Acuity for Packaging Prototypes

Produce realistic, high quality packaging samples on demand

The ability to produce packaging mock-ups that look just like the finished article can give you the power to win more work. With Fujifilm's short run packaging print machines, it is possible to emulate effects used in high-end packaging, such as spot varnishing, foiling and embossing, and print rigid or flexible packaging prototypes, including shelf-ready packaging, folding cartons, labels, pouches and luxury printed boxes. You could even create your own stunning presentation boards and pop-up advertising banners to gain greater attention.

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Demonstrate before delivery

For print businesses, having the capacity to produce brilliant, high quality packaging samples in house means you can show customers what you’re capable of. Plus, having the flexibility to print impressive mock-ups on the fly with our short run packaging option means you can secure work faster and demonstrate options easily, and quick turnarounds will also keep your customers happy.

Create samples in your studio

For design studios, being able to print, touch and hold high-quality packaging samples created by an in-house packaging press, can make a huge difference in the creative process. Designers can explore options, see them as they would appear on the shelf, and hone creative ideas and finishes to best match and enhance a product. Discussing creative decisions is much easier when you have a true example to present.

Present elegant, high-end packaging prototypes

Relying on inferior samples to demonstrate finished print could risk business. If you remove the need for potential customers to use their imagination, you’ve removed a barrier to new business. With the right in-house flexographic print solution, you can create rigid and flexible packaging samples on-demand, including cartons, labels, pouches and luxury boxes. Imagine being able to hand more than just a rough mock-up to a customer.

Reproduce eye-catching effects

With the right machine, you can create packaging prototypes that replicate the finish you’d get on a final product. White ink can be used to print on coloured materials and clear ink for spot varnishing effects. Even foiling and metallic inks can be emulated, along with embossed or textured effects. By demonstrating these sophisticated finishes in the design of a packaging sample, you can create greater impact and sell-in power.

Cost-effective sampling

One of the greatest benefits of an in-house digital solution for packaging samples is how cost effective it is to create high-quality one-offs. It eliminates the time and cost of producing samples with offset or screen, yet you still get the desired quality and finish. It’s possible to create multiple versions easily, and setup is simple. A digital solution could be complementary to your other print processes, or you could utilise it to great benefit as a standalone inkjet printing machine.

Our Acuity printers are perfect for producing packaging prototypes.
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We’ve created an attractive and useful little book to give you more information about the application possibilities, profitability and quality of our Acuity range. Enter your details here to download a digital version or click here to request a hard copy.

The Acuity LED 1600II has enabled us to elevate and expand our rapid prototyping offer and ultimately enrich our client experience.”

ANDREW TURNER

Packaging Development Manager, Delta Global Source

We offer a range of UV inkjet systems suitable for printing packaging prototypes

Fujifilm's Acuity series is a popular range of roll-fed and flatbed printers, proven through thousands of installations worldwide. For example, our Acuity LED 1600II is an impressive and versatile solution for packaging design, pitch work, prototyping, short runs prints and shelf testing. It produces exceptionally high quality images and can print colour, white and clear inks simultaneously.

Whether you’re interested in a roll-fed or flatbed machine, UV LED-cured or conventional UV inks, looking to replace screen printing or simply complement it - we’re here to help you find your ideal inkjet solution.

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Download our Acuity book

We’ve created an attractive and useful little book to give you more information about the application possibilities, profitability and quality of our Acuity range. Enter your details here to download a digital version or click here to request a hard copy.

Fujifilm’s inkjet technologies offer many benefits for the production of packaging prototypes

• The most cost-effective way to print one-offs or print runs of hundreds of pieces
• Provides the fastest possible job turnaround times, with the ability to print just in time
• Enables the endless customisation of print campaigns
• Eliminates offset pre-press costs, as there is no need for printing plates, blankets or wash-up solvents
• Reduces waste in the supply chain
• Offers superb colour reproduction, with excellent print-to-print consistency
• Print is instantly dry and can be stacked or finished straight away

Our low-odour inks make for a safer working environment

Energy-efficient curing systems, including UV LED, help save on energy use and bills

Low ink consumption reduces the ongoing use and cost of consumables

Our Uvijet inks have been certified safe for indoor applications by GREENGUARD, AgBB and Nordic Swan.

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