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Konica Minolta joins Two Sides North America’s print and paper initiatives

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. has joined Two Sides North America, a growing non-profit organization that promotes the responsible production, use and sustainability of print and paper. Konica Minolta’s Vice President of Strategic Business Development, Kay Du Fernandez, will also serve on Two Sides’ Sustainability Committee. Two Sides’ mission is to dispel common misconceptions about … Continue Reading →

Trade printing leader 4over expands print capacity with Komori Lithrone 6-colour

Members of the trade media, printers, suppliers, clients and other invited guests attended a special Open House at 4over’s 50,000-sq.-ft. production facility in Mississauga, Ontario Tuesday, August 26. Showpiece of the event was its newest equipment addition – a 6-colour, 40-inch Komori Lithrone LS640 sheetfed press with inline coater and automatic plate changing, featuring a … Continue Reading →

HP introduces high-performance Photo Papers for its Latex Printers

The three new resin-coated photo papers optimized for HP Latex Printers include HP Professional Gloss Photo Paper, HP Professional Satin Photo Paper and HP Everyday Satin Photo Paper. The new photo papers are instant-dry, durable and scratch-resistant for printing of photography, retail displays, corporate and home décor, posters – as well as other applications that … Continue Reading →

Canopy welcomes Cascades’ sustainability initiatives

Cascades, the Quebec-based manufacturer of packaging and tissue products, has pioneered the use of recycled fibres since it was foundation in 1964. Today, environmental not-for-profit organization Canopy is acknowledging Cascades’ continued sustainability leadership as it adopts a new sustainable procurement practice. Cascades stated that the company: “Will not purchase fibres that come from old growth … Continue Reading →

OKI Data unveils short-run narrow-format label printing and finishing system

OKI Data Americas’ new C711DW Colour Label Printer and HS711DLF Digital Label Finisher are for short-run commercial applications. Together, they create full-colour finished labels on-demand through “a complete, cost-effective, digital label printing production system.” The C711DW uses OKI LED technology in addition to OKI label management software as a front-end solution. It prints at up … Continue Reading →

B&R Moll releases Moll Compact Folder/Gluer

B&R Moll has released its Moll Compact, a space-efficient versatile folder/gluer machine with one of the smallest footprints in the industry. Based on the company’s full-size Vantage 720 finishing system, the Moll Compact is a friction-fed folder/gluer that’s ideal for small-format folding and finishing work, including straight-line boxes, pillow packs, coffee cup sleeves, and more. … Continue Reading →