Tony Curcio is the editor of Graphic Arts Magazine.

Domino launches its K600i UV Inkjet Printer

First debuted at Belgium’s Labelexpo Europe in September, Domino’s ultra-fast K600i dual-bar, dual-speed digital UV inkjet printer will help label printers and converters make more money by significantly improving productivity, said the OEM. The K600i prints variable data, including barcodes, QR codes, sequence numbering and more. It also integrates easily with flexo label presses, re-winders … Read more →

DuPont Advanced Printing introduces Cyrel DLC Plate for corrugated

DuPont Advanced Printing (Wilmington, Delaware) has announced the commercial availability of the newest addition to its award-winning DuPont Cyrel plate platform – the DuPont Cyrel DLC, a soft digital plate that uses a new polymer formula developed especially for the corrugated printing market. Its low durometer is designed for better printing on lower quality recycled … Read more →

Tilia Labs expands with key appointments

Tilia Labs (Ottawa, Ontario), a leading developer of planning, imposition and artificially intelligent automation software solutions for the printing and graphic arts industries, has launched 2019 by adding two new executives to support its global growth and expansion. The appointments will help Tilia meet rising demand for its AI-driven planning and imposition solutions across the … Read more →

Access becomes a GMG reseller in Canada

GMG Americas (Hingham, MA) has signed an agreement with Access, headquartered in Toronto, to become a dealer of GMG products throughout Canada. The company’s efforts will be focused on GMG’s wide array of colour management solutions as well as its PrintFactory workflow. Access is an operating business unit of the Access Group that’s been providing … Read more →

Graphics Canada set to impress

The Graphics Canada tradeshow, the largest event in the country for the printing and graphic arts industry, will take place April 11-13, 2019 at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ontario. The show will feature three exciting days of the latest technology, learning opportunities, networking and more, encompassing virtually all industry sectors. Learn where today’s opportunities … Read more →

Never underestimate the importance of our industry associations

I had mentioned in a previous column that the Canadian Printing Industries Association (CPIA, Toronto) had launched a newly restructured organization in Canada. Its new framework will enable the non-profit organization to provide a national voice and platform for the printing industry – and to serve as an important connection point for Canadian regional associations, … Read more →

MPI Print installs Canada’s first Scodix Cast & Cure Ultra 202 Digital Enhancement Press

MPI Print (Concord and Mississauga, Ontario), the largest trade-only sheetfed printer in Canada, has taken its print-finishing capabilities to an entirely new level with the installation, at its Concord production facility, of Canada’s first Scodix Cast & Cure Ultra 202 Digital Enhancement Press. The new press will allow MPI Print’s clients to add enhanced features … Read more →

DIA’s VIP Breakfast Meeting April 12 at Graphics Canada to feature Xerox’s Dr. Paul Smith

The Digital Imaging Association (DIA) will be hosting an exclusive VIP Breakfast Meeting at the Graphics Canada Tradeshow that takes place April 11-13 at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ontario. Attendees of this special presentation will hear from Dr. Paul Smith, head of the Xerox Global Materials Research Centre in Mississauga, Ontario, regarding the printing … Read more →

Pitney Bowes launches Consumer Connect post-purchase marketing solution

Pitney Bowes (Stamford, Connecticut), a global technology company that provides commerce solutions in the areas of shipping and mailing, data and ecommerce, has launched Consumer Connect – a new self-service post-purchase marketing solution for retailers and brands. “Retail marketers spend a tremendous amount of time and money attracting consumers and getting them to click the … Read more →

SGIA to lead special workshop on digital inkjet colour standards

The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA, Fairfax, Virginia) is convening some of the most experienced names in colour to address a serious current need in the printing industry – colour standards for digital printing. A new working group will include representatives from industry-leading companies including WestRock, Fujifilm, Nazdar and  host of others. Printers, manufacturers, software … Read more →

Nekoosa launches Trans-Ad Vinyl with air egress

Wisconsin-based Nekoosa Coated Products has expanded its line of auto and fleet transit vinyls, specifically its Mojave Digital Media auto and fleet transit portfolio, to include Trans-Ad with a #90 air egress liner, available in 54-inch x 50-yard, 60-inch x 50-yard, and 62-inch x 50-yard rolls. Extremely durable, Trans-Ad Vinyl is designed for temporary fleet … Read more →