Jones Healthcare acquires Koenig & Bauer Rapida 106

Jones Healthcare Group (London, Ontario), a global market leader in advanced packaging and medication dispensing solutions, has made a major investment in an 8-colour, custom-built Koenig & Bauer Rapida 106 sheetfed offset press. The new press will increase the company’s production capacity and help improve speed-to-market “with unmatched quality and waste reduction” for its health … Read more →

Konica Minolta launches AccurioPress 6136P MICR

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A. (Ramsey, NJ) has unveiled a new addition to its product lines – a MICR version of its AccurioPress 6136. This gives the 6136P a MICR toner and developer that “will have a significant impact on the financial printing market,” said the OEM. The term MICR (Magnetic Ink Character Recognition) most … Read more →

Esko launches online software and hardware Innovation Hub 2020

Esko (Gent, Belgium), an industry-leading developer of integrated software and hardware solutions for the global print and packaging industries, has unveiled a new virtual ‘hub’ to launch its 2020 innovations. The Esko Innovation Hub provides visitors with the ability to explore the entire Esko 2020 portfolio of new and upgraded products ­– in an always-on, … Read more →

Labelexpo/Brand Print Americas postponed until March 2021

The Tarsus Group, organizer of the Labelexpo/Brand Print Americas 2020 tradeshow, has released new dates for its co-located shows as a result of the ongoing coronavirus/COVID-19 pandemic. Originally scheduled to take place September 15 – 17, 2020  at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois, the 2021 editions of Labelexpo Americas and Brand … Read more →

DIA explores what employers and employees need to know about COVID-19

The Digital Imaging Association’s (DIA’s) May 20 online webinar brought together experts to answer questions about COVID-19 issues affecting both employers and employees at printing and related companies. It guided viewers through the legalities, financial impact and personnel issues, among other topics. The panel included: Chantel Goldsmith (Labour & Employment Law and Partner at Samfiru … Read more →

Canon releases UVgel Wallpaper Factory

Canon Solutions America has unveiled its new UVgel Wallpaper Factory – an integration between the OEM’s Colorado Printer Series, UVgel technology, and finishing partner Fotoba. The technology is ideal for automated production of customized wallpapers as a complete, end-to-end solution for new customers, or as an upgrade for current Colorado roll-to-roll, large-format clients. The modular … Read more →

Klaric joins RM Machinery as it expands into Canada

RM Machinery (RMM) has opened its first Canadian office in Mississauga, Ontario, and industry veteran Steve Klaric, formerly of KBR Graphics in Laval, Quebec, has been appointed its Canadian Regional Sales Manager. Klaric brings over 30 years of experience in offset and digital printing to his new position. The New-Jersey-based press and bindery equipment specialist … Read more →

Canon expands cutter portfolio with three new models from MultiCam

Canon Solutions America (Melville, New York) has added three Celero Series Digital Cutters (Series 3, 5 and 7) from MultiCam, an OEM specialist in the large-format finishing market, to its finishing solutions portfolio. The Celero Series Cutters, manufactured to specifications, provides the versatility to cut and finish a wide range of graphics in an efficient … Read more →

Inkjet Insight’s Innovation Week: Five June webinars examine advances in production inkjet

Inkjet Insight, a leading industry source of valuable, unbiased information for businesses evaluating and using production inkjet, has announced Inkjet Innovation Week that will begin on Monday, June 15, 2020. This online series of in-depth webinars, linked to detailed product data, will update the industry on new technology, products, software and services being made available … Read more →

Canadian technology leader launches solution to support safer business openings and operations during COVID-19

Canadian technology leader BIG Digital Corporation (Toronto) has unveiled its SafeChek digital entrance way technology to support the safer opening and operations of businesses across North America. As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to evolve, governments are starting to allow businesses to slowly re-open amid strict new guidelines that will see many companies seeking innovative solutions … Read more →

Screen moves to new and larger Technology Center near Chicago

Screen Americas (Rolling Meadows, Illinois), one of the leading manufacturers of digital inkjet printing technology worldwide, will be relocating this Fall to a new, larger and more fully equipped and resourced North American headquarters in one of the Chicago area’s most successful business and industrial enterprise centers – Elk Grove Village, Illinois (about 20 miles … Read more →