Tony Curcio is the editor of Graphic Arts Magazine.

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 →

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 … Read more →

Drupa postponed until April of next year

Drupa, the world’s largest tradeshow for the printing and graphic communications industry scheduled for June 16 – 26, 2020 in Düsseldorf, Germany, will be postponed to April 20 – 30, 2021 due to the health risks posed by the worldwide spread of the coronavirus. In making this decision, show organizer Messe Düsseldorf is following the … Read more →

INX introduces new Can Design Contest for designers and brand owners

The INX International Ink Company (Schaumburg, Illinois) has announced that entries are now being accepted for its inaugural Colored by INX Can Design Contest. A market leader in metal-decorating inks and colour management technologies, INX is making the contest available only to users of its INX 2-Piece Metal Color Catalogue and its corresponding digital colour … Read more →

INX launches Can Design Contest for designers and brand owners

The INX International Ink Company (Schaumburg, Illinois) has announced that entries are now being accepted for its inaugural Colored by INX Can Design Contest. A market leader in metal-decorating inks and colour management technologies, INX is making the contest available only to users of its INX 2-Piece Metal Color Catalogue and its corresponding digital colour … Read more →