SGIA to Showcase Decorating Suppliers

Photo courtesy of SGIA

The 2016 SGIA Expo takes place Sept. 14-16 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The 2016 SGIA Expo provides the opportunity to interact with leading imaging professionals, featuring a wide array of industry technology, markets and opportunities Sept. 14-16 at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. Hosted by the Specialty Graphic and Imaging Association (SGIA), this event allows attendees to explore a multitude of exhibitor booths and meet colleagues, competitors, customers and potential clients.

Over the course of the three-day event, the Expo will offer networking opportunities at the community receptions and educational presentations. Session tracks include Graphics and Sign, Business Management, and Color Management and Workflow. Exhibitors get in on the action at the Product of the Year competition, where winners gain international recognition.

The following SGIA exhibitors may be of interest to Plastics Decorating subscribers:

A.W.T. World Trade Inc.
Booth #2673
Developing comprehensive systems that work to avoid printing errors, reduce production downtime and keep operations profitable. Utilizing a single manufacturing source greatly reduces potential equipment incompatibility issues. Product line includes manual and automatic graphic presses; gas, electric and UV dryers; racks and drying cabinets; screen cleaning and exposing units.

Diversified Printing Techniques, Inc.
Booth #3175
Featuring pad printing solutions, including samples of systems, multicolor and single-color equipment. The Turbo series of equipment will be the focus of the display, with patented granite structure and G-cups. The Turbo also will feature dead-on registration systems for quick and accurate changeovers.

Engineered Printing Solutions
Booth #1931
Showcasing the fJETXL – an industrial inkjet printer perfect for short runs and on demand printing, and the BottleJET – a drop-on-demand, high-resolution inkjet printer designed for cylindrical bottles.

GPE Ardenghi
Booth #3883
Manufacturing screen printing machines for printing one or more colors of cylindrical objects, such as pens, pencils, small tubes, syringes, etc. GPE also can manufacture screen printing machines for printing on bottles, containers in general and various components. Products focus on advertising, cosmetics, packaging, pharmaceutical and other various markets.

Inkcups Now Corporation
Booth #2721
Offering groundbreaking live demos of the Helix® cylindrical inkjet printer, Xtrans digital transfer printer for apparel, Xjet industrial inkjet printer, the Tagless solution: B100 pad printer and the Cobalt 3000 laser plate etching system.

KBA-Kammann USA
Booth #3472
Providing innovative, precision-based decorating equipment for direct printing on 3D containers. With its innovative digital inkjet direct-to-shape printing capabilities complementing its traditional screen-printing product line, KBA-Kammann continues to demonstrate technological leadership. The processes also can be combined to take advantage of the best features of each.

Marabu GmbH & Co. KG
Booth #1849
Showcasing innovative inks for both screen and pad printing. UltraGlass UVGL screen ink for glass features fast cure, excellent resistance and no post-baking. UltraPack UVC offers container or flatbed label printing. For pad printing, Marabu has solutions for a wide range of substrates and applications.

Mimaki USA
Booth #1961
Featuring the Mimaki UJF-7151 plus multipurpose UV LED flatbed printer to produce short-run or custom, one-off jobs in minutes. Offers exceptional print quality with white, clear and jettable primer inks. Prints on a variety of plastic materials up to 28×20″ and 6″ thick. Kebab option is available to print on cylindrical objects, such as bottles.

OWOSSO Graphic Arts
Booth #3939
Offering Metalphoto® and makeready supplies. Since 1949, OWOSSO Graphic Arts, Inc. has set the industry standard for both craftsmanship and service. Producing dies for letterpress printing, embossing, debossing and foil stamping, in addition to thermal kisscutting, membrane switch overlay embossing, heat sealing dies and many other applications.

Plastics Decorating
Booth #3295
Plastics Decorating includes the latest stories and news on decorating plastics, including hot stamping, pad printing, screen and offset printing, heat transfer, in-mold decorating and plastics assembly processes. Stop by the Plastics Decorating booth to pick up the latest edition of the magazine and sign up for a FREE subscription.

Proell, Inc.
Booth #235
Featuring special-effect Mirror Ink, a screen printing ink for printing mirror effects. Proell, Inc., a US subsidiary of Pröll KG, Germany, serves as both a central warehouse and service center for consistent and highest quality IMD, screen and pad printing inks.

Roland DGA
Booth #2661
Offering wide-format inkjet printers for the sign, apparel, textile, packaging and vehicle graphics markets; engravers for awards, personalization and ADA signage; photo impact printers for direct part marking; and 3D printers and CNC milling machines for rapid prototyping, part manufacturing and the medical and dental CAD/CAM industries.

Rollem International
Booth #2915
Demonstrating the new Insignia Die Cutter. This sheetfed flexo magnetic rotary diecutter is ideal for diecutting or kisscutting of labels, tags and shaped products. Features include ease of operation, run speeds up to 5,000sph and quick changeover. The Champion SS model delivers 100 percent accurate slitting and back slitting of pressure-sensitive materials.

Booth #3651
Conducting live demonstrations of an MS-80A cylinder screen press with Natgraph dryer. The MS-80A and MS-102AII are used for such applications as heat-applied transfers, pressure-sensitive applications, printed circuits, electronics and more. Natgraph’s electronic UV system delivers higher levels of curing power at reduced running costs, resulting in an improved yield for the UV-curing process.

Systematic Automation Inc.
Booth #2883
Displaying advanced machines for screen printing, UV and thermally curing flat or cylindrical plastic parts, such as syringes, tubes, bottles, consoles, vinyl sheet and coroplast. Each machine incorporates automation to optimize process efficiency and is a collaboration of 40 years of experience in the plastic industry.

Booth #3301
Featuring YUPO Octopus® and YUPOJelly® Synthetic Substrates that feature micro-suction technology, allowing the cling to be applied to any flat, smooth surface. It works on glass, PVC, aluminum and more. YUPOilluminate is specially formatted for UV inkjet wide-format printing processes. Each is perfect for window displays, POP and retail signage.