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Discover Benelux |  Special Theme |  Design

Colourful innovation on wood From small, cube tables to complete walls, at Wood-u-Print they can customise and personalise your home or company building in an instant. Popular with businesses and private homeowners alike, their innovative and high quality printing and varnishing machines for wooden panels can bring any interior space to life. TEXT: MYRIAM GWYNNED DIJCK  |  PHOTOS: WOOD-U-PRINT

Wood-u-Print’s printer use special UV ink that latches onto the wood, and thanks to a unique lacquer layer the image won’t fade or damage either. With their stateof-the-art  digital  printing  equipment  for various  wooden  surfaces  and  for  any number of print runs, Wood-u-Print can produce  both  on  an  industrial  scale  as well as single example prints. Peter  Buggenhout  from  Wood-u-Print says, “Our production line offers flexibility and unequalled print quality. The only restriction to the possibilities for printing on

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wood  is  really  just  customers'  own  creativity and imagination. When designing a project  let  your  imagination  run  wild.  We will make sure the results are perfect.”

From panel to personalised wall The UV ink and varnish line fixes the image to the wooden panels, resulting in scratch resistant,  colourfast,  washable  and durable  print  with  vibrant  colours.  From photographs to text to visualisations, any kind  of  image  is  possible.  Buggenhout continues:  “We  use  panels  with  a  white paper surface. Having a plain background

is vital for achieving the correct colour display. There is also the possibility of printing directly on to wood, like panels with veneer  top  layer,  plywood…  so  that  the structure and colour of the wood remain visible and tangible. This gives the image a very warm look and feel.” Adding to their innovative concept, Woodu-Print can print on impressively large surfaces. Their line can process panels of up to 3 metres high and 1.25 metres wide. At the  company  they  have  a  selection  of standard  size  fibreboard  MDF  panels,

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Discover Benelux | Issue 12 | December 2014  

Promoting Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxembourg.

Discover Benelux | Issue 12 | December 2014  

Promoting Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxembourg.