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BigPrinter BigJet UV 2031i

A solidly built flatbed with attractive pricing from Russia.

What does the software do?
The BigJet is a wide-format flatbed printer, with a large 3.1x2.02m bed that takes substrates up to 105mm in height and 50kg in weight. The bed itself is divided into four vacuum zones. It’s been designed and built by a Russian company, BigPrinter, which started off as a reseller for well-known wide-format brands into the Russian market, before building its own range of CNC cutters followed by a range of printers.

When was it launched and what market is it aimed at?
The BigJet printer itself has been sold in the Russian market for around two years but is only just becoming available in the British Isles, having been taken on by a local reseller

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

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!

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