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.
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.