Xaar Americas, Inc.

Xaar Delivers Inkjet Tech Seminars at Digital Image South America 2011

Xaar will hold a day-long training and educational program focusing on printhead technology during Digital Image 2011, April 27-30 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. In addition, visitors to the show can see Xaar printheads in action in machines throughout the show floor.

"Many wide-format printer manufacturers in Latin America are embracing Xaar printheads, as will be evident during the show," said Edsel Lonza, Xaar Sales Manager, Latin America. "We anticipate that many prospective OEMs -- as well as inquisitive users who want to get the most out of their machines -- will take advantage of our seminar program."

The secrets of industrial inkjet printing unveiled On Friday, April 29, from 9am Xaar will deliver a day of free seminars revealing the techniques to get the best printed results from Xaar inkjet printheads. This will run parallel to the Digital Image Blue Pavilion in Expo Center Norte.

The morning session is targeted at entrepreneurs interested in becoming an OEM or Xaar Integrator. In the afternoon, printer technology and tips are the focus, to help users get the most from their equipment and increase customer satisfaction.

Topics will be presented by Edsel Lonza, Chris Lynn (VP, Sales & Marketing, Xaar Americas), Juan Calderon (Xaar Engineer, Latin America) and André Lopes, a guest speaker who will cover the trend towards digital inkjet printing. Registration is required as space is limited. Printer manufacturers, distributors and users of inkjet technologies are encouraged to sign up at www.digitalimaging.com.br/digitalimaging/xaar/.

Xaar printheads in action

Uptake of Xaar's latest printhead, the Xaar Proton (35 and 60 picoliter versions) is growing across Latin America with new or recently-launched printers utilizing this printhead on show at Digital Image. For example, TS2 (Stand E18) will be exhibiting its new Tracer Guepard. With its set of eight Xaar Proton 35 printheads, it offers high productivity with a maximum speed of 90 m2/hr and resolution of 720 dpi. It also has four heating systems managed by a control panel, while two sets of fans and a triple filtration system ensures ink stability and lengthens the lifetime of the printheads.

Also, at Stand F06 Ampla will be displaying its family of Targa solvent printers utilizing Xaar printheads. Other examples of digital inkjet printers using Xaar printheads are expected to be present during Digital Image.

"Xaar technology, and particularly our latest Proton printhead, lies within the industry's most innovative, productive digital inkjet printers," said Lonza. "Xaar will continue to stay at the forefront of printhead development. One of the ways that we do this is by listening to our customers needs and also by investing heavily in R&D. The Xaar Proton, a highly successful printhead utilizing the latest Xaar technologies, was designed as a result of customer feedback. We hope to welcome many people to our seminars and look forward to their feedback to help us shape the future of inkjet."

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