Product Reviews

Fujifilm Jet Press 750S

A viable digital rival to B2 litho offset presses.

What does it do?
This is claimed to be the fastest B2 format sheetfed digital press in the market. It’s a single-pass inkjet, printing wide-gamut CMYK onto standard offset papers and carton board. It succeeds the Jet Press 720S introduced in 2014, with 33% faster speed, more uptime, greater stock range and a new food-safe ink option. It also has a new black colour scheme.

When was it announced and what’s the target market?
First announcement was at IGAS in Japan last September, followed by Europe in November. According to Mark Stephenson, product manager for Fujifilm Graphic Products Europe, Jet Press 750S is aimed at the same short-run, high-value markets as the 720S, but its higher speeds

Star product CorelDraw Graphics Suite 2019

What does the software do?
This is the 30th anniversary of Corel’s first release of CorelDraw and it is still finding new things to add. The big news this time is the introduction of an entirely new Mac version, after many years when only Windows was supported.
There are brand new features too, with almost full commonality between the Mac and Windows versions for tools, colour management, file formats and fonts.

When was it launched and what market is it aimed at?
Announcement date was 12 March

Touchline CF375

An integrated creasing and folding system which units the two operations in one process.

What does it do?
The Touchline generation offers more flexibility and automation than any other product in its class. The Touchline CF375 from Multigraf is an integrated creasing and folding system which units the two operations in one process. CF375 is upgradable to lengthwise perforation. Finally, it can do integrated creasing and folding all in one!

Max size: 375 x 1050 mm
Min size: 105 x 148

MGI JETvarnish 3Ds+IFoilS

The machine that allows you to bring more value and creativity to your customers.

What does it do?
The MGI JETvarnish 3Ds +IFoilS is a dedicated spot UV coating & foiling machine, based on LED UV exclusively designed & manufactured for the short-run digital & offset print market. It takes sheet sizes from A4 to maximum of 364 mm x 1020 mm & supports 135 to 450 gsm stock thickness.  The machine is offered with an optional inline foiling system called IFoilS.  It applies foiling on