New Xitron website goes live

Xitron (Ann Arbour, Michigan), developer of the Harlequin-based Navigator RIP and workflow products for offset, flexo, digital and high-speed inkjet printing, has re-launched its new and improved website at www.xitron.com. Focusing on product categories with the goal of comprehensive information retrieval, the new design “fosters intuitive navigation” through Xitron’s product mix. “As our products and … Read more →

FTA releases Flexography: Principles & Practices booklets

The Flexographic Technical Association (FTA – Bohemia, New York) has announced the release of a collection of booklets, each comprising topics essential to a specific area of the flexographic printing process. The booklets’ content comes from Flexography: Principles & Practices 6.0, the sixth edition of FTA’s helpful technical resource manual introduced initially in 1962. Flexographers … Read more →

Sannomiya appointed Senior VP & GM of Business Information Communications Group at Canon Canada

Canon Canada (Brampton, Ontario), a leader in digital imaging solutions, has announced the appointment of Naoki “Mike” Sannomiya to the position of Senior Vice-President and General Manager for the company’s Business Information Communications Group (BICG). Sannomiya first joined Canon in 1987 in a sales role with Canon Marketing Japan. Since then, he’s built over 30 … Read more →

Konica Minolta expands scanning services with Digital Day 1

Konica Minolta Business Solutions Canada (Mississauga, Ontario) is now offering a new document scanning and management service called Digital Day 1. Working closely with market leader and partner Nimble Information Strategies, Konica Minolta’s aim is to help organizations of all sizes future-proof their documents in a fast, efficient and more cost-effective way. Digital Day 1 … Read more →

Drytac adds FloorTac Textures and FloorTac Emerytex White RB floor graphics

Drytac has expanded its North American range of specialty floor graphics media with two new additions to its FloorTac family. Both FloorTac Textures and FloorTac Emerytex White RB are one-part solutions with non-slip certifications “designed for optimal ease of installation and maximum safety in public spaces.” Drytac FloorTac Emerytex White RB is an 8 mil … Read more →

Xplor20 conference going virtual September 29, 2020

Xplor International (Lutz, Florida), the worldwide electronic document systems association and organizer of the annual Xplor conferences, has announced that its Xplor20 Conferecne (which had been scheduled for September 17-19, 2020 at the TradeWinds Island Grand in St. Pete Beach, Florida) will switch to an online-only, virtual event. The updated event will be spread over … Read more →

GAM Summer Survey draw winners share $100

Graphic Arts Magazine (GAM) would like to thank all those who participated in our recent online Summer 2020 Survey. Your input and comments were greatly appreciated and will help guide us in our editorial and marketing decisions moving forward. As we slowly emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic and open up our businesses, rest assured that … Read more →

Sakata INX unveils BSR-Bio environmentally friendly UV inkjet ink for corrugated packaging

Sakata INX (Schaumburg, Illinois) has introduced BSR-Bio – a new, environmentally friendly UV inkjet ink for corrugated packaging applications. The sustainable ink option is formulated with 20%-30% plant-derived materials, allowing brand owners and printers to benefit from reduced regulatory risks and measurable, reportable CO2 savings. The new ink is an advancement of the original BSR … Read more →

Appvion launches SafeShield antimicrobial technology

Appvion (Appleton, Wisconsin) has released an “industry-leading antimicrobial coating technology” for a variety of substrates called SafeShield. Basically, SafeShield technology prevents the replication of DNA and new cell formation. Independent laboratory tests have demonstrated up to a 99.99% reduction in non-pathogenic bacteria on the paper’s surface – even after printing and post-processing. The company operates … Read more →