Xaar announces Zhengzhou New Century as latest OEM partner for the new Xaar 1201 printhead

Categories: Graphics, Packaging
16 September 2016

Xaar plc, the leader in industrial inkjet technology, is delighted to announce thatZhengzhou New Century Digital Print Technology Co. Ltd (New Century) is the latest OEM partner to develop and launch wide-format inkjet printers based on the innovative new Xaar 1201 Thin Film piezo printhead.  

The range of printers recently launched by New Century include roll-to-roll aqueous and eco-solvent Sky-Color printer models using the new Xaar 1201 printhead in 1, 2 and 4 colour variants. These new printers will be on show at Sign China 2016 from 19 – 22 September, Shanghai, China (Hall W5, Stand C05).

"Xaar created the digital wide format graphic printing market and I believe a new market will be established with the innovative Xaar 1201," says Mr. Lifeng Jin General Manager, Zhengzhou New Century. "With Xaar we have a stable supply of state-of-the-art printheads and I look forward to a long term partnership with the company."

The Xaar 1201 is a versatile and compact greyscale printhead capable of handling aqueous and eco-solvent inks. It prints 1, 2 or 4 colours and delivers a high level of quality and performance. Designed for easy integration by printer manufacturers, the Xaar 1201 features 1280 nozzles jetting variable drop sizes to produce high-quality graphics on a wide range of substrates at an apparent resolution of up to 1440 dpi.
"The high level of interest in the impressive new Xaar 1201 from specialist wide-format inkjet printer manufacturers shows that this printhead delivers everything that the market wants for its next-generation models – high quality, high-flexibility and high productivity at an affordable cost," says Bob Bobertz, Director of Sales, Asia, Xaar.