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Ricoh unveils Pro TF6250 UV flatbed and Ri 1000 DTG printers

Ricoh has bolstered its portfolio with the addition of two new printers set for release over the coming months.

The new Pro TF6250 UV flatbed is targeted at entry- and mid-level operations and will use its new sign and graphics inks. The machine will sit alongside the existing Pro T7210 in Ricoh’s portfolio.

While pricing was not disclosed, Ricoh said it would be benchmarked against all flatbed devices with 2.5x1.3m table sizes.

“The Pro TF6250 will be more focused on the sign and graphics sector or to new customers who would like to introduce for the first time a flatbed device into their organisation,” said Ricoh national sales director Simon Isaacs.

“The Pro T7210 is more suited to industrial customers or to customers who would like

Kornit unveils heavy-duty digital garment printer

Kornit Digital has unveiled the Atlas, a new heavy-duty direct-to-garment (DTG) printer designed for digital t-shirt and garment decoration on an industrial scale.
The printer has been designed with an annual production capacity of up to 350,000 impressions, and is aimed at mid-to-large screen printers, and companies looking to move into textiles.
Kornit said the Atlas is available to order with a two-month lead time. It has a list price of $620,000 (£482,000) and is positioned between the

Heimtextil 2019 to host launches and more

Product launches and more will be on show at next month’s Heimtextil 2019, the international trade fair for textile and garment manufacturing.

Taking place at Messe Frankfurt, Germany from 8-11 January, organisers said this year’s show has been repositioned to enable group themes and product segments to better suit target groups.

“In this way, synergies can be optimally exploited,” said Messe Frankfurt vice-president of textiles and textile technologies Olaf Schmidt.

“In addition, the demand

Durst launches entry-level Tau 330 RSC

Durst has introduced an entry-level model of its Tau 330 RSC UV inkjet digital press, as it seeks to target more converters with ‘affordable’ digital production.
The Tau 330 RSC E UV inkjet single-pass press is available with 330mm and 244mm print widths, and in 4-colour or 4-colour plus white configurations. Its native resolution is 1200 x 1200 dpi, with a drop size of two picoliters. A production capacity of 1020 sqm an hour is achievable with a printing speed of 52 linear m/min at full colour

Koenig & Bauer, Durst partner for digital package printing

Koenig & Bauer and Durst have entered into a strategic partnership to advance the development of future-oriented digital printing technology.

Through a 50/50 joint venture, the two companies are to pool their know-how and strengths with a focus on the folding carton and corrugated printing markets.

A letter of intent has been signed by both companies with the planned joint venture to be based in Germany and – subject to merger control approval – will assume responsibility for the