Don’t miss out on the latest label printing, finishing and packaging solutions on show at the Graphics, Print and Sign expo, taking place from 14-16 September at the Gallagher Convention Centre.
Some of the highlights:
Graphix Supply World
The LX610e Pro colour label printer has the unique feature to print and cut any label shape with just one device in seconds. It combines colour inkjet label printing with a built-in digital die-cutting mechanism.
LX610e Pro combines colour label printing at up to 4800 dpi with a built-in digital die-cutting mechanism. The desktop-sized printer comes complete with intuitive, easy-to-use software for laying out print and cut files. Just like any other desktop colour label printer standard pre die-cut labels and tags can also be used with this device for just printing.
The Kongsberg X24 Edge cutting table delivers the tried and tested Kongsberg recipe of productivity and flexibility, combined with best-in-class reliability. What’s more, the Kongsberg X24 Edge can be equipped for any application, without any compromise on performance.
Midcomp will launch its brand new Compress iUV600s small footprint flatbed UV printer model for packaging, labelling and signage at the upcoming Graphics, Print and Sign Expo, taking place from 14-16 September at the Gallagher Convention Centre.
The iUV series delivers exceptional photo realistic colour. In addition to unmatched material size and thickness capabilities, the printer utilises CMYK, White and Clear inks for special effects including textures and simulated embossing. It all adds up to powerful visual impact on POP displays, industrial parts, art, promotional products and one or two-sided signs with variable data.
Compress UV LED technology is an entirely new small footprint flatbed UV printer that brings cost-effective, on-demand colour printing to the production floor for a multitude of substrates. The series gives users the freedom to print exactly what they want, when they want and virtually to whatever they want. Fast colour digital printing is possible for glass, metal, plastics, board stocks, acrylic and more.
An integrated roll to sheet media handling system is incorporated for packaging, label production and proofing. The use of clear and white inks allows a diverse range of decoration processes that can revolutionise the printing of labels, decals and packaging samples.
Riso will be showcasing its two newest inkjet models. The 120 page per minute full colour ComColor FT5230 inkjet printer features a line-type inkjet system. The ink type is an oil-based pigment ink (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Black). The standard print resolution is 300dpi (main scanning direction) x 300dpi (sub-scanning direction). The fine print resolution is 300dpi (main scanning direction) x 600dpi (sub-scanning direction). Optimise versatility with additional options such as an additional 2000 sheet feeder, multifunction finisher and facedown finisher.
Riso’s GL series boast a line-up of optional accessories that instantly transforms tasks into a streamlined experience that meets users’ expectations, such as feeders, trays and stackers. The ComColor GL9730 features single-pass full-colour printing of up to 165 A4 long-edge feed colour pages per minute. The print type is a line-type inkjet system. Its ink type is oil-based pigment ink (Cyan, Magenta, Yellow, Black and Grey).
Print resolutions include:
– Standard/high chromatic, black: 600 dpi (main scanning direction) x 600dpi (sub-scanning direction).
– Standard/high chromatic, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Grey: 300 dpi (main scanning direction) x 300 dpi (sub-scanning direction).
– Fine, black: 600 dpi (main scanning direction) x 600 dpi (sub-scanning direction).
– Fine, Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Grey: 300 dpi (main scanning direction) x 600 dpi (sub-scanning direction).
The FT5230 and GL9730 also use a three-tiered billing system which assists in greatly reducing colour printing costs.
Fujifilm Graphic Communication South Africa
Acuity Prime LED UV Flatbed
This is the new blueprint for flatbed print ROI and benchmark platform for versatile print production. A true ﬂatbed with a unique, exceptional design and high value, the Acuity Prime offers high-quality printing on a range of rigid and ﬂexible media, supported by its five dedicated vacuum zones and jettable primer. This range is available at a cost-effective price point and offers an excellent return on investment.
Summa F1612 Flatbed Cutter
Summa’s professional flatbed finishing system is an award-winning solution for producing innovative signage, displays, samples, packaging applications, and more. With an ever-increasing arsenal of tools and optional add-ons, this is a breakthrough-cutting solution.
Summa D140 FX vinyl cutter
The cutter features advanced cutting technology; ergonomic design; user-friendly features; the latest alignment method; legendary tracking performance and connectivity. Equipped with a trim and sheet cut functionality, the cutter is the perfect companion for large format printers.
Caldera GrandRIP+ and VisualRIP+ provide a comprehensive Adobe PDF Print Engine (APPE) based solution capable of providing all of the rendering and colour management needs of high-end large format printing.
Visitors will have the opportunity to speak to representatives to find out about Printing SA’s member benefits, such as: human resources consultancy services; industrial relations consultancy services; B-BBEE advisory and consultancy services; commercial, technical and legal expertise; industry representation and training.
The new Printing SA member benefits include:
1. Print, packaging, signage and visual communications medical cover: Agility and Health Squared have partnered with Printing SA to bring you a one of a kind medical offering for you and your staff that is specifically tailored for the industry.
2. Productivity SA: The Competitiveness Improvement Services Programme is aimed at improving the competitiveness in the South African print, packaging, signage and visual communications industry as it has to compete against international competitors in the international and domestic markets. It is an investment cost-sharing grant for local entities.
3. SASFIN Finance: Printing SA Associate member SASFIN provides a comprehensive range of specialist financial products and services for Business and Wealth clients including equipment finance, forex and guarantees and funding to these entrepreneur groups and companies.
4. Members’ Portal: Members now have exclusive access to a host of great online tools from industry research, tenders, RFP’s/Q’s, marketing material, templates and so much more.
The company is showcasing the Rebo SMS-R1 high-speed, multi-colour and easy-to-use sign and label printer that boasts a wealth of time and money saving features. Highly versatile, it us especially suited for industrial labelling environments and applications where health and safety are paramount.
Capable of printing up to 14 different colours and cutting any shape, the versatility and flexibility of the SMS-R1 makes it a cost-saving production tool and an on-demand solution. Network and USB connected, it also offers unmatched ribbon savings of up to 90%.
The SMS-R1 is ideal for use in a wide variety of workspaces such as those in the health and safety, manufacturing, mining, process (oil, gas, chemicals, beer) and maintenance industries and markets. Its endless applications includes: health and safety signage, product labelling, store and warehouse labels, asset labels, electrical labelling, inspection labels, pipe and valve labelling, equipment labelling, maintenance labels and signs, tags and serial plates, tank and vessel labelling, LO/TO labelling and more.
Africa Print is a proud media partner of the event, which will take place 9am to 5pm daily. Entrance is free. To register, and for more information, click here. The event is sponsored by Roland and Stixo Signage Supplies.