Tony Curcio is the editor of Graphic Arts Magazine.

Agfa upgrades its Jeti Tauro H3300 LED Printer

Agfa Graphics recently upgraded its heavy-duty, large-format, hybrid flagship printer with more new features and user benefits. These include: Four-colour and six-colour printheads. The Jeti Tauro H3300 LED now also comes in a 4-colour version (CMYK), which reaches ‘sellable production quality’ in a just 3 passes. The 6-colour version, on the other hand, is ideal … Read more →

Annual Canadian Printed Electronics Show postponed until the Fall

In compliance with Canada’s federal, provincial and municipal governments urging to help reduce the risk and spread of the Coronavirus, the team at IntelliFLEX (Ottawa, Ontario) has decided “to put the safety of our community first and will be postponing our Annual Canadian Printed Electronics Show. We hope to have CPES2020 return in the Fall … Read more →

Converters Expo announces new dates for its 2020 event

BNP Media (Troy, Michigan), organizers of the annual Converters Expo, have announced that in response to the worldwide outbreak of Coronavirus, they’ve rescheduled the event to August 24-25, 2020 at the same location – the Lambeau Field Atrium in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The 13th Annual Converters Expo was originally scheduled to take place April 29-30, … Read more →

Xitron installs 5,000th Screen CTP Interface

Xitron (Ann Arbor, Michigan), a leading independent developer of Harlequin RIP and workflow products for commercial, flexo, digital and high-speed inkjet printing, has now surpassed the 5,000-unit mark for its Screen “Blue Box.” The interface is designed to allow virtually any RIP or workflow to drive PlateRite computer-to-plate (CTP) systems manufactured by Screen Graphic Solutions. … Read more →

APTech calls for speakers for its Learning Experience sessions at Brand Print Americas 2020

The Association for Print Technologies (APTech – Reston, Virginia), a leading North American association committed to print industry growth and acceleration, has issued a call for speakers and session topics for its Learning Experience events – the organization’s educational programs hosted at Brand Print Americas 2020 (co-located with Labelexpo Americas at the Donald E. Stephens … Read more →

TAGA Annual Technical Conference cancelled

The Printing Industries of America (PIA) and the Technical Association of the Graphic Arts (TAGA) have announced that the TAGA Annual Technical Conference scheduled for March 15–18 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, has been cancelled in the wake of the World Health Organization declaring that the Coronavirus is now a worldwide pandemic. “It is with sincere … Read more →

Entries now open for the 2020 Premier Print Awards as deadline extended

The Printing Industries of America (PIA) is now accepting submissions for the 2020 Premier Print Awards competition, marking the program’s 72nd year honouring print excellence. The international competition is open to all companies involved in the creation or production of print communications, as well as students and student groups from high schools, vocational schools, or … Read more →

Neenah launches a 100% paper-based alternative to styrene for wide format

Neenah (Alpharetta, Georgia) has introduced Neenah Imagemax Signage, a new, breakthrough 100% paper-based wide-format product. This latest addition to Neenah’s wide range of environmental products is FSC, Green-e, and SmartWay certified to meet the growing demand for a sustainable alternative to traditional styrene products. It’s basically a smooth-coated substrate designed to produce “remarkable printing results” … Read more →

ISA reschedules its annual Sign Expo from April to August

The International Sign Association (ISA) Board of Directors met last week to discuss options surrounding its annual event, the popular ISA Sign Expo 2020, given the current environment regarding the Coronavirus global pandemic. The organization emphasized that one of its core missions is to create a platform for the sign, graphics and visual communication industry … Read more →

Agfa Graphics cancels open house previously set for March 26

Agfa Graphics Canada has cancelled a special wide-format open house and lunch Thursday, March 26 from 9 am to 4:30 pm at its Canadian headquarters and production facility in Mississauga, Ontario located at 5975 Falbourne Street, Unit 2. The exclusive RSVP event was going to focus on was how to optimize your wide-format production by … Read more →

INX International addresses Coronavirus supply-chain impact and customer concerns

The INX International Ink Company (Schaumburg, Illinois) has released the following update as it continues to “work hard to ensure that the supply of its products to customers remains constant and secure” while they manage through the global Coronavirus situation. “Over these last several weeks, we continue to diligently monitor the extent of COVID-19 around … Read more →