Gerber Innovations - 10/9/2009
The New Gerber Solara ionZ Unveiled at Three Trade Shows
Gerber Scientific Products, a worldwide leader in sign-making and specialty graphics systems headquartered in
South Windsor, CT, unveiled their latest Solara ion flatbed UV printer, the new Solara ionZ™ at three recent
The Solara ionZ’s eight print head, 14 picoliter drop size print engine produced jobs that excited crowds at
PRINT® 09 in Chicago, Viscom Düsseldorf Germany 2009, and the 2009 SGIA Expo in New Orleans.
Gerber’s executive director of digital solutions, Curt Brey commented, "The Solara ionZ is a powerful new
edition to the popular line of Gerber UV flatbed printers. Capitalizing on proven UV print technology and the
universal flatbed platform of the Solara ion™, the Solara ionZ produces output with simply outstanding print
quality, unmatched ink adhesion and impressive color representation accuracy."
The Solara ionZ utilizes the innovative print technology found in the Gerber Solara ion family of printers.
GerberCAT™ cationic UV inks offer the highest degree of UV ink performance because of their unique chemical
bonding process. Gerber’s Cold Fire Cure™ low energy cure technology operates at nearly room temperature,
allowing the user to print on heat-sensitive materials such as paper-based products, thin styrene and corrugated
While several pre-release units have already been installed worldwide, production shipments will begin in early
December 2009. Learn more about the Solara ionZ and the entire family of Gerber sign-making and specialty
graphics products at www.gspinc.com.