Press Release - Fiji Sun Newspaper installs PRIME UV dryers on their state- of- the- art newspaper press line

Soon with every dollar spent on a Fiji Sun Newspaper, a reader can expect an even bigger, brighter and better quality newspaper.

The installation will see the Fiji Sun press crew be able to print a 40-page section all in color in a single run. No longer will some parts of bigger papers have to be printed in Black & White only.

Fiji Sun publisher/CEO Peter Lomas said that the Fiji Sun installed Prime UV high speed Radmax UV dryers "to double the color capacity of the press. This will be something never seen before in the Pacific Islands.

"It again illustrates the commitment of our owner, C.J. Patel, to continually invest in developing quality for our readers and advertisers." Mr. Lomas said.

Mr. Lomas highlighted how the Fiji Sun had gone from producing newsppapers of 32 pages to now having up to 180 pages in its' Saturday editions. Now it is leading the way bey becoming the first always-all-in-color newspaper. "Bigger, brighter, better is becoming even better," Mr. Lomas enthused.

PRIME UV based in Carol Stream, Illinois USA is the leading UV system for newspapers manufactured in the world and had installations on newspaper presses from Nigeria to Russia, as well as from the the UK to India.


Prime UV-IR returned to Gulf Print & Pack Expo in Dubai for the 9th year in 2017 and found many new customers eager to install the newest Prime UV equipment. Prime UV with headquarters and manufacturing in Carol Stream. Illinois USA manufactures the newest technology UV curing and IR drying systems providing optimum results for the printing, packaging and converting industries.

PRIME UV-IR, the leading supplier of high speed UV curing systems in the Middle East, counts many installations in Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Turkey and other Gulf Nations in its' customer base.

Erich Midlich, executive Vice President of PRIME UV will be introducing the newest and greatest in high speed LED UV Systems. He stated that "the new PRIME LED-Max, designed to cure both UV coatings and UV inks can easily be installed on wide web and narrow web presses. It follows the tremendous success we have had with wide web UV curing in newspaper and packaging markets in the Middle East."

PRIME UV-IR Introduces Ink Mist Exhausters for Commercial Web Pressrooms

Carol Stream, IL –  With pressroom safety and employee health continuing to be a top priority, PRIME UV-IR has seen an increase in the demand for its high quality Ink Mist Exhausters.  Designed to eliminate ink mist from the press tower, PRIME’s Ink Mist Exhausters remove and filter ink misting that contaminates  the press and the surrounding area to creating a cleaner working environment. PRIME Ink Mist Exhausters have been installed in direct mail and semi-commercial pressrooms for over 20 years. 

Now PRIME UV-IR has responded to the concerns of the commercial web printer with a new Ink Mist Exhauster designed specifically for Perfector Web Presses.  While still producing the popular Universal Ink Mist Exhauster, PRIME UV-IR plans to meet the needs of the commerical web market with this revolutionary design.   Now the pressroom supervisor can eliminate ink mist and maintain cleanliness without compromising efficiency, time and quality. With over 25 years of experience providing high performance solutions for the commericial printer, PRIME’s new Ink Mist Exhauster brings the same commitment to excellence and reliability. 

PRIME’s Ink Mist Exhausters are recommended for every type of ink and coating: solvent, waterbase and UV.  In addition, all PRIME UV-IR Ink Mist Exhausters can be retrofitted to fit both commercial and direct mail presses including Goss, Harris, KBA, Timson, Mitsubishi, Heidelberg, Sauden, Muller-Martini, and more!

PRIME UV-IR Systems manufactures solutions for all safety concerns on the press floor.  Every PRIME UV-IR curing system is recommended by the EPA as the BACT (Best Available Curing Technology).  Prime UV produces the preferred high speed UV curing systems. 

PRIME UV-IR Continues To Be Successful In India & Canada

Carol Stream, IL – PRIME UV Systems, the worldwide leader of high speed curing systems, has maintained its success overseas with its most recent deals in both India and Canada.

The trend in India continues with Times of India installing two additional PRIME UV double-wide UV curing systems for their MAN Roland Newspaper presses. This follows the installation of the RADMAX system on their Colorman double-wide presses at Times of India in Mumbai.

Over in Canada, International Web Express installed PRIME UV systems on their presses as well. The deal took place while PRIME UV was exhibiting at PRINT 13 in Chicago’s McCormick Place.

PRIME UV provides high speed curing systems that optimize throughput, color consisten­cy and ROI. Over 2,000 of our systems are installed around the world. With curing speeds over 1600 fpm on even the widest of webs, PRIME UV has the highest speed UV curing available. PRIME UV has 25 years of experience providing maximum UV intensity for maximum ROI.