Virtual drupa Conference Area to offer 45 hours of knowledge transfer

From April 20 – 23, 2021, the Conference Area of virtual.drupa will feature a comprehensive English-language program spanning 45 hours and focusing on the global trends of Artificial Intelligence (AI), the Circular Economy, the Connected Consumer and Platform Economy. International industry experts, brand owners and speakers from vertical markets will convey valuable knowledge through case … Read more →

Sustainable Green Printing Partnership to participate in Ryerson University’s GCM Colloquium later this week

The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP), a leading authority in sustainable printing certifications, has announced its participation in the Ryerson University GCM Colloquium to he held online Thursday, March 11 (11 am – 1 pm) and Friday, March 12 (2 pm – 4 pm). The annual GCM Colloquium theme this year is Sustainability in the … Read more →

Pantone adds 315 new colours

Pantone’s expansive collection of 315 new colours took into consideration the latest direction and movement of colour trends, and was curated to provide designers with the most sought-after hues for today and tomorrow, the company pointed out. “Colour palettes today are developed and driven by many elements – including technology, entertainment, the economy, lifestyles, play … Read more →

PPC Spring Conference set for March 24 – 26

If not for the pandemic, members of the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC – Springfield, MA) would be traveling to Denver, Colorado this March for the association’s 2021 Spring Outlook & Strategies Conference. The event will now be held online only March 24 – 26 and focus on topics that will most affect paperboard packaging today … Read more →

Xeikon adds CX-30 and CX-50 entry-level label presses

Xeikon America (Itaska, Illinois) has added two new dry-toner digital label presses – the Xeikon CX30 and Xeikon CX50. Building on its sixth-generation platform and based on Cheetah 2.0 technology with new-generation interfaces and cloud connection, these new presses are designed to offer maximum overall equipment effectiveness (OEE). The CX30 and CX50 fit into the … Read more →

Spicers, Shippers Supply and All Graphic Supplies to operate under one brand in Canada

Spicers Canada (Vaughan, Ontario), a leading distributor of commercial print and business papers, specialty products, graphic solutions, sign & display equipment, materials & industrial supplies, and packaging products, has announced that all of its divisions will now begin to operate under a single, powerful brand nationwide – Spicers. Previously, in addition to Spicers in Canada, … Read more →

Agfa unveils its newest and fastest Jeti Tauro Printer

The Jeti Tauro H3300 UHS LED printer is Agfa’s newest flagship wide-format inkjet printer for the high-end sign and display market. Its UV LED engine prints media up to 3.3 m wide in four or six colours at speeds up to 600 m²/h. It combines “industry-leading print quality with all-round versatility, extreme productivity and cutting-edge … Read more →

Fourth drupa online preview attracts over 5,000 visitors

The fourth and final edition of the virtual drupa preview held online Tuesday, February 23 once again featured a comprehensive conference program for knowledge exchange in the print and packaging sectors. Video presentations and live web sessions by industry experts and partner associations focused on topics and global trends such as Industry 4.0, Digitalization, the … Read more →

Mount Pearl FASTSIGNS wins Consumer Choice Award for fifth consecutive year

FASTSIGNS, located at 9 Allston Street in Mount Pearl, St. John’s, Newfoundland, has won the Consumer Choice Award for the 5th Consecutive Year in the Signs category. The Consumer Choice Awards highlight the best of the best in various key industry categories. Each year, officials conduct third-party polling and determine winners from customer-satisfaction surveys. “It’s … Read more →

Cremer releases HQ Series of counting and packaging machines

Cremer (Lisse, The Netherlands) has unveiled its new servo-driven HQ Series of counting and dispensing machines that provide “100% accuracy” for packaging of confectionery items and non-food products such as medical parts, hardware and detergent pouches. The compact, three-model counting machines can be placed atop a packaging machine for bag-filling, or over a conveyor belt … Read more →