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Take the Challenge with InkTec Europe at Sign and Digital 2022

Posted on March 1st, 2022 by rachel

InkTec Europe are inviting Sign and Digital visitors this year to Take the Challenge! Celebrating their South Korean culture, the stand will feature several Squid Game related trials. Whether it is the Dalgona honeycomb game or a strike a light battle against a colleague – will you survive? The Games Arena will sit alongside showcasing […]

Let’s talk about us…what we do and what we are proud of…

Posted on March 11th, 2021 by rachel

It would be wrong of us to assume, but we are conscious that some may know very little about InkTec, our heritage and everything that we do. We thought therefore we would take a moment to share just some of our roots, the journey the business has taken and how we now operate in Europe. […]

JETRIX LXi7 flatbed opens up the world of direct to substrate

Posted on December 10th, 2020 by rachel

This leading signage printer, manufacturer and installer recognised the time had come to enhance their existing offering with a direct to substrate flatbed printer. Widely recognised for their vinyl production of window graphics, interior and exterior displays and signage plus vehicle livery; they were keen to expand their offering. Coinciding with their move to new, […]


Posted on September 17th, 2020 by rachel

InkTec Europe has launched a campaign to help print service providers buy a JETRIX LED UV printer now and pay for it later. Printers are able to take advantage of a 6 month payment holiday on any one of the JETRIX LED UV flatbed or roll-to-roll printers. Prices start from £69,000 for the JETRIX LXiR320 […]

New Mimaki UV ink with an improved high density white

Posted on July 22nd, 2020 by rachel

InkTec Europe has launched a brand new equivalent UV ink – perfect for Mimaki UCJV300-160 large format printers. More than just being completely compatible; it has an improved, high density white which means it delivers less yellowing than the original inks. It is also extremely competitive on price.  The UCJV300-160 roll-to-roll is renowned as a […]

Fespa 2020 sees first showcase of the JETRIX LXi320 on mainland Europe

Posted on January 28th, 2020 by rachel

This popular roll-to-roll printer has already had significant success in the UK market and is set to reach similar achievements across Europe. Perfect for large scale production of PVC, flex, fabric banner, backlit banner for indoor and outdoor signage. This 3.2m large format roll to roll digital LED-UV printer features Konica Minolta heads and delivers […]

Enter a prize draw for an Amazon Echo for every order in December

Posted on November 27th, 2019 by rachel

It’s that time…the songs are starting to feature on the radio, the adverts are out there, the decorations are starting to appear…and it’s time for InkTec’s festive prize draw. So every ink and media order placed in December from the 1st until the very last orders by 3.30 p.m. on the 20th December will have […]

The rise of LED UV printing – where will it lead?

Posted on August 18th, 2019 by rachel

What an ever changing world we exist in! Every day the acceleration of print technology is creating unprecedented advances in innovation and applications. Scarily it may only been about 20 years since we were tied to the limitations of printing with plates or screens, but we are now seeing a massive blossoming of the LED […]

Whiter shade of pale…all about white ink…

Posted on September 18th, 2019 by rachel

InkTec have always developed and manufactured inks for many of the leading large format printer brands. Not forgetting of course our own range of specially created high quality inks for exclusive use in our portfolio of JETRIX printers. These include white, primer and varnish options for all our JETRIX flatbed printers and white ink for […]

New opaque self-adhesive fabric – TEX-RA

Posted on July 4th, 2019 by rachel

InkTec’s extensive media range now includes TEX-RA – an opaque self-adhesive fabric. This non reflective polyester fabric has been specially developed with easy to apply repositionable adhesive. Designed to make installation easier and remove the hassle of needing messy glues and pastes, TEX-RA is ideal for a large variety of applications. Its wide-ranging uses include […]

Which dye sublimation inks and medias are the best to use?

Posted on June 25th, 2019 by rachel

“Living in a material world…you know that we are living in a material world…” How true are these words from Madonna’s famous song! The textile industry is now one of the world’s largest industries. No wonder that dye sublimation inks and medias are proving so popular. Material is everywhere. It is actually estimated that something […]

JETRIX Open Day to kick off on 4th and 5th June

Posted on May 28th, 2019 by rachel

Do you already own one of the innovative JETRIX printers? Are you interested in having a JETRIX printer, but want to know more? Then this event is perfect! Join Perfect Colours on either the 4th or 5th June 2019. The 4th June is perfect for any printer wanting to find out more about their existing […]

NEW Opaque Self Adhesive Fabric

Posted on April 3rd, 2019 by rachel

It’s arrived…the very latest addition to InkTec’s media portfolio – an opaque self adhesive fabric. Super easy to apply, it features a repositionable adhesive which means there is no need for messy glues or pastes and if it is not quite right you can move it. Along with many other fabulous features it is also […]

Flat Dot now with Class B1 Fire Certification

Posted on March 25th, 2019 by rachel

InkTec are delighted to announce that these popular white window films are now fire rated to Building Class B1 Certification. The media cleverly uses Natura’s innovative Flat Dot air release adhesive. This features micro dots in the adhesive to create air channels to ensure easy application without bubbles. In addition, the media’s air release mechanism also […]

Four reasons to visit InkTec at Sign & Digital

Posted on January 21st, 2019 by rachel

2019 looks bright for South Korean company InkTec as they launch not one, but three new JETRIX printers. These newcomers, launching at Sign & Digital, will add to their already extensive range of roll-to-roll LED-UV flatbed printers. In addition, the event will see new opaque self adhesive polyester fabric joining the ranks of InkTec’s large […]

Take on retail with new frosted etch film

Posted on June 25th, 2018 by rachel

This reverse printed frosted etch film with silicone adhesive is the perfect choice to make a statement in a retail environment. Ideal for either a stunning retail display or to convey important messaging branding through window decoration, it will deliver fantastic print results. It can be used with Latex and UV printing technologies and offers […]

Why choose a UV-LED printer?

Posted on May 17th, 2018 by rachel

The rise of UV-LED printers is increasing and whilst LED will not be replacing conventional UV lamps, it’s all about choosing the right curing method for the application. So now, with Jetrix printers you can now choose, LED or UV and we also give our customers the option of testing both, so they can ensure […]

New entry level LED flatbed printer – the JETRIX KX6U-LED

Posted on April 5th, 2018 by rachel

We will be showcasing their ground breaking JETRIX LXi8 LED-UV flatbed printer and also the latest addition to the JETRIX portfolio – the KX6U-LED at Sign and Digital UK. These innovative printers will sit alongside some stunning new additions to its range of consumables. The 3.2m wide LXi8 will feature on stand H20, with the […]

Going for Gold!

Posted on February 14th, 2018 by rachel

We might not yet have achieved an elusive gold at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, but being a South Korean company we are proud of how it is portraying the country of our headquarters. The home of Samsung, LG Electronics and Hyundai! From our perspective our business was established in 1992 by Kwang Chung – […]

InkTec’s take on the sign industry for 2018

Posted on December 20th, 2017 by rachel

While many of the current sign industry trends are set to continue, there is likely to be some new dynamics in the use of wall and surface coverings, textured printing and dye sublimation inks for printed tension fabric displays in 2018. Take wall coverings, which has been an on-going trend for a few years now. […]

InkTec promoting COLOUR with Black Friday deals

Posted on November 21st, 2017 by rachel

This Friday will see InkTec encouraging printers to boost the use of colour with a series of exciting offers on a range of large format medias. Microporous Photo Paper from £14 per 30m roll: Glossy 190gsm 24″ x 30m    £14 Glossy 190gsm 36″ x 30m   £17 Glossy 190gsm 44″ x 30m   £25 Glossy 190gsm […]

Printers to benefit from new Natura media

Posted on November 15th, 2017 by rachel

In light of InkTec Europe’s recent announcement of their exclusive UK distributor partnership with Natura Media Ink, more light is being shed on what this new portfolio of substrates will potentially deliver. Of particular interest are the Flat Dot® media which cleverly uses micro dots in the adhesive to create air channels to ensure easy […]

InkTec will be showing several new products at The Print Show

Posted on August 18th, 2017 by rachel

InkTec will be at The Print Show in October and are looking forward to showcasing a number of key ink and media products. Come and see us on stand C04 – register for FREE NOW to find out more about: Inks Full range of solvent, aqueous, textile and latex inks which has been expanded to include: Solvent […]

Visit InkTec at Viscom Italia 2017

Posted on August 8th, 2017 by rachel

As a leading international manufacturer of printers, inks and media, InkTec will be using Viscom Italia 2017 to showcase its inks and media range alongside some stunning new additions to its collection of consumables. These include: The newest additions to the Eco Solvent range – these environmentally friendly inks are specifically designed to improve printing […]

InkTec support winning team in endurance rally challenge

Posted on August 1st, 2017 by rachel

A British team supported by Inktec and JETRIX have taken on an endurance rally and won. They achieved top spot after 18 gruelling challenges across Europe. The car – a Lancia Delta – was deliberately re-created with the original style rally branding using InkTec inks and media and was also printed on a JETRIX printer. […]

New team member signals increased investment in consumables

Posted on July 11th, 2017 by rachel

The recent expansion of InkTec’s sales team reveals a shift in business direction, with Peter Davidson joining the team as Senior Business Development Manager.  While the company continues to focus on its ever increasing sales and installations of JETRIX printers, Peter has been brought on board to principally concentrate on inks and media. With significant […]

The first sale of the JETRIX LXi8 LED UV Printer

Posted on July 6th, 2017 by rachel

It’s worldwide debut at Sign & Digital and then showcased at FESPA 2017 has led to the first sale of the JETRIX LXi8 LED UV printer. Clearly the appeal of this super-fast large format flatbed printer was not lost on Grupa Luxpol from Poland. A dedicated print specialist, Grupa Luxpol offer the complete customer solution […]

JETRIX LXi8 and ink innovations showcased at FESPA 2017

Posted on May 8th, 2017 by rachel

Our ground breaking JETRIX LXi8 LED-UV flatbed printer was brought to mainland Europe for the first time at FESPA 2017, hot on the heels of its worldwide launch in the UK. The new 3.2m wide LXi8 wowed the crowds in March at Sign and Digital UK and the team have been excited about showcasing this […]

SubliNova Inks Achieve Eco Passport by Oeko-Tex Association

Posted on May 5th, 2017 by rachel

InkTec has successfully achieved an ECO-passport certification from the Oeko-Tex Association. This is for its SubliNova HI-LITE dye sublimation inks. The Oeko-Tex Eco Passport is an internationally recognised safety and environmental certification for manufacturers of textiles. It includes stringent analysis of textile chemicals, colourants and auxiliaries. The priority is to confirm that the compounds and […]

Distribution network expands with Trend S.r.l. covering Italian market

Posted on April 4th, 2017 by rachel

Trend is one of the most important distributors of products and technologies for the Italian digital printing market. This partnership therefore offers a significant addition to InkTec’s increasingly expanding European network. This marks a considerable development for InkTec, as we are actively focused on rapidly broadening our distribution network across Europe. This is particularly important […]

S&D sees the Worldwide debut of the JETRIX LXi8 – UV Inks

Posted on March 21st, 2017 by rachel

We’re celebrating our 25th anniversary of UV ink supplied by InkTec a print & ink company founded in 2006 & based in Oxfordshire. Providing the most advanced printers and UV inks from a world leader in UV Flatbed technology is what we do best, so we are celebrating this landmark with the worldwide launch of […]

JETRIX support enhanced by Northern service centre

Posted on January 17th, 2017 by rachel

Addressing the need to offer rapid technical support, InkTec have established an additional JETRIX Northern service centre. This will be covering the whole of the North of England. This is an important region for InkTec, particularly as the number of installations of JETRIX printers has been steadily increasing over the last two years.  The new […]

Latest JETRIX software delivers user friendly experience

Posted on December 14th, 2016 by lindsey

Some of the complex challenges of large format printing have been further simplified with the newest GUI update rolling out across the complete JETRIX KX printer range. Specifically developed with the operator in mind, the latest software update offers an enhanced user experience with several improvements introduced. These include the ability to set the lamp […]

JETRIX KX3 installed at community digital studio

Posted on November 10th, 2016 by lindsey

A community fabrication studio in Aberdeen run by Robert Gordon University (RGU) has added a unique print machine to its range of scanning, printing and photocopying technology. The JETRIX KX3 is the latest addition to the studio, enhancing its printing facilities with a cutting edge machine which prints on a range of surfaces including glass, […]

The image is on the wall with WallpaperInk

Posted on September 20th, 2016 by lindsey

The plethora of home decoration and DIY rescue programmes, has stimulated the desire for people to be a little more individual in their home and office space.  This has given to a significant rise in personalised wall coverings be that of pictures, cartoons or simple quotations. As a result, one of our clients is maximising […]

JETRIX LX5 brings texture to printing

Posted on July 14th, 2016 by lindsey

It could be considered that the evolution of printing has shifted again, with the arrival of LED printers into the wide format arena.  No warm-up time, no heat generated and ultimately in some instances like with the JETRIX LX5, up to 35% less energy consumption compared to a mercury lamp printer. The result; an even […]

Banner | Pop Up | Roll Up Media reveals hidden beauty of insects in new exhibition in Oxford

Posted on May 17th, 2016 by lindsey

Little can be seen of an insect’s fine detail when viewed by the human eye, but this new exhibition by British photographer Levon Biss, takes this micro detail to a stunning new level. This exhibition features large scale images printed by Genesis Imaging, with their JETRIX printer producing the biggest pieces, featuring some of the […]

UK debut of JETRIX LX5 at Sign & Digital 2016

Posted on March 23rd, 2016 by lindsey

Delivering up to 35% lower energy consumption; Sign & Digital 2016 sees the UK debut of InkTec’s first LED UV Printer. Building on FESPA, the JETRIX LX5 LED UV Printer with it’s limited period 3 year warranty, will be demonstrating many of its key features and benefits including: Up to 35% lower energy consumption Sophisticated […]

FESPA sees debut of first JETRIX LED UV Printer

Posted on February 24th, 2016 by lindsey

Building on all the technology, stability, precision and design familiar with the existing JETRIX printers; the JETRIX LX5 heralds the arrival of the first LED UV printer from InkTec. Its FESPA 2016 European debut, signals a vivid shift in InkTec’s offering. Recognising the desire in the market for more environmentally friendly and energy efficient printers, […]

InkTec launch workshops starting with Caldera

Posted on January 19th, 2016 by lindsey

Focused on helping printers streamline the printing process and keep wasted print runs to an absolute minimum, the sessions will be open to printers, sign-makers and young people new to the industry. The aim is to give printers the skills and tools to enable them to print more efficiently, save time and importantly reduce costs. […]

New Ink welcome arrival of JETRIX KX7-S

Posted on January 13th, 2016 by lindsey

The impending addition of the JETRIX KX7-S meant that not only did New Ink need to find new premises to fit the 2.5 x 3m flatbed; they had to remove the front of the building!  With so much investment at stake, the New Ink team recognised they would need to make some radical changes to […]

Colour Studios add JETRIX printer

Posted on November 3rd, 2015 by lindsey

The latest JETRIX flatbed – the KX7-D with white ink and a roll to roll system – has been added to Colour Studios production suite in Bath. As specialists in exhibition design and build, display graphics, modular systems and recyclable displays, Colour Studios were keen to purchase a printer which could offer flexibility and versatility. […]

Insight into InkTec HQ

Posted on October 21st, 2015 by lindsey

Ian Windebank, JETRIX engineer and Colour Specialist’s recently went on a trip to our Headquarters in Korea. As one of our newest additions to the team, it was important to ensure that Ian got a great insight into the business, while also completing a comprehensive training programme on our JETRIX printers, particularly from those that […]

Colour Specialist Joins JETRIX Team

Posted on September 9th, 2015 by lindsey

InkTec’s expanding operations; our move to larger premises earlier this year and our busy year so far, has driven the need to enhance the current JETRIX engineering team. As a result, Ian Windebank has joined the team as a JETRIX Engineer and Colour Specialist. Here we take a few moments to chat to him about […]

The Perfect Cure – FREE UV LAMPS

Posted on July 31st, 2015 by lindsey

Buy a JETRIX by the 31st October 2015 and get FREE UV LAMPS FOR THREE YEARS Right up to the end of October, we are offering free UV lamps for the first three years when you purchase a JETRIX UV flatbed printer. JETRIX printers are some of the most advanced printers in the world, carefully […]

New range of Canon inks for iPF series

Posted on July 15th, 2015 by lindsey

Got a Canon iPF 8000S/8300S/8400S? With the ability to just plug and play, these water-based pigment inks provide superior colour stability and print longevity. They also achieve better expressive blacks and smoother colour graduations across a variety of media types. Main features include: Easy switch over from original inks – plug and play Wider colour […]

Celebrating InkTec’s Foundation Day

Posted on June 17th, 2015 by lindsey

Since its establishment, 23 years ago, in 1992 with the slogan; “Today’s technology is never good enough for us” InkTec has enjoyed exceptional growth and recognition. These humble beginnings were the very start of what has now become an international company under the banner of InkTec Co Ltd. Since then we have enjoyed many successes, […]

Icebar menus win Willow Graphics award

Posted on June 16th, 2015 by lindsey

A unique request from a unique venue – the ICEBAR in London – has won one of our JETRIX clients, Willow Graphics, the ‘creative use of a substrate’ award at The Print, Design and Marketing Awards held in London on the 11th June. Using the JETRIX KX7 direct to media UV printer, Willow Graphics reverse […]

What a show Fespa was!

Posted on May 28th, 2015 by lindsey

While we are all now back in the office and are catching up on everything we missed after being out at Fespa, we have been reflecting on some of the key highlights. The most positive of which was just how busy it was. The energy, the fantastic stands, the seminar programme, all topped off by […]

InkTec on the Move

Posted on April 30th, 2015 by lindsey

Ever increasing sales of JETRIX printers and of InkTec’s inks and media ranges, has created the need to move to a larger location. The right site has been carefully considered to ensure business continuity, while ensuring the new location provides the capacity for the future development plans of the company. So, recognising the commercial benefits […]

InkTec’s new 2L solvent ink pack for MBIS

Posted on April 7th, 2015 by inktec

Our solvent ink product range for the MBIS (Mimaki Bulk Ink System) has been enlarged with the launch of a new 2L solvent ink pack series. Compatible with Mimaki printers with MBIS, the carefully researched and designed formulation is also well-matched to original 2L ink packages. The MBIS is a popular option for use with […]

Sold, sold, sold – all at Sign and Digital

Posted on April 2nd, 2015 by inktec

The JETRIX RX3200 was only in the country a few days, and yet the very first UK sale happened very quickly during its official European launch at Sign and Digital. Clearly the appeal of this super-wide 3.2m Roll to Roll UV printer, designed on rapid production speeds, was not lost on PFI Sign Solutions. A […]

Bulk Filling System Launch at SignUK – save up to 65% on ink costs

Posted on February 25th, 2015 by lindsey

Sign and Digital UK, will see the launch of InkTec’s newest bulk filling system. Using the latest innovation and recognising customers’ concerns about ink costs, InkTec have created a cost effective ink alternative for outdoor signage printers that could save up to 65% on ink costs. Featuring either an open floater cartridge, where ink goes […]

Debut of JETRIX RX3200 at SignUK

Posted on February 9th, 2015 by lindsey

JETRIX are using Sign UK 2015 as a launch pad for the European debut of their brand new 3.2m UV roll printer, the JETRIX RX3200. The New JETRIX RX3200 is a super-wide production speed 3.2m Roll to Roll UV printer designed based on rapid speeds and a high precision concept. Whilst the printer is new, […]

Jetrix Printers to Feature in Upcoming Exhibition

Posted on August 14th, 2014 by inktec

From 23 September to 4 October the Mead Carney Gallery in Dover Street, London, will be showing works by American artist Jeffrey Kroll that wed mobile photography and painting with images printed onto canvas via large-format Jetrix inkjet printers. The show, called ‘Strata’, is co-sponsored by Jetrix, who’s technology has been crucial to the project. […]

InkTec’s Demo Suite is Officially Open!

Posted on July 28th, 2014 by inktec

The opening of the demo suite for the Korean organisation suite marked a significant step in support of the Prime Minister’s pledge to create a ‘partnership of growth and reform’ with China and Asia, encouraging businesses in Asia to invest in the UK. Speaking at the opening, David Cameron commented: “Britain and South Korea may […]

The Secret to InkTec’s Success!

Posted on July 25th, 2014 by inktec

Read a preview of  Signlink’s Harriet Gordon interview with InkTec’s Managing Director, Joey Kim… How did you first find yourself in the industry and how have you seen it change over the years? Our industry has dramatically changed every year with the development of new printheads, new ink, and new technologies to cope with market […]