Tony Curcio is the editor of Graphic Arts Magazine.

The Flag Shop installs an EFI VUTEk FabriVU printer

The Flag Shop (Vancouver, BC) has installed an EFI VUTEk FabriVU 340i dye-sublimation printer from Electronics For Imaging (EFI). The soft-signage and textile printing company has 11 franchise locations across Canada and is using its new printer to expand its product offerings from coast to coast. Founded in 1975, The Flag Shop is the leading … Read more →

Karstedt Partners to release its first report: Benchmarking Digital Printing in Corrugated Packaging

Karstedt Partners (Eden, New York), with the assistance of participating converters, has collected data on the approximately 33 single-pass and 70 multi-pass presses installed in North America. The data assesses market impact, value created and the challenges faced in launching a digital operation. “The introduction and adoption of single-pass digital printing has dramatically accelerated digital … Read more →

Digital Book World 2019 set for September 10-12 in Nashville

The Digital Book World (DBW) Conference will bring together innovators, experts and newsmakers in the publishing industry . This will include large, medium and and small publishers, traditional and non-traditional publishers, and the technology companies that serve all of them. The event takes place Tuesday, September 10, Wednesday, September 11 and Thursday, September 12 at … Read more →

Inkcups adds three new pad printers

Global print industry OEM Inkcups (Danvers, MA) has announced the release of three new pad printers. The ICN-120, ICN-200 and 2200-DLI expand the company’s current pad printer portfolio to produce larger images on longer goods with extended stroke capabilities. The ICN-120 is a one-colour pad printer that provides increased flexibility with product decorating and labeling … Read more →

Registration now open for THREADX 2020 with early-bird rates up to November 21

The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA – Fairfax, Virginia) has opened registration for its third annual apparel conference, THREADX is set to take place February 23 – 25, 2020 at the Saguaro Hotel in Scottsdale, Arizona. Organized by SGIA’s Apparel Decorators Committee, THREADX takes a higher-level look at the industry “equipping attendees with ideas and … Read more →

Drytac adds over 1,800 ICC profiles to its revamped website

Drytac (Bristol, UK), a leading international manufacturer of self-adhesive materials for the large-format print and signage markets, has created thousands of ICC profiles based on popular printer models, inks, RIPs and Drytac media to enable its customers worldwide to take advantage of fast, high-quality, plug-and-print capabilities. Over 1,800 profiles have been created for Drytac by … Read more →

StickerYou installs SEAL 62Pro S Laminator from GBC Canada

Launched this week and featuring a massive three-storey “stickerbombed” storefront graphic, Toronto e-commerce start-up StickerYou is characterizing its new bricks-and-mortar store located on Dufferin Street in the Queen Street West area of Toronto as “the world’s largest sticker store.” Founded in 2008 by current President Andrew Witkin, StickerYou is one of Canada’s leaders in e-commerce … Read more →

Sun Chemical launches SolarVerse UV Flexo Ink Concentrates

Sun Chemical will use Labelexpo Europe 2019 (September 24 to 27 in Brussels, Belgium) as a platform for the global launch of its SolarVerse – a range of highly pigmented, low-viscosity, multi-purpose UV flexo-base concentrates designed to be easily dispensed through standard UV flexo dispensers while offering users significant benefits in terms of cost savings … Read more →

Toronto’s Imaged Advertising Creations first in Canada to install an EFI VUTEk FabriVU 520

Imaged Advertising Creations (IAC) of Toronto has become the first company in Canada to install a 17-foot-wide EFI VUTEk FabriVU 520 dye-sublimation printer from Electronics For Imaging (EFI). IAC, which is a full-service visual communications company, will leverage the quality, productivity and expanded format of the printer to grow its dye-sublimation business into new markets … Read more →

Inaugural Printing United tradeshow sold out

The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) has announced that the show floor of its first-ever Printing United tradeshow is now sold out. The event is being held October 23 – 25, in Dallas, Texas. Over 650 exhibitors occupying 720,000 square feet of the expansive Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center, will feature the latest printing technology … Read more →