Award judges recognized two EFI VUTEk LED inkjet printers for their quality results printing a test target image.
SGIA will present its awards during the Printing United tradeshow, Oct. 23-25 at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, where EFI is showcasing many of its display graphics and digital print technologies in booth 8233.
The EFI VUTEk 5r+ won the Product of the Year in the roll-to-roll UV printer, 80+ inches, category. The 198-inch wide roll-to-roll LED printer offers high-quality imaging with 7-picoliter UltraDrop Technology and true resolution up to 1,200 dpi, with print speeds up to 5,160 square feet per hour. The roll-to-roll printer platform, which is also available in a 138-inch-wide VUTEk 3r+ model EFI is showing at Printing United.
The VUTEk 32h, EFI’s newest superwide-format hybrid printer, is the SGIA Product of the Year in the UV hybrid $100,000 to $500,000 category. This 126-inch wide LED printer is an ideal solution for customers moving into superwide production graphics printing with premium-quality, 7 picoliter UltraDrop Technology, eight colors plus white and multilayer printing.
“EFI’s technical innovations stem from an important, central concept – paying close, constant and careful attention to our customers’ needs,” said Ken Hanulec, worldwide VP of corporate marketing, EFI. “The four EFI products honored in this year’s SGIA Product of the Year Awards reflect our dedication to continue advancing print service providers’ success.”