Spot the difference – UPM Adhesives

At the back end of 2020 the ICON team launched 4 new UPM digitial adhesives. All uniquely different and fitted rightinto the range to provide the print market with a great range of label and self adhesive print options. from top to bottom: UPM Natural - A white uncoated FSC Certified 100% recycled fibre facestock. Designed for multipurpose labelling and applications requiring a sustainable theme. Compatible for DTP (dry toner process) and offset printing technologies. UPM Classic Laser - A white woodfree FSC certified machine finished embossed wet strength facestock designed for labels that accentuate aesthetics. Ideal for promotional and beverage labelling. Suitable DTP (dry toner process) printing technology. UPM Raflabrite Indigo - A white woodfree super calendared machine coated mid gloss facestock which has great heat resistance...

Fuzed Christmas Cards 2020

Every year the team at Fuzed come up with a crazy out of the box idea for christmas cards and this year is no different. Conceptually brilliant, this year they have incorporated their renowned lenticular printing capabilities and inside a bespoke personalised folding card... its very cool. PRINT - Fuzed TECHNOLOGY - HP Indigo 5600 & Scodix Ultra Pro 3D STOCK - ICON Tiger FBB 380gsm PRINT SPEC - cmyk + clear soft touch laminate + scodix 3d clear overgloss Merry Christmas FUZED from the entire team at ICON digital media  


The team here at ICON are continually striving to bring new and innovative products to market that push the boundaries of what's normal in digital print. Due early 2021 we will have a range of Wausau dual digital speciality adhesives available in SRA3 sheets. Our friends at Wasau have created a top coat that means our new range of adhesives will be compatible across both HP Indigo and DTP (Dry Toner Process) print technologies. It's time to wow your customers with some cool short run digital labels and decals historically only possible in large volumes via roll-fed technology. Whether is prototype beverage labels or high end consumer packaging labels - come talk to us about the new Wausau range. For more information please contact one of our ICON experts   Further information and launch date details will be provided in early...

Mohawk business card

Our ICON Mohawk Via-Felt Bright White is an incredibly popular choice for business cards and its easy to see why! Via-Felt i-Tone from Mohawk offers quality, simplicity and a touch of luxe. Its produced using 30% post consumer waste and carries the internationally recognised Green Seal eco label. Generated using non-polluting wind generated electricity, Via Felt is acid free and manufactured under a mill specific environmental management system. The Mohawk Via range is both HP Indigo and DTP (Dry toner process) compatible so a versatile speciality media in the digital space. Thanks to our friends at Studio Q for choosing Mohawk for this project PRINT - Studio Q CLIENT - vWork STOCK  - ICON Mohawk Via Felt i-Tone 298gsm PRINT SPEC - CMYK single pass on a Ricoh 9100 production...

This ones a cracker!

This beautifully conceived idea for a Christmas party invite was brought to life with so many special finishing techniques its hard to know where to start!! Auckland print specialists 5 Digital produced this job 100% digitally on their HP indigo High Speed Inkjet press and Esko XN25 Digital Cutting table using our ICON 350gsm Silk Matt. The outside of the box combines 4 colour inkjet technology and is overlaid with a gold digital foil. To give it a soft textured feel the entire job has then been covered with a clear soft touch laminate. Full sheets have then been placed on their high speed Esko Digital cutting table which has creased and cut the design to unveil this larger than life 3D Christmas Cracker. Inside the box reveals two more digitally cut inserts: A transparent film inner box and more ICON 350gsm SILK matt digitally cut to...

Digital Embellishments

Digital Print Neon Toner
Digital Print Technology is evolving rapidly. Take a look at the embellishments you can now create digitally - Neons, Whites, Metallics & Varnishes just to name a few... Certain digital print systems have the capacity to use toners beyond the standard CMYK. The above promo piece demonstrates the eye popping colour that a neon toner can add to digitally printed artwork. White and metallic toners have opened up a new realm of possibilities, especially when printing on dark or coloured paper Clever use of digital 3D overgloss means you can read these business cards in two alphabets at once - English and Braille! The clear 3D overgloss has a raised surface without obscuring the CMYK printing underneath. A whole new world of possibilities is now open to you when printing...

Kraft Pak Postcards

These creatively designed and produced postcards have been run on an HP Indigo digital press using @icon_nz Platinum coating. Kraftpak wouldnt have been compatible for Indigo press technology until recently when BJ Ball NZ received HP Certified Treatment Centre recognition. What this means is we can take any of our ICON uncoated and speciality stocks, run them through our treatment centre technology and make these papers compatible for printing through HP inkjet machinery. Special thanks to our friends at Auckland based digital specialists The Print Guys for trialling our new Indigo coating service and producing these...

Digituff has a new stable mate

Introducing Digituff Recycled - made from 85% industrial pre consumer waste and 15% new polymer PET.

A great product for applications that require durablity, need to be waterproof and will fall into an eco friendly waste stream.

Available in 135, 240 & 340 micron SRA3 sheets, compatible with HP indigo presses and dry toner digital technology.

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