Idealliance launches updated standard reference guide for science of colour reproduction

Idealliance (Alexandria, Virginia) has released Volume 21 of its Guide to Print Production “packed full” of leading practices, standards and specifications for print and packaging. The organization added that this most recent edition marks “a new milestone” for its Guide to Print Production, as the popular publication will now be offered as a textbook, printed … Read more →

Hazen Paper releases stunning 2021 Holographic Calendar

Hazen Paper Company (Holyoke, MA) has released its 2021 limited-edition holographic calendar, demonstrating a variety of “groundbreaking” techniques developed within its on-site Hazen Holographic Laboratory. Hazen Holography creates the illusion of motion and depth on this “sparkling” two-dimensional calendar by reflecting and refracting light at different angles. The calendar, Moonlight Dive, depicts a whale breaching … Read more →

Soda rolls out latest version of its PDF editing software – Soda12

Soda PDF (Montreal) has launched a “completely revamped” version of its award-winning PDF software – Soda12. The goal, said the company, is to further provide businesses and individuals alike with solutions not only geared towards effectively managing documents remotely, but for providing these users with easy-to-use software that can be accessed from anywhere. “Soda PDF … Read more →

Mutoh unveils new heavy-duty feed and take-up system for its XpertJet printers

Mutoh America (Phoenix, Arizona), an industry leader in wide-format inkjet printers and cutters, has released a new heavy-duty feed and take-up system for its roll-to-roll XpertJet printers. The new XpertJet HD Feed and Take-up System can hold rolls up to 220 pounds “which allows roll-to-roll XpertJet customers to run heavy rolls flawlessly through their printers,” … Read more →

Kodak expands collaboration with Microsoft to provide advanced software solutions to printers

Kodak (Rochester, New York) has announced the launch of its Kodak Prinergy On Demand Business Solutions. Kodak collaborated with leading software providers, including Microsoft, PrintVis and VPress, to create “one of the first and only comprehensive software solutions for all applications and printers of any size,” said the company. Kodak’s Prinergy On Demand Business Solutions … Read more →

Adobe completes acquisition of Workfront to boost client marketing productivity

Adobe (San Jose, California) has confirmed the acquisition of Workfront (Lehi, Utah), a leading work-management platform for marketers with more than 3,000 customers and 1,000,000 users. Adobe pointed out that the acquisition will bring more efficiency, collaboration and productivity gains to marketing teams currently challenged with “siloed work-management solutions.” Both companies are established partners with … Read more →

Third drupa preview on global trends yields impressive numbers

The third edition of drupa preview for 2020 held online Tuesday, December 8, once again provided an opportunity for intensive knowledge transfer throughout the print and graphic communications community. Presentations and live web sessions by industry experts and partner associations, focused on the future and current global trends and challenges. Applications and uses in the … Read more →

Durst officially launches its P5 350 large-format printing system

Durst (Brixen, Italy) manufacturer of advanced digital printing and production technologies, has unveiled a series of innovations “as it continues its journey to become a complete solutions provider in line with its ‘Pixel to Output’ strategy. Central to this effort is the OEM’s P5 350 high-speed printing system, together with Durst Automat – a new … Read more →

Zünd global Innovation Spotlight virtual event set for December 17 and 18

Zund America (Oak Creek, Wisconsin) has announced that its online event introducing Zünd’s latest workflow automation solutions will take place this Thursday and Friday, December 17 and 18. Geared towards print service providers in the graphics and packaging industries, the online-only sessions will highlight multiple new workflow options for maximizing efficiency and productivity while reducing … Read more →

CJ Graphics 13th Annual Christmas party and fundraiser goes online this Wednesday, December 16

For over a decade, the most award-winning commercial printer in Canada, CJ Graphics of Mississauga, Ontario, has held one of the most popular and well-attended in-person events in our industry – its annual Christmas Party and Fundraiser led by CJ Graphics President Jay Mandarino. Because of COVID-19 restrictions, the company’s popular event and fundraiser for … Read more →

Hop Industries publishes report on environmentally-friendly alternative to lamination

Application-specific synthetic paper specialist Hop Industries (Lyndhurst, NJ), manufacturer of Hop-Syn Synthetic Papers, has published a market report on the environmentally friendly and low-cost alternative to laminated, pulp-based paper for durable signage and displays. The report reveals four key steps that printers can take to educate their customers about reducing their collective carbon footprint. “Lamination … Read more →

Canon launches new online large-format graphics community

To bring large-format professionals together to inspire and share ideas, Canon Solutions America (Melville, New York) has announced that Canon Production Printing (a Canon affiliate located in Venlo, The Netherlands), has launched a new online community called graphiPlaza. Free to access for customers, partners and employees, graphiPlaza offers a network of expertise designed to help … Read more →