See a full spectrum of specialty imaging technology and equipment during the 2013 SGIA Expo (Specialty Printing and Imaging Technology) in Orlando, FL, Oct. 23-25 at the Orange County Convention Center – South Building. Each year, thousands of attendees from around the world meet with hundreds of exhibitors and industry experts showcasing the most innovative technology, applications and specialty imaging solutions. This three-day event features 40 educational sessions, expert advice zones, a Printed Electronics Symposium and several networking events. For more information, visit www.sgia.org or call 888.385.3588.
The following SGIA exhibitors may be of interest to Plastics Decorating subscribers:
A.W.T. World Trade, Inc.
Providing screen printing equipment, parts, supplies, remanufacturing services and technical sales and support staff to assist through the ordering, installation and set-up process.
All American Manufacturing & Supply
Showcasing the Neoflex digital convertible printer, the first print system that enables printing on textiles such as t-shirts, pillow cases and more; non-porous items such as plastics, metals and glass; and edible promotional items such as cookies or candies.
CPS Resources – Innovative Digital Systems
Introducing the SP2-100, a high-speed, UV digital inkjet for printing flat and multi-dimensional parts in a single pass. It has continuous printing speeds of up to 79′ per minute.
Diversified Printing Techniques
Offering a variety of equipment, including the K-CTP and CTP-35 laser etchers, as well as pad printers such as the Promotor-4, HVA-90, KIPP 150 with tape clean and PP-21 with oval ink cup.
Dubuit of America
Featuring the D-PAD, a satin-gloss finish pad printing ink for industrial and graphic applications. It adheres to a wide variety of plastics, wood, paper, cardboard and metallic substrates. Also showcasing the CO series multi-purpose conventional ink.
Showcasing the FLARE S-Series Automatic Screen Printer, a 1- to 5-color screen printer with enhanced vacuum capabilities, the newest microwave UV or LED standard. Also displaying quick-change, semi automatic fixtures.
GPE Ardenghi Srl
GPE Ardenghi Srl, together with Diamond Photofoil, will be exhibiting the GPE24-TT, a fully automated full-color, high-resolution digital transfer machine for cylindrical items such as pens, cosmetic bottles and tubes. The machine is equipped with automated feed, orientation and accurate registration by laser sensor.
Demonstrating the Xjet, an industrial-grade UV LED inkjet printer for high-quality, high-speed printing; the R160 and R280 one- and two-color compact screen printers; B100, B150 and ICN2200PS, ideal for one- and two-color printing on tagless garments, promotional products, sporting goods and electronics; and supplies and inks for pad, screen and inkjet printing.
Kammann USA, Inc.
Providing equipment for direct printing on 3D containers, roll-to-roll printing, optical disc decorating, functional printing and medical device manufacturing. While its product range focuses primarily on high-speed screen printing, it also offers other print processes.
Marabu North America
Featuring UV-curable screen printing ink UVGL for glass substrates and UVGL Primer for Hot stamping using Peyer Foils. Also highlighting TPX pad printing ink for the tagless garment market.
Showcasing the new JV34-260, a super high-speed (323 sq. ft./hr.), high resolution, bi-directional grand format printer. It prints widths up to 102″ and can be configured for water-based solvent or sublimation inks.
Offering high-quality, reliable screen and digital printing inks, including a wide range of solvent, aqueous and UV digital inks. Stop by the booth to find out how to get a free cartridge of wide-format ink.
Showcasing a full line of digital inks, including MIR-S4202 – a highly reflective silver (mirror) ink for multiple substrates – and PPC7 container inks, which work particularly well on colored PET. Additional products include emulsions, chemicals, mesh, squeegee and other ancillary products.
Pad Print Machinery of Vermont
Demonstrating a variety of printing machines including two industrial UV-LED inkjet printers and one-, two- and three-color pad printers, complete with parts handling systems.
Pentex Print Master Industries Inc.
Showcasing the Pentex PTX-2X2, a fully automatic twin pen screen printing machine that is ideal for printing small cosmetic and pharmaceutical containers. It prints 7,200 pieces per hour and features a “no pen, no print” sensor.
Plastics Decorating Magazine
Featuring the latest information and newest technologies in plastics decoration and assembly, including hot stamping, pad printing, screen and offset printing, heat transfer, in-mold decorating and more. Plastics Decorating also covers plastics assembly processes. Free subscriptions are available.
Featuring the Norilux® DC, a formable, abrasion-resistant Dual-Cure screen printing lacquer, which is available in matte and high-gloss versions. Also offering Mirror Ink Gold, an improved screen printing ink for printing golden mirror effects.
Demonstrating the 64″ SOLJET XF-640, with dual-mirrored print heads, in addition to wide-gamut Eco-Sol MAX 2 inks. Also showing the 64″ Pro 4 XR-640 inkjet printer/cutter, the 64″ VersaArt RE-640 printer, VersaCAMM VS wide-format metallic printer/cutters, the VersaStudio BN-20 desktop metallic printer/cutter and VersaUV LED inkjet printers and printer/cutters.
Displaying a variety of products, including Saatilene Hitech Mesh, Saatilene Hibond Mesh, stainless steel wire cloth, Saatichem films, Saatiprint films, Saatichem emulsions, Duralife squeegees, Saatiprint equipment and screen printing inks.