EFI Enters Wood-Printing Market with New Cubik for Inkjet Printing on Wood

EFI Cubik

At the Ligna trade show being held in Hannover, Germany.Electronics For Imaging (EFI) previewed its new Cubik system for industrial digital inkjet wood-decoration printing

The firm says that “thanks to digital printing, there are no limits regarding individualisation and decoration of wooden surfaces.” EFI Cubik inkjet-printing technology for printing in the wood industry is said to provide both premium quality short-runs, as well as high-speed mass production of decorative surfaces for indoor and outdoor applications on wood.

Sample of Cubik wood-printing.

Based on EFI’s single-pass inkjet printing technology, EFI’s Cubik is also said to provide the wood industry “top-quality decoration, maximum performance and ink savings” through EFI printing that “gets the printer, inks, and Fiery proServer color-management system all working together as a fully integrated concept solution, providing value to building-materials manufacturers.”

With up to eight printing bars, EFI says that a wide variety of decoration effects can be directly applied to wooden surfaces, not just CMYK (cyan, magenta, yellow, black). As a digital printing system, Cubik supports both, short run, variable prints as well as high-volume runs. Cubik’s main features include:

  • Printing width: up to 1.814 mm
  • Print speed: up to 75 linear m/min

José Luis Ramón Moreno, vice president and general manager for EFI Industrial Printing commented: “We benefit from an innovative market-leading portfolio and strong expertise in our industrial inkjet business, and are excited about expanding into the wood industry, which represents an important growth opportunity for EFI.”

EFI also markets industrial printers and ink technologies, providing solutions for multiple materials and for applications such as flooring, wall cladding, furniture, countertops, shower plates, facades, outdoor paving, and roofing materials.

For more information about Cubik, contact EFI here.

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