Fujifilm unveils innovations and strategic alliances at drupa

Keita Yamamuro of Fujifilm through the drupa press convention picture: IPP

At drupa 2024, Fujifilm captivated the trade with a collection of great product bulletins, strategic partnerships, and strong gross sales figures. This yr’s occasion marked a milestone as Fujifilm unveiled its total spectrum of cutting-edge printing applied sciences, making a showcase of innovation and trade management.

The exhibition featured the most recent developments in wide-format printing, analog and digital versatile packaging options, photograph imaging improvements, and processless printing plates, all underneath one roof for the very first time.

Fujifilm leveraged drupa 2024 to announce a number of new partnerships:

  • IST METZ: Introducing SMARTcure, an ingenious digital curing assistant for Fujifilm’s LuXtreme LED UV curing system, powered by synthetic intelligence.
  • XMPie: Delivering state-of-the-art variable knowledge options to Europe’s print market.
  • IGEPA Belux: Increasing the attain of the Acuity Prime to print service suppliers in Belgium and Luxembourg.
  • ColorBase: Profiling premium print media on wide-format gear.
Fujifilm Fujifilm’s stand at drupa 2024 picture: Fujifilm/AD Communications

The occasion additionally noticed the announcement of the primary international sale of the HS Sequence, a high-production, high-quality single-pass inkjet resolution for signal and show, developed in collaboration with Barberan. Notable gross sales included a number of transactions for the Jet Press 750S and a major uptake of the Revoria vary presses, underscoring Fujifilm’s formidable market presence and the excessive demand for its modern options.

On 28 Could, the opening day of drupa, senior officers from Fujifilm held a press convention to offer an in-depth overview of Fujifilm’s options. Sachiko Suzuki, common supervisor at Fujifilm, elaborated on the developments within the Revoria press lineup, saying two new compact fashions able to operating 5 colours – the Revoria Press EC2100 and Revoria Press SC285.

The EC2100 boasts a velocity of 100 ppm, whereas the SC285 operates at 85 ppm. “The EC2100 and SC285 are versatile machines able to processing envelopes, banner sheets, heavy-weight movies, and rather more. With the LED print head, they ship very good picture high quality. Moreover, we provide specialty colours with a fifth engine to create vibrant print functions,” Suzuki remarked.

Keita Yamamuro, senior group supervisor for Digital Printing at Fujifilm, mentioned the brand new inkjet system and inkjet ink applied sciences. He highlighted the JetPress 750 for the folding carton section, mentioning enhancements reminiscent of a varnish resolution, food-safe ink, and thicker paper compatibility. “We consider this might revolutionize folding carton printing,” Yamamuro mentioned.

Yamamuro launched the JetPress 1160CF, a roll-to-roll printer for the business section, saying its business availability. “We’ve got efficiently put in one unit in Japan, and the suggestions has been overwhelmingly constructive,” he mentioned.

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