NEWS & EVENTS

A collection of news and events from previous exhibits.

Graphic Expo Date: May 31 - June 2, 2018

The Big Pix team made a splash during the 23rd Graphic Expo which was held last May 31 to June 2, 2018 at the SMX Convention Center in the Mall Of Asia Complex, Pasay. The well attended event brought together a myriad of individuals; entrepreneurs, artists, professionals and novice alike, to witness and experience eye-catching and colorful displays as everyone's senses were treated to the latest in graphics technology. As always, our team came with full force with our team of experts eager to provide live demos and answer all queries.

graphicexpo2018 One of the busiest booths was of course the Big Pix booth which showcased crowd favorite Mimaki machines such as the MIMAKI JFX200-2513, a compact wide format flatbed UV Printer, with the capability to print onto thick substrates, it offers the ability to produce a diverse range of prints for both indoor and outdoor use. It is ideally suited for applications such as backlit displays and signage, signs and posters, interior d├ęcor, glass and metal decorative panels and more. Its 4'x 8', landscape-oriented format is small enough to fit into most sign and graphic print shops. White, clear and inks are available. The UV-LED lamps offer reduced energy consumption and a longer lamp lifetime; the MIMAKI UJF7151 is next generation model in the world's best-selling UJF Series line. Its design and technologies enable sign, specialty graphics, and award and personalization companies to realize the benefits of digital printing with higher margins and lower production costs, without compromising quality. The UJF-7151 Plus printer is a multipurpose, wide-format model that can print on a variety of substrates including plastics, metal, wood, leather and glass onto materials up to 28" wide x 20" long and 6" thick; the MIMAKI TS300P-1800 high speed dye sublimation printer; the versatile MIMAKI UCJV300-160 that combines printing and cutting technology; and the MIMAKI JV300-160 that highlights the ff:

  • Fast printing speeds up to 1140 SqFt (105.9 SqM) per hour
  • High quality print resolution of up to 1,440 dpi
  • Two model widths: 54-inch (1361 mm) and 64-inch (1610 mm)
  • Choice of eco solvent or dye sublimation ink sets:
  • Eco solvent: 9 color options including White, Orange and
  • Dye sublimation: vibrant 6 color dye sub options
  • 2-liter bulk ink system standard for most colors
  • Nozzle Check Unit and Nozzle Recovery System
  • 3-way intelligent heater

Visitors to the booth were in for a treat as they were among the first to see the launch of 3 new machines; the MEFU MF1 700-M1+ which is pneumatic heat assisted laminator with an advanced quality ISO rubber roller and anti-tilt system for more accuracy during lamination; the JWEI CB03-2513 composite cutting machine; and the JWEI LS0604, a box cutting and creasing cutter with superior speed and accuracy.

graphicexpo2018 The Dealer's corner emphasized with Silhouette Products like Cameo 3, Curio and Portrait for dealership and introducing the new 3D desktop printer the Silhouette Alta, it prints a 3D design from the bottom up. The Alta is part of a seamless design ecosystem that Silhouette has become known for. Simply select the design for the Silhouette Design Store or design one your self with the included Silhouette 3D software. Resize and customize your design, select your color of filament, and then print your dreams! The Silhouette Alta comes pre-calibrated and preassembled. The Alta allows you to adjust your print settings depending on the project. Prints at fast and slow speeds, prints at low and high temperatures and can print up to 120 mm tall and 116 mm wide.

It was refreshing to meet and discuss with such creative minds from various industries with the common thread of graphic design and execution under one roof. The 3 day expo was definitely a learning experience for all. For the potential clients who were assisted by our in house artists and technicians, and for the team as well who really listened to each client and discovered new and exciting ways the machines could be used for.

This year's theme was DESIGN MATTERS, Your creativity can change the world, and indeed we are thankful that in our own little way, Big Pix helps bring forward and propel the graphics industry by providing the machines to make creative visions a reality.

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