By Digital Output Staff
Printing United occurs October 19 to 21, 2022 in Las Vegas, NV. The event organizers tout over a million square feet of equipment, technology, and trends on display. We asked vendors to share their plans for the show here.
Above: Eco Finish Digital Print Media from Panel Processing, learn more in booth C5220.
Aleyant, booth N171, invites attendees to learn how to jumpstart a print business on a path for growth and success with its print automation software that includes web-to-print business-to-business and business-to-consumer ecommerce sites; online designer and variable data publishing systems; MIS, pricing/estimating, job management, and inventory tracking systems; and automated prepress, proofing, and approval systems.
Baldwin Technology Company, booth N213, showcases its latest lineup of tailored solutions for high-speed commercial presses through its AMS Spectral UV business unit. New to the portfolio is the XP Quatro Series, the latest evolution for high-speed, high-performance UV LED curing. Two powerful UV LED arrays deliver double the dose of a standard LED solution at a lower cost than two individual lamps, while operating at top industrial speeds and driving increased productivity and profitability.
Enfocus, booth C5937, celebrates 25 years of PitStop, demonstrates its wide format solution, and introduces its Preflight Automation Solution. The team is available for customers to meet, greet, and talk about print automation.
Expolinc, booth C9448, promotes frames for silicone edge graphics. Its solutions lead the industry in ease of use, style, high quality, and optimal packaging for low shipping costs. Creative possibilities are endless with various configurations as well as backlit and spotlights available.
GBC & SEAL, booth N335, demonstrates its Flatbed Applicator and SEAL 62 Base. The Flatbed Applicator is a multipurpose machine that helps mount images and graphics accurately to any substrate surface. The SEAL 62 Base wide format laminator is ideal for mounting and laminating pressure-sensitive graphics up to 61 inches. It is equipped with adjustable pressure and speed settings for maximum versatility and a two-inch nip opening to cover a range of substrates.
GCC America Inc., booth C9540, features its laser engravers, laser marker, and vinyl cutters. GCC LaserPro S400 and Spirit GLS Hybrid are laser engravers with a dual laser system of CO2 and fiber to enhance productivity while engraving, cutting, and marking on organic and metal pieces. Visitors can also see the latest StellarMark 3DS laser marker integrated with its desk workstation. The GCC cutting plotter lines—Jaguar V LX, Puma IV, and Expert II LX—range from entry level to professional. With powerful software, GCC cutting plotters provide clip art, fonts, and sign design effects.
General Formulations, booth C10130, invites attendees to learn wrap techniques from a guest installer, stroll along floor graphic options, and engage with demonstrations designed to help pick the right material for an application. Also learn why semi-rigid films are a money saver for your shop, textured surfaces require special handling, and explore a broad pallet of products for walls, windows, floors, and beyond.
GPA, booth C5129, launches its next vertical market focus. Attendees have a firsthand look at GPA’s fashion and retail segment that provides an immersive experience filled with innovative products and application ideas. It introduces a new trade show booth concept that highlights potential opportunities for printers and brands.
GTI, booth N64, features the CVX-3052/LED. This new light booth combines the benefits of LED technology with the closest match to D50 spectral specification ensuring tight conformance to the ISO 3664 viewing standard. The CVX-3053/LED features a 29×52-inch viewing area, D50 LED lamp, LiteGuard lamp monitoring, side walls, and a floor stand.
INX International, booth N1261, showcases its Triangle HSI UV-curable inks. Designed for use on a variety of multi-pass, high-throughput printers, these inks meet GRACoL standards and G7 targets. Optimized for fast curing with both UV and LED lamps, they offer high chemical resistance and are UV and water resistant without coating or lamination.
JDS Sign Supply, booth C9524, encourages visitors to try GF 830 AutoMark—a cast print vinyl film with DRIFT technology from General Formulations. GF 830 is a premium, full-body gloss white cast wrap film. It was developed to meet the long-term demands of full or partial fleet and vehicle wraps as well as many other graphic applications.
Kongsberg Precision Cutting Systems, booth C4807, demonstrates how its digital finishing tables and tooling options enable packaging, signage, and display to streamline workflows and automate production.
Marabu North America LP, booth C10521, exhibits its StarLam 1600R roll-to-roll Liquid Laminator for protecting large format graphics. Also on display is the new PeriOne by LSINC running live demonstrations and offering free digitally printed cups to visitors.
Meteor Inkjet Ltd., booth N864, shows a full range of solutions including drive electronics supporting major industrial inkjet printheads; ready-to-use digital front ends for applications including textiles, décor, packaging, product decoration, and 3D; software development kits; and a complete suite of tools and services to support the design and optimization of print systems.
Panel Processing, booth C5220, punches, cuts, paints, designs, coats, laminates, and machines wood substrates to create digital print media, chalkboard, markerboard, slatwall, laminated panels, and pegboard and pegboard skinz. Flat panels, slatwall, chalkboard, pegboard, and markerboard can receive digital print media that provides an excellent printing surface for high-quality digital or screen printing.
Photo Tex, booth C9535, presents Photo Tex Self-Adhesive Fabric, which is specifically improved opaque blockout media along with a water-resistant coating for outdoors window use and a high-tack version certified for floors using UV inks without laminate or coating. Known for how easy it is to install Photo Tex material there is also no time limit for when to remove Photo Tex from walls.
Que Media, booth C4934, is a global coating manufacturer of aqueous, solvent/eco-solvent, latex, UV, and color laser printable media. Within the wide format marketplace; it currently coats substrates such as PP, PVC, PU, BOPP, PET, fabrics, banner material, and other hybrid films in addition to a full line of pressure-sensitive laminates.
Stouse, booth N623, features new Silver BOPP Roll Labels. The silver sheen creates a high-end metallic finish for product packaging. For the craft brewery and growing canned beverage markets, it highlights its line of Can Labels and Beverage Boxes for beer, seltzer, hard cider, wine, kombucha, and craft soda. It prints these items in high-definition, digital, four-color process in short runs.
swissQprint, C6415, debuts new developments for high-end UV flatbed and roll-to-roll printing. The high-end flatbed printer Kudu celebrates its North American debut. It launched in Europe in May this year as the first swissQprint UV large format printer with ten color channels. Kudu produces up to 3,229 square feet per hour. With the roll option, the 3.2×2-meter flatbed printer transforms into a roll printer in a few steps.
Tekra, LLC, booth C4823, showcases everything from its Dura-Go RPVC point of purchase print media to high-end and high-tech graphic overlays that include Henkle conductive inks. Whether printing with UV inkjet, latex inkjet, HP Indigo, or traditional print methods, Tekra has a product to meet your needs for both print and postproduction. This year’s theme ‘Create. Print. Apply.’ is centered around helping attendees find new applications and showing the breadth of its portfolio and markets served.
Tilia Labs, booths C5936 and N828, demonstrates the latest release of its flagship product, tilia Phoenix. It streamlines layout creation for commercial print, labels and packaging, digital corrugated, and wide format.
Trotec Laser, booth N611, invites attendees to see live laser demonstrations on the SP2000 large format laser cutter, R400 laser cutter, and high-performance Speedy Series laser engraving and cutting machines. Discover the benefits of a Trotec laser system, get free samples of signage and engraving materials, and take advantage of special trade show pricing and promotions.
Vision Engraving & Routing Systems, booth C11010, runs its Print-To-Cut Sign Oscillating Knife on its 25 Series Router/Engraver and an ADA Braille Sign demonstration with its 1624 Pro Engraver. The 25 Series has options including an Auto Raster Braille Inserter, DACS Print-To-Cut system, and Oscillating Knife. Vision’s 1624 Pro Engraver fits on most countertops and can produce a variety of custom signs.
Look Forward to Next Month
This is just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to what is in store at Printing United. Check our October issue to learn about show plans from additional vendors.
Sep2022, Digital Output