The Sixth Annual Wide-Format Imaging Top Products Awards feature the breakthrough products that have caused the most excitement in the industry and have been a valuable asset to wide- and grand-format businesses over the last year. From wide-format flatbed printers and wide-format media, to laminating equipment to inks, RIP software and scanners, Wide-Format Imaging’s Top Products Awards will recognize the products that are doing the most for a PSP's bottom line.
Editor's Note: Products appearing on the Top Products Ballot were solicited from manufacturers from October 15 – December 15, 2010. These products were supplemented by the new products received by the publication during 2010. Through extensive interactive and email campaigns, readers and subscribers were invited to vote for the products from January 12 through March 4, 2011. Manufacturer votes were automatically removed from the tally.
Information including in this article has been provided by the vendors, whose claims or features have not been verified. As always, buyers should thoroughly research all products before making a purchase.
K2 Retractable Banner Stand from Paradigm Imaging Group
Cutters and Routers
Zund G3 from Zund
DOL 1370 Luster Overlaminate from Avery Graphics
SEAL 54EL from Neschen Americas
Solvent Ink (Eco, Mild, & Hard)
HPS Inks for HP 9000/10000 Printers from INX Digital International Co.
Rho Premium UV Inks from Durst Image Technology US, LLC
Alternative Inks for HP Designjet Z6100 Printers from Reprographic Technology USA Inc.
Magic DMBL5 Backlit Film from InteliCoat Technologies
Recyclable Blockout Banner from Ultraflex Systems Inc.
PVC-free Wall Paper from Hewlett-Packard Co.
Fabric & Textile
651 Value Mesh FR from 3P Inkjet Textiles Corporation
Exhibition Canvas Gloss, Exhibition Canvas Satin and Exhibition Canvas Matte from Epson America
SolvoPrint Easy Panel 220 from Neschen Americas
Vehicle Wrap Media
Scotchcal Graphic Film with Comply v3 Adhesive IJ170Cv3 from 3M Graphics Market Center
Aqueous Printer (24-95 inches)
Designjet Z6200 Photo Printer from Hewlett-Packard Co.
Engineering Printer (24-95 inches)
Designjet T7100 Printer from Hewlett-Packard Co.
Scitex FB700 Printer from Hewlett-Packard
Grand-Format Printer (96 inches+)
Scitex LX800 from Hewlett-Packard Co.
MFP (24-95 inches)
Designjet T2300 eMultifunction Printer from Hewlett-Packard Co.
Solvent Printer (24-95 inches)
VersaCAMM VS Metallic Eco-Solvent Inkjet Printer/Cutter Line from Roland DGA Corp.
ValueJet 1628TD and ValueJet 2628TD from Mutoh America Inc
Scitex FB700 Printer from Hewlett-Packard Co.
Color Management Software
i1 Professional Color Management Solutions from X-Rite/Pantone
ProductionHouse Version X10 from Onyx Graphics, Inc.
Wide-Format Scanner (24 inches+)
CSX300-09HD Large-Format Scanners from Graphtec America, Inc.