The Latest Printing Industry News

Graphics Canada adds IDEAlliance 2015 G7 Summit sessions

Graphics Canada, the national showcase for the graphic communications and printing industry in Canada, is set for its new spring dates of April 16-18, 2015 at The International Centre in Mississauga, Ontario. The three-day event is Canada’s largest and longest-running Canadian printing industry tradeshow. One of the most impressive line-ups of exhibitors in recent years … Continue Reading →

Perception introduces first 100% recycled repositionable wall graphic fabric made from water bottles

Perception Wide Format Media (Nashua, NH) has released Photofab Eco-Ultra, the industry’s first re-positionable wall graphic fabric made of 100% recycled water bottles (PCR). The fabric is laminated with a water-based, re-positionable adhesive and a stay-flat liner making it an ideal product for in-home graphics, decals (stainless steel appliances), wall murals and POP retail graphics. “We’ve had an overwhelming response to … Continue Reading →

Holland and Crosby becomes Canada’s First Certified Digital SGP Printer

Holland & Crosby Limited of Mississauga, Ontario has joined the SGP Community as the most recent SGP-certified facility. The digital facility has large-format flatbed and roll-to-roll capabilities and specializes in the design, manufacture and distribution of POP signage and displays to the retail marketplace across North America. Operating since 1932, it’s one of the longest … Continue Reading →

Heidelberg Launches CO2 Calculator to determine the carbon footprint of printed projects

Heidelberg has launched the Heidelberg CO2 Calculator, an easy-to-use customizable online tool that can be used to determine the CO2 footprint of any print project and acquire the matching amount of carbon offsets. The calculator accounts for all production steps, from prepress to delivery. It enables printers to: • Provide print buyers with an understanding of the carbon footprint of their project. With just a few … Continue Reading →