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 →

PPC to host its first virtual Fall Conference this month

The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC ­– Springfield, MA) will hold its first online Fall Meeting & Growth Conference from Wednesday, October 14 to Friday, October 16, 2020. With sessions for all employees and functional areas of paperboard packaging companies, the meeting will cover crucial topics – including diversity and inclusion, economic trends, and the latest … Read more →

PPC to host its first virtual Fall Conference this month

The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC ­– Springfield, MA) will hold its first online Fall Meeting & Growth Conference from Wednesday, October 14 to Friday, October 16, 2020. With sessions for all employees and functional areas of paperboard packaging companies, the meeting will cover crucial topics – including diversity and inclusion, economic trends, and the latest … Read more →

DuPont introduces Artistri Xite P2700 Inks for roll-to-roll textile printers

DuPont Image Solutions (Wilmington, Delaware) has added a new series to its pigment inks portfolio – DuPont Artistri Xite P2700. The new product is a digital textile premium pigment ink formulated for mid-viscosity printheads that offers “best-in-class colour with deep rich black, and outstanding colour saturation,” said the company. “The new formulation delivers the quality … Read more →

Connecting for Results adds four industry veterans to its team

To meet demand from its growing customer base, Connecting for Results (CFR, Toronto), a consulting firm that focuses on mergers and acquisitions, management strategies and executive recruiting, has engaged the expertise and experience of four industry veterans – Andrew Gage, Amin Mourad, Frank Kerr and Serge Trajkovich. “Industry followers who have witnessed the dramatic changes … Read more →

GAM columnist to explore customer engagement, experience and communications at Xplor20 Conference

Joanne Gore Communications (JGC), a leading B2B marketing agency that helps companies stretch their marketing dollars and engage new print buyers and business buyers, has announced that its President, Joanne Gore, Xplor International Association Board of Directors Vice Chair and regular contributor to Graphic Arts Magazine (GAM), will present a variety of key topics affecting … Read more →

Seventy-six scholarships to be awarded to deserving students by Canadian Print Scholarships

Canadian Print Scholarships has announced that 76 scholarships will be awarded to students in five graphic communications programs across Canada for the 2020/2021 academic year. “With support from industry, Canadian Print Scholarships has provided scholarships to hundreds of graphic communications students,” said Jeff Ekstein, Chair of Canadian Print Scholarships. “The financial support helps cover the … Read more →

FTA announces its Virtual Fall Conference 2020 session details

The Flexographic Technical Association (FTA – Bohemia, New York) has announced the session details for its Virtual Fall Conference taking place Monday, October 5 to Wednesday, October 7, 2020. The online-only, three-day technical conference theme will be Collaboration Achieves Perfect Vision. Through six sessions and more than 20 technical presentations, expert speakers will explore how … Read more →

Xeikon launches SX30000 Digital Press in Canada and the U.S.

Xeikon America (Itasca, Illinois) has launched its new Xeikon SX30000 Digital Press, available immediately in Canada and the United States. Based on groundbreaking new Sirius technology (referring to the brightest star in the earth’s night sky, Sirius has helped various cultures throughout history to set course and to navigate), the new electro-photographic, toner-based press “raises … Read more →

Updated Two Sides Infographics now available

Two Sides North America, an independent non-profit organization that promotes the sustainability of print and paper products, has updated its collection of professionally-designed, information-packed infographics. If you’re looking for engaging infographics to help share the great sustainability story of print, paper and paper-based packaging with your current and potential print-buying customers, then look no further! … Read more →

Mutoh launches XpertJet 1682WR Dye Sublimation Printer

Mutoh America, a leading manufacturer of wide-format inkjet printers, has launched its new 64-inch dye sublimation printer, the XpertJet 1682WR. The latest additions to Mutoh’s award-winning line of wide-format printers, paired with Mutoh’s new DH21 Dye Sublimation Ink, “provides improved usability and reduces operational workload which will ensure high-quality prints, high production output and user-friendly … Read more →