Monthly Archives: May 2015

Discovering New Authors through Digital Printing

As reported recently in a article entitled Is Digital Printing the Key to a More Nimble Industry, industry consultant Marco Boer shares how digital printing can help publishers and book manufacturers lower their risk in cost-effectively investing in new, aspiring authors. "Digital printing allows publishers the ability to take the risk on an unknown author who could turn out to be a real gem and enable him to get [...]

May 27th, 2015|Categories: Inklings Blog|0 Comments

Fujifilm Showcased Innovative Solutions at Grafik’Art Montreal

FUJIFILM Canada Inc. and FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division returned as exhibitors and sponsors of Grafik’Art Montreal, Quebec’s premier gathering of graphic arts professionals, May 7 – 9, 2015. The three day event, located at Place Bonaventure, offered distinct zones on the show floor highlighting packaging, sublimation, and garment/promotional products. Fujifilm’s ‘Win More Work’ themed booth engaged attendees with live demonstrations of the Acuity Select, a high speed [...]

May 13th, 2015|Categories: News & Events|0 Comments

Software Upgrades: Don’t Fall Too Far Behind

Recently I read an article posted on WhatTheyThink by Jane Mugford (December, 2014) entitled "Is Upgrading Worth the Risk?" In the article Jane points out that it's not whether the upgrade is worth the risk, but how you mitigate risk doing the upgrade that most challenges printers. She spends the majority of the article detailing some interesting and thought-provoking ideals to ensure the smoothest possible transition from version to version. [...]

May 12th, 2015|Categories: Approval Area|0 Comments

Canadian install of all-new Inca Onset R40-LT

FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division announces a recent install of the all-new Inca Onset R40-LT, an upgradeable wide format UV flatbed inkjet press, at Middleton Group, a Toronto-area based design, merchandising, and print facility providing innovative solutions since 1952. For more than 60 years, well-known North American brands have called on Middleton Group to provide state-of-the-art strategic direction for large format printing, creative concepts, and eye-catching retail displays. [...]

May 11th, 2015|Categories: News & Events|0 Comments

5 Reasons to Change to PE from PVC

According to Stafford Textiles Limited, wide format printers will be transitioning to the benefits of Grandform Eco PE woven polyethylene substrate from traditional PVC for bulletin billboards. Here are five reasons why: Lower Freight Costs. PE weighs 5 ounces, 28% less than PVC vinyl. Freight savings typically range from $.003 to $.012 per square foot when you take advantage of lighter weight PE. Unique Properties of PE. Stafford has developed [...]

May 8th, 2015|Categories: Inklings Blog|0 Comments

Why reliable ink is important to the success of your business – Part 2

Paul Stinton, Technical Support Specialist at Fujifilm continues his explanation of the importance of using the right ink to avoid costly downtime and repairs to an inkjet printer. Part 1 of this two-part was first posted on Inklings April 30, 2015. Printhead and ink supply system damage Incompatibilities between the chemistry used in an ink and the materials used in the construction of a printhead can actually cause damage to [...]

May 6th, 2015|Categories: Inklings Blog|0 Comments