Tony Curcio is the editor of Graphic Arts Magazine.

Zimmerman joins Keypoint Intelligence – InfoTrends as Director of Wide Format Printing

Keypoint Intelligence – InfoTrends (Weymouth, MA) has announced that Eric Zimmerman has joined the company as Director of its Wide Format Printing (WFP) Advisory Service. In his new role, Zimmerman will assume responsibilities for forecasting, market analysis, research and custom consulting related to wide-format digital printing – including graphics and technical applications. Zimmerman has more … Read more →

FTA and KBA Flexotecnica partner for “We Have The Cure” Seminar March 28

The Flexographic Technical Association (FTA, Bohemia, NY) and Koenig & Bauer (KBA) Flexotecnica, have announced that they’ll hold a half-day seminar on the benefits and challenges of implementing electron-beam curing and UV-LED into the flexographic printing process. The We Have The Cure training conference will take place at Koenig & Bauer’s facility and technology center … Read more →

Executive overview of printing trends

Digital inkjet printing of textiles is one of the fastest growing industry segments. The global market for printed signage will rise to $46.7 billion by 2022. The worldwide label printing market will be worth $45.22 billion by then, and printed packaging will grow to $22.4 billion in that year. IT will emerge as a more … Read more →

Women are on track to earn the same as men

It’ll only take about 200 years or more! A December 2018 Bloomberg report said that the global pay gap between men and women “has improved slightly.” Isn’t that heartwarming after several decades? The reality is that pay levels are still so far apart, that it’ll take 202 years to reach equity, according to the World … Read more →

BC’s Thunderbird Press joins Agfa Graphics’ GreenWorks Program

Thunderbird Press (Richmond, British Columbia) recently started using Azura chemistry-free plates from Agfa Graphics Canada to become more environmentally sustainable. Originally founded as a small family business in 1967, the shop has grown to become one of the premier commercial printers in British Columbia. It’s built a respected and trusted reputation among its customers, employees … Read more →

Majewski named new intelliFLEX CEO

The intelliFLEX Innovation Alliance (Ottawa and Mississauga, Ontario) has announced that Mark Majewski, a 30-year veteran of the Canadian technology industry and former Geographic Director at a major semiconductor company, has succeeded Peter Kallai as the organization’s Chief Executive Officer. IntelliFLEX is a not-for-profit industry alliance and a vital partner (for accelerating the growth of … Read more →

Soden named Managing Director of Manroland Goss Web Systems Americas

The Board of Directors of Manroland Goss Web Systems Americas has appointed Dave Soden as Managing Director, overseeing operations of the equipment and services provider in North America effective immediately. Greg Blue, previous Managing Director of Durham Operations, will be moving into a transition support role with the OEM. Soden previously held the position of … Read more →

EFI releases Fiery FS350 Pro DFE software to improve digital print integration and productivity

Electronics For Imaging (EFI) has revealed that its latest Digital Front End (DFE) technology for advanced, high-end digital print production is the new Fiery FS350 Pro software designed to give graphic arts professionals more power, productivity and versatility in digital printing. The new Fiery software will be available starting this quarter in high-end production DFEs … Read more →

Vail named GPA Business Development Director – Strategic Services

Specialty substrate leader GPA (McCook, Illinois) has announced that Gerard Vail has joined its team as Business Development Director for its Strategic Services. Vail’s addition “strengthens GPA’s Strategic Services Team, reinforces the company’s status as innovation facilitators, and delivers on their brand promise of providing global industry and product intelligence that supports business growth,” the … Read more →

Domino to host Digital Printing Spectrum May 21-22

The event will be held at the Holiday Inn Gurnee Convention Center in Gurnee, Illinois Tuesday and Wednesday, May 21 and 22, 2019. The OEM will be welcoming attendees to “See more. Learn more. Do more.” at the educational and networking event. Featured will be presentations from respected industry professionals, question-and-answer panel discussions, tabletop exhibits … Read more →