Hybrid to debut new Mimakis at Sign & Digital

Hybrid Providers will show three new Mimaki printers for the primary time at February’s Signal & Digital UK occasion in Birmingham.

Mimaki’s brand-new 1.6m-wide UV LED printer, the UCJV330-160, unveiled by the producer at its October World Innovation Days occasion, might be on show for the primary time, alongside the UJV100-160Plus roll-to-roll inkjet and TxF300-75 direct-to-film (DTF) printers.

Will probably be the primary commerce present look for all three engines, with the present – from 25 to 27 February on the NEC – performing because the official launch to the UKI marketplace for the TxF300-75.

Andrew Gregory, Hybrid’s gross sales director, informed Printweek: “As ever, Hybrid’s stand at Signal & Digital UK will current solely a slice of Mimaki’s various product vary.

“The brand new launches on the present show the corporate’s dedication to delivering ‘one thing new, one thing completely different,’ and supply solutions to among the most typical questions we’re requested, resembling: how do I cut back my operating prices, how do I cut back downtime in my DTF printing workflow, and the way can I provide extra inventive and worthwhile merchandise to my clients?”

The UCJV330 is a direct successor to Mimaki’s UCJV300, fitted with a brand new era of printheads and reaching speeds as much as 40% sooner at top quality, whereas including new particular printing results like watermarks.

The UJV100Plus and Tx300-75 are likewise upgraded variations of the UJV100 and TxF150-75 machines.

Whereas the UCJV330-160 might be on show, it is not going to be commercially obtainable till later in 2024, in accordance with Hybrid – so has not but obtained a pricetag.

The UJV100-160Plus, on sale upfront of its present debut, has a launch provide of a £1,500 trade-in, towards its record value of £16,995, taking the value all the way down to £15,495.

The TxF300-75 will price £16,995 with a two-year guarantee.

Gregory added: “Mimaki options resembling the 2 new UV printers provide important advantages to firms contemplating funding within the newest wide-format know-how.

“With their class-leading power effectivity, they provide low operating prices, incorporate onboard tech that reduces waste and ink use, and ship easy-to-use, but extremely inventive capabilities to our clients. 

“We’re excited to have the ability to provide merchandise that provide such tangible advantages on so many ranges.”

Hybrid is Mimaki’s sole UK distributor, supplying the wide-format printers each on to printers and thru a community of resellers.