Between adding a facility, hosting a technology summit, and naming a new CEO, Trend Offset Printing Services, Inc. had a busy and productive year in 2016 – and plans to continue upping its game this year. The Los Alamitos, CA-based Trend Offset is a full-service commercial printer with a portfolio of services that includes pre-media services, heatset and coldset web offset printing, cut-sheet toner, and roll-to-roll inkjet digital printing, coupled with complete finishing services including perfect binding, saddle stitching, mail, and distribution. Its focus is in four primary markets: publications, direct mail, catalogs, and retail inserts. The company began as a small printing operation in Long Beach, CA , in the 1950s. Incorporated in 1986 by brothers Robert and Anthony Lienau, Trend Offset remains family-owned and managed. Its history is dotted with milestones such as the opening of new facilities across the country, pioneering new technologies like CTP in 1995 and installing one of the first roll-to-roll inkjet presses that can print on offset stocks in the United States. click Read More below for additional detail
The brand-new, next-generation, single-pass EFI™ Reggiani BOLT textile digital printer from Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Nasdaq:EFII) made its debut this week during an open house event at the EFI Reggiani facility in Bergamo, Italy. The advanced, ultra-high-speed digital single-pass printer has the potential to revolutionize the textile printing market, providing users with high uptime and reliability, outstanding performance, superior printing uniformity and accuracy, long printhead life and minimal maintenance needs. The EFI Reggiani open house has created huge interest in global textile market opportunities, with nearly 300 customers and journalists attending to see the new BOLT in action.
“The innovative development of our new single-pass printer comes from Reggiani’s speed of innovation in digital textile printing, its 70 years of history, and our proprietary knowledge of high-volume analog rotary printing,” said EFI Reggiani Vice President and General Manager Adele Genoni. “Our EFI colleagues’ proven, worldwide expertise in single-pass technology and, most importantly, EFI Reggiani’s serious commitment to listening to and addressing our textile customers’ needs, have allowed us to achieve incredible results with our newest print technology. The EFI Reggiani BOLT re-writes the rules of digital textile single-pass printing, delivering superior throughput and quality with a highly competitive return on investment for customers. We are excited to bring this technology to our customers and see their businesses succeed and grow.”
Cutting-edge printhead technology and high-performance ink delivery
The BOLT offers an innovative, low-maintenance, fast-startup recirculation printhead that delivers better, more-uniform printing with superior uptime. Thanks to its cutting-edge printhead concept and high-performance ink delivery system, the BOLT has throughput speeds of up to 295 feet per minute (more than 86,100 square feet per hour) at a 600 x 600 dots per inch (dpi) resolution. It features high-end grayscale imaging in drop sizes from 5 to 30 picoliters, and also provides premium-quality 600 x 4,800 maximum-dpi resolution printing, allowing customers to address the full range of design needs. The printhead has been developed in partnership with a leading printhead manufacturer, and will be available exclusively for EFI Reggiani.
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