With more than 700 exhibiting brands present at FESPA 2017 in Hamburg, learn about the latest news and product launches before your visit.
Agfa Graphics, Stand E20 – Hall B5
Agfa Graphics will showcase its new Avinci DX3200 printer at FESPA 2017 and demonstrate the machine’s ability to deliver “high-quality, vibrant soft signage”. The 3.2m-wide device has a top speed of 173sq m/hr and the ability to print at a resolution of up to 1440 x 540dpi. Agfa will also show the new Jet Ceres RTR3200 LED, as well as the Jeti Tauro H2500, the Jeti Mira 2732 HS LED and the Anapurna H3200i LED.
Aleph, Stand B60 – Hall B6
Aleph will bring its LaForte industrial plotter for sublimation to FESPA 2017. The company developed the eco-sustainable digital textile printer in response to an increase in demand from textile manufacturers for digital print solutions.Available in two versions, the plotter is able to provide a resolution of 1200 dpi and a speed of up to 270 sqm/h for perfect print quality.
Azonprinter, Stand A65 – Hall A1
Digital printers manufacturer Azonprinter will display its new Azon Matrix wide-format platform. The machine can be supplied with bed sizes of 700 x 1,900mm, 700 x 2,500mm and 1,200x 3,300mm, while each model can achieve output quality of up to 2,880 dpi. Azon Matrix comes with new TurboJet inks and CMYK + white + gloss configuration in easy refillable 500 ml bulk-ink system. Dual security mode for automatic media thickness detection and head protection secure print head from damage before print operation.
Brother, Stand D39 – Hall B6
Brother will explain how its new Camera System and Projection Tools, developed by partner Brain Industries, can reduce misprints when producing print with the Brother GT3 Series Direct-to-Garment printers. The company will also show off various new options for e-commerce and IOT, while Brother’s dealer Walter Schulze GmbH will debut what it said is the world’s first self-contained industrial pre-treatment device for the full process of preparing garments.
Bullmer, Stand A40 – Hall B7
German digital cutting specialist Bullmer will focus on automation of the cutting workflow at FESPA 2017 and, as such, will launch a super-wide scanner solution on a 5m-wide cutter. Also on offer in other working widths, the solution is well suited to work with textiles, but can also be used to help save time when working with other materials. Bullmer will show a complete textile cutting line with material loading, scanner, motorised unwinding unit and single ply cutting.
Canon, Stand B55 – Hall A1
Visitors to the Canon stand at FESPA 2017 will be able to see the new Océ Colorado 1640 64-inch roll-to-roll printer based on UVgel technology. Canon will display two different models of the machine and also demonstrate how both machines can produce various applications such as banners, wall coverings and posters. Canon will also show off its Arizona 1280GT with the new Océ Auto Pilot system, as well as the Océ Arizona 6170 XTS, Océ ColorWave 700 and Océ ColorWave 910. In addition, visitors can learn more about the Canon imagePROGRAF PRO-Series PRO-4000 and PRO-6000S, as well as the imagePRESS C750.
Cibitex, Stand D93 – Hall B6
Textile finishing equipment manufacturer Cibitex will showcase the latest version of its easyCOAT/DRY pre-treatment and fixation machine. The 3.5m device allows inkjet printers to choose their own fabrics and manage the fixation in-house, as well as pre-treat any kind of fabric, using any other type of coating fluid.
Colorjet, Stand G62 – Hall B5
Colorjet will showcase its TXF tech-loaded digital textile printer at FESPA 2017. The machine offers speeds of up to 24sq m/hr on five passes and four colours, and 60sq m/hr in two passes and four colours. The TXF can also achieve print resolutions of up to 1,400dpi and is equipped with Epson printheads, which give variable dot control for achieving smooth gradations. The machine is belt-driven and, as such, is suitable for printing fabrics such as bulky textured materials, thinner fabrics and stretchable materials.
d.gen, Stand B45 – Hall A1
d.gen will focus on four of its leading technologies in form of the Teleios H6, Teleios Hexa, Papyrus H6 and Papyrus H4. The Teleios H6 is a direct-to-fabric device suited to soft signage work, while sister model the Teleios Hexa is also a direct-to-fabric, with more of a focus on flags. The Papyrus H6 dye sublimation machine features fluorescent ink, while the Papyrus H4 offer print resolution of up to 1,200dpi.
Dekken Machinery, Stand C66 – Hall B6
Dekken is to launch its new T-Apparel model at FESPA 2017. The company said that the solution offers more flexibility and can handle a range of textiles. Dekken will also show textile folding equipment for use on applications such as home and bed linen, towels and curtains.
Demak, Stand B10 – Hall A1
Italiy-based firm Demak will launch a new automatic machine capable of doming labels at FESPA 2017. The company said the solution is suitable for large and typical packaging production, adding that it will enable companies in packaging to improve their products with 3D effects. Demak will also present its Kromex technology on its stand and showcase how the product can be used in applications across a host of different areas.
Durst, Stand A20 – Hall B7
Among new products and services being introduced by Durst at FESPA 2017 will be a standalone kiosk system equipped with 120 degree camera technology, that at the show will be integrated into a textile workflow process in order to demonstrate new design and product variations. Details are being kept under wraps until the event, where the company will also show new machine analytics, service options and developments to the P10 series of printers with the Rho P10 250 HS Plus, alongside the new Rho 512R Plus, 3.2m Rhotex 325 for soft signage, and Rho WT 250 flatbed incorporating Durst’s Water Technology.
EFI, Stand E30 – Hall B7
EFI plans to bring its Vutek 5r and Vutek FabriUV 520 printers to FESPA 2017. The Vutek 5r is a 5m-wide LED roll-to-roll machine that can print at speeds of up to 455sq m/hr and has a top resolution of 1,200dpi.product product efi fabrivu520 680x300 00. The device can handle a range of flexible and rigid media and has the ability to produce applications such as billboards, floor graphics and wallpaper. The FabriUV 520 is 5.2m-wide and has a top speed of 446sq m/hr, with production image quality up to 242sq m hr and POP image quality at 157sq m/hr.
Elitron, Stand D55 – Hall A1
Elitron will be showcasing a range of solutions that embrace the entire workflow from pre-print to finishing. New products on show will include the Kombo SDC+ 3.2, the latest addition to the Kombo SD series of digital cutting systems.The Kombo SDC+ 3.2 can operate on both large-format materials for wallpapers and digitally printed signage or display, and has a conveyor working area 2.1m long and 3.2m wide. Attendees will also have the chance to see the Kombo TH system and learn about the company’s patented Seeker System for the automatic detection of printed images.
Epson Europe, Stand D45 – Hall A1
Epson will show machines from its wide-format SureColor SC-S eco-solvent, SC-P aqueous, and SC-F dye-sub and direct-to-garment print ranges across four areas on its stand. The Signage/Fine art section will feature the SureColor SC-S80600, SC-S60600 and the SC-P20000 models, while the Fashion Space will showcase clothing printed using Epson SC-F machines.The Garment Space will feature touchscreens developed by YRStore and samples of T-shirts featuring designs printed on the SureColor SC-F2000 direct-to-garment model. In addition, the Epson lounge and hospitality areas will show a collection of Décor products.
Esko Graphics, Stand C25 – Hall A1
Esko is to demonstrate its Kongsberg X20 and Kongsberg C60 finishing tables at FESPA 2017. The Kongsberg C60 will be shown with a new automatic feed and stacking system – an option that can be fitted to any Kongsberg C. The new device, which the manufacturer says will become the common operating platform for all Kongsberg digital finishing systems, will be on show alongside the firm’s i-Cut Suite, a collection of pre-press and pre-production software packages designed to eliminate errors, save time and reduce waste.
Esanastri, Stand A50 – Hall B7
Esanastri will showcase the latest updates on its Galileo Weeding Machine. The company will also display its Galileo WM75, which has a maximum working size of 75 x 75cm, as well as the Galileo WM150 that has a larger area of 153 x 153cm. According to the manufacturer, the Galileo Weeding Machine has revolutionized the industry of screen and digital printing by automating the only process that it was made manually: the weeding operation.
Faster Displays, Stand A30 – Hall B5
Faster Displays will introduce its latest cardboard automatic exhibitor at FESPA 2017. The solution is able to support up to 20kg and enables performing infinitive automatic POP models.
Flexa, Stand C20 – Hall B7
Flexa will display a number of machines at FESPA 2017, including the Easy Lite laminator, the Miura II Plus automatic XY cutter with edge control, the TGE roll-slitter and the Sublimax.
Fotoba International, Stand D35 – Hall A1
Fotoba will offer information about cutting machines such as the new XLD170 HS, which the firm said offers almost double the productivity of the existing XLD170. The latest model can also be accessorised with the REW104/160, available with the option to insert multiple tiles into the same roll. Fotoba will also be showing the JRU170 for jumbo rolls, the ST170 collecting table for XLD170 models, as well as the new XLD320 high speed cutter with JRU320 for 3.2m-wide jumbo rolls.The XLD 170 can handle most flexible media up to a maximum thickness of 0.8mm including polycarbonate, photo paper, vinyl, self-adhesive vinyl, PVC, film, canvas and laminated or encapsulated prints. It can handle media up to 1.7m wide in both sheets and rolls.
Fujifilm, Stand E35 – Hall B4L
At FESPA 2017, Fujifilm will be holding an exclusive technology preview for a new modular in-line flatbed production system that has no like-for-like equivalent on the market and will fill a much needed gap. Built on UV technology, this fixed B1 format device will offer ultra-high print quality and high productivity.
Grünig-Interscreen / SignTronic, Stand B20 – Hall A4
Grünig-Interscreen and SignTronic will share a stand at FESPA 2017 and show off a number of solutions related to screen making. Grünig will demonstrate the G-Stretch 275 UV Bond LED fully automatic stretching machine with automatic UV gluing and LED curing process, as well as the G-Stretch 202 Plus individual pneumatic clamp with automatic frame lifting. In addition, Swiss computer-to-screen (CTS) specialist SignTronic will unveil the latest device in its StencilMaster range, the STM-Micro, which offers quick exposure times and straightforward operation thanks to the front-loading format. The company will also be showing the latest addition to its STM-TEX series, the STM-TEX-S and a new developing machine, the G-Wash 175 XS.
HP, Stand D5 – Hall A1
HP will present its first home-grown print and cut units with two new dual-device wide-format machines at FESPA 2017. The new cutter has a maximum diagonal cutting speed of 1.13m/second with 3G diagonal acceleration. It features a drag-knife with TurboCut and tangential emulation modes offering a cutting accuracy of +/- 0.25mm and a cutting force of up to 400g. The print engines are the same as the as the existing 48sqm/hr HP Latex 315 and 50sqm HP Latex 335 printers. Other machines also on display include the HP Scitex 17000, HP Latex 365, HP Latex 570, HP Latex 315, HP Latex 335, HP Latex 1500, HP Scitex FB750, HP PageWide XL 8000 & Fotoba Cutter, HP PageWide XL 5000, HP DesignJet 5600, and HP DesignJet 6800.
Inca Digital, Stand D51 – Hall A4
A new B1-format sheetfed inkjet printer from Inca Digital will be previewed at FESPA 2017. The as-yet-unnamed device will be sold by both Inca and its partner Fujifilm and it will be shown on the Fujifilm stand (B4L, E35) at the exhibition. The printer runs at up to 200sph and Inca said the initial target was short-run markets including point-of-purchase and commercial printing. It is based on the same platform as Inca’s existing Onset X and SpyderX wide-format devices. The company will also present its new IncaConnect software suite, and the SpyderX flatbed machine with added functionality of roll-to-roll printing. The device has a printing area of 3.2 x 2m and Inca said this opens up new revenue streams to users.
InkTec, Stand C20 – Hall B5
InkTec will introduce its new Jetrix LXi8 LED-UV flatbed printer to the market at FESPA 2017. The 3.2m-wide machine can run at speeds of up to 197sqm/hr and has a top print resolution of 1,080 x 720dpi. Users can print on media up to 100mm thick and as large as 3,200mm x 2,030mm. Inktec will also showcase its latest inks and various new media.
Kimjaya, Stand B49, Hall A4
Dutch doming materials specialist Kimjaya will be launching a range of mercury free crystal-clear doming resins, manufactured by US-based firm Development Associates. The premier polyurethane substrate is weather resistant and fully compliant with EU 848/2012 REACH. Unlike others materials in the market, it doesn't need degassing nor ovening, as it can sure at room temperature with no need for additional equipment.
Klieverik Heli BV, Stand C70 – Hall C70
Klieverik will launch its new GTC111-5400 extra large-format printing machine at FESPA 2017. The solution allows users to achieve fixation results on materials up to 5m wide, as well as narrow width shafts from direct textile printers. Other features on the GTC111-5400 include multiple heating elements over the full width, touch screen operation, pneumatic tension settings, incorporated textile through feed. Klieverik will also show its new GTC131-2000 SP F high capacity single piece transfer printing calendar, with a 760 mm heating drum, as well as the GTC101-3500 large-format transfer and fixation calendar with 365 mm diameter drum.
Kornit Digital, Stand D10 – Hall B6
Digital Textile specialist Kornit Digital will show the Kornit Vulcan, Avalanche Hexa R-Series and Storm Duo at FESPA 2017. The Kornit Vulcan offers productivity of between 220 and 250 shirts per hour in the seven colours of CMYKRGW. The Avalanche Hexa R-Series, which has been available since January this year, can produce up to 220 light and 160 dark garments per hour. In addition, the Storm Duo has a total of 16 printheads of CMYK colours and can produce around 200 shirts per hour.
Leister Technologies, Stand B37 – Hall B3L
Leister will use FESPA 2017 to launch the Hemtek ST stationary machine that specialises in the welding of hems. The solution can be used to weld both closed and open hems, as well as process hems with piping.
Lüscher, Stand A80 – Hall B6
Lüscher-Tschudi will show its established T-REX 320 industrial digital printing machine at the event, as well as the upgraded T-REX 320 Mark II. Also on display will be the Quickfix Neo Mark II separate roll-to-roll thermofixing unit, the Raptor 320 printer with the Therminator 320 new thermofixing unit.
M&R Companies, Stand B30 – Hall B6
Screen printing equipment vendor M&R will showcase for the first time in Europe the new DigitalSqueegee direct-to-garment digital printhead at FESPA 2017. The hybrid system is designed to print images on both white and black shirts using screen-printed acrylic-based white ink to provide a toned underbase for the black shirt art. The DigitalSqueegee can deliver a full-colour 40 x 50cm image in under five seconds, and it can be integrated with newer M&R automatic presses.
Massivit 3D, Stand C20 – Hall A4
Massivit 3D will demonstrate how its flagship Massivit 1800 3D print machine can be used to produce a range of products, and change the way high-level advertising, marketing and themed tasks are created. The company will display a 1.6m-tall fragrance bottle, as well as a 15m ‘spilled’ milk carton and a 3.2m-tall mythical Greek sculpture.
Matic, Stand B53 - Hall A1
Spanish firm Matic will be showing off the new addition to its Cronos range of stitching and sewing machines, the Cronos Ultimate. Matic says the new automated machine is suitable for sewing a wide range of textile print, such as flags, displays, banners, tents and curtains.
Meevo Group, Stand C110 – Hall B6
Meevo will be showcasing the Latex Collection of textiles and special products, including new material WallCork, while Meevo MKF will focus on the AF Mark II, a major evolution of the MKF BR 320, and the MKF MX Event sewing solution. The machine features an “innovative” system of eight easily adjustable longitudinal cut blades, the Easy-Adjust system, and one cross-cutting blade with LED sighting. The textile feeder is controlled by a photocell that corrects the cut alignment in real time, aided by the system of support for unwinding, which controls the speed and stabilises the textile during the process.
Mimaki, Stand A25 – Hall A1 / Stand C50 – Hall B6
Mimaki will have its largest-ever presence at FESPA 2017 and be based across two stands. In the Textile Hall on Stand C50, Mimaki will show machines such as the dual-ink Tx300P-1800 and the high-speed direct-to-textile Tiger-1800B. On Stand A25 in the Digital Hall, the company will demonstrate four solvent printers and up to six UV printers. In addition, Mimaki plans to display its JFX200-2531 high efficiency printer for the first time in Europe.
MHM, Stand A22 – Hall A4
MHM will demonstrate its iQ Digital hybrid digital/screen printing machine, which is able to produce up to 1,100 shirts per hour. The company will also show off ArioPrint, which, developed by Ariolo, is a digital textile printing machine that has a maximum print width of 2,000mm. In maximum resolution mode of 1,200 x 1,200 dpi, the ArioPrint can operate at speeds of up to 122sq m/hr, and when in the top speed mode of 1,000sq m/hr, the press can still produce output at qualities of 300 x 300dpi.
Monti Antonio, Stand D40 – Hall B6
Monti Antonio will discuss its selection of technical solutions, ranging from the entry-level 1,100mm calendars, to cylinder reactivators that are available in a number of widths and diameters, and custom-made calendars for industrial applications.
Mutoh, Stand A15 – Hall A1
At FESPA 2017 Mutoh will première a new flex LED UV inkset (CMYK, white and varnish) that has been developed to extend the application capabilities of its ValueJet hybrid LED UV printers. The company will also show new printers, including the recently announced 64in-wide ValueJet 1604WX dye-sublimation printer, and a 75in-wide ValueJet 1948WX high-speed sublimation printer. The new ValueJet VJ-626UF six-colour A2-size flatbed LED UV printer will also be shown.
NoeCha, Stand D75 – Hall A1
NoeCha plans to exhibit its NoeCha ONE wide-format industrial UV-LED digital press at this year's expo. The machine will be equipped with a fully automatic system of loading and downloading of the material, with the new feeder and stacker system allowing users to load and download a full pallet of material. NoeCha ONE has a native resolution of 600 x 600dpi.
OKI Europe, Stand A52 – Hall B5
OKI Europe, a show partner for the first time, will unveil new white toner desktop technology aimed at the creative and graphics arts markets, as well as showing the E-64S ColorPainter wide-format device that it launched in October last year. The machine features a maximum print width of 1,616mm and top resolution of 1,080dpi, as well as the ability to print at speeds of up to 22.0smph. Visitors to the OKI stand will also experience OKI’s unique technology innovations and applications spotlighting OKI’s five-colour, white toner and neon capabilities
PlastGrommet - Plasticos Alco, Stand A20 - Hall B1U
PlastGrommet, a European manufacturer of finishing solutions for digital printing, will be exhibiting the Multi Press, a new automatic eyelet press for textile and banners. The machine can set eyelets in a variety of materials including PVC banners, flags, plastics and textiles. It has a top speed of over 60 eyelets per minute. It boasts automatic feeding and cutting and a high-power engine to cut though materials.
Qres Technologies, Stand C66 – Hall A1
Qres Technologies will launch its new Q-seriesUV flatbed printer at the event. The machine device can print at speeds of up to 60sq m/hr in draft mode and offers a basic print height capacity of 100 mm that can be boosted up to 300mm. Qres will also show off the F160 HS printer, which can print on objects of up to 300 mm high.
Ricoh, Stand C10 – Hall B4L
Ricoh will hand a European trade show debut to the EFI Vutek H1625 LED UV Hybrid roll/flatbed technology device. The 1.65m-wide machine features four colour print plus white and include both single pass and multilayer capabilities. Also on show will be the Ricoh Pro L4160 latex large-format printer and the MPC W2201SP colour wide format multifunction device.
Roland DG, Stand E20 – Hall B7
Roland DG will show machines from its TrueVIS VG series and demonstrate how the technology can be used to achieve quality print output. The new CAMM-1 GR cutters will also take centre stage on Roland DG’s stand. Launched in March, the GR series supercedes the GX series and has been redesigned “from the ground up”, according to the manufacturer, with improved speed and accuracy, increased media options and additional cutting features. Visitors to FESPA 2017 will have the opportunity to win a GR-640 at the company’s booth.
ROQ International, Stand D80 - Hall B6
ROQ International is to launch its new Roq Hybrid device at FESPA 2017. The machine is capable of outputting 450 pieces per hour and it can be supplied with either eight or 12 printheads. The eight-head model uses CMYK inks, while the 12-head option uses CMYK plus two extra colours to enhance and extend the colour gamut. The Roq Hybrid has a maximum printing size of 500 x 700mm or 750 x 900mm, and its Z axis can be adjusted by up to 20mm to accommodate different heights of garments and textile substrates. The machine will be working attached to the new Roq ECO XL with 18 pallets and 10 printheads, while ROQ will also show Oval Evolution screen printer with 20 pallets and 10 printheads.
Sakurai, Stand D20 – Hall A4
Sakurai will launch its new MS110-DDS production unit on the opening day of the event and will demonstrate the solutions throughout the exhibition. The unit allows for large sheet printing with a maximum sheet size of 1,140mm x 788mm, while the printability on thin material and scratch resistance have been boosted to a thickness of 75μm. The MS110-DDS also has a direct servo drive capable of enhancing print precision, due to a roll-to-roll cylinder mechanism and improved pressure. Sakurai will also demonstrate the OLIVER-66RCS, a multipurpose post-printing processing machine, and half-cut sticker process.
SPS TechnoScreen, Stand D43 – Hall A4
SPS Techno Screen will exhibit the VITESSA XP1 primeline with front-pick-up single sheet feeder and options to optimise printing on plastic substrates. Also on show will be the ATMA MF44 semi-automatic flatbed press equipped with a camera sheet / image register system and offers a maximum print size of 400 x 400mm.
Stahls’ Europe – Stand C10 – Hall B5
Stahls' Europe will show a number of new products at FESPA 2017, including the Stahls' Hotronix Sports Ball Heat Press that enables users to customise or personalise a wide range of inflatable sports balls. Also on display will be the EZ Weeding Table that has a 40x90 cm heated work area and three temperature setting of 43, 48 and 54°C. In addition, visitors can learn about the Cad-Color SuperTEK Neon lightweight neon polyurethane film, and Cad-Cut Chameleon lightweight and stretchable material.
Summa, Stand C73 – Hall B7
Summa will display its F2630 flatbed cutter and the High Frequency (HF) router at FESPA 2017 in Hamburg. The Automated Depth Control simplifies tool, knife or bit changes by means of accurate measurement and is available for all F Series units and tools of the tangential module. The HF router provides smoother finishing of rigid substrates and less rapid wear of the bits, as well as higher processing speeds.Also on display at FESPA 2017 will be the thermal transfer printer/cutter: DC5sx, two different sizes of their grand format flatbed series, the F Series F1612 and F1330 and Summa's range of vinyl and contour cutters.
SwissQprint – Stand C50 – Hall B7
A new line of LED curing UV large-format printers will be shown by swissQprint at FESPA 2017- with two different flatbed sizes and two productivity levels. The Swiss manufacturer states that they have refined the mechanical basis of its existing printers for greater precision, but it is keeping other detail under wraps until the event next month.
Thermotron, Stand 41 – Hall A4
Thermotron will showcase a selection of machines at FESPA 2017 as it seeks to help visitors modernise their production process. Kit on show will include the STP1000 automatic folding machine for garments, with a maximum daily capacity of 5,500 garments per eight hours; as well as the PV40 automatic bagging machine for ready-made clothing. Visitors can also view the FX23 automatic folding, stacking and packaging machine for clothing, with a maximum daily output of 3,000 garments per eight hours.
Trotec Laser, Stand C65 – Hall A1
Trotec will introduce its SP2000 large-format laser cutter to a specialist audience at FESPA 2017. The CO2 laser machine has a total working area of 1,680mm x 2,510mm and can handle a diverse range of materials such as acrylic, wood and textiles.Trotec will also present the popular flexx laser machines for maximum flexibility. The flatbed lasers are equipped with a CO2 and a fibre laser, and can activate the two laser sources without manual change of the laser source, lens or focus.
Valiani, Stand G10 – Hall B7
Valiani will show off its Optima V twin-heads and Ultra V interchangeable-heads devices at FESPA 2017. Optima V is available in three cutting sizes – 123 x 80cm, 123 x 160cm and 123 x 245cm – while the Ultra V can be supplied in models of 60 x 80cm, 80 x 120cm or 100 x 150cm. All Valiani machines are integrated with a software module that allows users to edit and plot cardboard boxes.
Veika – Stand D30 – Hall B5
Veika will showcase Dimense, which it has described as an “entirely new printing technology”. The development has led to the creation of Dimensor, a printer that works with the environmentally-friendly base material Ecodeco that Veika also introduced. Speaking to FESPA, Veika said: “Since no rotation cylinder needs to be produced for each and every design, with Dimensor, small batches become possible, new designs can be produced and tested easily and quickly and even individual wallpapers for individual clients are possible.”