Tag - swissQprint

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,...

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...

March 2020

Nyala: best-seller in Western Europe for the 5th time

Infosource says that the swissQprint Nyala was once again the best-selling large format printer in its class in Western Europe in 2019 – for the fifth year running. In second place: the swissQprint Impala. For the fifth time, swissQprint Nyala tops the statistics compiled by Geneva-based market research company Infosource. According to them, the 3.2×2 metre flatbed printer is the most popular in the class "UV flatbed/hybrid printers >60" (152.4 cm) wide in the EUR 130,000-500,000 price segment" compared to...

February 2020

User Report: Pronate in constant change

The introduction of a swissQprint large format printer has taken this digital printing company a big step forward. It has expanded the product portfolio and significantly increased both productivity and efficiency. And it is now targeting new markets. “The combination of quality, productivity and user-friendliness is unique with swissQprint”, says Takashi Masuda, the production manager. Nyala has quadrupled the output in digital printing. The relative ink consumption has been reduced, and so have operating costs in general compared to the...

First swissQprint Karibu in North America Assured growth for Super Sign Mart

The swissQprint flatbed printer commissioned in August 2019 marked a turning point for Super Sign Mart of Louisiana. That machine was joined in December 2019 by Karibu, the swissQprint roll to roll printer – and the first such machine in North America. These investments mean assured growth for the family business. "We have long been on the lookout for a reliable, user-friendly and economical solution," says Super Sign Mart CEO Todd Davis. "And since August 2019, we have one." Over...

December 2019

Two Karibus for Pixcolor

French print service provider Pixcolor has purchased two swissQprint roll to roll printers in rapid succession and said farewell to sublimation printing. The main reasons: efficiency, variety of materials and profitability. Pixcolor located in Nancy, France, commissioned its second swissQprint roll to roll printer in late November 2019. The first had already started work just a few weeks before in early October. "Karibu's potential quickly became apparent," explains Frédéric Toupenay, managing director of Pixcolor. He adds: "We've always printed a...