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Zebra launches large-format DTC machine

US manufacturer Zebra Technologies has launched what it is calling its first ‘large-format’ direct-to-card (DTC) machine.
The ZC10L, which was previewed at Trustech, Cannes, late last year, became commercially available in April  and has already been used by Fox Broadcasting at a Super Bowl VIP event.
It is being badged as Zebra’s first machine that can carry out printing on edge-to-edge cards without the need for preprinting and prints on cards more than double the size of other DTC machines already on the market. Priced at £7,665, Zebra also offers synched supply kits sold exclusively with the ZC10L, which feature 400 PVC cards and ribbon rolls to eliminate waste.  John Tinman, Zebra manager of regional product management AIT and card

Agfa Graphics unveils new upgrades to Arziro

Agfa Graphics has unveiled new upgrades to Arziro, dedicated end-to-end security printing.
With the availability of new technologies, counterfeiting is on the rise, Agfa has introduced the newest upgrade - Arziro Design 3.0 that offers full integration with Arziro Authenticate 2.0 as well as enhanced compatibility and functionality.
“With Arziro Design 3.0, users have the ability to develop extremely complex designs quickly and easily through a dedicated plugin,” says Andy Grant, global head of

Inca enters B1 inkjet market with new sheetfed inkjet printer

A new B1-format sheetfed inkjet printer from Inca Digital was previewed at the Fespa show in Hamburg.  The as-yet-unnamed device will be sold by both Inca and its partner Fujifilm.
The printer runs at up to 200sph and Inca said the initial target was short-run markets including point-of-purchase and commercial printing. It is based on the same platform as Inca’s existing Onset X and SpyderX wide-format devices.
The technical specification features eight print channels using Fujifilm Dimatix 7ng

EFI wins award for printer

EFI was awarded the EDP Award - for the Best Roll-to-Roll Textile Print technology. Judges recognised the EFI VUTEk FabriVU 180/340 soft signage printer at the 11th Annual EDP Awards ceremony during FESPA 2017 in Hamburg, Germany.
“We are honoured with this recognition. It reinforces the remarkable amount of dedication and effort our research and development teams put into establishing a best-in-class technology to help our customers capture the remarkable growth seen in the soft signage

Zebra launches direct to card digital printer

Zebra Technologies has announced the launch of its  new  first large-format, direct-to-card printer ZC10L.
The card printer is capable of creating edge-to-edge colour cards in one printing process. The ZC10L printer enables on the spot customization for oversized badges for conferences, festivals, sporting events, concert tickets/passes and more. FOX Broadcasting recently selected the ZC10L to improve and optimize the onsite badge printing process at a 2017 VIP event in Houston.
“With the new

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    The first ever 3D printing conference cum exhibition ‘3D Print UAE’ took place on 17th and 18th August 2015 at Dubai World Trade Centre, UAE which attracted a number of like-minded 3D Printing professionals from over 40 nations.

    3D Print UAE exhibition cum conference is a concept aimed at providing a broad scale platform for the manufacturing sector and consumer world across the ME region. 

    3D Print UAE gave an opportunity for the additive manufacturing experts from across the globe to converge on this regional platform to showcase their solutions, analyze the benefits and discuss the opportunities in the Middle East. It also provided the opportunity for a listen- in to first-hand experience from industry leaders, connect solutions for overcoming challenges in the field, and enhance the brand and  business portfolio. 

     Steffan Ritt, VP-head of global marketing and communications, SLM Solutions Group commented:  “Since, this is the first kind of event in this region, it has attracted less number of visitors. However, the visitors and participants were more positive. Overall, the show went fairly well for us but we would have been happier if the organizers promoted the event well in advance.”  SLM Solutions were one among the gold sponsors of the event.

    Most of visitors commented that these kinds of exhibitions and conference should be encouraged to create more awareness about the 3D printing in this region.