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International Label Increases Wide Format Revenue with the Inca OnsetX3 from Fujifilm

Since 1929, International Label & Printing Company has been an innovative leader in the industry, and attributes many of its successes to the Inca OnsetX3 with three-quarter automation, outputting a wide spectrum of point-of-purchase graphics for well-known retail clients.  Based near Chicago in Elk Grove Village, Illinois, International Label’s wide format division has ‘exploded’ with growth and ‘turned the place upside down’ according to Mark Turk, president and CEO. High [...]

November 12th, 2019|Categories: News & Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on International Label Increases Wide Format Revenue with the Inca OnsetX3 from Fujifilm

Pulse-Point: How Impulse Graphics Expanded Its Client Base

TALENT AND TECHNOLOGY. The secret to any company’s successful business strategy lands squarely in the heart of finding the perfect balance of that combination. If you can surround yourself with the best people and the latest, most effective ways of doing business, you win. Alex Cachia believes this. As president of Impulse Graphic & Display Solutions, he lives it every day. The Mississauga, Ontario-based provider of in-store retail signage and [...]

November 7th, 2019|Categories: Inklings Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Pulse-Point: How Impulse Graphics Expanded Its Client Base

Utah PaperBox Caters to Packaging Clients with Fujifilm’s J Press 720S

Utah PaperBox, established in 1914 under the name Union Label, is a 105 year old, fifth generation family-owned Salt Lake City-based packaging manufacturer. Leading in technology and innovation, Utah PaperBox recently invested in the Fujifilm J Press 720S sheetfed production inkjet press and has experienced an immediate boost in sales, in addition to furthering its commitment to long-term strategy and its customer base. “We were in need of a press [...]

November 6th, 2019|Categories: News & Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Utah PaperBox Caters to Packaging Clients with Fujifilm’s J Press 720S

GAME ON: Printers Talk What’s Driving Today’s Competitive Landscape

No matter what story you are telling, print is always in the mix. In a time when visual marketing is key to engaging with people and brands everywhere, the companies winning at the game know how to make print a tangible part of the experience. We sat down with a handful of industry printers to get their thoughts on the market, what is hot and where things are heading. Our [...]

July 30th, 2019|Categories: Inklings Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on GAME ON: Printers Talk What’s Driving Today’s Competitive Landscape

Signs By Tomorrow Franchisee Experiences Remarkable Wide Format Growth with Fujifilm’s Acuity Select 26

‘The Acuity Select 26 has been the best investment in our business’ Signs By Tomorrow Arlington Heights – Arlington Heights, Illinois, has developed a reputation as a ‘very creative and reliable’ family-owned signs and graphics company within Chicago’s northwest suburbs, and attributes much of its success to Fujifilm’s Acuity Select 26, a versatile high quality UV inkjet flatbed press, suitable for a variety of unique print applications. Signs By Tomorrow [...]

July 10th, 2019|Categories: News & Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Signs By Tomorrow Franchisee Experiences Remarkable Wide Format Growth with Fujifilm’s Acuity Select 26

Wright Printing Takes the Lead as First U.S. Install of Fujifilm’s New J Press 750S

‘The J Press 750S has been a real victory’ Industry leader Wright Printing installs Fujifilm’s third generation J Press 750S, the most productive production inkjet platform available. “We’ve experienced double-digit growth over the years,” said Mark Wright, owner, Wright Printing. “It’s due to the impressive line-up of J Press digital inkjet technology we have acquired. Inkjet is the way now, and into the future. If you’re going to be making [...]

June 25th, 2019|Categories: News & Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Wright Printing Takes the Lead as First U.S. Install of Fujifilm’s New J Press 750S

FUJIFILM Dimatix to Feature Powerful Industrial Inkjet Printbar Innovations at TechConnect

Advanced inkjet printbar technologies developed by FUJIFILM Dimatix, Inc. will be showcased at the upcoming TechConnect World Innovation Conference & Expo, June 17 - 19, 2019, at Hynes Convention Center, Boston, Massachusetts. Highlights within FUJIFILM Dimatix booth number 103 include the Samba® Mini 4300 Series Industrial Inkjet Printbar System for the development, commercial and packaging printing segments. The Samba Mini 4300 Series Industrial Inkjet Printbar System is a compact printbar system [...]

June 11th, 2019|Categories: News & Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on FUJIFILM Dimatix to Feature Powerful Industrial Inkjet Printbar Innovations at TechConnect

Push Solutions Doubles up on Powerful Wide Format Innovations from Fujifilm

Push Solutions, a New Berlin, Wisconsin-based print service provider doubles its wide format LED-UV printing power with Fujifilm’s Acuity F and Acuity LED 1600 II presses. At its core, Push Solutions is a kit-packing house, specializing in national distribution for retail support, with a heavy focus on print management, distribution and supply chain. Pictured, left to right, Craig Inglish, Brad Flagge, and Nick Bova alongside the Acuity F by Fujifilm. “We [...]

May 29th, 2019|Categories: News & Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Push Solutions Doubles up on Powerful Wide Format Innovations from Fujifilm

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

Fujifilm’s Superwide Standout Acuity Ultra to Debut at Graphics Canada Expo

Innovations in superwide UV press technology to be displayed by FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division at the upcoming Graphics Canada Expo, April 11 – 13, 2019, at the Toronto International Centre, in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. The Acuity Ultra, featured in booth 5234, is the new superwide UV printer from Fujifilm, and part of the Acuity Ultra Series, available in 126” (3.2 m) and 197” (5 m) versions. Acuity Ultra [...]

April 3rd, 2019|Categories: News & Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Fujifilm’s Superwide Standout Acuity Ultra to Debut at Graphics Canada Expo

‘Tremendous Durability’ Triggered Salem One’s Shift to Fujifilm SUPERIA ZD Plates

Salem One has evolved into one of the largest and fastest growing packaging, direct marketing, print and logistics companies in the Southeast.   This high-growth corporate communications company is aimed at additional success and efficiencies with its recent switch to Fujifilm’s SUPERIA ZD, a true no-process thermal plate making technology. “Our previous plate making technology had run its course,” said Philip Kelley Jr., President, Salem One. “We launched a 90 day [...]

March 12th, 2019|Categories: News & Events|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on ‘Tremendous Durability’ Triggered Salem One’s Shift to Fujifilm SUPERIA ZD Plates

California’s Proposition 65 New Warning Requirements . . . it’s a SIGN

Many of us in the printing industry print unique signs and labels.   The reason for signs and labels is to educate and inform. Effective August 30, 2018, the state of California amended a measure adopted by voters in 1986.  Designated as Proposition 65 on the ballot, the actual title is “Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act.” To be compliant to this law, California requires business owners in California and [...]

February 15th, 2019|Categories: Inklings Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on California’s Proposition 65 New Warning Requirements . . . it’s a SIGN

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

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 [...]

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