Quality Print Services (QPS) has been appointed as the official UK distributor for ColorJet’s UV flatbed and soft signage printers. Lancashire-based QPS will be providing five of the Indian manufacturers most advanced machines, the Verve LED, Verve Hybrid, Vulcan RTR, SoftJet Plus and the SoftJet Grand.

The Verve LED is an industrial UV flatbed printer that runs at speeds of up to 38sqm/hr and enables direct printing onto almost any kind of rigid surface including wood, glass, leather and ceramic tiles. Its sister machine, the Verve Hybrid, is a 3.2m-wide UV flatbed roll-to-roll printer that delivers fast and versatile UV performance at speeds of up to as 63sqm/hr. Developed specifically for high-endurance work, the Verve Hybrid can print on substrates including aluminium composite sign blanks and sheets, foamboard, fluted polypropylene, glass, ceramic tiles, wood, as well as a wide range of vinyl and flexible media.

The Vulcan RTR 3.2m-wide roll-to-roll UV flatbed inkjet printer, able to print at speeds up to 678sqft/hr is described as the ‘perfect solution for indoor and outdoor work,’ with the machine able to handle materials including backlit fabric, ceiling film, vinyl, advertising banner and PET.

Of the two SoftJet’s, the 2.5m SofJet Plus is an entry-level soft signage printer that is being marketed as ‘the perfect solution for minimum investment and maximum profitability.’ Finally, the SoftJet Grand is a 3.2m soft signage printer suitable for a whole host of soft signage applications such as banners, displays, wall decorations, signage, parasols, flags, backdrops and outdoor advertisements.

‘We’re delighted to expand our product offering to include the ColorJet UV flatbed and soft signage printers,’ said Chris Bailey, managing director of QPS. ‘We were put in touch with ColorJet by the team at Nazdar, whose products are already successfully used on ColorJet platforms. As a distributor of both Nazdar and DuPont Artistri inks, we are able to fine tune the ColorJet printers’ ink selection to specifically meet any customer’s requirements. Our ink expertise, coupled with our ability to offer full technical support nationwide – something we’ve been doing for many years – means we are highly experienced and well placed to offer a comprehensive package to our customers.’

Binoj Antony, international business head at ColorJet India, added, ‘The partnership with QPS reiterates our strong focus on widening our presence across key markets by offering customers the ColorJet range of UV and soft signage products and supporting them with prompt and efficient service. We are confident that this association will be a major milestone for our expansion plans in the UK.’