It was the 11th consecutive time that Afa has been recognized for its innovative power by the European Digital Press Association (EDP).
“We are very proud that our inkjet printing solutions are once again recognized with this hallmark of quality and innovation,” said Vincent Wille, President of Digital Printing and Chemicals at Agfa. “We are committed to delivering next-generation printing solutions that enable print service providers to grow profitably. The EDP Awards awarded to our solutions testify to the added value we bring to our customers.
The Agfa printing solutions awarded this year are:
• The Jeti Tauro H3300 UHS LED in the category “Large format and large format printing – flatbed/hybrid printers with a print speed greater than 250 m²/hour”. The Jeti Tauro H3300 UHS is the latest ‘ultra-fast’ version of Agfa’s flagship inkjet press. It is a 3.3m workhorse for sign and display printing applications as well as corrugated printing applications, combining quality with production speed of up to at 600 m²/h and state-of-the-art automation.
• The InterioJet 3300 in the “Industrial Printing and Finishing Solutions” category. The InterioJet 3300 is a multi-pass inkjet system that uses Agfa’s eco-friendly water-based inks for small to medium runs of decor paper for laminate surfaces. As a digital printing system, the InterioJet overcomes the limitations of gravure printing, since it is not limited by cylinder length or ink set, and thus enables fully patterned printing. personalized and non-repetitive for each order.
• Alussa Leather Printing Ink in the “Industrial Inks” category. Alussa is a cutting-edge inkjet printing technology for creating stunning leather designs for a variety of markets, such as home decor, fashion, automotive and more. is effectively integrated into the leather production process – with perfectly matched inks and coatings – it is the only digital leather printing solution that guarantees superior, long-lasting quality.
EDP praised the Alussa ink, which “can print on leather on an industrial scale. The printing is done in full color plus white, which gives a reliable result even on colored leather. In combination with the leather coverings developed in collaboration with TFL, this creates an unalterable and resistant impression that can be called unique.