GRAPHICS/WIDE-FORMAT - Hardware and Consumables


Making Capital Investments in the Shadow of COVID-19


Oct. 26 • 12:30 PM EST


DENISE GUSTAVSON, Editorial Director - Printing, Napco Media

JOHN DUMOUCHEL, President, The Artcraft Company

GENE HAMZHIE, President, FireSprint

BLAINE MACMILLAN, President, Cowan Graphics


As the printing industry moves toward recovery, competition is intensifying and opportunities are expanding, but the margin for error is shrinking. An essential step in making sure your shop isn’t left behind as recovery continues: prudent, timely capital investment. Join Denise M. Gustavson, Editor-in-Chief of Wide-format Impressions magazine, as she talks with three leading graphics business owners about why they made capital  equipment purchases in the middle of a global pandemic — and how it's impacted their recovery and future growth prospects.


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.


RANDY PAAR, Marketing Manager, Canon Solutions America

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.


MATT MCCAUSLAND, Product Manager, Epson

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.


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

JAY ROBERTS, UV Product Manager, Roland DGA Corporation