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Fujifilm’s print illustrated magazine receives 2019 ‘Award of Excellence’ from the Great Lakes Graphics Association

The Great Lakes Graphics Association (GLGA) recently announced FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division an award winner in the 2019 Graphic Excellence Awards competition, recognizing print illustrated with the 'Award of Excellence' in a magazine series. The GEA competition is one of the largest printing competitions in the nation. A panel of out-of-state judges with extensive experience in printing and print production were brought in examine all entries, with [...]

April 4th, 2019|Categories: News & Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Fujifilm’s print illustrated magazine receives 2019 ‘Award of Excellence’ from the Great Lakes Graphics Association

Artisan Triumphs with a Trinity of Wide Format Onset Presses from Fujifilm

Artisan Complete, a full service Toronto-area print provider is victorious in its quest to win more work with a trio of wide format presses from Fujifilm, featuring two Onset X3s and an Onset R40i (also known as QR40). “We started in digital wide format with the very first Inca Columbia Turbo in 2004,” said Peter Balzer, CEO, Artisan Complete. “As our business grew we upgraded to two Onset S70s, and [...]

March 26th, 2019|Categories: News & Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Artisan Triumphs with a Trinity of Wide Format Onset Presses from Fujifilm

Fujifilm Launches New Acuity LED 40 Series Flatbed Printers

FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division announces the new Acuity LED 40 Series with instant-on LED curing, the newest addition to the highly successful, renowned  Acuity platform. The new Acuity LED 40 Series of mid-volume UV flatbed printers are an innovative solution for customers in the sign and display graphics industry, offering superior print quality and application versatility with rigid or flexible substrates. Designed to be a cost-effective printer [...]

February 4th, 2019|Categories: News & Events|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Fujifilm Launches New Acuity LED 40 Series Flatbed Printers

Fujifilm Receives Aluminum Tariff Tax Exclusions

FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division announces tariff tax exclusions on its aluminum offset printing plates, currently making it the only major printing plate manufacturer in the U.S. to earn exclusion. Fujifilm has proactively worked with industry associations and the Federal Government to address the unintended consequences of the tariffs applied to the sales of aluminum offset printing plates as an unfair burden on the graphic arts industry. The [...]

January 23rd, 2019|Categories: News & Events|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Fujifilm Receives Aluminum Tariff Tax Exclusions

The winter issue 2018 of print illustrated is now available

Highlights include: Cover Story Eat or Be Eaten - Sustained Success. How to adapt and win, regardless of your size Feature Article Generation Next - understanding today's graphic communications nation Customer Success Stories Full Frame Signs - how the Acuity Select 28 is helping give Full Frame Signs' customers the star treatment Southern Carton - 'the Onset X3 is changing the way we do business' Innovation Spotlights  The all-new J [...]

January 9th, 2019|Categories: News & Events|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on The winter issue 2018 of print illustrated is now available

Sustained Success

Standing tall in the face of an ever-changing, complex print industry climate requires staying laser focused, driven and flexible. And commercial industry print sales are growing, so maintaining an ability to adapt as the climate evolves has never been more important. Total commercial printing industry sales increased in 2018 to roughly 1.7 percent, or $85.3 billion, according to research by the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA). Sales are up, but [...]

December 20th, 2018|Categories: News & Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Sustained Success

Southern Carton Expands into Wide Format with Fujifilm’s Pinnacle Onset X3 UV Flatbed

‘The Onset X3 is a game-changer for us’ The Onset X3, a full-bed wide format UV inkjet flatbed printer provides more opportunities at Southern Carton, a family owned and operated third generation solutions company specializing in packaging, based in Lewisburg, Tennessee. With a maximum throughput of nearly 10,000 square feet per hour, the Onset X3 is ideal for companies such as Southern Carton producing fast-turnarounds. A choice of unidirectional, bi-directional and super high-quality print modes can [...]

November 29th, 2018|Categories: News & Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Southern Carton Expands into Wide Format with Fujifilm’s Pinnacle Onset X3 UV Flatbed

Stronger Together

Your partners are critical to your success in today’s ‘free-agent’ nation It’s a simple concept, really: We are stronger together than we are apart. A team effort usually sidesteps an individual attempt toward most endeavors. Given the "free agent” nation where we now live, how have your company’s marketing strategies changed? Over and again, printers find they can no longer accomplish their goals without finding good partners. While engaging with [...]

November 28th, 2018|Categories: News & Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Stronger Together

Driving Future Wide Format Sales with “Print Packages”

It might be cliché to say it’s important to stand out from the crowd, but it’s especially important when standing out could mean higher profits and a stable future, right? Following the SGIA 2018 Expo in Vegas, I was reading the SGIA Journal and came across a great piece written by Deborah Corn (Intergalactic Ambassador to the Printerverse, Print Media Centr) about ways to profit as a print provider in [...]

November 20th, 2018|Categories: Inklings Blog|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Driving Future Wide Format Sales with “Print Packages”

Full Frame Signs’ Acuity Select 28 from Fujifilm Offers High Quality Output for the Film and TV Industry

Full Frame Signs, a Toronto-area based and family-owned print services provider, expands their print capabilities with Fujifilm’s Acuity Select 28, a versatile and economic UV inkjet press for a wide range of creative print applications. “We are part of the film and television industry out of Toronto, and our finished product will appear on camera,” said Sean Vizsy, owner & president, Full Frame Signs. “The high quality output from the [...]

October 31st, 2018|Categories: News & Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Full Frame Signs’ Acuity Select 28 from Fujifilm Offers High Quality Output for the Film and TV Industry

Steve Lynn Returns to Fujifilm to Lead Inkjet Sales Teams

FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division announces the return of Steve Lynn in the new role of Director of Inkjet Sales, leading all inkjet sales initiatives in the Commercial and Sign & Display segments. Steve brings a wealth of experience to the position most notably service and sales leadership within Domino, Inca Digital, Fujifilm and most recently Durst Image Technology U.S. “I am very pleased Steve has chosen to [...]

October 24th, 2018|Categories: News & Events|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Steve Lynn Returns to Fujifilm to Lead Inkjet Sales Teams

Fujifilm to Showcase Superwide and Wide Format Inkjet Solutions at SGIA Expo 2018

FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division  will showcase an impressive line-up of new and innovative wide format solutions to print industry experts at SGIA Expo 2018 at the Las Vegas Convention Center, booth #1119, October 18 – 20, 2018.  Making its North American debut will be Fujifilm’s all-new Acuity Ultra, a cost-effective high speed, superwide UV roll-to-roll press for the production of high-end interior graphics and outdoor signage. The Acuity [...]

October 8th, 2018|Categories: News & Events|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Fujifilm to Showcase Superwide and Wide Format Inkjet Solutions at SGIA Expo 2018

Next Generation LED for Narrow Web Flexo Printing

It has been clear for more than a decade that LED curing for flexographic printing should be a very good fit due to the many benefits it provides. While the adoption rate has slowly accelerated recently, overall it remains to be a niche solution due to high cost and limitations of the equipment and inks. The transition to LED may well be at a tipping point to becoming the preferred [...]

September 6th, 2018|Categories: Inklings Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Next Generation LED for Narrow Web Flexo Printing

Steve Bennett Returns to Fujifilm to Lead Packaging Segment

FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division announces the return of Steve Bennett, in the role of Vice President of packaging solutions, to lead efforts and drive growth within the packaging segment.   Throughout his previous 20 years at Fujifilm, Bennett, pictured right, made significant contributions in a variety of roles, including sales, product marketing and development, corporate communications, wide format solutions, and electronic imaging. Most recently, Bennett served as [...]

August 7th, 2018|Categories: News & Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Steve Bennett Returns to Fujifilm to Lead Packaging Segment

Aluminum—Did You Know?

Aluminum has been in the news a lot lately.  For something we all interact with daily, here is a bit more you might not know.  Aluminum is probably the widest used metal on Earth and is particularly important to the printing industry.  It is true, inkjet and toner based printing is growing and has consumed many offset produced pages and products, but the vast majority are still produced using aluminum [...]