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Monday | May 22, 2017

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FESPA Awards 2017 winners revealed

FESPA has announced the winners of its 2017 Awards at a celebration dinner during FESPA 2017. The 2017 Awards attracted entries from across 37 countries, with the top prizes being given to entrants from across Europe, Asia and Australasia.

This year's winning pieces included innovative entries across all categories, 3D printed shoes and more than 30 t-shirt entries. The Special Effect (31 submitted) and Point of Purchase Products - Paper and Board (26 submitted) categories proved to be the most popular among entrants.


Company News

Lexon takes UK’s first Komori Impremia IS29 inkjet printing system

The UK's first installation of the Komori Impremia IS29 UV digital inkjet printing tem took place during May at South Wales print project handling and fulfilment company, Lexon. 

Lexon's integrated print solutions include creative packaging, point of sale, exhibition displays and commercial work. The &euro6 million turnover company runs Komori Lithrone B2 offset machines and also has two Screen Truepress Jet W3200 UVII large format flatbed printers. 


Products & Applications

OKI Europe shows large format printers at FESPA 2017

OKI Europe Ltd says that large format printers such as its newly-launched, award winning, ColorPainter E-64s, offer sign makers, exhibition services providers, screen printers and others the opportunity to move away from low-margin vinyl and banner printing into more profitable applications. This gives their business the boost needed to drive future growth and success.


Canon launches new 64-inch roll-to-roll printer at FESPA

Canon Middle East has showcased its market-leading range of print solutions at FESPA 2017 (Messe Hamburg, 8-12 May 2017). The products and solutions, according to the company, inspire graphics producers with an array of opportunities to boost their productivity, expand their applications portfolio and access profitable new revenue streams. 


ColorJet shows off Softjet digital printer at FESPA 2017

ColorJet India Ltd, India's largest manufacturer of wide format inkjet printers is showcasing the Softjet digital printer at FESPA Hamburg, which signals the company’s extension of its product line towards the soft signage product line. Softjet easily prints on polyester based fabrics which can be recycled and uses environmental friendly aqueous based inks.


Opinion & Insight

Sustainability of Our Products and Business is Priority, Says Mondi

MEPrinter speaks to Albert Klinkhammer, the Marketing Director at Mondi Group, as the company exhibits its innovative packaging and paper solutions at interpack 2017.

How is the interpack fair important to your company?
As one of the world’s largest packaging industry events, interpack is not to be missed, especially for an increasingly global Group like Mondi. It gives us a great communication platform to get in touch directly with many customers, suppliers and media and show them that we do more than they expect. This year we want to show our visitors in particular solutions that enhance customer brands and appeal to end-users. 



Kodak wins the EDP Award 2017

Kodak has won the EDP Award 2017 for the best product in the “Cutsheet printer color up to B3 >200,000 A4/month” category with its KODAK NEXPRESS ZX3900 Digital Production Color Press. This digital production press, which was publicly premiered at drupa 2016, was entered by Kodak in the race for the EDP Awards in the main category “Commercial Printing”.



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Products and Applications

Products and Applications

Mactac Responds to Installers' Needs with New Product Innovations at FESPA 2017

Mactac has addressed customer needs by showing a range of innovative new products at FESPA 2017. Star performers at the show included a ground-breaking chrome wrap with a matt surface. Competitive impressive ‘self healing’ films, which eliminate small scratches and maintain showroom-fresh looks over long periods of time, also made a debut, and the stand featured the latest additions to the Mactac range of architectural and promotional products.


Sun Chemical presents textile inkjet inks at FESPA 2017

Under the umbrella theme of Brighter Ideas, Sun Chemical showcased its comprehensive portfolio of inks and innovative ink chemistry platforms at FESPA 2017. Highlighting the depth and breadth of its solutions, Sun Chemical was demonstrating its capabilities and expertise within four zones on the stand: Digital Textiles, Graphics, Industrial and Partnerships & Technology.


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