Flatbed UV Inkjet Printer suits print shops of any size.

Press Release Summary:

Solara ion(TM)V flatbed (direct-to-rigid) printer utilizes GerberCAT(TM) CMYK four color cationic UV inks and dual Cold Fire Cure(TM) lamps. Production capability spans 4 quality options, from 80-639 ft²/hr, and operating modes include 2-, 4-, and 8-pass (uni- and bi-directional) options. Featuring one print head per color, system offers 720 dpi max resolution and 64 in. max print width (full bleed). It can handle range of materials up to 1 in. thick.

Original Press Release:

Gerber Scientific, Inc. Set to Debut the Solara ion(TM)V on January 8th

- Next Generation Technology is World's Most Affordable Flatbed, UV Inkjet Printer -

SOUTH WINDSOR, Conn., Jan. 7 -- Gerber Scientific, Inc. (NYSE:GRB) announced today that it will debut its next generation inkjet technology, the Solara ionV later this week and will begin shipping by month end. While offering similar benefits as the Solara ionX, the latest generation of flatbed UV inkjet printer will be offered in a significantly more affordable package. Capitalizing on the tremendous success of Gerber's innovative UV inkjet printing technology that utilizes GerberCAT(TM) cationic UV inks and Gerber's patent-pending Cold Fire Cure(TM) process, the Gerber Solara ionV offers a price point that allows almost any size print shop to take advantage of its versatility and superior performance.

"We're very excited about the introduction of our latest generation of cutting edge flatbed UV inkjet printers, which allows us to offer this advanced technology to a broader range of sign shops and printers -- and lets them take advantage of the versatility and exceptional performance of the ionV," said Marc Giles, Gerber Scientific President and Chief Executive Officer. "While as much as 30% less expensive than the ionX, there isn't a better built, more feature rich flatbed printer in this price range in the marketplace today."

For more information about this new product, please visit: www.gspinc.com.

About Gerber Scientific, Inc.

Gerber Scientific, Inc. (http://www.gerberscientific.com/) is a leading international supplier of sophisticated automated manufacturing systems for sign making, specialty graphics and packaging, apparel and flexible materials, and ophthalmic lens processing. Headquartered in South Windsor, Connecticut, the Company operates through four primary businesses: Gerber Scientific Products, Spandex, Gerber Technology and Gerber Coburn.

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