GRAPHICS/WIDE-FORMAT - Hardware and Consumables

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Making Capital Investments in the Shadow of COVID-19

PRESENTERS

DENISE GUSTAVSON, Editorial Director - Printing, Napco Media

JOHN DUMOUCHEL, President, The Artcraft Company

GENE HAMZHIE, President, FireSprint

BLAINE MACMILLAN, President, Cowan Graphics

SUMMARY

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.

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Graphics/Wide-Format Hardware and Consumables

Lisa Cross will dive into trends in buyer markets, discuss the rise of pandemic products, and offer insights into what to expect in 2021.

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LISA CROSS, Principal Analyst, Napco Research

Graphics/Wide-Format Hardware and Consumables

COVID-19 has changed the face of the wide-format graphics sector. How has the industry responded? Where are the applications and markets that are growing and what do you need to know in order to be part of the industry's growth and the next normal?

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TIM GREENE, Research Director, IDC

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.

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

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.

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TOM WITTENBERG, Industry Relations and Events Manager, HP

Graphics/Wide-Format Hardware and Consumables

The sign and graphics segment is well known for its product diversity, innovation, and opportunity. That said, competition in the segment is increasingly fierce and consolidation is underway. Join Denise M. Gustavson, Editor-in-Chief of Wide-format Impressions magazine, as she talks with four leading graphics business owners about their view of the segment and their outlook for the near term.

PRESENTERS

DENISE GUSTAVSON, Editorial Director - Printing, Napco Media

GREG NEATH, VP Business Development - In-Store & Direct Marketing, Premedia , Transcontinental

BRIAN ADAM, President and Owner , Olympus Group

SCOTT POWERS, VP of Sales, D'Andrea Visual Communications

RICH THOMPSON, Owner, AdGraphics

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.

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REINHILDE ALAERT, Product Manager Sign & Display, Agfa

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.

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

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.

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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.

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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.

PRESENTERS

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

JAY ROBERTS, UV Product Manager, Roland DGA Corporation