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New Aquares V3 Inks from Sepiax

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The inks contain no SVHCs or HAPs.

Sepiax Ink Technology has launched Version 3 of its Sepiax Aquares resin inks. The water-based inks feature: the ability to print at lower temperatures (average drying time for plastic films is now below 50°C); backward compatibility and capability to be mixed with Aquares V2; “self-cleaning” abilities to avoid printhead clogging; improved abrasion-, water-, and alcohol-resistance; and less sensitivity to Y-tubing connectors or sub-tanks. The inks contain no SVHCs (substance of high concern) or HAPs (hazardous air pollutants), Sepiax reports.

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Graphics One’s GO EcoColor Metallix Ink

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A high-speed, eco-solvent ink.

Graphics One has debuted GO EcoColor Metallix ink, a new high-speed metallic silver eco-solvent ink. GO EcoColor Metallix ink features an aluminum nano-pigment technology and is compatible with any printer using existing OEM metallic ink with generally no flushing and little agitation needed, the company reports.

GO’s Metallix ink provides metallic imaging with full-color capability by mixing CMYK, light cyan, and light magenta for metallic colors with standards including gold, silver, chrome, and bronze. The ink is compatible with coated and uncoated substrates.

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Viziprint Window Film from Drytac

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A clear, UV-printable, self-adhesive polyester window film.

Drytac has launched Viziprint, a clear, UV-printable, self-adhesive polyester window film. The repositionable and removable film can be applied to glass, acrylic, and other non-porous surfaces. The film’s embossed release liner imparts microscopic grooves in the adhesive allowing for air to escape using a felt burnishing pad. For opaque graphics, the film can be printed with white ink or backed with white printable vinyl. Available in 41- and 54-in. rolls.

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Epson’s New Solvent Papers, SureColor Printers

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The new SureColor S50670 and S70670 are 64-in. solvent printers.

Epson has introduced two new solvent papers for use with its SureColor Series printers: GS DisplayTrans Backlight Film and GS Canvas Satin.

The GS DisplayTrans Backlight Film is a high-resolution backlight film designed for professional solvent backlight displays or daylight signage graphic applications. This new film is geared toward labs and service providers that need to complete short production runs while maintaining the highest quality of prints. Available in roll sizes from 30 in. x 100 ft to 60 in. x 100 ft.

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Practicing Empathy Marketing

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"You must be able to recognize that customers often don’t fully understand their own needs simply because they don’t know that alternative products and procedures exist."

In today’s competitive marketplace, we’re all fighting over a finite set of customer-driven specifications: “I want X, made on X, displayed on X.” And because we’re all working under strict specs provided by our customers, and because we’re all working with essentially the same technology and offering basically the same end product, it’s easy to think that the only competitive edge we can have over each another is price.

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Practicing Empathy Marketing

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"You must be able to recognize that customers often don’t fully understand their own needs simply because they don’t know that alternative products and procedures exist."

In today’s competitive marketplace, we’re all fighting over a finite set of customer-driven specifications: “I want X, made on X, displayed on X.” And because we’re all working under strict specs provided by our customers, and because we’re all working with essentially the same technology and offering basically the same end product, it’s easy to think that the only competitive edge we can have over each another is price.

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MagX Opens New Corporate Headquarters

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Firm relocates to downtown Cincinnati facility.

MagX America has relocated its US headquarters to a new downtown Cincinnati facility.

“Our new state-of-the-art facilities allow us to better serve our client’s needs,” says John Kanis, MagX America’s vice president and general manager. “This move would not have been possible without the support of our loyal customers and the hard work of our exceptional staff.”

MagX also operates three logistic facilities in California, Georgia, and Ohio. Manufacturing and distribution facilities are also located throughout Europe and Asia.

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Mutoh Debuts ValueJet 2638 Printer

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Offers a top speed of 1168 sq ft/hr and a maximum resolution of 1440 dpi.

Mutoh has added the 104-in. ValueJet 2638 eco-solvent printer to its lineup. The new printer features a staggered dual-head printhead, a top speed of 1168 sq ft/hr (at 360 x 360 dpi), and a maximum resolution of 1440 dpi. It’s available with 4 or 7 colors.

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Roland Introduces SolJet Pro 4 XR-640 Printer-Cutter

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Features an eight-channel printhead design and new Eco-Sol Max 2 inks.

Roland DGA has introduced its SolJet Pro 4 XR-640 printer-cutter, which features a new printhead design, accelerated print speeds, and new, reformulated Eco-Sol Max 2 inks in nine colors, including white, metallic silver, and light black.

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HP Expands Graphic Arts Experience Center

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Adds Indigo 10000 Digital Press, HP T230 Web Press, and more.

HP has announced an expansion of its Graphic Arts Experience Center to include the new HP Indigo 10000 Digital Press, HP T230 Color Inkjet Web Press, and HP partner finishing solutions. The facility, located in Alpharetta, Georgia, an Atlanta suburb, hosts customers, brand owners, and prospects to give them hands-on experience of HP’s printing solutions for large-format and commercial printing, labels and packaging, photo specialty, and publishing.

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