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New Inkjets, Flatbeds and Roll Printers Shown at SGIA

Inkjet digital printing is no longer a substitute for photographic display printing. The SGIA acronym has changed from "Screen" to Specialty Graphics & Imaging Association. It was a smart and all-inclusive move for the organization, and there certainly was something for photo labs, repro shops, quick printers, and offset shops.

When you really think about it, digital printing is in its infancy and if you compare it to years invested in traditional photographic, letterpress, and offset printing, one can hardly imagine what inkjet printing will be ten years down the road. How we make a print almost doesn't matter. One thing is for certain, and that's the visual aspect of an image. "People still want a picture to put in their wallet," said Don Burrell, Burrell Colour Imaging, Crown Point, IN.