NUR Leads Wide-format UV Roll-to-Roll Market with 75% Market Share Based on I.T. Strategies’ Report. NUR’s global installed base of over 160 UV Roll-to-Roll printers dominates world market.
Lod, Israel, August 28, 2007 – NUR Macroprinters (NURMF.PK), a leading supplier of wide-format inkjet production printers for the printing industry, today announced that, according to I.T. Strategies report, as of December 31st, 2006, NUR owns a market share of over 75% in the wide-format UV Roll-to-Roll printer sector (> $200K). These numbers confirm NUR’s leading position in the global wide-format and super wide-format UV Roll-to-Roll markets.
In the recently released I.T. Strategies (www.it-strategies.com) report entitled, “Wide Format Digital Color Printing Forecast 2007”, nearly 200 UV Roll-to-Roll printers (>$200K) were installed by year-end 2006. At the same time, NUR had over 160 such printers installed, representing ownership of approximately 78% of this market segment. According to I.T. Strategies, 119 UV Roll-to-Roll printers were installed during 2006, while NUR installed 63 of these printers, signifying that NUR’s own installations represented over 50% from the overall UV Roll-to-Roll printers installed in 2006. These figures take NUR dramatically ahead of its competitors in this rapidly expanding market. The report further stated that global UV Roll-to-Roll sales are forecast to increase from $121 million in 2006 to more than $560 million by 2011, a CAGR of 36%.
“We pride ourselves in capturing such a significant market share in the UV Roll-to-Roll market,” said David Reis, CEO, NUR Macroprinters. “With our unrivaled NUR Expedio technology, we will continue to lead the wide-format printing arena, and remain committed to increase productivity, ink coverage and media flexibility,” added Reis.
About NUR’s UV roll-to-roll offerings:
NUR Expedio™ Revolution
This new 5m UV inkjet printer prints at an unprecedented speed of 300 sq.m (3,200 sq.ft) /hr. In addition, with the NUR Expedio Revolution, you can achieve an ink coverage that is approximately 4 times better than the coverage achieved using a solvent printer*. The NUR Expedio™ Revolution enables you to replace your solvent prints with UV prints while improving quality and productivity, thus reducing your cost per sq.m for best ROI (Return of Investment).
NUR Expedio™ Inspiration
A 3.2m UV wide-format printer, which combines unparalleled quality and productivity with maximum media flexibility on one platform. With a print resolution of up to 800 x 635 dpi and a printing speed of up to 110 sq.m (1,200 sq.ft) /hr, customers requiring high volume, wide-format and super wide-format digital print, will benefit from the printer-s impressive checklist of features. The printer-s optional Flatbed module includes a smart mounting mechanism that allows easy switching between rigid and roll-fed printing modes.
NUR Expedio™ 5000
A 5m wide-format UV roll-to-roll printer, with a printing speed of up to 150 sq.m (1,600 sq.ft) /hr, that combines the performance and operational efficiency of traditional wide-format printers with the media versatility, quality and environmental friendliness found in the latest UV-curable inkjet printers.
NUR Expedio™ 3200
A 3.2m (10.5 ft) wide-format printer with a unprecedented printing speed of up to 120 sq.m (1,300 sq.ft) /hr on virtually any rolled media. The printer-s optional Flatbed module includes a smart mounting mechanism that allows easy switching between rigid and roll-fed printing modes. With the media versatility you are able to print a wide variety of applications such as Backlit and Block out applications.
About I.T. Strategies
I.T. Strategies is an established research and consultancy firm dedicated to serving companies in emerging digital color printing markets. The company delivers intelligent data, strategy and implementation practices to vendors in the digital printing industry around the world. From offices in Boston and Tokyo, I.T. Strategies conducts research and surveys, delivers data and analysis, offers interpretation and advice, identifies specific opportunities and helps organizations implement these strategies to achieve effective solutions. For more information see www.it-strategies.com or call 781-826 0200, contact Liz Ziepniewski-Logue.
About NUR Macroprinters Ltd.
NUR Macroprinters (NURMF.PK) is a leading supplier of wide-format inkjet printers for the printing industry. NUR develops, manufactures and markets wide-format inkjet production printers and high-quality companion inks for a wide variety of business enterprises including commercial printing companies, sign printers, screen printers, billboard and media companies, photo labs, and digital printing service providers. NUR’s cost-effective, reliable printing solutions are helping customers worldwide deliver the high quality and fast turnaround they need to meet their clients’ exacting demands and succeed in today’s competitive marketplace. More information about NUR Macroprinters is available at www.nur.com.
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