Sign & Digital UK opens today and LFR is reporting live from the show. According to the organisers, there are more graphic display and imaging products being launched at this years show than ever before. There are UK showcases, European firsts and even World Wide launches happening from big brand names such as EFI, Mimaki, Durst, i-Sub and many, many more.
Durst will be showing its latest machine, Omega 1, an entry-level machine, aimed at sign makers, graphic display companies, screen printers, photolabs and studios. EFI are launching their brand new digital textile printer, the EFI VUTEk 3250r and Mimaki have no less than FIVE new products on display, whilst i-Sub will be launching a brand new company no less, called i-Sub Digital Solutions - which will be focussing on efficient new software and electronic retail solutions. i-Sub will be showcasing its comprehensive range of hardware, consumables and ancillary equipment for dye-sublimation markets and i-Sub Digital will be introducing the Agfa Essence UV PET materials, a fantastic range of alternative non-PVC materials for outdoor useage that is has newly begun to distribute. It will also be showcasing a number of popular wide-format printers from the likes of Agfa, Mimaki and HP as well as finishing equipment and the latest media offerings.
Display graphics companies will also feature widely and a number are launching new products, pop up systems and framework display systems to tempt you further. Tecna UK will be demonstrating their T3FabFrame, a tensioned framing system for textile graphics and a huge number of accessories including shelving, lighting, plinths and hanging accessories. Premier Frameworks will be unveiling a number of new products at the show to compliment the existing range of pop up and roller banner units and Grandstands Display are offering large show discounts to all visitors to their stand.
There are many competitions to enter and prizes include a VIP trip to Old Trafford with Hybrid, one of three iPADs from www.hpdesignjet.net when you enter their "oldest printer in town" competition, Spandex are giving away an Epson printer with every Epson GS6000 purchased and a chance to win a Mutoh ValueJet when you pre-register on their website.