Registration opens for APTech’s LeadingPRINT Summit October 13

The Association for PRINT Technologies (APTech – Reston, Virginia) has opened registration for its LeadingPRINT Fall 2020 Summit titled The Path Forward: Let’s Get on with Business. The online-only event will take place Tuesday, October 13, 2020. The comprehensive virtual program will deliver “an adventurous agenda of sound business content that will enable and motivate … Read more →

Durst acquires majority stake in U.S.-based Vanguard Digital Printing

OEM Durst (Brixen, Italy), a leading global manufacturer of advanced digital printing and production technologies, is strengthening its position in the U.S. graphics industry with the acquisition of a majority stake in Vanguard Digital Printing Systems which has its headquarters in Lawrenceville, Georgia. Vanguard Digital is a leading manufacturer of printing systems for the signage, … Read more →

SpeedPro appoints Morris as new VP/Controller and promotes Brewster to COO

Large-format printing and graphics franchisor SpeedPro (Denver, Colorado) has appointed Lori Morris to the position of Vice President and Controller of the franchise. Morris will oversee all of SpeedPro’s finances and accounting operations in addition to human resources responsibilities. Morris brings over 25 years of experience in auditing, taxes and accounting. While working in public … Read more →

Installation Update: U.S. packaging printer triples overall job throughput with Koenig & Bauer Rapida 145

Over the past year, Superior Lithographics (Los Angeles, California), a large-format printing specialist of litho sheets and top sheets for the corrugated box industry (as well as the printing and converting folding cartons), has seen impressive improvements in many vital areas – including product quality and data on product consistency, all stemming from the state-of-the-art … Read more →

Jones Healthcare launches NFC Connected Packaging Solutions

The Jones Healthcare Group (London, Ontario), a world-leading provider of advanced packaging and medication dispensing solutions for over a century, has released new technology aimed at health and wellness brands looking to better engage consumers, while also collecting real-time, supply-chain and user data. The new tool, CapX Near Field Communications (NFC) Connected Packaging, can elevate … Read more →

99designs survey reveals the pandemic’s impact on creativity, productivity and careers

99designs (with headquarters in Melbourne, Australia, and offices in Oakland, California and Berlin, Germany) is a global creative platform where graphic designers and clients work together to create the designs they love. It recently solicited 772 responses from marketing professionals collected online (via market research platform Corus) during August of 2020. Responses were collected from … Read more →

Ricoh introduces AI tool to help drive accuracy and efficiency in production print

Ricoh USA (Exton, PA) has unveiled the Ricoh Pro Scanner Option, which leverages advancements in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) to close feedback loops so production printers are continually improving. “Now that vision systems have evolved to the point that they can approach human performance in identifying details to differentiate individual faces and … Read more →

Epson launches flagship WorkForce Enterprise A3 MFPs

Epson has announced the release of its WorkForce Enterprise WF-C20600, WF-C20750 and WF-C21000 printers, complementing its business inkjet portfolio for in-plant printing. Epson’s Generation 2 (which replaces the WF-C20590) includes three colour multi-function printers with speeds of 60 ppm (WF-C20600), 75 ppm (WF-C20750) and 100 ppm (WF-C21000). Additional finishing capabilities – including improved stapling, stacking … Read more →

Durst announces 100th Tau RSC Press installation

OEM Durst (Brixen, Italy) will be celebrating a 100th installation milestone at a customer site for its highly successful Tau RSC technology platform – only two years after a successful market launch. In the coming weeks, a major label converter in Europe will become the 100th customer of a Durst Tau 330 RSC UV inkjet … Read more →

Intergraphics Decal becomes first in Canada to acquire an EFI Pro 32r Plus

Konica Minolta Business Solutions (Canada) has announced the first Canadian acquisition of an EFI Pro 32r Plus Wide-Format printer by Intergraphics Decal Limited of Winnipeg, Manitoba. Konica Minolta recently signed a national distribution agreement with EFI (Electronics For Imaging) to market, service and support the entire EFI line of wide-format and VUTEk print solutions in … Read more →

Canon unveils VIEW interactive inkjet estimation tool

Canon Solutions America (Melville, New York) has announced the launch of VIEW, an intuitive inkjet estimation solution that operates as a hybrid application with both cloud-based and local components. The proactive tool, designed for both sales teams and customers, provides productive ink usage estimates for any PDF application. VIEW delivers quick calculations by utilizing “one … Read more →