Drupa 2024: With innovation at its core, Fujifilm sets the stage

In 2024, Fujifilm India’s presence at Drupa will be remarkable. With a commitment to pushing boundaries, the company will unveil a lineup of new products and solutions, reaffirming its position as an industry leader.

27 May 2024 | By Noel D'Cunha

The Revoria GC 12500 stands as the world's first toner-based B2 XL press

As anticipation mounts for Drupa 2024, Fujifilm India promises to captivate audiences with a vision that transcends expectations. Emphasising the theme of ‘Discover the difference,’ Fujifilm will showcase how its solutions add significant value to businesses, catering to diverse needs across the printing landscape. From toner-based systems to innovative inkjet technologies, Fujifilm will demonstrate its expertise in printheads, inks, and software.

At the heart of Fujifilm's presence lies a commitment to innovation and progress. Its showcase at Drupa promises to be a testament to this ethos, with key products poised to redefine industry standards. From state-of-the-art printing technologies to immersive solutions, Fujifilm India is all set to give a glimpse into the future of printing.

The following are a few products that bear testimony to Fujifilm India’s commitment to innovation:

Revoria GC 12500: Revolutionising large-format printing, the Revoria GC 12500 stands as the world's first toner-based B2 XL press, a game-changer in the realm of large-format printing. With its unique design and capabilities, it redefines what's possible in the printing industry. This groundbreaking press boasts features, such as unparalleled speed, precision, and expanded media versatility. Its advanced toner technology ensures impeccable print quality, even on the largest formats, while delivering lightning-fast production speeds. Its efficiency and reliability streamline workflows, reducing production time and costs. Moreover, its flexibility opens doors to new creative possibilities, empowering printers to push boundaries and exceed customer expectations.

Revoria PC 1120: Enhancing digital printing efficiency, Revoria PC 1120 digital press is a powerhouse of productivity and performance. With its cutting-edge features of six stations and 10 colours, this press is designed to elevate the efficiency of printing professionals to new heights. Key features such as high-speed printing, exceptional colour accuracy, and the ability of creating underlays and overlays with the fifth and sixth stations make the Revoria PC 1120 a standout in its class. Its intuitive interface and workflow enhancements simplify operation, allowing users to focus on delivering top-notch results with ease. This digital press plays a vital role in enhancing productivity and efficiency for printing professionals. By streamlining processes and maximising uptime, it enables businesses to meet tight deadlines and deliver superior-quality prints consistently.

Launch of new Revoria products: Meeting evolving customer needs, Fujifilm will also be showcasing new products under the Revoria umbrella in the mid-segment toner category. These presses will cater to the evolving needs of customers in the printing industry. These new products come packed with innovative features and improvements, setting new benchmarks for performance and reliability. With a keen eye on customer feedback and market trends, Fujifilm continues to innovate and deliver solutions that empower printing professionals to succeed in a rapidly evolving industry. 

J Press FP790: Fujifilm's foray into the flexible packaging market marks a significant leap with its latest innovation, the J Press FP790 digital inkjet water-based press. This cutting-edge press boasts a plethora of features designed to revolutionise flexible packaging printing. The FP790 utilises water-based primers and inkjet technologies that comply with regulatory standards for flexible packaging printing. Notably, it eliminates the need for additional capital investments in processes like laminating, slitting, and bag-making. Boasting a maximum substrate width of 31-inch (790-mm) and an impressive printing line speed of 164-f/min (50-m), the FP790 caters to short, medium, and strategic print runs. Its swift changeover between printing jobs and design adjustments significantly enhances overall production efficiency. Leveraging 1,200x1,200-dpi resolutions with CMYK inks, the FP790 achieves over 90% of the Pantone colour gamut. Additionally, it features two white inkjet channels for high white opacity, enabling converters to match special brands and spot colours seamlessly. Fujifilm's aim with the FP790 is to meet the escalating demand for shorter print runs, expedited delivery times, and streamlined processes within the flexible packaging industry, thus ushering in a new era of efficiency and innovation.

Talking about Fujifilm India's vision and strategy for the future, particularly in the printing industry, Priyatosh Kumar, head, Graphic Arts Communication, Fujifilm India, shared, “Our vision is rooted in innovation and growth. We envision a future where printing technologies not only meet but exceed customer expectations, driving efficiency, creativity, and sustainability. Our strategy revolves around relentless innovation, strategic partnerships, and a customer-centric approach. We're committed to pushing boundaries, exploring new frontiers, and delivering solutions that empower our customers to thrive in a rapidly evolving market.”

Shedding light on how the products align with Fujifilm India's growth and innovation agenda, he added, “Each product is a testament to our dedication to pushing the envelope and redefining industry standards. From the Revoria GC 12500, the world's first toner-based B2 XL Press, to the Revoria PC 1120 digital press, designed for enhanced productivity and expanded applications, these products embody our vision for the future of printing. They represent a culmination of cutting-edge technology, user-centric design, and unwavering quality – all aimed at driving growth and innovation within Fujifilm and the printing industry as a whole. These products are more than just machines, they're enablers of growth and success for our customers. The Revoria GC 12500 and Revoria PC 1120, with their revolutionary features and capabilities, empower printing professionals to expand their horizons, streamline workflows, and deliver exceptional results. 

He added, “Innovation is the lifeblood of the printing industry, and at Fujifilm, we're fully committed to driving this forward. We believe that innovation isn't just about introducing new products; it's about anticipating customer needs, solving complex challenges, and unlocking new opportunities. By fostering a culture of innovation and investing in research and development, we're laying the foundation for a future where printing technologies are more efficient, sustainable, and impactful than ever before. Our showcased products are just the beginning – we're excited to continue pushing boundaries and shaping the future of the printing industry for years to come.”