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 →

Messagepoint launches AI-powered content migration and optimization software

Toronto-based Customer Communications Management (CCM) specialist Messagepoint has announced the launch of Rationalizer Version 20.1, to be released on June 1, 2020. Rationalizer is an AI-powered software solution that accelerates the migration of legacy customer communications and content to modern environments, while also enabling the optimization of that content. Since 2016 Messagepoint has offered Rationalizer … Read more →

ISA cancels its re-scheduled Sign Expo 2020 annual event

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the International Sign Association (ISA – Alexandria, Virginia) Board of Directors met recently and voted to cancel its signature event – the annual ISA International Sign Expo 2020 that had been re-scheduled to take place August 22-25. The board added: “When ISA made the decision to postpone its scheduled … Read more →