Friday , September 11-Wednesday , September 16 ,2015
Organizer:Japan Graphic Arts Suppliers Committee (JGASC)
Support:Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI), Tokyo Metropolitan Government, Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO), Japan Federation of Printing Industries (JFPI), The Japanese Society of Printing Science and Technology (JSPST), Japan Corrugated Case Association (JCCA), Japan Association of Graphic Arts Technology (JAGAT), Digital Content Association of Japan (DCAJ), Digital Signage Consortium (DSC)
Period:Friday, September 11 to Wednesday, September 16, 2015
Site:Tokyo Big Sight (East Exhibition Halls 1-6)
IGAS 2015 was held for six days, from Friday, September 11 to Wednesday, September 16, 2015 at the Tokyo Big Sight International Exhibition Center with the theme of [Print + innovation: Further Challenge to the Print technology!] with 345 exhibitors in an area of 24,167 sqm. Some 56,533 visitors came to the show.
[Details on Visitors]
Friday, September 11 10,175
Saturday, September 12 13,917
Sunday, September 13 6,501
Monday, September 14 8,260
Tuesday, September 15 9,168
Wednesday, September 16 8,512
Komori Corporation presented optimum business models and solutions that take the standpoint of customers, enabling a contribution to the development and growth of customers’ business through the Komori booth, live demonstrations and seminars with the main theme of ‘Open New Pages’ and the subtheme of ‘Tsunagu: Connect.’
Impremia IS29 29″ Sheetfed Inkjet Digital Printing System
Lithrone G40 H-UV-equipped Six-color 40″ Offset Printing Press with In-line Coater (GL-640+C)
Lithrone GX40RP H-UV-equipped Eight-color 40″ Front/Reverse Multi-Color Offset Printing Press (GLX-840RP)
Lithrone A37 Four-color 37″ Sheetfed Offset Press (LA-437)
Impremia C100 Full Color Digital Printing System
Apressia CT137 Programmable Hydraulic Clamp Cutter
Apressia DC105 Automatic Flatbed Die Cutting Machine
K-Station 4 Printing Task Control Software
KP-Connect Komori Solution Cloud
The solutions business indicating new possibilities for printing that will be achieved through the combination of offset and digital were presented with four demonstrations each day (differed on final day). There were a great many visitors especially at the demonstrations of the Impremia IS29.
The dCL (digital Creative Lounge) facilities were set up in the Komori booth, and a digital printing system, laminator, cutting plotter and the K-ColorSimulator 2 CMS software were exhibited. We demonstrated business model ideas and color matching with offset printing.
At the exhibition site, case studies of users who have adopted K-Supply products (special consumables, materials and equipment) and the support system for these users were shown with video and panel displays. In addition, products that contribute to energy saving on existing machines and in the plant, such as DC blowers and a real-time operations monitor (power consumption monitoring device), were also shown.
[KOMORI Ecology Corner]
‘Building a mild, bright future where the balance is protected through the coexistence of everything’ is the green concept that Komori promotes. We introduced the building of production environments that incorporate this green concept as well as the current state of product development.
[Web Offset/Chambon Corner]
The Komori booth at IGAS 2015 exhibited panels showing the latest technologies and printing samples from H-UV-equipped web offset presses. Panels showing the in-line presses for packaging manufactured by Komori-Chambon and printing samples from these machines were also introduced.
[Currency Press Corner / Seria Corner / Print Gallery]
Komori currency/security presses are running in not only domestic but also overseas facilities. The Currency Press Corner had an explanation of anticounterfeiting technologies with the title ‘Japanese banknotes are printed by KOMORI banknote printing presses.’ and exhibited a panel showing currency presses for export.
In the Seria Corner, screen-printed printing samples from the automotive, graphics and amusement markets were exhibited.
Business model ideas and samples of added value printing were displayed in the Print Gallery. Printing methods and key points were also introduced in this corner.
[Seminors] Five seminors for persons involved in printing, such as on Komori original printing technologies and preventive maintenance activities were held during the show.. A total of 220 visitors attended the Komori seminars.
We wish to express our thanks to everyone who came to IGAS 2015 and look forward to seeing you all again at IGAS 2018.