Fespa 2019 round-up: Top launches

Fespa Global Print Expo’s status as the leading international exhibition for speciality print and signage remains unchallenged, event, held at Messe München from 14 – 17 May 2019, welcomed 20,780 individual visitors from 137 countries over the course of four days

07 Jun 2019 | By Rahul Kumar

Here are few launches to be considered,

Adobe announced that its free Photoshop plugin for textile design had moved to public beta, with the software showcased for the first time at the expo in Munich.

Durst expanded its P5 portfolio of hybrid printers with the addition of two new systems, the 3.5m-wide, 120m2/hr P5 350 and 2.1m-wide, 90m2/hr P5 210.

HP launched the flagship machine in its new range of Stitch dye-sub printers, with Berlin-based Bannerhero revealed as one of the first customers of the Stich S1000 “superwide workhorse”.

Inkcups unveiled its X5 digital UV flatbed printer to the European market: The 1,200dpi X5.

Massivit launched the new Pro version of its 1800 large-format 3D printer, which features variable resolution and remote operation.

Mutoh debuted its 1.6m-wide ValueJet 1627MH hybrid inkjet printer in Europe for the first time.

Summa premiered what it billed as the “fastest cutting system in the world” at the show with the unveiling of the L3214, a 3.2m- wide flatbed laser cutting system that cuts at up to 1.5m/second.

SwissQprint launched its first roll-to-roll printer in Munich. Karibu is a 3.4m-wide UV inkjet system with dual-roll capability, a maximum speed of 212m2/hr and a patent pending vacuum system.