Dornans Installs a Mimaki JFX200-2513 EX UV LED Flatbed Printer from CMYUK

Steven Shalmani, Shopper Companies Director (L) with Ian Bryan, Managing Director, Dornans

CMYUK, Shrewsbury: Dornans has put in a Mimaki JFX200-2513 EX UV LED flatbed printer from CMYUK. This buy marks the start of a brand new period for this one-stop-shop enterprise that has its roots in a printing firm that was based in 1848 – earlier than the arrival of the lightbulb, phone, and vehicle!

Whereas the brand new enterprise stays in Oldham, the birthplace of the unique firm, it has moved to new premises, and invested in leading edge manufacturing tools for larger effectivity, high quality, and pace to make sure its total competitiveness.

Dornans presents quite a few providers together with small format digital printing, litho printing, unsolicited mail, and CNC routing, whereas its digital wide-format division providers the retail, schooling, and exhibitions market sectors.

Within the firm’s earlier set-up, a Jetrix flatbed was the mainstay for wide-format printing. Nonetheless, with the evolution of the enterprise, the senior crew selected to improve to the Mimaki JFX200-2513 EX. This choice was pushed by the printer’s spectacular qualities: quick and simultaneous white ink printing, glorious print high quality, spectacular speeds, and cost-effectiveness.

“The Mimaki JFX200-2513 EX represents a strong leap ahead that aligns with our dedication to supply high tier printing options. We additionally wanted a printer that would deal with white ink nicely, as we produce white on window vinyl at quantity for our nationwide retail prospects,” says Steven Shalmani, Dornans’ Shopper Companies Director.

Along with the operational efficiency of the Mimaki, its bodily measurement was additionally a consideration. “The comparatively compact footprint of the Mimaki was a giant bonus and influential in our decision-making. Somewhat than being in a room by itself, it sits properly alongside our new digital reducing desk. This bodily closeness between printing and ending has helped to make all features of our workflow nearly seamless,” says Steven.

Mimaki – cost-effective high-quality
The Mimaki JFX200-2513 EX is an 8 x 4ft UV flatbed printer. A successor to the JFX200-2513, it is a excessive productiveness printer that incorporates a new print head configuration that doubles output speeds when printing with white in all print modes. Versatile too, it prints onto an in depth vary of supplies together with acrylics, glass, steel, polyester, wooden, stone, and extra, permitting homeowners to supply the widest vary of purposes to its buyer base.

The Mimaki utilises Variable Dot Know-how that permits it to print with 3 totally different dot sizes – small, medium, and huge – to create prime quality photographs. Smaller drops are used to supply smoother gradations, whereas bigger ones generate uniform stable colors. With these tri-sized drops, excessive decision graphics may be produced easily, with out a grainy look, at excessive pace and in low decision mode.

The printer stands out within the manufacturing of excessive value-added prints courtesy of his superior 2.5 D Texture Marker. This characteristic permits for the creation of clean semi stereoscopic 2.5 D prints, good for inside design supplies that mimic actual textures like brick and wooden grain in addition to producing art work that simulates the thick oil of work, and embossed signage letters. The tactile high quality of the prints not solely provides a visible depth but additionally invitations interplay via contact. For manufacturing homeowners, this implies the power to supply distinctive high-quality merchandise that stand out available in the market enhancing static enchantment and boosting buyer engagement.

CMYUK appraoch
That is the primary time that Dornans has bought manufacturing tools from CMYUK. The expertise was extraordinarily optimistic, with each pre-and post-sales going via with out a hitch. The on-site coaching was additionally nicely obtained, reflecting the popular studying type for the machine operators.

“Though we now have in depth expertise with varied machines, the Mimaki was a brand new addition to our portfolio. The coaching supplied by CMYUK was tailor-made to our particular studying type, enabling us to quickly perceive and adapt to the Mimaki’s capabilities in relation to our on a regular basis printing wants. The benefit of use of the Mimaki was obvious early on. Moreover, the continuing help and accessibility of the CMYUK crew for any queries underscores the printer’s performance and our confidence in its integration into our working practices,” says Steven.

Ahead momentum
Dornans distinguishes itself with a deeply rooted heritage that has developed into a contemporary streamlined enterprise that’s future-facing. Its funding in Mimaki flatbed know-how and superior ending capabilities are a cornerstone for anticipated development, establishing a brand new period of innovation and effectivity.

Says Steven, ”We’ve a small crew that actually pulls collectively, which is in an excellent place. We will just about do every little thing in-house as we’ve at all times executed, however simply higher. With this strategic funding in Mimaki know-how, we’re not simply prepared for the longer term however are actively shaping it, guaranteeing unparalleled service and high quality for our prospects.”

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