Exciting new opportunities are on the horizon for Mid-State Litho, Inc (MSL) of Flint, MI as MGI’s official state distributor for Michigan. Headquartered in France, MGI is a leader in the European digital printing industry. MGI is a pioneer in the graphic industry, bringing value-adding solutions to a wide range of graphic markets, including commercial printers, plastic card manufacturers, government agencies, packaging firms, in-plant printers, newspaper printers, photo printers and book printers. MGI’s products are unique in their environmentally friendly solutions designed into each piece of equipment. Ozone-free lamps and active recycling programs demonstrate MGI’s commitment to bringing greener choices to the printing industry. MGI continually evolves and innovates to include new technology in all of their designs in order to keep up with the changing graphics market. By combining engineering performance in electronics, IT, micro-mechanics, colorimerty, chemistry and inkjet, MGI promises to remain and grow as a major competitor in the graphics industry and MSL is thrilled to have the opportunity to work with MGI during this exciting time.
MGI’s products line includes the new Meteor DP8700 XL, the most versatile digital press in the global graphics market. The Meteor’s ability to print super format sizes up to 13” x 47” is a market exclusive ability which allows MGI to provide a service no one else can. With MGI there are no click charges. Instead, the Meteor operates more like an offset press. You pay for what you print. Plastic card manufacturing solutions open doors to new markets. The Meteor offers users the widest range of substrate possibilities, including plastics.
Along with the Meteor, MGI also offers the JETcard as a solution for plastic card production. The JETcard features MGI’s cutting-edge inkjet technology and can print in full color at the highest dpi available for an inkjet system. The JETcard is easy to use and can replace up to five different pieces of equipment used in the plastic card production chain. It’s a Litho press, a collator, a lamination press, a die cutter and an encoder/personalization printer all in one. MGI’s PressCard Pro is an industrial production unit for the short run lamination of plastic substrates. The PressCard has the smallest footprint among industrial hot platen lamination units and is approximately the size of a standard refrigerator. The easy to use PressCard can process up to 2,400 cards per hour. Alongside the Meteor, the JETcard and the PressCard Pro, the PunchCard Pro rounds out MGI’s line of plastic card production equipment. The PunchCard Pro is a semiautomatic card punching unit with easy to use semiautomatic feeding. This ultra-compact unit’s low cost of acquisition makes it a great solution for any plastic card production printer.
MGI’s line of UV coating solutions include the amazing JETvarnish which has changed how the graphic industry views spot UV coating. The JETvarnish provides a digital solution to the UV spot process, allowing for more personalization and less cost to printers. No solvents, no ozone and the varnish’s self-cleaning features at the press of a button make JETvarnish the environmentally friendly choice for the spot UV industry make for fast shop clean up.