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UV curing specialist ITL expands further in China

 The world’s leading supplier of UV sources for digital ink jet applications, Integration Technology Ltd (ITL) has relocated its China operations to larger premises to meet growing domestic demand for the company’s LED and traditional arc lamp curing solutions.

The relocation marks a further step in resource-sharing with its strategic marketing partner IST-Metz for UK-based ITL which makes a wide range of compact and light weight UV arc products in addition to cutting edge, solid state UV LED systems and bespoke design partnerships for inkjet developers.

Its new facility in Dapu Road, Shanghai, also brings ITL twice the occupant space of its previous location.

Separate accommodation is provided for administration, including product demonstration and testing and customer training, in addition to assembly of ITL’s SubZero lightweight, high output, miniature UV curing lamps. Added provision is also made for warehousing spare parts.

Sam “Minglei” Yang

Says ITL China Business Development Manager, Sam Yang Minglei:

“A decade spent working on developing our presence in China is paying dividends and we have again needed to expand our corporate footprint here to meet demand for a broader range of products and enhanced customer support facilities.

“Sharing facilities and resources with our marketing partner IST adds to our individual and collective strength in China where we forecast continued growth in market share for our business.”

October 2014

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LED TECH Talk 12-13th November 2014

LEDs are small and compact, produce comparatively little heat and no ozone. In lighting technology they have already started their triumph, and for several years their use in the printing industry has been discussed. Will they replace conventional UV technology? For which applications are they suitable?

When is a retrofitting worthwhile? At the LED Tech Talk of IST METZ GmbH we provide a realistic assessment of advantages and use of the new technology. IST METZ has positioned itself successfully in this market over the last years and offers a wide range of LED UV systems.

In short speeches experts from IST METZ and its partner company Integration Technology Ltd. (ITL) talk about the current status of LED UV technology in various printing processes. Practical demonstrations on the in-house printing presses add to the agenda. The subsequent panel discussion offers the possibility to deepen some topics. The event aims at representatives from printing press manufacturers, print shops and the trade press.

For details on the agenda please click here

October 2014

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ITL further expands UV curing for digital inkjet sector

Leading supplier of UV curing systems to the global digital inkjet industry, Integration Technology Ltd (ITL) has extended the scope of its SubZero range with the introduction of 220mm and 280mm arc length variants in both shuttered and non-shuttered options.

The ITL SubZero UV programme comes in both arc and LED variants and is a proven solution for wide format inkjet printers combining a highly compact footprint with ultra-light weight and outstanding field serviceability.

SubZero 220

Launched at (July 2014) Shanghai AD and Sign Show, standard features of the new SubZero 220 and SubZero 280 solutions include a replaceable quartz front plate and quick-change lamp cassette. Both have 100 W/cm variable power and utilise advanced halide bulb technology, integrated air-cooling and switch-mode electronic power supply.

Additional options include alternative bulb spectra ‘H’,’D’, or ‘A’ with enhanced optics delivering a 16% enhanced UV output.

The SubZero 220 and SubZero 280 can be supplied with ITL’s proven SubZero integral high-speed electronic shutter, delivering a programmed electronic actuation ensuring a fast cycle time (80ms) with inertia-less braking enabling the shutter to be closed or opened during the print cycle without transmitting vibration to the print engine, and which further eliminates light reflection into the print heads.

Founded in 2000, ITL is the market leader in the production of arc and UV LED light engines. The UK-based company has offices in Europe, USA, Japan, China and South Korea.

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September 2014

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