A raft of products launched at Fespa

PrintWeek's Rahul Kumar, spots key trends from Fespa which kicked off at the RAI exhibition centre in Amsterdam.

15 Oct 2021 | By PrintWeek Team

On 12 October, the four-day Fespa, as well as the co-located speciality print and signage show European Sign Expo 2021, opened to visitors.

Canon showcased the new IJC358 UV LED inkset which it is showing for the first time at Fespa. Canon has also used Fespa to host a raft of live international show debuts which include the Colorado 1630 and Arizona 135 GT printers.

EFI Reggiani has launched an industrial, entry-level textiles printer. The Terra Silver uses unique Terra pigment ink for high-quality, highly sustainable direct-to-textiles printing without steaming or washing. EFI Reggiani has also launched a number of other digital textiles printers during 2021, including the Reggiani Hyper, which is available in widths of 1.8m, 2.4m, or 3.4m, the single-pass ultra-high-speed Reggiani Bolt, and the industrial entry-level Reggiani Blaze.

Meanwhile Kongsberg Precision Cutting Systems (Kongsberg PCS) has agreed a new partnership with software supplier PrintFactory, with an integrated production suite specifically tailored for Kongsberg cutting tables. Kongsberg PCS is also showcasing a range of its latest digital finishing innovations at Fespa this week, including its May-launched compact C20 high-speed production table together with the VariAngle Tool.

Roland DG's entry-level VersaStudio BN-20A inkjet printer-cutter was unveiled at Fespa. Other devices on display at the Roland DG stand are the VersaUV LEF2-300 printer, CAMM-1 GR2-640 vinyl cutter, TrueVIS VG2-640 printer-cutter and VF2-640 large-format inkjet printer. The company is also showcasing PersBiz, Roland DG’s digital webshop which is aimed at helping print providers to start selling online and provide personalisation options to consumers.

The highlights at this year’s event, which is running with the theme ‘Bringing Colour Back’, include the Printeriors collection of bespoke interior decor applications, and World Wrap Masters Europe 2021 – the European leg of the vehicle wrap competition.

The show concludes today (15 October) - and has a whole host of Covid-safe regulations in place to minimise the risk to visitors.  

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