Mimaki USA Celebrates Grand Opening of Midwest Region Technology Center

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The Mimaki USA team with Pete Weinberg of Midwest Sign & Screen Printing Supply Co. perform a traditional Kagami Biraki ceremony where the lid of the sake barrel was broken open with wooden mallets and the sake was served to everyone present.

Mimaki USA recently celebrated the grand opening of its new Midwest Region Technology Center in Franklin, Wisconsin near Milwaukee. The event, held on July 26, 2018, featured an official ribbon cutting and a traditional Japanese Kagami Biraki ceremony.

Led by Regional Manager Ross Esenberg, the Mimaki USA sales, support, and service teams welcome all to the new Midwest facility, which offers offer hands-on experience with the latest inkjet printing technologies. The 16,585-square-foot technology center is the site of solution demonstrations, dealer technician certification courses, open houses, and Microfactory events. A showroom is also available for visitors to view samples of the many types of applications possible using Mimaki USA’s printers and cutters.


“This technology center will make it easier for existing and prospective customers in the Midwest, one of the country’s strongest printing corridors, to see our newest and most innovative digital inkjet printing solutions in action,” said Scott Champeau, general manager

at Mimaki USA. “It will serve to support our dealers in the Midwest U.S., as well as train and inspire end users within that region.”


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Mimaki representatives Scott Champeau, Koji Shimizu, Ross Esenberg, Naoya Kawagoshi, and Ken VanHorn cut the ribbon signifying the opening of the new Midwest Region Technology Center.


The Mimaki USA Technology Center is conveniently located approximately 15 minutes from Milwaukee’s General Mitchell International Airport at 4700 W. Ryan Road, Franklin, WI 53132. This new technology center replaces the Shaumburg, Illinois (Chicago) facility, which closed at the end of April.

For more information about the Mimaki USA Technology Center, visit the Web site www.mimakiusa.com or connect with the company on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and Instagram @MimakiUSA.

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Mimaki USA President Naoya Kawagoshi with Mayor of Franklin, Wisconsin Steve Olson.