Tony Curcio is the editor of Graphic Arts Magazine.

Global Vision releases DocuProof 3.1.0 text verification software

Montreal-based Global Vision, a world leader in the development of innovative proofreading technologies, has announced the release of a new version of its popular text verification solution, DocuProof 3.1.0. Designed with enhancements that “will dramatically ease the challenges that professionals face on a daily basis”, DocuProof 3.1.0 will ensure the accuracy of packaging components, contracts, … Read more →

HP unveils new Latex and Scitex presses

They are the HP Latex 3500 and 3100 Printers and the HP Scitex 17000 Corrugated Press – designed to help sign and display printers and corrugated converters increase productivity and workflow efficiency. The new HP Latex 3500 Printer handles high-volume, dedicated application production, boosting productivity and helping to reduce production costs. With heavy-duty roll handling … Read more →

Andrew Pentis’ Top five U.S. cities for graphic designers

“Having worked in various cities as a designer, I find that it really just depends on the client you’re working with more than the location you are working in,” said iPartnerMedia’s National Creative Director Karolyn Masters, who is based in British Columbia and serves many American clients. “More often than not, you end up working … Read more →

C.J. Graphics, Ryerson University and St. Joseph Communications win OPIA Excellence in Print Awards

The top printers in Canada were honoured at the 2015 Ontario Printing and Imaging Association (OPIA) Excellence in Print Awards held May 13 at the St. George’s Golf and Country Club in Etobicoke, Ontario. C.J. Graphics took home the top divisional awards in two categories (Sheetfed and Digital), Ryerson University’s School of Graphic Communications Management … Read more →

Ryerson GCM students are winners at 2015 Phoenix Challenge

Students from Ryerson University’s School of Graphic Communications Management in Toronto earned a major award at the 8th Annual Phoenix Challenge held in Nashville, TN earlier this month. Fifty-three students from nine different colleges took part in the college competition with each team showcasing its problem-solving skills and knowledge of graphic arts and flexography by … Read more →

Renowned paper artist Dahmen joins Highcon’s Advisory Board

Highcon has announced that Peter Dahmen, designer and paper artist extraordinaire, has agreed to join Benny Landa, Zev Weiss and Mike Ferrari on Highcon’s Advisory Board. Dahmen has been collaborating with Highcon on numerous pop-ups and designs that have been showcased at major tradeshows and events worldwide. The crystal/flower pop-up was one of the highlights … Read more →

Insider launches Expo Asset Manager for web, creative and marketing pros

Insider Software (San Jose, CA) has unveiled Expo, a new Digital Asset Manager (DAM) software program that centralizes creative assets and streamlines workflow. The technology “redefines” how web, creative and marketing professionals discover, manage and utilize assets in their projects – including images, fonts, icons, multimedia and application documents. By supporting their creative workflow, Expo … Read more →

Leading Quebec communications company named Ricoh UK’s Innovation

Montreal-based Objectif Lune, a technology company that develops software and solutions for data-driven communications and business process automation, has been honoured with the Innovation Partner of the Year Awards from the OEM. The award from Ricoh in the UK, one of Objectif Lune’s long-standing partners, took place at a Ricoh’s Annual Sales Kick-Off event earlier … Read more →

Xerox pursues legal action in response to thefts of supplies in the United States

Recent investigations conducted by Xerox in the United States have uncovered stolen supplies and equipment on the black market, resulting in serious legal ramifications for several individuals – as well as continued protection of its customers and their equipment, said the OEM. Through supply chain security controls, audits of ordering and consumption, web and marketplace monitoring and … Read more →

Objex Unlimited hosts free seminar on 3D printing

They were expecting about 15 to 25 to attend, but Toronto-based 3D printing studio Objex Unlimited had to make room for over 35 attendees Thursday, May 7 from 10 am to 1 pm at the Mississauga Grand Banquet and Convention Center. Fascinating presentations explored how its 3D printing solutions can help printers “manufacture the future … Read more →