The Latest Printing Industry News

Adobe acquires Fotolia

Adobe Systems has signed a deal to acquire Fotolia, a company that primarily licenses photos for use in various printed media, for about $800 million in cash. The strategic move puts Adobe into direct competition with Shutterstock, iStockphoto (Getty Images), and other royalty-free licensing firms while facilitating its transition into more of a services company. … Continue Reading →

Enfocus releases Connect 13

Enfocus has released the next major upgrade to its Enfocus Connect product line. Connect 13 will be available in late February of 2015. The technology expands file delivery controls, and delivers an all new Connector that streamlines remote installation, while providing a single point of access for designers to create and verify print-quality PDFs. Enfocus … Continue Reading →

Lexjet releases next-generation Sunset Coatings for canvas

Sunset Gloss and Sunset Satin Coatings have been reformulated to improve canvas and fine-art print performance with consistent results that can be applied with a brush, roller or spray. The popular next-generation coatings are now in stock and shipping from LexJet’s delivery network. Lexjet is headquartered in Sarasota, Florida. Both products are non-yellowing, pH-neutral, water-based … Continue Reading →

Flxon names Poole as Area Business Development Manager for Ontario, Quebec and Northeast U.S.

Flxon Incorporated, (Charlotte, North Carolina), a leading provider of premium Swedcut brand doctor blades for the printing industry, has appointed Alan Poole as its new Area Business Development Manager for Quebec, Ontario and the Northeast United States. Poole joins Flxon with years of previous experience as a printing sales representative. “Flxon is a quality provider … Continue Reading →