The Océ Arizona series printers won in the following SGIA categories:
• SGIA 2016 Product of the Year for UV Flatbed + White $100-200k: Océ Arizona 1280 GT
• SGIA 2016 Product of the Year for UV Flatbed + White $200-500k: Océ Arizona 2280 XT
“I am very proud of the Canon large format team,” said Toyotsugu Kuwamura, EVP and GM, Business Imaging Solutions Group, Canon U.S.A., Inc. “Our equipment was compared to some of the best in the world; to come out as winners amongst such strong competition is a real honor. This achievement speaks to our commitment to advancing the large format industry and continuing to help our customers grow with best-in-class products.”
The 2016 SGIA competition judged submissions across 19 categories for output devices and 29 categories for non-output devices. The selection of the Océ Arizona 1280 GT and 2280 XT as Product of the Year winners marks the 10th year in a row that an Océ Arizona Series printer has been honored with this award since the product line began shipping in 2007.
Presented during Graph Expo, the Printing News Readers’ Choice Top Products Awards feature the innovative products that have caused the most excitement in the industry.
Launched earlier this year, the Océ Arizona 1200 Series was designed for print service providers (PSPs) that require superb print quality, application versatility and ease-of-use. The Océ Arizona 1240, 1260 and 1280 models continue to add substantial value to businesses in the sign and display industry, specialty print producers, reprographers and photo labs.
Also released in 2016, the Océ Arizona 2200 Series of UV flatbed printers was designed to address the demand for increased capacity and versatility without compromising on print quality. The Océ Arizona 2260 and 2280 enable PSPs to capitalize on new market opportunities and explore a wider range of applications.
Océ Arizona series UV flatbed printers have earned close to 50 industry awards from organizations throughout the world. Nearly 6,000 systems have been sold to date worldwide.