Tony Curcio is the editor of Graphic Arts Magazine.

Wisner joins Prime Data as Vice President of Business Development

Prime Data (Aurora, Ontario) has welcomed industry veteran Jim Wisner to its team as Vice President of Business Development. Wisner is highly respected in the printing and direct-marketing industries and has worked with clients across almost every vertical – including NFPs, financial, consumer goods and services, teclo and tech. His exceptional knowledge and expertise of … Read more →

Memjet unveils DuraFlex inkjet printing technology

Memjet has characterized its new DuraFlex inkjet printing technology as a modular, single-pass print solution that combines Memjet’s signature features of speed, simplicity and affordability with new attributes – such as enhanced durability, A4 and A3 plus widths in a four-colour printhead, a high-speed data path, and modules that control all printhead functions. Together, these … Read more →

Quark releases QuarkXPress 15.0.1

Quark (Denver, Colorado) has announced the availability of QuarkXPress 15.0.1, the first update to QuarkXPress 2019 page-layout software that was released July 9, 2019. Included in this update for QuarkXPress 2019 users are improvements to many customer-requested items relating to the following: Retina cursors on Mac. Cursors will no longer pixelate. They’ll be as sharp … Read more →

Second Annual Better with Less – Design Challenge now open for submissions

The Better with Less – Design Challenge, organized by Metsä Board (a European producer of premium fresh fibre paperboards headquartered in Metsä, Finland) is now in its second year. The competition inspires graphic designers from around the globe to create more environmentally-friendly packaging solutions for e-commerce, cosmetics and food. Submissions can be made in four … Read more →

Pitney Bowes sells Software Solutions Business to Syncsort for $700 million

Pitney Bowes (Stamford, Connecticut), a global technology company that provides commerce solutions in the areas of e-commerce, shipping, mailing, data, and financial services, has announced that it’s entered into a definitive agreement to sell its Software Solutions Business to Syncsort (Pearl River, New York) for $700 million (USD) in cash. The transaction is expected to … Read more →

Marketing and strengthening your brand through packaging

In this feature, Brampton-Ontario-based liquid paper explores how to boost your brand by utilizing custom boxes and personalized smart packaging solutions. The company produces high-quality custom boxes of any shape and size that can accommodate virtually any product. For more information please visit www.liquidprinter.com.  Packaging boxes represent a key element of any supply chain. They … Read more →

Heidelberg expands subscription service to include all consumables-related logistics operations

The German press manufacturer has reported that the first print shops to try the Heidelberg Subscription pay-per-use contract model are now seeing extremely positive results. A significant improvement in the productivity and performance of all customers already benefiting from subscription-based production, has led Heidelberg to further expand its subscription service. The company is now offering … Read more →

Quark releases Content Automation Platform 14.3

The new 14.3 release introduces a range of usability updates that span the entire platform, as content development teams will benefit from more new functionality that improves ease-of-use and boosts productivity. These include time saving, editing and saving improvements, major enhancements to copy-and-paste, new and intuitive content structuring functionality, and additional features such as responsive … Read more →

Media Resources generates additional $1 million with 3D Printing

Wide-format printing specialist Media Resources (Vancouver, Edmonton and Calgary), credits large-format 3D printing for its recent annual revenue increase of $1 million since its investment in a Massivit 3D Printer. Here, co-owner Steve Gallow shares some insights about the market, especially what it was like being an early adopter of large-format 3D printing. Steve Gallow … Read more →

Mutoh launches XpertJet eco-solvent printer line

Mutoh America has unveiled two new 64-inch, eco-solvent printers – the XpertJet 1641SR and XpertJet 1682SR. The latest additions to Mutoh’s line of wide-format printers, paired with Mutoh’s new MS41 Eco-Solvent ink, provides improved usability and reduces operational workload “which will ensure high-quality prints, high production output and user-friendly operation,” said the OEM. The XpertJet … Read more →