Amsterdam, May 15, 2018
Mimaki, a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers and cutting systems, today announced that its production-class Tiger 1800B digital textile printer family has been enhanced with new features and capabilities as the company continues to drive higher quality in digital textile printing. The Tiger 1800B MkII, which will debut at FESPA 2018, offers an additional high-quality mode at 1200 dpi and several enhancements to improve quality, including reduction of banding and other printing defects.
“The conventional-to-digital transformation continues to heat up in textiles and apparel, and Mimaki, an early mover in this space, is dedicated to bringing affordable, industry-leading solutions to this segment,” said Bert Benckhuysen, Product Manager EMEA at Mimaki Europe. “The Tiger 1800B MkII printers, available in two models for direct to textile and heat transfer sublimation, are just another example of this strategy in action. And our strategy goes beyond simply providing outstanding printers – especially in an emerging market such as this, it is critical to be a Total Solutions Provider. To that end, we are also making available a new range of pre-treatment and post-treatment machines, and we are working towards the development of Internet of Things for Textiles and Apparel market.”
Mimaki at FESPA
FESPA Berlin, scheduled for 15 to 18 May, is the place to be to see the latest digital textile innovations, and Mimaki Stand 1.2-D20/D30 should be a first stop for designers and textile manufacturers seeking to learn more about the future of digitally printed textiles. Mimaki is showing a wide range of solutions at the show and the Tiger-1800B MkII is definitely one of the high points.
Mimaki Vision Jet-X
At FESPA 2018, Tiger-1800B MkII will be shown in combination with the jumbo roll of Mimaki Vision Jet-X sublimation transfer paper. Available in 1620 and 1830 mm widths, the Mimaki Vision Jet-X is lightweight (57g/m2), but suitable for producing almost everything from sports apparel, flags and banners requiring a high density of ink deposition to fashion and home fabrics with less ink coverage. It yields stable paper feeding and printing, preventing shrinkage and mis-registration of paper.
“We are looking forward to sharing with visitors to our stand how easy and profitable entry into the digital textile printing market can be, both for those new to textiles and those wishing to add digital printing as a complement to existing traditional textile printing methodologies,” Benckhuysen added. “As always, our experts will be on hand to answer questions and to learn more about our visitors’ businesses and requirements to guide future development.”
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Join Mimaki’s press conference at FESPA on 15 May 2018 at 14:00 hrs at the Press Centre, Hall 6.3, Berlin Messe, Berlin in Germany. Or visit the Mimaki booth Hall 1.2, Stand D20-D30.
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Mimaki is a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers and cutting machines for the sign/graphics, industrial and textile/apparel markets. Mimaki develops the complete product range for each group; hardware, software and the associated consumable items, such as inks and cutting blades. Mimaki excels in offering innovative, high quality and high reliability products, based upon its aqueous, latex, solvent and UV-curable inkjet technology. In order to meet a wide range of applications in the market, Mimaki pursues the development of advanced on-demand digital printing solutions. Mimaki Engineering Co. Ltd., (President: Kazuaki Ikeda) Nagano (Japan), is publicly listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange, Inc.