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Ferro and Dip-Tech to showcase latest advancements in glass printing at Vitrum 2017

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Ferro, a leading global provider of functional coatings and color solutions, and Dip-Tech, the world-leading provider of digital ceramic glass printing solutions, will exhibit in a joint booth at Pavilion 7 - K11 – L18 at Vitrum 2017, October 3-6 in Milan, Italy. 
As the first major European glass industry show since Ferro acquired Dip-Tech in early August 2017, Vitrum provides a premier opportunity for Ferro and Dip-Tech to showcase their expanded offering for flat glass. At the booth, Ferro and Dip-Tech will present Dip-Tech digital ceramic glass printing solutions, as well as Ferro’s extensive offering of enamels, coatings and pastes for architectural, appliances and automotive glass.
Together, a complete solution for glass
The Ferro portfolio, accompanied by Dip-Tech digital glass print technology, offers a complete solution across the glass market. Ferro brings vast experience in the ceramics, electronics, glass and pigments markets, and proven abilities to customize solutions according to customers’ needs and requirements. This is complemented by Dip-Tech’s renowned expertise in digital printing including superior glass printers, durable and vibrant ceramic inks, incomparable image processing software, and access to its professional teams.
Together, Ferro and Dip-Tech are able to offer each customer the best individualized solution. This includes more choice and increased possibilities spanning both traditional screen printing and the new era of cutting-edge digital glass printing for enhanced productivity and flexibility.
The Ferro and Dip-Tech team will be available at booth (Pavilion 7 - K11 – L18) throughout Vitrum, for consultations. Customers and other show visitors are invited to stop by for practical advice, to get an update on the new joint Ferro-Dip-Tech offering, and experience Dip-Tech’s 360-degree customer support.
Digital ceramic glass printing in action

Throughout show hours, booth visitors will have the unique opportunity to watch the powerful, Dip-Tech GPi digital glass printer in action and examine the printed results, live. Based on advanced technology, the GPi printer provides a first-class platform for a wide range of exterior, and. This ensures high image quality with smooth and consistent high-speed printing, for a new level of productivity.
Dip-Tech’s NEra printer will also be featured at the booth, presented onscreen with video clips and customer testimonials. Dip-Tech’s NEra series opens a new era in productivity, with a printing speed of up to 450 sqm per hour for single-color dots and lines applications, and 12 ink channels with automatic fast color change system for extraordinary production flexibility.
Ferro’s innovative, wide range of proven enamels and coatings for flat glass

Ferro will showcase a variety of its innovative products, such as the s1de ONE glass enamels in various colors including its unique s1de ONE enamel for anti-bird collision, and its organic spray coatings featuring numerous colors and unique metallic finishes. In the reflective coatings field, it will present the Lustreflex Coating, a highly reflective, screen-printable, semi-mirror coating.
Dynamic innovation

For practical inspiration, booth visitors can see printed samples of numerous applications for which digitally printed, as well as coated and enameled glass can be used, such as building exteriors, home and business interiors, and industrial functions.
Visitors can also learn more about Dip-Tech’s Design Collection and new ready-to-print files, which provide a rich array of patterns and surfaces that help extend aesthetics, durability, and functionality well beyond the limitations of traditional glass technology.
Stunning glass installations

The Ferro and Dip-Tech booth will also showcase a wide selection of the most stunning projects created by glass processors using Dip-Tech technology. With an overwhelming majority of existing digital ceramic glass installations worldwide printed with Dip-Tech’s market leading technology, visitors can see for themselves why it’s the choice of leading architects from around the world.

Booth events

Special events will be held in the Ferro and Dip-Tech booth Pavilion 7 Booth #K11 – L18, starting at 3:00 pm

  • Tuesday, October 3 – Introducing a New Era in digital printing: NEra technology overview  and presentation by Valvetri di Schiavina, an Italian NEra user 
  • Wednesday, October 4 – Happy Hour to celebrate Ferro’s acquisition of Dip-Tech; this is a great opportunity to meet with the team. All are welcome.


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