Tony Curcio is the editor of Graphic Arts Magazine.

KBA’s Eric Frank to head PPC Membership Committees

The Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) has appointed Eric Frank, Vice President of Marketing for KBA North America, as the chair of its Associate Member Committee and the co-chair of its Membership Committee. A longstanding Council member, Frank teaches printing at PPC’s bi-annual Folding Carton Boot Camp and is an active participant in PPC’s supplier tabletop … Read more →

Colordyne Technologies introduces 2600 Series Mini Press

Colordyne Technologies (Brookfield, WI) has introduced the 2600 Series Mini Press as part of its new Commercial Class line of products that bridge the gap between its 1600 Series Industrial Class products and its 3600 Series Production Class products – thus creating a “best-in-class” portfolio of digital colour printing equipment powered by Memjet technology. “Colordyne’s … Read more →

Reminder: DIA’s Annual Golf Tournament is June 11

Please mark Thursday, June 11 on your calendar. That’s the date of the Digital Imaging Association’s Annual Golf Tournament – a chance for fun, camaraderie, great food and warm weather in beautiful surroundings. The popular yearly event will take place once again at beautiful St. Andrew’s Valley Golf Club, 368 St. Johns Sideroad East in … Read more →

INX introduces new INXSpec Color Perfection System

As the world’s leading supplier of metal decorating ink for two-piece cans and flat-sheet metal printing, INX International Ink Company is today launching its new INXSpec Brand Color Perfection System at Cannex – an international four-day showcase for metal packaging manufacturing and filling technologies held in Guangzhou, China. “INXSpec is a unique brand management program … Read more →

Montreal-based Ultimate TechnoGraphics’ Ultimate Bindery selected Technology of the Year at Xplor 2015

Ultimate TechnoGraphics, the Canadian leader in imposition and finishing automation software, received the Technology of the Year Award at Xploration 15 in Orlando Florida last month for its Ultimate Bindery Version 4 software. The bindery technology allows printers to increase productivity (and with the automation of the finishing process improve their bottom line), increase competitiveness … Read more →

Inca Digital expands customer support in North America

After the successful creation of the joint service support program between Inca Digital and Fujifilm for Inca Onset customers in Canada, changes continue to be made to extend the Inca Customer Support team based in Chicago. The team is responsible overseeing first-line support for all Onset customers in Canada and servicing all Inca Onset flatbed … Read more →

Kodak unveils InSite Prepress Portal System 7

The latest version of InSite is built on HTML5 and eliminates bottlenecks while extending its automation, security and performance capabilities. By removing the requirement for the Java Platform, a third-party plugin, Kodak InSite Prepress Portal 7 now delivers new features including HTML5 system diagnostics and a re-designed HTML5-based Smart Review user interface. The technology helps … Read more →

Tom Duchene earns 2015 Soderstrom Award from Epicomm

Epicomm, the Association for Leaders in Print, Mail, Fulfillment, and Marketing Services, has named Tom Duchene, President of TDMS (Huntington Beach, CA) as the 55th Walter E. Soderstrom Award recipient. Duchene will be honoured at the annual Soderstrom Awards Dinner on Saturday, September 12 – the evening before the start of Graph Expo 15. This … Read more →