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Atlantic extends printer range with Azon distribution deal

Atlantic Tech Services has boosted its product range by taking on the entire range of Croatian specialist digital printer manufacturer Azon’s range.

The new Matrix is one of the Azon range now sold by Atlantic

Azon printers that Atlantic will sell cover the textile, direct to garment (DTG), UV flatbed and industrial markets, including the Matrix industrial UV-LED flatbed launched at Fespa last month, which can print onto objects weighing up to 100kg at up to 2,880dpi.

Atlantic managing director Keith Pratt said that he expected the Razor range of small UV flatbeds, which compete with machines such as the Mimaki UJF-3042 and 6042, to prove particularly popular. He acknowledged that compared to equivalent Mimaki, Mutoh and Roland DG machines the Azon name was relatively unknown in the UK, but added that the quality of the machines would break down any barriers. The firm has an extensive UK customer base and knowledge of that market through its service and aftermarket ink businesses.

Azon is currently manufacturing the machines that will be installed at Atlantic’s demo centre in Harlow, Essex, which are expected to be installed by early July.

The firm has also revealed that it will extend its deal with Ricoh to sell the its DTG machines, which were launched at Fespa, in addition to its wide-format latex printers.

“The addition of these new products gives us a range of machines that address unique market spaces,” said Pratt. “I’m very excited.

Atlantic appointed AZON UK Distributor

Atlantic Tech Service are proud to announce that they have been appointed the UK Distributors for the Award Winning, European built AZON printer range which includes the Matrix TEX, the TexPro and Mirage textile printers, the Razor Hale, Matrix and Mason UV printers, and the Matrix DTS, Grande DTS, Boxer and DTS Series 2 printers, together with the high performance specially developed AZON 220ml cartridge or a 500ml Bulk Inking system in CMYK, LC, LM LK, LLK and White inkjet UV, Textile and DTS inks. All models as shown below.

At the recent FESPA 2017 exhibition Azonprinters launched the Azon MATRIX, industrial UV-LED inkjet printing solution with optional S, M and L bed sizes; 700 mm x 1900 mm / 700 mm x 2500 mm / 1200 mm x 3300 mm which are handling heavy materials up to 100 kg for indoor, outdoor and industrial applications. Azon MATRIX extends productivity and creativity by printing directly onto any type of material like PET, ABS, polycarbonate, TPU, wood, stone, glass, canvas, ceramic, aluminium, and leather. Azon MATRIX supports artists, industrial designers, photographers, architects, entrepreneurs and all other in their creative and inventive ideas with innovative technology and years of experience. Instruction panels, evacuation plan panels, bike and hiking route signs, bar & restaurant signs, are just one of numerous application possibilities for indoor of outdoor use. With an outstanding resolution of 2880 dpi, it is highly usable in versatile industries with a request for high-quality volume printing like leather industry, tradeshow graphics, interior decorations, sign industry, furniture industry etc.

Azon MATRIX series features a monoblock structure that allows simple installation and the flexibility for the system to be relocated to a multitude of locations. Precision lead screw feature provides high reliability and repeatability that increase performance and accuracy. The robust Azon MATRIX allows an increase of productivity and delivers high-quality results on virtually any rigid media. Dual security mode for automatic media thickness detection and head protection secure print head from damages before print starts while powerful zoned vacuum system keeps material flat and allows printing on soft and thin materials with remarkable precision. In order to maintain accurate high-quality printing even during long production runs, Azonprinter incorporated six specially designed 500ml bulk ink tanks with monitoring sensors which are built to meet the demands of high volume operations.

Everything from full featured Azon RIP software to new revolutionary Azon TurboJet inks will provide reliable and productive printing and new innovative ideas and business approaches. The versatility of white ink as a base for high-density CMYK layer delivers unusual and creative textures on all materials. Azon Rotax adaptor for cylindrical printing doubles the possibilities of digital printing while enhanced media settings included for added convenience will open doors to endless business opportunities.

Atlantic were selected by the Azonprinter company because of their excellent reputation for professional national service and support and customer care programmes. Atlantic MD Keith Pratt says that “The Azon range competes favourably against competition, with higher resolution capabilities, improved flexibility of use and above all reliability backed by our national support team”. “We identified the potential for this affordable, high quality range of printers in the UK, by adding the Azon range to our existing Ricoh Pro L4100 Series Latex printers, we are now able to offer our customers solutions to print on a much wider range of substrates and objects, such as bottles, pens, golf-balls, all types of textiles, leather, wood, tiles and many more”. “We are particularly excited by the introduction of the MATRIX Series and the capabilities of the Razor Hale which can also create raised ADA Compliant print up to 2mm in depth for Braille script standard”. “Azonprinter have worked closely with the Association for visually impaired people for guidance and parameters for the most effective print solution on the market”