Fujifilm’s Acuity & Inca Presses Receive Certification from Color-Logic for Metallic Printing

December 1, 2020, Hanover Park, Ill.— FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division, announced today that its complete line of Acuity and Inca wide-format printers have been certified by Color-Logic, based in West Chester, Ohio, for metallic printing. With this certification, Acuity and Inca press owners using the Color-Logic system can create eye-catching metallic effects that can be incorporated into packaging, signage, displays, and collateral material.

“Our certification from Color-Logic opens up an entire new market for Fujifilm press owners,” said Becky McConnell, segment marketing manager – wide format inkjet, FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division. “Fujifilm press owners can now offer their customers unique metallic printing for high-end packaging and prototyping applications. In addition, Color-Logic on Acuity and Inca presses offers great opportunities in creating intricate designs for signage and point-of-purchase applications.”

The certified Fujifilm printers include the Acuity LED 1600, Acuity Select HS and Acuity LED flatbed printers, Acuity Ultra superwide roll-to-roll printer, as well as the OnsetX3 HS from Inca Digital, sold exclusively in North America by FUJIFILM North America Corporation.

“At Color-Logic, we are pleased that Fujifilm chose to certify their complete wide format printer solutions product lines,” said Richard Ainge, chief technical officer, Color-Logic. “Now Fujifilm Acuity and Inca press owners around the world can confidently and consistently offer their customers superb metallic printing over a broad range of applications.”

Color-Logic certifies printers for its system by taking color measurements across the print run to check for consistency, and to ensure printing has the maximum output based on press, ink and substrates.

“Wide format print providers looking for new streams of revenue can use this combination of printer and software to create high-value applications for existing and potential clients,” added McConnell. “For example, a print provider using the OnsetX Series printer and Color-Logic software can create the metallic special effects on packaging or displays desired by retailers and brands to grab consumer attention at the point of purchase.”

For additional information on FUJIFILM North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division, go to https://www.fujifilm.com/us/en/about/region/affiliates/graphic-systems.

About Fujifilm
FUJIFILM North America Corporation, a marketing subsidiary of FUJIFILM Holdings America Corporation, consists of five operating divisions and one subsidiary company. The Imaging Division provides consumer and commercial photographic products and services, including: photographic paper; digital printing equipment, along with service and support; personalized photo products; film; one-time-use cameras; and the popular INSTAX™ line of instant cameras and accessories. The Electronic Imaging Division markets consumer digital cameras, lenses, and content creation solutions, and the Graphic Systems Division supplies products and services to the graphic printing industry. The Optical Devices Division provides optical lenses for the broadcast, cinematography, closed circuit television, videography and industrial markets, and also markets binoculars and other optical imaging solutions. The Industrial and Corporate New Business Development Division delivers new products derived from Fujifilm technologies. FUJIFILM Canada Inc. sells and markets a range of FUJIFILM products and services in Canada. For more information, please visit www.fujifilm.com/us/en, go to www.twitter.com/fujifilmus to follow Fujifilm on Twitter, or go to www.facebook.com/FujifilmNorthAmerica to Like Fujifilm on Facebook.
FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation, Tokyo, Japan, brings cutting edge solutions to a broad range of global industries by leveraging its depth of knowledge and fundamental technologies developed in its relentless pursuit of innovation. Its proprietary core technologies contribute to the various fields including healthcare, graphic systems, highly functional materials, optical devices, digital imaging and document products. These products and services are based on its extensive portfolio of chemical, mechanical, optical, electronic and imaging technologies. For the year ended March 31, 2020, the company had global revenues of $21 billion, at an exchange rate of 109 yen to the dollar. Fujifilm is committed to responsible environmental stewardship and good corporate citizenship. For more information, please visit: www.fujifilmholdings.com

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Color-Logic Certifies Blue Sky Digital UV Inkjet Printer

West Chester, Ohio, USA; April 2020— The latest output device certified for use with the Color-Logic Process Metallic Color System is the model BSUV-1115 printer manufactured by Blue Sky Digital in Taiwan. Commenting on the certification, Color-Logic Director of Sales & Marketing Mark Geeves said: "Our certification of the Blue Sky Digital printer is testimony to the fact that the Color-Logic process is compatible with a wide variety of printers regardless of manufacture. We are pleased to welcome Blue Sky Digital to the Color-Logic family.

The Blue Sky Digital BSUV-1115 is one of a family of UV inkjet printers utilizing the Ricoh industrial inkjet nozzle. Blue Sky Digital printers are distributed by Compose System Ltd. of Hong Kong. Several format dimensions are available.


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Xeikon PX3000 UV Inkjet Press Demonstrates Color-Logic at Labelexpo

West Chester, Ohio, USA; September 2019—At Labelexpo 2019 in Brussels, Xeikon showcased their PX3000 UV inkjet press using the Color-Logic Metallic Color System. Based on the performance of the PX3000 press at the show and print samples provided by Xeikon, Color-Logic is pleased to grant certification to the press for use with the Color-Logic metallic system.

Mark Geeves, Color-Logic Director of Sales and Marketing, discussing certification of the press, commented: "The Xeikon PX3000 UV inkjet press is an excellent example of the new digital inkjet presses now entering the market. The print quality of the PX3000 is demonstrated in the samples we received for certification. But the true benefits of digital print to brands lies in the ability of digital print to provide the desired wow factor, while providing faster time-to-market and keeping costs down even when the number of SKUs is increasing. Color-Logic helps designers take advantage of what is possible when using the Xeikon digital presses. While Xeikon automates the printing process, Color-Logic provides predictable file embellishments at the design stage utilizing Xeikon white ink and CMYK on metallic stock. Any designer can produce decorative effects and embellishment with Color-Logic design tools at a fraction of the time and without the tedious trial and error methods often used. All Print Starts With Design, and Color-Logic is pleased to add the Xeikon PX3000 to its list of certified presses for production.

About Xeikon--Xeikon, a division of Flint Group, is a long-standing leader and innovator in digital printing technology. Grounded in the principles of quality, flexibility and sustainability, Xeikon designs, develops and delivers web-fed digital colour presses for label and packaging applications, document printing, and commercial printing. These presses utilise different imaging technologies, open workflow software and application-specific consumables.


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Color-Logic Certifies swissQprint UV Inkjet Printers

West Chester, Ohio, USA; April 2019—Color-Logic has certified swissQprint UV inkjet printers with white for use with the Color-Logic metallic process. Discussing the printer certification, Color-Logic Director of Sales and Marketing Mark Geeves said: "The certification samples submitted by swissQprint accurately demonstrated all of the Color-Logic decorative effects and embellishments. swissQprint printers also have the ability to add a varnish to prints, thus greatly increasing the value to clients. The Color-Logic color system for metallics takes the varnish capability into account, providing swissQprint clients an accurate metallic color system that virtually guarantees that desired colors are correctly produced on the initial print run. swissQprint customers can confidently accentuate the Color-Logic decorative effects and embellishments by using the varnish feature."

Color-Logic
develops color communication systems and software tool sets for a variety of special effect printing applications. Color-Logic provides brand owners, product managers, corporations, and their advertising agencies the ability to differentiate themselves and their clients with a simple print production process that yields dramatic results. Color-Logic decorative effects utilize the existing workflows of printers and designers, yielding dynamic results without the use of special equipment. Color-Logic supports the value of print and works with designers and printers to enhance their printed media. For more information, call +1-513-258-0047.

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Color-Logic Certifies HP Latex R2000 Printer

West Chester, Ohio, USA; March 2019—Color-Logic has certified the HP Latex R2000 Printer with white ink. Discussing the printer certification, Color-Logic Director of Sales and Marketing Mark Geeves said: "The versatility of the HP Latex engine with white ink on a metallic substrate, in combination with the Color-Logic color communication system and design tools for embellishment, is a game changer for printers. Prints from the HP Latex engine are incredible and open up vast new markets and applications for Color-Logic software in point-of-purchase and signage markets. The test form file on metallic stock submitted for certification provided an extensive metallic color gamut. Moreover, the white ink, in conjunction with the Color-Logic Design Suite, properly displayed all Color-Logic decorative effects and embellishments."

Color-Logic Chief Technology Officer Richard Ainge also commented on the certification: "In today's ultracompetitive print market, time-to-market is critical, and Color-Logic tools can accelerate prepress throughput incredibly. Using Color-Logic, graphic designers no longer need to manually create white ink masks and can confidently create metallic special effects that previously required countless hours and seemingly endless trial and error. And with the Color-Logic FX-Viewer, designers no longer need valuable press time to verify their work before going to production."

Color-Logic
develops color communication systems and software tool sets for a variety of special effect printing applications. Color-Logic provides brand owners, product managers, corporations, and their advertising agencies the ability to differentiate themselves and their clients with a simple print production process that yields dramatic results. Color-Logic decorative effects utilize the existing workflows of printers and designers, yielding dynamic results without the use of special equipment. Color-Logic supports the value of print and works with designers and printers to enhance their printed media. For more information, call +1-513-258-0047.

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