Israel based leading digital textile printing company Kornit Digital has announced about worldwide commercial availability of its innovative Kornit Storm HD6, a direct to garment printing system. The company has lately started with global shipment of this cutting edge printing system.
The Kornit Avalanche HD6 was unveiled in the first quarter of 2018 at Fespa Berlin and since its commercial release, over 150 Avalanche HD systems and upgrades have been ordered including the multi-million orders by several customers worldwide.
Kornit’s HD systems comprise of Kornit Avalanche HD6, Kornit Avalanche HDK and Kornit’s Storm HD6 that enable new level of print quality appropriate for the fashion and retail markets. Also Kornit’s NeoPigment Rapid Ink, specially developed for its’ HD technology offers an improved hand feel along with increased opacity and saturation of white ink.
Moreover the print quality is enriched by ColorGATE’s professional RIP software adding advanced color management and screening capabilities, improved white base creation and pre-defined color libraries for ultimate color matching.
The Kornit Storm HD6 includes six color channels (CMYK, Red, Green) plus white, for a wider gamut and improved spot color matching. The HD print engine is combined with NeoPigment Rapid that significantly reduces the ink consumption and cost per print by 30 per cent. The new cost per print levels make the new HD system an attractive choice for digital and screen printers for print runs between one and five hundred copies.
Omer Kulka, Vice President of Marketing and Product Strategy, Kornit Digital stated, “Our HD technology continues to be a success story as the reduced cost per print and the screen-like look and feel meets the market demands that are growing significantly. Introducing this technology to our mid-range product opens up new opportunities for Kornit users.”
Jim George, CEO, Trevco, said, “In 2006, we decided to enter direct-to-garment printing and bought our first Kornit. Since then, we’ve expanded to 10 Kornit Avalanche 1000 systems. In February we beta tested the HD platform and were amazed at the increase in quality, especially within the red and green color spectrum.” George added that the HD technology dramatically improves the design resolution and allows to have ad hoc ‘screen print quality’ design reproduction.
The Kornit Digital develops, manufactures and markets industrial digital printing technologies for the garment, apparel and textile industries. It is a global company with offices in the USA, Europe and Asia Pacific, and serves customers in more than 100 countries worldwide.