Product watch: Top five of the week

Fespa from 18-22 May in Cologne, Germany beat the expectations and scored more than the previous edition at London. PrintWeek India's ERP and MIS expert, Sriraam Selvam spots five products at the show

29 May 2015 | By Sriraam Selvam

EFI launched a new 3.2m-wide Vutek HSr Pro roll-to-roll printer – its fastest yet. Fleet graphics, banners and backlit displays are among the likely applications.
Enfocus demonstrated its new PitStop 13 software. This release aims to resolve the most problematic PDF quality challenges faced by printers and is designed to address common mistakes. For example, the new ‘Add Bleed’ function gives users a way to create bleed as required. The software is priced at Rs one lakh approximately.
ESC promoted the glass printing capabilities of the Praktika MIG64 which is a 1.6x3m flatbed press. It uses Epson DX7 gold heads offering 102m2/hr at 360dpi and is designed for producing architectural, fashion, signage and interior decoration work.
Xerox launched a new Performance Package for its IJP 2000 wide-format printer at Fespa. The IJP 2000, which was launched at Fespa 2013, prints at up to 420sqm/hr, producing high-quality colour signs in as little as five seconds, 10m banners in one minute and production runs of 200 prints in around 20 minutes, on media as wide as 1,070mm. The IJP 2000 with the Performance Package was on display on the firm’s stand alongside the Fotoba FHS42 inline cutter.
Zünd demonstrated a new pick-and-place robot, which unloads and sorts finished parts from the cutting table. The ARC automatic milling tool changer for the G3 cutting table features a configurable magazine which can hold up to eight cutter heads for machining aluminium, wood, plastic or composite materials.