October 8, 2018

Haarlem-based Unfold works from a large industrial building, located in a large commercial zoning area. A common assumption for most production companies. What’s not so common, is that Unfold houses a huge range of heavy production printers, yet very few people to operate them. Owner of the company, René Spanger, does most of it all […]


August 21, 2018

RUDI a.s., based in the Czech Republic, was founded in 1990 as a privately-held company, transforming itself into a joint stock company in 1995. The company boasts a wide range of client services around offset, digital and large format printing; graphic design; and prepress preparation. RUDI has always been dedicated to staying up with technology […]


July 13, 2018

From video assistant referees (VARs) to goal-line technology, many state-of-the-art technologies operate in the background for the success of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Sergey Babenko, the CEO of Simvol, who is one of the official signage producers for the 21st FIFA World Cup, reflects on one technology that is often overlooked, but has massively […]


June 20, 2018

On-Demand Car Wrapping with UV Print Technology MTR Indoor Outdoor Signing, a sign maker located in Limburg, The Netherlands, recently invested in the UCJV300-160, the latest large format, UV LED curable integrated printing/cutting machine from Mimaki. One month in, owner Marco Tobben wonders how they ever managed without it. Always in the Fast Lane Tobben […]


February 12, 2018

The Promocompany, based in Ede, The Netherlands is a wholesale business that sports a 25-year reputation as a key player in promotional items. The business recently decided to insource printing and selected two Mimaki printers. Internet sales Founder of the Promocompany, Edwin Steinmeier, bet on the internet big time by selling over no less than […]


August 22, 2017

From Ajax football flags, scarfs for the André Rieu fan base, Nick & Simon pillows, oven gloves to sleep masks – you name it, Phoenext makes it. “We do just about anything except clothing,” as owner and director Jakob Lameijer points out. They relied on the transfer sublimation expertise of Mimaki dealer Texo Trade Service […]

Jakob Lameijer

June 16, 2017

In Veldhoven, The Netherlands, Stickerkoning (Sticker King), aka print producer of anything that sticks, recently invested in new facilities. Founder and owner Ron Vermeulen expands his markets through innovation. No less than 12 Mimaki printers are purring away in the production room to keep up with the increasing demand for stickers and printed promotional gifts. […]


June 15, 2017

Dutch print specialist Janssen Repro, based in Nijmegen, recently purchased a printer to print directly onto (plastic) plate material. Research was done, decisions were made. But as it turned out, the printer was too big to fit through the front door. Luckily, dealer Igepa came up with a resourceful solution to make the impossible happen. […]


November 25, 2016

Who knew that the Dokkumer Vlaggen Centrale (DVC) also created bean bags, beach chairs and display signs? All new applications for which the Frisian company relies on a Mimaki JV300-160, the ‘A-list brand’ among sublimation printers. ‘We’re a household name in terms of flags, but we actually create so much more’, comments Johan Schaafsma, production […]


October 27, 2016

Large format flatbed digital printers are among the most popular new digital printers, typically using UV-curable ink. Mimaki has been using LED technology for some time now, and this is what’s used in the JFX200-2513. There are good reasons to use LEDs for curing the ink. Traditionally curing of the UV ink is done using […]

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