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Product Spotlight Narrow-Web Press GRAPH EXPO 16 is the venue for the North American launch of the MGI (Booth 2149) JETvarnish 3DW. The system is an integrated, roll-to-roll print embellishment solution ideally suited to the label and tag marketplace. The system produces 2D spot UV coating, 3D embossed varnish textures, and embossed foil effects all in one pass. The full JETvarnish 3DW iFOIL solution also includes fl exo priming station options for substrate surface management. This roll-fed solution is designed for both 2D (fl at) and 3D Embossed Spot Coating on fl exo, offset, or digital web-fed printed output. Hot Foiling can be added with metallic and colored foils. The JETvarnish 3D W also features a new, state of the art artifi cial intelligence based sheet registration system, termed the AIS SmartScanner. The system scans and maps the entire target print area and then adjusts the inkjet heads accordingly. Workfl ow and Productivity Software Version 4 of the EFI (Booth 1349) Midmarket Print Suite brings significant improvements for commercial midsize print environments: • More accurate data collection • Increased communication and analysis tools • New features designed specifi cally to meet the needs of the wide- and superwide-format graphics market. • Product-specifi c applications such as fl eet and vehicle wraps, pointof purchase signage, and outdoor graphics • Greater automation for reduction in touch points • Scheduling of multi-part and ganged production jobs for reduction in cycle time • Provides a range of technologies to handle functions such as Webto print, cross-media marketing, estimating, scheduling and accounting, and data tagging • A new Universal Importer module allows users to directly import estimate requests, jobs, delivery address, in fact almost any data needed into the core MIS, reducing touches and data entry errors Specialty Papers GPA (Booth 2940) is introducing its new collection of Ultra Digital specialty papers engineered for dry toner presses. GPA’s new specialty papers offer opulent textures, pearlescent shimmers, and translucent options to help print service providers differentiate themselves by creating applications with an exciting “wow” factor. This distinguished collection is perfect for stationery, photo prints and photo books, direct mail, marketing collateral, and other value-added communications. Because they are compatible with a wide variety of fi nishing processes, including die cutting, coating, foil stamping, and folding, these papers can be customized for truly unique applications. They offer superior printability and exceptional image reproduction, providing guaranteed press performance. Color Management Services Digital printing machines have become incredibly advanced and consistently produce beautiful work, but each print job’s success still depends on your organization’s staff and operators. In answer to customers’ specifi c training needs, Ricoh (Booth 2035) now offers a full suite of Color Management Services to fully support environments where achieving color consistency and excellence is essential to their business. Ricoh’s Color Management Services empowers print service providers with the knowledge and skills to create new opportunities for growth. With Ricoh’s offering, clients can receive training for G7 Master certifi cation, develop an effective color management strategy, take advantage of opportunities for improvement among individual staff members, and strengthen their entire organization as a whole to better service clients and ensure optimal equipment performance, reducing production time and waste. Customers using Ricoh’s services can also signifi cantly improve their color verifi cation process and improve their digital competencies to achieve a compeitive advantage. “Nothing is built like a Kirk-Rudy” 0DQXIDFWXULQJWKHZRUOG·VÀQHVW INKJET PRINTING SYSTEMS TABBING & LABELING SYSTEMS CARD ATTACHING SYSTEMS VISION SYSTEMS www.kirkrudy.com Kirk-Rudy, Inc. since 1967 Offi cial Show Daily | PrintingNews.com GRAPH EXPO 16 | September 28, 2016 | 43


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