Tony Curcio is the editor of Graphic Arts Magazine.

Seydaco Packaging’s installation of a KBA Flexotecnica 8-Colour CI Flexo Press will be unique in Canada

A new KBA-Flexotecnica EVO XD eight-colour flexo press will be installed at Seydaco Packaging in Mississauga, Ontario later this year. “The entire flexo web line, including the new KBA-Flexotecnica 8-colour CI plus two downstream units (as well as double roll stands with auto splicer and festoon, and flatbed die-cutter with rotary stripper, belt askew and … Read more →

HP expands printing security services and solutions

HP’s new and updated solutions and services “are designed to help customers achieve greater security and efficiency in their individual printing environment.” The expanded offerings include: Serverless pull printing – a new feature of HP Access Control that eliminates the need for servers in small branch offices. Secure pull printing can be deployed to maintain document … Read more →

Saray joins Cober Printing team as Sales Director

Cober Printing (Kitchener, Ontario), a leading fourth-generation printing company founded in 1916, has named industry veteran Gord Saray as its Sales Director. In making the announcement, the company described Saray as “a dynamic, bilingual senior executive with a proven track record in driving results and managing change with the goal of helping clients grow and … Read more →

GFI Innovations and Fujifilm renew preferred dealer agreement

After working together to establish a solid relationship over the last 10 years, GFI Innovations and Fujifilm North America Corporation, Graphic Systems Division, have announced a continuation of their preferred dealer agreement. The arrangement furthers their strategic relationship regarding offset inks in Canada and the U.S. while reinforcing GFI’s commitment to its dealer network. One … Read more →

APP to expand its PEFC certified products by end of 2015

Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP) has confirmed that it will offer customers a greater range of  PEFC (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification) certified products across its global markets by the end of 2015. This follows the award of Indonesian Forestry Certification Cooperation (IFCC) certification to over 300,000 hectares of APP suppliers’ plantations. … Read more →

HP unveils reconditioned Indigo Digital Press

The idea behind the HP Indigo 7r Digital Press is to provide printers who want to enter the digital printing market with “a cost-effective solution with the production and quality advantages of proven HP Indigo technology.” The press is a fully warranted, high performance, reconditioned press that delivers the benefits of the HP Indigo 7000 … Read more →

Avery expands Canada-USA vehicle wrap challenge to Europe

Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions has announced that its 2015 “Wrap Like a King” Challenge will be expanded to include vehicle wrap installers from Europe – in addition to those in Canada and the U.S. Installers from 48 countries around the globe will now compete to be named the 2015 King of the Wrap World. “Wrap … Read more →

Manroland Web offers InlineDensity Control for retrofits

InlineDensity Control (IDC) from Manroland Web Systems is a high-precision, fully automated control system that determines true ink density values in a single measurement across the entire width of the web – and optimizes the printing process while minimizing waste. The technology is used in about 90 % of Manroland heatset commercial presses and is … Read more →