Direct Color Systems is born. From the beginning, the goal of DCS has been to provide innovative products that help our customers become more profitable.
DCS becomes the first to offer a thermal ribbon name badge printer.
DCS brings solvent printing to the engraving market with Direct Jet solvent printers.
The Direct Jet UV LED printer series is born, sparking a new era at Direct Color Systems.
DCS introduces TEXTUR3D™ printing. This process is the only UV LED printing process that uses the tonal quality of the image to produce a textured print. Additionally, DCS becomes the pioneer and expert in printing ADA/Braille signage with UV LED inkjet technology through our patent-pending process.
DCS brings the easiest and fastest cylindrical printing device (EasyCyl) and the most extensive bulk ink systems to UV LED printers (UVMVP Series)
DCS goes big and releases their biggest machine yet - The Direct Jet 7200z UV LED printer – A True Production Center
DCS receieves patent for UV LED ADA-Compliant Braille sign printing technology.
DCS releases the first ever Direct-to-Substrate and Direct-to-Garment combo machine.
DCS receives a third patent for ADA-compliant/Braille sign printing process.
DCS releases its largest printer yet with the UV-84DTS. The large format printer market now has a UV printer for doing more!
DCS is based in central Connecticut (USA) at 99 Hammer Mill Road in Rocky Hill. Our headquarters is approximately a 90 minute drive from both New York City and Boston. DCS also has an EAA office in Porto, Portugal to service customers in Europe, Asia and Africa.
With our Europe, Asia and Africa (EAA) office, as well as distributors located in more than 30 different countries around the world, thousands of DCS printers have been placed into service internationally since the company was founded in 1995.