Author - Josh Hartas

February 2021

Summa S One Series: the One to Change the Game

In the sign & digital industry and beyond Summa is known to be the forerunner when it comes to roll cutting technology. In this regard, our renowned SummaCut and S Class 2 Series have brought many striking cutting solutions to sign makers worldwide. But standing still is not an option. On the contrary, it is Summa’s unbridled pursuit to continuously improve its product lines to uphold its legendary performance, the company stands for. This belief led to the development of...

We believe in growth

For many years, STO Print Production of Poland has cherished a vision – and in the midst of the crisis, that vision is turning into a reality: the company has invested in a swissQprint flatbed printer to drive its growth ahead. Jan Köster has been toying with the idea of a swissQprint flatbed printer for ten years. He is the CEO and owner of STO Print Production in Poland. This vision has now become a reality: just recently, the company...

January 2021

User Report: Digital printing conquers the leather fashion industry

A swissQprint digital printer has helped a small leathercraft business to develop into a medium-sized enterprise that manufactures high-quality semifinished products for footwear and fashion accessories. By installing the Nyala LED large format printer in September 2018, Ricci Enrico S.r.l. laid the foundation stone for industrial manufacturing of high-quality products. Gianluca and Elisa Ricci had already spent a whole year on market research as they evaluated a varied range of solutions. They eventually got to know swissQprint – and were...

October 2020

swissQprint flatbeds with vacuum innovation

The Tip Switch Vacuum (patent pending) by swissQprint operates selectively and powerfully to boost everyday efficiency. All swissQprint large format flatbed printers now come with this new system. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5a3nPpQFOjg swissQprint flatbed printers now come equipped with a new vacuum table that is subdivided into as many as 256 segments. The user can switch segments on or off quickly, easily and steplessly at the touch of a finger thanks to the swissQprint Tip Switch Vacuum (patent pending). This eliminates tedious and time-consuming...

User Report: Vinehall Displays keeps operating during lockdown

Dublin-based Vinehall Displays was the first company in Ireland to take delivery of a swissQprint Nyala 3 flatbed printer in late 2019. What the business could not have predicted at the beginning of 2020 was how significant its investment would become when, without warning, the Coronavirus would sweep across the world and drive individuals into their homes as social distancing measures were implemented across the world. Very few manufacturers have proven immune to effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. For some,...

Free COVID-19 Graphic Resources

To make it easy for you to jump in and start printing COVID-19 signage we have compiled a list of resources all available to download and print immediately.COVIDsafe resourcesA collection of pre-made and customisable resources available for cafes, restaurants and more.Includes print-ready floor graphics Health.gov.auA range of posters and infographics produced by the Department of Health SafeWork AustraliaOffering a range of print ready stickers, posters and more. Looking for an easy to apply media to quickly send out and allow your customers...

Varnish effects now also with Karibu

Brilliant opportunities for roll to roll printing The roll to roll printer Karibu comes with unique features and is highly versatile. It can now also enhance roll media by means of effect varnish. Be it applied partially, as an overall cover or even in multilayers for tactile effects. Extraordinary opportunities are unfolding. Yes, this wallpaper pattern looks nice. How about giving it that certain something by adding a varnish pattern? The poster for the new craft beer has come out really...

Orange: The new spot colour

Expand the colour gamut and reproduce corporate colours even more accurately. The new swissQprint orange is now available for our LED flatbed printers and the roll to roll printer Karibu. This orange is probably the most vibrant one you have ever seen in UV printing. You may either combine it with the process colours  – the colour gamut in orange in red will expand significantly. Or you print it as spot colour with amazing results. See for yourself: The new orange complements...

Fine art and printing studio cuts medical protective equipment with Summa’s F1612 flatbed cutter

It seems like yesterday when Fine Art Printing studio, POV in Los Angeles was busier than ever, printing for artists and photographers. Fast forward, and the company is now manufacturing medical protective equipment (PPE) to assist in the well known and widely reported shortages due to the Coronavirus.  Soon after the virus breakout, the company realised they had stock on vital material and equipment in their studio to rapidly cut large volumes of fabric, clear vinyl and more. The company teamed up with local vendors and sewing contractors, as well as colleagues and friends. That is how they were able to...

April 2020

Webinar Replay | Quarantine your Signage business from Covid-19

Firstly, thank you to everyone who registered and connected to our Webinar this morning. Also, a huge thank you to Malisa Clarence from MBooks and Anil Puri from Chan & Naylor Business Coaching for their input and expertise. We are confident that everyone found the presentation informative. As promised during the webinar, below you will find all of the resources referenced in the webinar, including the actual presentations and the full video recording of the webinar. This is publicly available...