23 Aug 2019

QPS rescues Jaymar Packaging's 'expensive piece of metal' with ink switchover

QPS 260LED 1litre

Jaymar Packaging says a switch to alternative inks from Quality Print Services (QPS) has brought new life to its flatbed printer, which had sat as 'a very expensive piece of metal' after clogging problems.

Longier, Roland and Nazdar stars of QPS's stand at Sign and Digital UK


Quality Print Services (QPS) has reported a very successful three days at the NEC for Sign and Digital UK 2017.

InkTec's SubliNova inks achieve Eco Passport by Oeko-Tex Association

InkTec SubliNova

InkTec, a world-class leading company in inkjet applications & printers, have successfully achieved an ECO-passport certification from the Oeko-Tex Association for its SubliNova HI-LITE dye sublimation inks.

Kiian Digital to introduce Digistar Bravo ink at FESPA 2017

Kiian Digistar Bravo LFR

Kiian Digital will introduce Digistar Bravo - the disperse digital ink for direct printing on machines fitted with Kyocera printheads - at FESPA 2017 (Hamburg 8-12 May 2017 – Booth: D65– Hall: B6).

Digistar Bravo has been developed with Industrial textile printing requirements in mind: high runability and best-in-class printing performance. The range consists of 11 vivid colours among which, the 2 blacks stand out for their deep intensity; high rubbing and light-fastness.

“We are very excited; Digistar Bravo has been subjected to the stricter testing enable superior performance in Industrial printing” points out Marco Girola, Kiian Digital Marketing Specialist. “Digistar Bravo is part of Kiian Digital’s branding strategy to meet the cutting-edge demands of commercial digital textile printing; bringing together the highest quality inks with global support.” adds Alessandra Borghi, Kiian Digital Sales Director.

Visitors will see the well-known range of sublimation digital inks for direct and transfer printing; confirming Kiian Digital as the leading specialist in cutting-edge solutions for polyester printing.  On display, will be:  
> the updated sublimation ink range for direct printing. This assures effectiveness, efficiency and colour brightness of prints.
> The sublimation range for transfer printing which enables fast-fashion requirements of mass-customization and just in time production.
> The recently updated pigment ink range, designed for direct printing, the alternative to the traditional inkjet printing thanks to the user-friendliness and high light-fastness.

Visitors will be informed of the ongoing updates to Kiian Digital’s certifications programme and the future next steps. “Sustainability touches everything we do: the raw materials we use, the way in which we produce our products and the final finished good we provide to our customers. We strive to develop products that make a positive difference to the environment and at the same time provide value for the customers” says Martin Swift, JK Group Marketing and Development Director.

J-Teck3 to showcase new range of pigment inks at FESPA

j tech3 stand lfr

J-Teck3 will launch a new series of Digital Textile Pigment inks for Epson and Kyocera Print heads at Fespa 2017.

“The event is the perfect occasion to present our newly developed J-TEX PIGMENT TEXTILE series” says Italo Mariani, Sales Director of J-Teck3 Brand. “We have been working on this project for a long time and we are now proud to launch two product lines, one for Epson and one for Kyocera printhead technology, which complete our range of quality products for the digital textile market.”

J-TEX are water based pigment inks designed to work in printers with piezo-electric printheads. They are available in two different versions:
-    J-TEX P-E fully compatible with EPSON printheads
-    J-TEX P-K fully compatible with KYOCERA printheads

Designed for direct printing on a variety of fabrics among which cotton, cotton/poly blends, synthetic fabrics and viscose; they can be used in many applications. The most common applications are fabrics for fashion and home furnishings (cloths, sofa covering, cushions, curtains).

J-TEX PIGMENTS are manufactured in 9 vibrant colours containing a specific binder which enables supreme printability, excellent wash and rub fastness. The use of a specific pre-treatment will increase the printing results allowing for more brilliant colours, higher definition and utmost adhesion to the fabric.

“We're very excited about our new J-TEX PIGMENTS; they are the result of J-Teck 3’s steady attention to the evolution of digital printing to meet the growing demands of the textile market” says Luca Guggiari, J-Teck 3 brand R&D manager.

All the other J-Teck3 solutions for sublimation and direct printing on polyester will be on display (Hall A1 – Stand B64).

Nazdar Ink Technologies to reveal latest ink innovations at FESPA 2017

Nazdar 730 inks

Nazdar Ink Technologies will exhibit brand new and established digital inkjet and screen-printing inks and examples of its special effects portfolio at the forthcoming FESPA 2017 show.