GPA expands its UV inkjet synthetics portfolio for Konica Minolta and Komori press users

GPA (Chicago, Illinois), specialty substrate providers to the digital, offset and flexographic printing sectors, has released a new line of digital synthetics and self-adhesives specific to the Konica Minolta AccurioJet KM-1 and Komori Impremia IS29 platforms. “UV inkjet printers have told GPA they want greater utilization of presses for broader, more profitable applications,” said the … Read more →

HP introduces double-sided banners

HP has introduced HP 15-ounce Prime Double-Sided Blockout Banners and HP 18-ounce Prime Double-sided Pole Banners. Both are designed for durable, single-sided and double-sided printing of indoor and outdoor banners “at a competitive price.” The heavy-duty materials have a 100% opaque blockout layer allowing two-sided printing without show-through. Compatible with HP Latex, low-solvent, and UV-curable … Read more →

Quebec’s Chicoine Group strengthens its position as one of Canada’s major print providers

The Chicoine Group, Printing Partner, (Saint-Germain-de-Grantham, Quebec) has further strengthened its position as one of Quebec’s – and Canada’s – leading commercial printers. The Chicoine family, who created the Chicoine Group, Printing Partner, has announced that Imprimerie F.L Chicoine and F.L. Web are now part of the Group. “In 2010, when we began to switch … Read more →

Collins is Idealliance’s new Vice President of Research & Development

Idealliance (Alexandria, Virginia), a leading global graphic communications industry association, has announced that Jeff Collins has been named Idealliance’s Vice President of Research & Development. In this new position, he’ll lead Idealliance’s role in “redefining print workflows with best practices through the development of new guidelines, specifications and research and training initiatives,” said the organization. … Read more →

National Print Owners Association changes name to National Print & Sign Owners Association

The National Print Owners Association (NPOA, Warrendale, Pennsylvania) has announced that effective September 1, 2020, the organization officially changed its name to the National Print & Sign Owners Association (NPSOA). The new name reflects the growing membership of sign companies adding their clout to the association, and to the growing number of printers who have … Read more →

Printful to integrate with Getty Images to provide access to over 80 million images

Printful, one of the largest custom on-demand printing and warehousing companies in the world, and Getty Images, have announced a partnership that will see Getty Images integrate its API into Printful’s Mockup Generator, allowing customers to easily access over 80 million images. The integration’s main functionality leverages the Getty Images API, enabling Printful customers with … Read more →

Printful to integrate with Getty Images to provide access to over 80 million images

Printful, one of the largest custom on-demand printing and warehousing companies in the world, and Getty Images, have announced a partnership that will see Getty Images integrate its API into Printful’s Mockup Generator, allowing customers to easily access over 80 million images. The integration’s main functionality leverages the Getty Images API, enabling Printful customers with … Read more →

Aranzana succeeds Röhrig as Chairman of Agfa-Gevaert NV

The Board of Directors of Agfa-Gevaert NV (i.e. Agfa – Mortsel, Belgium) recently accepted Klaus Röhrig’s resignation as Chairman and has appointed Frank Aranzana, member of the Board of Directors since May of 2019, as its new Chairman. “It’s an honour to take on the role of Chairman at Agfa-Gevaert,” Aranzana said. “Under Klaus Röhrig’s … Read more →

Konica Minolta adds to cybersecurity portfolio by acquiring Depth Security

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., together with its IT Services Division, All Covered, have announced the acquisition of Depth Security (Kansas City, Missouri), a cybersecurity consulting company that will enhance Konica Minolta’s comprehensive security portfolio from All Covered. Konica Minolta added that, with cybersecurity attacks at an all-time high and mounting regulatory compliance, the acquisition … Read more →

Canon launches Print In The Eye Of The Buyer whitepapers

In today’s environment, organizations have the flexibility to choose from a wide variety of print providers and media options beyond traditional print, to help them meet their marketing and communications needs. Despite having a variety of communication options, organizations must have a clear understanding of customer expectations, technology knowledge, and perceptions of applications and providers … Read more →

Matik to distribute Lombardi Converting Machinery in North America

Lombardi Converting Machinery S.p.A., headquartered in Fornaci, Lombardia, Italy, has appointed Matik (West Hartford, Connecticut) as the distributor and service provider for its printing and converting equipment in North America. The product line includes modular narrow-web and mid-web flexographic presses (from 13 to 43 inches), hybrid inkjet presses and label-finishing equipment. “We are proud to … Read more →

Xaar launches 2002 Printhead

Xaar (Cambridge, UK), a leading worldwide inkjet printing technology company and printhead specialist, has launched a highly advanced, simple-to-install printhead following close collaboration with its global OEMs. Designed to deliver exceptional 720-dpi print resolution quality and performance across a range of applications (including ceramics, glass, packaging and label applications), the new Xaar 2002 Printhead has … Read more →