Tony Curcio is the editor of Graphic Arts Magazine.

Color-Logic donates Touch7 Photo Software to Ryerson University

Color-Logic (West Chester, Ohio) has donated more than 150 copies of its Touch7 Photo ECG Software to Toronto’s Ryerson University for use in its School of Graphic Communications Management (GCM) colour management curriculum. “The Ryerson Graphic Communications Management Program provides students with hands-on workshops and real-world workflow and colour-management experience,” said Mark Geeves, Color-Logic’s Director … Read more →

Williams named Nazdar’s Vice President of Global Manufacturing

Nazdar Ink Technologies (Shawnee, Kansas) has announced the appointment of Woodrow Williams III as Vice President of Global Manufacturing, effective earlier this week. Williams will oversee manufacturing operations and materials management for Nazdar’s global manufacturing locations in Shawnee, Kansas and Stockport, UK. In his new role he’ll also be responsible for providing strategic leadership and … Read more →

Domtar names Cyr to manage its Dryden Mill

Domtar Corporation has announced that Marie Cyr will be manager of the company’s paper mill in Dryden, Ontario effective Thursday, August 1, 2019. Cyr succeeds Jim Blight, who will retire in August. Since December of 2013, Cyr has served as the Windsor, Ontario Mill’s Pulp Mill Manager and Superintendent, responsible for developing its strategy and … Read more →

Offset Press Update: world’s leading equipment manufacturers remain strong – and involved

Today we’re inundated with advancements in digital printing technology. And though digital is definitely growing and presenting us with some amazing value-added options in terms of packaging, short runs and finishing, offset still rules the printing industry landscape – by a wide, wide margin! According to print industry research leader Smithers Pira, by 2022 digital … Read more →

Trust me, print is alive and well

Last month I attended Agfa Graphics’ wide-format open house at its Canadian headquarters and production facility in Mississauga, Ontario. Live demos of its Jeti Tauro, Jeti Mira and Anapurna models left no doubt as to the high quality of output from these sophisticated flatbeds. The next day I went to the opening of Epson’s first … Read more →

The Central Group to install new Barberán Jetmaster 1750 Digital Press

A new Jetmaster 1750 Digital Press will be installed this fall at The Central Group (Mississauga, Ontario) from Castelldefels in Barcelona, Spain. The Central Group (with locations in Mississauga, Montreal, New York and Chicago) is a “Performance at Retail” company that combines strategy, research, intelligent design and professional execution to offer exceptional in-store branded experiences. … Read more →

Scalia named Senior Vice President at PrintLink

PrintLink, a leading provider of permanent placement HR solutions for senior management, middle management and hands-on highly skilled talent within the graphic communications industry, has announced that Dino Scalia has joined the company as its Senior Vice President. Scalia possesses an extensive amount of experience and insights that he gained as a leader in the … Read more →

Print 19 tradeshow to highlight RED HOT Technologies with deadline of July 26

Tradeshow organizer APTech (Association for Print Technologies) has announced the return of its RED HOT Technology Recognition Program to Print 19 in Chicago (McCormick Place North, October 3-5, 2019). The program showcases exhibitors’ newest products and services featured on the show floor. “Sales opportunities and the collaboration that leads to growth, go to the risk-takers, … Read more →

New Workforce Coalition to addresses print industry recruitment

A group of concerned associations, educators and industry representatives has formed the Graphic Communications Workforce Coalition. As stated in its organizing documents, “The purpose of the coalition will be to coordinate the efforts of all organizations representing the broad scope of the graphic communications industry for creating awareness, recruitment of new people into the industry, … Read more →

Printbox partners with Photobook Worldwide

Printbox (Kraków, Poland), a global Software as a Service (SaaS) company providing photo-product software designed to improve workflow and maximize sales, and Photobook Worldwide (PBWW, Malaysia), a leading photobook provider, have announced a new partnership “to bring the best technology and production to the personalization market.” Photobook Worldwide is now poised to enhance its product … Read more →

SwissQprint’s U.S. subsidiary to service the Canadian market

After the mutually agreed termination of the partnership with Cansel/Cobalt, swissQprint, manufacturer of large-format printers, is now in charge of the Canadian market through its U.S. subsidiary. Illinois-based swissQprint America will now be the contact partner for customers in Canada when it comes to swissQprint product, services and consumables. The U.S. subsidiary of the Swiss … Read more →