PRINTING United : A Technology Overview of the BIGGEST Show of the Year

By Amanda Kliegl, Vice President of Public Relations, SGIA

PRINTING United (Dallas; October 23 – 25) will help all PSPs navigate the waters of this changing industry. [Get your free expo pass with the Print & Graphic Communications Association Promo Code 610102].

In less than three weeks, PRINTING United will spotlight the industry’s latest products from the foremost names in the industry including, but not limited to: Screen, Canon, Heidelberg, HP, Konica Minolta, Ricoh, FUJIFILM, EFI, Muller Martini, OmniPrint International, MBO America, STAHLS’, Top Value Fabrics, M&R, Kornit Digital and more.

Fairfax, VA. and Philadelphia – The countdown is on for the biggest show in the printing industry to open its doors. Buzz surrounding PRINTING United, the next generation of the SGIA Expo, is ramping up as word spreads about the newest equipment, software and substrates that will be shown in Dallas. PRINTING United takes place October 23-25 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center. Registration can be accessed online at

Exhibitors representing all industry segments will be showing live demonstrations of the latest solutions for apparel, graphics/wide-format and functional printing applications, as well as commercial, packaging, in-plant printing technology and more.

“Our comprehensive PRINTING United program has something for every market segment,” sale Ford Bowers, President & CEO, SGIA. “But it’s not only the equipment,, substrates and technologies on the show floor that are exciting; the solutions being shown here can and will equip printers with clear-cut ways for them to differentiate, and expand, their businesses.”

PRINTING United Technology and Education Showcase
Among the endless global and North American product launches taking place at the show, here is just a sampling of what attendees can expect to see, and experience-by segment- at the inaugural event in Dallas. For a complete list of educational sessions within each of these categories, and to register, visit

Commercial Print Technology

Screen: Trupress Jet520HD+ inkjet web press can produce offset quality printing on standard coated stocks for applications, such as commercial printing, dirent mail books, labels and more.

FUJIFILM: J Press 750S sheetfed inkjet press is a B2 format device that incorporates the newest generation of Fujifilm Dimatix Samba printheads.

Ricoh: Pro C9200 digital press series is a cutsheet, toner-based digital press, ideal for book jackets, 6″ brochures and other inkjet applications.

Konica Minolta: AccurioLabel 230, the latest in its digital toner press portfolio designed for short run labels.

Kodak: NEXFINITY digital press, featuring five stations with speeds up to 152 ppm and a new LED writing system for image quality and consistency.

Heidelberg: Debuts the Digimatrix 60 C/FC diecutter and foil stamper with a small footprint, suitable for a variety of short run and small format jobs.

Finishing Technology

Muller Martini: Presto II Digital Saddle Stitcher for digital, traditional or hybrid products that integrates digitally printed with conventionally printed signatures.

MBO America: MBO’s CoBo-Stack collaborative robot does not require a protective cage and picks stacks up dorectly from tables and deposits them onto pallets which can be positioned on both sides of delivery for uninterrupted operation.

Champ: 150 & 185 Paper Cutters are portable floor models with hydraulic guillotine cutters.




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