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The inaugural Fespa Africa 2014 which took place at Gallagher Estate, JHB from 2-4 July was enormously successful and enjoyed by visitors and exhibitors alike. Exhibitors gained invaluable exposure to both veterans and newcomers to the print and signage industry and visitors experience the latest and greatest on offer by all the top suppliers. Graphix Supply World were overwhelmed by the interest in their products and on the first day alone sold the following machines:

–          Mimaki SWJ 320 

  • an affordable, high speed, grand format solvent printer
  • super wide format printing (up to 3.2m) at a more competitive price
  • high speed printing up to 83 m2/h (S4 model) and 51.9 m2/h (S2 model)
  • high quality printing with a max. resolution of 1080 x 1200 dpi
  • new affordable solvent inks
  • for applications such as: indoor and outdoor signage, exhibition and display graphics, floor and window graphics, retail PoS and more

–          2x Mimaki CJV30 

  • integrated inkjet printer/cutters with automatic switching capability
  • 4 different print widths (60 / 100 / 130 / 160 cm)
  • high quality printing up to 1440 dpi
  • maximum printing speed 17.5 m2/h
  • continuous crop mark detection for accurate contour cutting

–          3x Mimaki UJF30 42 HG

  • compact desktop size UV LED flatbed printer ideal for short runs and on-demand printing
  • outstanding print quality and reliability
  • direct printing on substrates up to 150 mm thick
  • from gifts and novelties to wooden and glass materials, almost unlimited possibilities when it comes to applications

–          Fujifilm Uvistar

  • grand format UV inkjet printer
  • ideal for the production of a variety of poster displays, point-of-purchase materials, billboards, vehicle graphics and backlit signage
  • throughput speeds of over 350 m2/hr (5 m model)
  • rigid media handling options and multi-roll capability

–          Mimaki JV33

  • high speed, wide format inkjet printers (1.3 m and 1.6 m)
  • speeds of up to 17.5 m2/h
  • user-friendly operation at an affordable price
  • exclusive mild solvent and eco solvent inks available, including white ink

–          TMT 1700 (The Magic Touch Digital Paper & Heat Press Solution)

  • the toner-based image transfer process
  • decorate and personalize a vast range of printable items including garments, textiles, ceramics, leather, wood, metal, board, acrylic
  • digital image transfer removes the need for traditional artwork and minimum order set-up costs

–          Polyprint Texjet

  • direct-to-garment printer, up to A2 size
  • prints 30-40 white and 12-15 dark t-shirts per hour in high quality mode
  • textile pigment inks for all fabrics

During the course of the show Graphix Supply World also sold numerous quantities of the new Mimaki JV300 high speed printers and six JFX200 flatbed UV printers. Graphix Supply World believes that the well positioned Mimaki stand succeeded in drawing many new customers into the Mimaki family and that Fespa Africa provided a brilliant platform from which to launch new technology.

Graphix Supply World


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