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News Release

7 February 2018

Global Graphics broadens product line up for Japan

Global Graphics KK is getting the year off to a flying start by exhibiting an expanded range of digital printing solutions at Page 2018 in Tokyo, which starts today and runs until 9th  February.  Page is Japan’s largest printing and media exhibition and is now in its 31st year.  

Global Graphics’ Tokyo team (booth D-37) will use the event to introduce new technology innovations for the Japanese market and to stage technical demonstrations.   The full range of solutions available from Global Graphics companies will be on display for the first time. Highlights include:

  • Global Graphics Software: Mako™, a new technology for combining and converting files for prepress applications and increasingly used at the front end of Harlequin® workflows; ScreenPro™, a screening engine that vastly improves inkjet output quality; and, the Harlequin RIP®for high-speed inkjet processing,
  • URW++ type foundry: with its range of Japanese and global fonts,
  • Meteor Inkjet: printhead driver systems for all the major printheads used for industrial inkjet printing such as ceramics, textiles and packaging,
  • Technology partner HYBRID Software:  PACKZ, a complete set of prepress, editing and quality assurance-functions.

“The Page exhibition is our most important commercial event of the year”, says Yoshiyuki Hagiwara, director at Global Graphics KK. “We enjoy amazing support from our customers who attend our product update sessions. It’s also a great venue at which to forge new customer relationships.”

Global Graphics opened an office in Tokyo in 2003 since when it has gone from strength to strength.  Customers include Roland DG Corporate, Casio, Fuji Xerox and Think Laboratories.   For the financial year ended 31 December 2016, sales from Asia amounted to Euros 5.8 million.

Editors notes

About Global Graphics PLC
Through its operating subsidiaries, Global Graphics PLC Euronext:GLOG) is a leading developer of platforms for digital inkjet printing and type design and development. Customers for digital inkjet technology include press manufacturers such as HP, Canon, Durst and Roland.  Those for font design include numerous international brands, from manufacturers such as Mercedes Benz and Siemens, to digital media and epublishing companies.

Global Graphics PLC is headquartered in Cambridge UK.  Its subsidiary companies are printing software developers Global Graphics Software; the type foundry, URW++ Design and Development GmbH, and the industrial printhead driver solutions specialists, Meteor Inkjet.     Global Graphics has offices in: Florida, US; Tokyo, Japan; and Hamburg, Germany.

Global Graphics is a trademark of Global Graphics PLC which may be registered in certain jurisdictions. All other brand and product names are the registered trademarks or trademarks of their respective owners.


Jill Taylor/Global Graphics

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