SGIA EXPO Showcases Innovation in Las Vegas
See a full spectrum of specialty imaging technology and equipment during the 2014 SGIA Expo (Specialty Printing and Imaging Technology) in Las Vegas, NV, on Oct. 22-24 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. 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 more than 40 educational sessions, expert advice zones 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.
Diversified Printing Techniques
Offering pad printing solutions including ink cup liners, laser plates and laser plate engravers, precision pad printing equipment, custom pad printing equipment and granite pad printing equipment.
Dubuit of America
Presenting the 9150 inkjet printer for 3D objects. With its incomparable speed and high-definition printing, click and print – it’s that easy with the 9150.
Engineered Printing Solutions (formerly Pad Print Machinery of Vermont)
Demonstrating a variety of printing machines including four industrial UV-LED Inkjet printers, as well as one-, two- and three-color pad printers, complete with parts handling systems.
FLARE Bottle Tooling, Inc.
Demonstrating the newest addition to its line of automatic screen printers – the MS-Series. It features a mechanically driven system with improved product handling, conveyor loading/unloading, flame treatment, printing and curing. Cure options include Standard Shutter UV, Fusion 450-T UV or Phoseon LED.
GPE Ardenghi A srl
Showcasing the automatic screen printing machine MONO for printing up to 6,000 pieces per hour of pens and pencils, as well as many other new printing machines.
Debuting an all new line of laser plate makers designed to fit the needs of businesses large or small. Also featuring its line of industrial inkjet printers, screen printers and pad printers, including a rotary inkjet printer.
Innovative Digital Systems
Introducing and demonstrating its latest high-speed digital printer, which was designed specifically for decorating cylindrical containers.
ITW Security and Brand Identity
Featuring the Inspiration Single Pass, a digital inkjet system that provides the ability to print high-quality images on demand with virtually limitless numbers of colors. The ColorBond UV inks allow for excellent adhesion on a wide variety of substrates including glass, metals, plastics, etc.
Marabu North America
Displaying a variety of developments in screen and pad printing inks and digital inks and coatings, including UV-curable UVGL ink and Peyer foil for screen printing applications on glass; Marashield UV-curable protective coatings on the Buerkle UV-roller coater and StarLam Roll-to-Roll Liquid Laminator.
Showcasing the Mimaki UJV-6042, which can print on plastics, metal, wood, leather and glass up to 24×16.5″ and 5.9″ high at 1800x1800dpi. Its imprinting function supports variable data print runs. White and clear inks are available.
Promoting an extensive range of UV-, solvent- and water-based screen, digital and flexographic printing inks. Special focus will be given to UV/LED screen and digital inks and the company’s free digital ink cartridge program.
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 the latest in 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.