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The parent company Mimaki Engineering (J) was founded in August 1975 in Tomi City, Nagano and is today active in the market segments of Sign Graphics, Industrial Products, and printers for the Textile and Apparel sector. MimakiEurope (EMEA Europe, Middle East, Africa) is a full subsidiary and was founded in 2004 and employs around seventy people working in sales and marketing.

Mimaki bets on a product leadership strategy consisting of technological innovation, superior brand image and fast time-to-market. Further it respects customer intimacy by continuous improvement of its products and by listening to the market. The company has offices around the world, multiple in Japan, the USA, China and Indonesia, andfurther in Europe: in the Netherlands, Paris (F), Munich (D), Hagen (D), Istanbul (TR), as well as in Brazil, India, Singapore and Australia. As the company wants to remain on top, it invests 8 % of its revenue in R&D to reach its goals. The company disposes of high engineering skills as core competence to ensure high quality and high reliability product and offers a broad coverage of market segments based upon inkjet technology. The company is also creative in establishing new markets.

Mimaki has for every segment of activity a specific strategy. It is the aim of the company to enhance the textile offering by new products such as TS 500-1800 Roll-to-Roll Transfer paper printer and TX500-1800 Roll-to-Roll Direct textile printer, all of high speeds (150 m2 per hour maximum speed) and high quality production speed is 120 m2. In 2014 Mimaki will celebrate its 40thanniversary at Fespa Cologne in May 2015 and at ITMA 2015 in Milan (I) in November.

Graphix Supply World thank Mimaki for being such a great partner and look forward to another wonderfully productive ten years!

In celebration of Mimaki Europe’s tenth anniversary, Graphix Supply World is offering you the JFX500-2131 Value Pack. Available from now until 1 August 2014.

The JFX500-2131 Value Pack comprises of:

  • Free Roll Option (comprising of models JV33-160s, CJV30-160, JV400-160LX and JV400-160SUV),
  • Cash Trade-in Support when trading in a Large Format flatbed printer
  • Free Ink Supplies (including 60 liters of ink free of charge) and,
  • Two-year warranty extension (with year one being a normal warranty including print-heads, excluding consumables, and year two and three a normal warranty including maximum 3 print-heads, excluding consumables).


Graphix Supply World’s mission is to maintain and grow their position as the African leader and innovator, serving the print, signage, packaging, textile/apparel and all other graphic related industries, and GSW is happy to have succeeded as the African leader with the great partnership of Mimaki.

 Contact Graphix Supply World

Head Quarters: +27(0) 21 511 5340 or

Johannesburg: +27(0) 11 444 9288

Durban: +27(0) 31 502 6128