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HP unveils workflow application for wallpaper manufacturers

HP has launched a new workflow application for its Indigo 20000 press that it said will enable wallpaper manufacturers to benefit from the decor opportunities available with digital printing.
The HP Indigo 20000 Digital Press Wallpaper Solution is an optional add-on that HP said will not be available as standard with new 20000s. However, it can be retro installed on any existing machine out in the field, of which there are more than 100, as an additional application.
HP Indigo Wallpaper Solution manager Or Adar said the application, which is commercially available immediately, offers gravure quality to wallpaper manufacturers, helping users with on-demand printing, faster time to market and reduced waste.
“This is a totally new application

New Fiery DFE by Xerox & EFI

Xerox and Electronics For Imaging (EFI) have jointly developed a new Fiery digital front end (DFE).
“This is an important step in our collaboration with EFI to offer our customers a single and more powerful DFE,” said Andrew Copley, president, Graphic Communications Solutions, Xerox. “Customers will benefit not only from greater production efficiencies and performance capabilities, but also from increased support in the field.”
In February of last year, Xerox announced the sale of its FreeFlow

Epson launches speedier direct to garment printer

Epson has unveiled the SureColor SC-F2100, its latest direct-to-garment (DTG) printer, as an answer to calls for greater printing speed on colour t-shirts.
An advancing of technology debuted in the manufacturer’s SC-F2000, the new model boasts greater speed and reliability, with lower targeted total cost of ownership and installed Garment Creator design software.
With prices yet to be confirmed, the machine is expected to cost under £13,000, according to Epson sales manager Phil McMullin. It will

Ricoh launching low cost DTG printer

Ricoh is releasing the Ri 100 direct to garment (DTG) printer, which the company will sell as an entry level machine for apparel printing.
Price point for the Ri 100 has not yet been released, but it will be below $10,000, with release date as yet unscheduled, however Ricoh Australia is indicating it will be launched here in May or June.
Ricoh says the Ri 100 can print on a wide range of materials from 100 per cent cotton to blends with a minimum of 50 per cent cotton, to create on demand and

Konica Minolta adds Accurio Print C759 to portfolio

Konica Minolta has enhanced its production print portfolio with the addition of the AccurioPrint C759 which is a successor to the bizhub PRO C754e. It is available from December 2017.
André Statkus Product Manager, Production Printing, Konica Minolta said: “The top-of-the-class scanning and output speed of this colour MFP combines good print production capabilities with high durability. It is particularly suited to schools and universities while its high input and output productivity meets the