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      Inkcups claims world first                                                               YPS & iEcho
      with new printer launch                                                                  (YPS) has become a reseller
                                                                                                Your Print Specialists

                                                                                               of iEcho digital cutting
                                                                                               tables after agreeing a part-
        Inkcups has bolstered its                                        cess.”
      product range with the                                              The Helix One will be on   nership with distributor
      launch of what it claims is                                        display at Fespa Global Print   Sabur Digital.
      the world’s first benchtop                                         Expo, which is taking place   The iEcho BK3, BK4S,
      direct-to-object cylinder                                                                TK4S and higher-spec SKII
      printer.  The Helix One                                            from 23-26 May at Messe   models are available imme-
      prints full CMYKW and var-                                         Munich, Germany. The   diately from YPS, with
      nish onto straight walled                                          machine is available imme-  smaller models such as the
      and tapered cylindrical                                            diately and priced at around   BK3 and TK4S starting at
      objects including plastic bot-                                     $75,000 (£60,000).
      tles, stainless tumblers,   The Helix One prints full CMYKW and varnish  Other products in the   around £30,000.
      powder-coated drinkware,                                                                  YPS will focus on market-
      and more. Designed for fast,   customers  and trying  to   bed printer.  Helix range include the flag-  ing the tables to the north of
      high-quality printing, the   develop a more modular   “We are bringing a signifi-  ship Helix cylindrical inkjet   England and Scotland.
      device features a servo   machine that could be run  cant number of state-of-the-  printer, recently rebranded   Georgia Brown, managing
      driven fully automatic pro-  independently as an entry-  art features, incredible print   to the faster Helix 2.0, the   director of YPS, said the
      grammable tooling fixture,   level printer, in a kiosk or in  quality, and excellent speed   Double Helix with two print   team had been very
      with height adjust and high-  dedicated work cells for   into this new, compact piece   stations, and the modular   impressed with the iEcho
      precision linear drive.  industrial users.I envision a   of machinery. We are proud   Helix+ UV cylinder printer,   cutters on a visit to Sabur,
        CEO Benjamin Adner   Helix One in every shop,  to introduce the world’s first
      said: “The Helix One is a   next to their laser engraver,  benchtop  direct-to-object   a “stepping stone” model   who had previously been
      major game-changer. It is   screen printer, embroiderer   cylinder printer and we   between the Helix 2.0 and   their sole distributor in the
      the result of listening to our   and small-format digital flat-  hope it will be a major suc-  Double Helix.  UK.
      Berger Textiles to launch new  Fujifilm teases Fespa

      architecture range at Fespa                                        Acuity launch

        Specialist textiles supplier                                      Fujifilm will unveil a new
      Berger Textiles will launch a                                      Acuity printer at the Fespa
      raft of  products at Fespa                                         Global Print Expo in
      Global Print Expo in Munich                                        Munich next month, while
      in May, including its new                                          also revealing more details
      Architecture portfolio. It said                                    of its partnership with
      that the Architecture offering                                     Barberan. At the show,
      will launch with two prod-                                         which will be held at Messe
      ucts, Shift and Absorber.                                          Munich from 23 to 26 May,   The Acuity Ultra Hybrid LED
      Shift is a printable odour con-  The range features two different noise-absorbing materials  the manufacturer said it will   Prime L, which recently
      trol textile that has been spe-                                    present developments to its   began commercially availa-
      cifically engineered to absorb   domestic interiors.Absorber,   050 is a sound absorber for   existing Acuity models, as   bility, the Acuity Ultra
      and neutralise odours such as   meanwhile, offers two differ-  frames and built-in struc-  well as “unveiling an   Hybrid LED, and the Acuity
      kitchen or animal smells and   ent noise-absorbing materi-  tures.  entirely new machine in the   Ultra R2 in both 5m and
      cigarette smoke in a variety   als that are designed to   Berger Textiles will also   line-up”. It is keeping spe-  3.2m configurations.
      of environments, as well as   improve acoustics in settings   introduce new apparel fab-  cific details under wraps for   Fujifilm will highlight the
      capturing and neutralising   ranging from corporate   rics in Munich, extending its   now but said more would be   technological developments
      formaldehyde.         offices to leisure and hospi-  Home and Fashion portfolio.   announced ahead of the
        A 250gsm, 470µ polyester,   tality spaces. Absorber 009 is   Designed for a wide range of   show.  and enhancements made
      Shift can be used in display   a needle felt made from   customised printed garments   The company’s 500sqm   since then. One of the
      frame systems, banners, and   100% rPET fibres derived   and accessories, Single  booth (Hall A1, Stand B10),   remaining two bays on the
      interior panels, with the   from recycled plastic bottles.   Jerseys are textiles available  will consist of six display   booth will be used to unveil
      option to customise using   The fabric can be used in alu-  with or without pre-treat-  bays. Four of these will   the new Acuity machine
      direct or dye-sub printing,   minium frames or plastic   ment for pigment printing  showcase printers first dis-  while the other will highlight
      making it suitable for use in   profiles in many architec-  and Oeko-Tex and GOTS cer-  played at Fespa 2022 in   Fujifilm’s partnership with
      corporate, hospitality, and   tural applications. Absorber   tified.  Berlin, including the Acuity   Barberan.                                                                      May 2023 PrintWeek MENA 13
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