FSEA launches Online Spring Summit: Add Value to Print

The Foil & Specialty Effects Association (FSEA – Topeka, Kansas) has opened registration for a new event in its FSEA Conference Series – the FSEA Online Spring Summit: Add Value to Print. The online event will be held weekly every Wednesday from April 28 through to May 19, with two hours of programming each day … Read more →

Kernow appoints Zitron as Merchant Channel Sales Manager

Kernow North America (Pittsford, New York), a leading manufacturer of OEM-certified printable digital synthetic papers, has announced the appointment of Marc Zitron as it Merchant Channel Sales Manager. Zitron brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise with over 37 years of experience in the paper industry, working for many major players and paper mills. He … Read more →

Drupa/f:mp Print & Digital Convention moved to this October

Due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, as well as the continuing national and international lockdown measures and associated travel restrictions, the Print & Digital Convention congress and trade fair originally planned for June 2021 will be moved to October 20 – 21, 2021 in the Congress Center at the fairgrounds in Düsseldorf, Germany. Event organizers … Read more →

Bruhn joins Ricoh North America as President and CEO

Ricoh USA (Exton, Pennsylvania) has announced that Carsten Bruhn has been named President and CEO of Ricoh North America. A self-described “global citizen,” Bruhn brings more than 20 years of experience from around the world. This includes having lived in Great Britain, Denmark and Japan – and with extensive travel meeting with customers in all … Read more →

Connecting For Results strengthens team with more industry experts

Connecting For Results (CFR, Toronto) a strategic consulting firm with decades of experience in graphic communications – including strategic and operational management, accounting, business valuations, transactions, human resources, and change management – has added international leader Keith Larson, transformational technology specialist Nicky Milner, and business operations expert Michael O’Connell to its team. The addition of … Read more →

Cameron Advertising installs first Jeti Tauro H3300 UHS in North America

Cameron Advertising (Scarborough, Ontario), one of North America’s leading large-format, digital and screen-printing visual communications specialists and a Canadian leader in end-to-end visual communications (including creative & design, digital printing, 3D printing, finishing, distribution and much more), has purchased a new Agfa Jeti Tauro H3300 UHS (Ultra High Speed) wide-format flatbed inkjet printer from Agfa … Read more →

Brisk demand for specialty Kraft Papers: CTI Paper USA

A recent market intelligence report published by Data Insights Partner on the global Specialty Kraft Paper Market, presents in-depth analysis of segments and sub-segments in the regional and international Specialty Kraft Paper Market. The research emphasized that the global market is projected to expand at a CAGR (Compound Annual Growth Rate) of 3.5 % over … Read more →

Agfa unveils worldwide price increases for its offset plates

The Agfa-Gevaert Group (Mortsen, Belgium) has announced that it will increase the prices of its offset plates globally beginning in April of 2021. Soaring input costs – particularly relevant to aluminum, energy and packaging materials – in combination with sharply rising freight rates due to global logistic constraints, made the subsequent price increases unavoidable, said … Read more →

ePac Flexible Packaging to open second Canadian facility in Toronto

ePac Flexible Packaging (Austin, Texas), an all-digital packaging company and an industry leader in fast time-to-market, short-run and medium-run length pouches and rollstock, has announced its plans to open a second Canadian production facility in the Greater Toronto Area. The company has already begun accepting orders, with fulfillment handled by ePac Vancouver until the Toronto … Read more →

Smartpress launches Digital Sleeking technology

Online printer Smartpress.com, operating out of six facilities in Chanhassen, Shakopee and Chaska, Minnesota and a sales office in New York City, has introduced printed foil products in gold, silver and holographic created through a new digital ‘Sleeking’ process that’s “more flexible and vibrant than traditional foil stamping,” said the company. “Smartpress is launching an … Read more →

Comeau named Director of Business Development at Advertek

Advertek (Vaughan, Ontario), a leader in personalized and photo printing founded in 1996, has announced that photo industry veteran Rob Comeau has joined the company as its Director of Business Development. Comeau will use his decades of photo-industry experience to build customer relationships in the fast-growing North American photo personalization market. The company offers a … Read more →