Tony Curcio is the editor of Graphic Arts Magazine.

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 →

SAi announces major enhancements to its EnRoute subscription offering

SAi (Salt Lake City, Utah), a leading provider of software solutions for the sign-making, digital printing and CNC machining industries, has announced a “significant upgrade” to its flagship EnRoute CAD/CAM software. EnRoute 6.1 meets the various needs and budgets of users across multiple industries and is accessible to existing subscribers of EnRoute software. It now … Read more →

EFI appoints Jacobson as CEO

Electronics For Imaging (EFI, Fremont, California) has appointed Jeff Jacobson, a 30-year veteran of the digital imaging and industrial technology sector, as Chief Executive Officer effective immediately. Jacobson will retain his position as Executive Chairman and succeeds Bill Muir, who’s stepping down for personal reasons. Prior to joining EFI, Jacobson served as Chief Executive Officer … Read more →

Installation update: Prime Data adds more speed, ease and affordability for direct marketers

Direct mail just became faster and easier for direct-mail and marketing professionals with the recent Delphax Elan upgrade at Prime Data in Aurora, Ontario. “Our original Elan gave marketers unlimited variability in direct mail at the same price as pieces with much less variability,” said Steve Falk, President of Prime Data. “This upgrade gives them … Read more →

Neenah releases Everything Under the Sun Classic Papers

Neenah Paper Incorported (Alpharetta, Georgia) has unveiled its Everything Under the Sun collection, the newest promotion showcasing its Neenah Classic Papers portfolio, while characterizing the portfolio as “the most comprehensive, best-selling collection of fine printing papers on the market.” “Classic Papers are the standard of excellence, the go-to portfolio for creatives looking to elevate any … Read more →

Mark Andy unveils Digital Pro 3 Press

The OEM’s new line includes two new systems offering up to 77 fpm printing speeds and an engine upgrade option available for current Mark Andy Digital One Press owners. The introductory Digital Pro 1 is a roll-to-roll version fitted with an unwind, print engine and rewind, providing a 12.5-inch print width. It was designed for … Read more →

APTech launches online Community Forum

The Association for Print Technologies (Reston, VA) has launched the APTech Connect (https://community.printtechnologies.org/home) Community Forum, a new and free online resource designed to foster engagement, collaboration and information sharing across the printing industry’s value chain. The forum’s goal is to create a virtual community complete with with helpful, user-generated content. The forum also has the … Read more →

Captiva Innovations launches flexible printed electronic LED retractable banners across Canada for leading cosmetic brand

Captiva Innovations (Vancouver), the world’s first flexible electronics LED banners solutions provider, has announced the launch of its interactive LED eBanners for Lise Watier’s innovative lipstick marketing campaign. Lise Watier is a subsidiary of Groupe Marcelle Cosmetics, the largest cosmetics manufacturer in Canada. The deployment was recently launched at 50 selected retail locations across Canada. … Read more →

SGIA acquires Napco Media

The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) has announced that it has acquired Napco Media. Under the terms of the agreement, which was unanimously approved by SGIA’s Board of Directors, Napco Media (owners of Printing Impressions, Packaging Impressions, PromoMarketing, In-Plant Impressions, TotalRetail, Target Marketing and Wide-Format Impressions) will become an LLC and will continue to operate … Read more →

Memjet appoints Ibarra as Director of Global Marketing Communications

Memjet (San Diego, California) has appointed Oscar Ibarra as its Global Marketing Communications Director. Ibarra will lead all facets of Memjet’s marketing communications strategy to enhance demand and build equity for the company’s technologies as well as its OEM partners’ printing solutions. He’ll be responsible for leading a global marketing and social-media strategy that will … Read more →