Thermal Transfer

Thermal Transfer Business Introduction:

Fujicopian Japan and FCUSA have reached an agreement to appoint PIT (Palmetto Imaging Technology, LLC) as the Exclusive Distributor of TTR business in North and South America. This change will ultimately lead to a better service proposition and a more competitive offering in the demanding Thermal Transfer Ribbon growth markets of North and South America.

Effective May 17th, 2013, the Thermal transfer ribbon (TTR) business of Fujicopian USA shall be handled by PIT in this region. PIT has been a business partner of Fujicopian for many years. PIT previously acquired the NA/SA impact ribbon business of Fujicopian Japan in 2002 and also acts as a converter/partner of FC USA on TTR jumbo rolls to slit rolls.

The effective date of the change to PIT was May 17, 2013. The change largely will be transparent to existing customers and communication will be the same.

Fujicopian Japan will continue to offer their customary support to PIT in the same manner they always have to FC USA. It is our intention to continue to increase our market share in these regions through the Exclusive Distributorship of PIT on Fujicopian’s TTR Products.


Building on our successribbons

We continue our success with adding product lines and OEM Customers. Our full line of Fujicopian brand thermal transfer ribbon products set the bar for quality in the industry.

Our sales growth is a result of a solid proven product line up that offers you one stop shopping for all your TTR needs  at competitive prices.


Premium Resin Enhanced Wax: PTX 100+

This product has been instrumental to our success in the North American Premium ribbon market.  Our product meets or exceeds performance of all the major TTR producers in this segment but at SIGNIFICANT Savings!  Our product offers the darkest of dark images, high performance ink and back coating and delivers near wax resin durability for  those demanding  market applications..  Prints on a wide variety of TTR substrates including demanding flood coats.

Economy Wax: PTX117

With market conditions of base PET film in good supply, the North American TTR market has now seen the emergence of a Economic wax alternative at price  levels of 20 to 30% lower than Premium TTR products in the market….now that’s savings!  Our Economy Wax  product targets main stream market applications with printing  speeds of 2 ” to 8″ per second.  Ideally targeted for use with leading manufacturers of coated thermal transfer tags and label. PTX117 offers incredible durability with outstanding dark dense user preferred images!  Don’t let the price fool you…it’s an outstanding product for the value.

Premium Wax Resin: PTX210

Looking for a Quality Premium Wax resin that offers great printing latitude over a wide variety of substrates?  Every TTR manufacturer has a good wax resin product but they generally work with a specific set of matched substrates.  Want one product that works over many different substrates especially non traditional Thermal Transfer sheets and offers good durability?  PTX210 is your answer for a ribbon with lower cost of ownership and also operates with a nice printing window equal or better than industry standards in this class!

Performance Resin: FTX303

Fujicopian invented this formula over 20 years ago and it has become industry standard  in entry level resin printing applications.  The first resin ribbon in it’s class that can be printed at low print head energy, higher resin type print speeds and great printing latitude.  Great durability and chemical resistance for its’ class.  It’s been around for that long for a reason… works and it’s competitively priced!

Continuing our commitment to Customer Service


Your team at Palmetto Imaging Technology!


Kaila Johnson Customer Service
Derek Hazelwood Product Scheduling










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