going to be sharing some of the key elements in exploring new digital label and flexible packaging production opportunities with their TruePress L350 Series. One of the most interesting aspects about the Screen approach to printing is the wide variety of ink-curing technologies that they use. For example, the new Truepress Jet L350 UV SAI Series UV Inkjet Label Presses was developed in response to the industry’s need for mixed, short-run printing for the high price and luxury segments. Likewise, the Truepress Jet L350 UV+LM presses bring unrivalled levels of functionality to food packaging label production with newly developed low migration inks that offer enhanced safety benefits. The press also includes a nitrogen purge mechanism for accelerating the curing of UV inks, further preventing ink migration on the most demanding of print jobs.

PRESENTERS

SCREEN AMERICAS CLIENTS, Clients, Screen Americas

Commercial Digital Inkjet

Standard is a sales and service organization with headquarters in Andover, Massachusetts. Standard is a leading North American distributor of print finishing and paper handling solutions. Manufacturing Partners: They proudly partner with world-class equipment manufacturers to deliver a complete line of state-of-the-art solutions to print service providers across the full spectrum of print industry segments. Standard has longstanding exclusive relationships with two primary manufacturing partners, Horizon in Japan and Hunkeler in Switzerland. Horizon’s manufacturing facility is the world’s largest dedicated to post-press manufacturing–covering nearly every finishing discipline, including folders, perfect binders, trimmers, saddle stitchers, booklet makers, collators, slitters/creasers ,and die-cutters. Hunkeler manufactures a range of pre and post paper handling solutions that complement high-speed roll-fed inkjet presses. Hunkeler’s products include unwinders, rewinders, rotary cutting systems, plow folders, dynamic perforators, and inspection systems. Both Horizon and Hunkeler are manufacturing leaders in their field, with a strong global footprint, tight focus on customers, legendary reliability, and absolute technology leadership. Most Horizon products are sold and serviced through a trained network of authorized dealers across the US and Canada. Hunkeler solutions are available directly from Standard in cooperation with industry-leading roll-fed print manufacturers. National Demonstration and Training Center: In an ordinary year, Standard welcome hundreds of companies to their 15,000 square foot National Demonstration and Training Center to see feeding and finishing solutions run live and the power of smart finishing and intelligent automation. With current conditions, they have rolled out a formal program for virtual product demonstrations, which has been very successful. Sales Team: Standard’s sales team has deep feeding and finishing expertise and decades of experience working with print service providers across all market segments. They take pride in working with customers to tailor solutions to fit each customer’s unique requirements, with an emphasis on efficiency and automation, reducing labor costs, and customizing an Intelligent workflow that considers all steps from pre-press through to the finished product. Service: Having the right equipment in place is key–but partnering with a company like Standard who has an established and reliable service network to back it up is just as important. Standard can provide timely resolution to technical problems, facilitate system repairs, manage installations, perform preventative maintenance, deliver professional training programs to address staffing needs, and more. Standard offers a selection of flexible service options to accommodate a wide variety of customer requirements. Training: Standard’s state-of-art Demo Center is also equipped with seven dedicated training classrooms so that Standard dealers, print partners, third-party service partners and customers can receive in-depth technical and operator’s training on Standard’s products. Classes are administered by a professional team of paper handling and post-press specialists. New products being highlighted in Video: The Horizon BQ-500 perfect binder is designed for increased book-of-one productivity, increased automation, and increased quality control over a wider range of substrates regardless of run length. The BQ-500 is the first perfect binder to come equipped with iCE LINK, Horizon’s new cloud-based JDF workflow and job-management tool. The system features an improved and easy-to-use 12.1” touchscreen for quick setup, an ergonomic design for efficient, operator-friendly operation, and an enhanced delivery system for thin books. The Horizon HT-300 Three-side Trimmer features a fully automated setup with color touchscreen control and it also comes equipped with iCE LINK. The system offers higher productivity, unique corner cut capability, optional flap cover trimming, and it’s automated setup can be barcode driven. The HT-300 is over 35% faster than previous models and can process up to300 books/stacks per hour (4books/stack x 300 = 1,200 books per hour. This three-side trimmer can be easily run in-line with the BQ-500 perfect binder for seamless book production. Hunkeler’s new Generation 8 pre and post modules are modular in design and they can be configured near-line or inline with inkjet presses, modules include the UW8 Unwinder, RW8 Rewinder,WM8 Web Merger, CS8 Rotary Cutter, DP8Dynamic Perforator, WM8 Web Merger, LS8-30 Stacker, and WI8 CIS-based Web Inspection module. Generation 8 modules were designed to handle the unique requirements of full color inkjet print applications, and they feature greater automation, a wider range of formats and paper weights, and increased speeds (590 feet per minute) and web width(22.5”). Generation 8 modules also handle coated and uncoated stock, from 27 lb. text to 12-point card, as well as support the widest range of formats on the market, from full-bleed 4” x 5.5” postcards to sheets as large as 22.5” x 30” (B2+ format) at speeds of up to 300 stacks per hour.

PRESENTERS

BOB FLINN, Director Business Development, Standard Finishing Systems

PRODUCTS

Standard Horizon BQ-500 Perfect Binder

Standard Horizon HT-300 Three-side Trimmer

Standard Hunkeler Generation 8 Roll-to-Roll Solution

In-Plant In-Plant

Tecnau is a leader in feeding and finishing systems for high-speed inkjet presses, both continuous web-fed and sheet-fed. Northern-Italy-based Tecnau also has offices in the Boston area, as well as Sweden, and has a worldwide customer base. Founded more than 30 years ago, the company offers a broad portfolio of solutions for an array of applications, giving in-plant printers the ability to produce books, booklets and manuals; brochures and calendars; postcards, letters and statements. After a brief overview of the established product line, Scott Peterson, product marketing manager at Tecnau, will introduce us all to their newest finishing systems. The Revolution 50 series offers cut and stack finishing for the newest generation of high-speed continuous inkjet presses, with capability of running at speeds up to 750 feet per minute, and compatibility with coated papers. The just-announced Stack 1212 also cuts and stacks heavy ink-coverage applications across a wide gamut of papers, but this time the focus is on sheet-fed input, or more specifically, B2/B2+ sheets. Finally, Tecnau will also give us a bit of a peak at their Splicer Roll 40 system, which gives continuous inkjet press users dual unwinders and dual rewinders to keep their press up and running.

PRESENTERS

SCOTT PETERSON, Product Marketing Manager, Tecnau

Mailing/Fulfillment Mailing and Fulfillment

Tecnau is a leader in feeding and finishing systems for high-speed inkjet presses, both continuous web-fed and sheet-fed. Northern-Italy-based Tecnau also has offices in the Boston area, as well as Sweden, and has a worldwide customer base. Founded more than 30 years ago, the company offers a broad portfolio of solutions for an array of applications, giving mailing & fulfillment firms the ability to produce postcards, letters, bills and statements, and with market boundaries getting blurrier and blurrier, booklets, brochures and calendars as well. After a brief overview of the established product line, Scott Peterson, product marketing manager at Tecnau, will introduce us all to their newest finishing systems. The Revolution 50 series offers cut and stack finishing for the newest generation of high-speed continuous inkjet presses, with capability to produce mailing applications at speeds up to 600 feet per minute, and compatibility with coated papers. The just-announced Stack 1212 also cuts and stacks heavy ink-coverage applications across a wide gamut of papers, but this time the focus is on sheet-fed input, or more specifically, B2/B2+ sheets. Finally, Tecnau will also give us a bit of a peak at their Splicer Roll 40 system, which gives continuous inkjet press users dual unwinders and dual rewinders to keep their press up and running, perfect for high volume mailing applications.

PRESENTERS

SCOTT PETERSON, Product Marketing Manager, Tecnau

Industrial Industrial

Did you know: the dye sublimation print market is expected to more than double across the next five years. Household fabrics will take up at least eight percent of that market. Today’s consumer looks for eye-catching fabric that can withstand the wear and tear of daily life and make a personal statement. This creates an amazing opportunity for printers and designers alike. Join TVF as they discuss those opportunities and present newly developed fabric options to make it all possible.

PRESENTERS

MIKE SANDERS, Director of Printable Textiles & Finishing Technology, TVF

BRIAN VIEWEG, Home Textiles Program Manager, TVF

Digital Textile Digital Textile

From Home Décor, and Apparel, to Sign and Graphics, and Industrial applications, imagine being able to pick out a pattern or print and make it your own. We would like to introduce our fabric experts at TVF to discuss opportunities in the digital textile market and their wide selection of fabric solutions fit for various types of printing technologies and markets.

PRESENTERS

MIKE SANDERS, Director of Printable Textiles & Finishing Technology, TVF

BRIAN VIEWEG, Home Textiles Program Manager, TVF

KEN SIECINSKI, Program Manager Active & Outerwear, TVF

Mailing/Fulfillment Mailing and Fulfillment

The power of the envelope is real in the world of direct mail.  No longer is high print quality 1:1 digital print direct mail only relegated to a postcard or self-mailer or lower quality inkjet overprinting while inserting.  W+D now takes the proven power and effectiveness of the envelope to a new production level with data driven 1:1 personalized printed envelopes with engaging haptic finishing, windows, shapes, folds and foiling all done quickly with its new W+D 410i envelope finishing system as well as with new faster W+D BB820 intelligent mail inserter ALL with 1:1 envelope piece tracking integrity.

 

W+D 410 -  Already the world’s easiest envelope finishing machine for the direct mail market with its ability convert litho preprint or print high quality flexo and also emboss inline high value direct mail envelopes and flat sheet mail folds with very little waste at speeds up to 30,000 EPH. Now, added to 410, the WORLD’s FIRST capability to convert and piece track your high quality personalized cut-sheet digital print and turn them into POWERFUL 1:1 DIRECT MAIL ENVELOPE packages with the W+D 410i.

 

NEW W+D BB820 - Developed on the platform of the well proven BB700 servo mail inserter. The BB820 will  will run sizes between a 7¾ and a 6 x 9 ½” and even a #14 at 20k - 25% faster than a BB700. The BB820 maintains all other key advantages of the W+D BB system platform - reliability, flexibility, intelligence and integrity. W+D inserters have set the industry standard for the highest net on the belt and 1:1 mail match accuracy for intelligent direct mail and vote by mail ballot applications.

PRESENTERS

TBD, Supplier Expert, Printing Industry Supplier

Mailing/Fulfillment Mailing and Fulfillment

Halm is a name know to the envelope and corporate graphics overprint market with over 3,300 offset jet presses sold in North America.  W+D Halm i-jets have already become the most dominant high-speed inkjet envelope overprint press in the world as well as the world’s fastest production class Memjet inkjet overprint press running at speeds up to 32,000 EPH at a very high print quality of 1600 x 1375 dpi.  The proven Halm dual feeders allow the widest range of finished envelope sizes and flat sheet paper stocks.  The newest model is the W+D Halm I-jet 2 offers even more ease of use and process automation as well as the lowest cost per/M for Memjet ink and print heads consumable costs.   In the increasingly competitive world of high-quality  envelope and corporate graphics inkjet printing , the  W+D Halm i-jet 2 allows you to get short to medium run work finished faster, less expensively, with the highest dpi quality and with less people.  North American W+D Halm i-jet users are making money with this press on individual job sizes of 1 to 200,000 envelopes.

PRESENTERS

TBD, Supplier Expert, Printing Industry Supplier

Packaging Label and Flexible

Xeikon occupies a very special place in the packaging and commercial printing community. As an early leader and pioneer in the digital printing space, they’ve consistently released new technologies and solutions to move the industry forward…and today’s session is no different. We’ll be getting an introduction to both schools of digital Label & Flexible Packaging production – EP Toner & Inkjet – via Xeikon’s “Cheetah” & “Panther” press portfolio – and a new addition to the family as well! In keeping with the goal of presenting the audience with some of the biggest printing news stories and product announcements of 2020, we’re excited to provide you with a special introduction to the new Xeikon CX300 – the Cheetah 2.0 !

PRESENTERS

DONNA COVANNON, Director of Marketing, Xeikon

Commercial Dry and Liquid Toner

The Xeikon SX30000 is a new, groundbreaking press, built on Xeikon’s revolutionary SIRIUS technology. It’s designed to be the cornerstone of a print provider’s profitable business delivering a series of unique benefits. Unique sets you apart, enables you to garner a higher price, makes you a value partner not a commodity print shop. The Xeikon SX30000 features variable print length enabling high quality book content and covers–think art books, real estate documents; photographers samples. Wall coverings that fit floor to ceiling and signage that stands out; standout finished sizes for direct mail/marketing pieces. POS and POP–of course it can produce standard retail signage, but stretch beyond the typical retail shelf tag–literally. In addition to this application/job value–the Xeikon Sx300000 is the fastest B2 press in the market, producing over 2500 B2 sheets 4/4 or 5/5 per hour.

PRESENTERS

DONNA COVANNON, Director of Marketing, Xeikon

JIM QUAN, Manager, Xeikon