MGI Announces World’s First B1+ Scalable Digital Sheet-fed Enhancement Press: The JETvarnish 3D Evolution

Published Wednesday, 6 April, 2016
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MGI Announces World’s First B1+ Scalable Digital Sheet-fed Enhancement Press: The JETvarnish 3D Evolution

Revolutionary New Digital Post-press Solution to Premiere at Drupa Trade Fair with B1+ Format Size, 2D Spot UV Coating, 3D Dimensional Coating & Digitally Embossed Foiling

FRESNES, FRANCE (April 6th, 2016) MGI Digital Technology has announced the debut of a major new addition to its renowned and award-winning JETvarnish 3D digital enhancement product portfolio: the JETvarnish 3D Evolution. The JETvarnish 3D Evolution is the world’s first B1+ scalable sheet-fed Digital Enhancement Press and features a modular and field upgradeable architecture, digital foiling and an upgradeable inkjet expansion system with three available substrate size options ranging from 52x120cm/20x47’’ to 64x120cm/25x47’’ and 75x120 cm/29x47’’.

Flagship JETvarnish 3D/iFOIL Growth

The original JETvarnish 3D/iFOIL Digital Enhancement Press, the only inline, integrated finishing system to win 2 PIA InterTech Technology Awards, continues to win accolades from a growing customer base around the world. The original solution features a B2 sheet size format (52x105 cm/20x42”) and is the market standard of  digital postpress print enhancement for commercial printers and trade finishers across all industry segments.

Drupa Trade Fair Premiere

The JETvarnish 3D Evolution will be demonstrated live at the upcoming Drupa 2016 international print trade fair in the MGI Booth (Hall 5, Stand D21) from May 31st to June 10th in Dusseldorf, Germany. MGI is currently taking sales orders and will be shipping units after Drupa.

B1+ Size Format Designed for the Packaging Market

The B1+ size (75x120 cm/29x47’’) format option is designed to give printers and converters the ability to run fully personalized short, medium and long runs in a cost-efficient and “die-less” manner for packaging applications. Every piece finished on all of MGI’s JETvarnish 3D systems can be a unique blend of digitally-embellished images, text, data and brand designs using spot varnish, 3D raised varnish and digitally embossed foil in one pass.

High-Production Solution

The JETvarnish 3D Evolution is an high-production solution that incorporates pallet stacking, automated inkjet head cleaning, new automatic feeding system as well as a new, state of the art artificial intelligence-based sheet registration system, all of which will be unveiled and launched at Drupa. 

First B1+ Installation Announcement

The first JETvarnish 3D Evolution installation occurred at a leading French commercial printer in March 2016.  

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