Clarion Sign buys it first Agfa printer: Anapurna H1650i

Dubai based Clarion Sign recently acquired Agfa’s hybrid UV LED printer Anapurna H1650i. 

Launched in February 2018 during C! Print in France, Anapurna H1650i allows users to print on rigid and flexible substrates. The tables are a detachable option which you can make use of as and when required for the prints. It consists of CMYK and white. The air cooled LEDs enable you to print on heat sensitive media, while the UV LED’s glowing time is up to 10,000 hours. The printer is bundled with Agfa’s own RIP software Asanti. Som John, general manager, Agfa said: “We are proud of our patented ink technology that lowers consumption per square metre. This is an added bonus which ensures high and quick ROI.”

Commenting on their first but from Agfa

Siegwerk adds 'revolutionary' anti-bac coating to range

Ink manufacturer Siegwerk has signed an exclusive deal to supply a “revolutionary” water-based, light-activated anti-microbial flood coating that is fully recyclable and remains active for up to three years.

The German headquartered group recently signed the deal to exclusively supply Varcotec’s Lock 3 coating across EMEA.

The product is available in Germany and the UK with immediate effect, other countries will come on stream in the coming months.

According to the two firms, water-based

Easy Cut Studio adds multi-language support

A provider of sign-making software solutions, Easy Cut Studio, recently announced the availability of the Easy Cut Studio 5 family in multiple languages, including English, German, French, Italian, Portuguese, Dutch, Spanish and simplified Chinese. This new release is a ground-up rebuild of the software, and is available for both Windows and Mac systems, including Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP and macOS 10.15 Catalina, macOS 10.14 Mojave, 10.13 High Sierra, 10.12 Sierra, 10.11, 10.10, 10.9

Agfa plans virtual event

Agfa is the latest manufacturer to announce plans for a ‘virtual Drupa’ during the show’s original timeframe.

The manufacturer will run a six-day virtual event called Studio 4D48 from 18-26 June, targeting offset printing companies.

“4D48 would have been our booth number at Drupa,” explained Guy Desmet, head of marketing at Agfa’s Offset Solutions division.

“Drupa and other trade shows may have been postponed or even cancelled due to the Covid-19 outbreak, but our commitment to the printing