SAi SideKick tool available for sign and large format printers

SAi, a provider of software solutions for professional signmaking, wide-format digital printing and CAD/CAM machining industries, announced the availability of SideKick – an easy-to-use job organization tool that helps sign and large format print businesses to effortlessly manage their end-to-end production operations, from quote creation to invoicing.

Simple to use, SideKick comes pre-loaded with a database of predefined products and finishing options, including average industry costs, to rapidly and accurately configure pricing, while factoring in materials, labor, commissions, discounts and taxes. Users can also tailor pricing for their own business. Via an intuitive quoting system, sign shops and large format print providers can

Canon partners with OneVision for wide-format workflow

Canon Production Printing partnered with pre-press software specialist OneVision to offer its large-format graphics customers in Europe improved operational efficiencies through end-to-end workflow automation.

The manufacturer said that using OneVision’s Wide Format Automation Suite, companies operating Canon’s Colorado roll-to-roll and Arizona flatbed printer series will now be able to increase their productivity and reduce their waste to support growing production volumes.

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Durst restructures its textile printing segment

Durst, manufacturer of advanced digital printing and production technologies, restructured its segment for industrial textile printing.

The new segment manager, Dr. Stefan Kappaun, is responsible for the strategic direction in home textiles, clothing and accessories. Kappaun will also be the connecting link to the Large Format Segment, which takes over soft signage and fabrics in the portfolio. He is an expert in materials science and the development and marketing of ink systems for digital

Roland DG a part of Printwear & Promotion LIVE! 2020

Roland DG is known for their wide-format print-and-cut solutions, but in recent years, the Japanese manufacturer has invested their R&D efforts in the growing field of product personalisation. These technologies include UV printing, direct-to-garment printing and, as of Autumn 2019, laser cutting.

Ronee Gillett, personalisation specialist for Roland DG UK, said: “This is a very exciting time for us at Roland as the personalisation market gets bigger, we are building machines that can slot

Roland DGA launches Texart inkjet for flexible production

Roland DGA Corporation, a provider of wide-format inkjet printers and printer/cutters, introduced the new Texart RT-640M – an intelligent multi-function dye-sublimation printer that gives users the freedom to print directly onto coated polyester fabrics, or to sublimation transfer paper, using the same specially-formulated Texart SBL3 sublimation inks.

The printer simplifies dye-sublimation production for soft-signage with direct-to-textile print option, while maintaining the versatility of