Montreal’s Point 1 Displays has installed a large-format digital press – the Jeti Tauro from Agfa Canada (Mississauga, Ontario). The company specializes in manufacturing eye-catching displays for the health and beauty markets. For over 27 years, it’s been a key partner for some of the most respected brands in the industry. The addition of the Jeti Tauro from Agfa will substantially expand its range of services while offering even more added-value print products.
Point 1 Displays has a team of over 18 professional designers with specific experience in merchandising, that works hand-in-hand with its manufacturing team. Its 146,000-square-foot production facility in Lachine is equipped with the latest technology – including wide-format, silk screening, hot stamping, die cutting, lithography, laminating, CNC cutting, and vacuum-forming machines. The company also has a co-packing and logistics team that utilizes the latest co-packing software, Pack Manager, in its shipping processes for exceptionally fast speed to market. Point 1 Displays’ application versatility includes permanent displays (wood, metal, wire and plastic, temporary displays (corrugated, chipboard, plastic), acrylic and plastic displays and product glorifiers, vacuum-formed displays (small and large) and a wide range of signage solutions. Its retailer-specific solutions cover some of the most recognizable names in the industry – including Walmart, Loblaw, Shoppers Drug Mart and Costco.
Agfa’s Jeti Tauro uses UV LED curing that yields vivid six-colour (plus white or white and primer) prints, exceptional productivity, and cutting-edge automation for countless rigid and flexible media applications. A robust hybrid UV inkjet printer with an integrated roll-to-roll system, the Jeti Tauro will be especially helpful as its possibilities for high-end sign and display printing are almost endless – including prints of up to 2.54 metres wide and an extremely wide range of applications. Driven by Asanti workflow and optimized to work with Agfa’s high-pigmented, low-ink-laydown UV inks, the Jeti Tauro has 32 fast-firing Ricoh inkjet printheads, each with 4 nozzle rows for 2 colours per head. Gloss and satin modes can accommodate an even larger colour gamut, while enhanced spot-colour reproduction means no loss of image quality or extra ink usage. Optional 3/4 automation is also available to reduce downtime and increase efficiency.
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